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Video Games 2 the MAX

Sean Garmer, Marc Morrison

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Video Games 2 the MAX

Video Games 2 the MAX

Sean Garmer, Marc Morrison

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Video Games 2 the MAX is the official Games podcast of W2Mnet.com. where Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison get together to talk about everything involving Video Games. Every week, twice a week, we discuss what we are playing, games we are reviewing, the gaming news of the week, there's a special topic too. Sometimes there's some Entertainment news covered as well. You can check out Marc, Sean's, or the whole staff's written game reviews, and other things over at http://w2mnet.com/games/You can also follow each of the guys individually on twitter @W2MSean, @humanityplague, or the entire network @W2MNetwork. Make sure to go like the W2Mnet Facebook Page as well.

Latest Episodes

Best Games of 2020 So Far, Last of Us Part 2, Video Game Prices - VG2M # 234

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and Randy Isbelle as they discuss game prices rising for next-gen, Fallot getting a TV series, EVO 2020 canceled, and Microsoft’s possible interest in acquiring WB Interactive. Plus, the trio of Randy, Jens, and Marc take a spoiler-free dive into Last of Us Part 2 as Randy has finished the game. While Marc and Jens are about halfway through. Marc also has thoughts on Hardspace: Shipbreaker and Jens gives his review on the new content in Persona 5 The Royal. Sean also has finally beaten Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition and is on to the Future Connected epilogue. Finally, in our special topic for this show, everyone gives out their Top 5 Best Games of 2020 So Far. Timestamps: Headlines: Game prices possibly going up for Next-Gen (1:00)Microsoft possibly interested in WB Interactive (20:15)Fallout getting a TV series thanks to Amazon (26:30)EVO 2020 canceled amidst allegations (36:30)Persona 5 Anime Dubbed Hits Bluray (45:37) Games We Are Playing: Persona 5 The Royal (47:38)Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected Epilogue (51:20)Last of Us Part 2 (54:30)Hardspace: Shipbreaker (1:22:50) Special Topic: Best Games of 2020 So Far (1:24:00)

112 MIN3 d ago
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Best Games of 2020 So Far, Last of Us Part 2, Video Game Prices - VG2M # 234

Crash Bandicoot 4, EA Play Live 2020, New Pokemon Snap - Video Games 2 the MAX # 233

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the announcements from the EA Play 2020 event. How Star Wars: Squadrons has them excited. While Marc is really sour on Skate 4. They also wonder why some of the bigger games did not receive much information at all like the next Dragon Age. Marc gives his early thoughts on Last of Us Part 2 and Persona 4 Golden on PC. While Sean keeps bashing away at Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Also, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time leaked due to a retail listing, Sean gets hyped for New Pokemon Snap and Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory getting announced. While they also discuss the Cyberpunk 2077 delay and if the game actually comes out this year. Thank you to Jens Dietrich for Editing and doing Post Production on the episode. Timestamps: Games We Are Playing: Last of Us Part 2 (4:58)Persona 4: Golden on PC (9:00)Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (13:35) Headlines: Crash Bandicoot 4 leaks (19:35)Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed till November 19Potential PS5 and Xbox Series X price leaks (57:55)Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory Announced (1:08:40)New Pokemon Snap Announced (1:15:15)Predictions for next week’s Pokemon Presents (1:24:30) Main Topic: EA Play Live 2020 Discussion (22:20) What Marc found interesting from other announcements this week (1:29:15)

98 MIN3 w ago
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Crash Bandicoot 4, EA Play Live 2020, New Pokemon Snap - Video Games 2 the MAX # 233

PlayStation 5 Event Discussion, AT&T Selling WB Interactive - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

On this special edition of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and Randy Isbelle as they discuss everything announced at the PlayStation 5 event. Covering the big games such as: Horizon Zero Dawn: Forbidden West, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. While also talking about the smaller games like Bugsnax and Kena: Bridge of Spirits too. Plus, the console has finally been revealed and the guys talk about a potential price, the console design, and there being a digital edition as well. Also, The Last of Us Part 2 reviews are out and they are absolutely glowing about the game. Not to mention, the big news that AT&T is putting WB Interactive up for sale is discussed. Where could beloved studios Rocksteady and Netherrealm land and is their a best choice for any of them. Timestamps: Headlines: Intro & Last of Us Part 2 Reviews AT&T Putting WB Interactive up for sale (3:15)More on Persona 4 Hitting PC (1:19:30) Main Topic: Playstation 5 Event Discussion (13:50)PS5 Console Reveal Discussion (1:06:50)

