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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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What Were Xbox Thinking!? — The Press Start Podcast

Xbox Game Pass is changing. Prices are going up and the tiers switched up. We dissect the possible reasons behind the change and what it means for the future of Xbox. We also talk about PlayStation's return to the Tokyo Game Show, The Final Descendant copying Destiny and Palworld's developers teaming up with Sony.  00:00 - Intro 00:31 - Shannon's Banana Pie 01:55 - Apple Vision Pro Impressions 04:11 - Kunitso-Gami: Path Of The Goddess Demo Impressions 07:54 - Xbox Game Pass Changes Explained 20:20 - PlayStation's Return To TGS 25:21 - Pocket Pal Teams Up With Sony 30:17 - Did The Final Descendant Copy Destiny? 37:31 - Horizon Zero Dawn Netflix Adaptation In Limbo 40:36 - What Sport Do You Want Added To Nintendo Switch Sports? 42:03 - What The Wiki?! 48:18 Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

What Were Xbox Thinking!? — The Press Start Podcast

Xbox Game Pass is changing. Prices are going up and the tiers switched up. We dissect the possible reasons behind the change and what it means for the future of Xbox. We also talk about PlayStation's return to the Tokyo Game Show, The Final Descendant copying Destiny and Palworld's developers teaming up with Sony.  00:00 - Intro 00:31 - Shannon's Banana Pie 01:55 - Apple Vision Pro Impressions 04:11 - Kunitso-Gami: Path Of The Goddess Demo Impressions 07:54 - Xbox Game Pass Changes Explained 20:20 - PlayStation's Return To TGS 25:21 - Pocket Pal Teams Up With Sony 30:17 - Did The Final Descendant Copy Destiny? 37:31 - Horizon Zero Dawn Netflix Adaptation In Limbo 40:36 - What Sport Do You Want Added To Nintendo Switch Sports? 42:03 - What The Wiki?! 48:18 Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

49:10

11 Jul 24

Resident Evil 9 Predictions & The First Descendant Impressions - The Press Start Podcast

On this week's episode, we welcome the news that the Resident Evil 7 director will be returning to direct Resident Evil 9. We ponder what's next for the series and discuss The First Descendant, Dead Rising Deluxe Remastered, Nintendo Switch 2 stock, Elden Ring and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:29 - Donkey Kong Country 2 Apology 04:14 - Revisiting Metroid: Zero Mission 06:52 - James' Elden Ring Injury 10:23 - The First Descendant Early Impressions 13:09 - Dead Rising Deluxe Remastered Trailer Reactions 20:32 - Resident Evil 7 Director Returns For RE 9 30:38 - Nintendo Switch 2 Stock Combatting Scalping 42:36 - Elden Ring Adaptations 45:57 - Embarrassing Video Game Merch 48:06 - What The Wiki?! 51:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation 

Resident Evil 9 Predictions & The First Descendant Impressions - The Press Start Podcast

On this week's episode, we welcome the news that the Resident Evil 7 director will be returning to direct Resident Evil 9. We ponder what's next for the series and discuss The First Descendant, Dead Rising Deluxe Remastered, Nintendo Switch 2 stock, Elden Ring and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:29 - Donkey Kong Country 2 Apology 04:14 - Revisiting Metroid: Zero Mission 06:52 - James' Elden Ring Injury 10:23 - The First Descendant Early Impressions 13:09 - Dead Rising Deluxe Remastered Trailer Reactions 20:32 - Resident Evil 7 Director Returns For RE 9 30:38 - Nintendo Switch 2 Stock Combatting Scalping 42:36 - Elden Ring Adaptations 45:57 - Embarrassing Video Game Merch 48:06 - What The Wiki?! 51:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation 

53:09

5 Jul 24

Our Elden Ring: Shadow Of The Erdtree Review (Post-Update) - The Press Start Podcast

In a surprising change of tone, FromSoftware fans have criticised the Elden Ring: Shadows of the Erdtree DLC claiming its too difficult. James doesn't disagree, welcoming a recent update tweaking player progression. We share our thoughts and discuss the lastest Capcom announcements, iOS ports selling poorly and Forza Horizon 4 getting removed from online storefronts.  00:00 - Intro 00:55 - Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree Review 16:45 - Another Dead Rising Remake 23:17 - Low iOS Ports Sales 28:39 - Forza Horizon 4 Is Getting Delisted 34:10 - Are You Excited For The Casting of Frank Stone 36:59 - What The Wiki?! 41:52 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #eldenring

Our Elden Ring: Shadow Of The Erdtree Review (Post-Update) - The Press Start Podcast

In a surprising change of tone, FromSoftware fans have criticised the Elden Ring: Shadows of the Erdtree DLC claiming its too difficult. James doesn't disagree, welcoming a recent update tweaking player progression. We share our thoughts and discuss the lastest Capcom announcements, iOS ports selling poorly and Forza Horizon 4 getting removed from online storefronts.  00:00 - Intro 00:55 - Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree Review 16:45 - Another Dead Rising Remake 23:17 - Low iOS Ports Sales 28:39 - Forza Horizon 4 Is Getting Delisted 34:10 - Are You Excited For The Casting of Frank Stone 36:59 - What The Wiki?! 41:52 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #eldenring

42:55

27 Jun 24

Our Nintendo Direct June 2024 Reactions Including New Zelda And Metroid - The Press Start Podcast

In a surprisingly stacked Nintendo Direct, a tonne of new games were announced to send off the Nintendo Switch before the new console is revealed. We react to the reveal of Metroid Prime 4: Beyond, The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom, Mario & Luigi: Brothership, Super Mario Party Jamboree, Donkey Kong Country Returns HD and everything else from the June 2024 Nintendo Direct.  00:00 - Intro 01:04 - Alan Wake II DLC 06:10 - Metroid Prime 4: Beyond Reveal 15:23 - The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom Trailer Reaction 19:52 - Mario & Luigi: Brothership Impressions 26:01 - Super Mario Party: Jamboree Reactions 31:36 - Donkey Kong Country Returns HD Reactions 36:25 - Will These Games Get Switch 2 Updates?  37:37 - Other Nintendo Direct Announcements 43:40 - Uncharted Better Than Indiana Jones? 45:20 - What The Wiki 50:46 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

Our Nintendo Direct June 2024 Reactions Including New Zelda And Metroid - The Press Start Podcast

In a surprisingly stacked Nintendo Direct, a tonne of new games were announced to send off the Nintendo Switch before the new console is revealed. We react to the reveal of Metroid Prime 4: Beyond, The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom, Mario & Luigi: Brothership, Super Mario Party Jamboree, Donkey Kong Country Returns HD and everything else from the June 2024 Nintendo Direct.  00:00 - Intro 01:04 - Alan Wake II DLC 06:10 - Metroid Prime 4: Beyond Reveal 15:23 - The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom Trailer Reaction 19:52 - Mario & Luigi: Brothership Impressions 26:01 - Super Mario Party: Jamboree Reactions 31:36 - Donkey Kong Country Returns HD Reactions 36:25 - Will These Games Get Switch 2 Updates?  37:37 - Other Nintendo Direct Announcements 43:40 - Uncharted Better Than Indiana Jones? 45:20 - What The Wiki 50:46 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

52:02

19 Jun 24

Our Star Wars Outlaws & Assassin Creed Shadow Previews - The Press Start Podcast

We're back from Summer Game Fest 2024 and share out reactions to our favourite new game announcements, talk about the games we played and saw behind closed doors, and review the crazy predictions we made a head of the showcases. 00:00 - Intro 02:59 - Our Favourite SGF 2024 Announcements 26:12 - Astro Bot Preview 29:08 - Fear the Spotlight Preview 31:15 - LEGO Horizon Adventures Preview 36:30 - Star Wars Outlaws Preview 43:27 - Assassin's Creed Shadows Preview 49:56 - Reviewing Out Summer Game Fest Predictions 55:58 - Most Hype Astro Bot Cameos 56:59 - What The Wiki?! 01:05:09 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #playstation #xbox

Our Star Wars Outlaws & Assassin Creed Shadow Previews - The Press Start Podcast

We're back from Summer Game Fest 2024 and share out reactions to our favourite new game announcements, talk about the games we played and saw behind closed doors, and review the crazy predictions we made a head of the showcases. 00:00 - Intro 02:59 - Our Favourite SGF 2024 Announcements 26:12 - Astro Bot Preview 29:08 - Fear the Spotlight Preview 31:15 - LEGO Horizon Adventures Preview 36:30 - Star Wars Outlaws Preview 43:27 - Assassin's Creed Shadows Preview 49:56 - Reviewing Out Summer Game Fest Predictions 55:58 - Most Hype Astro Bot Cameos 56:59 - What The Wiki?! 01:05:09 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #playstation #xbox

01:06:37

14 Jun 24

Astro Bot Is Back But It's Game Over For PS VR2 - The Press Start Podcast

There's plenty to unpack from this week's PlayStation State of Play including Concord and the newly announced Astro Bot. PS VR2 made a last minute pitch to pick up their flailing headset with a PC adapter, but it's too little too late as far we're concerned. Summer Game Fest may also be on the "quieter" side this year, and The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time might be on the horizon after all. We discuss all this and more. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Anger Foot Preview 07:35 - PlayStation State of Play Reactions 27:42 - PlayStation VR2 PC Adapter Revealed 35:10 - Summer Game Fest Quieter Than Usual 45:02 - Google Employee Caught Leaking Nintendo News 48:24 - The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Release Date 51:51 - What The Wiki?! 01:00:04 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation 

Astro Bot Is Back But It's Game Over For PS VR2 - The Press Start Podcast

There's plenty to unpack from this week's PlayStation State of Play including Concord and the newly announced Astro Bot. PS VR2 made a last minute pitch to pick up their flailing headset with a PC adapter, but it's too little too late as far we're concerned. Summer Game Fest may also be on the "quieter" side this year, and The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time might be on the horizon after all. We discuss all this and more. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Anger Foot Preview 07:35 - PlayStation State of Play Reactions 27:42 - PlayStation VR2 PC Adapter Revealed 35:10 - Summer Game Fest Quieter Than Usual 45:02 - Google Employee Caught Leaking Nintendo News 48:24 - The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Release Date 51:51 - What The Wiki?! 01:00:04 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation 

01:01:26

4 Jun 24

Our Summer Game Fest 2024 Predictions - The Press Start Podcast

With the Summer Game Fest mere weeks away (and the leaks already leaking) we offer up our official SGF 2024 predictions. James has also reviewed Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door and gone hands-on with Multiversus in a preview. 00:00 - Intro 00:58 - Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door Review 09:14 - Multiversus Hands-On Preview 17:03 - Summer Game Fest 2024 Predictions 50:31 - The Best FPS Games of All Time 52:38 - What The Wiki?! 1:00:13 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstaito

Our Summer Game Fest 2024 Predictions - The Press Start Podcast

With the Summer Game Fest mere weeks away (and the leaks already leaking) we offer up our official SGF 2024 predictions. James has also reviewed Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door and gone hands-on with Multiversus in a preview. 00:00 - Intro 00:58 - Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door Review 09:14 - Multiversus Hands-On Preview 17:03 - Summer Game Fest 2024 Predictions 50:31 - The Best FPS Games of All Time 52:38 - What The Wiki?! 1:00:13 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstaito

01:01:37

28 May 24

Our Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 Review - The Press Start Podcast

The long-awaited Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 is here, but how does the sequel to the critically acclaimed game stack up? Is it enough to turn around Xbox's misfortune and improve their slate of exclusives? We review the game and discuss Stellar Blade burgers, Nintendo's acquisition of Shiver Entertainment,  the potential imminent BioShock announcement, Toys For Bob teasing something new, and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:58 - Stellar Blade Burger 03:06 - Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 Review 15:55 - Does Hellblade 2 Save Game Pass? 20:40 - Nintendo Acquire Shiver Entertainment 35:04 - When Is The Next BioShock Game Coming Out? 39:30 - Toys For Bob Tease 42:17 - What The Wiki?! 48:30 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

Our Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 Review - The Press Start Podcast

The long-awaited Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 is here, but how does the sequel to the critically acclaimed game stack up? Is it enough to turn around Xbox's misfortune and improve their slate of exclusives? We review the game and discuss Stellar Blade burgers, Nintendo's acquisition of Shiver Entertainment,  the potential imminent BioShock announcement, Toys For Bob teasing something new, and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:58 - Stellar Blade Burger 03:06 - Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 Review 15:55 - Does Hellblade 2 Save Game Pass? 20:40 - Nintendo Acquire Shiver Entertainment 35:04 - When Is The Next BioShock Game Coming Out? 39:30 - Toys For Bob Tease 42:17 - What The Wiki?! 48:30 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

50:03

22 May 24

Xbox Needs To Be Better & Assassin's Creed Shadows Should Be Renamed - The Press Start Podcast

After a turmultous week at Xbox, the gang dissect Xbox's strategy and how they might do better by their studios and fans. They're not the only one amending their strategy though, with Square Enix moving away from exclusivity deals, and PlayStation appointing dual-CEOs. We discuss all this, Animal Well, Cryptmaster, the Rogue Prince of Persia delay, and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Animal Well First Impressions 02:46 - Cryptmaster Review 06:57 - Arkane Austin & Tango Gameworks Closure Reactions 26:25 - Square Enix Ditch Exclusives 32:44 - New PlayStation CEOs 36:17 - The Rogue Prince of Persia Delayed to Avoid Hades 2 39:30 - Assassin's Creed Shadows Has A Bad Name 43:55 - What The Wiki?! 49:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

Xbox Needs To Be Better & Assassin's Creed Shadows Should Be Renamed - The Press Start Podcast

After a turmultous week at Xbox, the gang dissect Xbox's strategy and how they might do better by their studios and fans. They're not the only one amending their strategy though, with Square Enix moving away from exclusivity deals, and PlayStation appointing dual-CEOs. We discuss all this, Animal Well, Cryptmaster, the Rogue Prince of Persia delay, and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Animal Well First Impressions 02:46 - Cryptmaster Review 06:57 - Arkane Austin & Tango Gameworks Closure Reactions 26:25 - Square Enix Ditch Exclusives 32:44 - New PlayStation CEOs 36:17 - The Rogue Prince of Persia Delayed to Avoid Hades 2 39:30 - Assassin's Creed Shadows Has A Bad Name 43:55 - What The Wiki?! 49:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

51:11

15 May 24

Helldivers 2 Controversy, Switch 2 Confirmation & Resident Evil 9 Rumours - The Press Start Podcast

This past week: the Helldivers 2 community launched a crusade to reverse some questionable decision-making from PlayStation; Nintendo confirmed the Switch 2 will be unveiled this year; Batman Arkham Shadow, a new VR game for the Meta Quest 3 was announced; a cancelled Vicarious Visions produced Donkey Kong game was unearthed; and Resident Evil 9 rumours surfaced online. We discuss all this and more.  00:00 - Intro 01:03 - Nintendo Switch 2 Reveal Confirmed For This Year 09:01 - Batman Arkham Shadow Announced 18:24 - Helldivers 2 Controversy 30:52 - Resident Evil 9 Rumours 43:04 - The Cancelled Donkey Kong Game 54:45 - Are You Returning to Starfield? 56:39 - What The Wiki?! 01:01:15 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

Helldivers 2 Controversy, Switch 2 Confirmation & Resident Evil 9 Rumours - The Press Start Podcast

This past week: the Helldivers 2 community launched a crusade to reverse some questionable decision-making from PlayStation; Nintendo confirmed the Switch 2 will be unveiled this year; Batman Arkham Shadow, a new VR game for the Meta Quest 3 was announced; a cancelled Vicarious Visions produced Donkey Kong game was unearthed; and Resident Evil 9 rumours surfaced online. We discuss all this and more.  00:00 - Intro 01:03 - Nintendo Switch 2 Reveal Confirmed For This Year 09:01 - Batman Arkham Shadow Announced 18:24 - Helldivers 2 Controversy 30:52 - Resident Evil 9 Rumours 43:04 - The Cancelled Donkey Kong Game 54:45 - Are You Returning to Starfield? 56:39 - What The Wiki?! 01:01:15 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

01:02:27

7 May 24

The Xbox Showcase 2024 Announcements We Need To See - The Press Start Podcast

Xbox has announced a Showcase for June as part of Summer Games Fest, which has replaced E3 as the key mid-year video game event. We speculate what we might see, chat about the upcoming Call of Duty 2024 game developed by Treyarch, weigh in on Square Enix cancelling $220M worth of games, and how the magnetic Joy-Cons might work on the Switch 2 if rumours are the be believed.  00:00 - Intro 03:53 - No Rest For The Wicked 05:26 - Xbox Showcase & Call of Duty Direct 19:21 - Square Enix Cancellations 28:24 - How Magnetic Joy-Cons Might Work On The Switch 2 34:26 - Housemarque's Disappointing Tease 36:34 - What The Wiki?! 42:33 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Xbox Showcase Confirmed for June - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2024/05/01/the-xbox-games-showcase-has-been-announced-for-june-along-with-a-redacted-direct/ Square Enix Cancels or Rescopes $220M Worth of Games - https://press-start.com.au/news/2024/05/01/square-enix-is-cancelling-or-rescoping-almost-220-million-worth-of-console-and-pc-games/ Switch 2 Rumours - https://press-start.com.au/news/nintendo/2024/04/26/the-switch-2s-controllers-will-attach-with-magnets-according-to-new-claims/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

The Xbox Showcase 2024 Announcements We Need To See - The Press Start Podcast

Xbox has announced a Showcase for June as part of Summer Games Fest, which has replaced E3 as the key mid-year video game event. We speculate what we might see, chat about the upcoming Call of Duty 2024 game developed by Treyarch, weigh in on Square Enix cancelling $220M worth of games, and how the magnetic Joy-Cons might work on the Switch 2 if rumours are the be believed.  00:00 - Intro 03:53 - No Rest For The Wicked 05:26 - Xbox Showcase & Call of Duty Direct 19:21 - Square Enix Cancellations 28:24 - How Magnetic Joy-Cons Might Work On The Switch 2 34:26 - Housemarque's Disappointing Tease 36:34 - What The Wiki?! 42:33 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Xbox Showcase Confirmed for June - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2024/05/01/the-xbox-games-showcase-has-been-announced-for-june-along-with-a-redacted-direct/ Square Enix Cancels or Rescopes $220M Worth of Games - https://press-start.com.au/news/2024/05/01/square-enix-is-cancelling-or-rescoping-almost-220-million-worth-of-console-and-pc-games/ Switch 2 Rumours - https://press-start.com.au/news/nintendo/2024/04/26/the-switch-2s-controllers-will-attach-with-magnets-according-to-new-claims/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

