Video Games 2 the MAX

Video Games 2 the MAX

Video Games 2 the MAX is the official Games podcast of W2Mnet.com. where Sean Garmer, Marc Morrison, and Daniel Anderson 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, there's a special topic too. Sometimes there's some Entertainment news covered as well. 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: https://www.facebook.com/W2MNetwork as well. You can also discuss the show with us on Discord too: https://discord.gg/aydMgvUN9d

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September 22, 2022 97 min
On this episode, Sean, Marc, and Daniel discuss the announcement of a new Iron Man game in development at EA's Motive studio. There's a rumor going around of a new PlayStation 5 SKU with a detachable disc drive. Also, sadly mass layoffs occur at G4 and gaming outlet Fanbyte.

Someone leaked Grand Theft Auto VI and now even the F.B.I. is involved. Dan Allen Gaming outed himself as the "Real Insider." The Yakuza name i...
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Originally Recorded in the early hours of Wednesday 09/14/22. It is out late this week due to Sean having to go to his Grandfather's Viewing and Funeral within two consecutive days.

Well, to put it mildly, this week was announcement mania. No less than four showcases have taken place since the last time we recorded an episode. So obviously there is a lot to discuss and go through.

Sean, Marc, and Daniel discuss their favorite a...
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Originally recorded in the early morning of 09/08/22. Sean had a death in the family shortly before recording this episode which delayed the release of it.

As the gaming world gears up for some big announcements within the next few weeks, the acquisitions and stock purchases of companies continue, as Tencent and Sony make payments to up their stake in Elden Ring developer From Software, while Tencent even does the same with Ubisoft...
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It's another week in video games and one that created controversy with Sony deciding that the PlayStation 5 should see a price hike in basically all major regions except the United States.

Sean, Marc, and Daniel give their views on the decision if it's really needed, and what it says about Sony, especially in the face of Microsoft and Nintendo both stating they would not raise the price of their consoles.

Sony also made a...
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Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 had plenty of trailers and gameplay reveals, but what did Sean and Marc find most interesting from the showcase? How does it stack up to what Geoff Keighley has done with Summer Game Fest and Opening Night Live in the past? And what are the guys looking forward to for the rest of this year?

Embracer Group made HUGE news with the purchase of the Lord of the Rings IP, Limited Run Games, Tripwire Inter...
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Sony and Microsoft are in a now second week of the war of potshots and statements. Microsoft alleges Sony makes deals that effectively block big third-party games from appearing on Xbox Game Pass. While Microsoft proves just how unprofitable it would be to keep COD off Sony's platform. This will certainly have Sean, Marc, and Daniel in their feelings.

Game Delays continue as now Hogwarts Legacy is the next big game that moves it...
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It is certainly a mixed bag of a week in gaming with yet another major third-party release seeing a delay, this time it is Marvel's Midnight Suns. While the EVO Live event possibly teased Tekken 8 and the first Fatal Fury game in 23 years. Plus, is Marvel doing too much content between their films and TV Shows?

Sean, Marc, and Daniel give their thoughts on that, plus Xbox may be rolling out a new feature for Cloud Gaming Soon, a...
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On our latest episode, so is Call of Duty "nothing special?" or is it "indescribable?" These are the statements put out by Microsoft and Sony concerning whether or not it would be ok for Call of Duty to be owned by Xbox.

Sean and Marc debate on who's right considering some other factors at play involving the franchise as well. Is it a good idea to have them skip a year? And is there really no way to have a COD...
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This episode was originally recorded on July 27. Apologies for taking a little long to get it out to you all. We also do the podcast in video form on our Youtube channel and it gets out much quicker there: https://youtu.be/tpY5ZXpYmxo

On this episode, there's quite a lot going on between the KOTOR remake having major issues to Ubisoft continuing to have delays and cancelations.

