E3 2015 Wrap Up: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 205

For this week we were going to check in with our E3 correspondent who had spent some time on the show floor.  It never ended up materializing, maybe he ended up going AWOL?  Either way, we covered some of the miscellaneous things from E3 like Nintendo's Treehouse coverage and some talk about VR.  No show notes this week either, if I get the opportunity to listen at some point I'll post them at a later date.  Get off my back, okay?  I'm busy dammit!

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2014 Predictions Recap: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 176

2014 Predictions Recap: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 176

For the first time ever we do a recap of one of our predictions episodes, and find out who is wrong and who is right.  One of our hosts was startlingly prescient when it came to predictions for this year.  And if you listened to our 2014 predictions episode (#130) and remembered what we argued about back then...well you get a repeat of that here too!  It was fun to go back and listen to what we thought this year would bring in the world of gaming.

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Top 5 Takeaways from E3 2014

Top 5 Takeaways from E3 2014

I more or less gushed about this year’s E3 on the podcast. Sony & Microsoft’s game heavy press conferences in addition to Nintendo’s classy Direct left me feeling excited for gaming’s near future. We saw new IP, some creative indies, impressive new-gen blockbusters, plenty of surprises and several “oh, by the way”s. Here are my most important takeaways from gaming’s biggest event of the year, E3 2014.

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