Sinopsis

Video Games 2 the MAX is the official Games podcast of W2Mnet.com. where Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison get together to talk about everything involving Video Games. Every week, we discuss what we are playing, games we are reviewing, the gaming news of the week, and just have some fun talking about some random things like Doctor Who, movies, TV shows, anime, and more. You can check out Marc, Sean's, or the whole staff's written game reviews, and other things over at: http://w2mnet.com/games/You can also follow each of the guys individually on twitter @W2MSean, @humanityplague, or the entire network @W2MNetwork. Make sure to go like the W2Mnet Facebook Page and the W2Mnet instagram as well.

Episodios

  • Solitaire Conspiracy, PlayStation 5 Teardown, Cyberpunk 2077 Goes Gold - VG2M # 243

    Solitaire Conspiracy, PlayStation 5 Teardown, Cyberpunk 2077 Goes Gold - VG2M # 243

    10/10/2020 Duración: 01h31min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the resurgence of PlayStation 5 in the news, as Sony revealed the insides of their next-gen console to the world. However, it didn’t stop there, Sony also finally shared how game saves, game libraries, and PS4 backwards compatibility will work with the system. The guys discuss the interesting tidbits from all of this. Microsoft also continues to make moves as they made a deal with Gamestop to help stores on the backend. But could it mean more in the future? And will Xbox All-Access having a physical outlet turn some folks towards getting a Xbox Series system. They also talk about the rumors of Series X getting too hot and Gamepass going to IOS through a browser based app. Will Apple actually let that happen? Sadly, the duo also have to get into the sour side of gaming with people harassing Insomniac’s community manager for the change to Spider-Man’s face. And even worse, journalists are making side stories out of the CD P

  • Super Mario 35, Steve in Smash Bros., PS5 Saves - VG2M # 242

    Super Mario 35, Steve in Smash Bros., PS5 Saves - VG2M # 242

    03/10/2020 Duración: 01h10min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison banter about Steve and Alex from Minecraft making it into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Of course, some folks were not happy about it, but honestly, it is all quite shocking. It totally adds another new wrinkle to the variety of fighters in the game. Plus, Nintendo apparently thinks the Joycon drift “is a non-issue.” Although Marc feels otherwise. And Nintendo wins some lawsuits and it sparks debate about emulation too. Marc also has thoughts on Mario 35 as well. There’s also the not so clear cross-gen and PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 save situation. Also, Spider-Man’s face changed for the PS5 remaster. Are these things something that’s worth getting upset about? Or is this another case of news being blown out of proportion in the hype toward new a console launch? Xbox Series X’s are out for preview and backwards compatible games have new load times and show off the vaunted Quick Resume feature. Not to mention, the size of the dar

  • Console Wars Review (CBS All-Access, 2020) - Crossover With TV Party Tonight

    Console Wars Review (CBS All-Access, 2020) - Crossover With TV Party Tonight

    30/09/2020 Duración: 01h55min

    On 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 get together and discuss their gaming origins, whether they were a Nintendo or 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 figure heads 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. Timestamps: Gaming Origins and Nintendo or S

  • Microsoft Buys Bethesda, Spider-Man Controversy, Amazon Luna - VG2M # 241

    Microsoft Buys Bethesda, Spider-Man Controversy, Amazon Luna - VG2M # 241

    26/09/2020 Duración: 01h41min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss Sean’s adventure with Xbox Series X pre orders (he did get one), and how this could be a much better process for everyone. the cost of Next-Gen SSD Drives and why it is really an overblown non-issue. Also, Surprise! Microsoft bought Bethesda, which raises their amount of internal studios to 23 and leaves gamers everywhere stunned. The guys discuss what this means for Xbox as a brand, if Gamepass is now must-have, some of the possibilities for future games, and of course they weigh in on the actual exclusivity of the games. Is there a chance that games show up on the PlayStation 5 as well? Plus, Amazon also announces a new game streaming platform called Amazon Luna. Could this finally be the one that hits it big without having to be tied to a console like X-Cloud? Or will it just be another Google Stadia instead. Also, the duo talk about the Mass Effect Remaster, Final Fantasy XVI coming sooner than you think, a Yakuza mo

  • Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Hades, Jim Ryan Talks A lot - VG2M # 240

    Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Hades, Jim Ryan Talks A lot - VG2M # 240

