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The Axe Factor 170: Gaming Impotent

Posted by Viking Brent on August 26, 2014 at 1:48am 6 Comments

Your eyes will receive no mercy from The Axe Factor! This week, we're catching up on the incredible deluge of game media from GamesCom 2014. Plus, we discuss Amazon's purchase of Twitch and what the future holds for the game-video-streaming service.

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EpicBattleCry Skirmish 245 - Week of August 18 2014

Posted by Viking Brent on August 22, 2014 at 2:04am 10 Comments

Hey all, as some of you may already know I was in the hospital over the weekend with salmonella poisoning. Its taken me a few days to get back in the swing of things so I thought we'd do things a bit differently this week for EpicBattleCry. I'm posting a playlist with all five of this week's video episodes in addition to the…

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No Axe Factor This Week

Posted by Lorin Baumgarten on August 18, 2014 at 4:58am 16 Comments

Hello all - while there is much to talk about from Gamescom (more than E3, methinks), you will have to wait a week to get the skinny.   Our Viking Lord Adams has taken ill and will not be available for musing this evening. We are always sad when we can not raise a glass with you...but we will be back…

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EpicBattleCry - The Rhythm Is Gonna Getcha! (Or is it…?) [PLUS SKIRMISH 244]

Posted by Viking Brent on August 15, 2014 at 7:00am 4 Comments

While the rhythm game craze has already lost its pulse, Axe Head I.S. Neko (@IS_Neko) wants to know if a revival is plausible. We sync up for a not-so-sophisticated discussion on the subject during this Friday edition of EBC!

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 - Our Best Mutliplayer Experiences

With the highly-anticipated release of Destiny nearly upon us, we kick off this week's EpicBattleCry podcasts with a question from EBA Axehead Rhys Thomas Elliott (@SUPERhys) about our favorite multiplayer experiences. From old-school shooters to…See More
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EpicBattleCry - Our Best Mutliplayer Experiences

With the highly-anticipated release of Destiny nearly upon us, we kick off this week's EpicBattleCry podcasts with a question from EBA Axehead Rhys Thomas Elliott (@SUPERhys) about our favorite multiplayer experiences. From old-school shooters to more modern sports titles, we evaluate our online (and in-person) multiplayer experiences on today's EBC!

Got a question for the EpicBattleCry crew? Hit us up on Twitter via @EpicBattleAxe and…

Leigh Alexander Gets Fisked

So Leigh Alexander at Gamasutra, Luke Plunkett at Kotaku and Dan Golding (who has written for many places), have written articles on the same day, on the same subject. That's an interesting coincidence. It is also interesting that Chris Plante over at Polygon also had a very similar article, covering the same issues, on the same day though it was written more as a summary of the past week. Now there are time zones to consider but these were all published within 24…

Axehead Assembly #45: Marie Antoinette's Basement Blues

Prepare to eat a whole mess of cake because the Axehead Assembly is baying at your palace gates with a thirst for strawberry shortcake!

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Thursday Throwdown: Let's talk Twitch and life just before marriage...

White America, on the cusp of thirty, something happens... You're about to get married, and you find yourself in the grocery store with a cart full of salt for your water softener, a 20 pound bag of dog food, and a bottle of liquid plumber while you peruse through the romance novels in the book section next to the gift cards. Is there a reason you're buying the latest Susan Wiggs novel? Well yeah, your nana's ninety-third birthday was this past Tuesday, but you've been…

The Axe Factor 170: Gaming Impotent

Your eyes will receive no mercy from The Axe Factor! This week, we're catching up on the incredible deluge of game media from GamesCom 2014. Plus, we discuss Amazon's purchase of Twitch and what the future holds for the game-video-streaming service.

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Gaming on the master race

Started by StarBound in Game Discussions. Last reply by PSIII_70R4N on Thursday. 6 Replies

This isn't a thread about PC being better than consoles. It is already a fact, just as a higher frame rate is better than a so called filmic 24 or 30 fps experience. But enough of that, there is…Continue

Yargh...

Started by Axel in Game Discussions. Last reply by Pmpmstrgeneral Aug 20. 1 Reply

Stuck at the very last boss battle of Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light. All my characters are lvl 99, two black mages one elementalist and a white mage, I got my ass kicked after an intense half…Continue

Star Citizen

Started by Tracy Gates in Game Discussions. Last reply by Tim Albers Aug 20. 5 Replies

I don't know how many space sim players are out there but Ive been keeping an eye on a title called Star Citizen.A rich universe focused on epic space adventure, trading and dogfighting in first…Continue

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PICKUPS! SHOW OFF WHAT YOU'VE BOUGHT!

Started by Amrit Randay in Off-Topic Discussions. Last reply by Chimera-Six Aug 18. 52 Replies

Welcome Axe-Head Army.  I wanted to basically make this thread dedicated to pickups!  Feel free to share what you've bought for the month so far, and all the months to come!  It can be game related,…Continue

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