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 Pro Skater 1 & 2 remakes, touching on the PlayStation 5 Unreal Engine 5 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 about 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.
Housekeeping and Marc goes to Ohio (0:00)
Headlines: Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 1 & 2 Remakes (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)
Discussing Unreal Engine 5, New Paper Mario, Ghost of Tsushima Gameplay
About Video Games 2 the MAX
Video Games 2 the MAX is a podcast where Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison get together to talk about everything involving Video Games. Twice a week, every week, they discuss what they are playing or reviewing, the gaming news of the week, upcoming games, a special topic, 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.