In this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX, hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the big fight between Apple and Epic Games. They go over what’s happened to this point, who’s in the right, and why Epic may have met more than their match in the legal realm.
343 Industries had to do their own fighting against rumors of further delays of Halo Infinite and possibly removing Xbox One support. The guys wonder if maybe that is what’s best for Microsoft’s major franchise.
There’s also talk on the two DC comics games, Gotham Knights from WB Montreal and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, Lab Zero Games internal problems, SEGA wanting to port more of their games to PC, and more.
Plus, Marc talks Rogue Legacy 2 and Saints Row 3: Remastered. While Sean played Battletoads, Spiritfarer, and Darksiders: Genesis.
Games We Are Playing: Saints Row 3: Remastered (4:40), Rogue Legacy 2 (8:28), Mega Man 11 (11:05), Battletoads (11:32), Darksiders: Genesis (13:45), Spiritfarer (18:00)
Nintendo Partner Direct Discussion and the possibility of a new Nintendo Switch (22:00), Apple Versus Epic Games (30:30), Halo Infinite staying on Xbox One (42:20), Gotham Knights and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League (49:25), Facebook forcing integration on Oculus Quest in 2023 (55:55), SEGA wants more ports to PC and other consoles and Yakuza: Like a Dragon (1:00:45), Lab Zero Games employees leave the company (1:06:15), Fall Guys becomes the most downloaded game on PS Plus ever (1:13:25)
Small Topic: Netflix’s High Score Documentary General Thoughts
Discussing Spiritfarer, Gotham Knights, and the Apple vs Epic Saga
You can listen to the episode here.
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.
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