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5
Jun

Level 4.20 - ELLIE AIN’T HERE TO F**K AROUND!

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BLACK LIVES MATTER! DEFUND THE POLICE! HAPPY PRIDE!

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: The Last Of Us 2 State Of Play; Next Gen Backwards Compatibility; Jak & Daxter Remake Rumors and much more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:44

  • DJ's already gotten bored of Assassin's Creed Origins (to the surprise of no one) and decides to bring his new Catan obsession to his phone; Sean runs his usual Apex trials and starts to get iffy on his enjoyment of Zombie Army Dead War 4; Marcus plays a whole bunch of Overwatch...like a whole bunch.

Gaming News - Time code: 12:12

  • The quick hits: The Free Games for June on PS4, Xbox One & Stadia; Sony sends out a save the date for their PS5 reveal (which as you know has been delayed); Playstation CEO insists that COVID-19 hasn't effected the PS5 price; Jak & Daxter Remake rumored to be in the works as a next gen launch title; Kojima says that Death Stranding was profitable enough to get next Kojima Studios title off the game; Apex Legends Summer Circuit to offer 500K prize pool; On June 24th Square Enix will try to get us to care about Marvel's Avengers again; Take Two's marketing budget might've revealed the GTA6 release year; Dead By Daylight getting a Silent Hill expansion on June 16th; Pro Racer hires gamer to race for him, immediately gets caught. 

  • The heavy hitters: We look at the lastest news on next gen's backwards compatibility capabilities; People Can Fly releases their deep dive into the Outriders class system; The Last Of Us 2 State Of Play finally arrives.

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29
May

Level 4.19 - DJ. Is. Iron Man!

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REST IN POWER GEORGE FLOYD! #BLACKLIVESMATTER

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean & Marcus talk about: The Iron Man VR demo; Ghost of Tsushima's apparent runtime; Naughty Dog's fight against TLOU2 spoilers; The next COD game and more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:30

  • The whole Press X squad gets together for a Zoom Jackbox Games Party; Marcus starts a blood feud with Genji in Overwatch; Sean proves man is superior to machine by beating The Turning Test and takes pot shots at zombies in Zombie Army Dead War 4; DJ picks up a W in Catan and then proceeds to eat crow about Assassin's Creed Origins & Iron Man VR.

Gaming News - Time code: 25:10

  • The quick hits: Valve quietly releases it's Steam China client; Vague trailer for PS5 title, Paradise Lost, confirms that it is indeed a video game; Hacker liberates sought after Animal Crossing character to the people for free; Devs speculate that SSD will have a massive impact on next gen gaming; Rockstar Games parent company makes insane claim to release 93 games over the next 5 years; Playstation Plus reaches 41.5 million subs thanks to COVID-19; Hamako Mori becomes the world's oldest gaming streamer at 90; Persona 5 Royal allegedly had record sales in the Western Market; Ghost Of Tsushima may very well be up to 50 hours long if you don't attack it linearly.

  • The heavy hitters: Naughty Dog's testing a new Twitter feature to combat TLOU2 spoilergate; Speculation for the next COD game begins to heat up was Warzone drops an easter egg; Assassin's Creed Valhalla to receive an overhaul to it's progression system.

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22
May

Level 4.18 - Unreal Engine 5: Rise of the Triangle!

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean & Marcus talk about: The Unreal 5 reveal; Sony's Ghost of Tsushima showcase; The Tony Hawk's Pro Skater surprise; Apex Legends Season 5 and much more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 3:21

  • Marcus runs into a little speed bump during his quest to platinum Persona 5 Royal; DJ gets his agriculture on in Settlers of Catan; Sean tests out Loba in Apex's Season 5 update and indulges in some surrealist 2D action with Hollow Knight on the Switch.

Gaming News - Time code: 16:53

  • The quick hits: As if it wasn't already big enough Animal Crossing now has it's own in game version of Amazon; Respawn dashes any dreams of a new Titanfall game; Warzone's new two step authentication protocol has cheaters big mad; COD superteam destroys the kill streak record with 121 kills; Halo Infinite confirmed for the Series X Reveal Event; Fortnite will be available at launch for next gen consoles; The Mafia Trilogy is getting re-released as a package deal; Several shows will be coming to Twitch on June 6th; Sony to debut a new brand for their exclusives alongside PS5; Sony says "Wait for the numbers" in regards to their marketing vs. Microsoft's.

