The Press Start Podcast

The Press Start Podcast

Each week on The Press Start Podcast, we get together and chat in-depth about the latest video game news and releases, all in the name of Press Start. 

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We React To The Uncharted Movie, Suicide Squad & Gotham Knight Trailers

It's a big week of new movie and game trailers and we're here to discuss them all. Along with our review of House of Ashes, we also discuss the changes coming to the Nintendo Switch Online membership. 

We React To The Uncharted Movie, Suicide Squad & Gotham Knight Trailers

It's a big week of new movie and game trailers and we're here to discuss them all. Along with our review of House of Ashes, we also discuss the changes coming to the Nintendo Switch Online membership. 

33:42

22 Oct 21

We Review Back 4 Blood And Preview Forza Horizon 5

In another busy week of new and upcoming game releases, Brodie shares his review of Back 4 Blood, James gives us his thoughts on Metroid Prime, Brodie previews Forza Horizon 5 and the team react to the new Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City trailer. 00:00:22 — Metroid Dread Thoughts 00:07:28 — Back 4 Blood Review 00:21:53 — Forza Horizon Preview 00:28:33 — Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City Trailer Reactions 00:35:21 — Rapid Fire Question 00:35:58 — What the Wiki?!

We Review Back 4 Blood And Preview Forza Horizon 5

In another busy week of new and upcoming game releases, Brodie shares his review of Back 4 Blood, James gives us his thoughts on Metroid Prime, Brodie previews Forza Horizon 5 and the team react to the new Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City trailer. 00:00:22 — Metroid Dread Thoughts 00:07:28 — Back 4 Blood Review 00:21:53 — Forza Horizon Preview 00:28:33 — Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City Trailer Reactions 00:35:21 — Rapid Fire Question 00:35:58 — What the Wiki?!

43:38

13 Oct 21

Our Far Cry 6, Nintendo Switch OLED & Metroid Dread Reviews

In a big week of reviews, we share our thoughts on Far Cry 6, the new Nintendo Switch OLED, Metroid Dread, Alan Wake Remastered and JETT: The Far Shore. 00:00:47 — Far Cry 6 Review 00:13:36 — Nintendo Switch OLED Review 00:21:11 — Metroid Dread Review 00:30:52 — Alan Wake Remastered Review 00:34:55 — JETT: The Far Shore Review 00:37:17 — Rapid Fire Question 00:37:52 — What The Wiki

Our Far Cry 6, Nintendo Switch OLED & Metroid Dread Reviews

In a big week of reviews, we share our thoughts on Far Cry 6, the new Nintendo Switch OLED, Metroid Dread, Alan Wake Remastered and JETT: The Far Shore. 00:00:47 — Far Cry 6 Review 00:13:36 — Nintendo Switch OLED Review 00:21:11 — Metroid Dread Review 00:30:52 — Alan Wake Remastered Review 00:34:55 — JETT: The Far Shore Review 00:37:17 — Rapid Fire Question 00:37:52 — What The Wiki

47:26

6 Oct 21

Our Thoughts On The Mario Movie Cast

It's another week with plenty of video game movie and TV talk! We share our thoughts on the Mario movie cast, the HBO Last of Us series and the past week's Nintendo Direct. We also weigh in on Spider-Man 2 perhaps being a little darker, Night School being acquired by Netflix and play another round of What The Wiki?! 

Our Thoughts On The Mario Movie Cast

It's another week with plenty of video game movie and TV talk! We share our thoughts on the Mario movie cast, the HBO Last of Us series and the past week's Nintendo Direct. We also weigh in on Spider-Man 2 perhaps being a little darker, Night School being acquired by Netflix and play another round of What The Wiki?! 

33:08

1 Oct 21

Our Review of Kena: Bridge of Spirits

Kieron joins the show to share his review of Kena: Bridge of Spirits, the latest PlayStation console-exclusive game, and join the conversation on a rumoured Quantic Dream Star Wars game, and the upcoming Halo Infinite technical test. 00:01:36 — Kena: Bridge of Spirits Review 00:09:05 — Lost Judgement Review 00:12:54 — Quantic Dream Working On A Star Wars Game? 00:18:36 — Halo's Upcoming Technical Test 00:21:03 — What The Wiki?!

Our Review of Kena: Bridge of Spirits

Kieron joins the show to share his review of Kena: Bridge of Spirits, the latest PlayStation console-exclusive game, and join the conversation on a rumoured Quantic Dream Star Wars game, and the upcoming Halo Infinite technical test. 00:01:36 — Kena: Bridge of Spirits Review 00:09:05 — Lost Judgement Review 00:12:54 — Quantic Dream Working On A Star Wars Game? 00:18:36 — Halo's Upcoming Technical Test 00:21:03 — What The Wiki?!

