2016 Mid Year Recap: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 259

On this week's podcast and mid point of 2016, we recap our favorite games of the year (so far).

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Show Notes

00:00:35 - 2016 MID YEAR RECAP

00:34:50 - NIBBLEBITS
In this week's news segment, we cover rumors regarding the new Overwatch sniper support characters, Gul'dan and Andariel's possible appearance in Heroes of the Storm, Activision's Call of Duty prototype set in Ancient Rome, Microsoft's announcement that all MS published games will be Xbox Play Anywhere titles, Read Dead Redemption being backwards compatible, the new entries to EA Access, Xbox's Ultimate Games Sale, Ubisoft's moves to avoid a Vivendi takeover and finally The Witcher 3, Game of the Year edition.

00:54:10 - OUR WEEKS
In our what we've been up to lately segment, Will briefly mentions heading to Warped Tour. Will and Corey discuss a Fourth of July confrontation. Corey ditches Google Chrome to return to Mozilla Firefox and briefly talks anime (Knights of Sidonia and Seven Deadly Sins). Eric gives a mini review on the new Blink 182 album and discusses his experience as a guest on the Live From Mannfield Rocket League podcast.

01:16:54 - WHAT WE PLAYED
This week, Eric finished Uncharted 4: A Thief's End and he talks the ending with Will. Dan doubles down on mobile games Sim City Build It and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius (the latter, Corey and Eric had also played). Corey and Eric gush over Rocket League yet again and Corey falls out of love with Tomb Raider.