Console Wars Review (CBS All-Access, 2020)

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Characters of Nintendo's franchise Mario (L) and Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog (R) are seen at a promotional booth for the video game "Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020" during the Tokyo Game Show in Makuhari, Chiba Prefecture on September 12, 2019. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

In this special episode, Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by fellow gamer, streamer, and member of the Radulich in Broadcasting crew for a crossover TV Party Tonight. The trio gets together and discusses their gaming origins, whether they were a Nintendo or a SEGA kid, and of course, delve deep into the 1 hour and 30 minute CBS All-Access documentary based on the Blake J. Harris book entitled Console Wars.

They talk about the ups and downs of SEGA and Nintendo as they fought it out in the first video game battle and all the figureheads representing Nintendo of America and SEGA of America are there to talk about it. The guys discuss most of the major points and some of the things they found most interesting.

Plus, they also discuss what they are looking forward to with the upcoming continuing console wars between Nintendo, Sony‘s PlayStation 5, and Microsoft‘s Series X as we are nearly a month away from the two new consoles launching.

Reviewing the Documentary and Discussing Console Wars Old And New

You can listen to the episode here.

Timestamps:

Gaming origins and Nintendo or SEGA Kid (0:00)

Discussing the documentary (17:50)

Looking ahead to Next-Gen PS5 versus Xbox Series X (1:12:30)

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 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

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

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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