Welcome back everyone to the second edition of The Kickoff. Last week we saw the Titans pull off the upset over the Chiefs and the Falcons not blow any leads to defeat the Rams. Meanwhile, the Jaguars and Saints both advanced as well. As a result, if we were to be keeping tally of how correct these predictions are, we would be sitting at a record of 2-2. We could literally flip a coin and get the same results. This week we will have the Divisional round where the winners will move on to the AFC or NFC Championships. Let us begin, shall we? Continue reading

Hello everyone, and welcome to my new series here at Frantic Talks. For those who missed the rundown on our last podcast let me give you an even briefer rundown before we start. A few years ago I ran a series on my own blog entitled “Bowl Bound” where I took the collegiate football bowl games that happen at the end of each season and simulated them in the latest NCAA Football game I had and posted the results. Eventually I took that idea and turned it pro, and by that, I mean I took important games in the NFL regular season and gave them the same treatment. Sadly, this only lasted for one week before I just quit doing it. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be taking the NFL playoffs and running those games through my super scientific procedure.

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Almost two years ago to the date, I had taken to the site with my fourth article for Frantic Talks. The topic was whether or not couch co-op games were slowly “dying out” due to the ever-rising popularity of multiplayer games. Back then I didn’t think they were completely dying but I also acknowledged the fact that they were becoming less and less frequent, especially in the triple A world of game developers and publishers. Today, I’m discussing something similar but minus one player.

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