Episode 70: Indie Game: The Movie

The Thumbstick Athletes take on movie reviewing this week after watching Indie Game: The Movie, available now on Netflix.  Find out what the Athletes thought of the movie that followed the creators of Fez, Super Meat Boy, and to a lesser extent Braid.  Indie Game: The Movie does a nice job of going behind the scences of the development process and explores some of the personal struggles one could anticipate when undergoing such a project.  Here's the notes:

 

00:01:26- Nibble Bits

-Dan- Planetside 2 launched, GOG has an Indie Game sale, New Borderlands 2 DLC

-Eric- Karaoke app for the Xbox 360, Treyarch took Nuketown off the playlist for Black Ops II, ESPN app improvements

-Will- Wii U will not be getting the upcoming Omega DLC for Mass Effect 3, Wii U owners should not unplug consoles during Firmware updates, Okan Kaya played Black Ops II for 122 hours, Minecraft Players make the Midgar in game.

-Corey- Google Maps is coming back to the IOS, Wii U charges 50 cents to register a minor for online, 343 is looking for developers with MMO experience

00:18:35- Our Weeks

-Corey- Went to local bars

-Will- Let my friend borrow Black Ops II, First Report card

-Eric- Divorce

-Dan- Guild Wars 2, 1984

00:28:39- Main Segment

01:07:33- Feedback

01:38:11- Round Table

-Will- New Karaoke App for the 360

-Eric- Square Enix asking for opinions on gay marriage for new Final Fantasy

-Corey- Should the new Mass Effect be a prequel or sequel to the Mass Effect trilogy

01:51:50- What We’ve Played

-Corey- Sleeping Dogs, Soul Caster, Halo 4

-Eric- Halo 4, Fifa, Call of Duty

-Dan- Level 80 on Guild Wars 2

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