43:45

2 May 24

Our Stellar Blade Review And Assassin's Creed Hexe Theories — The Press Start Podcast

We share our thoughts on Stellar Blade, TopSpin 2K25 and No Rest For The Wicked. James is back from Japan and catches us up on his adventure, before we also discuss Embracer splitting into three, Atari bringing back the Infogrames publishing label, and the latest Assassin's Creed Hexe leaks. 00:00 - Intro  00:39 - Jame's Time In Japan 05:28 - Stellar Blade Review 16:32 - TopSpin 2K25 Review 19:21 - No Rest For The Wicked First Impressions 20:10 - Reaction To Embracer Split 25:16 - Atari Bringing Back Infogrames 29:59 - Assassin's Creed Hexe Leaks 36:13 - Hollow Knight Silksong At ID@Xbox Showcase Next Week 37:03 - What The Wiki?! 40:44 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

Our Stellar Blade Review And Assassin's Creed Hexe Theories — The Press Start Podcast

We share our thoughts on Stellar Blade, TopSpin 2K25 and No Rest For The Wicked. James is back from Japan and catches us up on his adventure, before we also discuss Embracer splitting into three, Atari bringing back the Infogrames publishing label, and the latest Assassin's Creed Hexe leaks. 00:00 - Intro  00:39 - Jame's Time In Japan 05:28 - Stellar Blade Review 16:32 - TopSpin 2K25 Review 19:21 - No Rest For The Wicked First Impressions 20:10 - Reaction To Embracer Split 25:16 - Atari Bringing Back Infogrames 29:59 - Assassin's Creed Hexe Leaks 36:13 - Hollow Knight Silksong At ID@Xbox Showcase Next Week 37:03 - What The Wiki?! 40:44 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

41:56

25 Apr 24

There's Too Many Open-World Games So Star Wars Outlaws Should Have Less - The Press Start Podcast

With speculation that EA's upcoming Black Panther game will be an open-world title after a job listing, we declare we're over them. Sometimes less is more. We weigh in on the Star Wars Outlaws controversy, review Harold Halibut, preview Tales of Kenzera: ZAU, discuss Fallout some more and more! 00:00 - Intro  00:31 - Harold Halibut Review 07:44 - Tales of Kenzera: ZAU Preview 09:43 - Fallout Player Spike 16:50 - EA's Black Panther Open-World Game 22:27 - Star Wars Outlaws Controversy 27:51 - What Do You Spend PlayStation Star Points On? 30:53 - What The Wiki?! 35:07 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

There's Too Many Open-World Games So Star Wars Outlaws Should Have Less - The Press Start Podcast

With speculation that EA's upcoming Black Panther game will be an open-world title after a job listing, we declare we're over them. Sometimes less is more. We weigh in on the Star Wars Outlaws controversy, review Harold Halibut, preview Tales of Kenzera: ZAU, discuss Fallout some more and more! 00:00 - Intro  00:31 - Harold Halibut Review 07:44 - Tales of Kenzera: ZAU Preview 09:43 - Fallout Player Spike 16:50 - EA's Black Panther Open-World Game 22:27 - Star Wars Outlaws Controversy 27:51 - What Do You Spend PlayStation Star Points On? 30:53 - What The Wiki?! 35:07 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

36:11

17 Apr 24

The Fallout TV Show Is Another Top-Tier Video Game Adaptation - The Press Start Podcast

Brodie's back on the show and binge-watched the whole of the new Fallout Prime Video TV series and is positively glowing about it. We're equally excited about the newly announced The Rogue Prince of Persia, and cautiously optimistic for Star Wars Outlaws based on the new trailer. It's a sad state of affairs for Dead Space though after the EA Motive were moved to work on Battlefield. We discuss all this and more! 00:00 - Intro  00:29 - Children of the Sun Review 03:03 - Fallout TV Show Review 12:12 - The Rogue Prince of Persia 19:12 - Star Wars Outlaws 23:57 - Dead Space Dead in the Water 30:22 - What's the Best Video Game Adaptation? 32:42 - What The Wiki?! 37:50 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

The Fallout TV Show Is Another Top-Tier Video Game Adaptation - The Press Start Podcast

Brodie's back on the show and binge-watched the whole of the new Fallout Prime Video TV series and is positively glowing about it. We're equally excited about the newly announced The Rogue Prince of Persia, and cautiously optimistic for Star Wars Outlaws based on the new trailer. It's a sad state of affairs for Dead Space though after the EA Motive were moved to work on Battlefield. We discuss all this and more! 00:00 - Intro  00:29 - Children of the Sun Review 03:03 - Fallout TV Show Review 12:12 - The Rogue Prince of Persia 19:12 - Star Wars Outlaws 23:57 - Dead Space Dead in the Water 30:22 - What's the Best Video Game Adaptation? 32:42 - What The Wiki?! 37:50 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

39:07

12 Apr 24

Our PlayStation Wishlist If A Showcase Is Next Month — The Press Start Podcast

Rumours are that PlayStatation will host a big event next week. That's got us excited! So does speculation that Hollow Knight: Silksong may suddenly be imminent. We also discuss what games you should be playing right now, Tales of Kenzera: Zau coming to PlayStation Plus Extra and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:33 - What Should You be Playing Right Now? 09:09 - PlayStation Showcase Predictions 16:57 - Hollow Knight: Silksong News 21:38 - Tales of Kenzera: Zau Coming To PlayStation Extra 29:08 - Do You Like 'Short, Focused' Games? 30:46 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

Our PlayStation Wishlist If A Showcase Is Next Month — The Press Start Podcast

Rumours are that PlayStatation will host a big event next week. That's got us excited! So does speculation that Hollow Knight: Silksong may suddenly be imminent. We also discuss what games you should be playing right now, Tales of Kenzera: Zau coming to PlayStation Plus Extra and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:33 - What Should You be Playing Right Now? 09:09 - PlayStation Showcase Predictions 16:57 - Hollow Knight: Silksong News 21:38 - Tales of Kenzera: Zau Coming To PlayStation Extra 29:08 - Do You Like 'Short, Focused' Games? 30:46 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

39:07

5 Apr 24

Our Marvel 1943: Rise of Hydra Reactions And Delay Concerns For GTA VI — The Press Start Podcast

Trouble might be afoot at Rockstar is recent reports are an indication. Could it result in the delay of Grand Theft Auto VI? Should it be delayed, we'll have a couple of Marvel games to play, both of which look awesome! We discuss all this, Sony Bend potentially making a live service game, Keiron's impressions of Stellar Blade, and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - GTA 6 Delayed 2026 07:50 - Marvel 1943: Rise of Hydra Reactions 12:04 - Marvel Rivals Reactions 16:01 - Sony Bend Live Service AAA Title 22:11 - Stellar Blade Demo Impressions 29:08 - Ready To Go Digital Only? 30:52 - What The Wiki?! 33:55 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

Our Marvel 1943: Rise of Hydra Reactions And Delay Concerns For GTA VI — The Press Start Podcast

Trouble might be afoot at Rockstar is recent reports are an indication. Could it result in the delay of Grand Theft Auto VI? Should it be delayed, we'll have a couple of Marvel games to play, both of which look awesome! We discuss all this, Sony Bend potentially making a live service game, Keiron's impressions of Stellar Blade, and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - GTA 6 Delayed 2026 07:50 - Marvel 1943: Rise of Hydra Reactions 12:04 - Marvel Rivals Reactions 16:01 - Sony Bend Live Service AAA Title 22:11 - Stellar Blade Demo Impressions 29:08 - Ready To Go Digital Only? 30:52 - What The Wiki?! 33:55 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

35:03

28 Mar 24

Rise of the Rōnin, Dragon's Dogma 2 And Princess Peach: Showtime! Reviews — The Press Start Podcast

It's an episode full of reviews, including our Dragon's Dogma 2 review, Princess Peach: Showtime, Rise of the Ronin and Alone in the Dark. We also touch on the rumours circulating around a PS5 Pro and PlayStation's upscaling tech. 00:00 - Intro 01:03 - Dragon's Dogma II Review 17:22 - Princess Peach: Showtime! Review 26:56 - Rise of the Ronin Review 38:56 - Alone in the Dark Review 49:50 - PS5 Pro Rumours 55:11 - Fave Video Game Clothing 59:30 - What The Wiki?! 01:04:50 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

Rise of the Rōnin, Dragon's Dogma 2 And Princess Peach: Showtime! Reviews — The Press Start Podcast

It's an episode full of reviews, including our Dragon's Dogma 2 review, Princess Peach: Showtime, Rise of the Ronin and Alone in the Dark. We also touch on the rumours circulating around a PS5 Pro and PlayStation's upscaling tech. 00:00 - Intro 01:03 - Dragon's Dogma II Review 17:22 - Princess Peach: Showtime! Review 26:56 - Rise of the Ronin Review 38:56 - Alone in the Dark Review 49:50 - PS5 Pro Rumours 55:11 - Fave Video Game Clothing 59:30 - What The Wiki?! 01:04:50 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

01:06:28

21 Mar 24

Rise of the Rōnin Preview And Spider-Man Multiplayer Leaks - The Press Start Podcast

We've played Team Ninja's latest, the PlayStation 5 exclusive Rise of the Rōnin. How does it stack up against other Team Ninja games, and the likes of Ghosts of Tsushima and Sekiro? We also weigh in on the Spider-Man multiplayer trailer leaks and ponder if Insomniac could make a good live-service title in line with PlayStation's evolving strategy. Summer Games Fest 2024 has also been confirmed to be happening, and a slate of new content is on the way for Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown. We discuss all this and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:34 - Rise of the Rōnin Preview 12:48 - Spider-Man Multiplayer Trailer Leak  21:37 - Summer Games Fest 2024 28:38 - New Content for Prince of Persia 33:16 - Helldivers II Updates 37:22 - Super Mario Movie 2  39:12 - What The Wiki?! 44:04 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

Rise of the Rōnin Preview And Spider-Man Multiplayer Leaks - The Press Start Podcast

We've played Team Ninja's latest, the PlayStation 5 exclusive Rise of the Rōnin. How does it stack up against other Team Ninja games, and the likes of Ghosts of Tsushima and Sekiro? We also weigh in on the Spider-Man multiplayer trailer leaks and ponder if Insomniac could make a good live-service title in line with PlayStation's evolving strategy. Summer Games Fest 2024 has also been confirmed to be happening, and a slate of new content is on the way for Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown. We discuss all this and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:34 - Rise of the Rōnin Preview 12:48 - Spider-Man Multiplayer Trailer Leak  21:37 - Summer Games Fest 2024 28:38 - New Content for Prince of Persia 33:16 - Helldivers II Updates 37:22 - Super Mario Movie 2  39:12 - What The Wiki?! 44:04 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

45:53

15 Mar 24

WB Games Are Insane To Keep Making Live Service Games - The Press Start Podcast

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League fell well short of expectations but WB is still committed to live service and mobile games. Are they crazy to double down? Or is there some truth that it's the best way to generate consistent return in games? Toys For Bob is also going independent, The Outlast Trials review is out, we've got a new trailer for Dune: Awakening and James has previewed Dragon's Dogma 2. We discuss all this and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:33 - Toys For Bob Goes Independent 08:17 - WB Games Doubles Down On Live Service Games 22:58 - The Outlast Trials Review 29:02 - Dune: Awakening Trailer 33:50 - Dragon's Dogma 2 Preview 40:45 - Which Character Should Come to Suicide Squad Next?  41:51 - What The Wiki?! 46:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

WB Games Are Insane To Keep Making Live Service Games - The Press Start Podcast

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League fell well short of expectations but WB is still committed to live service and mobile games. Are they crazy to double down? Or is there some truth that it's the best way to generate consistent return in games? Toys For Bob is also going independent, The Outlast Trials review is out, we've got a new trailer for Dune: Awakening and James has previewed Dragon's Dogma 2. We discuss all this and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:33 - Toys For Bob Goes Independent 08:17 - WB Games Doubles Down On Live Service Games 22:58 - The Outlast Trials Review 29:02 - Dune: Awakening Trailer 33:50 - Dragon's Dogma 2 Preview 40:45 - Which Character Should Come to Suicide Squad Next?  41:51 - What The Wiki?! 46:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

47:52

7 Mar 24

The Nintendo Switch 2 Should Launch Sooner Than March 2025 - The Press Start Podcast

Reports have emerged that the Nintendo Switch 2 will be released March 2025 after an internal delay. Can Nintendo wait that long given 2024 looks light on for new games? Details have also leaked around Assassin's Creed Infinity, and the PS VR2 is getting PCR support. We talk about all this and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:55 - Nintendo Switch 2 Delayed to March 2024 10:23 - PS VR2 Getting PC Support 19:05 - Assassin's Creed Infinity Leaks 30:49 - Supermassive Games Reorganisation & Layoffs 37:12 - Our Pokemon Memories 47:40  - Late Pokemon Presents Predictions 49:12 - What The Wiki?! 54:35 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

The Nintendo Switch 2 Should Launch Sooner Than March 2025 - The Press Start Podcast

Reports have emerged that the Nintendo Switch 2 will be released March 2025 after an internal delay. Can Nintendo wait that long given 2024 looks light on for new games? Details have also leaked around Assassin's Creed Infinity, and the PS VR2 is getting PCR support. We talk about all this and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:55 - Nintendo Switch 2 Delayed to March 2024 10:23 - PS VR2 Getting PC Support 19:05 - Assassin's Creed Infinity Leaks 30:49 - Supermassive Games Reorganisation & Layoffs 37:12 - Our Pokemon Memories 47:40  - Late Pokemon Presents Predictions 49:12 - What The Wiki?! 54:35 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

56:03

28 Feb 24

Our Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review - The Press Start Podcast

Final Fantasy VII is here and is now the second-highest-rated Final Fantasy of all time. Does Harry (who wrote Press Start's Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review) feel as positive about the game as the rest? We also unpack the Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree gameplay trailer, all the announcements from the Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase and discuss the list of Xbox games coming to PlayStation. 00:00 - Intro 01:56 - Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review 18:33 - Elden Ring: Shadows of the Erdtree Release Date Reveal 23:55 - Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase 30:36 - Microsoft Announce The Games Coming To PlayStation 37:32 - Thoughts On The Borderlands Trailer 39:21 - What The Wiki?! 44:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review – A Stellar Reimagining - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/02/23/final-fantasy-vii-rebirth-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

Our Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review - The Press Start Podcast

Final Fantasy VII is here and is now the second-highest-rated Final Fantasy of all time. Does Harry (who wrote Press Start's Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review) feel as positive about the game as the rest? We also unpack the Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree gameplay trailer, all the announcements from the Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase and discuss the list of Xbox games coming to PlayStation. 00:00 - Intro 01:56 - Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review 18:33 - Elden Ring: Shadows of the Erdtree Release Date Reveal 23:55 - Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase 30:36 - Microsoft Announce The Games Coming To PlayStation 37:32 - Thoughts On The Borderlands Trailer 39:21 - What The Wiki?! 44:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review – A Stellar Reimagining - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/02/23/final-fantasy-vii-rebirth-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

46:01

22 Feb 24

Our Xbox Business Update Reactions & Ultros Review - The Press Start Podcast

It's business as usual at Xbox... Or is it? We unpack everything discussed during Xbox's business update in the wake of numerous reports multiple Xbox games would be released on other platforms. James has also played Banished: Ghosts of New Eden and reviewed it more favourably than most. We find out why, and hear from Brodie on his review of the new metroidvania, Ultros. Apologies for Ewan's recording playing up initially!  00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Xbox's Business Update 32:24 - SteelSeries Alias Ad 33:48 - Banished: Ghosts of New Eden Review 42:57 - Ultros Review 49:55 - Are You Ready For Next-Gen? 50:34 - What The Wiki?! 55:12 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Banishers: Ghosts Of New Eden Review – A Hauntingly Beautiful Adventure - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/02/15/banishers-ghosts-of-new-eden-review/ Ultros Review – Savage Gardener - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/02/12/ultros-review-savage-gardener/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

Our Xbox Business Update Reactions & Ultros Review - The Press Start Podcast

It's business as usual at Xbox... Or is it? We unpack everything discussed during Xbox's business update in the wake of numerous reports multiple Xbox games would be released on other platforms. James has also played Banished: Ghosts of New Eden and reviewed it more favourably than most. We find out why, and hear from Brodie on his review of the new metroidvania, Ultros. Apologies for Ewan's recording playing up initially!  00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Xbox's Business Update 32:24 - SteelSeries Alias Ad 33:48 - Banished: Ghosts of New Eden Review 42:57 - Ultros Review 49:55 - Are You Ready For Next-Gen? 50:34 - What The Wiki?! 55:12 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Banishers: Ghosts Of New Eden Review – A Hauntingly Beautiful Adventure - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/02/15/banishers-ghosts-of-new-eden-review/ Ultros Review – Savage Gardener - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/02/12/ultros-review-savage-gardener/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

56:18

16 Feb 24

Xbox Is Dead Long Live Xbox - The Press Start Podcast

It's been a turbulent week for ol' Xbox as reports emerged that more Xbox 'exclusives' were destined for multi-platform release. Phil Spencer has announced a business update next week, but that is not going to stop up speculating what the heck Xbox are up to in light of this developing story. We've spent more time with Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice league so are able to share our review of the game, and Kieron's played Final Fantasy VII Rebirth to share his preview. Shannon's watched the new Grounded II documentary too, which got us theorising around the next The Last of Us game. 00:00 - Intro 00:58 - Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Preview 03:36 - Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Review 11:31 - Xbox's Future 32:57 - SteelSeries Ad 33:58 - The Last of Us Part III Theories 45:17 - Rapid Fire Question 47:04 - What the Wiki?! 51:39 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Hands-On Preview - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2024/02/07/final-fantasy-vii-rebirth-hands-on-preview/ Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/xbox-series-x-reviews/2024/02/05/suicide-squad-kill-the-justice-league-review-a-controversial-closer/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

Xbox Is Dead Long Live Xbox - The Press Start Podcast

It's been a turbulent week for ol' Xbox as reports emerged that more Xbox 'exclusives' were destined for multi-platform release. Phil Spencer has announced a business update next week, but that is not going to stop up speculating what the heck Xbox are up to in light of this developing story. We've spent more time with Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice league so are able to share our review of the game, and Kieron's played Final Fantasy VII Rebirth to share his preview. Shannon's watched the new Grounded II documentary too, which got us theorising around the next The Last of Us game. 00:00 - Intro 00:58 - Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Preview 03:36 - Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Review 11:31 - Xbox's Future 32:57 - SteelSeries Ad 33:58 - The Last of Us Part III Theories 45:17 - Rapid Fire Question 47:04 - What the Wiki?! 51:39 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Hands-On Preview - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2024/02/07/final-fantasy-vii-rebirth-hands-on-preview/ Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/xbox-series-x-reviews/2024/02/05/suicide-squad-kill-the-justice-league-review-a-controversial-closer/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | https://www.facebook.com/gaming/PressStartAu https://twitter.com/PressStartAU https://www.instagram.com/pressstartau/ https://www.tiktok.com/@pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

