With Death Stranding hitting wildly all over the review scales, Kojima speaks out against American’s love of First Person Shooters. The internet, of course, has opinions and Rated G gives their take on the whole situation. Also in the news, XO19 happened, Google Stadia is poised for a rocky launch and Polygon drops a most bananas top 100 list. All this and more on episode 193 of Rated G for Gamers.
Arguably the biggest game release of the year dropped this past Friday, the new Hideo Kojima epic Death Stranding. As polarizing reviews come in, Dan and Dave give their take on this wildly indescribable game. With only a few hours under their belt, they certainly are floored by the story and visuals. In other news, Horizon Zero Dawn 2 possibly leaked via suspicious game dev job listing, Pokémon Sword and Shield leaker revealed and Hermen Hulst from Guerilla Games takes over Sony Worldwide Studios.
We got a special one today folks. Dan’s on vacation right now so we decided to do a episode about our most anticipated holiday games. Join us as we break down our favorites for the 2019 holiday season.
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave reminisce over 4 years of Rated G. Sony news heats up as it adds developer Insomniac Games into the fold. Is a new Sunset Overdrive on the horizon??? The Intellivision Amico wants to bring back gaming back to the living room, $100K stolen rare games from retro store, and several Game Informer staff laid off to reduce costs For GameStop. Spiderman falls out of the MCU when Sony and Disney can’t strike a deal and Disney reveals streaming specs and new shows coming to Disney+. Finally, Dan goes all conspiracy theory over a tweet from Nintendo.
E3 is almost upon us and Dan and Dave just can’t wait. They break down their predictions as well as hear from some special guests from the Gaming Podcast Alliance. Also, a little game called Death Stranding got some bombshell news. We got a release date and a brand new trailer with gameplay footage and a peak at what this whole crazy world is about. So check out episode 168, the E3 predictions show, of Rated G for Gamers.
E3 has come and gone and we’re here to dish up all the good coverage you want. Heavy hitters like the Legend of Zelda, God of War, Dead Rising, Resident Evil and more all make an appearance. Also, in Epic fashion, Sony bring out Kojima in his first post Konami breakup appearance to show us Death Stranding. So buckle up for an extra long episode as we go E3 crazy.