Episodes
On this episode, the team discuss all the interesting announcements from EA Play Live, including Dead Space's return, as well as Death's Door, Ubisoft's new FPS and some notable games coming to Game Pass this month. 00:00:21 — Death's Door Review 00:03:38 — EA Play Live & Dead Space 00:14:34 — Tom Clancy's XDefiant & Ubisoft 00:26:31 — Xbox Game Pass Bumper Month 00:31:44 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:33:15 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/24/21
On this episode, James reviews The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and the team discuss Valve's new Steam Deck, Netflix getting into games and Hideo Kojima questioning the name of his own game. 00:00:21 — Skyward Sword Review 00:02:39 — The Steam Deck 00:11:58 — Netflix Getting Into Games? 00:17:53 — Are 'Director's Cut' A Dumb Name? 00:23:02 — Rapid Fire Round 00:24:31 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/17/21
On this episode, the crew share their thoughts on the Nintendo Switch OLED Model after it was (finally!) announced this week, and weigh into the latest reports on the new Assassin's Creed and Grand Theft Auto games. 00:00:34 — Watch Dogs Legion Bloodline Review 00:05:31 — The Nintendo Switch OLED Model 00:20:47 — Assassin's Creed Infinity 00:30:18 — Grand Theft Auto 6 Rumours 00:37:19 — Rapid Fire Round 00:38:02 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/08/21
In a surprisingly big week of news, the team discuss PlayStation's latest acquisitions, what Bloober Team and Konami's partnership might mean for future Silent Hill games, and the Control franchise becoming a thing. 00:01:08 — Death's Door Preview 00:06:21 — PlayStation's Acquisitions 00:20:29 — Konami and Bloober Team's Partnership 00:33:22 — Control MP Game in the Works? 00:40:05 — Rapid Fire Round 00:41:53 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/03/21
After sharing our thoughts on LEGO Builder's Journey, Olli Olli World and Phantom Abyss, we argue about all this speculation about a new Silent Hill game and discuss out games of the year so far. 00:00:23 — Olli Olli World Preview 00:03:20 — Phantom Abyss Preview 00:06:18 — LEGO Builder's Journey Review 00:10:30 — Is Blue Box's Game Really Silent Hill? 00:22:34 — GOTY So Far... 00:30:06 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/25/21
E3 is done and dusted! Before sharing our favourite E3 announcements, we dissect the Nintendo Direct and review E3 2021. 00:00:34 — Our Thoughts On E3 2021 00:02:52 — Stranger in Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Impressions 00:05:13 — Nintendo's E3 Direct Reactions 00:27:52 — Our Top 3 Announcements 00:32:32 — What the Wiki!? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/16/21
After little sleep, the team group up to share their reactions to Halo Infinite, Guardians of the Galaxy, Final Fantasy Origin, Starfield, Mario +  Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, Forza Horizon 5, Redfall, and more! 00:01:27 — Xbox & Bethesda 00:36:09 — Editor's Note 00:36:39 — Square Enix 00:50:00 — Ubisoft See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/14/21
E3's kicked off for another year! Making time amongst a growing list of announcements to discuss, the team share their thoughts on Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart before reacting to the latest Xbox news and the Summer Game Fest showcase. 00:00:24 — Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Review 00:09:57 — Xbox's Future 00:20:02 — Summer Game Fest Reactions 00:33:34 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/12/21
Discussing E3 2021's major press conferences, we try to predict what may or may not be revealed, and share what announcements we'd be most excited to see. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/05/21
On the precipice of a busy period of video game news, James shares his review of Biomutant and we discuss the Dark Souls-inspired Final Fantasy rumour, the new Pokemon games getting release dates, Sony letting slip some PlayStation news, and Xbox and Bethesda sharing the spotlight at E3. 00:01:12 — Biomutant Review 00:09:45 —The New Pokemon Games Get Release Dates 00:23:02 — A New Final Fantasy? 00:28:27 — PlayStation Let's Slip Some News 00:34:17 — Xbox & Bethesda Sharing the E3...
Published 05/27/21
On this episode, Press Start's most knowledgeable Resident Evil fans (and Ewan) get together to discuss everything Resident Evil Village. No time stamps, just one big, long RE discussion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/27/21
This week, the team reflect on 20 years of Xbox, Starfields reported exclusivity and our latest look at Deathloop. 00:01:32 — Ghostrunner 2 00:02:51 — Mario Golf: Super Rush 00:04:05 — Xbox's 20th Anniversary 00:12:29 — Is Starfield Exclusive? 00:19:41 — Deathloop Preview 00:31:36 — Rapid Fire Round 00:32:36 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/20/21
On this episode, James shares his review of the Assassin's Creed Valhalla expansion and the Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Brodie and Ewan share their thoughts on Resident Evil 8, and Shannon his impressions of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. The crew also weigh into the Ubisoft free-to-play news, and the latest updates from Remedy and The Coalition. 00:00:46 — Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids Review 00:03:42 — Mass Effect Legendary Edition Review 00:10:22 — Ewan And Brodie's...
