On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison begin with games they’ve been playing. Marc gives his final thoughts on Yakuza 6, as reviews have begun pouring in through various places. He also discusses the Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remaster too. Sean also talks looking forward to Ni No Kuni 2.
In the news, there’s plenty to talk about. LEGO toys reveal LEGO Incredibles. Square-Enix reveals Shadow of the Tomb Raider. While the guys also talk the Tomb Raider film. There’s also Geralt coming to Soul Calibur VI. Twitch Prime adding free games to spice up the service. The HTC Vive Pro release date.
Game announcements and listings de jour too. Sonic Mania Plus, a new Genesis/Mega Drive collection, V-Rally 4. Also, could Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 be getting a remaster? And there’s also the possibility of new Splinter Cell too.
The guys also give personal memories of Toys R Us visits. While also discussing reasons why the chain is closing all their stores, and what could happen for toy makers in general. Could an old face return in TRU’s stead?
Finally, for the last 25 minutes, the duo discuss the Top 25 in Game Informer‘s Top 300 Games of all-time. Do they agree with the list? Or are there some games that are totally in the wrong place?
PODCAST: Toys R Us Closing, Game Informer 300, Yakuza 6
About Video Games 2 the MAX
A podcast where Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison get together to talk about everything involving Video Games. Every week, we discuss what we are playing, games we are reviewing, the gaming news of the week, and just have some fun talking about some random things like Doctor Who, movies, TV shows, anime, and more. You can listen to the podcast right here, or on I-Tunes, Stitcher, Tune-In Radio, on Youtube (Via W2M Network Channel), and more. You can also follow each of the guys individually on twitter @W2MSean, @humanityplague, or the entire network @W2MNetwork
Sean Garmer has a long history with Video Games. He started his love of games watching his brother play Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo Entertainment System. His first system was the Super Nintendo and he literally spent days at a time playing Super Mario World. He later fell in love with Pokemon for the Gameboy and thus his Japanese RPG fandom was born. Sean has channeled that love of games into reviewing them. Not only that, he also analyzes the games industry on the Video Games 2 the MAX podcast, and writing about it on various sites. Sean pretty much plays any kind of game nowadays, but he still prefers his love the JRPG.
Marc Morrison brings years of experience writing about games and of course playing them. He currently writes a Top 8 column every week at 411mania and also reviews games as well. Marc plays different kinds of games and he takes analyzing games to heart. Marc is also a big fan of the classics and collecting games. He’s constantly looking for deals whether it is at the local flea market, on Steam, or another digital network. Marc also brings a practical look at the Entertainment realm and is happy to spend time talking Doctor Who or another TV show.