All Blog Posts Tagged 'EpicBattleCry' (139)

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

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.

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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!

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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

EpicBattleCry - Have Achievements Ruined Gaming?

Today @Nash_Nashwan asks if trophies have taken away the simple pleasure of playing how we want. Has gaming changed for the worse in the pursuit of unlocking achievements? We opine on Gaming's Most Brutal Podcast!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 24, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

EpicBattleCry - The Death of Unique Games?

Today's episode of EpicBattleCry is brought to you by a question from @vinhillart who asks if the constant comparisons of games like Destiny to titles like Borderlands and World of Warcraft signal the end of unique games. We discuss on today's edition of Gaming's Most Brutal Podcast!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 23, 2014 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Did Microsoft Just Throw Away 2.5 Billion Dollars on Minecraft?

We're kicking off the week with a question from @Lav1tz on whether or not Microsoft was smart to pay two-and-a-half billion dollars for Minecraft developer Mojang and let its creator walk away. All on today's edition of Gaming's Most Brutal Podcast!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 22, 2014 at 7:00am — 11 Comments

EpicBattleCry - The Scariest Games Ever [Plus Skirmish 247]

While we still have a ways to go before Halloween is upon us, today we field a frightening question from EBA Axehead Alfonso Fletcher (@Darkfletcher) regarding the games that scared us the most! Check out our thoughts on the matter and then let us know which games YOU were scared by the most in the comments or via Twitter!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 12, 2014 at 7:00am — 11 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Getting Steamy

Today on EBC we tackle a question from Martin (@MartinMcDevious) regarding the massive influx of content on Steam. Is it good or bad for the platform and PC gaming on the whole? We're getting steamy on today's edition of EBC!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 11, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

EpicBattleCry - Better Together

We get through hump day with an interesting question from Dennis Christiansen (@Mabon23) regarding two games we would combine to create the ultimate experience! Check out our discussion on the topic and then submit your own thoughts in the comments or via Twitter!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 10, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

EpicBattleCry - CEO/OMG!

What would happen if Tony, Brent and/or Daniel were the CEO of Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo? What would we do differently regarding the current state (and launch) of the most recent consoles? Loyal EBA Axehead Stephen East (@Stepheneast) wants to know! We deliver an answer on today's edition of EpicBattleCry!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 9, 2014 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Is The New 3DS Bad News?

After Nintendo's recent reveal of a revised, "NEW" 3DS, EBA Axehead Chutakoopas (@Chutakoopas) wants to know the gang's take on the faster, more hard-core focused hardware. Does the device alienate current 3DS owners? Who should be picking this system up? What does it say about Nintendo's recent approach to gaming? We discuss on this 3D edition of gaming's most brutal video podcast!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 8, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Calling Out The Console War [Plus Skirmish 246]

We conclude this week of EBC Skirmishes with a conversation about the ongoing console war as submitted by Josh Smith (@LordChain). Are companies like Microsoft and Sony really out to get one another or is the real war between the companies and the consumers. Wait! Is there even a console war at all?!?! We discuss on this Friday edition of EBC!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 5, 2014 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

EpicBattleCry - Let's Figure This Out

With the rise of franchises like Skylanders and Disney Infinity, EBA Axehead Francis Zver (@FrancisZver) wants to know our thoughts on the state of real-life products crossing over to in-game experiences. We attempt to figure out the future of this fashionable trend on today's edition of gaming's most brutal video podcast!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 4, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

EpicBattleCry - The Puck Stops Here

We're hitting the virtual ice on today's EBC to discuss the controversial decision to leave out the coveted EASHL multiplayer mode from the current gen versions of EA Sports NHL 15. Even if you're not a big hockey fan, there's a good debate about the state of yearly gaming franchises and the features that fans have come to expect.

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Added by Viking Brent on September 3, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

EpicBattleCry - Is Violence Getting Too Graphic?

On today's edition of EpicBattleCry we field a question from Sundown (@SundOwn1979) about the realism level in this generation's graphics and the impact they have on the portrayal of violence within interactive entertainment. 

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

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Going to the new website?

Started by Karoc in Site Discussions. Last reply by Chimera-Six Nov 12. 23 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

Video Games Live

Started by Zoltan in Off-Topic Discussions. Last reply by Viking Brent Nov 10. 1 Reply

In this thread we discuss Video Games Live."Video Games Live (VGL) is a concert series created and produced by industry veterans and video game composers…Continue

[GAME] Smiley the Ninja

Started by Javdani in Shameless Self-Promotion Nov 7. 0 Replies

Basically, I've spent time making a game and felt like sharing. :)I've pretty much copy pasted this post from the subreddit I posted it on, so apologies for that:…Continue

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