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Praise the Sun!!!  We finally got our hands on the newest Dark Souls game, and the supposed final game in the series.  During "What We Played" we cover the Overwatch beta, Ratchet and Clank, and a little of the Doom beta.

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Eric and Will cover Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive Quantum Break this week, with Dark Souls III, Ratchet and Clank, and Enter the Gungeon being briefly covered during what we played.

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At a listener's request we cover the Diablo-esque ARPG Grim Dawn, which recently came out of early access.  During What we Played we cover Miitomo, Hyper Light Drifter and early impressions of Quantum Break.

After the outro we talk some spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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We cover a mobile game for the first time in our history, and hopefully it never happens again!  During "What We Played" we all talk a little more Stardew Valley, and Corey played some Grim Dawn. 

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We dig deeper into Stardew Valley, talking about more mid to late game content after having sunk a significant amount of time into the farming RPG.

 

During "What We Played" we talked more about The Division and Corey talks about The Flame and the Flood.

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The Division is a rare gem, being a game that not only did we all play, but all played together.

 

Other games of note that we talked about were Stardew Valley and Salt and Sanctuary during "What We Played"

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Corey talked a little bit about it last week, but we cover it more fully this week....Stardew Valley.  The most Harvest Moon like game since the first Harvest Moon.

 

We also give some brief first impressions of The Division.

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The Far Cry Series' first trek back in history, and it goes way back....10,000 BCE to be exact.  Far Cry has swapped vehicles for woolly mammoths and guns with bows and spears as the protagonist Takkar tries to rebuild the Wenja tribe while fending off the violence of neighboring tribes. 

 

During what we played we talk some more Fire Emblem Fates and give first impressions of Stardew Valley.  (to be covered next week)

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We talk about the wonderful Fire Emblem Fates games this week, with Will covering Birthright and Dan covering Conquest.  We're looking forward to the release of the third part, Revelations!

 

During Nibblebits (news) we talk about the leaked Fallout 4 survival mode, BioShock Collection being rated in Brazil, and the Necromancer coming to Heroes of the Storm.

 

During What We Played we cover The Division Beta, Danganronpa: Tigger Happy Havoc, and Will gives his brief first impressions of Far Cry Primal.

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It's a host's choice episode where we talk about gaming addictions, Fallout 4, and some ideas for video content. 

During "What We Played" we talked some more XCOM 2.

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