Everything about the re-"launch" of GameSpot is baffling from the copy and pasted ("inspired" according to gamespot staff) site layout and structure from Giant Bomb to the overall decrease in website functionality and usability.
How much was copied and pasted? Pretty much the entire website down to the point where swapping domain names brings up the same/similar pages, the only difference is one sites pages work and the others don't...
Notice in the in the drop down they didn't even scrub the wiki submissions or rename user lists to "stacks"....
They weren't even bothered to change\correct the chat page
The same buggy and feature-bare forum system also made it over...
The worst part is, when GB launched the same redesign back in Feburary it was only bumpy in performance and bugs for about a week...
I've helped a lot of people with this issue and in all cases they misremembered their account id or email address used to sign up. To verify that your account is what you think it is, Google it + gamespot. If that id truly existed, at the very least you will see your user page in the Google results. You should see a lot more if you posted etc.. There are no lost user accounts. If you had an account in the old system I Über Guarantee you its in the new system.
Why isn't their a notice on the login page that states you must use login with your actual USER NAME and not your email address that has been used as to login since the day I joined Gamespot almost a decade ago?!
I'm certain I was using the right email address and password as I have the login information in my password manager (that I manually checked to make it was indeed the right email address and password)
I can see you Gamespot has HEAVILY borrowed their new site design from Giant Bomb's TOP MEN designers, but it needs some heavy refining as it appears too "bolted into" a very established and ancient (in terms existing on the web) but also it fitting with what Gamespot is
PS. The login page has blocked active content on Firefox, due to security risk that it poses (details can be found here and here); This issue also occurs on Giant Bomb's login page which I've tried to bring to the attention of their engineers (and still has not been fixed).
Yay! even the post editor is as bugged as GB!