It’s a little bizarre that this year, there’s a literal line drawn in the sand where the video game drought of summer ends, and the waterfall of big-name titles begins in the fall. This year, that date is literally September 1st, which sees the release of what will likely be two of the biggest games this fall, Konami’s Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain and Warner Bros’ Mad Max.
And yes, both are releasing on exactly the same day, and both are multiplatform titles meaning there’s significant overlap. And while this can happen from time to time in a crowded fall release schedule, are these games doing themselves a disservice by both vying to be the first ones out of the gate this fall?
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