The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Jason Concepcion discuss whether Assassin's Creed: Origins innovates enough on the franchise's familiar formula to bring them back to the fold (0:15), then welcome Polygon senior reporter Samit Sarkar for a conversation about the benefits and shortcomings of the Xbox One X, the 4K and HDR difference, why the console's presence in the market makes for such a difficult purchasing decision, and what the Xbox One X signifies for the future of console releases and mid-generation hardware updates (15:15).
‘Assassin's Creed: Origins' and the Xbox One X
Polygon senior reporter Samit Sarkar joined Ben and Jason to discuss the new console
David and Kaz discuss Walter’s problematic name change to Gunther Stark and look at last night’s ‘Dynamite’
Plus, Musa and Ryan round up as much of the week’s footballing chaos as possible, including Spurs’ dramatic late win, drama in the German Cup, and trouble for Atléti
Microsoft develops the Xbox and has been a major player in PC and console gaming for more than 20 years. The company isn’t betting $70 billion on the buzzword of the week.
Mayor Scott discusses what outsiders don’t know about Baltimore, reforming policing within the city, and the work toward equitable economic development
Ryan and CC also share their NFL playoff picks for the upcoming weekend of games