Episode 136: 2014 Four in February Finale

For this year's Four in February we went a slightly different route and selected games for each other from the ole backlog.  The final game was voted on from among three choices by the community, and the result couldn't possibly be more varied.  We had one that barely even started their games, one that beat one and played most of his others briefly, one that cut it really close, finishing with under an hour left in February, and one that finished with relative ease.  You could probably guess from the handy graphic (within) which is which, but listen on to find out the how and why of our decisions, as well as thoughts on these games.  

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Episode 135: Bravely Default

Episode 135: Bravely Default

Now that all of the Athletes own a 3DS, it makes it much easier to cover our bases when it comes to new releases on the handheld.  Bravely Default is a game that would have been covered even if only one of us had played it, as it targets fans of the older Final Fantasy games.  It blends the old school feel of turn based combat and excellent Final Fantasy-esque job system, with more modern amenities like auto saves, great graphics, and street pass integration; throw in the Brave and Default system to add another level of strategy to combat, and you have the makings of a great RPG.

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Episode 90: Age of Empires 2 HD

Episode 90: Age of Empires 2 HD

For this week's episode, Dan, Eric, Corey and Will FINALLY sit down together and all play the same game at the same time.  Never mind that they were in four separate locations, as it's something that doesn't happen that often.  The Age of Empires 2 HD remake brought them all together for some old school Teuton and Byzantine vs. Frank and Celt action like they did back in the day.   EA also won (for the second year in a row) Consumerist's worst company in America, so the Athletes weigh in on that too during the episode.  Show notes and flash player after the jump.

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