New 3DS XL: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 186

Nintendo continues their tradition of naming their products weird things with the New 3DS XL.  At first glance you would just think it was a new 3DS XL and not an entirely new product.  Just the like whole Wii/Wii U debacle, the average consumer would probably have no idea what the difference is.  Bad name and lack of charging cable aside, three out of the four Thumbstick Athletes picked up the new 3DS last Friday.  We of course covered the features and differences between the New 3DS XL and standard 3DS and 3DS XL, (It's even confusing to type for someone who knows the difference)  as well as giving our impressions of the system at this point.  Buyer beware...transferring your Nintendo Network ID from an old system can be quite the process.

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Dying Light: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 185

Dying Light had all the signs of being a steamy turd; a delayed release, late review copies for gaming media, and delayed physical versions of the game in some parts of the world.  The red flags were too much for Dan, who ended up cancelling his pre-order for a digital copy on PC.  Luckily plenty of people were playing on Twitch, and trusted personalities in gaming culture were all seemingly enjoying their time with Dying Light, alleviating any fears of a crummy game and allowing Dan to purchase it without waiting for the reviews to slowly filter in.  Find out what Dan and Corey thought of Dying Light on the PC, and Eric on the PS4.

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