89 MINJUN 14
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PlayStation 5 Event Discussion, AT&T Selling WB Interactive - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

PS5 Event Preview, Clubhouse Games, State of Konami- Video Games 2 the MAX # 232

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the PlayStation event being back on for tomorrow. The guys give a final preview of some games that could be announced or shown off at the event. There was also a Destiny event yesterday and Bungie even announced what’s ahead in 2021 and 2022. Could this finally be what gets more people into playing Destiny, or is this just a case of current fans should be excited for more content coming. This week also saw some surprise leaks as well. It looks like Persona 4: Golden is headed to PC very soon. While Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is a thing and it is out in August too. Even the troublesome Dead Island 2 got a build leaked and its downloadable as well. Plus, Marc talks about his time with Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics and Sean has gotten pretty far into Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Timestamps: Intro and Opening Discussion: Marc going shopping again, and a little more on the happenings in the world as well. Games We Are Playing: Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (3:15)Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (11:25)Super Castlevania IV (19:20) Headlines: Sean Talks About Getting a pet, a Kitty Cat (22:38)Cops Being Canceled and the Demise of G4 (25:20) PS5 Event Rescheduled For Thursday (31:00)Persona 4: Golden to Hit PC June 13 (32:15)Destiny 2 Expansion News (39:10)Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning Announcement (42:40)Marc’s thoughts on World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Expansion with Livestream delay (49:11)Dead Island 2 Leak (55:20)EA Adds Games to Steam (59:00)Konami Partnering With Western Studios (1:01:50) Special Topic: PlayStation 5 Event Preview (1:11:35)

90 MINJUN 11
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PS5 Event Preview, Clubhouse Games, State of Konami- Video Games 2 the MAX # 232

Game Gear Micro, PS5 Event Delayed, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - Video Games 2 the MAX # 231

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the Black Lives Matter protests, their support of them, and if some actual change will come as a result. The protests also brought along delays for the PlayStation 5 and Madden 21 events as well. Will they cause other events to be delayed in the weeks to come too? In that same discussion, they also touch on some games that could be shown off at the PS5 event, how the event could shape what Microsoft does in their July event, and how EA extending their exclusivity deal with the NFL is going to bring about competition in another genre. SEGA also announced the Game Gear Micro with a set of four colors and each one including four exclusive games. The guys wonder if this actually comes out in other places besides Japan and have a live reaction to the game reveals as well. Also, Kingdom Hearts could get a Disney + Show, Sonic Movie is getting a sequel, Cate Blanchett cast in Borderlands movie. Plus, Sean gives his early thoughts on Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition after playing the first 20 hours or so. Timestamps: Intro and Discussion on the Black Lives Matter Protests in the United States Headlines: Sony delays the PlayStation 5 event due to the protests and also some games we could see at the event when it eventually happens, and more (12:35) EA extends their exclusivity deal with the NFL for Madden and their plan to start making arcade football games again (43:50) The Sonic Movie gets the green light for a sequel (46:00)SEGA reveals the Game Gear Micro (47:20)Sonic Boom cartoon is canceled (58:30)TSSZ Sonic Fansite Shuts Down (59:35)Street Fighter V Gets More DLC (1:02:35)Kingdom Hearts May Get a Disney + Show (1:05:15)Cate Blanchett Cast as Lilith in Borderlands Movie (1:15:20) Live Reaction to Game Gear Micro game reveal trailer (1:22:40) Games We Are Playing: Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (1:28:06)

108 MINJUN 4
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Game Gear Micro, PS5 Event Delayed, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - Video Games 2 the MAX # 231

The Wholesome Direct, Favorite Open World Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 230

