Episode 128: 2014 Games Preview Part 1

With the dawning of the new year comes one of my favorite things to do; research for our 2014 games preview.  Though a lot of time goes into reading about most of the games coming out this year, it also gives me a chance get interested in games that I may have otherwise overlooked.  I can also look forward to some of the juggernauts that will be coming out later this year, games like Destiny and Watch Dogs.  For part 1 we cover all the games with solid release dates.  It is primarily made up of games coming in the first quarter, but there are a few games from late spring and summer sprinkled in there and one minor game coming out in September (ehem, Destiny...)  We also cover some controversy from our Thumbies awards episode over our thoughts on Assassin's Creed 4.  Show notes and flash player within:

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Episode 125: 2013 VGX Awards

It's that time of the year again, when gamers get their time in the spotlight as Spike TV plays host to another round of gaming awards.  They were about what you would expect from a video game awards show, not particularly entertaining (apparently), filled with commercials, and not very well received.  Gamers are a fickle bunch after all, and the Athletes, though they didn't watch the awards show certainly have an opinion on the awards that were given out.  If you've listened for awhile, you can probably already guess which award got our feathers ruffled the most.  Show notes and flash player within:

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Episode 124: Super Mario 3D World/Zelda 3DS

Episode 124: Super Mario 3D World/Zelda 3DS

The Athletes do a Nintendo heavy episode this week with Eric weighing in on The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds on his new 3DS XL and Will covering Super Mario 3D World.  There is also a guest appearance from Jarad, who has been talked about a lot on the podcast, but hasn't made an appearance until now.  He joins up to discuss The Wolf Among Us as a fan of the Fables comics series which the game is a prequel of.  The much anticipated Starbound's beta went live so there's also some discussion on that later on.  Show notes and flash player within:

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Episode 123: Battlefield 4/Assassin's Creed 4

Episode 123: Battlefield 4/Assassin's Creed 4

For this week's episode we had planned on only having the main segment on Battlefield 4, but with Corey in studio for Thanksgiving weekend we decided to also cover Assassin's Creed 4.  We also got into a fairly lengthy discussion on black Friday, and if you've listened to us for awhile you can probably guess where we stand.  Dan and his wife also had their baby so he talks briefly about how that all went down.  Show notes and flash player within:

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