The shortened month of February is the perfect time to go back and hit your gaming backlog, or pile of shame as it's also known. For the third year now, the Thumbstick Athletes Podcast has taken part in 4 in February...an event meant to help us gamers tame our ever-growing lists of games we'll get to someday. Starting last year, we decided to pick each other's games and leave one of the games up to a fan vote which you can find below or at a number of other links we've floated around on the web. Maybe we'll all beat our games this year! We also give our first impressions of this year's first big release, Dying Light.Read More
For the first time in our 94 episode history there's just two of us for
a whole show. There may have been a hangover or extra episode
somewhere with just two, but it's a first for the main episodes.
Fortunately, Dan and Corey were able to put out a full two hour episode
on Metro 2033, whose sequel Metro: Last Light is coming out next week.
Metro 2033 is one of those games that all the Athletes kind of
overlooked when it came out (before the podcast of course.) Dan even
confused it for another title. So listen in and find out what Corey and
Dan think of the cult hit from 4A Games. Show notes and flash player after the jump:
Since out nibblebits segment has been getting really long with the news
in gaming over the past few months, we went with an episode dedicated
solely to news. Plus the topic we were initially going to do initially
backfired somewhat forcing our hand at the last minute. Later on in
the episode there's some more EA hate and some new games to talk about. Show notes and flash player after the jump.
With the recent announcement of the classic Ducktales game being remade, a listener queries the Athletes on which games they would like to see remade and/rebooted. There's a few games from a few different generations from the classic NES with the most recent games from the Nintendo 64 (which came out like 15 years ago already). Later on in the episode the Athletes talk about the recent closing of LucasArts as a game developer and some more talk about BioShock Infinite.Read More