Jack Martin


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.

About The Direct

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Jack Martin's Latest Stories

Cyberpunk 2077 Drops To Half Price on Amazon

Cyberpunk 2077 is Half-Off for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions on Amazon.

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Star Wars' Relationship With EA Games Continues Despite New Deals

Electronic Arts will continue to publish Star Wars video games after its exclusivity deal expires in 2023

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Indiana Jones: Bethesda Announces Video Game Based on Harrison Ford Franchise

Bethesda announces an Indiana Jones video game developed by Machine Games.

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Bioware Releases New Concept Art for Dragon Age 4

Bioware releases new concept art for its upcoming entry in the Dragon Age franchise

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Cyberpunk 2077 DLC Approaching as Website Goes Live

A web page for Cyberpunk 2077's planned DLC releases goes live.

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Psychonauts 2 Developer Teases Game's Ending While Discussing Development Progress

Double Fine President Tim Schafer speaks about the studio's progress on Psychonauts 2

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Xbox Expands Cyberpunk 2077 Refund Policy

Xbox broadens its return policy to ensure that fans get full refunds after digitally purchasing Cyberpunk 2077.

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HBO Max Brings Over 10,000 of Streaming Content To PlayStation 5

HBO Max is now available to use on PlayStation 5 consoles.

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Among Us: PlayStation & Xbox Releases Closer Than Ever Before With New Announcement

Among Us releases on the Nintendo Switch, but what does this potentially mean for PlayStation and Xbox.

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GTA 5 Online Heist Update: Rockstar Teases Expansive Location & Player Freedom

Rockstar developers discuss the newly released heist for GTA Online, which is perhaps the biggest update yet.

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Cyberpunk 2077 Developer Apologizes For PS4 and Xbox One Versions of Game

CD Projekt Red apologizes for the poor performance of the game on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and promises more updates.

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Hitman 3: New Trailer Showcases Assassination Gameplay & Fresh Locations

A new Hitman 3 trailer shows off gameplay and new locations.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Trailer Announces Season One of Multiplayer

A new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War announces Season One of multiplayer content.

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Rust Developer Delays PlayStation & Xbox Console Release To 2021

Rust developer Double Eleven announces that the console version of the game has been delayed.

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Thor: Ragnarok's Taika Waititi Directs New Xbox Short Film Featuring a Cat as Master Chief

The MCU director Taika Waititi directs a short, experimental film for Xbox.

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Cyberpunk 2077: New Trailer Shows Off Photo Mode With Tons of Customizations

A new Cyberpunk 2077 trailer shows off the game's photo mode.

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Marvel's Avengers Eyes More DLC To Improve Poor Sales

Marvel's Avengers hopes to regain ground with continued DLC support.

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Cyberpunk 2077 Footage Reveals the Difference Between PS4 Pro vs. PS5 Gameplay

CD Projekt Red releases a new video showcasing Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay on a PS4 Pro and a PS5.

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Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Addresses Pre-Order Problems and Future Improvements

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer discusses the pre-order issues for the Xbox Series X and S.

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Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Promo Video Shows Off Cast For Ganke, Rio & More

PlayStation releases a new video featuring actors from Spider-Man: Miles Morales as they describe the characters and setting of the game.

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Dragon Age Developer Creates 'Triple-I' Yellow Brick Games With Mass Effect, Watch Dog Devs

Mike Laidlaw creates a new Quebec City studio called Yellow Brick Games with former AAA developers.

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