The new site is outstanding, wonderful updates and some really, really wonderful new savvy features that make browsing the forums fundamentally different and objectively better. Allow me to give you two of the most important links the new GameSpot provides you with--
Favorite Boards: http://www.gamespot.com/forums/favorites/boards/
-- and more importantly --
Favorite Topics: http://www.gamespot.com/forums/favorites/topics/
Go to them, study them, use them, profit. Go forth and enjoy the goodness that is the new GameSpot. It only gets better from here, and we're starting pretty high up there already.