52:53

7 Feb 24

PlayStation Won't Have Many Games In 2024 - The Press Start Podcast

We delayed the show a litte this week to discuss the PlayStation State of Play that happened on Thursday morning. Whilst there was plenty of announcements, the latter half of 2024 looks quiet. We talk about all this, the surprise Silent Hill: The Short Message drop and the lukewarm reception to Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.  00:00 - Intro 01:03 - It's PlayStation Portal Day 04:19 - Steam Next Fest Recommendations 08:12 - PlayStations' State of Play Analysis 26:42 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones Ad 27:36 - Silent Hill: The Short Message 40:20 - Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League First Impressions 53:51 - Who Will Kojima Cast Next? 55:35 - What The Wiki?! 01:05:41 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/01/19/the-last-of-us-part-2-remastered-review/ Palworld Is Breaking Player Count Records Despite Concerns Over Poké-Plagiarism - https://press-start.com.au/news/2024/01/22/palworld-is-breaking-player-count-records-despite-concerns-over-poke-plagiarism/  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

PlayStation Won't Have Many Games In 2024 - The Press Start Podcast

We delayed the show a litte this week to discuss the PlayStation State of Play that happened on Thursday morning. Whilst there was plenty of announcements, the latter half of 2024 looks quiet. We talk about all this, the surprise Silent Hill: The Short Message drop and the lukewarm reception to Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.  00:00 - Intro 01:03 - It's PlayStation Portal Day 04:19 - Steam Next Fest Recommendations 08:12 - PlayStations' State of Play Analysis 26:42 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones Ad 27:36 - Silent Hill: The Short Message 40:20 - Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League First Impressions 53:51 - Who Will Kojima Cast Next? 55:35 - What The Wiki?! 01:05:41 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/01/19/the-last-of-us-part-2-remastered-review/ Palworld Is Breaking Player Count Records Despite Concerns Over Poké-Plagiarism - https://press-start.com.au/news/2024/01/22/palworld-is-breaking-player-count-records-despite-concerns-over-poke-plagiarism/  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

01:07:11

3 Feb 24

Palworld Might Be Problematic But Do We Care? - The Press Start Podcast

The Xbox Developer Direct this week, but it's not just Indiana Jones: The Great Circle that's got people talking this week. Palworld has set the internet on fire with criticism that it copied Pokémon and speculation about its use of AI. We discuss the problematic nature of the survival game, everything announced at the Xbox Direct including Hellblade II and Avowed, and our review of The Last of Us: Part II Remastered. 00:00 - Intro 00:45 - We Love Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown 03:58 - Xbox Developer Direct Reactions 28:26 - SteelSeries Alias Mics 29:17 - Palworld's Problems? 41:36 - The Last of Us Part II Remastered Review 53:51 - Rapid Fire Question 54:57 - What The Wiki?! 01:05:28 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/01/19/the-last-of-us-part-2-remastered-review/ Palworld Is Breaking Player Count Records Despite Concerns Over Poké-Plagiarism - https://press-start.com.au/news/2024/01/22/palworld-is-breaking-player-count-records-despite-concerns-over-poke-plagiarism/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

Palworld Might Be Problematic But Do We Care? - The Press Start Podcast

The Xbox Developer Direct this week, but it's not just Indiana Jones: The Great Circle that's got people talking this week. Palworld has set the internet on fire with criticism that it copied Pokémon and speculation about its use of AI. We discuss the problematic nature of the survival game, everything announced at the Xbox Direct including Hellblade II and Avowed, and our review of The Last of Us: Part II Remastered. 00:00 - Intro 00:45 - We Love Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown 03:58 - Xbox Developer Direct Reactions 28:26 - SteelSeries Alias Mics 29:17 - Palworld's Problems? 41:36 - The Last of Us Part II Remastered Review 53:51 - Rapid Fire Question 54:57 - What The Wiki?! 01:05:28 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/01/19/the-last-of-us-part-2-remastered-review/ Palworld Is Breaking Player Count Records Despite Concerns Over Poké-Plagiarism - https://press-start.com.au/news/2024/01/22/palworld-is-breaking-player-count-records-despite-concerns-over-poke-plagiarism/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

01:07:39

24 Jan 24

We Caused Some Controversy With Our Top 10 Games Of 2023 - The Press Start Podcast

The gang's back together in the new year, so we reflect on Press Start's official Top 10 Games of 2023, which caused quite a stir in the comments. We compare the final list against everyone's votes before getting into our gaming predictions for 2024. Will we finally see the Nintendo Switch 2 and PlayStation 5 Pro released in 2024? 00:00 - Intro 00:53 - Brodie's Back! 01:27 - Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Review 08:44 - Pacific Drive Preview 14:15 - Reacting to Our Official Top 10 Games of 2023 51:06 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones 51:35 - Our 2024 Gaming Predictions 01:09:47 - What's Are You Playing Next? 01:11:03 - What The Wiki?! 01:17:47 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/01/12/prince-of-persia-the-lost-crown-review/ Pacific Drive Preview - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2024/01/10/pacific-drive-hands-on-preview-an-electrifying-anomaly/ Press Start's GOTY 2023 - https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/12/31/press-starts-goty-2023-1-alan-wake-ii/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

We Caused Some Controversy With Our Top 10 Games Of 2023 - The Press Start Podcast

The gang's back together in the new year, so we reflect on Press Start's official Top 10 Games of 2023, which caused quite a stir in the comments. We compare the final list against everyone's votes before getting into our gaming predictions for 2024. Will we finally see the Nintendo Switch 2 and PlayStation 5 Pro released in 2024? 00:00 - Intro 00:53 - Brodie's Back! 01:27 - Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Review 08:44 - Pacific Drive Preview 14:15 - Reacting to Our Official Top 10 Games of 2023 51:06 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones 51:35 - Our 2024 Gaming Predictions 01:09:47 - What's Are You Playing Next? 01:11:03 - What The Wiki?! 01:17:47 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2024/01/12/prince-of-persia-the-lost-crown-review/ Pacific Drive Preview - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2024/01/10/pacific-drive-hands-on-preview-an-electrifying-anomaly/ Press Start's GOTY 2023 - https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/12/31/press-starts-goty-2023-1-alan-wake-ii/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

01:18:55

16 Jan 24

Xbox Games Will Come To PlayStation In 2024 - The Press Start Podcast

After years of speculation, we believe 2024 will finally be the year Xbox games come to PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch, especially if recent reports are to be believed. We discuss this, Kieron's preview of Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth, Shannon's PlayStation Portal impressions and our most anticipated games of 2024 in the first episode of The Press Start Podcast for the year! 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - What We've Been Playing 08:51 - PlayStation Portal Impressions 15:09 - Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth Preview 18:21 - Which Xbox Games Are Coming To PlayStation and Switch? 35:57 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones 36:44 - Our Most Anticipated Games of 2024 49:05 - What Xbox Appliance Do You Want Made Next? 50:43 - What The Wiki?! 54:26 - Outro

Xbox Games Will Come To PlayStation In 2024 - The Press Start Podcast

After years of speculation, we believe 2024 will finally be the year Xbox games come to PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch, especially if recent reports are to be believed. We discuss this, Kieron's preview of Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth, Shannon's PlayStation Portal impressions and our most anticipated games of 2024 in the first episode of The Press Start Podcast for the year! 00:00 - Intro 00:47 - What We've Been Playing 08:51 - PlayStation Portal Impressions 15:09 - Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth Preview 18:21 - Which Xbox Games Are Coming To PlayStation and Switch? 35:57 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones 36:44 - Our Most Anticipated Games of 2024 49:05 - What Xbox Appliance Do You Want Made Next? 50:43 - What The Wiki?! 54:26 - Outro

55:33

9 Jan 24

These Insomniac Leaks Are Absolutely Shocking - The Press Start Podcast

After being the target of a hacker group earlier last week, the group behind the ransomware attack have published the stolen documents online revealing a tonne of information about Insomniac’s upcoming games. Naughty Dog has also revealed they were stopping development on The Last of Us Online and rumours around the PlayStation 5 Pro circulate again. We discuss this, the Death Stranding movie in the works at A24 and more, on the latest episode of Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 00:00 - Intro 01:20 - Insomniac Leaks 13:00 - The Last Of Us Online Cancelled 21:55 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones 22:51 - PlayStation 5 Pro Coming 2024 (Rumours) 28:30 - Who Will Direct the Death Stranding Movie for A24?  32:19 - Do You Still Have Rock Band Guitar Controllers? 35:57 - Should I Play Alan Wake 2's New Game Plus? 44:30 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. READ A Heap Of Marvel’s Wolverine Footage And A Playable Build Have Leaked From The Insomniac Hack - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/12/19/a-heap-of-marvels-wolverine-footage-and-a-playable-build-have-leaked-from-the-insomniac-hack/ Rocksteady Is Struggling To Contain Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League Leaks - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/12/19/rocksteady-is-struggling-to-contain-suicide-squad-kill-the-justice-league-leaks/ The Last Of Us Online Has Been Cancelled - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/12/18/the-last-of-us-online-has-been-cancelled/ The Death Stranding Movie Is Being Developed By A24 And Kojima Productions - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/12/15/the-death-stranding-movie-is-being-developed-by-a24-and-kojima-productions/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

These Insomniac Leaks Are Absolutely Shocking - The Press Start Podcast

After being the target of a hacker group earlier last week, the group behind the ransomware attack have published the stolen documents online revealing a tonne of information about Insomniac’s upcoming games. Naughty Dog has also revealed they were stopping development on The Last of Us Online and rumours around the PlayStation 5 Pro circulate again. We discuss this, the Death Stranding movie in the works at A24 and more, on the latest episode of Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 00:00 - Intro 01:20 - Insomniac Leaks 13:00 - The Last Of Us Online Cancelled 21:55 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones 22:51 - PlayStation 5 Pro Coming 2024 (Rumours) 28:30 - Who Will Direct the Death Stranding Movie for A24?  32:19 - Do You Still Have Rock Band Guitar Controllers? 35:57 - Should I Play Alan Wake 2's New Game Plus? 44:30 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. READ A Heap Of Marvel’s Wolverine Footage And A Playable Build Have Leaked From The Insomniac Hack - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/12/19/a-heap-of-marvels-wolverine-footage-and-a-playable-build-have-leaked-from-the-insomniac-hack/ Rocksteady Is Struggling To Contain Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League Leaks - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/12/19/rocksteady-is-struggling-to-contain-suicide-squad-kill-the-justice-league-leaks/ The Last Of Us Online Has Been Cancelled - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/12/18/the-last-of-us-online-has-been-cancelled/ The Death Stranding Movie Is Being Developed By A24 And Kojima Productions - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/12/15/the-death-stranding-movie-is-being-developed-by-a24-and-kojima-productions/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

46:57

19 Dec 23

The Day Before Was A Waste Of Everyone's Time - The Press Start Podcast

In the wake of The Game Awards, rumours start to swirl around the newly announced OD, a mysterious new cross-media project from Hideo Kojima with collaborator Jordan Peele. FNTASTIC, the developers of the troubled game The Day Before, has shut down after the game launched poorly and "failed financially." We react to this news and look back at our 2023 predictions, to see how many we got right. 00:00 - Intro 01:08 - The Game Awards Reflections 07:20 - Kojima OD Theories 15:52 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones 16:46 - The Day Before Developers Shut Down 28:05 - Free Radical Design Closes 34:17 - Reviewing Our 2023 Predictions 40:07 - Should I Play Alan Wake 2's New Game Plus? 47:29 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE DAY BEFORE DEVELOPER FNTASTIC IS SHUTTING ITS DOORS LESS THAN A WEEK AFTER LAUNCH - https://press-start.com.au/news/pcmac/2023/12/12/the-day-before-developer-fntastic-is-shutting-its-doors-less-than-a-week-after-launch/ IT LOOKS LIKE HIDEO KOJIMA LEFT A SILENT HILL REFERENCE IN HIS OD ANNOUNCEMENT - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/12/12/it-looks-like-hideo-kojima-left-a-silent-hill-reference-in-his-od-announcement/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation 

The Day Before Was A Waste Of Everyone's Time - The Press Start Podcast

In the wake of The Game Awards, rumours start to swirl around the newly announced OD, a mysterious new cross-media project from Hideo Kojima with collaborator Jordan Peele. FNTASTIC, the developers of the troubled game The Day Before, has shut down after the game launched poorly and "failed financially." We react to this news and look back at our 2023 predictions, to see how many we got right. 00:00 - Intro 01:08 - The Game Awards Reflections 07:20 - Kojima OD Theories 15:52 - SteelSeries Alias Microphones 16:46 - The Day Before Developers Shut Down 28:05 - Free Radical Design Closes 34:17 - Reviewing Our 2023 Predictions 40:07 - Should I Play Alan Wake 2's New Game Plus? 47:29 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE DAY BEFORE DEVELOPER FNTASTIC IS SHUTTING ITS DOORS LESS THAN A WEEK AFTER LAUNCH - https://press-start.com.au/news/pcmac/2023/12/12/the-day-before-developer-fntastic-is-shutting-its-doors-less-than-a-week-after-launch/ IT LOOKS LIKE HIDEO KOJIMA LEFT A SILENT HILL REFERENCE IN HIS OD ANNOUNCEMENT - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/12/12/it-looks-like-hideo-kojima-left-a-silent-hill-reference-in-his-od-announcement/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation 

48:40

12 Dec 23

Reacting To The Game Award Announcements And Award Winners - The Press Start Podcast

The Game Awards 2023 had tonnes of game reveals and incredible games up for awards. We react to everything announced at The Game Awards and share our thoughts on whether the most deserving game won Game of the Year.  00:00 - Intro 00:59 - Overall Impressions 06:10 - All of The Game Awards 2023 Winner 19:05 - Everything Announced At The Game Awards 2023 29:56 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Everything Announced At The Game Awards 2023 - https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/12/08/everything-announced-at-the-game-awards-2023/ Here Are All Of The Game Awards 2023 Winners - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/12/08/here-are-all-of-the-game-awards-2023-winners/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #thegameawards

Reacting To The Game Award Announcements And Award Winners - The Press Start Podcast

The Game Awards 2023 had tonnes of game reveals and incredible games up for awards. We react to everything announced at The Game Awards and share our thoughts on whether the most deserving game won Game of the Year.  00:00 - Intro 00:59 - Overall Impressions 06:10 - All of The Game Awards 2023 Winner 19:05 - Everything Announced At The Game Awards 2023 29:56 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ Everything Announced At The Game Awards 2023 - https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/12/08/everything-announced-at-the-game-awards-2023/ Here Are All Of The Game Awards 2023 Winners - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/12/08/here-are-all-of-the-game-awards-2023-winners/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #thegameawards

41:05

8 Dec 23

Grand Theft Auto 6 Trailer Reactions & Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Review - The Press Start Podcast

The year is wrapping up but the video game news keeps coming! We react to the new Grand Theft Auto 6 trailer, share our Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora review, unpack the Fallout TV show trailer, and try to wrap our heads around the new Fortnite modes. 00:00 - Intro 01:23 - GTA 6 Trailer Reactions 18:55 - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Review 32:16 - SteelSeries Alias Microphone 33:15 - Fallout TV Show Trailer Reactions 39:50 - Fortnite's Big Bang Event 49:08 - The Person Who Leaked The GTA 6 Trailer 50:50 - What The Wiki?!  57:30 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #thelegendofzelda #tearsofthekingdom  #podcast

Grand Theft Auto 6 Trailer Reactions & Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Review - The Press Start Podcast

The year is wrapping up but the video game news keeps coming! We react to the new Grand Theft Auto 6 trailer, share our Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora review, unpack the Fallout TV show trailer, and try to wrap our heads around the new Fortnite modes. 00:00 - Intro 01:23 - GTA 6 Trailer Reactions 18:55 - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Review 32:16 - SteelSeries Alias Microphone 33:15 - Fallout TV Show Trailer Reactions 39:50 - Fortnite's Big Bang Event 49:08 - The Person Who Leaked The GTA 6 Trailer 50:50 - What The Wiki?!  57:30 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/70QgrzSyPK476F9cTsfUWJ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-press-start-podcast/id812891885 For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #thelegendofzelda #tearsofthekingdom  #podcast

59:34

6 Dec 23

No It Is The Children That Are Wrong - The Press Start Podcast

According to a recent survey of teens in the US, game subscriptions and in-game currency rank higher than physical releases on Christmas lists. We love single-player games, but are we out of touch? We discuss this, changes the The Game Awards and more video game industry closures and redundancies in this episode of The Press Start Podcast. 00:00 - Intro 02:38 - Do Kids Want Games As A Service? 10:56 - The Game Awards Changes 25:28 - Bytedance Backs Out Of Games 34:08 - Do You Want To Voice Your Own Character? 37:45 - What The Wiki?! 42:28 - James' Fan Mail 43:34 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #grandtheftauto #gaming

No It Is The Children That Are Wrong - The Press Start Podcast

According to a recent survey of teens in the US, game subscriptions and in-game currency rank higher than physical releases on Christmas lists. We love single-player games, but are we out of touch? We discuss this, changes the The Game Awards and more video game industry closures and redundancies in this episode of The Press Start Podcast. 00:00 - Intro 02:38 - Do Kids Want Games As A Service? 10:56 - The Game Awards Changes 25:28 - Bytedance Backs Out Of Games 34:08 - Do You Want To Voice Your Own Character? 37:45 - What The Wiki?! 42:28 - James' Fan Mail 43:34 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #grandtheftauto #gaming

44:52

28 Nov 23

The Last Of Us Part 2 Remastered Is Worth It - The Press Start Podcast

The Last Of Us Past 2 is getting a remaster, and of course, we have opinions. Borderlands 4 and Tiny Tina's Wonderlands 2 have been reportedly leaked, and the studio behind Immortals of Aveum blames poor sales on a crowded release window. 00:00 - Intro 01:04 - Super Mario RPG 05:33 - Has Anyone Played COD MW3?  07:07 - Why Remaster The Last Of Us Part 2? 20:23 - Borderlands 4 and Tiny Tina's Wonderlands 2 Leaks 26:21 - A Release Dates Too Crowded? 36:38 - Rapid Fire Question 39:05 - What The Wiki?! 46:36 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: Super Mario RPG Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/nintendo-switch/2023/11/16/super-mario-rpg-review/ Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/2023/11/17/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-3-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #grandtheftauto #gaming

