On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined once again by Jens Dietrich, as they discuss the PlayStation 5 Dualsense Controller, Valorant breaking Twitch records, the Inside Xbox reveals, and the Top 5 Best Square-Enix developed games (2003 and onward.)
Things start with the headlines for this time period. The guys discuss the final hype for Final Fantasy VII Remake, as they actually started recording 30 minutes before the game released. While also talking about some reviews for the game too.
Also, the Japanese video game ratings board, CERO, shutdown and how the ESRB and PEGI ratings boards are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Could some Japanese games be delayed if this shut down goes too long?
The trio also discusses Google Stadia going free for a few months, and what in the world AtomicCrops is. The various parodies of the PS5 Dualsense controller and more.
Headlines: Final Fantasy VII Remake final hype and reviews (1:00), Japanese game ratings board, CERO, shuts down due to COVID-19 (5:00), Sony gives refunds for Last of Us Part 2 Digital Pre-orders (9:45), PS5 Dualsense Controller (11:50), Valorant breaking records (17:55), Google Stadia Debuts the Free Version (21:12), Inside Xbox Announcements (28:25)
Games We Are Playing: Marc talks more about his progress in Persona 5 Royal including some of the new stuff (42:30), And some final thoughts on Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories now that the review is done (51:00)
Special Topic: Top 5 Best Square-Enix Developed Games (58:18)
Discussing the Best Square-Enix Games, the PS5 Dualsense Controller, 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.