  • The heavy hitters: Deep dive into Ghost of Tsushima's long awaited gameplay reveal; Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 & 2 Remaster reveal gives the Summer Games Festival it's first big surprise; And not to be outdone Epic reveals the Unreal Engine 5 with a mind boggling tech demo.

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15
May

Level 4.17 - Build-A-Dick 2077

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean & Jordan talk about: Inside Xbox; Animal Crossing's Turnip market; Apex Legends Season 5; Cyberpunk 2077's genitalia suite and much more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:04

  • Jordan runs through hell guns blazin in Doom Eternal and then takes those guns to post apocalyptic wasteland of Borderlands 3's newest DLC; Sean beats Streets of Rage 4 with a little assistance from an online good samaritan, escorts his wife through Gauntlet, gets his Super Sentai on in The Wonderful 101: Remastered and tries to outsmart a computer in the Turing Test; Lastly, DJ gets into the competitive and surprisingly deep world of the Turnip Stock Exchange in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Gaming News - Time code: 23:14

  • The quick hits: The Detroit Lions reveal their upcoming schedule via Animal Crossing; The PS Store gets suspended indefinitely in China due to backdoor hacks; The Last Of Us Part II story trailer gets dislike bombed; The Mortal Kombat 11 "Aftermath" DLC pack gets announced; Cyberpunk 2077 now promises Keanu Reeves AND extensive genital customization; Hacker tricks Roblox worker into gaining player account access; Respawn helps EA post major gains in the fiscal year; The remaster of the Mass Effect Trilogy is apparently real and on it's way; Twitch gets into the reality TV game thanks to the coronavirus; Animal Crossing New Horizons sales surge big time in the UK; Ubisoft registers a website domain for Prince of Persia 6 and drops a save the date for their online conference (coming July 12th).

  • The heavy hitters: A Deep Dive into the Inside Xbox showcase; Xbox exec thinks they set unrealistic expectations for Series X reveal; EA is over-complicating the Series X's Smart Delivery system; Apex Legends drops their Season 5 trailer complete with all new character, Loba; PS5's "secret weapon" against the Series X is revealed.

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9
May

Level 4.16 - Smack DVD: Assassin’s Creed Edition

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean & Marcus talk about: Streets Of Rage 4, Geoff Keighley's E3 replacement, The Last Of Us 2 leaks, Assassins Creed Valhalla and more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:07

  • Sean finishes his genocide run on Shadow Of Colossus and gets his side scroller on in Mercenary Kings & Streets Of Rage 4; DJ comes to the realization that Animal Crossing is just an HGTV game (and he's loving every minute of it); Marcus finally returns to Person 5 Royal and joins Sean for some peak toxicity in COD Warzone.

Gaming News - Time code: 22:18

  • The quick hits: May's PS Plus Free Games & Xbox Games For Gold; DBZ Kakarot's Dragonball Super DLC content gets a release date (July 28th); Double Last Of Us 2 news: The culprits of the damaging leak have been discovered and the game will be carrying a file size that would make Call of Duty blush; The FFVII Remake creators cast doubt on how much they're actually going to remix the story; The PS5 Reveal event is scheduled for June 4th; Call Of Duty Warzone to get a big overhaul with a whopping 13 new modes.
  • The heavy hitters: Assassin's Creed Valhalla has finally been revealed and it's got rap battles; Phil Spencer claims Series X comes with a "game changing" feature; The Xbox One controller drift lawsuit expands; Google Stadia silently announces 11 new games; Geoff Keighley announces the four month long All Digital Summer Game Fest as a replacement for E3.

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7
May

Press X Presents: Final Fantasy 7 Remake Review!

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WARNING THERE WILL BE SPOILERS IN THIS REVIEW!!!

On this episode of Press X Presents: DJ, Sean & Marcus gather to finally talk at length about the long awaited FFVII Remake. The episode breakdown goes as follows:

  • Review Start: 3:54
  • Story Completion Time: 4:09
  • Favorite Battle Squads: 6:55
  • Gameplay Pros & Cons: 12:47
  • Favorite/Least Favorite Boss Fights: 22:16
  • Story Thoughts: 33:58
  • Favorite/Least Favorite Characters: 38:59
  • Sephiroth: 49:54
  • Individual Choices: 54:51
  • Thoughts On The Ending: 59:34
  • Would We Press "X" On The Game?: 1:08:33

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1
May

Level 4.15 - Who Needs Drugs When You’ve Got Travis Scott?

