Episode 245 – The Great Thanksgiving Dinner Face-Off

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Episode 245

In our last episode before Thanksgiving, Dan and Dave waste no time getting into it and compare dinner at the Rottino and Robinson households. Talk guaranteed to make you hungry. In the gaming news, the Game Awards nominees get released, Sony hints at competitor to Xbox Game Pass and Capcom is victim of an internal leak. All that and Dave puts up his Christmas tree early and critics be damned on episode 245 of Rated G!



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Episode 244 – The EA Microtransaction Problem

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At the top of the show, Dave talks about his next gen experience with the Series X and Dan and Dave get snubbed on PS5 orders. In the news, Ubisoft Montreal has a potential hostage scare, Take-Two agrees to deal to purchase Codemasters and EA adds tools to FIFA 21 to help curb spending and playing time and Dave has some strong thoughts. All that and more on episode 244 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 243 – Talking Retro Gaming, Gamecube Collecting and the Game Chasers Movie with Special Guest Retro Wolf 88

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Episode 243

This is our final episode of the 8th generation of consoles. We get into the IGN console reviews, Sony’s refusal to do in store purchases and customer who ordered a Series X and got a One X instead. Also, they have a great interview with Retro Wolf 88 and they get into retro collecting in Appalachia and some stories on the set of the Game Chasers Movie.



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Episode 242 – The Future is Streaming

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Episode 242

It’s election day in America and you probably need a distraction from the election results. Well we got a good episode of Rated G for you to keep you busy. Nintendo drops a mini Direct, goes hard into streaming and shows some No More Heroes 3 footage. Also in the news Ubisoft Responds to Watch Dogs Legion Xbox overheating and Microsoft leans into the meme and sends influencers Xbox branded fridges. All that and more on episode 242 of Rated G for Games.



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Episode 6 – Section Z (NES), Solstice (NES), Nightmare on Elm Street (NES), Demon’s Crest (SNES)

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On episode 6 of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk Section Z and Solstice for the Remake, Remaster or Recycle and they deep dive into Nightmare on Elm Street for the NES and Demon’s Crest for the SNES. Listen in for all that and some talk about a forgotten Elm Street classic.



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Episode 241 – Lakers vs Heat Brought to You by Facebook Oculus

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We got a jam packed show this week! Bethesda gets sued for $100 million of alleged sabotage of Rune 2, 2K Games adds unskippable ads into NBA 2K21, analyst Michael Pachter says Nintendo should scrap the hybrid Switch console and a Google Stadia director for saying streamers should pay devs for playing their games on stream. All that and more on episode 241 of Rated G. And if you live in America, early voting has opened in some states. Get out there an exercise your right to vote.



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Episode 240 – Your Controller is Telling You to Swap Out Kevin Durant

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Sony finally drops a presentation of the PS5 UI and it looks… good! Dan and Dave discuss all the cool new features. Also in the news, NBA 2K21 tries to heighten the immersion with haptic feedback, Microsoft’s the Initiative hires two former Naughty Dog staff members and GameStop will reportedly get a cut of Xbox games, even if you’re not buying them from GameStop.



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Episode 239 – The PS5 Deep Dive

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Sony finally gets in on the teardown game and gives us how the system all comes together. Dan and Dave get into all the CPU, GPU, I/O and cooling goodness. Also, it clocks in as the biggest game console ever. In the news, Doctor Strange is confirmed to be in the new Spider-man movie, Microsoft partners up with Gamestop and John Rambo steps up as a Mortal Kombat fighter.



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Episode 238 – Minecraft Steve and Alex Rock the Block!

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Episode 238

Despite two new consoles on the horizon, the biggest news this week is Sakurai’s announcement of Minecraft Steve for Smash Bros. Billy Mitchell drops in on AEW Wrestling, Spider-Man Remastered gets a new Peter Parker, Google’s new Chromecast with Google TV won’t officially support Stadia at launch and the Tokyo Game Show gives Animal Crossing: New Horizons game of the year. All that and more on episode 238 of Rated G.



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Episode 237 – The Games Journalism and Media Industry with Special Guest Lily Zaldivar

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Episode 237

On this week’s episode, we have on special guest Lily Zaldivar to talk about her time with Viz Media, IGN, and Nintendo Voice Chat. In the news, Microsoft buys Bethesda, the Tokyo Games Show kicks off and Amazon unveils it’s new gaming service. All that and more on episode 237 of Rated G.



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