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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Watch Out For: Titanfall

Watch Out For: Titanfall

Titanfall….the one title that made me slightly jealous of those who will be getting an Xbone.  For me it was the star of very solid showing of games during Microsoft’s press conference during this year’s E3.  Its science fiction FPS gameplay combined with awesome fast paced mech (titan) combat made me wish the lousy Kinect didn’t have to always be plugged in for the xbone to work.  Luckily, it seems that Titanfall is also coming to PC and the Xbox 360, giving me one less reason to feel the need for Microsoft’s controversial new console.  More after the jump:

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