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.
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."