Episode 73: 2012 VGA's

or this week's episode we breakdown the award winners of this year's Spike TV Video Game Awards. Obviously we agree on some selections and disagree on others, but we didn't want to get too our own selections as we're having our own 2012 game awards show. We offered up only slight commentary on some winners and non winners and even went back and looked at some winners from the past. Show notes after the jump.
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Episode 66: Gaming 101: Competitive Gaming

We decide to tackle (get it, tackle?.....Just watching some football) the subject of competitve gaming.  We even have someone in studio who has some experience in the competitive gaming or e-sports arena.  In the traditional Thumbstick Athletes way, we give a brief history lesson of the subject as well.  Here's the notes:

00:01:18- Teasers

-Borderlands 2 DLC, Lunar Silver Star Story Touch,

00:02:04- Nibble Bits

-Dan- Planetside 2 comes out November 20th, Guild Wars 2 has a Halloween Special gameplay, Xbox Smart Glass comes out on October 26th

-Corey- God of War Ascension preorder comes with the movie 300, Zynga has let go 5% of its employees and closed many studios

-Eric- Zynga has lost 160 million dollars this year, Borderlands Legends was announced,

00:10:10- Our Weeks

-Corey- Frank and Weenie, Most the PC Parts came, Third Party debate

-Dan- Little break from video games, phone problems

-Eric- Buffalo Bills game

00:31:55- Main Segment

01:10:00 Round Table

-Dan- Zynga’s troubles

-Eric-Nintendo Wii U’s losing money

01:26:20- What We’ve Played

-Dan- Borderlands 2 DLC

-Corey- Lunar Silver Star Story Touch

-Eric- Fifa 13

 

Episode 47: Best of the SNES

We decided to take on the good old SNES in this week's episode, listing our 5 favorite games for the system and honorable mentions that we either didn't play but were popular, or games that could have made our list but didn't.  Our last segment of episode 47 also gets mysteriously deleted, so Dan records a very brief ending to the episode.

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