    19/09/2020 Duración: 01h33min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss more of the fallout of the PlayStation 5 showcase and preorder fiasco. Sony PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan had a lot to say this week regarding a variety of topics. The guys discuss everything from lower spec consoles, PlayStation having a Gamepass type service, backwards compatibility for older generations, and more. There’s a lot of good conversation about the benefits of all of these things and why Sony may be right and not need any of it. Plus, they breakdown the latest Nintendo Mini Partner Direct, Michel Ancel leaving video games to go work in wildlife and where this leaves Beyond Good & Evil 2 and Wild for Ubisoft, and the official end of the Nintendo 3DS. Also, Marc gives initial thoughts on playing the first few hours of Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Galaxy in Super Mario 3D All-Stars. He’s also been playing quite a bit of Hades as well and he loves it. Although he doesn’t have much love for Project Cars 3. While S

  • PlayStation 5 Preorders, Price  Showcase Discussion - VG2M Special

    PlayStation 5 Preorders, Price & Showcase Discussion - VG2M Special

    17/09/2020 Duración: 58min

    On this special edition of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich to discuss the fiasco that was the early release of preorders for the PlayStation 5. They also breakdown the entire PlayStation 5 showcase. The reveal of Final Fantasy XVI, Harry Potter: Legacy and God of War: Ragnarok. New footage shown for Spider-Man: Miles Morales, the decision on the price for both SKU's and the controversy around Horizon: Forbidden West also being on PlayStation 4. Not to mention, their thoughts on the showcase as a whole, what it means to really be next-gen, prices going up to $70 for AAA games, and much more. There's a lot of good conversations in one hour on this one.

  • Immortals Fenyx Rising, Xbox Series S  Series X Prices - VG2M # 239

    Immortals Fenyx Rising, Xbox Series S & Series X Prices - VG2M # 239

    12/09/2020 Duración: 01h10min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the Ubisoft Forward September event. What they are excited about like the Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake and Immortals Fenyx Rising, and the things that they are less so enthralled about. They also discuss a leak and also Microsoft revealing the existence and price of the Xbox Series S and also the price of the Xbox Series X. Sean and Marc discuss whether the Series S will be a big sales driver, what Sony could do about the price of their two SKU’s, and how the Xbox All-Access deal may push Sean to get a Series S at launch. Plus, the duo discuss the Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity DLC, upcoming games, the delay of Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Gamestop closing more stores, and more. Marc also gives final thoughts on the Tony Hawk remakes. While Sean does the same for Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions and gives some details on Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. Timestamps: Intro, opening convo, and som

  • Tony Hawk Remakes, Mario 35th Anniversary, Captain Tsubasa - VG2M # 238

    Tony Hawk Remakes, Mario 35th Anniversary, Captain Tsubasa - VG2M # 238

    05/09/2020 Duración: 01h19min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss G4’s open call for talent and what their focus for this version of the network could be. They also wonder if G4 would be an actual channel on television or more of an over the top type service. Could some of the old guard return? Or is this going to be an infusion of established talent and streamers and Youtubers. After that, the duo switch gears into Nintendo’s Mario 35th anniversary direct. They discuss the controversy surrounding Mario 3D All-Stars, the new Toys to Life initiative of Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury coming next year, and more. Plus, Witcher 3 coming to next-gen consoles, Vlambeer shuts down, a Shenmue anime is announced too. Both guys have also been playing some new games since the last show. Sean is enjoying Chapter 1 of Tell Me Why and Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions. While Marc is riding around with Project Cars 3, Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 Remakes, and W

  • Spiritfarer, Gotham Knights, Apple Versus Epic - Video Games 2 the MAX # 237

    Spiritfarer, Gotham Knights, Apple Versus Epic - Video Games 2 the MAX # 237

    27/08/2020 Duración: 01h27min

    On 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) Headlines: Nintendo Partner Direct D

  • Halo Infinite Delayed  Fall Guys - Video Games 2 the MAX # 236

    Halo Infinite Delayed & Fall Guys - Video Games 2 the MAX # 236

    12/08/2020 Duración: 01h08min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the delay of HALO Infinite and what it means for the Xbox Series X launch in November. Does it make things even grimmer for Microsoft in going up against Sony and the PlayStation 5, or could this be the time for shine for their services like Xbox Gamepass and X-Cloud. However, will Apple’s insistence on Consumer protection put a dent in those plans at least for IOS devices. Sean has a big problem with Apple’s statement of why they aren’t down with Microsoft’s services on IOS. The duo also discusses some of the announcements at the most recent Sony State of Play and what they are excited for the most like The Pathless, Spelunky 2 and the Control expansion. Plus, Yoshinori Ono leaves Capcom, Dante will be in the Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Remaster, and Christopher Eccleston returning to Doctor Who in audio form. Also, Marc talks about playing Fall Guys, Crysis Remastered on Switch and finishing Ghost of Tsushima as wel

