Episode 138: Titanfall

Episode 138: Titanfall

Despite our general lack of interest in the competitive FPS genre, two of the Thumbstick Athletes decided to spend some money on the next big shooter in Titanfall.  Developed by Respawn and published by EA, Titanfall had some huge shoes to fill and very lofty expectations to live up to.  Find out what Dan, someone who doesn't play competitive FPSes, thinks of a multiplayer only shooter.  Also you get to hear Will's opinion of the full release of TItanfall, after having played the beta on both PC and Xbox One.  Is 6v6 enough players for today's competitive FPS?  Are the grunts worthless cannon fodder?  Titanfall has a campaign? Should you "Believe the hype?"

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Episode 133: Next Gen Wishlist

With Corey on vacation, Dan, Will and Eric suffer through the cold both outside and in the studio.  For this week the Athletes decided to come up with a few ideas for what could make the next gen (current at this point)  even better.  Of course that means game ideas, hardware ideas, though we did kind of focus on ideas we would like to see implemented into games.  Will especially had a great game idea that we're not likely to see, but would probably be a blockbuster if done correctly...

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Episode 51: Gaming 101: Game Genres part 1

Though they were minus Corey this week, the Athletes forged ahead with their Gaming 101 series of episodes, this time touching on the subject of game genres. Though these episode types are geared towards non and casual gamers, even seasoned gamers like ourselves learned a few things while recording this series. This week we learned of genres that we didn't know existed, and a some that only had a handful of games from 30 years ago that no longer exist. Neat stuff! Here's the notes:
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