32:41

23 Sep 21

Is Deathloop A Game Of The Year Contender?

Brodie rejoins the podcast to share his review of Deathloop, and weigh into discussions on Battlefield 2042 and Dying Light 2's delay, and the PS5 and Switch's console updates. 00:00:41 — Toem Review 00:03:20 — Deathloop Review 00:13:01 — Battlefield And Dying Light Delays 00:19:48 — PS5 And Nintendo Switch Updates 00:26:44 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:28:08 — What The Wiki?!

Is Deathloop A Game Of The Year Contender?

Brodie rejoins the podcast to share his review of Deathloop, and weigh into discussions on Battlefield 2042 and Dying Light 2's delay, and the PS5 and Switch's console updates. 00:00:41 — Toem Review 00:03:20 — Deathloop Review 00:13:01 — Battlefield And Dying Light Delays 00:19:48 — PS5 And Nintendo Switch Updates 00:26:44 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:28:08 — What The Wiki?!

33:20

18 Sep 21

Our Reactions To The PlayStation Showcase

In a big day of PlayStation news, the team unpack the PlayStation Showcase and discuss all the exciting games that were announced. James also reviews Life Is Strange: True Colors, and we weigh into the discussion surrounding Horizon Forbidden West's controversial PS5 upgrade scheme.  00:00:28 — Life Is Strange: True Colors Review 00:07:34 — PlayStation Showcase 00:29:13 — Alan Wake Remaster 00:37:47 — Horizon's PS5 Upgrade Debacle 00:41:28 — What the Wiki?!

Our Reactions To The PlayStation Showcase

In a big day of PlayStation news, the team unpack the PlayStation Showcase and discuss all the exciting games that were announced. James also reviews Life Is Strange: True Colors, and we weigh into the discussion surrounding Horizon Forbidden West's controversial PS5 upgrade scheme.  00:00:28 — Life Is Strange: True Colors Review 00:07:34 — PlayStation Showcase 00:29:13 — Alan Wake Remaster 00:37:47 — Horizon's PS5 Upgrade Debacle 00:41:28 — What the Wiki?!

45:44

10 Sep 21

Our Impressions Of Far Cry 6 And Psychonauts 2 Review

Shannon's played some Far Cry 6 and is here to give us his preview. James is back to tell us more about Psychonauts 2 and No More Heroes III. We've also got the Dead Space remake and the possibility of a Death Stranding sequel to discuss too!

Our Impressions Of Far Cry 6 And Psychonauts 2 Review

Shannon's played some Far Cry 6 and is here to give us his preview. James is back to tell us more about Psychonauts 2 and No More Heroes III. We've also got the Dead Space remake and the possibility of a Death Stranding sequel to discuss too!

44:31

2 Sep 21

Our Thoughts On Deathloop And Gamescom Opening Night Live

Having played the opening few hours of Deathloop, Brodie shares his thoughts on the game so far. Hot off the heels of Gamescom's Opening Night Live, the team share the games they're more excited for, and Ewan gives us his review of Aliens: Fireteam Elite. 00:00:29 — Aliens: Fireteam Elite Revew 00:05:22 — Deathloop Preview 00:15:16 — Gamescom Opening Night Live 00:27:04 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:28:52 — What the Wiki?!

Our Thoughts On Deathloop And Gamescom Opening Night Live

Having played the opening few hours of Deathloop, Brodie shares his thoughts on the game so far. Hot off the heels of Gamescom's Opening Night Live, the team share the games they're more excited for, and Ewan gives us his review of Aliens: Fireteam Elite. 00:00:29 — Aliens: Fireteam Elite Revew 00:05:22 — Deathloop Preview 00:15:16 — Gamescom Opening Night Live 00:27:04 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:28:52 — What the Wiki?!

34:11

26 Aug 21

Call of Duty Vanguard Looks Phenomenal!

Fresh from the reveal of a brand new Call of Duty game, the guys get together to share their thoughts, hear Brodie review 12 Minutes, and argue about Pokémon some more. 00:00:31 — 12 Minutes Review 00:7:09 — Pokemon News 00:21:10 — Call of Duty: Vanguard 00:31:20 — Rapid Fire Question 00:32:48 — What the Wiki?!

Call of Duty Vanguard Looks Phenomenal!

