DISCLAIMER: Something went wonky with audio files so you'll notice a slight echo here and there throughout the cast this week. We promise it doesn't get in the way of the listen though!
This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Sean, Marcus & Doug talk about the current state of E3, Outriders, Dreams, The Sonic movie & much more!
What We've Been Playing - Time code: 4:23
- Marcus took advantage of a massive sale and finally started roaming the post apocalyptic DC streets in The Division 2; Sean tries out the newest addition to Apex Legends's roster before diving into a world of pure imagination with DJ in Dreams; Doug vents about his comp woes in the most recent season of Overwatch; and DJ pleads with the Activision developers to bring back a previous map in COD.
Gaming News - Time code: 29:56
- The quick hits: PS4 & Xbox One sales in the US are allegedly declining faster than expected; DBZ Kakarot is the first highest selling game of the new decade (but there's an eye opening caveat that comes with the accomplishment); A playable Xbox build of the urban legend StarCraft Ghost has leaked; A glitch possibly reveals Modern Warfare's Battle Royale mode menu; 5 New Games are coming to Stadia soon; Ubisoft reveals a Prince of Persia themed VR escape room; Pokemon Home launches and brings a bonkers new Professor Oak with it; Sony Pictures & Tencent to produce a Crossfire movie; Bioware once again promises a "substantial reinvention" for Anthem; Nvidia tries to clear the air after Activision Blizzard faux pas.
- The heavy hitters: Geoff Keighley releases a statement about his decision to pull out of this year's E3; The ESA President speaks on the current state of E3 & Unionization, among other things; Sony struggling with PS5 price due to costly parts; Semi In-depth overview of the Outriders gameplay reveal; Sonic The Hedgehog has the most successful opening weekend ever for a video game movie; Tom Holland claims that the upcoming Uncharted movie has "solved" the video game movie.
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