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    Level 5.44 - Bobby Kotick Is Trash

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 67:02

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Doug & Avery talk about the Bobby Kotick fiasco, The Game Awards nominees, League Of Legends expanding its' scope, Fortnite's Naruto event and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 3:59 Sean checks out Battlefield 2042 & COD Vanguard before taking a trip down memory lane with GTA 3 Remastered; Doug "hate plays" the new Overwatch event and tries to Rasengan some kids in Fortnite's Naruto event; Avery talks about the current LoL high that he's on with Ruined King & Arcane; and DJ talks more Code Fairy & shares his thoughts on the revamped G4 Network. Gaming News - Time code: 31:34 The quick hits: We give our thoughts on the nominees list for The Game Awards; LoL expands its' universe by dropping two new non-MOBA games; Several relatively big releases get delayed (Saints Row, Pragmata & Sifu); Super Smash Bros Melee finally gets an official tournament in 2022; Rockstar apologizes for the wonky launch of the GTA Trilogy Remastered. Heavy Hitters: We examine the most recent wrinkle in the Activision Blizzard saga, this time focusing on Bobby Kotick's knowledge of the years of sexual misconduct allegations. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions JUSTICE FOR THE VICTIMS OF KYLE RITTENHOUSE! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.43 - Fortnite Abandons Astroworld

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 77:08

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Jordan, Doug & Avery talk about Fortnite's response to the Astroworld tragedy, Forza Horizon 5, Battlefield 2042  What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:51 Jordan gushes about Forza Horizon 5 and then collects himself to talk about a few other games (Battlefield 2042, Backbone & GTA San Andreas Remaster); DJ officially dumps SSX for Riders Republic; Avery gives more in-depth thoughts on Apex Legends Season 11 & Doug returns to talk about Dead By Daylight and dropping Overwatch for Fortnite. Gaming News - Time code: 43:54 The quick hits: GTA Trilogy is having a wonky launch; Metal Gear Solid entries being removed over controversial historical footage; Lies Of P drops Pinocchio into a Souls-like wasteland; Far Cry 6 tries to bribe frustrated developers with public pay raise announcement (but it comes with a catch); Chip shortage causes Sony to cut PlayStation 5 production; We examine the Astroworld tragedy and Fortnite's decision to pull the Cactus Jack emotes. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions REST IN PEACE & POWER TO ALL OF THE ASTROWORLD VICTIMS! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Should you play Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy? - Press X to Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 86:04

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. #MarvelsGuardiansoftheGalaxy #Review Dj, Sean, Avery, and "returning guest"Cameron, talk about their impressions after beating Guardians of the Galaxy. They review the overall story, give their favorite moments, favorite characters, and get into their issues with the story/choices from the game. They give their feelings on the game's design, gameplay, environment puzzles, and boss fights. Then we wrap up the chat by answering the question would you want to see a sequel, how would you rate the game, and would we recommend you play this game? If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on Soundcloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.42 - Is Elden Ring The Next Big Original IP?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 64:05

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ & Avery talk about Elden Ring, Nickelodeon All-Stars' big fat L, Devolver Digital going public, Gundam Battle Operation 2's single player campaign and more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 1:30 Avery talks about his experience with Apex' newest season & DJ gushes about Gundam Battle Operations 2's single player campaign, Code Fairy. Gaming News - Time code: 19:57 The quick hits: Marvel's Midnight Sons already hit with a delay after recent reveal; Overwatch 2 & Diablo 3 delayed to 2023; Activision has its' worst stock market day in 13 years; Blizzard already losing its' first female studio co-head; Sega & Microsoft do the fusion dance to develop "super games" powered by the cloud; Devolver Digital final goes public thanks to Sony & Tencent; Valorant & LoL finally arrive on Epic Store; The release date for Marvel's Avengers' Spiderman DLC annnounced; Nickelodeon All Stars drops to single digit Twitch viewers as Sakurai cackles in the distance; Back 4 Blood already has less fewer players than its' daddy L4D2. Heavy Hitters: We do a deep dive on Elden Ring's 15 minute gameplay reveal If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on Soundcloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.41 - Is Guardians Of The Galaxy The Best Marvel Game Yet?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 63:43

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery & Sean talk about Guardians Of The Galaxy, Riders Republic, Far Cry 6, Warner Bros' Smash clone and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 1:24 Avery & Sean give their early impressions of Guardians Of The Galaxy; Sean reaches the end of Far Cry 6 and returns to Zombies Ate My Neighbors for a nostalgia trip; and DJ shreds some more powder in Riders Republic. Gaming News - Time code: 28:03 The quick hits: Skydance becomes the newest publisher to get on the Marvel game train; Halo Infinite's single player campaign finally revealed in new overview; Warner Bros to make its' own Smash Bros clone with Multiversus; Returnal 2.0 to bring several long awaited updates to the game; Apple Music finally launches on PS5; Sony officially forms PC label for its' PC games push; Greg Miller made sure that the newest Bugsnax update has trophies; Fan emulators make Nintendo look foolish after failed N64 emulation; Among Us to debut shapeshifting ability for Imposters in new update; El Presidente from Farcry 6 sends antagonistic emails to players and its' proved to be very divisive. Heavy Hitters: We talk at length about Activision Blizzard's newest attempt at fixing its' damaged culture after CEO agrees to massive pay cut. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.40 - Starfield Is Big AF...But Is That A Good Thing?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 52:37

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery & Sean talk about Far Cry 6, Riders Republic, The Uncharted movie trailer, Starfield's girth and much more! Gaming News - Time code: 2:02 The quick hits: Sony finally unveils the trailer for the Uncharted movie; Starfield's trailer showcases an expansive lore and a Reddit leak claims that every planet dwarfs the entire Skyrim map; God Of War 2018 is finally making its' way to PC; Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation Code Fairy announced; After a decade of speculation Ubisoft greenlights a new Splinter Cell game; Blizzard officially renames McCree; New World players are losing money due to dwindling in game economy; CDPR delays next gen upgrades for The Witch 3 & Cyberpunk 2077; Xbox reportedly working on a Wu-Tang themed action RPG. What We've Been Playing - Time code: 38:35 Sean approaches the endgame of Far Cry 6, Avery has a relatively dry gaming week & DJ finally gets to fill his SSX void with Riders Republic If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.39 - Does Suicide Squad Kill the Justice League have POTENTIAL?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 62:08


    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, Jordan & Sean talk about Far Cry 6, Back 4 Blood, Nickelodeon All Stars, DC Fandome and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 3:50 Avery, Sean & Jordan talk more Far Cry 6; Avery & Jordan scratch their zombie co-op itch with Back 4 Blood and DJ talks about the Genshin's bizarre new promotion centered around Elon Musk of all people & eats crow about Nickelodeon All Stars. Gaming News - Time code: 32:21 The quick hits: DC Fandome gives us new looks at Suicide Squad & Gotham Knights; Ghost Recon Frontline's negative fan reaction delays testing; Back 4 Blood cooks KFC on Twitter; Animal Crossing New Horizons brings a free update & paid expansion to the table on Nov 5th; Nintendo Switch's new N64/Sega Genesis expansion pack garners mixed responses; New World guilds are running players' pockets; EA Sports prepares to drop FIFA from their soccer franchise after they raise their asking prices. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!


