Skylanders: Trap Team: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 169

Skylanders: Trap Team: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 169

If I was to design the perfect game for myself as a child, the Skylanders series would be it.  Collectible figurines that you place on a portal and bring to life in a video game is as close to drug addiction as some of us may get.  Clever design, interesting characters, and a vibrant and colorful world all have contributed to making Skylanders a multi-billion dollar franchise...and oh yeah, the cost might have something to do with it.  Skylanders can certainly be enjoyed with just the base game, but to really get the most out of it, you're probably going to have to open your wallet a bit...

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Episode 83: PlayStation 4 Announcement

WIth the PS4 announcement hot off the presses, the Athletes breakdown their thoughts and questions with the two hour presentation still fresh in their minds. Was the announcement enough to sell the system? What was thought of the games shown during the presentation? Which, if any, of the Athletes will be getting the PS4 on day one? All of this plus our usual episode contents and Four in February progress in episode 83. Show notes after the jump:

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Episode 82: Top 5 Shooters

With the lack of Corey this week and Four in February still going strong, we decide to tackle an easy top 5 this week and pick our 5 favorite shooters. To clarify, this doesn't necessarily just mean FPS games but also third person and various hybrids will also work, as long as the primary game mechanic is......shooting. We're also trying to avoid talking about the same games over and over again so we try not to bring up our top 5 or 10 games of all time in these lists. I'll have to get a list going someplace on the website so we can keep track and make sure not to keep revisiting the same games over and over. We also plan on revisiting our favorite games lists at some point, as they've no doubt changed somewhat over the course of the last year and a half.

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