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Announcing The Outlaw Gamers Society!

Hey gang! Although we're taking the week off from the regular show, we thought it would be a great oppotrunity to sit down and finally drop all the details on the new podcast, the new site, and where things are going from here.

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Added by Viking Brent on December 16, 2014 at 5:00am — 82 Comments

The Axe Factor 183: Another Man Down!

Helium balloons cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we check out gameplay from Uncharted 4, Metal Gear Online, The Order 1886. Plus, we discuss The Game Awards and whether it is a video game award show we can be proud of.

PROGRAMMING NOTE: There will not be an episode of The Axe Factor next week as Lorin will be traveling. We'll be back the week of Christmas. See you then!…

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Added by Viking Brent on December 9, 2014 at 4:23am — 27 Comments

The Axe Factor 182: Interesting, Very Interesting

A lame part 2 cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we ponder Sony's mysterious Emagon, discuss the PlayStation's underhanded handling of play-as-you-download content, and go hands-on with This War of Mine, Thomas was Alone, and more!

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Added by Viking Brent on December 2, 2014 at 5:10am — 19 Comments

The Axe Factor 181: A Fat Guy Named No Man's Sky

Rubber bullets cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we lose our minds over the latest media from Batman: Arkham Knight, discuss one listener's suggestion that we renounce pre-orders to combat broken games, and go hands-on with Far Cry 4, GTA V, and more!

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Added by Viking Brent on November 25, 2014 at 3:51am — 20 Comments

The Axe Factor 180: A Guy Who Knows That We Know

Grapple-parachute-traversal cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we're checking in on Tales From the Borderlands, digging on some Just Cause 3 and pondering our experiences as a customer of the game industry.

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Added by Viking Brent on November 18, 2014 at 4:04am — 20 Comments

The Axe Factor 179: How Sure Are You?

Release dates cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we compare Grand Theft Auto V on PS3 & PS4, ponder Blizzard's reveal trailer for Overwatch, look ahead to our most anticipated titles for 2015, and go hands-on with This War of Mine, and more!

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Added by Viking Brent on November 11, 2014 at 3:28am — 25 Comments

The Axe Factor 178: Jackrabbit Wallets

Due process cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we ponder controller-sharing on PS4, yet another Far Cry 4 update, and conclude our conversation on the most contentious subject in all of gamedom: the dreaded Gamer Gate.

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Added by Viking Brent on October 28, 2014 at 4:00am — 67 Comments

Axehead Assembly #50: Today Goodbye Will Be Farewell

Prepare to endure one last poorly recorded, mic-popping, potty mouthed, ramshackle ride because the Axehead Assembly is back for a suicidal final charge at the enemy cannons!

On this final celebratory / mournful episode we discuss the closure of EBA and what the site has meant to us.…

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Added by Tokyochuchu on October 22, 2014 at 10:30pm — 17 Comments

The Axe Factor 177: The Breast Tactic

Bug spray cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we're checking out a Kickstarter for #TheFlameAndTheFlood, the Axehead-developed #StrengthOfTheSword3, and dive into part 1 of our epic conversation on #GamerGate. 

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Added by Viking Brent on October 22, 2014 at 3:36am — 76 Comments

The Axe Factor 176: "Interesting" Doesn't Necessarily Mean "Good"

Incendiary rounds cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we check out a Kickstarter from some ex-Bioshock devs, bask in the glow of Far Cry 4's latest promo vids, discuss the positive racial aspects of Sleeping Dogs, and go hands-on with Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor.

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Added by Viking Brent on October 14, 2014 at 4:11am — 19 Comments

The Axe Factor 175: The Most Popular 7 out of 10 of the Year!

The Old Ones cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we discuss the business model of Urban's latest crowd-funded venture, Human Resources, the role of game media pundits in native advertising, and discuss the future of our amazing community and our show.

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Added by Viking Brent on October 7, 2014 at 2:10am — 32 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Skirmish 250: We Just Gave Them Some Help

After six years and 250 episodes, this week we gather one final time to close the book on EpicBattleCry. From how the show started to why its finally come to an end, today's conversation is our farewell to the podcast we've always called home and the audience that we've always called Epic. Thank you all for listening and supporting the show through the years. YOU amazing people are the reason this has been Gaming's Most Brutal Podcast!

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Added by Viking Brent on October 6, 2014 at 1:49am — 121 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Is It Fair To Release HD Remastered Games? [Plus Skirmish 249]

Well gang, its the final episode of EpicBattleCry on YouTube and @JohnScig is asking about the slew of remakes and remastered titles currently flooding the PS4. Is it fair to buy games twice? We discuss on our final YouTube edition of Gaming's Most Brutal Podcast!

Join us back here next week for our farewell episode, EBC Skirmish 250!

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Added by Viking Brent on October 3, 2014 at 7:00am — 10 Comments

EpicBattleCry - What Single Game Would We Play From Now Till March?

