Welcome to This Week in Raptr, your weekly summary of upcoming community events and top discussions happening on Raptr.com!
Last week, Zombie Studios’ Jared Gerritzen and Collin Moore were on hand for one of our largest Q&A sessions to date. Topics among the 1,400 posts included the future of Blacklight Retribution, user-made BLR helmets (courtesy of heruka), and information about the company’s new survival horror project Daylight (complete with exclusive screens!).
This Tuesday, March 12, from 10AM to 6PM PT, 17-BIT’s Borut Pfeifer, Ben Vance, and Jake Kazdal will field all your Skulls of the Shogun and indie-dev questions in Raptr’s next Q&A session. Start asking your questions now — the ten best Qs will win signed posters and T-shirts!
Defiance Raptr Rewards
Interested in Trion Worlds’ Defiance? Check out our latest Raptr Reward this Wednesday, March 13! More details will be posted then, so stay tuned!
Halo 4 Community Game Night
The UNSC is looking for a group of rag-tag Raptrs to come together for an onslaught of Red vs. Blue in Halo 4! Leave your gamertag in the following post and we’ll put you on the invite list for a night of gaming with Raptr staff and community members this Wednesday, March 13, from 4-6PM PT.
If you have a particular game you’d like to play, leave suggestions in the comments, create a post looking for others to play with, or check out these threads below and find new and old friends to play with!
Battlefield 3 Raptr Platoon
Blacklight Retribution – RPTR Clan
Borderlands 2 – Vault Hunters meet-up
Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Gamertag post
Gears of War 3 – Gearheads Coalition sign-up
Mass Effect 3 Operations meet-up
Minecraft – Collaborators meet-up
SimCity – Builders meet-up
Raptr Contest: Ides of March
Beware the Ides of March. Much like how Brutus betrayed Caesar, many video games have also spawned equally brutal betrayals. Confess to Raptr your most brutal video game betrayals — either perpetrated by or against you — for a chance at a Raptr plushie!
Get your confessions in soon — the contest ends Saturday, March 16.
Call of Duty or Battlefield? by Leftforllama
Both Call of Duty and Battlefield are big FPS franchises with the hardcore fan base to match. Raptr user Leftforllama wants to know which FPS you pledge allegiance to.
Should they remake the older Final Fantasy games? by KoRnyGx
Square-Enix’s Final Fantasy series of RPGs is 14 roman numerals in and counting, but Raptr user KoRnyGx wants to know if the house of Cloud should continue banking on nostalgia or focus their efforts on something new.
Which Minecraft is better: Xbox or PC? by FORKJUICE
To date, Raptr users have logged more than 11 million hours in Mojang’s blocky building simulator. Raptr user FORKJUICE wants to know whether you do your best building in front of a computer or an Xbox controller.
How important are Trophies and Achievements to your gaming experience? Do you play a game that you may not have otherwise played for them? by mcarpino
Since their addition in 2005, Trophies and Achievements have added a new facet to gameplay this generation. However, Raptr user mcarpino wants to know if these notifications are a welcome addition or a minor nuisance.
What is your favorite car in Grand Theft Auto IV? by YoManuelGAMING
With a title like Grand Theft Auto, you know that cars are a major focus of Rockstar’s open-world simulator. Whether you call Liberty City or Vice City your home, Raptr user YoManuelGAMING wants to know which vehicle is your car of choice.