    Level 5.38 - Sora Finally Gets To Smash

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 60:58

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, Jordan & Sean talk about Far Cry 6, the Battlefield 2042 Beta, Sora finally making it to Smash Bros, the massive Twitch leak and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:33 Avery, Sean & Jordan give their early impressions of Far Cry 6 and then Sean & Jordan join up with DJ to talk about tornadoes and other madness in the Battlefield 2042 Beta. Gaming News - Time code: 30:54 The quick hits: Sora makes his Smash Bros debut after years of anticipation & speculation; The GTA Trilogy finally announced; Pokemon Legends: Arceus' open world revealed to be a mirage after all; Resident asshat, Randy Pitchford, steps down as Gearbox Software President; Konami challenges indie devs to create new games using the blueprint of classic IPs. Heavy Hitters: We examine the recent leak of Twitch's financial info If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Kena Bridge of Spirits Review - Press X to Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 78:16

    This week on the Press X to Review: Dj, Marcus, Sean, and Avery have an in-depth, spoiler-filled, conversation about Ember Lab's Playstation's latest exclusive Kena Bridge of Spirit. We discuss our overall experience with the game; Compare how beautiful the world is next to other exclusives like Ratchet and Clank A Rift Apart; Talk about the pros and cons of the Dark Souls like gameplay mechanics and if they match up to other Souls games; Give our thoughts on the story, our favorite moments and boss fights; Then we answer the questions: Do we want a sequel? How would we rate the game? Would we recommend the game? SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.37 - Microsoft Continues To Strike Out In Japan

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 64:00

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, Marcus & Sean talk about Kena: Bridge Of Spirits, Life Is Strange: True Colors, Microsoft's sad Tokyo Game Show display and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 3:01 All the guys give more in-depth impressions of Kena, DJ talks about the Genshin Impact anniversary event debacle, and Avery joins Marcus in gushing over Life Is Strange: True Colors. Gaming News - Time code: 34:21 The quick hits: PlayStation makes it Facebook official with Bluepoint Games; Firesprite Limited fully acquires Fabrik Games Limited; Sony introduces Game Trials and then immediately ruins them; Kratos actor reveals that he was the reason behind Ragnarok's delay; Marvel's Spiderman 2 compared to Empire Strikes Back by Insomniac; Night School becomes Netflix's newest gaming studio; Konami set to dig up the corpses of their previous hits in an effort to be relevant again; Twisted Metal reboot to be helmed by the studio behind Destruction All-Stars; Microsoft tries again at Tokyo Game Show and it goes about as well as you'd expect it to. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.36 - Pixar + Dark Souls = Kena: Bridge of Spirits

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 59:33

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, Marcus & Sean talk about Kena: Bridge Of Spirits, Life Is Strange: True Colors, the newest Nintendo Direct and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 4:22 Marcus gives spoiler free final impressions of Life Is Strange: True Colors after beating it and then joins the rest of the Press X boys to give our early impressions of Kena: Bridge of Spirits. Gaming News - Time code: 35:12 The quick hits: The newest Nintendo Direct brings us Bayonetta 3, a new Kirby game and much more; Crystal Dynamics reveals plans for a new Perfect Dark game; Apple banishes Fortnite from the app store for 5 years; Respawn continues to lead Titanfall fans on; Balenciaga & Fortnite team up for a collab that almost none of Fortnite's target fanbase could actually afford. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.35 - Black People?! In Norse Mythology?!?!?!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 62:33

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, Marcus & Sean talk about Deathloop, Life Is Strange: True Colors, COD Vanguard, God Of War Ragnarok and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 5:56 Avery & DJ give their impressions on Deathloop; Marcus & Avery give their impressions on Life Is Strange: True Colors; DJ chats briefly about his time with the COD Vanguard Open Beta; Sean continues his journey through Hades and Marcus let's his roommate take Astro's Playroom for a spin. Gaming News - Time code: 30:53 The quick hits: Battlefield 2042 officially delayed until November; PS5's new firmware update addresses multiple issues that it had since launch; David Cage sets his eyes on a galaxy far, far away; Blizzard keeps tiptoeing around their bigger issues with new WoW patch; The Twisted Metal show (yes, it's still happening) lands Anthony Mackie as brand new character; Nintendo's new software update allows for Bluetooth headphones but still no in-console voice chat. Heavy Hitters: We talk in depth about God of War Ragnarok closing out the Norse chapter of the franchise and discuss the "controversy" surrounding Agraboda being black in the game. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.34 - PS Showcase Recap and Epic Beats Apple

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 66:32

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Doug, Jordan & Sean talk about the Epic/Apple court case, the PlayStation Showcase, Jim Ryan doing away with free cross-gen upgrades, and much more! Heavy Hitter/Discussion - Time code: 3:53 We examine the conclusion of the Epic vs. Apple court saga and do a deep dive on the PlayStation Showcase. Quick Hits & What We've Been Playing - Time code: 35:57 The quick hits: Free cross-gen upgrades are no longer a thing thanks to Jim Ryan & Stadia loses Tchia to PlayStation What We've Been Playing: Jordan rolls credits on Psychonauts 2 & indulges in psychedelic The Artful Escape experience; Doug finally jumps on the Fortnite train to try out Imposter mode and does his best to dodge Pinhead in Dead By Daylight; Sean gives Hades a look after the hype's died down & reads Ghostrunner for filth, and DJ does some more gushing about Genshin Impact. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Want to ask a question, ask us at PressX2start.com/Questions SAVE SHEIKH JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings - Press X to Ramble

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 78:26


    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. Dj, Avery, and Douglas give their impressions, favorite moments, and critics on Marvel's Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. We have a deep discussion about a father's love, how "Jackie Chan" (not chang) Simu Liu looks, how crazy that last fight was, and what those post-credit scenes could mean for the future of the MCU and MCM. DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!   BIG LOVE TO LOUISIANA AND ALL OTHERS EFFECTED BY HURRICANE IDA! SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER!


