Episode 141: April Fools in Gaming 2014

Every year on April fools day, gamers everywhere are treated to jokes coming from developers, coverage websites, and individuals throughout the gaming community.  Most are obviously jokes, like Francis playing Half Life 3, designed to entertain us and lighten the mood in what can sometimes be a fairly toxic community.  Though some were able seem like legitimate news stories and one in particular may not have even been a joke.  The Thumbstick Athletes help sort out some of the mess and talk about some of our favorites, which ones fooled us, and even some we thought would be really sweet if they were true. 

Teasers

- Elder Scrolls Online, Infamous Second Son, Xbox One, Broken Age, The Banner Saga, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon, Lord Of The Rings War In The North, Zelda A Link Between Worlds, Poker Night 2 

 

Nibble Bits 00:03:07

Corey: Phil Spencer takes over Microsoft's Xbox division

Eric: Fifa 14 World Cup demo out on Xbox 360 and PS3

Will: Reaper Of Souls sold 2.7 million its first week

Dan: Reign Of Giants out on Steam

 

Our Weeks 00:16:12

Dan: Infamous: Second Son review card

Will: Video Games

Eric: The Social Network movie, Xbone Purchase

Corey: Birthday

 

Main Segment 00:26:47

 

What We Played 01:06:33

Will: Infamous: Second Son, Bravely Default, Elder Scrolls Online, Towerfall Ascension

Eric: Xbone, Titanfall, FIfa, 

Corey: Escape Goat 2, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon, Final Fantasy 6, Lord Of The Rings War In The North, Zelda A Link Between Worlds, Age Of Wonders 3, Poker Night 2

Dan: Broken Age, The Banner Saga, Towerfall Ascension

 

Feedback 02:08:13