Why we Didn't buy CoD: Advanced Warfare: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 173

Why we Didn't buy CoD: Advanced Warfare: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 173

For a little something different this week, we discuss why none of us decided to buy this year's Call of Duty, subtitled Advanced Warfare.  This is particularly shocking for Eric and Will, who despite swearing off the franchise, still seem to get the "Duty" itch and make the purchase every year.  Dan and Corey don't normally buy the Call of Duty games and explain why, and Will and Eric list their reason for resisting the foul CoD temptress, despite the generally positive reviews and a more interesting futuristic setting.  Later on we briefly touch on Assassin's Creed: Unity and the Master Chief Collection during "What We Played."

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Civilization: Beyond Earth: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 171

Civilization: Beyond Earth: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 171

For this week's episode, we cover a familiar series with a new setting.  Where the previous 5 Civilization games take place in the general timeline of Earth's history, Beyond Earth is basically Civ set in the future, with delicious Sci-Fi nuggets sprinkled here and there.  Dan and Corey, the Civ fans on the show, both spent a considerable amount of time playing Beyond Earth during their Extra Life stream, allowing for a quick turnaround between release date and having the episode on the game.  Will also got some Civ in too, and offers some perspective of someone not as familiar with the series.  Later on in the episode, the three present relay their Extra Life experiences.

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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:

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