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss when Sony could show off something game-related for PlayStation 5 and what remains of 2020 for the company. As well as the PS Plus titles for June 2020 and the Xbox Games For Gold too. Blizzcon is the latest convention canceled over COVID-19 concerns. Marc wonders if that’s secretly a good thing for the company in the long run now that they won’t even have a digital event until some time in 2021. Also, Sean breaks down some of the announcements from the Wholesome Direct. While the guys also talk about if Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s world is going to be too big. Marc also has thoughts on why Ubisoft should have just chosen one gender for the game and stuck to it. The debate is feisty for this one. Finally, the duo discusses their favorite open worlds to explore in gaming. Time Stamps: Headlines: Discussing Sony showing PS5 Games and what remains of 2020 for them (2:50)PS Plus Games For June 2020 (Not talked about, but looks like the other game could be Star Wars Battlefront II) (11:10)Xbox Games For Gold June 2020 (15:40)Blizzcon Canceled (20:33)Manchester United Suing Football Manager (28:40) Major Talking Points: Wholesome Direct Discussion (36:10) How Big is Too Big: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Open World and should Ubisoft have just picked for Eivor to be Male or Female and gone in one direction (44:50) Special Topic: Favorite Open Worlds (1:05:00)

88 MINMAY 28
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The Wholesome Direct, Favorite Open World Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 230

Call of Duty: Cold War, April NPD, Favorite Arcade Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 229

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the crazy month that was April for video game sales. Final Fantasy VII Remake takes the top spot inevitably, but even wilder is the three major console makers all had a ridiculous month, is it something we could see sustained in May as well? Or is this all due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, future games are a big theme for this week as another expo was announced with Japanese publishers taking center stage on June 23rd for the New Game + expo. Sony plans on revealing its lineup of PlayStation 5 games soon. While The Embracer Group and Take-Two each reveal that they have a ton of games in development. The duo explore what could the Take-Two studios be making and could The Embracer Group really buy even more studios? We also take a fun look at the past with our favorite Arcade games in celebration of Pac-Man’s 40th anniversary Minecraft DLC. Timestamps: Games We’ve Been Playing: Snowrunner (3:40)Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (4:05)Kirby Games (6:40)Vanquish (7:50)Oculus Quest stuff (9:30)Games out this week (10:20) Headlines: April 2020 is huge for game sales (12:00)Valorant goes public June 2 2020 (16:15)New Game Expo + Hits June 23 2020 (17:45)Ubisoft teases Scott Pilgrim game returning (21:18)Call of Duty 2020 based on Cold War time period (28:10)System Shock 3 Transferred to Tencent, plus some Wonderful 101 and The Bouncer talk (32:35)Sony Teases Announcing Games and more news on the Dualsense controller (38:50)Take-Two Interactive and The Embracer Group announce they have a ton of games in development (42:10)Pac-Man 40th Anniversary Celebration (57:28) Special Topic: Favorite Arcade Games (59:27) You can always let us know your favorite arcade games via the comments, email us at w2mnetwork@gmail.com with any questions or concerns, or shout out and follow us on twitter or via the Facebook page too. Also, be sure to review us on your listening app of choice, or via podchaser if you’d like to do so.Thank you to Jens Dietrich for doing the editing and post production on the showLike us on the w2mnet.com Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/W2MNetwork/Follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/W2MNetwork, https://twitter.com/W2MSean, https://twitter.com/HumanityPlague, https://twitter.com/ApertureSilenceReview us on Podchaser or your favorite podcasting app: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/video-games-2-the-max-181386Marc's Animal Crossing Review: http://w2mnet.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-review/Marc's Ancient Enemy Review: http://w2mnet.com/ancient-enemy-review/

78 MINMAY 24
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Call of Duty: Cold War, April NPD, Favorite Arcade Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 229

Final Fantasy VII Remake Spoilercast - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

On this Video Games 2 the MAX special hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and Randy Isbelle to talk all things Final Fantasy VII Remake. Thoughts on the story throughout various points, the characters, the battle system, music, and where they go from here. So there are spoilers for the game and some for the original Final Fantasy VII, you have been warned.