    Level 5.23 - Who‘s Showing Up For The Playstation Showcase??

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 73:28

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. BIG LOVE TO LOUISIANA AND ALL OTHERS EFFECTED BY HURRICANE IDA! SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, & Sean talk about the Playstation Showcase, #ADayOffTwitch, Apex Legends' Aim Assist debacle, No Man Sky Frontiers and much more! Heavy Hitter/Discussion - Time code: 3:27 We make predictions about the newly announced Playstation Showcase Quick Hits & What We've Been Playing - Time code: 20:15 The quick hits: Horizon Forbidden West will not include dual entitlement for current & next gen versions; #ADayOffTwitch actually took off and cost Twitch thousands of viewers; Xbox apparently has big news planned for Tokyo Game Show; Apex Legends devs consider doing away with Aim Assist; The man behind Jet Set Radio makes his return to Sega and speculations run wild. What We've Been Playing: Avery goes in-depth about his experience completing & platinuming Psychonauts 2; Sean gives the COD Vanguard alpha & Riders Republic beta the ole college try, continues to discover new corners of Spelunky 2 and returns to Ghost of Tsushima for the Iki Island expansion; DJ becomes a space mayor in the most recent free expansion of No Man Sky.   If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.32 - DokeV: Pokemon Killer?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 77:11

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. BIG LOVE TO LOUISIANA AND ALL OTHERS EFFECTED BY HURRICANE IDA! SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, Jordan & Marcus talk about Gamescom, 12 Minutes, Psychonauts 2, Rider's Republic and more! Heavy Hitter/Discussion - Time code: 3:57 We do a deep dive on this year's Gamescom What We've Been Playing - Time code: 49:59 Jordan puts The Ascent to bed, discovers the controversial twist in 12 Minutes (SPOILER WARNING) and joins Avery to give some Psychonauts 2 impressions; DJ tries to fill the SSX shaped hole in his life with Rider's Republic; Marcus gets into some online gang warfare in Overwatch, tries out Dead By Daylight about 5 years too late and scratches his JRPG itch with the Tales of Arise demo. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Press X For The Culture 12 - Fortnite Trips Over It's Own Good Intentions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 15:49

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! Culture Topic - Time code: 2:25 On this episode of Press X For The Culture: Press X examines the questionable execution of Fortnite's recent, March Through Time, event and asks if there's even a way that multiplayer video games can actually explore this kind of subject matter. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.31 - Hate Raids: The Newest Twitch Epidemic

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 55:00

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: Sean, Avery & Jordan talk about Twitch's hate raid problem, 12 Minutes, Marvel's Avengers: War For Wakanda, Halo Infinite being incomplete at launch and much more! Heavy Hitter/Discussion - Time code: 1:23 We have an in depth discussion about the current hate raid situation on Twitch Quick Hits & What We've Been Playing - Time code: 11:03 The quick hits: COD: Vanguard promises exciting new features (that Battlefield did first); People Can Fly apparently made no money from Outriders; Fortnite blatantly copies Among Us; Ubisoft currently under investigation for sexual harassment in the workplace as the industry slowly takes out the trash; The creator of Abandoned is confused as to why people are upset with them; GTA V brings 7 million new users to the Epic store after being offered for free; Halo Infinite will be a car without the wheels at launch. What We've Been Playing: Jordan finishes The Ascent and falls in love with a new racing game in F1 2020; Sean beats Haven sans his wife, returns to Apex Legends and tries out Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville; Avery gets his groove back in Apex Legends, returns to Avengers for War for Wakanda and finally joins Jordan to share their thoughts on 12 Minutes. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.30 - Nazis: Still A Talking Point In 2021 For Some Reason

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 69:44

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, Jordan & MARCUS!!! talk about COD Vanguard's Nazi issue, the new GTA remasters, Blue Box's bizarre for Abandoned, more Blizzard controversy and much more! Heavy Hitter/Discussion - Time code: 4:06 Marcus tells us about his adventures of the West Coast and we have a discussion about Call Of Duty Vanguard's decision to not remove the Nazi energy in the game. Quick Hits & What We've Been Playing - Time code: 19:42 The quick hits: Take-Two is reportedly working on 3 other remasters to join the recent GTA V expansion; An audio glitch has a zombie dropping n-bombs in the Back 4 Blood Beta; Sony & Funimation officially consume Crunchyroll and that might result in a more expensive PS Plus subscription; Blue Box Studios earns the ire of the internet after Abandoned demo gets delayed after significant build up; The ID@Xbox showcase Stardew Valley & OlliOlli World; Phil Spencer open to GamePass coming to other consoles (but it's a long shot); Diablo 4 lead director and several other high profile figures leave Blizzard; Overwatch streamers trying to avoid saying McCree's name after his namesake has a lawsuit filed against him. What We've Been Playing: Jordan cycles through an array of games (including The Ascent & Hades) before taking the Back 4 Blood beta for a spin; Marcus had long distance quality time with his girlfriend via Overwatch & started A Plague Tale; DJ continues to gush over Genshin Impact & talk about the newest Gundam movie; and Avery tries his hand at Seer in Apex Legends while questioning his future with the game. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.29 - Fullbright Joins The Toxic Workplace Cinematic Universe

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 75:10

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, Sean & Jordan talk about the sticky situation at Fullbright, more Blizzard woes, Ariana Grande's Fortnite concert, The Ascent, Hunter's Arena: Legends and much more! Heavy Hitter/Discussion - Time code: 3:28 We have an in-depth discussion about the Steve Gaynor situation at Fullbright and how it factors into this trend of toxic workplaces being revealed in the gaming industry. Quick Hits & What We've Been Playing - Time code: 19:06 The quick hits: An ex-Blizzard Dev calls for Unionization in the gaming industry, The president of Blizzard steps down in the wake of Activision Blizzard's labor lawsuit; Several big advertisers pull out of Overwatch League due to recent controversy; Take Two CEO thinks new games don't belong on Game Pass; The Ascent brings in $5 million in its' opening weekend; Game Pass has helped Xbox net a record breaking $15.37 billion in revenue this year; Datamining reveals a possible Battle Royale mode for Halo Infinite; Sony not spooked by recent dip in PS Plus subs; The PSVR 2 to feature HDR OLED displays. What We've Been Playing: Sean wraps up A Plague Tale and joins DJ to try out the Asian mythology themed Battle Royale, Hunter's Arena: Legends; DJ continues his renewed love affair with Genshin Impact and tests his marriage in It Takes Two; Avery airs his grievances about Apex Legends' newest OP character and marvels at Ariana Grande's Fortnite concert; Jordan completes Death's Door and takes on The Ascent. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.28 - Activision Blizzard Drama: The Saga Continues

