On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX, sees hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the games they are playing like Persona 5 Royal and One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4. Not to mention, the news of Gearbox’s wage gap between employees and management over Borderlands 3, Bethesda not having an E3 digital presentation and Wasteland 3 being delayed both due to COVID-19 concerns. While the guys also dish on their favorite Survival Horror Games too.
The show begins with the duo discussing some of the fallout from the physical version of Final Fantasy VII Remake releasing early in Europe and Australia. While also talking about the reception for Resident Evil 3. Marc then gets into his early impressions of Persona 5 Royal and works on exercise with Virzoom. Plus, his thoughts on Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories after playing the full release. While Sean gives early impressions of One Piece: Pirate 4 Warriors and the Panzer Dragoon Remake.
Then, the guys get into the news with the first topic being the bizarre and awful pay structure at Gearbox and how greed can show itself in terrible ways as Randy Pitchford deals with delivering bad news to employees about lower bonuses in a crappy way.
Plus, Bethesda is not doing an E3 digital presentation. Gamescom 2020 staying on even if it has to move to a digital format. Wasteland 3 getting delayed. The huge Mario 35th anniversary news bringing a lot of 3D classic games to Nintendo Switch like Super Mario Galaxy and Mario 64. The original Nier getting a remake and a special topic on Survival Horror Games too.
Opening Banter: Final Fantasy VII Remake releases early and Resident Evil 3 reviews
Games We are Playing: Persona 5 Royal (4:15), Virzoom (VR Game, 10:30), Animal Crossing: New Horizons (12:15), Resident Evil 6 (16:20), One Piece: Pirate 4 Warriors (19:19), Panzer Dragoon Remake (22:40), Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories (25:20)
News of the Week: Borderlands 3 Causes Strife at Gearbox (34:40), Bethesda Not Doing an E3 Digital Presentation (45:28), Gamescom 2020 Will Happen Digitally, if it has to (49:36), Wasteland 3 Delayed (53:38), Mario 35th Anniversary News (57:44), Ubisoft Giving Free Games (1:04:00), Nier Remake is Happening (1:06:00)
Special Topic: Favorite Survival Horror Games: 1:09:25
Discussing Our Favorite Survival Horror Games, Persona 5 Royal, Borderlands 3 Bonus Issues, More
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, they discuss what they are playing or reviewing, the gaming news of the week, upcoming games, 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. Not only that, but he also analyzes the games industry on the Video Games 2 the MAX podcast, and writes about it 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. 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 also brings a practical look at the Entertainment realm and is happy to spend time talking Doctor Who or another TV show.