This week on the Press X to Start podcast, Sean, Marcus, DJ & Doug talk about Call Of Duty's Gunfight Alpha, Mortal Kombat 11's Kombat Pack, a whole lotta Gamescom and more!
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What We've Been Playing - Time code: 04:30
- Marcus plays a variety of fighting games to varying degrees of success; DJ beats up potential love interests in My Time In Portia and tries to survive Remnant: From The Ashe's high difficulty level before joining Sean for some 2v2 mayhem in the Alpha for Call Of Duty Modern Warfare's Gunfight mode; Doug deals with supreme incompetence in Overwatch and anticipates Dead By Daylight's Stranger Things event.
Gaming News - Time code: 31:41
- The quick hits: PS5's leaked dev kit is confirmed to be real, Sony buys Insomnia Games to complete its' monopoly on all things Spiderman, Xbox One is dropping two new controller designs this fall (Sept. 17 & Oct. 8 respectively), Microsoft used Kinect to spy on players, The upcoming Uncharted movie loses yet another director and closes in on a replacement
- The heavy hitters: We do an elaborate recap of Gamescom including Google Stadia's presentation and Death Stranding's gameplay reveal, Nintendo shuts down claims of there being a trade-in program for older Switch models, Mortal Kombat 11 reveals the 6 new fighters in its' Kombat Pack, Gamestop's tumultuous year continues as they lay off over 100 employees (some of whom were at Gamescom).
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