On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss EA Play being part of IGN’s Summer of Gaming event. In addition, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order getting a New Game Plus mode and a new Star Wars film directed by Taika Waititi in the works as well.
Furthermore, a new interview sheds new light on just where Square-Enix is with part 2 of Final Fantasy VII Remake. And possibly answering the ever-popular “will it be open-world or not?” question. While Marc also talks more about his journey through FFVII Remake and they discuss some story details too. Sean also banters about his first few hours with Gears Tactics as well.
Finally, the duo also discusses their favorite racing games in the special topic for this show.
Games We Are Playing: Wanting to Play Older Games (Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core, Persona 3 Portable, 3:00), Marc makes it to Chapter 13 in Final Fantasy VII Remake (7:40, story spoilers from that point in the game are discussed) News: FFVII Remake interview sheds light on how open part 2 could be (22:05), Sean plays Gears Tactics And Moving Out (29:35)
Headlines: Xbox Games For Gold and PlayStation Plus For May 2020 (38:38), A new Dirt game is in the works at Codemasters (42:25), EA Play Announced For June 11, 2020 (44:25), Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order gets New Game Plus (46:00), New Star Wars film directed by Taika Waititi (51:15), Sylvester Stallone confirms Demolition Man 2 (53:20), Billy Mitchell files lawsuit against Twin Galaxies (56:00)
Special Topic: Favorite Racing Games (59:50)
Discussing Our Favorite Racing Games, the EA Play Announcement, Gears Tactics, And More
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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.