Fresh from the reveal of a brand new Call of Duty game, the guys get together to share their thoughts, hear Brodie review 12 Minutes, and argue about Pokémon some more. 00:00:31 — 12 Minutes Review 00:7:09 — Pokemon News 00:21:10 — Call of Duty: Vanguard 00:31:20 — Rapid Fire Question 00:32:48 — What the Wiki?!

37:44

20 Aug 21

We Spoke To Christopher Judge About Playing Black Panther In The War For Wakanda Expansion

Ahead of Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda expansion launching, we had the pleasure of chatting to two phenomenal men. The first being Christopher Judge, who voices Black Panther but is also known for voicing Kratos in God of War as well as many, many other roles across other entertainment mediums. We also had the chance to talk to Evan Narcisse who is a former video game journalist himself but has also worked as a Narrative Consultant on games such as this one, but also Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales. 

We Spoke To Christopher Judge About Playing Black Panther In The War For Wakanda Expansion

Ahead of Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda expansion launching, we had the pleasure of chatting to two phenomenal men. The first being Christopher Judge, who voices Black Panther but is also known for voicing Kratos in God of War as well as many, many other roles across other entertainment mediums. We also had the chance to talk to Evan Narcisse who is a former video game journalist himself but has also worked as a Narrative Consultant on games such as this one, but also Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales. 

19:48

16 Aug 21

Ariana Grande's Fortnite Concert Was... Pretty Cool!

Brodie and Ewan attended Ariana Grande's Fortnite concert and unpack it on this week's show, as well as discussing PAX Australia's cancelation, bringing back an age-old segment, and arguing about Abandoned some more. 00:00:21 — Axiom Verge 2 First Impressions 00:03:06 — What's Happening With The Realtime Experience App? 00:08:01 — How Was Ariana Grande's Fortnite Concert? 00:13:46 — What Have We Been Playing? 00:22:26 — PAX Australia's Cancellation 00:26:48 — What The Wiki?!

Ariana Grande's Fortnite Concert Was... Pretty Cool!

Brodie and Ewan attended Ariana Grande's Fortnite concert and unpack it on this week's show, as well as discussing PAX Australia's cancelation, bringing back an age-old segment, and arguing about Abandoned some more. 00:00:21 — Axiom Verge 2 First Impressions 00:03:06 — What's Happening With The Realtime Experience App? 00:08:01 — How Was Ariana Grande's Fortnite Concert? 00:13:46 — What Have We Been Playing? 00:22:26 — PAX Australia's Cancellation 00:26:48 — What The Wiki?!

31:38

13 Aug 21

We Really Like Back 4 Blood

Having just spent a couple of hours fending off hordes of the Ridden, the team rendezvous to share their impressions of the game's beta, as well as discuss the PSVR 2 rumours and Ariana Grande's upcoming Fortnite concert. 00:00:23 — Back 4 Blood Impressions 00:10:40 — PSVR 2 Rumours 00:17:46 — Ariana Grande In Fortnite 00:23:54 — Rapid Fire Question 00:25:31 — What The Wiki!?

We Really Like Back 4 Blood

Having just spent a couple of hours fending off hordes of the Ridden, the team rendezvous to share their impressions of the game's beta, as well as discuss the PSVR 2 rumours and Ariana Grande's upcoming Fortnite concert. 00:00:23 — Back 4 Blood Impressions 00:10:40 — PSVR 2 Rumours 00:17:46 — Ariana Grande In Fortnite 00:23:54 — Rapid Fire Question 00:25:31 — What The Wiki!?

30:29

6 Aug 21

The PS5 SSD Expansion Is Really Bloody Confusing

PlayStation have finally revealed SSD support is coming to the PS5. It's a little confusing, so the team try to make sense of it, whilst discussing the new content coming to Animal Crossing, our first impressions of The Ascent, and our reactions to the new Stray gameplay. 00:00:21 — The Ascent First Impressions 00:03:00 — PlayStation Gets SSD Support 00:12:08 — Animal Crossing's New Content 00:21:05 — Stray's New Gameplay Trailer 00:24:42 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:25:28 — What The Wiki?!

The PS5 SSD Expansion Is Really Bloody Confusing

PlayStation have finally revealed SSD support is coming to the PS5. It's a little confusing, so the team try to make sense of it, whilst discussing the new content coming to Animal Crossing, our first impressions of The Ascent, and our reactions to the new Stray gameplay. 00:00:21 — The Ascent First Impressions 00:03:00 — PlayStation Gets SSD Support 00:12:08 — Animal Crossing's New Content 00:21:05 — Stray's New Gameplay Trailer 00:24:42 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:25:28 — What The Wiki?!

32:43

31 Jul 21

Dead Space Is Back And We're Excited!