Rocktober has officially begun and @jomipira wants to know if we had to choose just one game to see us through until next March...what would it be? We ponder this and more on today's edition of Gaming's Most Brutal…

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Added by Viking Brent on October 2, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Can New Game IPs Succeed?

Everyone loves a sequel, no one more than big game publishers, but how can new, original game IPs find footing in our franchise driven industry? @JustLikesToDraw asks, we discuss on today's edition of Gaming's Most Brutal…

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Added by Viking Brent on October 1, 2014 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Is Destiny All-Hype?

@Chutakoopas is stirring the pot today with a spicy question about Destiny. Given the mixed feelings the game has elicited in players, is the game a bonafide success, or does its real success lie in the pervasive marketing that led into its launch? We discuss on today's edition of Gaming's Most Brutal…

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Added by Viking Brent on September 30, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

The Axe Factor 174: A Passive-Agressive Ball of Yarn

Definitive graphics cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we talk over Triad Wars, the Sleeping Dogs Definitive edition, and the abysmal state of DLC.

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Added by Viking Brent on September 30, 2014 at 2:00am — 19 Comments

EpicBattleCry - With Titan Cancelled, Are MMOs Dead?

We've got the cure for your case of Mondays, EpicBattleCry! Today, @gargaflaps asks if the cancellation of Blizzards long-gestating game Titan heralds a turn in the industry away from large scale MMOs.

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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Added by Viking Brent on September 29, 2014 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

EpicBattleCry -Why Aren't All Super Hero Games as Good as Batman? [PLUS Skirmish 248]

Today, @idlemortician asks why other super hero games can't seem to live up to the standard set by the Batman: Arkham series. We discuss 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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Added by Viking Brent on September 26, 2014 at 7:00am — 60 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Do We Care About Gaming on the iPhone 6?

Today @_aaron__17 asks what we think about Apple's focus on the iPhone 6 as a gaming device. Has gaming on iOS evolved into an experience core gamers can get excited about? We discuss on today's edition of Gaming's Most Brutal Podcast!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 25, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

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The Axe Factor Poll!

What was YOUR take on The Game Awards
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I think they had some technical issues but it was otherwise a strong showing.0%
Didn't watch; don't care0%
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A new Era for the Show that's part Between Two Ferns part Tosh.0

You guys asked us to help you name the new podcast and I thought it was only fair I throw my two cents in since I have been listening and claiming that this is the best podcast this side of the internet click hole to all that would listen. Which aren't many, me and this show have that much in common.

So I when think AxeFactor, I think of something that started off classy and ends with plenty of knowledge and thought provoking convo but I also question what is was all worth when I wake…

Radiophonic Sea Creatures#3: Games of the Year

Deftly avoid the flailing man-o-war because the Radiophonic Sea Creatures have resurfaced once more!

In 'The Shallows' we discuss Geoff Keighley's Video Game Awards, next gen Grand Theft Auto V, Interstellar and Her.

Then in 'The…

Announcing The Outlaw Gamers Society!

Hey gang! Although we're taking the week off from the regular show, we thought it would be a great oppotrunity to sit down and finally drop all the details on the new podcast, the new site, and where things are going from here.

There's a lot of info to share but the bottom line is that we've been…

Radiophonic Sea Creatures#2: Movies of the Year

Clean the seaweed from your gills because the Radiophonic Sea Creatures have resurfaced!

On the shallows this week we chat about Guilty Gear, the casting announcements for the Suicide Squad movie, the TV show Fargo and The…

The Axe Factor 183: Another Man Down!

Helium balloons cannot save you from The Axe Factor! This week, we check out gameplay from Uncharted 4, Metal Gear Online, The Order 1886. Plus, we discuss The Game Awards and whether it is a video game award show we can be proud of.

PROGRAMMING NOTE: There will not be an episode of The Axe Factor next week as Lorin will be traveling. We'll be back the week of Christmas. See you then!…

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2nd annual epic battle axe community game of the year!

Started by Raminder Singh in Site Discussions. Last reply by Abel2Disable on Wednesday. 18 Replies

Hey Axeheads it's that time again, since last year went off with a hit I thought we would do it again. Same rules as last year name your top 5 games of the year in order. Then I will total up the…Continue

*IMPORTANT* - Notice for EBA/GTA5 Crew Membership Applications

Started by Abberjam in Game Discussions. Last reply by CornRPeople2 on Wednesday. 93 Replies

Greetings fellow Axe-Heads! Since the last Axe-Factor, we have had many people join the GTA5 crew ready for October. Initially we had an open policy for folks to join, but already a few "unknowns"…Continue

Going to the new website?

Started by Karoc in Site Discussions. Last reply by CheerMeUp on Tuesday. 25 Replies

Just curious how many Axeheads are going to be heading over to the new website, once Lorin and Brent get it up and running?I will be for sure.Continue

unskippable far cry 4 intro videos

Started by Adam David in Game Discussions Dec 15. 0 Replies

Step 1:Download the Dunia 2 tools from http://www.nexusmods.com/farcry3/mods/5/.Step 2:Extract the Dunia 2 tools to any…Continue

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