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Cam & Marcus talk about: Travis Scott's "Astronomical" performance, Nintendo's big hack, Fallout 76's ruthless NPCs and more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 03:12

  • Marcus find himself in a neverending loop of thriving & dying in COD Modern Warfare's Multiplayer suite; Sean hacks his way into the Malaysian pre-release of Crash Bandicoot Mobile; DJ gets into art fraud investigation in Animal Crossing; Cam considers jumping back into XCOM; and the boys all forego talks of FFVII Remake for the impending review cast.

Gaming News - Time code: 18:38

  • The quick hits: FFVII Remake moves 3.5 Million copies in 3 days; A look at the worldwide digital game sales market for March 2020; The My Nintendo app drops in Japan; A new bug has NPCs stealing shit from your corpse in Fallout 76; COD Warzone is putting cheaters in games with each other; Battlefield 5 is finally winding down; Madden's Twitter tries to call out the Ravens for the Madden 2021 cover leak and it backfires spectacularly.

  • The heavy hitters: Travis Scott's Fortnite concert blows everyone's minds; Nintendo suffers it's first big hack with 160,000 accounts being compromised; Google wins their long fought battle with Epic Games and gets Fortnite on the Google Play Store.

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24
Apr

Level 4.14 - NASCAR With A Hard “R”

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean & Marcus talk about: More FFVII Remake, The NASCAR N-Word fiasco, Jason Schreier leaving Kotaku and more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 03:14

  • Marcus has some beginner's luck with Junkrat in Overwatch, Hilarity ensues when the boys link up on COD Warzone & More FFVII Remake is discussed as we finally hear Press X's resident FFVII fanboy's thoughts.

Gaming News - Time code: 34:21

  • The quick hits: Playstation announces their Play At Home Initiative (free games available until May 5th); Streets Of Rage 4 finally gets a release date; Bloober Team's, Observer, is getting a next gen facelift; Crysis Remastered officially coming to current gen systems; The Last Of Us pops up as an answer on Jeopardy; Maingear's repurposing gaming PC covers into ventilators; Stadia can now support surround sound and will be dropping a Family component later in the year; Selena Gomez is suing a web fashion game for 10 million dollars (yes you read that correctly).

  • The heavy hitters: Jason Schreier is breaking up with Kotaku; China bans ALL international online gaming because of course they did; Facebook dropped a gaming app for some reason; Kyle Larson fired by NASCAR after dropping an n-bomb during a recent stream; Vegas embraces e-sports in the midst of the pandemic.

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20
Apr

Press X For The Culture 10 - E-Sports Etiquette

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Culture Topic - Time code: 0:28

  • On this episode of Press X For The Culture: Press X gives some etiquette tips for all of the new members of the E-Sports community thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

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17
Apr

Level 4.13 - Jessie’s Tryna Take A Ride On The Buster Sword!!

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean & Cam talk about: FFVII Remake, the DualSense controller; Animal Crossing getting banned in China and much more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 02:26

  • Sean finishes his violent trip down memory lane in the remastered Modern Warfare 2 campaign and then links up with the rest of the boys in Midgar for our FFVII Remake first impressions.

Gaming News - Time code: 32:33

  • The quick hits: FFVII Remake is doing well on the review circuit; Warzone's Trophy system buff makes vehicles even MORE powerful; Predator: Hunting Grounds comes with an "Exposed Ass" warning; Nintendo Switches are sold out everywhere thanks to the quarantine; PS5's CPU & GPU will ensure that GodFall will have appropriately godly gameplay; Bethesda VP, Pete Hines, hypes up the DualSense controller; Google Stadia is now free and will have a free Pro Subscription for 2 months.

  • The heavy hitters: PS5 & Xbox Series X will be getting a new version of Cyberpunk 2077; The DualSense controller's microphone will apparently eliminate crosstalk; China bans Animal Crossing New Horizons because of protestors co-opting it for their activism.