The Last Of Us Part 2 Remastered Is Worth It - The Press Start Podcast

The Last Of Us Past 2 is getting a remaster, and of course, we have opinions. Borderlands 4 and Tiny Tina's Wonderlands 2 have been reportedly leaked, and the studio behind Immortals of Aveum blames poor sales on a crowded release window. 00:00 - Intro 01:04 - Super Mario RPG 05:33 - Has Anyone Played COD MW3?  07:07 - Why Remaster The Last Of Us Part 2? 20:23 - Borderlands 4 and Tiny Tina's Wonderlands 2 Leaks 26:21 - A Release Dates Too Crowded? 36:38 - Rapid Fire Question 39:05 - What The Wiki?! 46:36 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: Super Mario RPG Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/nintendo-switch/2023/11/16/super-mario-rpg-review/ Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/2023/11/17/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-3-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #grandtheftauto #gaming

48:12

22 Nov 23

What's Next For GTA 6 And Game Award Predictions - The Press Start Podcast

The long-awaited confirmation of Grand Theft Auto 6 is here, and we're only weeks away from our first look. The gang get together to guess at the GTA 6 release date and what we will see. A gameplay trailer perhaps? We also predict who will be the big winners at the Game Awards, discuss the PlayStation live-service game delays and the first reviews of the PlayStation Portal. 00:00 - Intro 01:16 - GTA VI Reveal Imminent 09:55 - The Game Awards Predictions 27:04 - PlayStation Delays Live-Service Games 43:48 - PlayStation Portal Reviews 50:30 - Rapid Fire Question 52:04 - What the Wiki?! 58:24 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: PlayStation Portal - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/tech/2023/11/14/playstation-portal-review-australia/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #grandtheftauto #gaming

What's Next For GTA 6 And Game Award Predictions - The Press Start Podcast

The long-awaited confirmation of Grand Theft Auto 6 is here, and we're only weeks away from our first look. The gang get together to guess at the GTA 6 release date and what we will see. A gameplay trailer perhaps? We also predict who will be the big winners at the Game Awards, discuss the PlayStation live-service game delays and the first reviews of the PlayStation Portal. 00:00 - Intro 01:16 - GTA VI Reveal Imminent 09:55 - The Game Awards Predictions 27:04 - PlayStation Delays Live-Service Games 43:48 - PlayStation Portal Reviews 50:30 - Rapid Fire Question 52:04 - What the Wiki?! 58:24 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: PlayStation Portal - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/tech/2023/11/14/playstation-portal-review-australia/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #grandtheftauto #gaming

01:00:13

14 Nov 23

Modern Warfare 3 And Silent Hill Ascension Not Knocking Our Socks Off - The Press Start Podcast

Turns out, it's not banger after banger in 2023. The team tackle the rather lukewarm receptions to Silent Hill Ascension and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's campaign, and discusses PlayStation 5 Slim teardowns, Remedy's next games and James' preview of Super Mario RPG. 00:00 - Intro 00:43 - Alan Wake 2 Bug Fixes 05:01 - Silent Hill Ascension Reactions 18:54 - Modern Warfare 3's Campaign Disappoints 28:48 - PlayStation 5 Slim Teardown Reaction 37:57 - Remedy Talk About Their Upcoming Games 51:02 - Super Mario RPG Preview 53:38 - Will Lightning McQueen Bring You Back To Rocket League? 1:03:53 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE PREVIEWS: Super Mario RPG - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/11/03/super-mario-rpg-preview-a-simple-start-to-a-grand-adventure/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #playstation #gaming

Modern Warfare 3 And Silent Hill Ascension Not Knocking Our Socks Off - The Press Start Podcast

Turns out, it's not banger after banger in 2023. The team tackle the rather lukewarm receptions to Silent Hill Ascension and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's campaign, and discusses PlayStation 5 Slim teardowns, Remedy's next games and James' preview of Super Mario RPG. 00:00 - Intro 00:43 - Alan Wake 2 Bug Fixes 05:01 - Silent Hill Ascension Reactions 18:54 - Modern Warfare 3's Campaign Disappoints 28:48 - PlayStation 5 Slim Teardown Reaction 37:57 - Remedy Talk About Their Upcoming Games 51:02 - Super Mario RPG Preview 53:38 - Will Lightning McQueen Bring You Back To Rocket League? 1:03:53 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE PREVIEWS: Super Mario RPG - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/11/03/super-mario-rpg-preview-a-simple-start-to-a-grand-adventure/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #playstation #gaming

01:05:34

7 Nov 23

Could Alan Wake 2 Be The Surprise GOTY? - The Press Start Podcast

This week on Press Start's weekly video game discussion podcast, we share our thoughts on Alan Wake 2, James shares his review of Star Ocean, Shannon previews Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, and we discuss the Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake in-engine footage and the unfortunate news of Bungie layoffs.  00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Star Ocean Review 07:32 - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Preview 15:38 - Alan Wake 2 Review 39:17 - Bungie Layoffs  46:54 - Metal Gear Sold 3 Gameplay Gameplay Reactions 54:53 - What's Capcom's Unreleased Game? 57:35 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: Alan Wake 2 - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/pc-reviews/2023/10/27/alan-wake-2-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #nintendo #review

Could Alan Wake 2 Be The Surprise GOTY? - The Press Start Podcast

This week on Press Start's weekly video game discussion podcast, we share our thoughts on Alan Wake 2, James shares his review of Star Ocean, Shannon previews Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, and we discuss the Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake in-engine footage and the unfortunate news of Bungie layoffs.  00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Star Ocean Review 07:32 - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Preview 15:38 - Alan Wake 2 Review 39:17 - Bungie Layoffs  46:54 - Metal Gear Sold 3 Gameplay Gameplay Reactions 54:53 - What's Capcom's Unreleased Game? 57:35 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: Alan Wake 2 - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/pc-reviews/2023/10/27/alan-wake-2-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #nintendo #review

01:06:32

1 Nov 23

Why Super Mario Wonder Might Be The Best 2D Mario Yet - The Press Start Podcast

This week on Press Start's weekly video game discussion podcast, James shares his Super Mario Wonder review and Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Volume 1 review, and the team discuss backwards compatibility on the Switch 2 and the next Assassin's Creed game. 00:00 - Intro 05:48 - Super Mario Wonder Review 17:41 - What Will Be Game Of The Year 2023? 19:33 - Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Volume 1 Review 33:30 - The Switch 2 HAS To Be Backwards Compatible 50:48 - Is Assassin's Creed Red The Next AC? 59:12 - Rapid Fire Question 1:03:52 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: Super Mario Wonder Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/nintendo-switch/2023/10/20/super-mario-bros-wonder-review/ Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Volume 1 - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/10/23/metal-gear-solid-master-collection-vol-1-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #nintendo #review

Why Super Mario Wonder Might Be The Best 2D Mario Yet - The Press Start Podcast

This week on Press Start's weekly video game discussion podcast, James shares his Super Mario Wonder review and Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Volume 1 review, and the team discuss backwards compatibility on the Switch 2 and the next Assassin's Creed game. 00:00 - Intro 05:48 - Super Mario Wonder Review 17:41 - What Will Be Game Of The Year 2023? 19:33 - Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Volume 1 Review 33:30 - The Switch 2 HAS To Be Backwards Compatible 50:48 - Is Assassin's Creed Red The Next AC? 59:12 - Rapid Fire Question 1:03:52 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: Super Mario Wonder Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/nintendo-switch/2023/10/20/super-mario-bros-wonder-review/ Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Volume 1 - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/10/23/metal-gear-solid-master-collection-vol-1-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #nintendo #review

01:15:30

24 Oct 23

Our Spider-Man 2 Review - The Press Start Podcast

On this week's episode, we share our Spider-Man 2 review, react to the new PlayStation 5 Slim models and discuss the latest on the Xbox Activision Blizzard acquisition. 00:00 - Intro 00:45 - Ewan Is Back 03:51 - Spider-Man 2 Review 16:21 - PlayStation 5 Slim Model Reactions 31:56 - Xbox Activision Blizzard Acquisition Nearing Completion 44:54- Rapid Fire Question 49:20 - What The Wiki?! 58:34 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEW: Spider-Man 2 - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/10/17/marvels-spider-man-2-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #spiderman2 #review 

Our Spider-Man 2 Review - The Press Start Podcast

On this week's episode, we share our Spider-Man 2 review, react to the new PlayStation 5 Slim models and discuss the latest on the Xbox Activision Blizzard acquisition. 00:00 - Intro 00:45 - Ewan Is Back 03:51 - Spider-Man 2 Review 16:21 - PlayStation 5 Slim Model Reactions 31:56 - Xbox Activision Blizzard Acquisition Nearing Completion 44:54- Rapid Fire Question 49:20 - What The Wiki?! 58:34 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEW: Spider-Man 2 - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/10/17/marvels-spider-man-2-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #podcast #spiderman2 #review 

01:00:25

16 Oct 23

First Super Mario Wonder Thoughts & The Last Of Us Part 2's Rumoured Remaster

On this week's episode, we chat about our first Super Mario Bros. Wonder impressions, James shares another fantastic fast food story for the ages, and is it too soon to be replaying The Last Of Us Part 2 if the rumoured remaster drops The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreedmirage 

First Super Mario Wonder Thoughts & The Last Of Us Part 2's Rumoured Remaster

On this week's episode, we chat about our first Super Mario Bros. Wonder impressions, James shares another fantastic fast food story for the ages, and is it too soon to be replaying The Last Of Us Part 2 if the rumoured remaster drops The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreedmirage 

57:22

11 Oct 23

Our Assassin's Creed Mirage Review And Will The Meta Quest 3 Succeed?

On this week's episode, we chat about our Assassin's Creed Review, why you should be playing Cocoon and the Meta Quest 3.  The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreedmirage 

Our Assassin's Creed Mirage Review And Will The Meta Quest 3 Succeed?

On this week's episode, we chat about our Assassin's Creed Review, why you should be playing Cocoon and the Meta Quest 3.  The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreedmirage 

53:03

4 Oct 23

Can The Australian Government Fix Loot Boxes?

On this week's episode, we chat about James' glowing review of RE4: Seperate Ways, changes to loot boxes in Australia, Game Pass pricing potentially going up in the future and a third Star Wars Jedi game coming.  The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreed

Can The Australian Government Fix Loot Boxes?

On this week's episode, we chat about James' glowing review of RE4: Seperate Ways, changes to loot boxes in Australia, Game Pass pricing potentially going up in the future and a third Star Wars Jedi game coming.  The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreed

40:00

27 Sep 23

The Massive Xbox Leak, Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty + FF7 Rebirth

On this week's episode, we chat about the recent Nintendo Direct and State of Play, the massive Xbox leak, Apple's big move inot gaming and our thoughts on Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth & Lies of P.  The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreed

The Massive Xbox Leak, Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty + FF7 Rebirth

On this week's episode, we chat about the recent Nintendo Direct and State of Play, the massive Xbox leak, Apple's big move inot gaming and our thoughts on Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth & Lies of P.  The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreed

58:22

22 Sep 23

Our Assassin's Creed Mirage Preview - The Press Start Podcast

On this week's episode, we preview Assassin's Creed Mirage and discuss the Nintendo Switch 2 rumours around Gamescom, Starfield being Bethesda's biggest game, and our Goodbye Volcano High review. 00:00 - Intro 00:45 - Goodbye Volcano High Review 03:46 - Assassin's Creed Mirage Preview 12:20 - Nintendo Switch 2 Gamescom Report 23:18 - Starfield Is Bethesda's Most Successful Game Launch 36:19 - Rapid Fire Question 37:45 - What The Wiki?! 46:41 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE REVIEWS: Goodbye Volcano High - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/09/11/goodbye-volcano-high-review-seeking-a-band-for-the-end-of-the-world/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreed

Our Assassin's Creed Mirage Preview - The Press Start Podcast

On this week's episode, we preview Assassin's Creed Mirage and discuss the Nintendo Switch 2 rumours around Gamescom, Starfield being Bethesda's biggest game, and our Goodbye Volcano High review. 00:00 - Intro 00:45 - Goodbye Volcano High Review 03:46 - Assassin's Creed Mirage Preview 12:20 - Nintendo Switch 2 Gamescom Report 23:18 - Starfield Is Bethesda's Most Successful Game Launch 36:19 - Rapid Fire Question 37:45 - What The Wiki?! 46:41 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE REVIEWS: Goodbye Volcano High - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/09/11/goodbye-volcano-high-review-seeking-a-band-for-the-end-of-the-world/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #assassinscreed

48:37

12 Sep 23

Why We Gave Starfield A 9 - The Press Start Podcast

On the show, we discuss our review of Starfield, the latest on Redfall, updates coming to Final Fantasy 16, PlayStation increasing PlayStation Plus prices, and Volition being closed down. 00:00 - Intro 00:36 - Baldur's Gate 3 Final Thoughts 03:23 - Starfield Review 20:53 - Can Redfall Get Good? 26:34 - Final Fantasy 16 Updates 29:06 - PlayStation Plus Price Increases 36:39 - Volition Closing Down 42:32 - What Is Your Favourite Video Game Soundtrack? 46:54 - What The Wiki?! 51:32 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE REVIEWS: Starfield - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/xbox-series-x-reviews/2023/09/04/starfield-review/ Baldur's Gate 3 - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/09/05/baldurs-gate-3-review-pc-ps5-an-achievement-of-monumental-proportions/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox #baldursgate3

Why We Gave Starfield A 9 - The Press Start Podcast

On the show, we discuss our review of Starfield, the latest on Redfall, updates coming to Final Fantasy 16, PlayStation increasing PlayStation Plus prices, and Volition being closed down. 00:00 - Intro 00:36 - Baldur's Gate 3 Final Thoughts 03:23 - Starfield Review 20:53 - Can Redfall Get Good? 26:34 - Final Fantasy 16 Updates 29:06 - PlayStation Plus Price Increases 36:39 - Volition Closing Down 42:32 - What Is Your Favourite Video Game Soundtrack? 46:54 - What The Wiki?! 51:32 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE REVIEWS: Starfield - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/xbox-series-x-reviews/2023/09/04/starfield-review/ Baldur's Gate 3 - https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/09/05/baldurs-gate-3-review-pc-ps5-an-achievement-of-monumental-proportions/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox #baldursgate3

52:51

5 Sep 23

Does The Xbox Series S Hold Back Games? - The Press Start Podcast

Baldur's Gate 3 is coming to Xbox after all, leaving us wondering "is the Xbox Series S a hindrance?" We've also got the Plucky Squire, Skull & Bones and Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden previews to discuss, and we weigh in on the Switch surpassing the Wii in sales, Dragon Age: Dreadwolf's internal delays and react to the full reveal of the PlayStation Portal. 00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Y3000 Coca-Cola Review 02:59 - Plucky Squire Preview 04:57 - Skull & Bones Preview 09:30 - Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden Review 13:01 - PlayStation Portal Reactions 19:57 - Dragon Age: Dreadwolf Developer Delays 27:04 - Xbox Series S Holding Back Games? 39:34 - Nintendo Switch Surpasses Wii Sales 47:06 - Are You Excited For The Fallout TV Show? 48:42 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE PREVIEWS: Plucky Squire Preview - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/08/26/the-plucky-squire-preview-a-clever-and-colourful-caper/ Skull & Bones Preview - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/08/28/skull-and-bones-hands-on-preview/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox #baldursgate3

Does The Xbox Series S Hold Back Games? - The Press Start Podcast

Baldur's Gate 3 is coming to Xbox after all, leaving us wondering "is the Xbox Series S a hindrance?" We've also got the Plucky Squire, Skull & Bones and Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden previews to discuss, and we weigh in on the Switch surpassing the Wii in sales, Dragon Age: Dreadwolf's internal delays and react to the full reveal of the PlayStation Portal. 00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Y3000 Coca-Cola Review 02:59 - Plucky Squire Preview 04:57 - Skull & Bones Preview 09:30 - Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden Review 13:01 - PlayStation Portal Reactions 19:57 - Dragon Age: Dreadwolf Developer Delays 27:04 - Xbox Series S Holding Back Games? 39:34 - Nintendo Switch Surpasses Wii Sales 47:06 - Are You Excited For The Fallout TV Show? 48:42 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE PREVIEWS: Plucky Squire Preview - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/08/26/the-plucky-squire-preview-a-clever-and-colourful-caper/ Skull & Bones Preview - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/08/28/skull-and-bones-hands-on-preview/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox #baldursgate3

57:01

29 Aug 23

Armored Core 6, Immortals of Aveum And Gamescom Opening Night Live - The Press Start Podcast

As the games start hitting, James shares his reviews of Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon and Immortals of Aveum, and Kieron his review of Fort Solis. We also discuss Little Nightmares 3, newly revealed at Gamescom's Opening Night Live. Of course, we address the rumoured cast of a reported Jak & Daxter live-action film adaptation too. 02:13 - Gamescom's Opening Night Live 09:28 - Little Nightmares 3 Preview 16:06 - Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon Review 25:22 - Fort Solis Review 30:08 - Immortals of Aveum Review 40:33 - Jake & Daxter Casting Rumours 46:43 - Who's Replacing Charles Martinet? 49:19 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE REVIEWS: Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/pc-reviews/2023/08/24/armored-core-6-review/ Immortals of Aveum - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/xbox-series-x-reviews/2023/08/22/immortals-of-aveum-review/ Fort Solis Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/08/23/fort-solis-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation #fromsoftware #armoredcore6

Armored Core 6, Immortals of Aveum And Gamescom Opening Night Live - The Press Start Podcast

As the games start hitting, James shares his reviews of Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon and Immortals of Aveum, and Kieron his review of Fort Solis. We also discuss Little Nightmares 3, newly revealed at Gamescom's Opening Night Live. Of course, we address the rumoured cast of a reported Jak & Daxter live-action film adaptation too. 02:13 - Gamescom's Opening Night Live 09:28 - Little Nightmares 3 Preview 16:06 - Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon Review 25:22 - Fort Solis Review 30:08 - Immortals of Aveum Review 40:33 - Jake & Daxter Casting Rumours 46:43 - Who's Replacing Charles Martinet? 49:19 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE REVIEWS: Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/pc-reviews/2023/08/24/armored-core-6-review/ Immortals of Aveum - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/xbox-series-x-reviews/2023/08/22/immortals-of-aveum-review/ Fort Solis Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/08/23/fort-solis-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation #fromsoftware #armoredcore6