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 60:38

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery, Sean & Jordan talk about more Activision Blizzard drama, Netflix adapting more video game properties, EA course correcting to single player games and much more! Heavy Hitter/Discussion - Time code: 5:22 We have an in-depth discussion about the ever evolving Activision Blizzard situation and several gaming outlets' decision to halt coverage of their games for the time being. Quick Hits & What We've Been Playing - Time code: 18:07 The quick hits: Horizon Forbidden West officially delayed to 2022 & Kena: Bridge Of Spirits delayed until September; Developers from Infinity Ward & Naughty Dog form a new AAA studio; EA makes a shift to single player games after Jedi: Fallen Order's success; Battlefield 2042 to feature the series' most extensive season pass yet; Blue Box Games' newest game teaser brings up a lot of MGS questions; Halo Infinite's multiplayer beta coming July 29th; PS5's Storage Expansion Update is unnecessarily complex; Live action series based on Dragon Age & Pokemon coming to Netflix. What We've Been Playing: Sean briefly returns to Black Ops 4 for a rude awakening and checks out some left field indie games (Doodle Championship Island & Kitten Squad); Avery goes down the rabbit hole of competitive Valorant; Jordan continues to climb the ranks in UFC 4 while navigating the dungeons of Death's Door & the neon-lit streets of The Ascent; DJ plays more Genshin Impact and considers returning to the King Of The Iron Fist tournament after watching Tekken 7 Evo matches. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.27 - Activision Blizzard's Following In Riot Game's Problematic Footsteps

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 67:55

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Avery & Jordan talk about the Activision Blizzard debacle, EA Play Live, Neill Bloomkamp's upcoming shooter, Netflix's gaming plans and much more! Heavy Hitter/Discussion - Time code: 2:06 We have an in-depth discussion about the recent Activision Blizzard controversy and the problematic trend of the mistreatment of women & toxic work environments in this industry. Quick Hits & What We've Been Playing - Time code: 29:56 The quick hits: EA Play Live brings several big announcements; Popular Twitch streamer finds way to turn Pokemon Unite into a pay to win game; Google crafts a whole RPG for the Olympics; Amazon's New World is bricking powerful graphic card; Tencent to obtain Sumo (Crackdown & Sackboy) for 1.3 billion dollars; Netflix to focus on mobile games out the gate; Neill Blomkamp is working on a AAA shooter that will surely be nightmare fuel. What We've Been Playing: Jordan completes Psychonauts & Bloodroots, steps into the cage for some UFC 4 and has some dueling opinions with Avery about Death's Door; DJ hunts monsters in The Witcher mobile and returns to Genshin Impact ahead of Alloy's September arrival. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Marvel's Loki - Press X to Ramble

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2021 85:36

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here Dj, Jordan, and Avery give their SPOILER FILLED impressions of Loki. They talk about their favorite moments and characters, critic where they thought the show was lacking, take a crack at what the Multi-verse could mean going forward, gush over Jonathan Major's performance of Kang, and soo much more! Don't forget to like and subscribe! #PressXtostart   If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com   Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.26 - Nickelodeon Said We Got Smash Bros At Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 66:20

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Avery & Jordan talk about Nickelodeon All Star Brawl, Valve's Steam Deck, Gundam Evolution and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:21 Sean takes a break from A Plague Tale before beating it to return to Anthem (for some ungodly reason) & explore an alien planet with his wife in Haven; Jordan skims through several games on Game Pass's ever expanding library; and DJ lays the smacketh down cartoon style in WWE Battlegrounds. Gaming News - Time code: 18:06 The quick hits: Xbox & Switch reportedly outsold the competition in June; Several upcoming releases get hit with delays; Deathloop to arrive on Xbox in fall of 2022; Sony seems to be skipping Gamescom as well; God Of War Ragnarok trailer rumored for the next State Of Play; Netflix gets closer to joining the gaming market with a rumored partnership with PlayStation; Gundam basically makes an Overwatch game for eSports; Persona to make 7 big announcements until Fall 2022 for its' 25th anniversary; Battlefield 2042 to feature crossplay & cross progression. The heavy hitters: We take in-depth looks at Valve's new Steam Deck handheld & Nickelodeon's new mascot brawler. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Marvel's Black Widow - Press X to Ramble

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 80:13

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here Dj, Jordan, and Avery give their impressions, high points, and critics on Marvel's Black Widow. We talk Taskmaster history, Black Widow's movie placement, and how Sean managed to watch the movie!  14:26 - Spoiler Talk If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.25 - Ass Creed Goes Full GAAS

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 54:09

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Avery & Jordan talk about Assassin's Creed Infinity, the Nintendo Switch OLED, Sony's newest State Of Play, Cyberpunk's triumphant return and more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 4:39 Sean indulges in the free PS Plus offerings for July; Jordan tries his hand at extreme sports with Descenders, checks out the odd Space Jam beat-em-up & continues to make his way through Psychonauts; Avery makes his way through the delightfully bizarre office themed dungeon crawler, Going Under. Gaming News - Time code: 20:04 The quick hits: Sony pulls PS5 Ad that accidentally shows the console upside down; Pokemon Go! has caught 5 billion dollars in 5 years; Nintendo reveals the newest update to the Switch; Xbox confirms  that Fable 6 will precede Elder Scrolls 6; Despite the disastrous launch cycle, Cyberpunk 2077 is dominating the sales charts on the PS Store; Sony drops its' most recent State Of Play. The heavy hitters: We talk in depth about the new Assassin's Creed game going full GAAS and what it could mean for the series going forward. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Press X Presents - State of Play 2021 Reacts and Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2021 12:46

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode!   Dj, Avery, and Sean react to all of the moments from Playstation's State of Play. Videocast available on our Youtube channel. We give our first impressions of Arcadegeddon, take of the newest Sifu trailer, opinions of Hunter's Arena: Legends, and decide if you can have too much Deathloop. After the showcase, Avery and Dj stick around to review and rate the showcase.   If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.24 - Apex Legends Is In Shambles

