All News tagged with 'TA Playlist'

Vote Now for November 2018's TA Playlist Game

Last year, we treated November as the indies month for TA Playlist and our community generally seemed to enjoy that approach, so we're doing it again this year. Come vote on one of four acclaimed indie games.

Posted 4 days ago by Mark Delaney, 63 comments

TA Playlist Game for October 2018 Announced

We thought we devised a tough horror themed poll for our TA Playlist community to choose from, but as it turns out, the choice was quite simple for many of you. We're heading into the dark tunnels of Metro 2033. Come along.

Posted 25 days ago by Mark Delaney, 67 comments

Vote Now for October 2018's TA Playlist Game

September is halfway through, which means it's already time to look at our next community game as part of TA Playlist. We're going back to the all-spooky lineup for October, which is definitely a permanent tradition.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 119 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 17 - Halo: Combat Evolved

Better late than never is the theme of this month's show. After a hectic August claimed much of the free time for all three co-hosts, Mark and Kevin were finally able to set aside some time and put a bow on our month of Halo.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 18 comments

TA Playlist for September 2018 is Live with Red Dead Redemption

The year's biggest title launches at the end of October. That makes September a great time to visit or, more likely, revisit the predecessor that created a frenzy when it launched eight years ago. Come play Red Dead with us!

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 53 comments

TA Playlist Game for September 2018 Announced

Just in time for the biggest sequel in years, we'll be playing through 2010's Red Dead Redemption as part of September's TA Playlist event. Put on your cowboy boots and saddle up, we're heading to the wild west.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 82 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 16 - Fallout: New Vegas

Another month has passed, so that means another episode of the TA Playlist Podcast is now available. This time, we wrap up July's community playthrough of Obsidian's off-shoot, Fallout: New Vegas.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 12 comments

TA Playlist for August 2018 is Live with Halo: Combat Evolved

Somehow, August is here already. That means a new month of TA Playlist has arrived as well. This month, we're going back to where it all began for Xbox, with Master Chief and the original Halo: Combat Evolved.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 54 comments

TA Playlist Game for August 2018 Announced

What began as a very tight race ended up being one of our more lopsided Playlist polls ever. We're going back to the roots of the Xbox brand next month when we collectively visit, or more likely revisit, Halo: Combat Evolved.

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 82 comments

Vote Now for August 2018's TA Playlist Game

August is typically the last month of the year before the fall and holiday releases come rushing in. That's true again this year, so before we all go head first into 2018's biggest games, join us for a new round of our game club.

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 139 comments

TA Playlist for July 2018 is Live with Fallout: New Vegas

It's been said that war never changes, and this month you can bet on it. The next month of TA Playlist has just kicked off and this month we're highlighting Obsidian's scorched earth in Fallout: New Vegas.

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 32 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 15 - Quantum Break

With TA Playlist being well over a year old now, it was about time we all played a game, uh, about time. Our month of Quantum Break coverage is coming to a close but first we get to wrap it all up with our monthly podcast.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 13 comments

TA Playlist Game for July 2018 Announced

We're heading to the wasteland for our next TA Playlist game! Join us starting on July 1st as we step out into the sunlight, level up, and survive a post-nuclear sin city as a community with Obsidian's Fallout: New Vegas.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 104 comments

Vote Now for July 2018's TA Playlist Game

We interrupt your regularly scheduled deluge of E3 news to bring you the next TA Playlist poll. Like we did last year, we focused on four series with new games coming out later this year, so pick your favorite and vote!

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 131 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 14 - Alice: Madness Returns

Over the last month we jumped on mushrooms, fought anthropomorphic tea kettles, and sought guidance from a talking cat. No, we weren't tripping out of our minds. We were spending a few weeks in Wonderland.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

TA Playlist for June 2018 is Live with Quantum Break

Time is power in Remedy's 2016 spacetime-bending shooter, Quantum Break. All during June, you're invited to show us how powerful you are by making time for our next TA Playlist game. Come play with the community!

