Episode 89: Remakes We Want

With the recent announcement of the classic Ducktales game being remade, a listener queries the Athletes on which games they would like to see remade and/rebooted.  There's a few games from a few different generations from the classic NES with the most recent games from the Nintendo 64 (which came out like 15 years ago already).  Later on in the episode the Athletes talk about the recent closing of LucasArts as a game developer and some more talk about BioShock Infinite.

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Episode 85: Tomb Raider/Sim CIty

Two big releases this past week in the Tomb Raider reboot and the new and "improved" always online Sim City. Corey and Will discuss their impressions of Sim City and whether or not they ended up having any of the now infamous launch woes that everyone seemed to have, while Dan and Eric (and to a lesser extent, Will) talk the new Tomb Raider game. Talks later in the episode inevitably go to the hot topic of always online DRM restrictions and whether they have a place in what were traditionally single player games. All this plus the usual from the Thumbstick Athletes this week. Show notes after the jump!

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Episode 69: CoD: Black Ops 2

The latest Call of Duty game, Black Ops 2, was released with generally good reviews critically, and extraordinarily mixed user reviews.  Eric and Will weigh in with their thoughts.  How does it stack up to the first Black Ops?  Is it better than Halo 4?  Zombies?  These questions are answered in the first segment of the episode for a change.  There is also a link below for the Sui Generis kickstarter page. Here's the notes:

00:01:00- Main Segment

00:33:18- Nibble Bits

-Dan- Xbox 360 supports 32 GB USB drives, New Guild Wars 2 player event, Gearbox announces new Borderlands 2 DLC

-Will- Star Wars The Old Republic is now free-to-play, Final episode of The Walking Dead game is coming out Tuesday Nov. 20, DragonBorn DLC for Skyrim details, next Call of Duty will be, yet, another Modern Warfare game

-Corey- Microsoft sent gifts to long time Xbox Live subscribers, Gabe Newell inducted into the AIAS Hall of Fame, Spike TV announced their video game award nominees

-Eric- New Tiger Woods game is letting you have 20 starting courses instead of 16, Black Friday deals

00:52:19 Our Weeks

-Corey- Sick, Xbox 360, explored his area

-Dan- Sick, iTunes issue, new phone battery, watching Firefly

-Eric- Buffalo Bill’s games

-Will- Sick, Assassin’s Creed III resolution

-Hockey Talk-

01:26:03- Feedback

01:45:41- Round Table

-Dan- Kickstarter project for Sui Generis

-Will- Xbox Live Gamerscore and Friendships

-Corey- Camping discussion

02:01:27- What We’ve Played

-Group Halo Discussion-

-Corey- Curiosity

-Eric- Fifa

-Will- Assassin’s Creed III

-Dan- Guild Wars 2

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