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 77:12

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Doug, Avery & Marcus talk about the Apex Legends dumpster fire, Ghost Of Tsushima's expansive new update, Sony's new studio acquisitions, Kojima's new Xbox deal, Basketrio and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 3:45 Marcus gets his crossplay on in Overwatch, gives NEO The World Ends With You a spin & briefly checks in with Yuffie in FFVII Intergrade; Avery has left the main story behind for Fort Condor in Intergrade; explores the personal mystery of Tell Me Why & airs his grievances about the sad state of Apex Legends; Doug tries out the Resident Evil chapter of Dead By Daylight in between case work; DJ fights ninja mechs in Gundam, starts It Takes Two with his wife and tries out the bizarre anime street basketball hybrid, Basketrio. Gaming News - Time code: 29:36 The quick hits: Sony bolsters its' next gen slate with 3 new studio acquisitions; Ghost Of Tsushima reveals its' new Director's Cut which includes the rumored Iki Island expansion; EA to split its' EA Play event into several streams; Two new Control games are officially in the works; Casey Hudson announces his new studio a year after leaving Bioware; EA shoots down reports of bringing in-game ads to their upcoming games; Kojima's deal with Microsoft is on the cusp of becoming a reality; An unnamed id Software game receives a rating from the Australian Classification Board. The heavy hitters: We talk at length about the hot mess that is the current Apex Legends pro streamer community. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.23 - Will 2021 See The Return Of The PlayStation Experience?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 61:40

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Jordan, Avery & Sean talk about the PlayStation Experience's possible return, Ghost of Tsushima's rumored psuedo sequel, Windows PC Gaming update and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 3:05 Avery finishes up Bugsnax, starts Final Fantasy VII Intergrade and dives deep into the anime lunacy of Guilty Gear Strive; Jordan continues his pilgrimage through the Yakuza series with Kiwami 1 & 2; and Sean & DJ make brief remarks about Rift Apart before plugging our review cast (Go listen and watch please!) Gaming News - Time code: 21:35 The quick hits: Sony reluctantly brings Cyberpunk back to its' store with no guarantee of it being fixed; Jim Ryan's trying to move past the console wars; Rift Apart was apparently made without crunch; Japanese brawler, Judgement reportedly coming to Game Pass; Marvel's Avengers fumbles yet again as new patch reveals players' IP addresses; Sony trying to get PS5 owners to get another one; Windows 11 reveals its' PC gaming features; Insomniac Games hiring for mysterious new multiplayer game; New Dead Space game rumored for EA Play; Ghost of Tsushima to allegedly expand even further with new standalone expansion. The heavy hitters: We talk at length about the possibility of Sony bringing back the PlayStation Experience. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Press X Review - Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 61:33

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to this being audio ripped straight from the video review, the audio quality isn't quite as refined as it generally is on our weekly episodes. We sincerely hope that you enjoy the review nonetheless! On This Episode: DJ, Marcus, Avery, Jordan & Sean review arguably the first true high profile PS5 release, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. Throughout the review we touch on our individual histories with the franchise, whether or not it works as an entry point for newcomers, if it feels like a next gen experience and much more! Review Start - Time code: 4:39 If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.22 - Jim Ryan is Hoe'ing out CrossPlay

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 51:14

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Marcus, Avery & Sean talk about Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Stranger In Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, the Blue Box/Silent Hill mystery, Jim Ryan being a hoe about cross play and more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 5:20 Avery navigates the delightfully horrifying world of Bugsnax; DJ & Marcus eat a bit of crow after trying out the surprisingly not terrible FF Origin demo, and then join Sean for some light Ratchet & Clank impressions ahead of our review. Gaming News - Time code: 25:32 The quick hits: Sony's sold 9 million PS5's since launch; Bethesda says "Sorry, Not Sorry" to Sony fans for Xbox exclusivity; Japan's allegedly become Xbox's fastest growing market; Microsoft's using cloud streaming to bring exclusives to Xbox One in 2022; Microsoft is also dropping a TV app & xCloud streaming stick; Forza 5 takes the top prize as E3's most anticipated game; Bandai Namco developing a new Gundam game in hopes of breaking into the E-Sports arena (much to DJ's delight). The heavy hitters: We have discussions about the Blue Box mystery that's taken the internet by storm and Jim Ryan encouraging cross play...for a price. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.21 - Microsoft & Nintendo Stand Tall At E3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 66:23

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Jordan & Avery talk about a little conference known as E3. Gaming News - Time code: 3:13 This week we're doing an in-depth recap of the E3 2021 and discussing things that we liked, disliked, what the event told us about the upcoming gaming cycle, etc. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.20 - The Calm Before The E3 Storm

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 60:38

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Jordan & Avery talk about the big 2K leak, Gaming News - Time code: 3:20 The quick hits: God of War Ragnarok officially delayed until next year; Horizon Forbidden West not guaranteed to launch in 2021 despite initial Q4 release window; Sony to continue now releasing Playstation games on PC at launch; Outer Worlds 2 rumored for Xbox's E3 showcase; Final Fantasy producer things 5G will start to drive players away from consoles; Balan Wonderland's creator leaves Square Enix after taking a big fat L; Battlefield recruits former COD exec to help expand the franchise; Far Cry 6 becomes the first game in the series to feature minimal third person perspective; Nintendo's gauging whether or not people are tryna drop 50$ on a new WarioWare game; Balenciaga drops a PS5 shirt that costs more than the console itself; Deep Silver confirms that there will be no Saint's Row, Dead Island, Metro or Timesplitters this year at E3. The heavy hitters: We take a look at the list of 2K games that leaked before E3. What We've Been Playing - Time code: 35:20 Avery returns to the podcast and he's playing a lot of games (Celeste, Journey to the Savage Planet, Returnal & Mass Effect Legendary Edition); Sean chases the ridiculously elusive platinum in Returnal and joins a fan of the show for some spy craft in Operation Tango; Jordan goes further down the GamePass rabbit hole with several games (Man Eater, Mech Warrior 5 & Psychonauts); and DJ tries out the Scarlet Nexus demo, acquires the Normandy in No Man Sky & accomplishes a rare achievement in Gundam. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.19 - E3 2021 Predictions!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 71:20

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Jordan, Sean & special guest/Press X OG, Avery, talk about their E3 Predictions, Horizon Forbidden West, Far Cry 6, Sonic's 30 Anniversary and much more! Gaming News - Time code: 5:24 The quick hits: Sony reveals that 41% of PS4 & PS5 owners are women (proving that they do indeed play video games); Netflix is apparently trying to be...the Netflix of video games; Xbox & Bethesda's E3 coming out party will be on June 13th; Team Ninja's Final Fantasy spinoff rumored to make E3 appearance; Dragon Quest 3 being remade in Octopath Traveler's image; Sega throws things at the wall to see what sticks for Sonic's 30 Anniversary; Dying Light 2's release date finally revealed; Far Cry 6 & Horizon Forbidden West drop extensive gameplay reveals.  E3 Predictions - Time code: 37:45 If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.18 - Overwatch 2 Has A Tank Problem

