Game Releases: Week of March 4-10, 2013

The first full week of March has some heavy hitters in it, along with the rest of the month.  Be sure to pick up some of these titles as some are must-play games for early in the year.

March 5, 2013

Sim CIty  for PC


Tomb Raider for PC, PS3, 360


MLB 13: The Show for PS3, Vita


MLB 2k13 for PS3, 360


Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm for PS3, 360


Castlevania: Lords of Shadow- Mirror of Fate for 3DS


In DLC this week, the final single player DLC for Mass Effect 3 releases, with Citidel coming out also on March 5th.

Episode 62: FIFA 13/Torchlight 2

Two big releases this week in FIFA 13 and Torchlight 2.  What does Eric think of the new FIFA 13?  Will played FIFA for a little bit and Dan played the demo too, and the three Murtha's played Torchlight 2 together.  The Fall game release schedule is now in full swing with a new game seeming to come out every week so we'll have to lump some together and split others apart.  We'll keep you posted:

00:01:00: Teasers

00:01:17: Nibblebits:

-Valve releasing a 4 disc set of music from Portal, possible Ecco the Dolphin remake, free to play StarCraft 2 multiplayer?, Darksiders 2 DLC, Google predicts game sales through searches

00:10:20: Our Weeks:

-Dan- phone died

-Eric- Football, Coheed and Cambria concert

-Corey- got and iPhone 5

-Will- high school shenanigans

00:26:38: Main Segment:

-FIFA 13/Torchlight 2

01:16:13: Feedback

01:54:25: Roundtable Discussion

-Corey- Google search results predict game sales

-Will- Borderlands 2 gamer reaches max level in just under 48 hours straight

-Eric- reacting to movie criticism

02:13:56: What we Played:

-Corey- FTL, NHL 13

-Will- Mass Effect 3, Borderlands 2

-Dan- Borderlands 2, Guild Wars 2

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Ep. 60 Hangover: Indoctrination Theory

Will took the lead in this episode, offering up some new developments on the Mass Effect 3 Indoctrination Theory. He watched a three part documentary from the CleverNoobNetwork's YouTube channel, and took some notes on it to share and discuss with the rest of us. The three parts are embedded below and I highly suggest you check them out for more info. The videos are quite long, but well worth it if you're interested in the subject material. Click through the link to watch the videos and listen to the flash player.
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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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