In this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and Randy Isbelle as they discuss game prices rising for next-gen, Fallout getting a TV series, EVO 2020 canceled, and Microsoft’s possible interest in acquiring WB Interactive.
Plus, the trio of Randy, Jens, and Marc take a spoiler-free dive into Last of Us Part 2 as Randy has finished the game. While Marc and Jens are about halfway through. Marc also has thoughts on Hardspace: Shipbreaker, and Jens gives his review on the new content in Persona 5 Royal. Sean also has finally beaten Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition and is on to the Future Connected epilogue.
Finally, in our special topic for this show, everyone gives out their Top 5 Best Games of 2020 So Far.
Game prices possibly going up for Next-Gen (1:00)
Microsoft possibly interested in WB Interactive (20:15)
Fallout getting a TV series thanks to Amazon (26:30)
EVO 2020 canceled amidst allegations (36:30)
Persona 5 Anime Dubbed Hits Bluray (45:37)
Games We Are Playing:
Persona 5 The Royal (47:38)
Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected Epilogue (51:20)
Last of Us Part 2 (54:30)
Hardspace: Shipbreaker (1:22:50)
Special Topic: Best Games of 2020 So Far (1:24:00)
Breaking Down Last of Us Part 2, Discussing Video Game Prices, and More
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.