109 MINMAY 19
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Final Fantasy VII Remake Spoilercast - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

Ghost of Tsushima Gameplay, New Paper Mario, Unreal Engine 5 - Video Games 2 the MAX # 228

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the week of announcements and gameplay reveals. Starting with the Tony Hawk 1 & 2 Remakes, touching on the PlayStation 5 Unreal Engine demo, and diving into the Ghost of Tsushima State of Play and Nintendo’s reveal of Paper Mario: The Origami King coming out on the same day as well. Marc is very excited for the Tony Hawk games. While Sean is wowed by what Ghost of Tsushima brings in both gameplay forms and in exploring its vast world. Plus, discussions on the Mafia Trilogy announcement, why Nintendo is not doing enough with its older library of games, Doctor Who getting a trilogy of VR titles, and more. Timestamps: Housekeeping and Marc goes to Ohio (0:00) Headlines: Tony Hawk Remaster 1 & 2 (5:35)Unreal Engine 5 Shows Off the PlayStation 5 (13:46)State of Play: Ghost of Tsushima (16:35) Mafia Trilogy Discussion (23:40)Paper Mario: The Origami King (27:31)Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 30 FPS on Xbox Series X (32:30)Anthem Team Size, Bioware’s Situation, 4 vs. 1 Games (35:17)J Allard Joins Intellivision (48:40)Nintendo’s May 2020 SNES and NES Games, Is Nintendo Doing Enough With Retro Games? (51:32)Doctor Who VR Trilogy and Control’s Next Expansion Explains Alan Wake (1:02:40)

69 MINMAY 17
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Ghost of Tsushima Gameplay, New Paper Mario, Unreal Engine 5 - Video Games 2 the MAX # 228

Ubisoft Forward, Cassette Beasts, First Gaming Memories - Video Games 2 the MAX # 227

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX, hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss more events for IGN’s Summer of Gaming and Gamespot’s Play For All announced. Including the Guerrilla Collective Showcase that focuses on indies. While Ubisoft Forward is happening July 12. The duo talk about what they are looking forward to seeing from these shows. There’s also a rumor that a Diablo 2 remaster could release by the end of 2020. Will it actually happen? Should people be worried that Vicarious Visions is being attached as well? And is there a chance this could rush the game as well. Plus, in the special topic the guys discuss their first console, who got them into video games, some of their first favorite games, and early memories of playing games in arcades and stores. Timestamps: Headlines: Guerrilla Collective Showcase Announced (3:45)Diablo 2 Remaster Possibly Coming (11:50)Star Wars Episode I: Pod Racer (25:10)Ubisoft Forward Announced (27:00)Steam Possibly Doing a Loyalty Program (37:00)Cassette Beasts Announced (43:40)American Horror Stories (45:40) Special Topic: Our Firsts in Gaming, How we got into Games, Arcade and Store memories

85 MINMAY 12
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Ubisoft Forward, Cassette Beasts, First Gaming Memories - Video Games 2 the MAX # 227

Latest Episodes

Best Games of 2020 So Far, Last of Us Part 2, Video Game Prices - VG2M # 234

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and Randy Isbelle as they discuss game prices rising for next-gen, Fallot getting a TV series, EVO 2020 canceled, and Microsoft’s possible interest in acquiring WB Interactive. Plus, the trio of Randy, Jens, and Marc take a spoiler-free dive into Last of Us Part 2 as Randy has finished the game. While Marc and Jens are about halfway through. Marc also has thoughts on Hardspace: Shipbreaker and Jens gives his review on the new content in Persona 5 The Royal. Sean also has finally beaten Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition and is on to the Future Connected epilogue. Finally, in our special topic for this show, everyone gives out their Top 5 Best Games of 2020 So Far. Timestamps: Headlines: Game prices possibly going up for Next-Gen (1:00)Microsoft possibly interested in WB Interactive (20:15)Fallout getting a TV series thanks to Amazon (26:30)EVO 2020 canceled amidst allegations (36:30)Persona 5 Anime Dubbed Hits Bluray (45:37) Games We Are Playing: Persona 5 The Royal (47:38)Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected Epilogue (51:20)Last of Us Part 2 (54:30)Hardspace: Shipbreaker (1:22:50) Special Topic: Best Games of 2020 So Far (1:24:00)

112 MIN3 d ago
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Best Games of 2020 So Far, Last of Us Part 2, Video Game Prices - VG2M # 234

Crash Bandicoot 4, EA Play Live 2020, New Pokemon Snap - Video Games 2 the MAX # 233

