Why He Joined The Direct
Jack joined The Direct to report on the next generation of video game consoles. He’s excited for the potential of the new consoles, and he hopes to connect with The Direct’s audience for some positive conversations about video games!
Jack's Favorite Video Game
The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II are tied as Jack's favorite video games. These two stand out as important documents within the gaming industry. More so than other games, The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II tell compelling stories that use gameplay in smart, innovative ways to progress their overall plots.
Jack's Favorite Video Game Moment
Jack's favorite video game moment is the giraffe sequence in The Last of Us. For Jack, this was a quiet, reflective scene that displayed the game’s theme of hope in a dark time.
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Jack Martin's Latest Stories
New evidence on social media suggests that an announcement about LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga might be coming soon.
Leaked images suggest that a Professor Hulk skin is coming to Marvel's Avengers.
Sony announced that PlayStation Plus Video Pass will launch as a test service in Poland.
An image of PlayStation Plus Video Pass was accidentally posted to PlayStation's Polish website.
Jason Schreier confirms that Aspyr Media is developing a remake of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.
Details about the upcoming episode DLC for Final Fantasy VII Remake have been revealed.
PlayStation may be developing its own answer to Xbox Game Pass, according to God of War creator David Jaffe.
MLB The Show 21, the former PlayStation exclusive franchise, will release on Xbox Game Pass on April 20, 2021.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been delayed beyond its initial release window of Spring 2021.
CD PROJEKT announced a series of strategy updates, which plan to expand its IP's offerings.
A Ghost of Tsushima film is in development, with the director of the John Wick films set to direct.
Gotham Knights, the new upcoming Batman game, has been delayed until 2022.
Forspoken, the official tile of Project Athia, was revealed for a planned 2022 release.
Life Is Strange: True Colors will reportedly release on September 10, 2021, according to a leak.
The next entry in the Life Is Strange series will be revealed next week in the first Square Enix Presents.
The Murder on Eridanos DLC was announced for The Outer Worlds and is coming out on March 17.
Bethesda Softworks is now officially owned by Xbox, with exclusive titles on the way.
Marvel's Avengers will undergo significant XP and cosmetic changes in time for the Hawkeye DLC.
Doom 3: VR Edition is coming to PlayStation VR on March 29, 2021.
A new co-op Aliens survival game was revealed and will release this summer across multiple platforms.
PlayStation 5 storage upgrade options will be available this summer.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade announced for June 10 release.
PlayStation announces martial arts game SIFU for a release later this year.
The next patch for Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed to March because of a recent cyber attack issued toward the studio.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is releasing for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S on March 26.
Gran Turismo 7 has been delayed to 2022 due to COVID-19 related production issues.
Final Fantasy XVI producer confirms that the game will feature action-based combat.
Xbox announces a new feature that allows backwards compatible titles to be enhanced.
Xbox announced a new wireless headset that will release on March 16, 2021.
The controversial and originally cancelled Six Days in Fallujah has been revived for release this year.
Paramount Pictures announced that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 will release in 2022.
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is getting a free next-gen upgrade on March 12.
Sony reports that its newly released console, the PlayStation 5, is selling at a loss for the company.
The developer behind the rumored Knights of the Old Republic remake might have been uncovered in an online thread.
Netflix announces that a new 3D-animated Sonic the Hedgehog series will premiere on the streaming platform in 2022.
Roger Craig Smith announces that he will no longer voice Sonic the Hedgehog in future projects.
Former Xbox boss Robbie Bach discusses multiple pitches for a handheld Xbox device that was dubbed "Xboy."
Netflix is ordering a Tomb Raider anime series that will continue within Square Enix's Tomb Raider game universe.
IO Interactive details new information about its upcoming James Bond game.
A rumored sequel to Fallout: New Vegas could be in development for later this decade