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10
Apr

Level 4.12 - Smash Or Pass: PS5 Controller Edition

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Cam & Marcus talk about: the PS5 controller, The Last Of Us 2 getting removed from the Playstation Store, Person 5 Royal & much more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 05:15

  • Marcus returns to Shujin Academy for Persona 5 Royal and links up with Sean to make people mad on Overwatch; Sean relives some 2009 goodness in COD Modern Warfare 2 Remastered and gets into some online scraps in Puyo Puyo & Smash Bros Ultimate; DJ finishes up the Animal Crossing New Horizons campaign and plays some demos in the mean time to varying degrees of enjoyment; Cam bonds with his wife in Mario Party and successfully guides Jesse through Control's relentless story.

Gaming News - Time code: 29:14

  • The quick hits: Animal Crossing & Doom Eternal strike gold amidst the pandemic; Sony donates 10M$ to COVID-19 Relief Fund; Bethesda cancels their June virtual conference, Rockstar Games plans to donate 5% of their online revenue to COVID-19 relief efforts; X-Box Magazine becomes the newest casualty to the dying print industry; The ESA maps out plans for a "re-imagined" E3 in 2021 and an online Summer of Gaming event to replace E3 2020; Call Of Duty gets the greenlight to use Humvees in their games; An NBA 2K tourney featuring actual players to be held starting today; Every Gamestop in Boston gets closed down at the mayor's behest.

  • The heavy hitters: The WHO doubles back on their stance on gaming and launch the #PlayApartTogether Campaign to promote social distancing; Naughty Dog mysteriously removes The Last Of Us Part II from the Playstation Store and refunds pre-orders; The pandemic stricken market leaves the state of next gen gaming uncertain; Amazon finally follows Google into the game industry (hopefully with more success); Sony reveals the DualSense controller for the PS5.  

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3
Apr

Level 4.11 - E-Sports Are The Only Sports Now!

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Doug & Marcus talk about: Nintendo's mini-Direct, Gamestop's attempt to stay open in spite of the lockdown; NASCAR getting into E-sports and more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 02:33

  • DJ discovers Animal Crossing's amazing aquarium and suits up for Gundam's shocking new single player update, while Sean tries and fails to surprise him by jumping into the game; Doug uses his quarantine time checking out Detroit Become Human & Red Dead Redemption via PS Now; Marcus joins the gang in Overwatch, Apex & CoD only to get washed in all three.

Gaming News - Time code: 29:00

  • The quick hits: PS3 Players (yes they still exist) to get cut off from PS4 friends soon as Sony gears up for next gen; Konami says all recent Silent Hill rumors are big ole lies; Sega to drop special content for their 60th Anniversary; The hacker that stole the Xbox Series X graphics source code demands 100 mil; Ryan Reynolds in talks to adapt cult classic Dragon's Lair for Netflix; Games for Gold & Playstation Plus free games for April; Nintendo stealthily brings a buttload of big ports to the Switch; Horror FPS "Quantum Error" announced for PS4 & PS5.

  • The heavy hitters: Despite the nationwide lockdown, Gamestop insists that there will be no next gen console delays and tells their employees to "cover their hands and get their asses back to work"; Sony predicts that the Coronavirus disruptions will effect their profit; Microsoft seems confident that they'll still be able to make the Series X despite virus concerns; Square Enix explains their decision to split the FFVII Remake into multiple games; Drivers from NASCAR and several other racing companies are going to be racing each other virtually on TV, because E-sports are the only sports now.

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27
Mar

Level 4.10 - LIVE FROM THE QUARANTINE…IT’S PRESS X TO START!!!

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Cam & Marcus talk about: Animal Crossing New Horizons, CoD Warzone, the RE3 Remake Demo, Overwatch's new hero, PS5's specs and more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 02:24

  • Sean finally finishes his supernatural janitor duties in Luigi's Mansion 3, briefly ventures into the artsy worlds of Nier Automata & Celeste, and joins Marcus in some Apex Legends domination & RE3 Remake Demo impressions; Cam drops his late impressions of the FFVII Remake Demo, restarts Outer Worlds and gets into some colorful anime shenanigans in Dragon Quest XI; Lastly, DJ joins the rest of the world in the Animal Crossing frenzy and then links up with Sean & Marcus to reap the spoils of war in CoD Warzone.

