Evolve: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 187

I think everyone is starting is to realize that the first-person shoot genre in gaming has gotten relatively stale as of late.  Specifically the multi-player FPS seems to have been recycled and rehashed to death, so it's nice to hear when developers are trying to change the pace a little.  Last year it was Titanfall who tried to shake up the genre with mechs and parkour tossed into the standard multi-player affair.  This year it's Evolve's turn to tweak the formula with asymetrical 4v1 multi-player where 4 players team up to take down an ever evolving, giant monster.  Will takes the lead in this episode, giving a rundown of the characters, abilities and gameplay and the conversation turns to DLC later on with Evolve's strange implementation of of their season pass and different versions of the game.

Main Segment: 00:02:50

 

Nibblebits: 00:32:35

Dan: Square Enix humble bundle

Will: Darksiders 2 getting a PS4 re-release

Eric: Project Cars delayed

 

Our Weeks: 00:44:30

Eric: Soccer, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Suits

Will: 4 in February progress

Dan: NVidia Shield adapters, Predators trade, Nintendo customer service

 

What We Played: 00:57:58

Eric: Screamride, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Bayonetta 2, Monster Hunter 4

Dan: Hearthstone, Papers, Please, War in the North

Will: Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, Windwaker HD

 

Feedback: 01:31:00

 

Roundtable!!!: 01:45:30

 

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