On this episode, the team discuss all the interesting announcements from EA Play Live, including Dead Space's return, as well as Death's Door, Ubisoft's new FPS and some notable games coming to Game Pass this month. 00:00:21 — Death's Door Review 00:03:38 — EA Play Live & Dead Space 00:14:34 — Tom Clancy's XDefiant & Ubisoft 00:26:31 — Xbox Game Pass Bumper Month 00:31:44 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:33:15 — What the Wiki?!

Dead Space Is Back And We're Excited!

On this episode, the team discuss all the interesting announcements from EA Play Live, including Dead Space's return, as well as Death's Door, Ubisoft's new FPS and some notable games coming to Game Pass this month. 00:00:21 — Death's Door Review 00:03:38 — EA Play Live & Dead Space 00:14:34 — Tom Clancy's XDefiant & Ubisoft 00:26:31 — Xbox Game Pass Bumper Month 00:31:44 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:33:15 — What the Wiki?!

40:27

24 Jul 21

Is The Steam Deck The Nintendo Switch Pro We've Been Waiting For?

On this episode, James reviews The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and the team discuss Valve's new Steam Deck, Netflix getting into games and Hideo Kojima questioning the name of his own game. 00:00:21 — Skyward Sword Review 00:02:39 — The Steam Deck 00:11:58 — Netflix Getting Into Games? 00:17:53 — Are 'Director's Cut' A Dumb Name? 00:23:02 — Rapid Fire Round 00:24:31 — What the Wiki?!

Is The Steam Deck The Nintendo Switch Pro We've Been Waiting For?

On this episode, James reviews The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and the team discuss Valve's new Steam Deck, Netflix getting into games and Hideo Kojima questioning the name of his own game. 00:00:21 — Skyward Sword Review 00:02:39 — The Steam Deck 00:11:58 — Netflix Getting Into Games? 00:17:53 — Are 'Director's Cut' A Dumb Name? 00:23:02 — Rapid Fire Round 00:24:31 — What the Wiki?!

28:56

17 Jul 21

Our Thoughts On The Nintendo Switch OLED Model

On this episode, the crew share their thoughts on the Nintendo Switch OLED Model after it was (finally!) announced this week, and weigh into the latest reports on the new Assassin's Creed and Grand Theft Auto games. 00:00:34 — Watch Dogs Legion Bloodline Review 00:05:31 — The Nintendo Switch OLED Model 00:20:47 — Assassin's Creed Infinity 00:30:18 — Grand Theft Auto 6 Rumours 00:37:19 — Rapid Fire Round 00:38:02 — What the Wiki?!

Our Thoughts On The Nintendo Switch OLED Model

On this episode, the crew share their thoughts on the Nintendo Switch OLED Model after it was (finally!) announced this week, and weigh into the latest reports on the new Assassin's Creed and Grand Theft Auto games. 00:00:34 — Watch Dogs Legion Bloodline Review 00:05:31 — The Nintendo Switch OLED Model 00:20:47 — Assassin's Creed Infinity 00:30:18 — Grand Theft Auto 6 Rumours 00:37:19 — Rapid Fire Round 00:38:02 — What the Wiki?!

42:08

8 Jul 21

Should We Worry About Studio Acquisitions?

In a surprisingly big week of news, the team discuss PlayStation's latest acquisitions, what Bloober Team and Konami's partnership might mean for future Silent Hill games, and the Control franchise becoming a thing. 00:01:08 — Death's Door Preview 00:06:21 — PlayStation's Acquisitions 00:20:29 — Konami and Bloober Team's Partnership 00:33:22 — Control MP Game in the Works? 00:40:05 — Rapid Fire Round 00:41:53 — What the Wiki?!

Should We Worry About Studio Acquisitions?

In a surprisingly big week of news, the team discuss PlayStation's latest acquisitions, what Bloober Team and Konami's partnership might mean for future Silent Hill games, and the Control franchise becoming a thing. 00:01:08 — Death's Door Preview 00:06:21 — PlayStation's Acquisitions 00:20:29 — Konami and Bloober Team's Partnership 00:33:22 — Control MP Game in the Works? 00:40:05 — Rapid Fire Round 00:41:53 — What the Wiki?!

52:23

3 Jul 21

Our Games Of The Year So Far

After sharing our thoughts on LEGO Builder's Journey, Olli Olli World and Phantom Abyss, we argue about all this speculation about a new Silent Hill game and discuss out games of the year so far. 00:00:23 — Olli Olli World Preview 00:03:20 — Phantom Abyss Preview 00:06:18 — LEGO Builder's Journey Review 00:10:30 — Is Blue Box's Game Really Silent Hill? 00:22:34 — GOTY So Far... 00:30:06 — What the Wiki?!

