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EpicBattleCry - Will Dark Souls Sell Out Like Dead Space? [PLUS WEEKLY WRAP-UP]

Posted by Viking Brent on July 25, 2014 at 7:00am 13 Comments

Today, @Murdorain wants to know why big publishers don't care about core gamers? Is it inevitable that all franchises become watered-down vehicles for mass appeal? Is Dark Souls doomed to end up like Dead Space? We dare to peer into the future of core franchises on today's edition of Gaming's Most Brutal Podcast!

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EpicBattleCry - Are Alien: Isolation, Dragon Age: Origins, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor & More too much of a good thing?

Posted by Daniel Kayser on July 24, 2014 at 7:36am 12 Comments

On today's EpicBattleCry we field a question from Aaron (@_Aaron_17) about the embarrassment of riches that will be October's gaming release calendar. Are there TOO MANY good games coming out in one time frame? We discuss exactly how much this ROCKtober will Rock on today's edition of gaming's most brutal video podcast!

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EpicBattleCry - Are Next-Gen Consoles Boring Without VR?

Posted by Viking Brent on July 23, 2014 at 7:24am 7 Comments

@ADLangfield is bored and needs an infusion of immersion to liven up his next-gen experience. Will VR be the shot in the arm he needs and will he get his dose before succumbing to same-as-last-gen-itus? We break it down on today's edition of gaming's most brutal podcast!

Got a question for the EpicBattleCry crew? Hit us up on Twitter via @EpicBattleAxe and tune in Monday-Friday to find out if your Q gets an A on EBC!…

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EpicBattleCry - Early Access Games Are Coming To Consoles

Posted by Viking Brent on July 22, 2014 at 7:00am 2 Comments

Early Access games are coming to consoles and you're going to pay for them. How do we know this? Because Daniel Kayser can see the damn future. You might be skeptical, but that's only because you haven't tried our ectoplasm brownies. @Lavi1z swallows the magic pills and we make the case on today's episode of Gaming's Most Brutal podcast!

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EpicBattleCry - Will Dark Souls Sell Out Like Dead Space? [PLUS WEEKLY WRAP-UP]

Today, @Murdorain wants to know why big publishers don't care about core gamers? Is it inevitable that all franchises become watered-down vehicles for mass appeal? Is Dark Souls doomed to end up like Dead Space? We dare to peer into the future of core franchises on today's edition of Gaming's Most Brutal Podcast!

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EpicBattleCry - Are Alien: Isolation, Dragon Age: Origins, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor & More too much of a good thing?

On today's EpicBattleCry we field a question from Aaron (@_Aaron_17) about the embarrassment of riches that will be October's gaming release calendar. Are there TOO MANY good games coming out in one time frame? We discuss exactly how much this ROCKtober will Rock on today's edition of gaming's most brutal video podcast!

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Started by Zoltan in Game Discussions. Last reply by Hellion 40 minutes ago. 2 Replies

Hail to the mighty Axehead Army!Let's discuss Rocksmith/Rocksmith 2014. For those of you who don't know: Rocksmith is a 'music video game', very similar to Guitar Hero. Instead of playing on plastic…Continue

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PICKUPS! SHOW OFF WHAT YOU'VE BOUGHT!

Started by Amrit Randay in Off-Topic Discussions. Last reply by Hokum on Friday. 49 Replies

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