  • Video Games 2 the Medium #6

    Video Games 2 the Medium #6

    06/08/2020 Duración: 01h39min

    Marc and Jens are back in a new episode of Video Games to the Medium! Hear their thoughts on Ghost of Tsushima, Gamer Girl and Code Vein, along with news on the Analogue Pocket and Shin Megami Tensei.

  • Xbox Games Showcase Thoughts - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

    Xbox Games Showcase Thoughts - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

    23/07/2020 Duración: 41min

    It is Microsoft’s turn to show off some first party games for the next generation. Did it live up to the hype? Sean Garmer and Randy Isbelle breakdown each of the 20+ games shown in the hour long presentation.

  • Ubisoft Forward, Far Cry 6, Backwards Compatibility - Video Games 2 the MAX # 235

    Ubisoft Forward, Far Cry 6, Backwards Compatibility - Video Games 2 the MAX # 235

    14/07/2020 Duración: 56min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the Ubisoft Forward event. They give thoughts on the gameplay reveals of Watch Dogs: Legion, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and the announcement of Far Cry 6 starring Giancarlo Esposito. There’s also discussion on Ubisoft executives leaving due to the misconduct allegations and the revamp of Ubisoft’s naval combat game Skull & Bones too. The guys also talk about the Devolver Digital Expo, EA UFC 4 announced, and the Sony patent that once again gives hope of possible PlayStation 1, 2, and 3 backwards compatibility. Plus, Marc is playing Mr. Driller in Drill Land and Sean has finally finished Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected and now has moved on to Crosscode. Timestamps: Games We Are Playing: Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected (1:00)Crosscode (2:40)Mr. Driller in Drill Land (3:48)Code Vein (5:55)Main Topic: Ubisoft Forward (11:10) Headlines: Skull & Bones Revamped (29:15)Ubisoft executives exit (34:1

  • Best Games of 2020 So Far, Last of Us Part 2, Video Game Prices - VG2M # 234

    Best Games of 2020 So Far, Last of Us Part 2, Video Game Prices - VG2M # 234

    08/07/2020 Duración: 01h52min

    On 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, Fallot 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 The 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. Timestamps: Headlines: 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

  • Crash Bandicoot 4, EA Play Live 2020, New Pokemon Snap - Video Games 2 the MAX # 233

    Crash Bandicoot 4, EA Play Live 2020, New Pokemon Snap - Video Games 2 the MAX # 233

    20/06/2020 Duración: 01h38min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the announcements from the EA Play 2020 event. How Star Wars: Squadrons has them excited. While Marc is really sour on Skate 4. They also wonder why some of the bigger games did not receive much information at all like the next Dragon Age. Marc gives his early thoughts on Last of Us Part 2 and Persona 4 Golden on PC. While Sean keeps bashing away at Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Also, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time leaked due to a retail listing, Sean gets hyped for New Pokemon Snap and Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory getting announced. While they also discuss the Cyberpunk 2077 delay and if the game actually comes out this year. Thank you to Jens Dietrich for Editing and doing Post Production on the episode. Timestamps: Games We Are Playing: Last of Us Part 2 (4:58)Persona 4: Golden on PC (9:00)Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (13:35) Headlines: Crash Bandicoot 4 leaks (19:35)Cyberpunk 207

  • PlayStation 5 Event Discussion, ATT Selling WB Interactive - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

    PlayStation 5 Event Discussion, AT&T Selling WB Interactive - Video Games 2 the MAX Special