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the announcements from the EA Play 2020 event. How Star Wars: Squadrons has them excited. While Marc is really sour on Skate 4. They also wonder why some of the bigger games did not receive much information at all like the next Dragon Age. Marc gives his early thoughts on Last of Us Part 2 and Persona 4 Golden on PC. While Sean keeps bashing away at Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Also, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time leaked due to a retail listing, Sean gets hyped for New Pokemon Snap and Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory getting announced. While they also discuss the Cyberpunk 2077 delay and if the game actually comes out this year. Thank you to Jens Dietrich for Editing and doing Post Production on the episode. Timestamps: Games We Are Playing: Last of Us Part 2 (4:58)Persona 4: Golden on PC (9:00)Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (13:35) Headlines: Crash Bandicoot 4 leaks (19:35)Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed till November 19Potential PS5 and Xbox Series X price leaks (57:55)Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory Announced (1:08:40)New Pokemon Snap Announced (1:15:15)Predictions for next week’s Pokemon Presents (1:24:30) Main Topic: EA Play Live 2020 Discussion (22:20) What Marc found interesting from other announcements this week (1:29:15)

98 MIN3 w ago
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Crash Bandicoot 4, EA Play Live 2020, New Pokemon Snap - Video Games 2 the MAX # 233

PlayStation 5 Event Discussion, AT&T Selling WB Interactive - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

On this special edition of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and Randy Isbelle as they discuss everything announced at the PlayStation 5 event. Covering the big games such as: Horizon Zero Dawn: Forbidden West, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. While also talking about the smaller games like Bugsnax and Kena: Bridge of Spirits too. Plus, the console has finally been revealed and the guys talk about a potential price, the console design, and there being a digital edition as well. Also, The Last of Us Part 2 reviews are out and they are absolutely glowing about the game. Not to mention, the big news that AT&T is putting WB Interactive up for sale is discussed. Where could beloved studios Rocksteady and Netherrealm land and is their a best choice for any of them. Timestamps: Headlines: Intro & Last of Us Part 2 Reviews AT&T Putting WB Interactive up for sale (3:15)More on Persona 4 Hitting PC (1:19:30) Main Topic: Playstation 5 Event Discussion (13:50)PS5 Console Reveal Discussion (1:06:50)

89 MINJUN 14
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PlayStation 5 Event Discussion, AT&T Selling WB Interactive - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

PS5 Event Preview, Clubhouse Games, State of Konami- Video Games 2 the MAX # 232

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the PlayStation event being back on for tomorrow. The guys give a final preview of some games that could be announced or shown off at the event. There was also a Destiny event yesterday and Bungie even announced what’s ahead in 2021 and 2022. Could this finally be what gets more people into playing Destiny, or is this just a case of current fans should be excited for more content coming. This week also saw some surprise leaks as well. It looks like Persona 4: Golden is headed to PC very soon. While Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is a thing and it is out in August too. Even the troublesome Dead Island 2 got a build leaked and its downloadable as well. Plus, Marc talks about his time with Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics and Sean has gotten pretty far into Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Timestamps: Intro and Opening Discussion: Marc going shopping again, and a little more on the happenings in the world as well. Games We Are Playing: Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (3:15)Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (11:25)Super Castlevania IV (19:20) Headlines: Sean Talks About Getting a pet, a Kitty Cat (22:38)Cops Being Canceled and the Demise of G4 (25:20) PS5 Event Rescheduled For Thursday (31:00)Persona 4: Golden to Hit PC June 13 (32:15)Destiny 2 Expansion News (39:10)Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning Announcement (42:40)Marc’s thoughts on World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Expansion with Livestream delay (49:11)Dead Island 2 Leak (55:20)EA Adds Games to Steam (59:00)Konami Partnering With Western Studios (1:01:50) Special Topic: PlayStation 5 Event Preview (1:11:35)

90 MINJUN 11
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PS5 Event Preview, Clubhouse Games, State of Konami- Video Games 2 the MAX # 232

Game Gear Micro, PS5 Event Delayed, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - Video Games 2 the MAX # 231

