Community Check-In: New News is Good News
New news shows on the horizon and site changes. We also have a new search and mobile app.
We have four more Community Check-Ins before E3 2012! Yesterday was National Teacher Day, which means we should pay respects to the unsung heros known as video game tutorials! Love them or hate them they’re there to help you get through the games you love to play. Now on to the latest updates!
The new live show featuring GameSpot Editors Brendan Sinclair, Tom Mcshea , and John Davidson , the LIVE news discussion show where they engage in polite argument and occasional snark about video game news. The show starts at 1:00pm PT and we want you to be a part of the LIVE show magic ! How do you take part? Do you need to be sawed in half? Nope simply tweet us at #GSQFT with your questions, comments, queries, and moral objections. What will they be talking about this week on Quoted for Truth? Diablo, Artsy PS3 owners, Super Meat Boy, $99 Xbox, and more, for the full line up check out this link here .
Aside from the recent commenting system upgrade and the game boards , there’s even more! These features include a much improved Google based search functionality which will allow you to actually find what you’re looking for in under a second. You may then sort by plenty of other option.
We’ve also released our new mobile site that works in tandem with the main site. To check this out, go to m.gamespot.com.
Tournament TV is fast approaching, and on May 22nd GameSpot will be streaming its live tournament. Don’t forget, we’re also opening up this invitation to online players as well. So if you want to take part in the return of Tournament TV simply send an email with the subject "Tournament TV" to firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited so act quickly! Only 10 members will be chosen. For more updates about this event, be sure to watch On the Spot.
May is Video Game History month, as we're sure many of you are aware that great games only get older with age, this week we’re going back in time with Fallout Fallout in celebration of their 15th anniversary. Be sure to join us Live here or on Twitch if you miss our stream don’t worry we’ll be doing another one every Wednesday during the month of May at 11:00am PT. Here are the other video games that we will be featuring this month:
Metal Gear25th Anniversary
Zelda 25th Anniversary
Wolfenstein 20th anniversary
In case you haven’t noticed, Rockstar has announced their crew forming functionality inMax Payne 3. You can team up with GameSpot editors by joining the GameSpot crew. Any crews created in Max Payne 3 are functional across multiple platforms--private crews have a limit of 250 players, but public crews have no such limit. Find out about hiw this online feature works with the game by reading our recent news story .
Sneaking in again to bring you the latest behind the scenes for this weeks On the Spot , this week we discovered that they’ll be talking about Renaissance heros, Max Payne at MLG, and a Diablo 3: Will it Run segment. This weeks trivia prize will also be an awesome addition to any Diablo fans collection, and a second prize for those of you who have a fondness for Devil May Cry.
CAUTION! Hunting for real life Pokemon is serious business and should not be taken lightly. The stunts performed in this video were done by trained youtube professionals, do not attempt to catch’em all.