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 63:40


    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! We've started our very own Charity Drive for Palestine! If you'd like to donate towards the cause please do so here, Every little bit helps! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Jordan & Doug talk about Overwatch 2, Epic vs. Apple, Knockout City, Jason Schreier's new book and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 6:21 When he's hasn't been on baby duty, DJ surprisingly gotten a lot of gaming in (Knockout City, No Man Sky, Wreckfest & New Pokemon Snap); Jordan dominates some noobs in Knockout City and becomes a space colonizer in Stellaris; Doug finishes Jason Schreier's fascinating new book and shares his thoughts. Gaming News - Time code: 36:12 The quick hits: Netflix searches for executive to run its' new gaming department; WB Games set to split after Discovery merger; Devolver Digital planning to go public (We're thinking that it might be an elaborate E3 skit though); PS5 supposedly doubled Series X sales in Q1 of this year; GTA5 & GTA Online continue to refuse to die as next gen updates are announced for November; Xbox & Bethesda to make first public appearance as a couple at E3; Outriders set to expand after over-performing and reaching 3.5 million players in its' first month. The heavy hitters: We breakdown the ending of Epic & Apple's court battle and go in-depth about Overwatch 2's massive new updates. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!


    Level 5.17 - Epic vs. Apple: Total War 2, Electric Boogaloo

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 62:10


    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! BLACK LIVES MATTER! JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: Marcus, Jordan, Sean & Doug talk about the Apple & Epic's court battle, Jason Schreier's new book, Playstation's partnership with Discord, Returnal and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 4:07 Doug gets his book club on as he dives into Jason Schreier's latest "Press Reset: Ruin and Recovery in the Video Game Industry"; Jordan continues to test his new gaming PC with Fallout 4 and finally rolls credits on Yakuza 0; Marcus continues to the journey through It Takes Two with Avery; and Sean plays Zombie Army 4 with one of our fans, busts up some cars in Wreckfest, tries out the new additions to Apex Legends & then gets his groundhog day on in Returnal. Gaming News - Time code: 28:08 The quick hits: PlayStation swoops in out of nowhere and scoops up Discord; Returnal devs address the fan's save option gripes; Konami assure fans that they've got stuff cooking despite their E3 absence; Sony might be tryna scoop Sunset Overdrive on the low; PlayStation working on 25 games of PS5 (and half are new franchises!); Epic offered Sony a measly 200 mill for some of their PC games; Battlefield 6 is officially cross gen; Starfield will be exclusive to the Series X & PC; PS5 gets outsold by Xbox & Switch in the UK last month thanks to the scalpers; Ubisoft shifting their focus to "high end free-to-play games" (emphasis on the air quotes). The heavy hitters: We talk about the ongoing court case between Epic & Apple as they continue their app store dispute over Fortnite. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on Soundcloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!


    Press X To Rewind - Women: The Gaming Industry's Kryptonite

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 40:17

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. SAVE SHEIK JARRAH!! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: Unfortunately due to technical difficulties we were unable to drop a new episode this week; but we still wanted to give you guys some content. So this week we take a trip down memory lane and revisit a For The Culture episode from before COVID where DJ, Sean & friend of the show, Maxine (IG: maxinemakesmedia), wax poetic about women's treatment in the gaming industry. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.16 - Overwatch Gets Itself In A "Hairy" Situation

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 65:38

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: We ran into an unfortunate technical issue with Marcus' audio in the back half of the episode so you may notice some background fuzz during the heavy hitter. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Marcus, Jordan & Sean talk about Overwatch's controversial new Mei skin, Returnal, New Pokemon Snap, the newest State of Play and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:36 Jordan wrecks some cars and destroys some humans in Wreckfest & Destroy All Humans Remastered, gets deeper in to the end of Yakuza 0 and explores various space struggles in Star Citizen & Elite Dangerous; Sean juggles different types of suffering in Demon Souls & Returnal; Marcus bonds with Avery in It Takes Two; and DJ indulges in the chaos of Gundam's new "Free-For-All" mode before continuing his exploits in No Man Sky & being a professional creep in New Pokemon Snap. Gaming News - Time code: 35:43 The quick hits: Druckmann & Co. have already drafted a story outline for TLOU3; The now dead TLOU movie fell apart because it prioritized action; The newest State of Play reveals an Among Us console port and new gameplay for Ratchet & Clank; Fortnite revealed to still make most of its' money on PlayStation; Despite being solid at a loss PS5 generates record revenue for Sony; Developers deem PS5 the most sought after platform to develop for; PlayStation reportedly investing 183 million dollars into first party exclusives; Sony may be forced to alter PS5's design due to continues restock issues; Every Activision studio is now working on Call of Duty; New leaks fuel rumors of Battlefield 6 coming to Game Pass; Series X to reveal 4 huge exclusives at E3; Apple's feeling the pressure after Microsoft's app store cuts ties with Windows. The heavy hitters: We have an in-depth discussion about Overwatch's cornrow controversy with the new Mei skin. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Invincible Review - Press X To Ramble

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 80:08

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here On This Episode: Dj, Marcus, Sean & Jordan review Invincible. Throughout the episode we touch on how well the show adapts the source material, its' more realistic depiction of superheroics and of course the violence...the glorious violence. SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.15 - The Jim Ryan Apology Tour 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 62:33

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Marcus, Jordan & Sean talk about PlayStation & Xbox swapping ideas on Cloud gaming, Jeff Kaplan leaving Blizzard, Microsoft dropping out of Discord talks, the PS Plus Video Pass and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 1:34 Jordan wraps up the main campaign on Outriders, gets real sneaky in Dishonored and shares his thoughts on the XCloud beta; Sean indulges his inner masochist by returning to Demon Souls; Marcus links up with our long lost brother Doug on Overwatch & DJ almost causes an intergalactic incident in No Man Sky. Gaming News - Time code: 22:55 The quick hits: Spiderman: Miles Morales officially outsells The Last Of Us 2 and shows great sales performance on PS5; PS5 revealed to have CMOS battery failure issues; Uncharted Lost Legacy director returns to Naughty Dog hinting at the future for the franchise; Xbox's Quick Resume feature is a game changer; Square Enix confirms its' involvement with E3; Jeff Kaplan leaves Blizzard in the midst of Overwatch 2 development; Microsoft bows out of Discord acquisition talks; IOs rolls out Series X controller support this week; Xbox Game Pass now boasts over 23 million subscribers; Sony's PS Plus Video Pass set to be announced soon. The heavy hitters: We have an in-depth discussion about Jim Ryan admitting to Sony making the wrong decision with the PS3 & Vita store closures and PlayStation's exchange of ideas with Xbox about its' future in Cloud gaming. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Falcon & The Winter Soldier Review - Press X To Ramble

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 86:21


    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: There were some slight technical difficulties with Marcus' mic during the episode but hopefully they weren't too noticable! On This Episode: Dj, Marcus, Sean, Jordan & special guest/friend of the show, Nnamdi, review Falcon & The Winter Soldier. Throughout the episode we touch on the show's exploration of a Black man taking up the Cap mantle, our thoughts on John Walker, how they can progress forward in the MCU and more! SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com Be good to each other, Peace!