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the Black Lives Matter protests, their support of them, and if some actual change will come as a result. The protests also brought along delays for the PlayStation 5 and Madden 21 events as well. Will they cause other events to be delayed in the weeks to come too? In that same discussion, they also touch on some games that could be shown off at the PS5 event, how the event could shape what Microsoft does in their July event, and how EA extending their exclusivity deal with the NFL is going to bring about competition in another genre. SEGA also announced the Game Gear Micro with a set of four colors and each one including four exclusive games. The guys wonder if this actually comes out in other places besides Japan and have a live reaction to the game reveals as well. Also, Kingdom Hearts could get a Disney + Show, Sonic Movie is getting a sequel, Cate Blanchett cast in Borderlands movie. Plus, Sean gives his early thoughts on Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition after playing the first 20 hours or so. Timestamps: Intro and Discussion on the Black Lives Matter Protests in the United States Headlines: Sony delays the PlayStation 5 event due to the protests and also some games we could see at the event when it eventually happens, and more (12:35) EA extends their exclusivity deal with the NFL for Madden and their plan to start making arcade football games again (43:50) The Sonic Movie gets the green light for a sequel (46:00)SEGA reveals the Game Gear Micro (47:20)Sonic Boom cartoon is canceled (58:30)TSSZ Sonic Fansite Shuts Down (59:35)Street Fighter V Gets More DLC (1:02:35)Kingdom Hearts May Get a Disney + Show (1:05:15)Cate Blanchett Cast as Lilith in Borderlands Movie (1:15:20) Live Reaction to Game Gear Micro game reveal trailer (1:22:40) Games We Are Playing: Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (1:28:06)

108 MINJUN 4
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Game Gear Micro, PS5 Event Delayed, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - Video Games 2 the MAX # 231

The Wholesome Direct, Favorite Open World Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 230

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss when Sony could show off something game-related for PlayStation 5 and what remains of 2020 for the company. As well as the PS Plus titles for June 2020 and the Xbox Games For Gold too. Blizzcon is the latest convention canceled over COVID-19 concerns. Marc wonders if that’s secretly a good thing for the company in the long run now that they won’t even have a digital event until some time in 2021. Also, Sean breaks down some of the announcements from the Wholesome Direct. While the guys also talk about if Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s world is going to be too big. Marc also has thoughts on why Ubisoft should have just chosen one gender for the game and stuck to it. The debate is feisty for this one. Finally, the duo discusses their favorite open worlds to explore in gaming. Time Stamps: Headlines: Discussing Sony showing PS5 Games and what remains of 2020 for them (2:50)PS Plus Games For June 2020 (Not talked about, but looks like the other game could be Star Wars Battlefront II) (11:10)Xbox Games For Gold June 2020 (15:40)Blizzcon Canceled (20:33)Manchester United Suing Football Manager (28:40) Major Talking Points: Wholesome Direct Discussion (36:10) How Big is Too Big: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Open World and should Ubisoft have just picked for Eivor to be Male or Female and gone in one direction (44:50) Special Topic: Favorite Open Worlds (1:05:00)

88 MINMAY 28
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The Wholesome Direct, Favorite Open World Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 230

Call of Duty: Cold War, April NPD, Favorite Arcade Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 229

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the crazy month that was April for video game sales. Final Fantasy VII Remake takes the top spot inevitably, but even wilder is the three major console makers all had a ridiculous month, is it something we could see sustained in May as well? Or is this all due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, future games are a big theme for this week as another expo was announced with Japanese publishers taking center stage on June 23rd for the New Game + expo. Sony plans on revealing its lineup of PlayStation 5 games soon. While The Embracer Group and Take-Two each reveal that they have a ton of games in development. The duo explore what could the Take-Two studios be making and could The Embracer Group really buy even more studios? We also take a fun look at the past with our favorite Arcade games in celebration of Pac-Man’s 40th anniversary Minecraft DLC. Timestamps: Games We’ve Been Playing: Snowrunner (3:40)Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (4:05)Kirby Games (6:40)Vanquish (7:50)Oculus Quest stuff (9:30)Games out this week (10:20) Headlines: April 2020 is huge for game sales (12:00)Valorant goes public June 2 2020 (16:15)New Game Expo + Hits June 23 2020 (17:45)Ubisoft teases Scott Pilgrim game returning (21:18)Call of Duty 2020 based on Cold War time period (28:10)System Shock 3 Transferred to Tencent, plus some Wonderful 101 and The Bouncer talk (32:35)Sony Teases Announcing Games and more news on the Dualsense controller (38:50)Take-Two Interactive and The Embracer Group announce they have a ton of games in development (42:10)Pac-Man 40th Anniversary Celebration (57:28) Special Topic: Favorite Arcade Games (59:27) You can always let us know your favorite arcade games via the comments, email us at w2mnetwork@gmail.com with any questions or concerns, or shout out and follow us on twitter or via the Facebook page too. Also, be sure to review us on your listening app of choice, or via podchaser if you’d like to do so.Thank you to Jens Dietrich for doing the editing and post production on the showLike us on the w2mnet.com Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/W2MNetwork/Follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/W2MNetwork, https://twitter.com/W2MSean, https://twitter.com/HumanityPlague, https://twitter.com/ApertureSilenceReview us on Podchaser or your favorite podcasting app: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/video-games-2-the-max-181386Marc's Animal Crossing Review: http://w2mnet.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-review/Marc's Ancient Enemy Review: http://w2mnet.com/ancient-enemy-review/