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 39 comments

TA Playlist Game for June 2018 Announced

Just as Microsoft is unveiling their next slate of projects at E3, we'll be deep-diving into one of their past on-stage reveals in Remedy's 2016 spacetime shooter, Quantum Break. Freeze what you're doing and join us on June 1st.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 66 comments

Vote Now for June 2018's TA Playlist Game -- It's Sci-Fi Month

While E3 keeps us all busy in June, don't forget to make time for the next TA Playlist game. We've got an exciting slate of four Xbox One science fiction games vying for the community spotlight. Come give your vote!

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 145 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 13 - Sea of Thieves

I see a pirate! No, wait -- three pirates! On the latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast, Sam, Mark, and our special guest, Darren Gargette of the Cane and Rinse podcast, dig for treasures in Rare's pirate sim.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 5 comments

TA Playlist for May 2018 is Live with Alice: Madness Returns

If you're reading this shortly after it is published, you're not late for a very important date. You're right on time. It's the first of the month which means it's time for a new TA Playlist game. Let's get Grimm!

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 26 comments

TA Playlist Game for May 2018 Announced

Through the looking glass we go! Starting on May 1st, you're invited to join us and Alice in Wonderland for the next community game, Alice: Madness Returns. Things will soon get curiouser and curiouser...

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 81 comments

Vote Now for May 2018's TA Playlist Game

We haven't done a second chance month yet this year so we felt it was right about time to do that. We've picked through our backlog of previously polled games and chosen four that we think make up a strong quartet.

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 140 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 12 - Fable II

It is now officially podcast time! Fable II month has wrapped up, and with it so has the first year of TA Playlist. Come with us on the latest episode where we role-play lousy landlords and dancing fools all across Albion.

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 26 comments

Season Two of TA Playlist Kicks Off Today with Sea of Thieves for April 2018

Somehow a quarter of the calendar year has already passed us by. Though, according to our TA Playlist calendars, today is the start of a new year. We kick off season two of TA Playlist today with Rare's Sea of Thieves.

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 25 comments

TA Playlist Game for April 2018 Announced

Next month's Playlist game will be our newest yet, as Sea of Thieves took the victory rather easily as it turns out. Starting on April 1st, all of TA is invited to sell seashells by the seashore. Arrghh you ready?

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 65 comments

Vote Now for April 2018's TA Playlist Game

It's that time again, time to make the difficult choice of what our next community game will be. More often than not we don't build the Playlist polls around themes, but this one does happen to feature four huge multiplayer games.

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 119 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 11 - Ryse: Son of Rome

Before we get completely lost in Albion, let's venture back to Rome for a quick detour to put a cap on last month's TA Playlist game. Our three hosts and the community all had vastly different opinions of February's game.

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 16 comments

TA Playlist for March 2018 is Live with Fable II - Plus Win a $50 Xbox Gift Card

After squeaking out the closest Playlist vote ever, Fable II is set to be in the spotlight on TA all throughout March. The month of community coverage has now begun, so come join us in the TA Playlist forums and mourn Lionhead.

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 42 comments

TA Playlist Game for March 2018 Announced

Another week of voting is in the books and that means it's time to reveal which game we'll be playing as a community in March of 2018. Bring your sword, your best attire, and your pet dog and come along for the ride.

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 133 comments

Vote Now for March 2018's TA Playlist Game

We've hit the midpoint of another month, which means it's time to cast your ballot for what the community should play next for TA Playlist. Four games enter, one game is crowned community game of the month. What'll it be?

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 195 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 10 - HITMAN

In the latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast, Mark, Kevin, and Sam reconvene to break down IO Interactive's stealth sandbox deathtrap, HITMAN.

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 7 comments

TA Playlist for February 2018 is Live with Ryse: Son of Rome

They say when in Rome to do as the Romans do. All during February we'll be taking that to heart with Crytek's Xbox One launch exclusive, Ryse: Son of Rome. Come join us in the TA Playlist Hub to play along with the community!

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 58 comments

TA Playlist Game for February 2018 Announced

Another week of voting has closed, and we have a new TA Playlist game coming our way in a matter of days. Sharpen your blades and re-frill your helmets. We're heading to Rome with Crytek's Xbox One launch title.