01:00:29

23 Aug 23

Has Baldur’s Gate 3 Set Too High A Standard - The Press Start Podcast

We debate whether or not Baldur's Gate 3 should be treated as the new benchmark for RPGs, discuss the alleged video leak of a new PS5 model, assess the official announcement of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin, and try to understand why the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2023) is a full-price release despite initially intended as an expansion. 00:00 - Intro 00:33 - Has Baldur's Gate 3 Set Too High A Standard? 12:59 - New PS5 Model? 19:56 - TMNT: The Last Ronin 24:39 - What's Wrong With The New Call Of Duty?  37:13 - Will You Play Assassin's Creed Mirage? 41:35 - What The Wiki?! 53:17 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE NEWS: Activision Has Confirmed That COD: Modern Warfare 3 Is A Full-Priced Premium Release  - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/08/15/activision-has-confirmed-that-cod-modern-warfare-3-is-a-full-priced-premium-release/ Assassin's Creed Mirage Has Gone Gold And Had Its Release Date Moved Up By A Week - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/08/15/assassins-creed-mirage-has-gone-gold-and-had-its-release-date-moved-up-by-a-week/ A Video Of The Alleged New PS5 Model Has Been Shared By An Aussie Developer - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/08/12/a-video-of-the-alleged-new-ps5-model-has-been-shared-by-an-aussie-developer/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playsation

Has Baldur’s Gate 3 Set Too High A Standard - The Press Start Podcast

We debate whether or not Baldur's Gate 3 should be treated as the new benchmark for RPGs, discuss the alleged video leak of a new PS5 model, assess the official announcement of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin, and try to understand why the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2023) is a full-price release despite initially intended as an expansion. 00:00 - Intro 00:33 - Has Baldur's Gate 3 Set Too High A Standard? 12:59 - New PS5 Model? 19:56 - TMNT: The Last Ronin 24:39 - What's Wrong With The New Call Of Duty?  37:13 - Will You Play Assassin's Creed Mirage? 41:35 - What The Wiki?! 53:17 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE NEWS: Activision Has Confirmed That COD: Modern Warfare 3 Is A Full-Priced Premium Release  - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/08/15/activision-has-confirmed-that-cod-modern-warfare-3-is-a-full-priced-premium-release/ Assassin's Creed Mirage Has Gone Gold And Had Its Release Date Moved Up By A Week - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/08/15/assassins-creed-mirage-has-gone-gold-and-had-its-release-date-moved-up-by-a-week/ A Video Of The Alleged New PS5 Model Has Been Shared By An Aussie Developer - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/08/12/a-video-of-the-alleged-new-ps5-model-has-been-shared-by-an-aussie-developer/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playsation

54:35

15 Aug 23

Nintendo's Patents And The Red Dead Redemption Re-Release Kinda Sucks - The Press Start Podcast

This week, we discuss patents ruining game development and the importance of backwards compatibility, react to the Pokemon Presents announcements and the news Red Dead Redemption is getting re-released, and review Stray Gods and the Gran Turismo movie. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Gran Turismo Review 02:52 - Stray Gods Review 08:10 - Pokemon Presents Reactions 12:30 - Nintendo Patents Zelda Game Mechanics 21:22 - Is Backwards Compatability Essential? 24:31 - Red Dead Redemption Re-Releases 31:08 - Could GTA 6 Be A Year Away? 32:25 - Will You Play Modern Warfare 3? 33:09 - What The Wiki?! 38:22 - Outro  The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE NEWS & REVIEWS: Stray Gods Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/pc-reviews/2023/08/10/stray-gods-the-roleplaying-musical-review-a-pitchy-performance/ Nintendo Patents - https://press-start.com.au/news/nintendo/2023/08/10/nintendo-has-patented-a-bunch-of-zelda-tears-of-the-kingdoms-mechanics-including-its-loading-screens/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

Nintendo's Patents And The Red Dead Redemption Re-Release Kinda Sucks - The Press Start Podcast

This week, we discuss patents ruining game development and the importance of backwards compatibility, react to the Pokemon Presents announcements and the news Red Dead Redemption is getting re-released, and review Stray Gods and the Gran Turismo movie. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Gran Turismo Review 02:52 - Stray Gods Review 08:10 - Pokemon Presents Reactions 12:30 - Nintendo Patents Zelda Game Mechanics 21:22 - Is Backwards Compatability Essential? 24:31 - Red Dead Redemption Re-Releases 31:08 - Could GTA 6 Be A Year Away? 32:25 - Will You Play Modern Warfare 3? 33:09 - What The Wiki?! 38:22 - Outro  The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE NEWS & REVIEWS: Stray Gods Review - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/pc-reviews/2023/08/10/stray-gods-the-roleplaying-musical-review-a-pitchy-performance/ Nintendo Patents - https://press-start.com.au/news/nintendo/2023/08/10/nintendo-has-patented-a-bunch-of-zelda-tears-of-the-kingdoms-mechanics-including-its-loading-screens/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

40:18

10 Aug 23

New Nintendo Console Rumours And Disney Illusion Island Review - The Press Start Podcast

With James in the hosting chair, the team discuss Final Fantasy 14 Coming to Xbox, Brodie's Venba review, Kieron's Disney Illusion Island review, the rumours of a new Nintendo console (again), Ubisoft reportedly cancelling a sequel to Immortals Fenyx Rising, and Oblivion potentially getting a remake. 00:00 - Intro 01:46 - Final Fantasy XIV Coming to Xbox 03:09 - Venba Review 07:32 - Disney Illusion Island Review 12:22 - New Nintendo Console Rumours 25:42 - Ubisoft Reportedly Cancelled Immortals Fenyx Rising Sequel 29:16 - Oblivion Remake Rumors 33:11 - Games for Shannon 36:45 - Rapid Fire Question 40:08 - What the Wiki?!  47:22 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: Venba - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/pc-reviews/2023/07/31/venba-review-food-for-the-soul/ Disney Illusion Island - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/nintendo-switch/2023/07/27/disney-illusion-island-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

New Nintendo Console Rumours And Disney Illusion Island Review - The Press Start Podcast

With James in the hosting chair, the team discuss Final Fantasy 14 Coming to Xbox, Brodie's Venba review, Kieron's Disney Illusion Island review, the rumours of a new Nintendo console (again), Ubisoft reportedly cancelling a sequel to Immortals Fenyx Rising, and Oblivion potentially getting a remake. 00:00 - Intro 01:46 - Final Fantasy XIV Coming to Xbox 03:09 - Venba Review 07:32 - Disney Illusion Island Review 12:22 - New Nintendo Console Rumours 25:42 - Ubisoft Reportedly Cancelled Immortals Fenyx Rising Sequel 29:16 - Oblivion Remake Rumors 33:11 - Games for Shannon 36:45 - Rapid Fire Question 40:08 - What the Wiki?!  47:22 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEWS: Venba - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/pc-reviews/2023/07/31/venba-review-food-for-the-soul/ Disney Illusion Island - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/nintendo-switch/2023/07/27/disney-illusion-island-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintendo

48:51

2 Aug 23

Armored Core 6 Fires Of Rubicon Hands-On Preview - The Press Start Podcast

We're lucky to have James W join the show having gone hands-on with FromSoftware's upcoming Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon to explain how the game brings the franchise to new Soulslike fans. Insomniac also have an unannounced game in the works that's got our minds racing, and Ewan concedes that some rather interesting Mortal Kombat characters have been revealed. 00:00 - Intro 00:54 - Twisted Metal TV Show Preview 04:30 - Armored Core 6 Fires of Rubicon Hands-On Preview 22:21 - Insomniac's Unannounced Game 28:05 - Mortal Kombat 1's New Characters 33:11 - What Scent Do You Wish Your Controller Smelt Like? 38:05 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE PREVIEWS: Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/07/26/armored-core-vi-fires-of-rubicon-hands-on-preview-an-exciting-return-to-from/ Twisted Metal - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/07/25/twisted-metal-series-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast#playstation #xbox #nintento #fromsoftware #armoredcore6 

Armored Core 6 Fires Of Rubicon Hands-On Preview - The Press Start Podcast

We're lucky to have James W join the show having gone hands-on with FromSoftware's upcoming Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon to explain how the game brings the franchise to new Soulslike fans. Insomniac also have an unannounced game in the works that's got our minds racing, and Ewan concedes that some rather interesting Mortal Kombat characters have been revealed. 00:00 - Intro 00:54 - Twisted Metal TV Show Preview 04:30 - Armored Core 6 Fires of Rubicon Hands-On Preview 22:21 - Insomniac's Unannounced Game 28:05 - Mortal Kombat 1's New Characters 33:11 - What Scent Do You Wish Your Controller Smelt Like? 38:05 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE PREVIEWS: Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon - https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/07/26/armored-core-vi-fires-of-rubicon-hands-on-preview-an-exciting-return-to-from/ Twisted Metal - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/07/25/twisted-metal-series-review/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast#playstation #xbox #nintento #fromsoftware #armoredcore6 

46:59

25 Jul 23

Why You Should Still Give Exoprimal A Chance - The Press Start Podcast

After a week off we've got a stack of games to review including Exoprimal, Viewfinder and Pikmin 4! Shannon also previews EA Sports FC 24 (not to be confused with FIFA 24) and we try to figure out what's next for Xbox after they win their case against the FTC.  00:00 - Ewan Gets A Prediction Right 02:58 - Exoprimal Review 13:35 - Viewfinder Review 19:05 - EA Sports FC 24 Preview 25:03 - Pikmin 4 Review 34:09 - Xbox Wins FTC Challenge 46:59 - Rapid Fire Question 50:04 - What The Wiki?! 59:25 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE REVIEWS/PREVIEWS: Exoprimal - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/xbox-series-x-reviews/2023/07/16/exoprimal-review-dont-call-it-a-dino-crisis/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintento #playstation #xbox #viewfinder #pikmin4 #exoprimal #easportsfc #fifa  #pokemon 

Why You Should Still Give Exoprimal A Chance - The Press Start Podcast

After a week off we've got a stack of games to review including Exoprimal, Viewfinder and Pikmin 4! Shannon also previews EA Sports FC 24 (not to be confused with FIFA 24) and we try to figure out what's next for Xbox after they win their case against the FTC.  00:00 - Ewan Gets A Prediction Right 02:58 - Exoprimal Review 13:35 - Viewfinder Review 19:05 - EA Sports FC 24 Preview 25:03 - Pikmin 4 Review 34:09 - Xbox Wins FTC Challenge 46:59 - Rapid Fire Question 50:04 - What The Wiki?! 59:25 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE REVIEWS/PREVIEWS: Exoprimal - https://press-start.com.au/reviews/xbox-series-x-reviews/2023/07/16/exoprimal-review-dont-call-it-a-dino-crisis/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #nintento #playstation #xbox #viewfinder #pikmin4 #exoprimal #easportsfc #fifa  #pokemon 

01:01:00

19 Jul 23

Our Game Of The Year So Far 2023 - The Press Start Podcast

Six months in, we debate the Game of the Year so far in 2023. James also shares his preview of Pikmin 4 and we dissect the latest news emerging from the legal proceedings surrounding the Xbox/Activision-Blizzard acquisition. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Should There Be A New Banjo-Kazooie? 02:05 - Pikmin 4 Preview 11:22 - Our Game Of The Year So Far 23:32 - Microsoft CEO On Exclusive Games 36:13 - Call Of Duty Earns PlayStation Mega Bucks 40:12 - PlayStation Games Are Expensive  45:10 - Rapid Fire Question 50:16 - What The Wiki?! 59:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE NEWS: All Of The Best-Rated Games Released In 2023 So Far - https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/06/27/all-of-the-best-rated-games-released-in-2023-so-far/ The Biggest Games Coming Out In The Second Half Of 2023 - https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/07/03/the-biggest-games-coming-out-in-the-second-half-of-2023/ The Pikmin 4 Demo Is Out Now - https://press-start.com.au/news/nintendo/2023/06/29/the-pikmin-4-demo-is-out-now-alongside-a-new-deep-dive-trailer/ Microsoft's CEO Wants To Get Rid Of Console Exclusives - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/29/microsofts-ceo-wants-to-get-rid-of-console-exclusives-entirely/ Sony Accidentally Revealed Some Of Its PlayStation Exclusive Development Costs And They're Huge  - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/06/29/sony-accidentally-revealed-some-of-its-aaa-game-development-costs-and-theyre-huge/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

Our Game Of The Year So Far 2023 - The Press Start Podcast

Six months in, we debate the Game of the Year so far in 2023. James also shares his preview of Pikmin 4 and we dissect the latest news emerging from the legal proceedings surrounding the Xbox/Activision-Blizzard acquisition. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Should There Be A New Banjo-Kazooie? 02:05 - Pikmin 4 Preview 11:22 - Our Game Of The Year So Far 23:32 - Microsoft CEO On Exclusive Games 36:13 - Call Of Duty Earns PlayStation Mega Bucks 40:12 - PlayStation Games Are Expensive  45:10 - Rapid Fire Question 50:16 - What The Wiki?! 59:42 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE NEWS: All Of The Best-Rated Games Released In 2023 So Far - https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/06/27/all-of-the-best-rated-games-released-in-2023-so-far/ The Biggest Games Coming Out In The Second Half Of 2023 - https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/07/03/the-biggest-games-coming-out-in-the-second-half-of-2023/ The Pikmin 4 Demo Is Out Now - https://press-start.com.au/news/nintendo/2023/06/29/the-pikmin-4-demo-is-out-now-alongside-a-new-deep-dive-trailer/ Microsoft's CEO Wants To Get Rid Of Console Exclusives - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/29/microsofts-ceo-wants-to-get-rid-of-console-exclusives-entirely/ Sony Accidentally Revealed Some Of Its PlayStation Exclusive Development Costs And They're Huge  - https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2023/06/29/sony-accidentally-revealed-some-of-its-aaa-game-development-costs-and-theyre-huge/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #playstation

01:01:18

4 Jul 23

Xbox Loses The Console War But Nintendo Announces New Mario Games - The Press Start Podcast

Loads of Nintendo and Xbox news to discuss this week! A bunch of new games, including Super Mario Bros. Wonder and Super Mario RPG, were announced in the Nintendo Direct last week. Xbox revealed a bunch during early court proceedings fighting the FTC's block of the Activision Blizzard merger. We tackle Xbox exclusivity, the long-term viability of Game Pass and answer the question: has Xbox really lost the console war? 00:00 - Intro 05:15 - Nintendo Direct Reactions 21:05 - Has Xbox Lost the Console Wars? 27:39 - When Do Next-Gen Consoles Release? 31:23 - Call of Duty Xbox Exclusive 32:25 - Indiana Jones Xbox Exclusive 38:29 - Elder Scrolls 6 Is Not Coming Out For Another 5 Years 44:36 - What Game's Been The Biggest Disappointment This Year? 49:42 - What The Wiki?! 53:18 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE NEWS: Everything Announced at the June 2023 Nintendo Direct - https://press-start.com.au/news/nintendo/2023/06/22/everything-announced-at-the-june-2023-nintendo-direct/ Microsoft Has Claimed That It's Already Lost The Console Wars - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/23/microsoft-has-told-courts-that-it-reckons-its-lost-the-console-wars/ Microsoft Reckons The Next Console Generation Will Kick Off In 2028 - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/23/microsoft-reckons-the-next-console-generation-will-kick-off-in-2028/ MachineGames' Indiana Jones Game Has Been Confirmed As Xbox And PC Exclusive - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/23/machinegames-indiana-jones-game-has-been-confirmed-as-xbox-and-pc-exclusive/ Phil Spencer Says The Elder Scrolls 6 Is Still At Least Five Years Away - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/26/phil-spencer-says-the-elder-scrolls-6-is-still-at-least-five-years-away/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

Xbox Loses The Console War But Nintendo Announces New Mario Games - The Press Start Podcast

Loads of Nintendo and Xbox news to discuss this week! A bunch of new games, including Super Mario Bros. Wonder and Super Mario RPG, were announced in the Nintendo Direct last week. Xbox revealed a bunch during early court proceedings fighting the FTC's block of the Activision Blizzard merger. We tackle Xbox exclusivity, the long-term viability of Game Pass and answer the question: has Xbox really lost the console war? 00:00 - Intro 05:15 - Nintendo Direct Reactions 21:05 - Has Xbox Lost the Console Wars? 27:39 - When Do Next-Gen Consoles Release? 31:23 - Call of Duty Xbox Exclusive 32:25 - Indiana Jones Xbox Exclusive 38:29 - Elder Scrolls 6 Is Not Coming Out For Another 5 Years 44:36 - What Game's Been The Biggest Disappointment This Year? 49:42 - What The Wiki?! 53:18 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ ALL THE NEWS: Everything Announced at the June 2023 Nintendo Direct - https://press-start.com.au/news/nintendo/2023/06/22/everything-announced-at-the-june-2023-nintendo-direct/ Microsoft Has Claimed That It's Already Lost The Console Wars - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/23/microsoft-has-told-courts-that-it-reckons-its-lost-the-console-wars/ Microsoft Reckons The Next Console Generation Will Kick Off In 2028 - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/23/microsoft-reckons-the-next-console-generation-will-kick-off-in-2028/ MachineGames' Indiana Jones Game Has Been Confirmed As Xbox And PC Exclusive - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/23/machinegames-indiana-jones-game-has-been-confirmed-as-xbox-and-pc-exclusive/ Phil Spencer Says The Elder Scrolls 6 Is Still At Least Five Years Away - https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/26/phil-spencer-says-the-elder-scrolls-6-is-still-at-least-five-years-away/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #xbox

54:27

27 Jun 23

Final Fantasy 16 Review And Our Summer Game Fest Previews - The Press Start Podcast

2023 continues to deliver. Final Fantasy XVI is upon us and we've beaten it. Harry shares his review with James and Kieron weighing in too. Brodie's back from Summer Game Fest to talk about the games he saw behind closed doors.  00:00 - Intro 00:48 - Final Fantasy 16 Review 23:26 - Summer Game Fest 24:33 - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Preview 26:41 - Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Preview 29:32 - Cocoon Preview 31:44 - Armoured Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Preview 34:48 - Alan Wake 2 Preview 41:21 - Demos We've Been Playing 42:25 - Wood & Weather Demo 43:32 - Lies of P Demo 44:41 - Who Do We Want Kojima To Work With If Not Nicholas Cage? 48:40 - What the Wiki?! 53:23 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEW: Final Fantasy XVI Review – An Eikonic Achievement: https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/06/22/final-fantasy-xvi-review/ READ OUR PREVIEWS Star Wars Outlaws: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/star-wars-outlaws-preview-the-scoundrel-story-weve-been-waiting-for/ Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/avatar-frontiers-of-pandora-preview-an-epic-trip-back-to-pandora/ The Crew Motorfest: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/the-crew-motorfest-hands-on-preview-car-culture-club/ Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/prince-of-persia-the-lost-crown-hands-on-preview-the-fresh-prince/ Cocoon: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/11/cocoon-hands-on-preview-a-world-hopping-adventure/ Mortal Kombat 1: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/11/mortal-kombat-1-hands-on-preview-a-toasty-new-beginning/ Alan Wake 2: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/10/alan-wake-2-preview-the-saga-continues/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #finalfantasyxiv 