VR also is a big fixture this week with Meta annou...
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This episode was originally recorded on July 20. Apologies for taking so long to get it out for audio listeners. We also do the podcast on our Youtube channel and it gets out much quicker there: https://youtu.be/rzGsdb2VoEk

On this episode, is a double dose of impressions from Sean regarding Stray and As Dusk Falls, two games currently on PlayStation Plus and Xbox Game Pass respectively. Sean enjoys both games, one for being a grea...
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Sean, Marc, and Daniel discuss the announcement of Kirby's Dream Buffet, Sean has initial thoughts on Bright Memory Infinite, as he's reviewing the game.

Plus, God of War Ragnarok has a release date, Forspoken is Delayed Again, Supermassive Games getting acquired, Haven being fully acquired by Sony, should Last of Us Part 1 Remake cost $70, Rockstar confirming GTA 6 development is the priority, and much more.

Due to some ne...
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Now that the first six months have passed in 2022 it serves as a great halfway point to examine how things have been up to this point in the gaming year. Sean, Marc, and Daniel give out their Best Games of 2022 So Far with each person dishing out their Top 5. You’d obviously expect major games such as Elden Ring and Horizon Forbidden West to be on there, but what surprises could be there for some games to check out this summer.

Sea...
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On the latest episode, Sean, Marc, and Daniel discuss early thoughts on Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes and a little more on TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge in the Games Being Played.

The trio also goes through the highlights of the latest Nintendo Direct Mini which featured Persona 3, 4, and 5 finally being announced as coming to the Switch. Sean is excited, but Marc thinks Persona 3 Portable was not the right version to bring over. Of...
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This episode was originally recorded on 06/21/22. Apologies for taking long to edit it and get it out to you all.

It certainly was one heck of a celebration week for both Final Fantasy VII and Dragon’s Dogma. Square-Enix and Capcom respectively showed off new games in both of these franchises. Dragon’s Dogma 2 is certainly really in development. And not only are known games such as Ever Crisis getting a beta. But also there’s a rem...
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Originally Recorded on 06/15/22. Sorry for taking a little too long to get this edited and out.

On this episode, Sean, Marc, and Daniel give their thoughts both positive and negative on the Summer Games Fest Opening, Capcom Showcase, and Xbox + Bethesda Showcase, (and Extended too).

This includes looking at each showcase in general, the big games like Resident Evil 4 Remake, Redfall, Starfield, Last of Us Remake, and a lot more....
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This episode was originally recorded on 06/07/22. Apologies for taking so long to edit it and get it out.

On this episode, Daniel has played quite a bit of Diablo Immortal. He discusses the game itself, how Diablo Immortal's Pay to Win strategy is a total detriment to gaining good vibes with gamers and it actually makes Sean and Marc not want to play it at all. Will this prove to be a winner for Blizzard? And could any of this ...
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This episode was originally recorded on 05/31/22. Apologies on taking so long to edit it and get it out.

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX, Sean, Marc, and Daniel discuss playing V Rising, Warcraft 3 Reforged supposed roadmap and the overall picture of Blizzard heading into the release of Diablo Immortal.

PlayStation also seems to be on this big turn to changing how many think of them. Moving away from only being known as a ...
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This episode was originally Recorded on 05/24/22. Apologies that it took so long to edit and come out.

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX, Sean, Marc, and Daniel discuss whether the sentiment that Xbox Game Pass is not living up to its billing of delivering on the AAA titles is truly warranted. Do gamers just need to be playing more indies? Or do gamers have a point? Is it time to start unsubscribing from the service?

There&...
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The show goes through a little bit of a reboot to introduce a third co-host with Daniel Anderson making his return and Marc Morrison takes the reigns as host, with Sean not being on this one.

In this episode, Marc and Daniel discuss the announcement of the first classic titles heading to the PlayStation Plus Premium service, the tiers, and the outlook of the service as a whole as it heads into launch.

There’s also discussion on what...
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After an unintended long layoff, Video Games 2 the MAX has returned with Sean and Marc joined by Jens Dietrich to talk about, you guessed it, more Elden Ring. Marc also has final thoughts on Horizon Forbidden West as he's beaten the game. Sean's also been playing some games too, with Tunic and Strangers of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin being the two main ones.

There are quite a few things to discuss since the last episode,...
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