Weekly Report: Revitalizing TMI!
We have so much to share this week!
Box Art Hunt Suggestions
Post your suggestions about what kinds of box art themes you would like to participate in during the coming months.
Gearbox is looking for your feedback about the Borderlands enemies, and in return you have the opportunity to receive some Borderlands schwag. If you're interested in some unique Gearbox schwag, drop by the official community page for details. Gearbox staff plan to pull a list of winners sometime early next week.
Splinter Cell: Conviction Giveaway
We recently started linking Raptr accounts with GameSpot accounts. Raptr wanted to give GameSpot users a chance to know about them by giving away a limited edition of Splinter Cell: Conviction. The giveaway offer ends on April 6.
GameFAQs Limerick Competition
GameFAQs has a competition about being creative and writing a good limerick that's somehow related to gaming. The top three winners will get GameFAQs karma as a reward. If you are interested in competing, log in with your GameSpot account name and password.
Introducing: Visual Street Team!
So you're surfing the Internet and you come across a video or screenshot of a recent game release or upcoming game yet to be released. Do you think the world can't live without it? Have you found that random, rare video or screenshot on a game publisher or developer Web site that you don't think anyone has seen? Are you astounded that these visuals are not on GameSpot.com for the world to see? Join the Visual Street Team, and be a part of something bigger than yourself! Be a contributor! Earn an emblem!
Game Night Celebration Trivia
Much like we did last year, we'll be handing out a celebration participation emblem for those who play in tonight's game night or participate in the trivia. Last year's emblem looked like this. This year's emblem looks like this.
Additional Emblems Granted
- cloudwarrior79 won the UK MAG Game Night MVP and was recently granted the Bounty Hunter emblem.
- Feliscele received the A Winner is Me! emblem for submitting the best homework for The HotSpot podcast.
- Asagea_888 received the Top 100 Reviewers emblem because one of the GameSpot editors stumbled upon his supreme review writing skills.
- dark_being received the Spoiler Warning emblem for posting so many videos with game endings.
- Printul_Noptii received the Fire Your Boss emblem.
This week's member spotlight goes to Daavpuke, who demonstrates how you don't have to throw away a console just because it breaks.
Featured User Videos
- Kevin VanOrd talks about Supreme Commander 2 in his lastest blog.
- Justin Calvert shares some tips about a tactic in Toy Soldiers on the X360.
- Chris Watters addresses a concern about the Metro 2033 review.
- Dan Chiappini shares how someone might get a job at GameSpot Australia.
- Stanley Lin challenges you to test your game knowledge!
- Tom Mc Shea talks about the PlayStation and more.
- Kevin VanOrd and site moderators address why some C&C4 user reviews were removed.
- GameSpot staff share their favorite games of all time in the Ask GameSpot forum.
- Dante's Inferno: LiK | smm217
- Heavy Rain: celtic1962 | doctor_kaz | ZanarkandTidus
- Modern Warfare 2: gdw0908
- Uncharted 2: Among Thieves: AlmightyMax
- Mirror's Edge: GeekyDad
- Dark Void: AzelKosMos
- Age of Zombies: smm217
- God of War: Setho10
- Prince of Persia: Warrior Within: ebbderelict
- Final Fantasy X: calvinsora
- Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES: Aberinkulas
- Darkwatch: ebbderelict
- SSX 3: Pierst179
- Fragile Dreams: Asagea_888
- Space Invaders Extreme 2: c_rake
- No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle: JustPlainLucas
- Magical Starsign: zh666
- Pokemon SoulSilver & HeartGold Versions: charizard1605
- Super Punch-Out!: Garrison_Ford
Reminder: Users featured are emblem holders on the Top 100 or Top 500 reviewers list. Recommend yourself and a friend!
- AnelZukic and pikaby talk about Final Fantasy.
- SuperfastSonic thinks about retrospective underwater stages.
- gamer-clemm and jazzfan4 have some iPhone/iTouch game impressions.
- LordRork shares how his RPG character had no voice but lived.
- PSFreak1 has some preliminary God of War II impressions.
- travisstaggs wrote a Sega Dreamcast console review.
- BessenStock has an interesting comparison between Bad Company 2 and Modern Warfare 2.
- Dan_Lero shares his impressions about the Battlefield: Bad Company 2 trophy.
Tip of the Week
This week's tip is about the terms "classic" and "style" in posts. Read more about how you can avoid encountering censor bypass complications.
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