Thumbstick Athletes

This week we pick and discuss the best exclusives for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.  We decided to leave out the Wii U since it has mostly exclusives, which range from good to excellent. 

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One of our earliest episodes was Budget Gaming, where we offer suggestions on how to play games on a budget.  In the past 5 years, a lot has changed...so we offer up some new suggestions on how to game on a budget.

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The Horizon festival takes itself down under, hosting races from the beautiful coastline of Australia, to the rugged outback.  It's also one of the early titles in Xbox's Play Anywhere program, allowing PC players the chance to play with their Xbox friends.  During "What We Played" Eric gives his first impressions of FIFA 17.

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This week we individually list all the games we're hyped for, then come to a consensus on which games should be in the top 5 and what they rank.  During What We Played, Corey tried The Turing Test and we also cover the Digital Homicide/Steam controversy. 

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This week we talk about the current Steam indie darling Halcyon 6, with its unique blend of strategy, RPG elements and retro art style.  During What We Played Eric talks about the demos for FIFA 17 and Forza Horizon 3 and Corey played Quadrilateral Cowboy.

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Like the title suggests, this week we discuss our time with the Battlefield 1 beta and the odd Playstation Pro announcement.

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For this week we cover the newest entry in the Deus Ex franchise in Mankind Divided.  During "What We Played" Corey talks about Obduction.

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Our annual Fall games preview this week in which we cover Battlefield 1, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare, Civ 6, and a few other releases for the year.  In "What We Played" we give brief first impressions of Deus Ex Mankind Divided and talk some more about Enderal.

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After several long years of waiting, No Man's Sky is finally here....listen and find out what we thought.  Corey talks about Skyrim mod Enderal and Pokemon Uranium during what we played.

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Corey is back this week luckily, as his experience with Hearthstone is invaluable in evaluating Elder Scrolls Legends...the beta for the upcoming CCG from Bethesda.  During "What We Played" Eric briefly talks about No Man's Sky, without spoiling anything for those of us waiting to play it on PC.  Full episode on it next week!

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