Gaming News - Time code: 21:04

  • The quick hits: Half Life: Alyx debuts to widespread critical acclaim; Sonic dethrones Detective Pikachu as the highest grossing video game movie; Control drops its' first DLC; Overwatch reveals its' newest hero, Echo (and she's already been nerfed); Apex Legends' Class Perk system revealed in leak; Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members now getting free DLC; Bethesda messed up and basically gave out Doom Eternal for free on PC; CoD Black Ops reboot info gets leaked; 87 Year Old Animal Crossing superfan gets her own character in New Horizons; Lust For Darkness available again on Switch after being deemed too sexy to sale; Animal Crossing is blocking certain features for people with multiple accounts; Sony rumored to be unhappy with Death Stranding's commercial performance; Folding@home project allegedly being used to find a Coronavirus cure.
  • The heavy hitters: Devs deem PS5 superior to Xbox Series X in multiple ways but think Sony's communications skills suck; Sony clarifies PS5's backwards compatibility scope after cryptic Mark Cerny statement; PS5's SSD to revolutionize game size & storage; Gamestop tries to make a case for them being an "Essential" business amidst Coronavirus closings and promptly gets shutdown.

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20
Mar

Level 4.9 - E3’s Cancelled…Now What?

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean & Doug talk about Call of Duty: Warzone, E3's cancellation, Naughty Dog's crunch issues and more!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 3:01

  • Doug & Sean take part in their usual Overwatch & Apex rituals; Doug (at the behest of Marcus) apprehensively puts back on the cape and cowl to dispense justice in Season 2 of Telltale's Batman; Sean & DJ do a deep dive into Call of Duty Modern Warfare's new modes, Warzone & Plunder; and Doug tells an adorable (and slightly disturbing) story about playing Dead By Daylight with a friend's daughter.

Gaming News - Time code: 25:17

  • The quick hits: Horizon Zero Dawn finally makes its' way to PC; Mario & Lego combine to make children everywhere happy; Nintendo wins their patent dispute with Gamevice but loses on their request to dismiss Joycon Drift lawsuit; CD Projekt Red to start working on a Geralt-less new Witcher game after Cyberpunk launches; Levi Jeans & Nintendo collaborate on some bitchin new overalls; Call of Duty: Warzone's Combat Pack will be free on PS Plus until Oct. 1; Doom Eternal won't be 4K on Stadia; 2K to return to the football realm with a non-sim game (please be Blitz!); Norman Reedus said yes to Kojima because of Guillermo Del Toro.
  • The heavy hitters: E3 finally shuts things down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic; Microsoft & Ubisoft announce plans to put on digital events to make up for the loss; Naughty Dog under fire due to recent TLOU2 crunch; Press X reveals their gaming plans for the quarantine.

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13
Mar

Level 4.8 - 2020 Is Whoopin The Gaming Industry’s Ass!

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Marcus & Doug talk about the FFVII Remake, The Last Of Us HBO series, Stadia's big new hire & a whole lotta Coronoavirus related news (this is our new reality)!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 3:55

  • The whole squad (minus DJ) link up to get disrespectful on Overwatch; Sean attempts to square up with some giants in Shadow Of The Colossus; A random good samaritian saves DJ's life in Gundam Battle Operation 2; Marcus, Sean & DJ give us their impressions of the FFVII Remake Demo; Jordan joins us for some impromptu early impressions of The Division 2's recent DLC.  

Gaming News - Time code: 26:50

  • The quick hits: Sucker Punch finally drops the story reveal trailer for Ghost of Tsushima; Respawn trolled Apex dataminers with the Forge character fakeout; Yoshinori Kitase is prepared to keep remaking FFVII for the rest of his life; The Division 2 coming to Stadia this month with PC Crossplay; Nemesis won't be able to get into RE3 Remake safe rooms after all; A new Amnesia game is coming this fall; The Nintendo Playstation hybrid console/abomination was bought by the man who created Pets.com; Amazon's New World MMO gets a gameplay trailer and...it's not great; The Corona Corner: SXSW 2020 is cancelled, GDC is postponed indefinitely and multiple big studios are enacting work-from-home policies.
  • The heavy hitters: E3's fate gets even more bleak as its' creative director withdraws and the Coronavirus looms overhead (the conference has since been cancelled); Naughty Dog's Hollywood takeover commences as HBO greenlights The Last Of Us TV series & the Uncharted movie gains traction with Antonio Bandaras joining the cast; Google hires former Sony Santa Monica studio head to bolster its' women-led Cloud initiative; Riot Games attempts to bounce back with their own hero shooter, Valorant.

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