Our Games Of The Year So Far

After sharing our thoughts on LEGO Builder's Journey, Olli Olli World and Phantom Abyss, we argue about all this speculation about a new Silent Hill game and discuss out games of the year so far. 00:00:23 — Olli Olli World Preview 00:03:20 — Phantom Abyss Preview 00:06:18 — LEGO Builder's Journey Review 00:10:30 — Is Blue Box's Game Really Silent Hill? 00:22:34 — GOTY So Far... 00:30:06 — What the Wiki?!

38:14

25 Jun 21

Our E3 Nintendo Direct Reactions And Our Best Of E3 Picks

E3 is done and dusted! Before sharing our favourite E3 announcements, we dissect the Nintendo Direct and review E3 2021. 00:00:34 — Our Thoughts On E3 2021 00:02:52 — Stranger in Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Impressions 00:05:13 — Nintendo's E3 Direct Reactions 00:27:52 — Our Top 3 Announcements 00:32:32 — What the Wiki!?

Our E3 Nintendo Direct Reactions And Our Best Of E3 Picks

E3 is done and dusted! Before sharing our favourite E3 announcements, we dissect the Nintendo Direct and review E3 2021. 00:00:34 — Our Thoughts On E3 2021 00:02:52 — Stranger in Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Impressions 00:05:13 — Nintendo's E3 Direct Reactions 00:27:52 — Our Top 3 Announcements 00:32:32 — What the Wiki!?

40:16

16 Jun 21

Our Thoughts On The Xbox & Bethesda, Square Enix and Ubisoft E3 2021 Presentations

After little sleep, the team group up to share their reactions to Halo Infinite, Guardians of the Galaxy, Final Fantasy Origin, Starfield, Mario +  Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, Forza Horizon 5, Redfall, and more! 00:01:27 — Xbox & Bethesda 00:36:09 — Editor's Note 00:36:39 — Square Enix 00:50:00 — Ubisoft

Our Thoughts On The Xbox & Bethesda, Square Enix and Ubisoft E3 2021 Presentations

After little sleep, the team group up to share their reactions to Halo Infinite, Guardians of the Galaxy, Final Fantasy Origin, Starfield, Mario +  Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, Forza Horizon 5, Redfall, and more! 00:01:27 — Xbox & Bethesda 00:36:09 — Editor's Note 00:36:39 — Square Enix 00:50:00 — Ubisoft

59:55

14 Jun 21

Our Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Thoughts, Summer Game Fest Reactions & ELDEN RING!

E3's kicked off for another year! Making time amongst a growing list of announcements to discuss, the team share their thoughts on Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart before reacting to the latest Xbox news and the Summer Game Fest showcase. 00:00:24 — Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Review 00:09:57 — Xbox's Future 00:20:02 — Summer Game Fest Reactions 00:33:34 — What the Wiki?!

Our Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Thoughts, Summer Game Fest Reactions & ELDEN RING!

E3's kicked off for another year! Making time amongst a growing list of announcements to discuss, the team share their thoughts on Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart before reacting to the latest Xbox news and the Summer Game Fest showcase. 00:00:24 — Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Review 00:09:57 — Xbox's Future 00:20:02 — Summer Game Fest Reactions 00:33:34 — What the Wiki?!

41:38

12 Jun 21

Our E3 Dreams And Predictions

Discussing E3 2021's major press conferences, we try to predict what may or may not be revealed, and share what announcements we'd be most excited to see.

Our E3 Dreams And Predictions

Discussing E3 2021's major press conferences, we try to predict what may or may not be revealed, and share what announcements we'd be most excited to see.

59:58

5 Jun 21

The Resident Evil Village Spoilercast

On this episode, Press Start's most knowledgeable Resident Evil fans (and Ewan) get together to discuss everything Resident Evil Village. No time stamps, just one big, long RE discussion.

The Resident Evil Village Spoilercast

On this episode, Press Start's most knowledgeable Resident Evil fans (and Ewan) get together to discuss everything Resident Evil Village. No time stamps, just one big, long RE discussion.

01:50:22

27 May 21

Starfield's Xbox Exclusivity, Our Deathloop Preview & Xbox's 20th Anniversary

This week, the team reflect on 20 years of Xbox, Starfields reported exclusivity and our latest look at Deathloop. 00:01:32 — Ghostrunner 2 00:02:51 — Mario Golf: Super Rush 00:04:05 — Xbox's 20th Anniversary 00:12:29 — Is Starfield Exclusive? 00:19:41 — Deathloop Preview 00:31:36 — Rapid Fire Round 00:32:36 — What the Wiki?!

