Episode 98: Remember Me/The Swapper

We talk two new releases this week, neither of which came out with too much fanfare.  One being the stunning indie puzzle platformer The Swapper, and the other, the cyberpunk beat 'em up Remember Me, with it's interesting take on memories.  Maybe there wasn't too much excitement around these games because there aren't a lot of moments where fist pumps are appropriate, like in Call of Duty or Madden, unless you REALLY like solving puzzles and digging up forgotten and painful memories.  Either way, two good games came out this week and deserve some attention!  Show notes and flash player after the jump:

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Episode 66: Gaming 101: Competitive Gaming

We decide to tackle (get it, tackle?.....Just watching some football) the subject of competitve gaming.  We even have someone in studio who has some experience in the competitive gaming or e-sports arena.  In the traditional Thumbstick Athletes way, we give a brief history lesson of the subject as well.  Here's the notes:

00:01:18- Teasers

-Borderlands 2 DLC, Lunar Silver Star Story Touch,

00:02:04- Nibble Bits

-Dan- Planetside 2 comes out November 20th, Guild Wars 2 has a Halloween Special gameplay, Xbox Smart Glass comes out on October 26th

-Corey- God of War Ascension preorder comes with the movie 300, Zynga has let go 5% of its employees and closed many studios

-Eric- Zynga has lost 160 million dollars this year, Borderlands Legends was announced,

00:10:10- Our Weeks

-Corey- Frank and Weenie, Most the PC Parts came, Third Party debate

-Dan- Little break from video games, phone problems

-Eric- Buffalo Bills game

00:31:55- Main Segment

01:10:00 Round Table

-Dan- Zynga’s troubles

-Eric-Nintendo Wii U’s losing money

01:26:20- What We’ve Played

-Dan- Borderlands 2 DLC

-Corey- Lunar Silver Star Story Touch

-Eric- Fifa 13

 

Episode 57: 2012 Fall Games Preview Part 2

This is the second part of our Fall Games Preview 2012 edition. The Athletes cover video games releases starting in November through December. The lighter releases in November and December is nice so our bank accounts can recover. The Athletes also discuss the demos to Madden 13 as well as NHL 13. Click for the notes and flash player:
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