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 and Marc Morrison, and others 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 as well.

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August 3, 2021 110 min
The gaming week has once again been dominated by more fallout from the Activision Blizzard debacle, which includes a large walkout, more heinous stories coming out and now J Allen Brack leaving the company. The one positive about this, Ubisoft employees also stood in solidarity and made their own demands as well. Although we don't talk much about this on the show this week, I did want to note what's been happening and that ...
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In a week that's felt like it has gone on forever, there have been some great game releases such as Death's Door, Cris Tales, and The Last Stop, some exciting news like a Pokemon live-action series in development at Netflix, and then the absolutely horrifying news involving Activision Blizzard and the lawsuit from the State of California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

All of this will be discussed on this ...
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Ubisoft announces their new game XDefiant, a 6 vs 6 multiplayer shooter with factions from various Tom Clancy games. Nintendo actually acknowledges rumors only to shoot them down. Could they be serious about no other Switch models? Yeah... about that.

Also, the Steam Deck is seriously a thing and it has gotten everyone riled up about everything from emulation to portable PCs to even being a "Switch Killer." Don't really...
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Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison bring you another edition of Video Games 2 the MAX as they discuss games they are playing like Sean finishing Chicory: A Colorful Tale and starting up Scarlet Nexus. Marc also got into It Takes Two and more Timespinner as well.

They also wonder if the recent news about SEGA and the agency in charge of the lead actor Takuya Kimura having a standoff about a PC version of Judgment could spell the end for ...
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We actually recorded our latest episode before the Switch OLED announcement, so we didn't have the same problem two weeks in a row, we recorded a special short talking all things Nintendo Switch OLED model. Then our regular episode follows when that ends at about 25 mins in.

Well, it has finally happened. The next iteration of the Nintendo Switch has been announced, but is it everything everyone hoped it would be? Sean Garmer an...
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Jakejames Lugo, go follow him on Twitter at (https://twitter.com/jakejameslugo) joins the full crew of W2M folks Sean Garmer, Marc Morrison, Randy Isbelle, and Jens Dietrich on Video Games 2 the MAX, as they give out their Top 5 Games of 2021 So Far. Since everyone on the panel owns at least one current-generation console there should be a lot of unique lists for sure.

Jake also discusses some of his influences, favorite games, gam...
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Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison return with a regular episode of Video Games 2 the MAX as the Xbox Extended Showcase and our favorite games from E3 2021 are the major topics, as there is major E3 2021 fallout syndrome happening this week.

Sean has been playing Chicory: A Colorful Tale and Game Builder Garage while Marc is all about Guilty Gear Strive and a few other things as well.

The news consists of some rumors like Final Fantasy ...
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On the final E3 2021 broadcast Sean Garmer is joined by Marc Morrison, Randy Isbelle, Jens Dietrich, and a special guest writer from Android Central and Twinfinite, Charlie Wacholz (you can follow him at (https://twitter.com/chas_mke) or go check out his podcast Comfort Foods Pod.

Enough with the introductions on this big show we are doing one more discussion on the Nintendo Direct since a few of the panel wasn't on the shows ...
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June 15, 2021 28 min
Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss and grade the last big E3 showcase, the Nintendo Direct. Certainly Nintendo showed once again they know how to do these digital presentations. They delivered a lot of surprises and we got to see a little Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 as well. What are some of our favorite games from the showcase? Tune in and find out.
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Capcom certainly had an event, although it was rather lackluster on their part. Sean Garmer, Randy Isbelle, Daniel Anderson, and Paul Leazar go through the little reedeming value of their E3 2021 showcase. At least Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin and Ace Attorney got some time and there's RE Village DLC coming. However, due to there not being much to discuss about Capcom the guys all look ahead to what Nintendo could ...
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Well, Day 2 has come and gone, but there's certainly a lot to talk about here. Video Games 2 the MAX gets an Outerhaven invasion as Sean is joined by his comprades from (https://www.theouterhaven.net/) with Keith Mitchell, Karl Smart, Kyle Simcox, and Matthew Paul all onboard to discuss what was on the Xbox & Bethesda show, the Square-Enix show, and to give both shows grades and favorite game announcements too. Of course, ...
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June 14, 2021 24 min
Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich, Jed Shaffer, and Daniel Anderson to discuss what was announced at the Square-Enix show which honestly wasn't a whole lot, but there's still Guardians of the Galaxy, which looked good (although much of this panel was not happy about it), Final Fantasy 1-6 remasters that are only on Steam and Mobile, which Sean is disgusted about, oh and yes, a new take on a Final Fa...
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June 14, 2021 35 min
Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by a big group including Randy Isbelle, Daniel Anderson, Jens Dietrich, and an appearance by Jed Shaffer to talk about all the things announced at the Xbox and Bethesda showcase. Not only do they discuss the big things like Halo Infinite, Starfield, and Forza Horizon 5. They cover some other things like Psychonauts 2, Replaced, Red Fall, and others. Is this the best presentation so far? Or ...
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Video Games 2 the MAX host Sean Garmer is joined by Chapter Select's Randy Isbelle and the duo from the Outerhaven Keith Mitchell and Karl Smart in discussing the first day of E3 2021. So thoughts on the Ubisoft Forward, Devolver Digital, and Gearbox showcases. Plus, some non E3 stuff too like Netflix Geeked Week, IGN's Summer of Gaming, and more.
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June 12, 2021 29 min
Join Video Games 2 the MAX host Sean Garmer along with Kyle Simcox, and Jake Collier as they discuss and breakdown what was announced at the Ubisoft Forward event. What was the biggest announcement? Is it the Mario & Rabbids: Sparks of Hope? Or did Avatar steal the show? What about Rainbow Six: Extraction too? Also, they give a letter grade for the event too. So be sure to check out it or watch it on video as well: https://yo...
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On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by fellow 411mania writer Jed Shaffer, you can go check out his podcast the Gamer Parent Strategy Guide on anywhere there are podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-gamer-parents-strategy-guide/id1555897879) or follow him on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GPSGPodcast) and also fellow freelance writer Kyle Simcox, you can follow him o...
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On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and a special guest from the Back Log Banter podcast and Youtube Channel, Tucker Hazell. You can go check out everything he does at (https://www.youtube.com/c/BackLogBanter/featured) or follow him on Twitter (https://twitter.com/Tzurki).

First up, the guys discuss games they are playing such as The Wild At Heart, Star Fox 64, Shi...
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On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by Jens Dietrich and guest Jake Collier (A K A ObiwanJakolby (you can follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ObiWanJakolby or Twitch: https://t.co/Wu8Q19LX32?amp=1) as they discuss the return of Free Radical studios and the Timesplitters IP. Will it simply be remasters and try to do another one of those games, or are they going to try ...
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On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by fellow W2M staffer and host of Chapter Select, Randy Isbelle, and a special guest from the Burn Out Brighter Podcast, Matt (you can follow Matt and the show at https://twitter.com/burnout_matt). Matt is also part of the Kinda Funny Best Friends Creators Network, (which we are also now part of), if you are a creator, streamer, or podcaster go ...
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On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison are joined by the Outerhaven’s (https://www.theouterhaven.net/) Karl Smart in discussing two games he reviewed in New Pokemon Snap and Resident Evil Village. Marc also finished Returnal and has his final thoughts on the game. He also started an indie game called Insurmountable and gives his initial impressions of it as well.

The trio also gets into Microso...
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