We Got a Brand New Podcast!

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Saturday Morning Retro

Starting tomorrow, we debuting a new podcast on our network, Saturday Morning Retro! The show is all about celebrating all things retro. We’re gonna go deeper on our pickups, highlight moments in gaming history and play and talk about retro games and give ’em a rating on the patented Dave Scale. This new podcast will appear in the same Rated G feed you’re subscribed to so nothing needed to do on your part. You get more content from us for free. So check it out and let us know what you think.

Episode 218 – The Xbox Series X Gaming Showcase

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Episode 218

Microsoft’s been making all the first moves. Console reveal, system teardown, now the first next gen gaming showcase for the Series X. Dan and Dave weigh with their thoughts on the whole quarantine style presentation. Also in the news, more confirmed cancelled conventions, Mortal Kombat 11 gets all friendly and Nic Cage may just be playing the Tiger King!



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Episode 217 – Dan Sees the Light

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Episode 217

The day has come folks! Our resident RPG hater has come around and seen the light. Dan loves the FFVII Remake, both of your hosts do. It’s an amazing remake, perhaps the best and they discuss at the top of the show. In the news, Ubisoft announces a viking themed Assassin’s Creed game, Geoff Keighley has a massive game fest planned for the summer and the summer GDC is now going all digital.



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Episode 216 – Reggie to the Rescue

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Episode 216

We’re getting dangerously close to what would be E3 time and the rumors keep swirling. Sony is rumored to reveal more on the PS5 come may, Metroid Prime Trilogy remake gets leaked and Google Stadia plans to have a presentation as this episode drops. All that and Reggie swoops in to fix Gamestop and get them back on track.



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Episode 215 – Remakes, Remasters and Press Conferences

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Episode 215

At the top of the show, some said news last week. Voice actors from Resident Evil and Star Fox franchises pass. Also, Microsoft is possibly planning 2 events to display the Series X games and system and get fans hype, a Crysis remaster announced and Resident Evil 4 may get yet another remake for current or next gen consoles. All that and Dave completes more games in his collection.



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Episode 214 – Will the PS5 Controller’s Haptic Feedback Become the New Sixaxis?

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Episode 214

Microsoft drops a new Inside Xbox, PS5 drops it’s new controller complete with features, E3 2020 is officially cancelled and in our review round up, Final Fantasy VII Remake. All that and more on episode 214 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 213 – The Big Question for E3 2020 with Special Guest Steven Li

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Episode 213

On this episode of Rated G, returning guest Steven Li joins us to talk PAX East, Animal Crossing and what he’s been playing during the quarantine. In the news, more doom on the horizon for E3 2020, the ESA looking to the future for E3 2021 and Randy Pitchford plays fast and loose with employee’s bonuses. All that and more on Episode 213 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 212 – How to Cope When Staying Indoors

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Episode 212

In the wake of the current pandemic, Dan and Dave tell stories of how they are learning to cope when staying indoors. Dave’s got some grief toward Doom Eternal and Dan recovers from being under the weather. In the News, we get a new Nintendo Direct, some Mario remakes get teased upon the 35th anniversary of the iconic plumber, and Gamestop finally shutters it’s locations.



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Episode 211 – Xbox Series X vs. PS5 Specs and Half-Life Alyx with Special Guest Derek Lieu

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Episode 211

Both Microsoft and Sony drop us some numbers on their next generation consoles. Rated G compares the numbers side by side and see how they stack up. Also, Microsoft gives some YouTubers some hands on time with the new console and we get to see some of the new features like ray tracing and automatic HDR support for current gen and older games! And in our last segment, we have a returning guest Derek Lieu on the show to talk about his recent move, what he’s been playing and his work on the Half-Life Alyx trailer.



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