New 3DS XL: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 186

Nintendo continues their tradition of naming their products weird things with the New 3DS XL.  At first glance you would just think it was a new 3DS XL and not an entirely new product.  Just the like whole Wii/Wii U debacle, the average consumer would probably have no idea what the difference is.  Bad name and lack of charging cable aside, three out of the four Thumbstick Athletes picked up the new 3DS last Friday.  We of course covered the features and differences between the New 3DS XL and standard 3DS and 3DS XL, (It's even confusing to type for someone who knows the difference)  as well as giving our impressions of the system at this point.  Buyer beware...transferring your Nintendo Network ID from an old system can be quite the process.

Nibblebits: 00:04:10

Corey: Bethesda to host a press conference at E3 this year

Dan: Dying Light adding a free Hard Mode

Will: XSeed is releasing Story of Seasons March 31

Eric: Just Cause 3 gets a Holiday 2015 release date

 

Our Weeks: 00:14:22

Eric: Birthday, American Sniper, Soccer, Transparent, Suits, hockey

Dan: going to Predators game in Buffalo

Will: Four in February work

Corey: Thumbstick Athletes Take Over the World, Utica Comets game

 

Main Segment: 00:44:55

 

What We Played: 01:20:20

Eric: Grim Fandango, Bayonetta 2, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Battlefield Hardline beta, Monster Hunter 4

Corey: Hearthstone, KOTOR, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Mass Effect Infiltrator

Will: Evolve, Smash Bros. Wii U, Heroes of the Storm, XCOM, The Banner Saga, Sunset Overdrive

Dan: Dust: An Elysian Tail, LOTR: War in the North

 

Feedback: 02:27:37

 

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