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Dan covers the newest Nintendo Switch exclusive SRPG Mario + Rabbids this week.  It's an interesting choice for a crossover, but ends up being surprisingly solid.  During "What We Played" Corey played some Ringworld, which is currently in Early Access on Steam. 

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We continue our fall games preview this week by selecting a few random titles to cover.  During "What We Played" Eric Played some Madden 18, Dan played the Destiny 2 Beta on PC and a few hours of Mario and Rabbids Kingdom Battle.  After the episode, Dan and Corey continue their Game of Thrones recap with the season finale, The Dragon and the Wolf.

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An annual staple for the Thumbstick Athletes podcast, where we cover some of heavy hitters coming out in the fall.  It's shaping up to be a great Fall for games, and October is really going to empty the wallet.  After the episode, Dan and Corey recap Season 7, Episode 6 of Game of Thrones, called Beyond the Wall.

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This week we talk about PC gaming hardware and give some examples of PC builds that can be used for gaming.  During "What We Played" Corey started The Long Dark now that it's finally out of early access.  After the episode Dan and Corey have their usual Game of Thrones recap, discussing Season 7 Episode 5: Eastwatch.  As a bonus though even after the GoT recap, Dan Corey and Will have a spoiler filled discussion about Pyre.

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Dan and Corey cover the newest game from Supergiant, a hybrid sports-rpg game called Pyre.  It's kind of a different offering from Supergiant, but retains their typically fabulous artwork and soundtrack.  After the episode we continue our Game of Thrones recaps, this time talking about season 7 episode 4: The Spoils of War.

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It was recently that Unsung Story, after months of no updates, was passed along to a whole new developer who was going to build the game from the ground up.  Corey and Will backed Unsung Story on Kickstarter years ago and give their thoughts on it to this point.  During "What We Played" Will played Nier: Automata, Corey played more Rocket League and Dan prepared for this weekend's Splatfest on Splatoon 2.  After the episode Dan and Corey cover last week's Game of Thrones episode, The Queen's Justice.

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Dan spent quite a few hours playing Splatoon 2 this week.  During "What We Played" Corey tried Player Unknown's Battlegrounds and briefly tried Pyre.  After the episode's outro, Dan and Corey recap Game of Thrones Season 7, episode 2 Stormborn.

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On this week's Thumbstick Athletes podcast, Dan and Corey try the JUMP beta...which is a new Netflix like indie game service with an interesting client.  After the episode Dan and Corey get back to their Game of Thrones recaps, covering Season 7, Episode 1: Dragonstone.

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While on vacation Corey and Will tried some VR and relate their experience.  During "What We Played" Dan finally played Horizon: Zero Dawn and the new Breath of the Wild DLC pack.

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I gave everyone the week off for 'Merica day this week, which was convenient since Corey and Will are out of town and we just passed the mid year point.  Like last year I played a brief clip of the episodes we recorded on some of the bigger game releases from this year like Resident Evil 7, Mass Effect Andromeda, Horizon Zero Dawn and Breath of the Wild.

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