Knowledge Identifier: $Giant_Bomb
Category: Business (10)
Launched in 2007.
Countries: United States (60%), (31%), New York (6%)
Linked to: Twitter, Justin.tv, Quantcast, Roku
As part of the new deal, the non-disparagement agreement between Gerstmann and CNET was nullified, allowing Gerstmann to openly talk about the reason why he was fired from GameSpot in 2007
Jeff Gerstmann - Giant Bomb, launched in March 2008, is a video gaming website which is the current home of Gerstmann and other game journalists, including Ryan Davis, Brad Shoemaker and Vinny Caravella
Whiskey Media - Giant Bomb is the video game-focused website, launched in blog-form on March 6, 2008 and in its complete form on July 21, 2008
Sky News referenced Giant Bomb in 2009 when reporting about the Japanese "molestation simulation" video game, RapeLay after Amazon.com banned it from being sold on its website
Dual Endurance Runs began in April and ran through to end of May, 2010, when Gerstmann and Caravella and Davis and Shoemaker played the Xbox 360 budget action-adventure game "Deadly Premonition"
January 18, 2012 was the Protests against SOPA and PIPA, a collective effort against the Stop Online Piracy Act and PROTECT IP Act
GameSpot - Following the announcement of the purchase of Giant Bomb by CBS Interactive on March 15, 2012, Jeff was allowed to reveal that he was dismissed by management as a result of publishers threatening to pull advertising revenue due to less-than-glowing review scores being awarded by GameSpot's editorial team
The site's core editorial staff includes former GameSpot editors Gerstmann, Alex Navarro, Brad Shoemaker and Vinny Caravella as well as Patrick Klepek, formerly of G4, Drew Scanlon, and Ryan Davis until his death in 2013
Jeff Gerstmann - On July 3rd, 2013, Ryan Davis, co-founder and regular contributor of Giant Bomb, passed away at the age of 34 from natural causes
Jeff Gerstmann - On July 3, 2013, Ryan Davis, co-founder and main host of Giant Bomb's content, passed away at the age of 34 from natural causes