2014 Thumbies: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 180

2014 Thumbies: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 180

Time again where we can look back on the year of games and remember the good time and the bad.  We reward the good games that came out, and poop on the ones that were bad.  (See our new Steamy Turd award)  And it wouldn't be an episode of the Thumbstick Athletes podcast, especially a Thumbies episode, without some ranting.  But hey, we're passionate about the games we play and the systems we play them on.

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2014 "Highlights": Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 178

2014 "Highlights": Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 178

I decided to give the dudes the week off this week.  They have after all, been working without pay for quite some time.  It was a convenient time too, as Corey was shutting down our Brooklyn Studio this week and moving it to a new location in Upstate NY.  It also happened to be around the holidays when everyone was busy.  I also didn't want there to be no Thumbstick Athletes Podcast this week either, so in preparation for our 2014 Thumbies episode I decided we should go back and listen to snippets of episodes covering some of the bigger game releases this year, and ones you would likely hear about during our awards show.  It's not very long so I decided not to do show notes, and the games in the picture above are some of the games we covered.

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Episode 127: 2013 Thumbies

For this year's Thumbies episode we went a slightly different route and instead of having individual picks for awards we voted on games for each category, allowing for only one winner.  As you can imagine, there was some disagreements between the hosts especially over our Game of the Year.  The plan was originally to have a Thumbstick Athletes GOTY as well as individual GOTY, but by the end of the episode it all sort of ended with arguing.  Flash player along with all of our categories and nominees within:

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