Episode 86: Gaming 101: Controllers

In this week's episode the Thumbstick Athletes talk about the most important part of playing games on a console.....the controller.  Paddle, remote, joypad, whatever you want to call it, the controller helped shape console gaming into the juggernaut it is today.  The Athletes (minus one) go back into the history of the controller and discuss some of their favorites and pros and cons from the Atari 2600 all the way to current gen controllers.  Show notes below:

00:01:39- Teasers

-SimCity, Knights of Pen and Paper

00:02:03- Nibble Bits

-Dan- XI3 released price tag and release window for their Steam Box, Activision announced Call of Duty Black Ops II will have microtransactions

-Corey- Sandbox Games showed their game Albion, Pokemon Rumble U coming to Japan

-Will- 343 released trailer for their new Halo Map Pack, God of War Ascension Trophy title, Dishonored The Knife of Dunwall DLC

00:12:37- Our Weeks

-Will- Baseball

-Dan- Weigh in, Kickass 2 trailer

-Corey-Came upstate, Bus break down, Knights of Pen and Paper

00:18:14- Main Segment

01:02:58- Feedback

01:13:08- Roundtable

-Will- Star Wars First Assault

-Corey and Dan- SimCity debacle

01:41:26- What We Played

-Will-Call of Duty Modern Warfare

-Corey- SimCity, Knights of Pen and Paper

-Dan- Guild Wars 2