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Level 3.39 - Grookey Gang

November 22, 2019

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This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Marcus & Cam talk about Pokemon Sword & Shield, Google Stadia, Hideo Kojima's defense of Death Stranding, X019 and more!!

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 03:34

  • As usual Sean & DJ briefly talk Gundam & Apex Legends before the whole gang delves deeper into Death Stranding and give our first impressions of Pokemon Sword & Shield.

Gaming News - Time code: 31:42

  • The quick hits: Fortnite drops a new Storm Trooper skin in honor of Fallen Order's release; Mark Wahlberg joins the Uncharted movie as Sully after losing the Drake gig to Tom Holland; Shenmue III oddly lifts review embargo after the release; GTA 6 release window might've been leaked by a random rap group; Monster Energy's stocks surge thanks to Death Stranding; LoL's debuts new hip-hop super group, True Damage; COD: Modern Warfare becomes best selling game of the year to the surprise of no one; John Carmack leaves Oculus to start the robot apoca-*ahem* pursue an AI passion project; Disney rumored to be developing a Dragonball movie with an all Asian cast; Sonic's redesign for his upcoming film has everyone breathing a sigh of relief; The Witcher Netflix series greenlights a second season a month ahead of its' premiere.
  • The heavy hitters: Hideo Kojima ruffles some feathers with his comments about Death Stranding's divisive reception in America; Google Stadia will have even LESS of its' promised features available at launch, An rundown of what was announced at London's X019 show; Bioware to try to breath new life into Anthem's decaying corpse with complete overhaul inspired by No Man Sky.

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