Published 05/14/21
On this episode, James shares his review of Resident Evil 8, the team debate Returnal's difficulty, speculate about Discord's involvement with PlayStation and remain hopeful for Halo Infinite. 00:02:03 — Resident Evil Village Review 00:17:59 — Halo Infinite and Xbox's Upcoming Games 00:25:36 — Is Returnal Too Unforgiving? 00:41:03 — Rapid Fire Round 00:42:29 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/05/21
On this special edition of the podcast which is powered by the new range of Lenovo Legion laptops featuring AMD Ryzen™ 5000 H-Series Processors, the winner of the Lenovo Legion Epprenticeship competition, Holly Buckley joins the show to talk co-op games, New Pokemon Snap, Returnal, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and more! 00:01:22 — The State of Co-op Games with Special Guest Holly! 00:05:17 — New Pokemon Snap Review 00:12:57 — Returnal Review 00:23:26 — The Mysterious Lombax...
Published 04/29/21
Our Review Of The Mortal Kombat Movie — The Press Start Podcast On a preview heavy podcast, the team share their impressions on Resident Evil 8, Returnal and the Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster before reviewing the new Mortal Kombat movie. 00:05:52 — Resident Evil 8 Preview 00:16:49 — Returnal Preview 00:26:47 — Mortal Kombat Movie Review 00:34:15 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:35:47 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/22/21
Catching up on a big week of news, the team discuss next gen consoles coming back in stock, the Deathloop delay, the new trailer for Abandoned, the Last of Us remake report, PlayStation's approach to first party games, the first PS5 software update and the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. 00:00:22 — PS5s & Xbox Series Xs Back In Stock 00:01:07 — Reactions to Deathloops Delay 00:04:02 — Thoughts on the Abandoned Trailer 00:10:30 — The Last of Us Remake and PlayStation's Approach to First...
Published 04/15/21
After sharing their initial impressions last week, the team do a deep dive on Outriders, and discuss a PlayStation exclusive coming to Xbox Game Pass and E3 making a return. 00:02:34 — Outriders Review 00:24:13 — MLB The Show Shakes Up Game Pass 00:35:33 — E3 Is Back... Sorta 00:43:05 — Rapid Fire Questions 00:45:01 — What The Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/09/21
On this episode, the team share their earlier impressions of Outriders and our review of Disco Elysium: The Final Cut, before discussing the PS3 and Vita stores closing down, Cyberpunk making a comeback and Call of Duty returning to WWII. 00:03:25 — Outriders First Impressions 00:11:37 — Disco Elysium Final Cut Review 00:13:52 — PlayStation Stores Closing Down 00:25:40 — Can Cyberpunk 2077 Make A Comeback? 00:36:31 — Call of Duty Going Back To WWII? 00:42:32 — What the Wiki?! See...
Published 04/03/21
On this special episode, we're joined by Tony Trubridge, the Global Marketing Director at SteelSeries, to talk about the brand's 20-year history. Before that though, we discuss our reviews of Monster Hunter Rise and It Takes Two, as well as weight into the latest delays and refused classification. 00:00:22 — Monster Hunter Rise Review 00:05:26 — It Takes Two Review 00:08:53 — Disco Elysium Refused Classification in Australia 00:18:41 — More Unfortunate Game Delays 00:27:31 — Rapid Fire Q:...
Published 03/27/21
The team recaps all the announcements from Square Enix Presents, questions the colour of the newly announced PlayStation VR controllers and reveal which games they've rediscovered thanks to Game Pass. 00:07:56 — Square Enix Presents 00:15:43 — New PlayStation VR Controllers 00:21:58 — What Games Are You Rediscovering On Game Pass? 00:29:31 — What the Wiki!? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 03/19/21
There's a heap to talk about with PAX Australia making its return, Naughty Dog up to some antics, Loop Hero setting Brodie's world on fire and Netflix publishign details on their Resistant Evil series, but with the Xbox's purchase complete, what does it mean for the future of Bethesda games? 0:28.000 — Is Apex Legends Playable On The Switch 2:16.780 — How's Loop Hero? 5:24.665 — Are We Keen On Watching Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness? 9:14.500 — The Xbox & Bethesda Deal Is...
Published 03/12/21
After sharing their early impressions on Outriders and It Takes Two, the team discuss the rumours surrounding a Nintendo Switch revision and news on the Fall Guys creators, Aliens Fireteam and new PS VR games. 0:21.899 — Outriders Impressions 3:33.473 — It Takes Two Preview 8:37.921 — New Nintendo Switch Pro Reports 14:01.136 — Mediatonic Acquired by Epic Games 21:03.396 — Aliens Fireteam 24:30.721 — Are New PS VR Games Enough to Tempt Us Back? 26:22.628 — What the Wiki?! See...
Published 03/05/21
It's been a big week in games and to unpack it all, the team get together to discuss the PlayStation State of Play, loads more PlayStation news, Anthem's death and new Pokemon games. 7:22.960 — PlayStation's State Of Play 17:17.175 — More PlayStation News 30:06.666 — Anthem Is Dead 36:46.702 — An Open World Pokemon Game? 41:01.376 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/26/21
Facebook might be dead, but the podcast lives on! The team assembles to share their thoughts on Nintendo's first Direct in ages, enquire about Xbox's FPS Boost Mode, and wonder if Avengers coming to next-gen will save the game. 00:56.233 — What's Up With Facebook? 02:28.918 — Nintendo Direct Reactions 23:05.828 — What's Xbox's FPS Boost Mode? 32:43.115 — Avengers Is Coming To Next-Gen, Do We Care? 37:52.898 — What the Wiki?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/19/21