Batman: Arkham Knight: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 207

For this week, we cover the supposed finale of the Arkham trilogy of Batman games.  (Origins was a prequel)  The hot new addition in Arkham Knight was the implementation of the Batmobile and all the mechanics that come along with it.  It has and interesting tank mode in addition to the usual vehicular mechanics in a game, which is instrumental in helping Batman take down the army of drones and mercenaries at the Arkham Knight's disposal.  The Batmobile seems to be loved or hated amongst Arkham fans, and a player's enjoyment of Knight seems to be directly linked to how much the player likes the new mechanics.

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Mortal Kombat X / Titan Souls: Thumbstick Atheltes Podcast Episode 195

We briefly cover two new releases this week, the first being the AAA release and newest entry in a classic franchise, Mortal Kombat X.  Eric covers MKX for us, and as a disclaimer, we approach the fighting game genre from a noob perspective with the exception Will and the Smash Bros. series.  Eric's thoughts on MKX are from someone who hasn't played much Mortal Kombat since the 2nd or 3rd games in the series, and whether or not MKX is worth the $60 price tag for a non fighting game fan.  Dan and Corey then briefly talk about Titan Souls because....there isn't a ton to talk about.  

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Dying Light: Thumbstick Athletes Podcast Episode 185

Dying Light had all the signs of being a steamy turd; a delayed release, late review copies for gaming media, and delayed physical versions of the game in some parts of the world.  The red flags were too much for Dan, who ended up cancelling his pre-order for a digital copy on PC.  Luckily plenty of people were playing on Twitch, and trusted personalities in gaming culture were all seemingly enjoying their time with Dying Light, alleviating any fears of a crummy game and allowing Dan to purchase it without waiting for the reviews to slowly filter in.  Find out what Dan and Corey thought of Dying Light on the PC, and Eric on the PS4.

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Episode 119: Batman: Arkham Origins

Episode 119: Batman: Arkham Origins

Eric takes the reins for this week's episode being the biggest Batman fan of the bunch, and, well....he's the only one who bought it.  Despite that fact, he does a fine job carrying the segment himself, explaining the combat, gadgets, and some of the differences and similarities between Origins and City.  One of the biggest criticisms of Arkham Origins was that it was too similar to City to be worth the price of a brand new game, which Eric responds to in his rundown of Origins.  Flash Player after the jump:

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