Starfield's Xbox Exclusivity, Our Deathloop Preview & Xbox's 20th Anniversary

This week, the team reflect on 20 years of Xbox, Starfields reported exclusivity and our latest look at Deathloop. 00:01:32 — Ghostrunner 2 00:02:51 — Mario Golf: Super Rush 00:04:05 — Xbox's 20th Anniversary 00:12:29 — Is Starfield Exclusive? 00:19:41 — Deathloop Preview 00:31:36 — Rapid Fire Round 00:32:36 — What the Wiki?!

39:01

20 May 21

Mass Effect Legendary Edition Is One Of The Best Remasters We've Played

On this episode, James shares his review of the Assassin's Creed Valhalla expansion and the Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Brodie and Ewan share their thoughts on Resident Evil 8, and Shannon his impressions of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. The crew also weigh into the Ubisoft free-to-play news, and the latest updates from Remedy and The Coalition. 00:00:46 — Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids Review 00:03:42 — Mass Effect Legendary Edition Review 00:10:22 — Ewan And Brodie's Thoughts On Resident Evil 8 00:15:54 — Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Preview 00:22:47 — Ubisoft's Move To Free-To-Play 00:30:07 — Remedy & Coalition's New Games 00:36:03 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:37:26 — What the Wiki?!

Mass Effect Legendary Edition Is One Of The Best Remasters We've Played

On this episode, James shares his review of the Assassin's Creed Valhalla expansion and the Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Brodie and Ewan share their thoughts on Resident Evil 8, and Shannon his impressions of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. The crew also weigh into the Ubisoft free-to-play news, and the latest updates from Remedy and The Coalition. 00:00:46 — Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids Review 00:03:42 — Mass Effect Legendary Edition Review 00:10:22 — Ewan And Brodie's Thoughts On Resident Evil 8 00:15:54 — Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Preview 00:22:47 — Ubisoft's Move To Free-To-Play 00:30:07 — Remedy & Coalition's New Games 00:36:03 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:37:26 — What the Wiki?!

42:22

14 May 21

We Review Resident Evil Village And Debate Save Points In Returnal

On this episode, James shares his review of Resident Evil 8, the team debate Returnal's difficulty, speculate about Discord's involvement with PlayStation and remain hopeful for Halo Infinite. 00:02:03 — Resident Evil Village Review 00:17:59 — Halo Infinite and Xbox's Upcoming Games 00:25:36 — Is Returnal Too Unforgiving? 00:41:03 — Rapid Fire Round 00:42:29 — What the Wiki?!

We Review Resident Evil Village And Debate Save Points In Returnal

On this episode, James shares his review of Resident Evil 8, the team debate Returnal's difficulty, speculate about Discord's involvement with PlayStation and remain hopeful for Halo Infinite. 00:02:03 — Resident Evil Village Review 00:17:59 — Halo Infinite and Xbox's Upcoming Games 00:25:36 — Is Returnal Too Unforgiving? 00:41:03 — Rapid Fire Round 00:42:29 — What the Wiki?!

48:04

5 May 21

Returnal & New Pokemon Snap Reviews Featuring The Lenovo Legion Epprenticeship Winner Holly

On this special edition of the podcast which is powered by the new range of Lenovo Legion laptops featuring AMD Ryzen™ 5000 H-Series Processors, the winner of the Lenovo Legion Epprenticeship competition, Holly Buckley joins the show to talk co-op games, New Pokemon Snap, Returnal, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and more! 00:01:22 — The State of Co-op Games with Special Guest Holly! 00:05:17 — New Pokemon Snap Review 00:12:57 — Returnal Review 00:23:26 — The Mysterious Lombax Revealed 00:29:45 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:31:00 — What the Wiki?!

Returnal & New Pokemon Snap Reviews Featuring The Lenovo Legion Epprenticeship Winner Holly

On this special edition of the podcast which is powered by the new range of Lenovo Legion laptops featuring AMD Ryzen™ 5000 H-Series Processors, the winner of the Lenovo Legion Epprenticeship competition, Holly Buckley joins the show to talk co-op games, New Pokemon Snap, Returnal, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and more! 00:01:22 — The State of Co-op Games with Special Guest Holly! 00:05:17 — New Pokemon Snap Review 00:12:57 — Returnal Review 00:23:26 — The Mysterious Lombax Revealed 00:29:45 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:31:00 — What the Wiki?!

