On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich in discussing nominations and categories for the Game Awards 2020. (You can see all the nominations) here. They go through each award (except the E-Sports ones) and choose who they want to win by voting live on-air and also discussing who they think will actually get the award at the event.
There is a lot of great discussion on some of the best games from 2020 in this section. So, if there are some games you’ve been unsure about picking up or trying out, this may give you some fresh opinions on those titles.
Also, as promised, Sean and Jens both got in their Xbox Series X consoles and they have plenty to talk about concerning system setup, transferring games from an external HDD to the console, and how long it takes. Jens also bought the Seagate External SSD too. Plus, they go over some of the features of the system and whether or not it is worth owning right now. Whether having the right television makes a difference or not, and more. Not to mention, discussing more of the launch games too. Sean has thoughts on Bright Memory and Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Jens also talks about some backwards compatible games he’s tried out on the Series X as well.
while Marc and Jens are both reviewing Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PlayStation 5. So there are things to talk about there. Also, some upcoming games discussion and will God of War: Ragnarok actually come to PlayStation 4 as well?
Reviewing the Xbox Series X And Predicting the Game Awards 2020
Game Awards 2020 Predictions (1:00)
Xbox Series X Impressions (55:00)
Games We Are Playing: Bright Memory (1:18:20), Call of Duty Blacks Ops (1:20:55), Yakuza: Like A Dragon (1:26:20)
Xbox Series X Final Thoughts And Why You Should Buy or Not (1:36:25)
Headlines: God of War: Ragnarok possibly coming to PS4 (1:40:25), Upcoming Games and Random Stuff (1:44:40), Persona 5: Scramble getting more release locations (1:52:20), Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War causing issues on PlayStation 5 (1:53:30), Some last things on Xbox Series X: Quick Resume and Xbox Gamepass (1:57:55)
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Sean Garmer has a long history with video games, since childhood. But truly, things got serious when he discovered Pokemon on the Gameboy, and thus his Japanese RPG fandom was born. Sean has channeled that love of games into reviewing them. He also analyzes the games industry on the Video Games 2 the MAX podcast and writes on various sites. Sean pretty much plays any kind of game nowadays, but he still prefers his first love, the JRPG.
Marc Morrison brings years of experience writing about games (and of course, playing them) to Video Games 2 the MAX. He currently writes a Top 8 column every week at 411mania and also reviews games. Marc plays all different kinds of games and takes analyzing them to heart.
Jens is co-host and editor of the podcast Chapter Select and an occasional contributor to Video Games 2 the MAX. While he grew up on 90s PC adventure games and flight simulators, nowadays his preferences have shifted towards Soulslikes, JRPGs, and weird kusoge.