    Mortal Kombat Review - Press X To Ramble

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 77:17

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! JUSTICE FOR MAKIAH BRYANT! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here On This Episode: Dj, Marcus & Jordan review Mortal Kombat. Throughout the episode we touch on how it stacks up to the 90s movies, our feelings on Cole and of course, the sweet sweet fatalities. SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.14 - Is Sony Right To Continue Sitting Out Of E3?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 61:32

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. JUSTICE FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! JUSTICE FOR SARAH EVERARD! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Marcus, Jordan & Sean talk about Sony possibly sitting out E3 again, the Resident Evil Showcase, Nintendo's Indie Showcase and more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 5:24 Jordan tests out Outrider's cross play capabilities and gushes about his new computer; Sean runs from werewolves in the new Resident Evil Village demo and then links up with Marcus, DJ & Cam for Zombie Army 4; Marcus finally gets to play It Takes Two with his girlfriend; and DJ learns the hard way that No Man Sky's multiplayer is a hassle. Gaming News - Time code: 36:29 The quick hits: Sony implements the long overdue Black@Playstation employee network; New 007 game rumors intensify as Goldeneye's trademark gets renewed; Capcom drops a bunch of Resident Evil content on us; Nintendo spotlights a batch of new indies coming to the Switch; Sucker Punch starts hiring for a new multiplayer game that may or may not be tied Ghost of Tsushima Legends; Ass Creed Valhalla writer hints at Brazil being the franchise's next destination; BioShock 4 rumored to be an open world game; Days Gone finally arrives on PC next month. The heavy hitters: We have an in-depth discussion about the return of E3 and Sony potentially not being there again. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.13 - Jim Ryan Is Dragging Sony Back To The Dark Ages

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 68:45

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. REST IN PEACE & POWER TO EARL "DMX" SIMMONS! END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! JUSTICE FOR SARAH EVERARD! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Marcus, Jordan & Sean talk about the alleged PS5 remake of The Last Of Us, Kojima potentially defecting to Microsoft, Fon memories of Shawn Layden, Outriders and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 4:31 Sean teams up with his wife for more It Takes Two and relives some fond memories with Oddworld: Soulstorm; Jordan delves deeper into the gameplay loop of Outriders while also cleaning up his gaming backlog (Ace Combat 7, NFS Hot Pursuit Remastered & GTA 5); DJ uncovers an exciting new wonders in No Man Sky and then links up with Marcus for some Nazi killing fun in Zombie Army 4: Dead War. Gaming News - Time code: 36:03 (Stick around until the end for a lil stinger!) The quick hits: Pacman 99 announced for Nintendo Switch Online; EA patents gameplay system that will adjust difficulty to keep you playing longer; Outriders to nerf Trickster & Technomancer classes in next update; Deathloop delayed until September; Playstation planning to bring its' big first party titles to mobile; Playstation are sending Shawn Layden "hey bighead" texts; Sony's upcoming video game adaptations to stream on Netflix after theatrical run; Kojima reportedly in talks with Microsoft to publish next game. The heavy hitters: We have a lengthy discussion about Sony's plans to remake The Last Of Us for PS5 and Jim Ryan prioritizing first party blockbusters over catalog variety. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.12 - Can Sony Find A Way To Combat Game Pass?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 60:11

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! JUSTICE FOR SARAH EVERARD! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Marcus, Jordan & Sean talk about Sony's Game Pass competition, Outriders, It Takes Two & much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 1:43 Dj plots a course to the untamed of reaches of space in the new & improved No Man's Sky; Marcus plays some Overwatch with Sean; Sean beats Celeste years after starting it, collects some limbs in Mortal Kombat 11 & dips his two into It Takes Two with his wife; and lastly Jordan juggles multiple games on Game Pass while giving us his first impressions of Outriders. Gaming News - Time code: 22:28 The quick hits: Outriders triples Avenger's peak Steam play count in a few hours; The finalists are revealed for the 24th DICE Awards; The PS Plus free games for April are revealed; Microsoft throws Activision under the bus in the wake of Tony Hawk Pro Skater issues on Series X; New update makes Ratchet & Clank 2016 playable in 60FPS on PS5 (unfortunately this is dated news); MCU Avengers costumes available in Marvel's Avengers...but with a caveat; New suit available in Spiderman: Miles Morales; CD Projekt Red tosses Cyberpunk multiplayer plans in the trash; Police take down the world's biggest cheat code operation; Stonks meme guy skin available for purchase in Fortnite; MLB The Show 21 added to the growing list of games coming to Game Pass; Balan Wonderland's debut numbers are...really sad. The heavy hitters: We have an in-depth discussion about Sony's plans to use PS Now to combat Game Pass. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Godzilla vs Kong Review - Press X to Ramble

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 53:50

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! JUSTICE FOR SARAH EVERARD! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: SPOILERS COME INTO THIS EPISODE PRETTY EARLY SO LISTEN AT YOUR OWN RISK IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE MOVIE! On This Episode: Dj, Marcus, Sean, Jordan & Cam review Godzilla vs. Kong. In the midst of all the shit talking about who the real winner was they discuss their favorite moments and speculate on where the franchise should go next. SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.11 - Microsoft's World Domination Tour Continues!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 64:30

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! JUSTICE FOR SARAH EVERARD! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Marcus & Jordan talk about Microsoft's possible Discord acquisition, Monster Hunter Rise, Call Of Duty's 2021 plans, Ghost Of Tsushima's upcoming movie and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:34 DJ returns to his video game poacher ways in Monster Hunter Rise, Marcus plays more Ratchet & Clank 2016 and loses his Watch Dogs Legion save data thanks to PS5's unfortunate save transfer system; and Jordan finishes the Hawkeye DLC in Marvel's Avengers. Press X Fantasy League Update - Time code: 20:15 Gaming News - Time code: 23:36 The quick hits: Microsoft rebrands Xbox Live to Xbox Network; Game Pass to feature over 20 ID@Xbox games at launch; Game Pass subscribers apparently spend 20% more on gaming; Halo Infinite reveals an underwhelming new gun; Ghost Of Tsushima getting a movie helmed by John Wick director; Nintendo planning to use faster Nvidia chips for new Switch model; Reggie Fils-Aime set to leave Gamestop in the dust after one year; Marvel's Avenger sees big boost in players thanks to Hawkeye DLC (but still trails far behind its' competitors); Cyberpunk 2077's lead game designer leaves CD Projekt Red; Back 4 Blood delayed until October; Tony Hawk Pro Skater has confusing 10$ next gen upgrade; Jade Raymond announces new Sony game studio; Sledgehammer's next COD game to return to WWII. The heavy hitters: We examine Microsoft's 10 billion dollar bid to acquire Discord and what that could mean for the future. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.10 - EVO Becomes A Playstation Exclusive...For Now