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 78 comments

Vote Now for February 2018's TA Playlist Game

February's TA Playlist poll is now live. In it you'll find gigantic mechs, superhero presidents, and warriors of both the road and Roman variety. Come vote for the next community game. The polls will be open for one week!

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 107 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 9 - Assassin's Creed Origins

As we all live out our lives as Agent 47 in January's TA Playlist game, don't forget to put the final bow on last month's game, Assassin's Creed Origins. Our latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast is now available.

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 16 comments

TA Playlist for January 2018 is Live with Hitman

The first TA Playlist game of the new year is now live. Don't miss out on your chance to play Hitman with the TA community all month long. It's our first game of the first full year of Playlist events. Get excited!

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 46 comments

TA Playlist Game for January 2018 Announced

The first Playlist poll of 2018 was the closest we've ever ran on site. For days two games battled for the top spot. Ultimately the winning game only won by a small handful of votes, but they're enough to reveal our next game.

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 62 comments

Nine Things I Learned from TA Playlist in 2017

Our first year of TA Playlist is coming to an end. What did we learn? From saying goodbye to a series cut short to cutting short a series that's gone on too long, here are a few lessons the event taught us over 2017.

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 57 comments

Vote Now for January 2018's TA Playlist Game

We've wrapped up our first year of TA Playlist, but we're going to keep it rolling right into 2018. We've picked four new games to kick off the new year. Polls are open for one week, so get your vote in!

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 131 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 8 - The Turing Test

The latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast gets a bit headier than the others so far, as the game itself deals with some big picture issues. Come join us as we discuss the value-alignment problem of artificial intelligence.

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 11 comments

December 2017's TA Playlist is Live with Assassin's Creed: Origins

Today marks the ninth TA Playlist and the final in our inaugural year. After a deafening defeat of all its foes in our latest poll, the community has selected Assassin's Creed: Origins as December's game.

Posted 10 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 30 comments

TA Playlist Game for December 2017 Announced

Well, it wasn't even close. We thought we had picked four top tier AAA titles for our community, but as it turns out, only one of them got much attention at all. Come play Assassin's Creed: Origins with TA!

Posted 11 months ago by Mark Delaney, 37 comments

Vote Now for December 2017's TA Playlist Game

Our final Playlist game is upon us. But first we need to decide what that game will be. With four new releases to choose from, we anticipate a lot of debate over this one. Polls are open for one week. Vote now!

Posted 11 months ago by Mark Delaney, 200 comments

TA Playlist for November 2017 - The Turing Test Begins Today

TA Playlist is nearing the end of its first calendar year, but it won't reach that end until we've tackled two more games as a community. Up next: Bulkhead's sci-fi puzzler, The Turing Test. Come play throughout November!

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 48 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 7 - Alien: Isolation

It has been said that in space, no one can hear you podcast. If that's true then don't fly to the moon and stars until you hear the latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast. How did the crew get on with the stealth-horror?

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 10 comments

TA Playlist Game for November 2017 Announced

With 2017's gaming calendar entering the busiest time of the year, we wanted to focus on shorter games that are still well worth lots of discussion for TA Playlist. Come visit Europa with us and T.O.M. this November.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 54 comments

Vote Now for November 2017's TA Playlist Game

November is a very busy month for many people, so this month's poll focuses on shorter games that we expect will still generate interesting discussions. Click through to vote for your preferred game before the week is out!

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 134 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 6 - Dark Souls

Our month of dying in Dark Souls has come to an end, and that means our latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast is now ready for downloading or streaming. Click through to hear our thoughts -- and yours -- on the brutal game.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 19 comments

TA Playlist for October 2017, Alien Isolation, Has Begun

October is here, and for some people, that means an entire month of Halloween festivities. We wanted to bask in the orange and black glow for TA Playlist, and we'll be doing just that with Alien Isolation all month long.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 41 comments

TA Playlist Game for October 2017 Announced

We wanted October to be an appropriately scary month, and apparently so did the rest of the community. Of the four games on offer for October's TA Playlist game, over 40% of voters picked what is the scariest of them.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 81 comments