E3 2015 Predictions: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 203

Time for E3 again, the part of the year where summer is just beginning and all you want to do is sit inside and watch all your gaming hopes and dreams come true...or get hopelessly dashed by the numerous letdowns that sprinkle the entire show.  For this week we preview all the main press conferences, starting with Bethesda on Sunday night, and finishing up with the first ever PC Gaming conference Tuesday night.  We cover some of the expected announcements as well as offer some of our own fairly safe predictions.  Good or bad, E3 is always a fun spectacle!

Read More

Episode 126: The Walking Dead game Season 1

Episode 126: The Walking Dead game Season 1

The Walking Dead Season 2 (videogame) has just been released so we figured it was finally time to have our spoiler episode for Season 1.  The Athletes, minus Eric (who joins later) do a brief plot summary of each episode and talk about their specific decisions and how it relates and/or changes the story later on in the game.  Eric then joins us after the main segment to continue the rest of the episode.  Show notes and flash player within

Read More

Episode 124: Super Mario 3D World/Zelda 3DS

Episode 124: Super Mario 3D World/Zelda 3DS

The Athletes do a Nintendo heavy episode this week with Eric weighing in on The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds on his new 3DS XL and Will covering Super Mario 3D World.  There is also a guest appearance from Jarad, who has been talked about a lot on the podcast, but hasn't made an appearance until now.  He joins up to discuss The Wolf Among Us as a fan of the Fables comics series which the game is a prequel of.  The much anticipated Starbound's beta went live so there's also some discussion on that later on.  Show notes and flash player within:

Read More