2015 Games Preview Part 2: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 183

To wrap up our 2015 games preview series, we hand picked a few of the unscheduled releases that are currently due for a 2015 release.  Some of these games will of course be pushed back into 2016 which is fine with us anymore.  Better to release a solid product than rush it out and have it not work right.  Last year we covered The Witcher 3 in 2014 preview, which at this point is slated for a May release this year.  Delayed so that CD Projekt RED could put out a finished product.  Driveclub, Halo Master Chief Collection and Assassin's Creed Unity are a completely different story...here's to a better year in 2015!

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2015 Bold Predictions: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 181

2015 Bold Predictions: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 181

With the new year comes excitement for what lays ahead, especially for us gamers who have been relentlessly teased about upcoming games by developers and publishers.  But before we get into what is actually coming out this year, with CES in full swing, we decided to hit you up with our predictions for 2015.  As usual, some predictions are bolder than others, but now that we're going to recap our predictions at the end of the year, we don't want to be super wrong either.  Here's to 2015!

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Top 5 2014 Games We Missed: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 179

Top 5 2014 Games We Missed: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 179

As unfortunate as it may be, we are unable to play all the games we would like to throughout the year.  We can't do the Podcast for 8 hours a day and certainly don't have the money to purchase every single game we would like to, so we have to pick and choose what we would like to spend both time and money on.  Inevitably, we all missed out on some games that came out this year, whether we didn't have the system to play it on, time to play said game, or didn't like the developer/publisher despite a games reviews.  Here is where we give those games credit; formerly a Thumbie category, now in it's own episode.

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Why we Didn't buy CoD: Advanced Warfare: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 173

Why we Didn't buy CoD: Advanced Warfare: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 173

For a little something different this week, we discuss why none of us decided to buy this year's Call of Duty, subtitled Advanced Warfare.  This is particularly shocking for Eric and Will, who despite swearing off the franchise, still seem to get the "Duty" itch and make the purchase every year.  Dan and Corey don't normally buy the Call of Duty games and explain why, and Will and Eric list their reason for resisting the foul CoD temptress, despite the generally positive reviews and a more interesting futuristic setting.  Later on we briefly touch on Assassin's Creed: Unity and the Master Chief Collection during "What We Played."

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