Final Fantasy 16 Review And Our Summer Game Fest Previews - The Press Start Podcast

2023 continues to deliver. Final Fantasy XVI is upon us and we've beaten it. Harry shares his review with James and Kieron weighing in too. Brodie's back from Summer Game Fest to talk about the games he saw behind closed doors.  00:00 - Intro 00:48 - Final Fantasy 16 Review 23:26 - Summer Game Fest 24:33 - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Preview 26:41 - Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Preview 29:32 - Cocoon Preview 31:44 - Armoured Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Preview 34:48 - Alan Wake 2 Preview 41:21 - Demos We've Been Playing 42:25 - Wood & Weather Demo 43:32 - Lies of P Demo 44:41 - Who Do We Want Kojima To Work With If Not Nicholas Cage? 48:40 - What the Wiki?! 53:23 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast.  READ THE REVIEW: Final Fantasy XVI Review – An Eikonic Achievement: https://press-start.com.au/reviews/ps5-reviews/2023/06/22/final-fantasy-xvi-review/ READ OUR PREVIEWS Star Wars Outlaws: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/star-wars-outlaws-preview-the-scoundrel-story-weve-been-waiting-for/ Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/avatar-frontiers-of-pandora-preview-an-epic-trip-back-to-pandora/ The Crew Motorfest: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/the-crew-motorfest-hands-on-preview-car-culture-club/ Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/prince-of-persia-the-lost-crown-hands-on-preview-the-fresh-prince/ Cocoon: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/11/cocoon-hands-on-preview-a-world-hopping-adventure/ Mortal Kombat 1: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/11/mortal-kombat-1-hands-on-preview-a-toasty-new-beginning/ Alan Wake 2: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/10/alan-wake-2-preview-the-saga-continues/ SUBSCRIBE LiSTNR: https://play.listnr.com/podcast/the-press-start-podcast For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected] #gaming #podcast #finalfantasyxiv 

55:13

21 Jun 23

Our Thoughts On The Xbox Showcase And Ubisoft Forward

After a big weekend of new video game announcements, we unpack all the big reveals from the Xbox Showcase, Ubisoft Forward and Capcom Showcase, including Starfield, Star Wars Outlaws, Fable, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, Avowed, Assassin's Creed Mirage, Forza Motorsport, The Crew Motorfest and more! 00:00 - Intro 01:13 - Xbox Showcase 17:10 - Ubisoft Forward 31:30 - Capcom Showcase 39:08 - Anything Else? 42:59 - Starfield Only 30 FPS 50:20 - What's Your Most Anticipated Game? 53:10 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. CHECK OUT ALL THE ANNOUNCEMENTS Xbox: https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/12/everything-announced-at-the-xbox-games-showcase-2023/ Ubisoft: https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/06/13/everything-announced-at-ubisoft-forward-2023/ Capcom: https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/06/13/all-of-the-capcom-showcase-2023-announcements/ READ OUR PREVIEWS Star Wars Outlaws: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/star-wars-outlaws-preview-the-scoundrel-story-weve-been-waiting-for/ Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/avatar-frontiers-of-pandora-preview-an-epic-trip-back-to-pandora/ The Crew Motorfest: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/the-crew-motorfest-hands-on-preview-car-culture-club/ Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/prince-of-persia-the-lost-crown-hands-on-preview-the-fresh-prince/ Cocoon: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/11/cocoon-hands-on-preview-a-world-hopping-adventure/ Mortal Kombat 1: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/11/mortal-kombat-1-hands-on-preview-a-toasty-new-beginning/ Alan Wake 2: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/10/alan-wake-2-preview-the-saga-continues/ For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected]

Our Thoughts On The Xbox Showcase And Ubisoft Forward

After a big weekend of new video game announcements, we unpack all the big reveals from the Xbox Showcase, Ubisoft Forward and Capcom Showcase, including Starfield, Star Wars Outlaws, Fable, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, Avowed, Assassin's Creed Mirage, Forza Motorsport, The Crew Motorfest and more! 00:00 - Intro 01:13 - Xbox Showcase 17:10 - Ubisoft Forward 31:30 - Capcom Showcase 39:08 - Anything Else? 42:59 - Starfield Only 30 FPS 50:20 - What's Your Most Anticipated Game? 53:10 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. CHECK OUT ALL THE ANNOUNCEMENTS Xbox: https://press-start.com.au/news/xbox/2023/06/12/everything-announced-at-the-xbox-games-showcase-2023/ Ubisoft: https://press-start.com.au/features/2023/06/13/everything-announced-at-ubisoft-forward-2023/ Capcom: https://press-start.com.au/news/2023/06/13/all-of-the-capcom-showcase-2023-announcements/ READ OUR PREVIEWS Star Wars Outlaws: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/star-wars-outlaws-preview-the-scoundrel-story-weve-been-waiting-for/ Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/avatar-frontiers-of-pandora-preview-an-epic-trip-back-to-pandora/ The Crew Motorfest: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/the-crew-motorfest-hands-on-preview-car-culture-club/ Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/13/prince-of-persia-the-lost-crown-hands-on-preview-the-fresh-prince/ Cocoon: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/11/cocoon-hands-on-preview-a-world-hopping-adventure/ Mortal Kombat 1: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/11/mortal-kombat-1-hands-on-preview-a-toasty-new-beginning/ Alan Wake 2: https://press-start.com.au/previews/2023/06/10/alan-wake-2-preview-the-saga-continues/ For more gaming news, reviews & more visit https://www.press-start.com.au SUBSCRIBE | https://goo.gl/i9FGAx FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected]

58:39

13 Jun 23

We React To The Summer Game Fest Showcase

In a special bonus episode of The Press Start Podcast, we react to all the announcements from the Summer Game Fest Showcase.

We React To The Summer Game Fest Showcase

In a special bonus episode of The Press Start Podcast, we react to all the announcements from the Summer Game Fest Showcase.

26:02

9 Jun 23

Our Summer Game Fest Predictions

E3 is no more but from the ashes rises Summer Game Fest. Kicking off this weekend, there are sure to be tonnes of exciting announcements. We share some of our predictions for what will be shown during the showcase, react to the Silent Hill: Ascension trailer, quiz Shannon of Apple's new Vision Pro headset (and Meta's Quest 3), and delve deeper into Redfall's woes. 00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Spider-Man 2 Interview 02:54 - Silent Hill: Ascension Trailer Reaction 10:47 - Summer Game Fest Predictions 23:55 - Redfall Devs Wanted The Game Cancelled 31:31 - Apple's Vision Pro and Meta's Quest 3 43:09 - What Resident Evil Game Should Be Remade Next? 45:49 - What The Wiki?!

Our Summer Game Fest Predictions

E3 is no more but from the ashes rises Summer Game Fest. Kicking off this weekend, there are sure to be tonnes of exciting announcements. We share some of our predictions for what will be shown during the showcase, react to the Silent Hill: Ascension trailer, quiz Shannon of Apple's new Vision Pro headset (and Meta's Quest 3), and delve deeper into Redfall's woes. 00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Spider-Man 2 Interview 02:54 - Silent Hill: Ascension Trailer Reaction 10:47 - Summer Game Fest Predictions 23:55 - Redfall Devs Wanted The Game Cancelled 31:31 - Apple's Vision Pro and Meta's Quest 3 43:09 - What Resident Evil Game Should Be Remade Next? 45:49 - What The Wiki?!

52:48

5 Jun 23

Diablo 4 And Street Fighter 6 Review

Harry joins the show to share his review of Diablo 4 and James, his review of Street Fighter 6. We also react to Gollum's poor reviews and the news The Last of Us's multiplayer game, Factions (or whatever it ends up being called), but still be a while away. 00:00 - Intro 00:45 - Diablo IV Review 11:42  - Street Fighter 6 Review 21:56 - Gollum Review Reactions 28:11 - The Last of Us Factions Updates 35:33 - What Game Disappointed You The Most? 39:38 - What the Wiki?!

Diablo 4 And Street Fighter 6 Review

Harry joins the show to share his review of Diablo 4 and James, his review of Street Fighter 6. We also react to Gollum's poor reviews and the news The Last of Us's multiplayer game, Factions (or whatever it ends up being called), but still be a while away. 00:00 - Intro 00:45 - Diablo IV Review 11:42  - Street Fighter 6 Review 21:56 - Gollum Review Reactions 28:11 - The Last of Us Factions Updates 35:33 - What Game Disappointed You The Most? 39:38 - What the Wiki?!

49:54

30 May 23

Reacting To The PlayStation Showcase And Handheld Announcement

Hot off the heels of the PlayStation Showcase, the team reacts to all the announcements and new trailers including Spider-Man 2, PlayStation Project Q, Alan Wake 2, Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater, Assassin's Creed Mirage, Fairgame$ and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:35 - PlayStation Showcase Impressions 09:12 - Spider-Man 2 New Trailer Reactions 12:54 - What Is PlayStation's New Handheld? 21:19 - Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater Remake Reactions 27:15 - Alan Wake 2 Trailer Breakdown 32:57 - Assassin's Creed Mirage Reveal Reaction 37:12 - Fairgame$ PlayStation's First Live-Service Game 40:56 - All The Other Games Announced At The PlayStation Showcase 45:47 - Mortal Kombat I Reaction 50:17 - Digital Or Physical Games Debate 56:13 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 

Reacting To The PlayStation Showcase And Handheld Announcement

Hot off the heels of the PlayStation Showcase, the team reacts to all the announcements and new trailers including Spider-Man 2, PlayStation Project Q, Alan Wake 2, Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater, Assassin's Creed Mirage, Fairgame$ and more! 00:00 - Intro 00:35 - PlayStation Showcase Impressions 09:12 - Spider-Man 2 New Trailer Reactions 12:54 - What Is PlayStation's New Handheld? 21:19 - Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater Remake Reactions 27:15 - Alan Wake 2 Trailer Breakdown 32:57 - Assassin's Creed Mirage Reveal Reaction 37:12 - Fairgame$ PlayStation's First Live-Service Game 40:56 - All The Other Games Announced At The PlayStation Showcase 45:47 - Mortal Kombat I Reaction 50:17 - Digital Or Physical Games Debate 56:13 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 

01:02:31

25 May 23

PlayStation Showcase Predictions & LEGO 2K Drive Review

A week out from a freshly announced PlayStation Showcase, we predict and anticipate what might be announced. Kieron shares his LEGO 2K Drive review, we reflect on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom a week on, react to Overwatch 2's PvE cancellation, and ask "is GTA 6 coming out next year?" 00:00 - Intro 00:32 - LEGO 2K Drive Review 06:47 - PlayStation Showcase Predictions 15:02 - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom A Week Later 20:47 - Reaction to Overwatch 2's PvE Cancellation 28:04 - Do We Finally Have A GTA 6's Release Date? 33:53 - What the Wiki?! 39:17 - Outro

PlayStation Showcase Predictions & LEGO 2K Drive Review

A week out from a freshly announced PlayStation Showcase, we predict and anticipate what might be announced. Kieron shares his LEGO 2K Drive review, we reflect on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom a week on, react to Overwatch 2's PvE cancellation, and ask "is GTA 6 coming out next year?" 00:00 - Intro 00:32 - LEGO 2K Drive Review 06:47 - PlayStation Showcase Predictions 15:02 - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom A Week Later 20:47 - Reaction to Overwatch 2's PvE Cancellation 28:04 - Do We Finally Have A GTA 6's Release Date? 33:53 - What the Wiki?! 39:17 - Outro

40:29

18 May 23

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Review

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is a masterpiece! James shares his 10/10 review of the latest Legend of Zelda series entry, sharing his thoughts on the new world, characters, puzzles, boss battles, gameplay mechanics, crafting and more! Brodie also shares his thoughts on AFL 23 and its bugs in his review of the game, and we react to the news of a new Game Freak game in development with Private Division. 00:00 - Intro 00:53 - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Review 24:42 - AFL 23 Review 37:24 - Game Freak's New Game Project Bloom 44:41 - Rapid Fire Question: The Gaming Industry's Hard-Truths 47:24 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Review

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is a masterpiece! James shares his 10/10 review of the latest Legend of Zelda series entry, sharing his thoughts on the new world, characters, puzzles, boss battles, gameplay mechanics, crafting and more! Brodie also shares his thoughts on AFL 23 and its bugs in his review of the game, and we react to the news of a new Game Freak game in development with Private Division. 00:00 - Intro 00:53 - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Review 24:42 - AFL 23 Review 37:24 - Game Freak's New Game Project Bloom 44:41 - Rapid Fire Question: The Gaming Industry's Hard-Truths 47:24 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 

55:41

11 May 23

Redfall Review: We've All Played It And Are Disappointed - The Press Start Podcast

It's rare we've all played a game together ahead of review, but we've all played Redfall and have thoughts. We discuss our Redfall review, our Star Wars Jedi: Survivor review, the AFL 23 delay, offer our Twisted Metal trailer reactions and Vampire Survivors TV shows. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Redfall Review 26:03 - Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Review 33:21 - AFL 23 Delay (Again) 36:48 - Does Xbox Make Game Publishing Harder? 40:45 - Twisted Metal TV Show Trailer Reactions  45:40 - Vampire Survivor TV Show News Reaction 47:53 - How Will Starfield Review? 50:04 - What The Wiki?!

Redfall Review: We've All Played It And Are Disappointed - The Press Start Podcast

It's rare we've all played a game together ahead of review, but we've all played Redfall and have thoughts. We discuss our Redfall review, our Star Wars Jedi: Survivor review, the AFL 23 delay, offer our Twisted Metal trailer reactions and Vampire Survivors TV shows. 00:00 - Intro 00:46 - Redfall Review 26:03 - Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Review 33:21 - AFL 23 Delay (Again) 36:48 - Does Xbox Make Game Publishing Harder? 40:45 - Twisted Metal TV Show Trailer Reactions  45:40 - Vampire Survivor TV Show News Reaction 47:53 - How Will Starfield Review? 50:04 - What The Wiki?!

56:57

2 May 23

Can Tears Of The Kingdom Really Improve On Breath Of The Wild?

Shannon's played The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and tries to reassure us it adds enough to feel fresh compared to Breath of the Wild. We also discuss the future of The Division, the next Horizon game and the hyper-realistic but controversial Unrecord. 00:30 - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Preview 16:57 - The Forest Update 18:17 - KarmaZoo Preview 21:01 - Nintendo Indie World Showcase 26:46 - The Future of The Division 38:14 - Horizon 3 Confirmed? 47:53 - Unrecord 55:15 - Rapid Fire Question 59:18 - What the Wiki?!

Can Tears Of The Kingdom Really Improve On Breath Of The Wild?

Shannon's played The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and tries to reassure us it adds enough to feel fresh compared to Breath of the Wild. We also discuss the future of The Division, the next Horizon game and the hyper-realistic but controversial Unrecord. 00:30 - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Preview 16:57 - The Forest Update 18:17 - KarmaZoo Preview 21:01 - Nintendo Indie World Showcase 26:46 - The Future of The Division 38:14 - Horizon 3 Confirmed? 47:53 - Unrecord 55:15 - Rapid Fire Question 59:18 - What the Wiki?!

01:06:34

26 Apr 23

Dead Island 2 Review And Redfall Only 30 FPS At Launch

The gang's been playing the long-awaited Dead Island 2 and is here to share their thoughts, also weighing in on SEGA's move to acquire Angry Birds creators, Rovio; Redfall not having a performance mode at launch; and the announcement of a standalone Quidditch game. Should it have been in Hogwarts Legacy, or is it right to be its own thing? 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - The Forest 04:14 - Dead Island 2 Review 18:52 - SEGA Buying Rovio 24:38 - Redfall Won't Have A 60 FPS Mode At Launch 36:46 - Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions 46:22 - Rapid Fire Question 49:53 - What the Wiki?!

Dead Island 2 Review And Redfall Only 30 FPS At Launch

The gang's been playing the long-awaited Dead Island 2 and is here to share their thoughts, also weighing in on SEGA's move to acquire Angry Birds creators, Rovio; Redfall not having a performance mode at launch; and the announcement of a standalone Quidditch game. Should it have been in Hogwarts Legacy, or is it right to be its own thing? 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - The Forest 04:14 - Dead Island 2 Review 18:52 - SEGA Buying Rovio 24:38 - Redfall Won't Have A 60 FPS Mode At Launch 36:46 - Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions 46:22 - Rapid Fire Question 49:53 - What the Wiki?!

57:26

18 Apr 23

Is A New PlayStation Handheld Coming Soon? - The Press Start Podcast

With the Mario movie breaking records and talk it might pick up an Oscar, the gang reflects on what's made it so successful. We also weigh in on the rumours of a new PlayStation handheld, speculating how it might work and what it'll cost as we ask "do we even want one?" Maybe if it was the PS Vita 2... EA Sports FC — the continuation of the FIFA series now the license has been dropped — was also revealed this week, as was news AFL 23 has been delayed. James has reviewed Ghostwire Tokyo: A Spider's Thread, and Brodie, Tron Identity. 00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Mario Movie Breaking Records 09:21 - New PlayStation Handheld Rumoured 22:09 - EA Sports FC Revealed 26:37 - AFL 23 Delayed 33:51 - Ghostwire Tokyo: A Spider's Thread Review 44:42 - Tron Identity Review 45:57 - Rapid Fire Question 50:35 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected]

Is A New PlayStation Handheld Coming Soon? - The Press Start Podcast

With the Mario movie breaking records and talk it might pick up an Oscar, the gang reflects on what's made it so successful. We also weigh in on the rumours of a new PlayStation handheld, speculating how it might work and what it'll cost as we ask "do we even want one?" Maybe if it was the PS Vita 2... EA Sports FC — the continuation of the FIFA series now the license has been dropped — was also revealed this week, as was news AFL 23 has been delayed. James has reviewed Ghostwire Tokyo: A Spider's Thread, and Brodie, Tron Identity. 00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Mario Movie Breaking Records 09:21 - New PlayStation Handheld Rumoured 22:09 - EA Sports FC Revealed 26:37 - AFL 23 Delayed 33:51 - Ghostwire Tokyo: A Spider's Thread Review 44:42 - Tron Identity Review 45:57 - Rapid Fire Question 50:35 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. FOLLOW US | @pressstartau Contact us at [email protected]

59:14

11 Apr 23

We've Seen The Mario Movie And Played Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Kieron's seen the Super Mario Bros. Movie and shares his thoughts. James joins the show to share his preview of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. We weigh in on E3's cancellation, the Australian Government coming after loot boxes, and the latest Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom gameplay.  Apologies for Ewan sounding a bit funky. We had an audio hiccup, and relied upon some audio-enhancing AI to clean it up, but we know it makes him sound a little weird. 00:00 - Intro 01:53 - Super Mario Bros. Movie Review 09:52 - Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Preview 22:47 - E3 2023 Is Cancelled 32:20 - Loot Boxes Changes Australian Video Game Classifications 41:47 - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom 51:01 - The Last of Us Part I PC Glitches 52:16 - Rapid Fire Question 53:31 - What The Wiki?!

