Steam Summer Sale Recommendations

Get your beach bod in shape by slimming your wallet.

Get your beach bod in shape by slimming your wallet.

On this week's podcast, we give our recommendations on what Steam has to offer in its latest summer sale, from triple A blockbuster combo packs to your grandma's indie darling.

Speaking of indies, in what we played Corey discusses his initial thoughts with VA-11 Hall A: Cyberpunk Bartender. Old standbys like Rise of the Tomb Raider, The Witcher 3, Rocket League and Uncharted 4 are given more airtime as we approach the heart of summer.

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Show Notes

00:37 – INTRO

03:00 – STEAM SUMMER SALE RECOMMENDATIONS

1:01:00 – NIBBLEBITS
Our news segment this week covers the educational edition of Civilization 5, Dolphin Emulator version 5.0, a new series of Mass Effect novels, that Firewatch / Ford dealership art theft debacle, Super Mario RPG's arrival to the Wii U virtual console and Nintendo's interest in VR.

1:10:00 – OUR WEEKS
In which we summarize the most interesting and sometimes relevant things that happened to us in the last week. Corey covers a new show, HBO's The Night Of, and one from last year, Mr. Robot. Eric shares a wonderful Ting customer service report and Dan and Will break down the blockbuster Weber / Subban NHL trade.

1:33:36 – WHAT WE PLAYED
This week we collectively played and discuss: Rise of the Tomb Raider, VA-11 Hall A: Cyberpunk Bartender, Uncharted 4, Civilization 5, The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone, Overwatch and, of course, Rocket League

2:23:00 - WHAT WE DIDN’T PLAY
We round up all the popular games released this week that we didn't play, and briefly share why not. This week's releases include: Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, The Technomancer, Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Inside (which we all intend to play ASAP).

2:27:52 - FEEDBACK
In which we share our personal favorite FPS games and get into a discussion about remakes and why a lot of times they suck and sometimes they don't.

2:45:35 - GAME OF THRONES ANALYSIS
After the credits roll, Corey and Dan discuss the latest (and Season Six finale) episode of Game of Thrones, "Winds of Winter."