That's a wrap on 2017 guys , we at Presss X want to thank everyone who joined us on this ride. It wasn't easy and we have a lot of growing to do and we hope to do more in 2018 and beyond. We're going on a little hiatus in terms of regular updates until February where our new "season" will begin anew and we'll have more fresh hot takes and arguments about the latest greatest things about games. Anyway outside of discussing what we were playing in the tail end of this year a majority of this episode is dedicted to looking out at the games confirmed for 2018 in some fasion and metering are individual excitement for them. It looks like its going to be a great 2018.

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After a long 2017 of playing games the Press X boys got together to discuss their favorite games of the year and finally hash out what games Press X thinks were the best of the year. 

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The show returns to its more regular format, with all four of its hosts on the cast and ready to talk games. Marcus continues to play Persona 5 heeding the advice of Cameron and Avery and playing with a guide, DJ challenges Avery for most games playing South Park, Call of Duty and Destiny, while Avery plays more Overwatch and Fortnite. In gaming news DJ finally gets to talk about the state of Destiny 2, Overkill unveil's their long been incubating Walking Dead game, we learn more about Death Stranding, Ghost Recon gets Predator and Take Two builds a publishing brand for AA games. 

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After last weeks massive What We Are Playing based episode, we decided to balance the scales and just talk everything else. With a full cast in the saddle, the boys dissect in detail both the Game Awards and Sony's Playstation Experience. But before that in other news Capcom announces Megaman 11, Overwatch unveils Winter Wonderland and Ubisoft delays a couple of games. In the major news PSX dissapoints while the Game Awards over delivers with the group parsing out the interesting reveals and announcements sprinkled throughout both. 

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Cam is back on the cast and the Press X reunion kinda overwhelms us with its shenanigans and jokes. What was supposed to be 20 minutes of talking about what we are playing has blossomed into a full cast of us talking about various games and shooting the shit. If you're a fan of our personalities, this is going to be a glourious episdoe if not we truly apologize and we'll do better next episode. 

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Marcus returns to the cast after a brief absence and its like he never left. Marcus finally got his hands on Persona 5, while Avery and DJ played a plethora of games including Battlefront 2, Puzzle Fighter, Mario Odyssey, Assassin's Creed, Terraria, Overwatch. After a meaty What We Are Playing, the group talks news and in the aftermath of Thanksgiving news proved light. Nevertheless, EA suffers more bad news, CD Projekt Red calls out EA in their firm loyalty to single player experiences, Gazillion is shuttered days before Thanksgiving, and Sega announces a new Valkyria. With time to spare the group decides to bring back everyone but Cam's favorite game Who Am I.

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The boys are a little light this week, but friend of the show Jordan has returned to join DJ and Avery in talking the gaming news of the week. In what we are playing Avery talks some TellTale Guardians, laments his experience with Assassin's Creed and breaks the the surface of the Star Wars Battlefront 2 single player. Jordan brings back the juggernaut Wolfenstein II to the table, while waxing on City Skylines and going in depth on Battlefront II, and DJ got his mojo back with Mario Odyssey. In news we lament the closure of Marvel Heroes, the most recent sexual assault contreversy this time facing IGN, a bunch of new fighters for various fighting platforms, Geoff Keealey's Game Wars and the Critical Meltdown of Star Wars Battlefront II

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As we recover from some technical scheduling mishaps, Avery, DJ and Marcus took time to watch Netflix's Stranger Things Season 2. I know its incredibly off topic for a Video Game show, but we want to talk about other things and branch out our content to different avenues. Next week you'll get your regularly scheduled episode of Video Game shop talk, but for now enjoy our thoughts on Stranger Things. 

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In the second part of an extra long episode, the group dissects Sony's showings at the annual paris Games week. Described as the 2nd half to E3 Sony showed off a lot of games, mostly things we've already seen prompting a discussion on whether this event was needed with PSX about a month away. 

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Level 37 Part 1

After recovering from some technical difficulties, Press X is back in full force with another episode. The returning Cam brings nothing to the table, while Marcus finally finishes Uncharted and DJ laments how Assassin's Creed has broken his enjoyment of games. Avery played a bunch of games as well but the news at hand is a more pertinent topic. Massive layoffs hit Telltale, EA buys Respawn, Niantic announces a Harry Potter AR game and finally Blizzcon happened and the gang dissects some of the Overwatch news dropped during the event. This is part one of a larger podcast, with the second part talking about Sony's presence at Paris games week in excrutiating detail. 

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