We've Seen The Mario Movie And Played Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Kieron's seen the Super Mario Bros. Movie and shares his thoughts. James joins the show to share his preview of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. We weigh in on E3's cancellation, the Australian Government coming after loot boxes, and the latest Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom gameplay.  Apologies for Ewan sounding a bit funky. We had an audio hiccup, and relied upon some audio-enhancing AI to clean it up, but we know it makes him sound a little weird. 00:00 - Intro 01:53 - Super Mario Bros. Movie Review 09:52 - Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Preview 22:47 - E3 2023 Is Cancelled 32:20 - Loot Boxes Changes Australian Video Game Classifications 41:47 - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom 51:01 - The Last of Us Part I PC Glitches 52:16 - Rapid Fire Question 53:31 - What The Wiki?!

59:09

4 Apr 23

Making Money On Fortnite And The MultiVersus Hiatus

Kicking things off, James reviews Lush's new Mario-themed bath and shower range. We then go on to review Dredge and Terra Nil, unpack the LEGO 2K Drive announcement, dissect the Unreal Editor for Fortnite reveal, reflect on Multiversus going offline until next year, discuss the Resident Evil 4 remake getting extra content, and react to Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora screenshots leaking. 00:00 - Intro 00:34 - Mario x Lush 04:41 - Dredge Review 09:13 - Terra Nil Review 11:32 - LEGO 2K Drive Reactions 16:25 - Unreal Editor for Fortnite Explained 24:20 - Our Reaction to MultiVersus Going Offline 35:03 - Resident Evil 4 Remake DLC 43:13 - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Screenshots Leaked 47:15 - Do We Care About Ray-Tracing Still? 47:59 - Dark, Mature TMNT Game: What Would We Like To See Get The Same Treatment?  49:50 - What The Wiki?! 

Making Money On Fortnite And The MultiVersus Hiatus

Kicking things off, James reviews Lush's new Mario-themed bath and shower range. We then go on to review Dredge and Terra Nil, unpack the LEGO 2K Drive announcement, dissect the Unreal Editor for Fortnite reveal, reflect on Multiversus going offline until next year, discuss the Resident Evil 4 remake getting extra content, and react to Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora screenshots leaking. 00:00 - Intro 00:34 - Mario x Lush 04:41 - Dredge Review 09:13 - Terra Nil Review 11:32 - LEGO 2K Drive Reactions 16:25 - Unreal Editor for Fortnite Explained 24:20 - Our Reaction to MultiVersus Going Offline 35:03 - Resident Evil 4 Remake DLC 43:13 - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Screenshots Leaked 47:15 - Do We Care About Ray-Tracing Still? 47:59 - Dark, Mature TMNT Game: What Would We Like To See Get The Same Treatment?  49:50 - What The Wiki?! 

53:00

28 Mar 23

Did You Know Netflix Has Some Good Games?

On this week's episode, the gang reflect on Lance Reddick's contribution to video games, reviews Tchia, discovers the games available on Netflix, ponders as to why Starfield got rated R18+ here in Australia, and discusses LEGO's newest foray into games. 00:00 - Outro 00:30 - Lance Reddick's Contribution to Video Games 03:21 - Tchia Review 07:16 - Netflix Games and Zack Snyder's RPG 17:12 - Starfield Rated R18+ in Australia 22:00 - LEGO 2K Drivers 29:17 - Rapid Fire Question 32:23 - What the Wiki?! 36:11 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 

Did You Know Netflix Has Some Good Games?

On this week's episode, the gang reflect on Lance Reddick's contribution to video games, reviews Tchia, discovers the games available on Netflix, ponders as to why Starfield got rated R18+ here in Australia, and discusses LEGO's newest foray into games. 00:00 - Outro 00:30 - Lance Reddick's Contribution to Video Games 03:21 - Tchia Review 07:16 - Netflix Games and Zack Snyder's RPG 17:12 - Starfield Rated R18+ in Australia 22:00 - LEGO 2K Drivers 29:17 - Rapid Fire Question 32:23 - What the Wiki?! 36:11 - Outro The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 

37:17

22 Mar 23

Resident Evil 4 Is The Best Of The Remakes

In one of the more chaotic episodes this year, the gang reviews the Resident Evil 4 Remake and Before Your Eyes, discusses the delay of Starfield and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, and asks important questions like "do reviews still influence you?" and "what's your go-to gaming snack at the moment?" 00:00 - Intro 00:33 - Resident Evil 4 Remake Review 16:54 - Before Your Eyes Review 20:40 - The Last of Us HBO Series 30:18 - Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Delayed 35:06 - Starfield Delay and Xbox Showcase 44:35 - Do Video Game Reviews Still Matter? 48:48 - What's Your Go-To Gaming Snack at the Moment? 52:48 - What the Wiki?! 58:57 - Outro

Resident Evil 4 Is The Best Of The Remakes

In one of the more chaotic episodes this year, the gang reviews the Resident Evil 4 Remake and Before Your Eyes, discusses the delay of Starfield and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, and asks important questions like "do reviews still influence you?" and "what's your go-to gaming snack at the moment?" 00:00 - Intro 00:33 - Resident Evil 4 Remake Review 16:54 - Before Your Eyes Review 20:40 - The Last of Us HBO Series 30:18 - Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Delayed 35:06 - Starfield Delay and Xbox Showcase 44:35 - Do Video Game Reviews Still Matter? 48:48 - What's Your Go-To Gaming Snack at the Moment? 52:48 - What the Wiki?! 58:57 - Outro

01:00:43

17 Mar 23

Counter-Strike 2 Could Be Announced Soon But Might Not Be What You Think

The full squad assembles to discuss Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, Counter-Strike 2 potentially being announced soon, Metroid Fusion coming to Switch, Hogwarts Legacy getting delayed (again) for PS4 and Xbox One and our favourite novelty controllers. We also have one of the most mental rounds of What the Wiki so far this season. Don't forget, the podcast is available in full as a video version on our YouTube channel! 00:00 - Intro 00:34 - Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Impressions 07:21 - Counter-Strike 2 Reportedly Coming Soon 15:39 - Metroid Fusion Coming to Nintendo Switch 19:28 - Nintendo Switch's 6th Birthday 23:08 - Hogwarts Legacy Delayed for PS4/Xbox One (Again) 28:08 - The Wolf Among Us 2 Delayed 30:01 - Our Favourite Novelty Controllers 34:46 - What the Wiki?! 40:17 - Outro

Counter-Strike 2 Could Be Announced Soon But Might Not Be What You Think

The full squad assembles to discuss Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, Counter-Strike 2 potentially being announced soon, Metroid Fusion coming to Switch, Hogwarts Legacy getting delayed (again) for PS4 and Xbox One and our favourite novelty controllers. We also have one of the most mental rounds of What the Wiki so far this season. Don't forget, the podcast is available in full as a video version on our YouTube channel! 00:00 - Intro 00:34 - Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Impressions 07:21 - Counter-Strike 2 Reportedly Coming Soon 15:39 - Metroid Fusion Coming to Nintendo Switch 19:28 - Nintendo Switch's 6th Birthday 23:08 - Hogwarts Legacy Delayed for PS4/Xbox One (Again) 28:08 - The Wolf Among Us 2 Delayed 30:01 - Our Favourite Novelty Controllers 34:46 - What the Wiki?! 40:17 - Outro

41:40

7 Mar 23

Suicide Squad's Gameplay Trailer Has Us Worried

Suicide Squad's Gameplay Trailer Has Us Worried - The Press Start Podcast Right before we hit record on this episode of The Press Start Podcast, news breaks of Elden Ring getting an expansion. We react to that news, and PlayStation's State of Play, the new Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League gameplay, the Pokemon Day Direct, and more! 00:01:52 - An Elden Ring Expansion Is Coming 00:07:15 - PlayStation's State of Play 00:13:05 - Suicide Squad 00:25:08 - Pokemon Day Direct 00:30:20 - Rapid Fire Question 00:32:48 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 

Suicide Squad's Gameplay Trailer Has Us Worried

Suicide Squad's Gameplay Trailer Has Us Worried - The Press Start Podcast Right before we hit record on this episode of The Press Start Podcast, news breaks of Elden Ring getting an expansion. We react to that news, and PlayStation's State of Play, the new Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League gameplay, the Pokemon Day Direct, and more! 00:01:52 - An Elden Ring Expansion Is Coming 00:07:15 - PlayStation's State of Play 00:13:05 - Suicide Squad 00:25:08 - Pokemon Day Direct 00:30:20 - Rapid Fire Question 00:32:48 - What The Wiki?! The Press Start Podcast is Press Start Australia's weekly video game discussion podcast. 

40:59

28 Feb 23

Atomic Heart Didn’t Steal Our Heart

Atomic Heart is out and we were all really excited for it, but it's sadly not lived up to expectations. James had a grand ol' time with Wild Hearts and Octopath Traveller II though. We dissect the recent news of Nintendo signing a deal with Xbox, and Returnal not doing bumper sales numbers on PC.  We now also have a video version of the podcast on our YouTube channel! 00:04:18 - Atomic Heart Review 00:17:16 - Wild Hearts Review 00:21:03 - Octopath Traveller II Review 00:23:57 - Nintendo Xbox Deal 00:32:17 - Returnal Struggling On PC 00:36:29 - Rapid Fire Question 00:38:16 - What The Wiki?!

Atomic Heart Didn’t Steal Our Heart

Atomic Heart is out and we were all really excited for it, but it's sadly not lived up to expectations. James had a grand ol' time with Wild Hearts and Octopath Traveller II though. We dissect the recent news of Nintendo signing a deal with Xbox, and Returnal not doing bumper sales numbers on PC.  We now also have a video version of the podcast on our YouTube channel! 00:04:18 - Atomic Heart Review 00:17:16 - Wild Hearts Review 00:21:03 - Octopath Traveller II Review 00:23:57 - Nintendo Xbox Deal 00:32:17 - Returnal Struggling On PC 00:36:29 - Rapid Fire Question 00:38:16 - What The Wiki?!

45:24

21 Feb 23

We Review PlayStation VR 2 And Metroid Prime Remastered

The gang get together to share their final thoughts on PlayStation VR2 and its launch lineup, and James tells us his honest opinion on Metroid Prime Remastered. We also unpack the Nintendo Direct in the week and have a dramatic round of What the Wiki?! 00:00:21:00 - PS VR2 Review                          00:15:01:01 - Metroid Prime Remastered Review 00:21:18:09 - Nintendo Direct Unpacked 00:27:12:18 - Tears of the Kingdom 00:34:57:10 - Rapid Fire Question  00:36:19:25 - What the Wiki?!

We Review PlayStation VR 2 And Metroid Prime Remastered

The gang get together to share their final thoughts on PlayStation VR2 and its launch lineup, and James tells us his honest opinion on Metroid Prime Remastered. We also unpack the Nintendo Direct in the week and have a dramatic round of What the Wiki?! 00:00:21:00 - PS VR2 Review                          00:15:01:01 - Metroid Prime Remastered Review 00:21:18:09 - Nintendo Direct Unpacked 00:27:12:18 - Tears of the Kingdom 00:34:57:10 - Rapid Fire Question  00:36:19:25 - What the Wiki?!

43:08

16 Feb 23

All Of Our Hogwarts Legacy Questions Answered

One of the most anticipated games of the year is here, and James is on the show to unpack his review and answer all our burning questions. We also discuss PlayStation scrapping the games catalogue, games being shut down and Dragon Age Dreadwolf taking inspiration from God of War. 00:00:23 - Hogwarts Legacy Review 00:22:09 - PlayStation Plus Games Catalogue Scrapped 00:27:17 - Games Getting Shut down 00:34:54 - Dragon Age Dreadwolf 00:39:10 - Rapid Fire Question 00:40:54 - What the Wiki?!

All Of Our Hogwarts Legacy Questions Answered

One of the most anticipated games of the year is here, and James is on the show to unpack his review and answer all our burning questions. We also discuss PlayStation scrapping the games catalogue, games being shut down and Dragon Age Dreadwolf taking inspiration from God of War. 00:00:23 - Hogwarts Legacy Review 00:22:09 - PlayStation Plus Games Catalogue Scrapped 00:27:17 - Games Getting Shut down 00:34:54 - Dragon Age Dreadwolf 00:39:10 - Rapid Fire Question 00:40:54 - What the Wiki?!

45:37

7 Feb 23

Dead Space Is A Better Remake Than The Last Of Us Part I

The Dead Space remake is out, and Brodie's on the show to share his review. Kieron's also played SEASON: A Letter to the Future and Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake and shares his thoughts. The team also discuss Xbox + Bethesda's Developer Direct, Horizon and TLOU multiplayer rumours, Uncharted possibly making a coming back, and Shannon's impressions of the $340 PlayStation Dualsense Edge controller. 00:00:29 - Dead Space Review 00:08:54 - SEASON: A Letter to the Future Review 00:10:25 - Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake Review 00:12:19 - Xbox + Bethesda: Developer Direct Reactions 00:23:07 - Horizon and The Last of Us Multiplayer Games 00:30:24 - Is Uncharted Coming Back? 00:34:42 - Dualsense Edge Impressions 00:35:28 - Rapid Fire Question 00:36:36 - What The Wiki?!

Dead Space Is A Better Remake Than The Last Of Us Part I

The Dead Space remake is out, and Brodie's on the show to share his review. Kieron's also played SEASON: A Letter to the Future and Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake and shares his thoughts. The team also discuss Xbox + Bethesda's Developer Direct, Horizon and TLOU multiplayer rumours, Uncharted possibly making a coming back, and Shannon's impressions of the $340 PlayStation Dualsense Edge controller. 00:00:29 - Dead Space Review 00:08:54 - SEASON: A Letter to the Future Review 00:10:25 - Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake Review 00:12:19 - Xbox + Bethesda: Developer Direct Reactions 00:23:07 - Horizon and The Last of Us Multiplayer Games 00:30:24 - Is Uncharted Coming Back? 00:34:42 - Dualsense Edge Impressions 00:35:28 - Rapid Fire Question 00:36:36 - What The Wiki?!

39:55

31 Jan 23

Why We Still Enjoyed Forspoken Despite Its Flaws

Forspoken is out and James has reviewed it. He shares his thoughts on the game and joins our discussion on the discontinued support for Marvel's Avengers, the reported leak of Ubisoft games, and Shannon's PS VR2 impressions. 

Why We Still Enjoyed Forspoken Despite Its Flaws

Forspoken is out and James has reviewed it. He shares his thoughts on the game and joins our discussion on the discontinued support for Marvel's Avengers, the reported leak of Ubisoft games, and Shannon's PS VR2 impressions. 

54:45

24 Jan 23

Does The PS VR2's Launch Lineup Justify A Day One Purchase?

Microsoft has laid off 10,000 employees, including those in the game studios. We react to the restructuring and the implications for Xbox's future, discuss the leaked Suicide Squad images suggesting it is a live service game, and PSVR2s launch lineup. 00:02:28 - Microsoft Layoffs 00:08:40 - Suicide Squad 00:15:43 - PS VR2 Launch Lineup 00:20:44 - Rapid Fire 00:21:29 - What the Wiki?!

Does The PS VR2's Launch Lineup Justify A Day One Purchase?

Microsoft has laid off 10,000 employees, including those in the game studios. We react to the restructuring and the implications for Xbox's future, discuss the leaked Suicide Squad images suggesting it is a live service game, and PSVR2s launch lineup. 00:02:28 - Microsoft Layoffs 00:08:40 - Suicide Squad 00:15:43 - PS VR2 Launch Lineup 00:20:44 - Rapid Fire 00:21:29 - What the Wiki?!

26:38

20 Jan 23

Does The Last Of Us HBO Series Live Up To The Hype?

We've watched the new The Last Of Us series and share our spoiler-free thoughts on the first season. In the news this week is also the rumour of Apple launching an AR/VR headset, an upcoming Xbox showcase and new menu items coming to McDonald's. 00:01:43 - The Last Of Us HBO Series Reactions 00:14:57 - Apple's AR/VR Headset 00:21:57 - Xbox's Rumoured Showcase 00:28:48 - Rapid Fire Question 00:35:40 - What The Wiki?!

Does The Last Of Us HBO Series Live Up To The Hype?

We've watched the new The Last Of Us series and share our spoiler-free thoughts on the first season. In the news this week is also the rumour of Apple launching an AR/VR headset, an upcoming Xbox showcase and new menu items coming to McDonald's. 00:01:43 - The Last Of Us HBO Series Reactions 00:14:57 - Apple's AR/VR Headset 00:21:57 - Xbox's Rumoured Showcase 00:28:48 - Rapid Fire Question 00:35:40 - What The Wiki?!

42:36

10 Jan 23

Our Bold 2023 Gaming Predictions

Happy New Year! To mark our first episode of the year, we predict what will happen in games in 2023 and make some changes to the rules of What the Wiki?!

Our Bold 2023 Gaming Predictions

Happy New Year! To mark our first episode of the year, we predict what will happen in games in 2023 and make some changes to the rules of What the Wiki?!

53:19

2 Jan 23

We Roast Everyone's Top 5 Games Of The Year

In our final podcast for the year, everyone shares, and then argues about, our Top 5 games of the year. We also settle this season of What the Wiki?!

We Roast Everyone's Top 5 Games Of The Year

In our final podcast for the year, everyone shares, and then argues about, our Top 5 games of the year. We also settle this season of What the Wiki?!

01:08:54

24 Dec 22

Does Hogwarts Legacy's Delay Signal The Death Of Last-Gen?

The PlayStation Wrap-Ups are out, so we compare playtime. We've played Forspoken too, and have a preview of the game to share. Hogwarts Legacy has been delayed: does this spell the end of last-gen releases? Will it force Nintendo's hand in releasing a Switch Pro? Kieron's played The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and GRIS' updates. Xbox has addressed the lack of announcements at the Game Awards and it's go James fired up. 

