Thumbstick Athletes

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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The full release of Starbound is upon us....after nearly three years in early access.  You get the benefit hearing from some of us that played it in early access, and Eric who played it for the first time this week.  During "What We Played" Eric talks about Abzu, and the Athletes cover the latest Pokemon GO update.

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This week we cover the classically styled JRPG I am Setsuna, with it's Chrono Trigger like combat system and somber feel.  During what we played, Will talks a little about We Happy Few, Eric got a 2DS and we all talk about Pokemon GO.

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We did some spoiler-free coverage of INSIDE last week, but it's an extremely difficult game to cover without talking about anything that happened in it.  This week we discuss the most common question hanging in people's minds after playing.....What's it all mean?

 

During What We Played we briefly cover the first couple hours of I am Setsuna and obviously talk some more about Pokemon Go.

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