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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Episode 133: Next Gen Wishlist

With Corey on vacation, Dan, Will and Eric suffer through the cold both outside and in the studio.  For this week the Athletes decided to come up with a few ideas for what could make the next gen (current at this point)  even better.  Of course that means game ideas, hardware ideas, though we did kind of focus on ideas we would like to see implemented into games.  Will especially had a great game idea that we're not likely to see, but would probably be a blockbuster if done correctly...

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Episode 128: 2014 Games Preview Part 1

With the dawning of the new year comes one of my favorite things to do; research for our 2014 games preview.  Though a lot of time goes into reading about most of the games coming out this year, it also gives me a chance get interested in games that I may have otherwise overlooked.  I can also look forward to some of the juggernauts that will be coming out later this year, games like Destiny and Watch Dogs.  For part 1 we cover all the games with solid release dates.  It is primarily made up of games coming in the first quarter, but there are a few games from late spring and summer sprinkled in there and one minor game coming out in September (ehem, Destiny...)  We also cover some controversy from our Thumbies awards episode over our thoughts on Assassin's Creed 4.  Show notes and flash player within:

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