Does Hogwarts Legacy's Delay Signal The Death Of Last-Gen?

The PlayStation Wrap-Ups are out, so we compare playtime. We've played Forspoken too, and have a preview of the game to share. Hogwarts Legacy has been delayed: does this spell the end of last-gen releases? Will it force Nintendo's hand in releasing a Switch Pro? Kieron's played The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and GRIS' updates. Xbox has addressed the lack of announcements at the Game Awards and it's go James fired up. 

01:00:31

14 Dec 22

Did Elden Ring Deserve To Win Game Of The Year?

Fresh from the Game Awards, the gang react to all the award winners and the insane announcements from the show! We also share our thoughts on the FTC blocking Xbox's acquisition of Activision Blizzard.  00:02:32 - The Winners 00:13:34 - The Announcements 00:34:40 - FTC Blocking Xbox/Activision Blizzard Deal 00:38:01 - What the Wiki?!

Did Elden Ring Deserve To Win Game Of The Year?

Fresh from the Game Awards, the gang react to all the award winners and the insane announcements from the show! We also share our thoughts on the FTC blocking Xbox's acquisition of Activision Blizzard.  00:02:32 - The Winners 00:13:34 - The Announcements 00:34:40 - FTC Blocking Xbox/Activision Blizzard Deal 00:38:01 - What the Wiki?!

43:10

9 Dec 22

Is It Fair To Compare The Callisto Protocol To Dead Space?

After a week off (Ewan was overseas, apologies), the crew delve into all the reviews they've published in the last couple of weeks, including Pokemon Scarlet/Violet, The Callisto Protocol, Marvel's Midnight Suns, Pentiment, Somerville, The Dark Pictures: The Devil In Me and Goat Simulator 3. 00:04:46 - Pokemon Scarlet/Violet Is Not A Vibe 00:11:57 - Marvel's Midnight Suns Review 00:19:28 - The Callisto Protocol Review 00:37:42 - Super Mario Movie Trailer 2 Reaction 00:44:24 - Pentiment and Somerville Reviews 00:46:16 - The Devil In Me and Goat Simulator 3 Reviews 00:49:44 - Rapid Fire Question 00:50:58 - What the Wiki?!

Is It Fair To Compare The Callisto Protocol To Dead Space?

After a week off (Ewan was overseas, apologies), the crew delve into all the reviews they've published in the last couple of weeks, including Pokemon Scarlet/Violet, The Callisto Protocol, Marvel's Midnight Suns, Pentiment, Somerville, The Dark Pictures: The Devil In Me and Goat Simulator 3. 00:04:46 - Pokemon Scarlet/Violet Is Not A Vibe 00:11:57 - Marvel's Midnight Suns Review 00:19:28 - The Callisto Protocol Review 00:37:42 - Super Mario Movie Trailer 2 Reaction 00:44:24 - Pentiment and Somerville Reviews 00:46:16 - The Devil In Me and Goat Simulator 3 Reviews 00:49:44 - Rapid Fire Question 00:50:58 - What the Wiki?!

57:15

2 Dec 22

We React To The Game Award Nominations

With Shannon battling COVID and technical difficulties abound, the gang sets out to react to all the Game Awards nominations, quiz Shannon on his time testing NVIDIA's new 4080 graphics card, and ask "why did we pre-order the PSVR 2?"  00:04:23 - PSVR 2 00:12:01 - The RTX 4080 00:16:57 - The Game Awards Nominees 01:08:26 - What the Wiki?!

We React To The Game Award Nominations

With Shannon battling COVID and technical difficulties abound, the gang sets out to react to all the Game Awards nominations, quiz Shannon on his time testing NVIDIA's new 4080 graphics card, and ask "why did we pre-order the PSVR 2?"  00:04:23 - PSVR 2 00:12:01 - The RTX 4080 00:16:57 - The Game Awards Nominees 01:08:26 - What the Wiki?!

01:12:12

16 Nov 22

Our Spoiler-free Reviews Of God Of War Ragnarök, Sonic Frontiers And The Chant

In another huge week of releases, the gang discuss God of War Ragnarok, Sonic Frontiers, The Chant, Overdose's leak, Gears of War getting a movie and what we'd keep in our hot box. 

Our Spoiler-free Reviews Of God Of War Ragnarök, Sonic Frontiers And The Chant

In another huge week of releases, the gang discuss God of War Ragnarok, Sonic Frontiers, The Chant, Overdose's leak, Gears of War getting a movie and what we'd keep in our hot box. 

37:55

10 Nov 22

What Can Be Done To Stop Game Leaks And Spoilers?

In the wake of spoilers surfacing online for God of War Ragnarok after a US retailer broke the street date, the team ponders what can be done to stop spoilers ahead of release. James shares his thoughts on Shadows of Rose, Ewan on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer, and the team delves into the week's news on The Last of Us HBO show, new Marvel games and video game consoles going up in price.  00:00:22 - Shadows of Rose Review 00:10:00 - Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Impressions 00:14:22 - God of War Leaks 00:26:13 - Upcoming Marvel Games 00:33:02 - The Last of Us HBO Series 00:36:27 - Increasing Console Costs 00:44:14 - Rapid Fire Question 00:46:16 - What the Wiki?

What Can Be Done To Stop Game Leaks And Spoilers?

In the wake of spoilers surfacing online for God of War Ragnarok after a US retailer broke the street date, the team ponders what can be done to stop spoilers ahead of release. James shares his thoughts on Shadows of Rose, Ewan on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer, and the team delves into the week's news on The Last of Us HBO show, new Marvel games and video game consoles going up in price.  00:00:22 - Shadows of Rose Review 00:10:00 - Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Impressions 00:14:22 - God of War Leaks 00:26:13 - Upcoming Marvel Games 00:33:02 - The Last of Us HBO Series 00:36:27 - Increasing Console Costs 00:44:14 - Rapid Fire Question 00:46:16 - What the Wiki?

55:48

2 Nov 22

Call Of Duty Burgers, Our God Of War Ragnarok Impressions And Bayonetta 3 Review

Do we spend another 10 minutes discussing fast food this episode... Maybe? We definitely do talk however about our God of War Ragnarok, Callisto Protocol and The Dark Pictures: The Devil In Me previews, and our review of Bayonetta 3. 

Call Of Duty Burgers, Our God Of War Ragnarok Impressions And Bayonetta 3 Review

Do we spend another 10 minutes discussing fast food this episode... Maybe? We definitely do talk however about our God of War Ragnarok, Callisto Protocol and The Dark Pictures: The Devil In Me previews, and our review of Bayonetta 3. 

46:55

27 Oct 22

We Review Gotham Knights And React To The Silent Hill Transmission

It's a week of big news and reviews! First up, the Silent Hill Transmission finally revealed the three long-rumoured Silent Hill projects. Kieron's also played Resident Evil 4 and is able to share his impressions. James has reviewed Gotham Knights, Brodie's reviewed New Tales of the Borderlands, and Kieron, A Plague Tale: Requiem.  00:00:33 - Silent Hill Transmission 00:14:29 - Resident Evil Showcase 00:20:22 - Gotham Knights Review 00:28:33 - New Tales of the Borderlands Review 00:31:33 - A Plague Tale: Requiem Review 00:34:49 - Rapid Fire Question 00:36:10 - What the Wiki?!

We Review Gotham Knights And React To The Silent Hill Transmission

It's a week of big news and reviews! First up, the Silent Hill Transmission finally revealed the three long-rumoured Silent Hill projects. Kieron's also played Resident Evil 4 and is able to share his impressions. James has reviewed Gotham Knights, Brodie's reviewed New Tales of the Borderlands, and Kieron, A Plague Tale: Requiem.  00:00:33 - Silent Hill Transmission 00:14:29 - Resident Evil Showcase 00:20:22 - Gotham Knights Review 00:28:33 - New Tales of the Borderlands Review 00:31:33 - A Plague Tale: Requiem Review 00:34:49 - Rapid Fire Question 00:36:10 - What the Wiki?!

45:48

20 Oct 22

IT'S SCORN, Bayonetta 3, Crash Bandicoot And Lea Michelle

In one of the more chaotic episodes in recent times, James reviews Scorn and shares his preview of Bayonetta 3, the team react to the Mario movie trailer and Crash Bandicoot teases, and Lea Michelle comes up multiple times for some reason. 00:03:52 - Mario Movie Trailer 00:10:23 - Scorn Review 00:22:50 - Bayonetta 3 Preview 00:26:12 - Crash Bandicoot Tease 00:33:06 - Rapid Fire Question 00:36:57 - What The Wiki?!

IT'S SCORN, Bayonetta 3, Crash Bandicoot And Lea Michelle

In one of the more chaotic episodes in recent times, James reviews Scorn and shares his preview of Bayonetta 3, the team react to the Mario movie trailer and Crash Bandicoot teases, and Lea Michelle comes up multiple times for some reason. 00:03:52 - Mario Movie Trailer 00:10:23 - Scorn Review 00:22:50 - Bayonetta 3 Preview 00:26:12 - Crash Bandicoot Tease 00:33:06 - Rapid Fire Question 00:36:57 - What The Wiki?!

44:17

14 Oct 22

Does A New Witcher Trilogy And A Cyberpunk Sequel Restore Our Faith In CD Projekt Red?

On this episode, the gang get together to discuss the stack of games on CD Projekt Red's horizon, the Dead Space Remake, the new Need for Speed game leaked screenshots and the Mario movie poster that ignited fierce internet discourse. Come hand with us at PAX for the What the Wiki Extravaganza, 5:30PM Saturday in the NBN Theatre. 00:02:17 - Dead Space Remake 00:11:41 - CD Project Red News 00:20:09 - The Next Need For Speed 00:27:20 - The Mario Movie Poster 00:33:16 - Rapid Fire Question 00:34:31 - What the Wiki?!

Does A New Witcher Trilogy And A Cyberpunk Sequel Restore Our Faith In CD Projekt Red?

On this episode, the gang get together to discuss the stack of games on CD Projekt Red's horizon, the Dead Space Remake, the new Need for Speed game leaked screenshots and the Mario movie poster that ignited fierce internet discourse. Come hand with us at PAX for the What the Wiki Extravaganza, 5:30PM Saturday in the NBN Theatre. 00:02:17 - Dead Space Remake 00:11:41 - CD Project Red News 00:20:09 - The Next Need For Speed 00:27:20 - The Mario Movie Poster 00:33:16 - Rapid Fire Question 00:34:31 - What the Wiki?!

43:03

6 Oct 22

HBO's The Last Of Us Trailer Looks AMAZING!

The team add a new segment to the show — Trailer Talk. In it they discuss the incredible The Last of Us trailer that dropped for the upcoming HBO season, and the rad teaser for Deadpool 3. In video game news though, they talk about Grounded's review, and the mysterious Silent Hill: The Short Message cropping up on the Korean Ratings Board. 00:00:26 - Tokyo Game Show 00:05:49 - Grounded Review 00:15:03 - Silent Hill: The Short Message 00:23:17 - The Last of Us HBO Trailer 00:32:04 - Deadpool Trailer 00:35:56 - Rapid Fire Question 00:38:09 - What the Wiki?!

HBO's The Last Of Us Trailer Looks AMAZING!

The team add a new segment to the show — Trailer Talk. In it they discuss the incredible The Last of Us trailer that dropped for the upcoming HBO season, and the rad teaser for Deadpool 3. In video game news though, they talk about Grounded's review, and the mysterious Silent Hill: The Short Message cropping up on the Korean Ratings Board. 00:00:26 - Tokyo Game Show 00:05:49 - Grounded Review 00:15:03 - Silent Hill: The Short Message 00:23:17 - The Last of Us HBO Trailer 00:32:04 - Deadpool Trailer 00:35:56 - Rapid Fire Question 00:38:09 - What the Wiki?!

43:59

28 Sep 22

We're Not Happy About The Grand Theft Auto 6 Leaks

This week's big GTA 6 news has got us fired up! Also on the show, we discuss Scorn, Return to Monkey Island, the new NVIDIA graphics cards, and a new AFL game. 00:02:05 — Scorn Preview 00:08:34 — Return to Monkey Island Review 00:12:39 — Grand Theft Auto 6 Leaks/Hack 00:26:56 — New NVIDIA Cards 00:37:56 — New AFL 2023 Game 00:41:28 — Rapid Fire Question 00:42:31 — What the Wiki?!

We're Not Happy About The Grand Theft Auto 6 Leaks

This week's big GTA 6 news has got us fired up! Also on the show, we discuss Scorn, Return to Monkey Island, the new NVIDIA graphics cards, and a new AFL game. 00:02:05 — Scorn Preview 00:08:34 — Return to Monkey Island Review 00:12:39 — Grand Theft Auto 6 Leaks/Hack 00:26:56 — New NVIDIA Cards 00:37:56 — New AFL 2023 Game 00:41:28 — Rapid Fire Question 00:42:31 — What the Wiki?!

50:17

22 Sep 22

We React To The Nintendo Direct And PlayStation State Of Play

After a big day with a Nintendo Direct and PlayStation State of Play, the gang get together to share their thoughts on all the big trailers and announcements, including The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Goldeneye and God of War Ragnarok.  00:02:07 - Nintendo Direct 00:15:30 - PlayStation State of Play 00:25:32 - Ubisoft and Disney Showcases 00:35:37 - Xbox News 00:40:21 - Rapid Fire Question 00:43:31 - What the Wiki?!

We React To The Nintendo Direct And PlayStation State Of Play

After a big day with a Nintendo Direct and PlayStation State of Play, the gang get together to share their thoughts on all the big trailers and announcements, including The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Goldeneye and God of War Ragnarok.  00:02:07 - Nintendo Direct 00:15:30 - PlayStation State of Play 00:25:32 - Ubisoft and Disney Showcases 00:35:37 - Xbox News 00:40:21 - Rapid Fire Question 00:43:31 - What the Wiki?!

49:37

14 Sep 22

Our Thoughts On The Assassin's Creed Leaks, Splatoon 3 And Halo Infinite's Woes

On this episode, we review Splatoon 3 and react to all the Assassin's Creed leaks and Halo Infinite's woes.  00:00:23 —Splatoon 3 Review 00:03:56 — Assassin's Creed Leaks 00:16:21 — Halo Infinite's Woes 00:25:12 — Tech Time with Shannon 00:36:55 — Rapid Fire Question 00:37:57 — What the Wiki

Our Thoughts On The Assassin's Creed Leaks, Splatoon 3 And Halo Infinite's Woes

On this episode, we review Splatoon 3 and react to all the Assassin's Creed leaks and Halo Infinite's woes.  00:00:23 —Splatoon 3 Review 00:03:56 — Assassin's Creed Leaks 00:16:21 — Halo Infinite's Woes 00:25:12 — Tech Time with Shannon 00:36:55 — Rapid Fire Question 00:37:57 — What the Wiki

44:17

8 Sep 22

We Review The Last of Us Part I Remake And Immortality

Having returned from Gamescom, Kieron joins the show to share the games he enjoyed previewing the most. Brodie reviews The Last of Us Part I and James gives his thoughts on Immortality. Tech Time with Shannon also returns, and the team weigh in on these Assassin's Creed Mirage leaks.

We Review The Last of Us Part I Remake And Immortality

Having returned from Gamescom, Kieron joins the show to share the games he enjoyed previewing the most. Brodie reviews The Last of Us Part I and James gives his thoughts on Immortality. Tech Time with Shannon also returns, and the team weigh in on these Assassin's Creed Mirage leaks.

59:35

31 Aug 22

We React To Dead Island 2 And Everything From Gamescom Opening Night Live

After a big morning of announcements, the team get together and share their thoughts on Dead Island 2, the DualSense Edge and everything else announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live.

We React To Dead Island 2 And Everything From Gamescom Opening Night Live

After a big morning of announcements, the team get together and share their thoughts on Dead Island 2, the DualSense Edge and everything else announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live.

46:49

24 Aug 22

We Review Cult Of The Lamb And Rollerdrome And Get Excited About Gamescom

Having finally settled the fast food debate, the crew share their thoughts on Cult of the Lamb, Rollerdrome, Gamescom, the Tokyo Game Show, Disney & Marvel Showcase, and the THQ Nordic Digital Showcase, as well as other newly announced games. 

We Review Cult Of The Lamb And Rollerdrome And Get Excited About Gamescom

Having finally settled the fast food debate, the crew share their thoughts on Cult of the Lamb, Rollerdrome, Gamescom, the Tokyo Game Show, Disney & Marvel Showcase, and the THQ Nordic Digital Showcase, as well as other newly announced games. 

46:55

17 Aug 22

Our Thoughts On Tekken 8, The Marvel's Midnight Suns Delay & Sonic The Hedgehog 3

On what's an early and surprisingly chaotic episode, we talk about the latest Tekken announcement, Marvel's Midnight Suns getting a delay, Sonic the Hedgehog coming back for a third movie and our fast food opinions. 

Our Thoughts On Tekken 8, The Marvel's Midnight Suns Delay & Sonic The Hedgehog 3

On what's an early and surprisingly chaotic episode, we talk about the latest Tekken announcement, Marvel's Midnight Suns getting a delay, Sonic the Hedgehog coming back for a third movie and our fast food opinions. 

38:24

9 Aug 22

Is Pokemon Doing Enough And Is COD The Gamechanger PlayStation Thinks It Is

On this episode, James shares his final thoughts on MultiVersus, the team continue their scepticism of each new Pokemon release, speculates when we may finally get a new Nintendo Switch, weigh up Call of Duty's importance on the games industry and hear Shannon's thoughts on his latest bit of tech. 

Is Pokemon Doing Enough And Is COD The Gamechanger PlayStation Thinks It Is

On this episode, James shares his final thoughts on MultiVersus, the team continue their scepticism of each new Pokemon release, speculates when we may finally get a new Nintendo Switch, weigh up Call of Duty's importance on the games industry and hear Shannon's thoughts on his latest bit of tech. 

52:41

5 Aug 22

Can GTA 6 Sell 150 Million Copies And Will The Star Wars KOTOR Remake Ever Release?

On this episode of the podcast, Shannon, James, Brodie and Steven talk about Grand Theft Auto 6, the Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Remake, the Annapurna Summer Showcase, our Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and Live a Live review as well as our Rollerdrome preview.

Can GTA 6 Sell 150 Million Copies And Will The Star Wars KOTOR Remake Ever Release?

On this episode of the podcast, Shannon, James, Brodie and Steven talk about Grand Theft Auto 6, the Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Remake, the Annapurna Summer Showcase, our Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and Live a Live review as well as our Rollerdrome preview.

45:35

29 Jul 22

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