78 MINMAY 24
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Call of Duty: Cold War, April NPD, Favorite Arcade Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 229

Final Fantasy VII Remake Spoilercast - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

On this Video Games 2 the MAX special hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and Randy Isbelle to talk all things Final Fantasy VII Remake. Thoughts on the story throughout various points, the characters, the battle system, music, and where they go from here. So there are spoilers for the game and some for the original Final Fantasy VII, you have been warned.

109 MINMAY 19
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Final Fantasy VII Remake Spoilercast - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

Ghost of Tsushima Gameplay, New Paper Mario, Unreal Engine 5 - Video Games 2 the MAX # 228

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the week of announcements and gameplay reveals. Starting with the Tony Hawk 1 & 2 Remakes, touching on the PlayStation 5 Unreal Engine demo, and diving into the Ghost of Tsushima State of Play and Nintendo’s reveal of Paper Mario: The Origami King coming out on the same day as well. Marc is very excited for the Tony Hawk games. While Sean is wowed by what Ghost of Tsushima brings in both gameplay forms and in exploring its vast world. Plus, discussions on the Mafia Trilogy announcement, why Nintendo is not doing enough with its older library of games, Doctor Who getting a trilogy of VR titles, and more. Timestamps: Housekeeping and Marc goes to Ohio (0:00) Headlines: Tony Hawk Remaster 1 & 2 (5:35)Unreal Engine 5 Shows Off the PlayStation 5 (13:46)State of Play: Ghost of Tsushima (16:35) Mafia Trilogy Discussion (23:40)Paper Mario: The Origami King (27:31)Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 30 FPS on Xbox Series X (32:30)Anthem Team Size, Bioware’s Situation, 4 vs. 1 Games (35:17)J Allard Joins Intellivision (48:40)Nintendo’s May 2020 SNES and NES Games, Is Nintendo Doing Enough With Retro Games? (51:32)Doctor Who VR Trilogy and Control’s Next Expansion Explains Alan Wake (1:02:40)

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Ghost of Tsushima Gameplay, New Paper Mario, Unreal Engine 5 - Video Games 2 the MAX # 228

Ubisoft Forward, Cassette Beasts, First Gaming Memories - Video Games 2 the MAX # 227

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX, hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss more events for IGN’s Summer of Gaming and Gamespot’s Play For All announced. Including the Guerrilla Collective Showcase that focuses on indies. While Ubisoft Forward is happening July 12. The duo talk about what they are looking forward to seeing from these shows. There’s also a rumor that a Diablo 2 remaster could release by the end of 2020. Will it actually happen? Should people be worried that Vicarious Visions is being attached as well? And is there a chance this could rush the game as well. Plus, in the special topic the guys discuss their first console, who got them into video games, some of their first favorite games, and early memories of playing games in arcades and stores. Timestamps: Headlines: Guerrilla Collective Showcase Announced (3:45)Diablo 2 Remaster Possibly Coming (11:50)Star Wars Episode I: Pod Racer (25:10)Ubisoft Forward Announced (27:00)Steam Possibly Doing a Loyalty Program (37:00)Cassette Beasts Announced (43:40)American Horror Stories (45:40) Special Topic: Our Firsts in Gaming, How we got into Games, Arcade and Store memories

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Ubisoft Forward, Cassette Beasts, First Gaming Memories - Video Games 2 the MAX # 227
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