    13/06/2020 Duración: 01h29min

    On this special edition of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and Randy Isbelle as they discuss everything announced at the PlayStation 5 event. Covering the big games such as: Horizon Zero Dawn: Forbidden West, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. While also talking about the smaller games like Bugsnax and Kena: Bridge of Spirits too. Plus, the console has finally been revealed and the guys talk about a potential price, the console design, and there being a digital edition as well. Also, The Last of Us Part 2 reviews are out and they are absolutely glowing about the game. Not to mention, the big news that AT&T is putting WB Interactive up for sale is discussed. Where could beloved studios Rocksteady and Netherrealm land and is their a best choice for any of them. Timestamps: Headlines: Intro & Last of Us Part 2 Reviews AT&T Putting WB Interactive up for sale (3:15)More on Persona 4 Hitting PC (1:19:30) Main Top

  • PS5 Event Preview, Clubhouse Games, State of Konami- Video Games 2 the MAX # 232

    PS5 Event Preview, Clubhouse Games, State of Konami- Video Games 2 the MAX # 232

    10/06/2020 Duración: 01h30min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the PlayStation event being back on for tomorrow. The guys give a final preview of some games that could be announced or shown off at the event. There was also a Destiny event yesterday and Bungie even announced what’s ahead in 2021 and 2022. Could this finally be what gets more people into playing Destiny, or is this just a case of current fans should be excited for more content coming. This week also saw some surprise leaks as well. It looks like Persona 4: Golden is headed to PC very soon. While Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is a thing and it is out in August too. Even the troublesome Dead Island 2 got a build leaked and its downloadable as well. Plus, Marc talks about his time with Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics and Sean has gotten pretty far into Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Timestamps: Intro and Opening Discussion: Marc going shopping again, and a little more on the happenings in the wor

  • Game Gear Micro, PS5 Event Delayed, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - Video Games 2 the MAX # 231

    Game Gear Micro, PS5 Event Delayed, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - Video Games 2 the MAX # 231

    03/06/2020 Duración: 01h48min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the Black Lives Matter protests, their support of them, and if some actual change will come as a result. The protests also brought along delays for the PlayStation 5 and Madden 21 events as well. Will they cause other events to be delayed in the weeks to come too? In that same discussion, they also touch on some games that could be shown off at the PS5 event, how the event could shape what Microsoft does in their July event, and how EA extending their exclusivity deal with the NFL is going to bring about competition in another genre. SEGA also announced the Game Gear Micro with a set of four colors and each one including four exclusive games. The guys wonder if this actually comes out in other places besides Japan and have a live reaction to the game reveals as well. Also, Kingdom Hearts could get a Disney + Show, Sonic Movie is getting a sequel, Cate Blanchett cast in Borderlands movie. Plus, Sean gives his early thoughts

  • The Wholesome Direct, Favorite Open World Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 230

    The Wholesome Direct, Favorite Open World Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 230

    27/05/2020 Duración: 01h28min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss when Sony could show off something game-related for PlayStation 5 and what remains of 2020 for the company. As well as the PS Plus titles for June 2020 and the Xbox Games For Gold too. Blizzcon is the latest convention canceled over COVID-19 concerns. Marc wonders if that’s secretly a good thing for the company in the long run now that they won’t even have a digital event until some time in 2021. Also, Sean breaks down some of the announcements from the Wholesome Direct. While the guys also talk about if Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s world is going to be too big. Marc also has thoughts on why Ubisoft should have just chosen one gender for the game and stuck to it. The debate is feisty for this one. Finally, the duo discusses their favorite open worlds to explore in gaming. Time Stamps: Headlines: Discussing Sony showing PS5 Games and what remains of 2020 for them (2:50)PS Plus Games For June 2020 (Not talked about, but l

  • Call of Duty: Cold War, April NPD, Favorite Arcade Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 229

    Call of Duty: Cold War, April NPD, Favorite Arcade Games - Video Games 2 the MAX # 229

    23/05/2020 Duración: 01h18min

    On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the crazy month that was April for video game sales. Final Fantasy VII Remake takes the top spot inevitably, but even wilder is the three major console makers all had a ridiculous month, is it something we could see sustained in May as well? Or is this all due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, future games are a big theme for this week as another expo was announced with Japanese publishers taking center stage on June 23rd for the New Game + expo. Sony plans on revealing its lineup of PlayStation 5 games soon. While The Embracer Group and Take-Two each reveal that they have a ton of games in development. The duo explore what could the Take-Two studios be making and could The Embracer Group really buy even more studios? We also take a fun look at the past with our favorite Arcade games in celebration of Pac-Man’s 40th anniversary Minecraft DLC. Timestamps: Games We’ve Been Playing: Snowrunner (3:40)Castlevania: Aria of S

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