All Blog Posts Tagged 'EpicBattleCry' (135)

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 — 1 Comment

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 — 5 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 — 59 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

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!

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Added by Viking Brent on September 1, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

EpicBattleCry Skirmish 245 - Week of August 18 2014

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

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

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!

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

EpicBattleCry - Can Great Stories Be Married To Open World Gameplay?

Many gamers love a great story while others appreciate creating their own in an open-world environment. Question is, can you have your cake and eat it too? Bengt-Robert Leine (@BengteLeine) asks about marrying story and open ended gameplay on today's EBC.

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Added by Viking Brent on August 14, 2014 at 7:00am — 9 Comments

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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…

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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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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Axe Lords & Axehead Army Round Table...!!

After hearing about the news of EBA discontinuing in about another 50 episodes I wonder how far into the future that puts us time wise. 

More importantly I am sad and to be very honest with you I feel like something great would die. This gaming community has more spirit and intelligent conversation to offer than any other..!

Heres what I think.....

We need to have an adobe video conference..!!
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Thank you EBC Crew

Just finished listening to the last episode of EBC and very saddened by your anouncement. I've been a loyal listener since the very beginning and a big fan of the show. Thanks for the many hours of epic podcasts and the many years of entertainment you gave us.

Even though you don't even know me at all, I feel like I got to know you guys so well over the years. It really is so much more than just loosing a podcast, we are loosing 3 great friends that we hung out with every…

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What has Epic Battle Cry meant to you?

Started by Michael Esguerra in Site Discussions. Last reply by Chimera-Six 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

I'm kind of surprised that no one has started this topic yet, but with the recent announcement of Epic Battle Cry coming to an end, I thought a lot of people, like me, would like to share their…Continue

Tags: EpicBattleCry, Cry, Battle, Epic, End

Another Euclidean Tech Demo (VR Ready?)

Started by DefGeoff256 in Game Discussions. Last reply by best_jeppe on Thursday. 1 Reply

I don't usually go to Kotaku for much of anything, but a friend passed this on to me as a follow up to a past demo by this group regarding "Infinite Detail."While I still remain extremely dubious as…Continue

Tags: oculus, rift, Games, Graphics, Infinite

Calling All Guardians: Are You Ready To Represent?

Started by Abberjam in Game Discussions. Last reply by CrazyDays on Thursday. 10 Replies

Are you ready for Destiny? I mean really ready?? - You may think you are, but let me tell you my friend, you aren't fully equipped to tackle the dangers of the solar system until you have your…Continue

Misogyny

Started by Carnex in Off-Topic Discussions. Last reply by Averagus on Thursday. 3 Replies

Let me start with that I'm following this circus since it's debut on Gametrailers. I wanted to write many times but time and my writing on several other forums and publications ate my time and will…Continue

Tags: compaint, gender, Misogyny

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