36:21

29 Apr 21

Let's Talk About The Mortal Kombat Movie And Returnal

Our Review Of The Mortal Kombat Movie — The Press Start Podcast On a preview heavy podcast, the team share their impressions on Resident Evil 8, Returnal and the Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster before reviewing the new Mortal Kombat movie. 00:05:52 — Resident Evil 8 Preview 00:16:49 — Returnal Preview 00:26:47 — Mortal Kombat Movie Review 00:34:15 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:35:47 — What the Wiki?!

Let's Talk About The Mortal Kombat Movie And Returnal

Our Review Of The Mortal Kombat Movie — The Press Start Podcast On a preview heavy podcast, the team share their impressions on Resident Evil 8, Returnal and the Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster before reviewing the new Mortal Kombat movie. 00:05:52 — Resident Evil 8 Preview 00:16:49 — Returnal Preview 00:26:47 — Mortal Kombat Movie Review 00:34:15 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:35:47 — What the Wiki?!

42:47

22 Apr 21

Does The Last Of Us Really Need A Remake?

Catching up on a big week of news, the team discuss next gen consoles coming back in stock, the Deathloop delay, the new trailer for Abandoned, the Last of Us remake report, PlayStation's approach to first party games, the first PS5 software update and the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. 00:00:22 — PS5s & Xbox Series Xs Back In Stock 00:01:07 — Reactions to Deathloops Delay 00:04:02 — Thoughts on the Abandoned Trailer 00:10:30 — The Last of Us Remake and PlayStation's Approach to First Party Games 00:23:01 — The PS5 Software Update 00:26:17 — Getting Hyped for the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition 00:32:57 — Rapid Fire Round 00:34:08 — What the Wiki?!

Does The Last Of Us Really Need A Remake?

Catching up on a big week of news, the team discuss next gen consoles coming back in stock, the Deathloop delay, the new trailer for Abandoned, the Last of Us remake report, PlayStation's approach to first party games, the first PS5 software update and the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. 00:00:22 — PS5s & Xbox Series Xs Back In Stock 00:01:07 — Reactions to Deathloops Delay 00:04:02 — Thoughts on the Abandoned Trailer 00:10:30 — The Last of Us Remake and PlayStation's Approach to First Party Games 00:23:01 — The PS5 Software Update 00:26:17 — Getting Hyped for the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition 00:32:57 — Rapid Fire Round 00:34:08 — What the Wiki?!

42:09

15 Apr 21

Is Outriders Worth Your Time & A Former PlayStation Exclusive Is Coming To Xbox

After sharing their initial impressions last week, the team do a deep dive on Outriders, and discuss a PlayStation exclusive coming to Xbox Game Pass and E3 making a return. 00:02:34 — Outriders Review 00:24:13 — MLB The Show Shakes Up Game Pass 00:35:33 — E3 Is Back... Sorta 00:43:05 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:45:01 — What The Wiki?!

Is Outriders Worth Your Time & A Former PlayStation Exclusive Is Coming To Xbox

After sharing their initial impressions last week, the team do a deep dive on Outriders, and discuss a PlayStation exclusive coming to Xbox Game Pass and E3 making a return. 00:02:34 — Outriders Review 00:24:13 — MLB The Show Shakes Up Game Pass 00:35:33 — E3 Is Back... Sorta 00:43:05 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:45:01 — What The Wiki?!

51:39

9 Apr 21

We Like Outriders And Cyberpunk 2077 Has A Tough Road Back

On this episode, the team share their earlier impressions of Outriders and our review of Disco Elysium: The Final Cut, before discussing the PS3 and Vita stores closing down, Cyberpunk making a comeback and Call of Duty returning to WWII. 00:03:25 — Outriders First Impressions 00:11:37 — Disco Elysium Final Cut Review 00:13:52 — PlayStation Stores Closing Down 00:25:40 — Can Cyberpunk 2077 Make A Comeback? 00:36:31 — Call of Duty Going Back To WWII? 00:42:32 — What the Wiki?!

We Like Outriders And Cyberpunk 2077 Has A Tough Road Back

On this episode, the team share their earlier impressions of Outriders and our review of Disco Elysium: The Final Cut, before discussing the PS3 and Vita stores closing down, Cyberpunk making a comeback and Call of Duty returning to WWII. 00:03:25 — Outriders First Impressions 00:11:37 — Disco Elysium Final Cut Review 00:13:52 — PlayStation Stores Closing Down 00:25:40 — Can Cyberpunk 2077 Make A Comeback? 00:36:31 — Call of Duty Going Back To WWII? 00:42:32 — What the Wiki?!