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 67:57

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & Audible. END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! JUSTICE FOR SARAH EVERARD! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Marcus, Sean & Jordan talk about Playstation partnering with EVO, PS5's VR controller, Square Enix's Digital Showcase, Marvel's Avengers and more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 6:25 DJ gets into faceless martial arts in Absolver and returns to Destiny 2's load screens for the first time in over a year; Marcus plays Overwatch with Sean; Jordan tries out the new Hawkeye DLC for Marvel's Avengers before returning to the ever evolving shenanigans of Yazuka 0; and Sean plays The Division 2 with the Press X squad, Spelunky 2 with his wife and Rust with a bunch of naked randoms. Gaming News - Time code: 27:49 The quick hits: The Rock teases his involvement in Fortnite's next event; Rockstar adds fan-made load time fix to GTA Online (and pays them a measly sum for their efforts); Playstation unveils the 10 games in its' Play At Home 2021 event; Blizzard CEO games the system and gets even richer while employees lose their jobs; SXSW reveals the winners for their 8th Annual Game Awards; Former Netflix Exec takes over as Microsoft's new Director of Global Partnerships. The heavy hitters: We take in-depth looks at PS5's VR controller, Square Enix's newest digital showcase & Playstation buying EVO. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start TikTok: @pressx2start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.9 - The Whole Squad Is Next Gen Now!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 65:45

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and Stitcher. END ASIAN HATE! END WHITE TERRORISM! JUSTICE FOR SARAH EVERARD! END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Marcus & Jordan talk about our brand spanking new PS5s, Microsoft's Bethesda acquisition, the new TMNT game, Square Enix's upcoming Digital Showcase and more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:49 DJ, Jordan & Marcus give their first impressions of the PS5 and Marcus briefly talks about how he acquired the title of "Drift King" in Mario Kart 8. Gaming News - Time code: 32:51 The quick hits: PS5 has become the fastest selling console in US history (with a few caveats of course); Square Enix announces their new Digital Showcase; "Leaked" email hints at Outriders launching on Game Pass; Tribute Games brings TMNT back to its beat-em-up roots; The Division 2 to add a new mode this year that's totally new to the franchise; Elden Ring's rumored March reveal allegedly cancelled after trailer leak.  The heavy hitters: We have an in-depth discussion about Microsoft's Bethesda acquisition and what it could mean going forward. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

    Level 5.8 - JK Rowling Is Gonna HATE Hogwarts Legacy!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 56:40


    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and Stitcher. END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean & Jordan talk about Hogwarts Legacy's Trans inclusion, EA's pledge for game development freedom, Phil Spencer playing Destiny 2, Remnants Of The Ashe and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 3:05 Jordan beats Gears 5: Hivebusters, plays cops & robbers in Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit and continues to rave about Yakuza 0; Sean finally beats Spelunky 2 and then joins DJ as he returns to Remnants Of The Ashe. Gaming News - Time code: 26:29 The quick hits: An Elden Ring trailer leaks online; DOOM Eternal's pulled in almost a half a billion dollars since its' release; Phil Spencer's started playing Destiny 2 with fans again; Maneater teases DLC by posting shark-based abominations on social media; Bandai Namco's newest trademark hints at an upcoming Direct; The PS Store to stop selling movies & TV shows; The Last Of Us 2 breaks BAFTA record with 13 nominations; Rockstar not interested in "simple ports" in regards to remasters; Gran Turismo 7 delayed to 2022; 2020's UK gaming purchases were 85% digital (to the surprise of no one). The heavy hitters: We talk about Hogwarts Legacy making their create-a-character inclusive to Trans players & EA's pledge for total game development freedom for its' studios. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @hgpmd on SoundCloud & IG Be good to each other, Peace!


    Level 5.7 - Pokemon: Breath Of The Wild?!?!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 68:10

    SUBSCRIBE NOW!!!! on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and Stitcher. END SARS! BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! If you're looking for ways to help fight the good fight please check out this link for more details! Click Here DISCLAIMER: Marcus unfortunately encountered some technical difficulties towards the end of the episode so you'll noticed a humming noise. We still hope you enjoy the episode! This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Marcus & Jordan talk about the most recent Directs from Nintendo, Playstation & The Pokemon Company; Blizzcon 2021; the Outriders demo and much more! What We've Been Playing - Time code: 4:03 Jordan completes Hitman 3 & Doom Eternal and continues his journeys in The Tourist, Gears Tactics & Yakuza 0; Marcus briefly (and we mean BRIEFLY) tries his hand at Ghostrunner; DJ returns to his island in Animal Crossing only to get immediately harassed by Tom Nook and finds a new Armored Core replacement in M.A.S.S. Builders; Sean gets carried to new lands in Spelunky 2, returns to GTA Online after 7 years and finally gets joined by DJ & Marcus to give impressions/roast the Outriders demo. Gaming News - Time code: 34:11 The quick hits: Resident Evil Village to feature nudity & sexual content (but sadly not the sexy kind); Sony to revive Twisted Metal as a TV Show for some reason; Bioware axes Anthem Next in service of Dragon Age & Mass Effect; Respawn given the greenlight by EA to do Titanfall 3; Sony working to add support for PS5 storage expansion by the summer; Playstation shutting down beloved Japan Studio. The heavy hitters: We do deep dives on Blizzcon 2021 and the recent directs from Nintendo, Playstation & The Pokemon Company. If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you're using. Every little bit helps!  SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Join/Follow Us: Youtube: Press X To Start TV Twitch: pressxtostarttv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pressx2start Twitter: @PressX2S  Instagram: @PressX2Start You can find more info about the Press X and who we are at www.PressX2start.com. If you have any questions or just want to tell us how great (or just slightly okay) we're doing or how we can be better, be a friend and reach out and email us at pressxtostartpodcast@gmail.com End music by @MarcoMavy on Twitter & IG Be good to each other, Peace!

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