Giant Bombcast 469: Meme Money, Meme Problems

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Giant Bombcast 469: Meme Money, Meme Problems

This week we can't stop gushing about Horizon: Zero Dawn, but we manage to take a break for some early Switch impressions, a list of exciting hedgehog facts, Erik Wolpaw's Final Fight One review, and a surprise announcement from the Internet's favorite reaction star.

Horizon: Zero Dawn Review

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Horizon: Zero Dawn Review

Horizon: Zero Dawn is, more or less, an entire game based around Arthur C. Clarke's third law, which states that "any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." What would happen if only one person had the world at her fingertips? If only one person had access to a smart phone and the entirety of the internet, what advantages might that give them over their peers? Replace "smart phone" with "networked augmented reality device," set things in a tribal world where anything the world's inhabitants don't understand is likely to be worshiped as a god, and you've got the basic setup for Guerrilla's thrilling new game.

The Community Spotlight - 02/18/2017

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The Community Spotlight - 02/18/2017

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host this week! So... "stuff" since our last Community Spotlight. First and foremost, Drew became a widely used reaction .GIF, and everyone from your boss to your grandmother has been sharing their two-cents on the Nintendo Switch. It's almost like a metaphorical video game "Pain Train" hit the site, and we now need to collectively pick up the pieces and start anew. Well at least big releases such as For Honor and Halo Wars 2 will be able to allow us to bide our time until this torment subsides. Speaking of which, let's move on to the site related housekeeping!

There Are Two New Shirts In The Store

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There Are Two New Shirts In The Store

Hello! There are two new shirts in our merchandise store, located at store.giantbomb.com. Both are pre-order items that will be shipping in mid-March. The first is a limited-edition This Is The Run shirt, with art provided by Fobwashed. This will only be available for pre-order for two weeks; we won't be stocking it normally after the pre-order is over, so get while the getting's good! I'm lazy, so here's the store description!