On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich to discuss the Summer Game Fest, and what it could mean for the future of gaming conventions. How it is a good thing for everyone, but Marc feels it may not be best.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla was shown off and the trio talk about everything announced about the game. What they are excited about going into the Vikings time period and more.
Plus, the news that Sony knows who leaked Last of Us Part 2, Jens disappointment in Wonderful 101 physical copy delays, the guys discuss whether or not there will be big changes in future Final Fantasy VII Remake installments and could they be much shorter in scope. Also, an entertainment topic gets some time with the AMC and Regal Cinemas battle against Universal Studios.
Finally, everyone details their Top 5 Best Assassin’s Creed games as well.
Headlines: Summer Game Fest announcement (4:50), Last of Us Part 2 leaker Found By Sony (17:50), Wonderful 101 physical copies delayed (22:42), Assassin’s Creed Valhalla reveal (30:55) Gearbox Doing a Brothers In Arms TV Show (50:00) AMC and Regal Cinemas Saying no to Universal films (54:50)
Games We Are Playing: Final Fantasy VII Remake future changes, plus talk about what FFVII Remake part 2 could bring (1:00:37, There are some spoilers for Remake and original Final Fantasy VII in here.), Snowrunner (1:20:45)
Upcoming Games and Special Topic: Top 5 Best Assassin’s Creed Games (1:39:20)
Ranking the Best Assassin’s Creed Games, Snowrunner, Summer Games Fest
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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.