50:26

3 Apr 21

Disco Elysium Refused Classification, Game Delays Galore & SteelSeries' 20th Anniversary

On this special episode, we're joined by Tony Trubridge, the Global Marketing Director at SteelSeries, to talk about the brand's 20-year history. Before that though, we discuss our reviews of Monster Hunter Rise and It Takes Two, as well as weight into the latest delays and refused classification. 00:00:22 — Monster Hunter Rise Review 00:05:26 — It Takes Two Review 00:08:53 — Disco Elysium Refused Classification in Australia 00:18:41 — More Unfortunate Game Delays 00:27:31 — Rapid Fire Q: WIll the Ghosts of Tsushima Movie Be Good? 00:28:09 — Interview: SteelSeries' 20th Anniversary 00:01:02 — What the Wiki?!

Disco Elysium Refused Classification, Game Delays Galore & SteelSeries' 20th Anniversary

On this special episode, we're joined by Tony Trubridge, the Global Marketing Director at SteelSeries, to talk about the brand's 20-year history. Before that though, we discuss our reviews of Monster Hunter Rise and It Takes Two, as well as weight into the latest delays and refused classification. 00:00:22 — Monster Hunter Rise Review 00:05:26 — It Takes Two Review 00:08:53 — Disco Elysium Refused Classification in Australia 00:18:41 — More Unfortunate Game Delays 00:27:31 — Rapid Fire Q: WIll the Ghosts of Tsushima Movie Be Good? 00:28:09 — Interview: SteelSeries' 20th Anniversary 00:01:02 — What the Wiki?!

01:08:20

27 Mar 21

Let's Talk About The Square Enix Announcements & PlayStation VR 2 Controllers

The team recaps all the announcements from Square Enix Presents, questions the colour of the newly announced PlayStation VR controllers and reveal which games they've rediscovered thanks to Game Pass. 00:07:56 — Square Enix Presents 00:15:43 — New PlayStation VR Controllers 00:21:58 — What Games Are You Rediscovering On Game Pass? 00:29:31 — What the Wiki!?

Let's Talk About The Square Enix Announcements & PlayStation VR 2 Controllers

The team recaps all the announcements from Square Enix Presents, questions the colour of the newly announced PlayStation VR controllers and reveal which games they've rediscovered thanks to Game Pass. 00:07:56 — Square Enix Presents 00:15:43 — New PlayStation VR Controllers 00:21:58 — What Games Are You Rediscovering On Game Pass? 00:29:31 — What the Wiki!?

33:45

19 Mar 21

Does The Bethesda Deal Bring Xbox's Big Moment?

There's a heap to talk about with PAX Australia making its return, Naughty Dog up to some antics, Loop Hero setting Brodie's world on fire and Netflix publishign details on their Resistant Evil series, but with the Xbox's purchase complete, what does it mean for the future of Bethesda games? 0:28.000 — Is Apex Legends Playable On The Switch 2:16.780 — How's Loop Hero? 5:24.665 — Are We Keen On Watching Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness? 9:14.500 — The Xbox & Bethesda Deal Is Official 25:52.833 — PAX Australia Is Back! 30:34.054 — What's Naughty Dog Up To? 38:15.574 — What the Wiki?!

Does The Bethesda Deal Bring Xbox's Big Moment?

There's a heap to talk about with PAX Australia making its return, Naughty Dog up to some antics, Loop Hero setting Brodie's world on fire and Netflix publishign details on their Resistant Evil series, but with the Xbox's purchase complete, what does it mean for the future of Bethesda games? 0:28.000 — Is Apex Legends Playable On The Switch 2:16.780 — How's Loop Hero? 5:24.665 — Are We Keen On Watching Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness? 9:14.500 — The Xbox & Bethesda Deal Is Official 25:52.833 — PAX Australia Is Back! 30:34.054 — What's Naughty Dog Up To? 38:15.574 — What the Wiki?!

44:43

12 Mar 21

Are We Getting Old?

On this episode of The Press Start Podcast, we chatted about EB Games stopping trades for certain platforms, PlayStation skipping E3, the best selling games of the decade and we're back with another thrilling round of What the Wiki. TIMESTAMPS: 11:24 - EB stopping trades 17:55 - PlayStation skipping E3 24:54 - Best selling games of the decade 31:23 - What the wiki

Are We Getting Old?

On this episode of The Press Start Podcast, we chatted about EB Games stopping trades for certain platforms, PlayStation skipping E3, the best selling games of the decade and we're back with another thrilling round of What the Wiki. TIMESTAMPS: 11:24 - EB stopping trades 17:55 - PlayStation skipping E3 24:54 - Best selling games of the decade 31:23 - What the wiki

39:06

24 Jan 20

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