We got some hot Thanksgiving vacation talk at the top of show. In the news, Phil Spencer declares that no one is asking for VR in a controversial statement made at XO19, a new PS5 patent hints at possible sharing tech with their next generation content, Facebook buys Beat Saber devs and Nintendo is rumored to have no less than 3 Metroid games in the works. All this and more on episode 195 of Rated G for Gamers.
At the top of the show, Mother’s Day stories, pickup talk and some slight spoiler talk as Spiderman and IT trailers drop this last week. In the news, Sony has their State of Play and they close the presentation with the ultimate mic drop moment, Final Fantasy VII remake game footage. One half of Rated G goes bananas. Also more talk about loot boxes, Nintendo’s E3 plans and some I’ll fated 90s video game cartoons. All that and more on episode 165 of Rated G for Gamers.
On this week’s show of Rated G, from a recently released video by the Last Gamer on YouTube, we got introspective. We discuss what will happen to our collections when we meet our untimely death. Also, it’s National CIB day as we record this episode. We celebrate the pickups that mean something to us. In the News, we learn that Namco/Bandai is developing Metroid 4, new Crash Bandicoot rumored for 2019, Mario Kart is coming to mobile phones, a new horror roguelike game Persistence lands on PSVR this summer and Billy Mitchell breaks his silence over the Donkey Kong controversy.
The rumor mill was in high gear this week. Forum poster by the name of Grezzo has some compelling predictions for Nintendo and the Switch this year. This is the same guy nailed almost of his predictions in 2017 for the Switch. Also in the news, Nintendo announces more details of it’s online service, Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a further delay and a solidified release date, and EA is set to bring back microtransactions to Battlefront II. And in our convo of the week, we get into open world games again and discuss when is open world too open world. All that and some Superbowl and superhero talk on episode 104 of Rated G for Gamers. www.ratedgforgamers.com
Oh, Limited Run Games, we both love and hate your company. We put them up in the spotlight for this week’s convo of the week. We have lots of news from Nintendo; the Nintendo World Championship is coming back again and being held in our fair NYC, new limited edition Samus 3DS coming soon, and Nintendo gets sued over a Joy-Con patent. X-Box and Playstation get OS updates, Valve has a new game coming and it’s not Half-Life 3, and eSports may be coming to the 2024 Olympics. Also, we talk about our weekend events and Danny sores a Atari 2600 Junior with a set of knobs.
E3 2017 is upon us! We’re at the end of the conferences and we’ve got our coverage of the Ubisoft and Nintendo conferences. Join us as we break down on the shows and comment on all the highs and lows. Also, METROID IS BACK!
Episode 63 is here! 10 games we’d like to see on the Switch. That’s our conversation of the week. Games we haven’t seen in a while, franchises we love, and stuff we think would fit well on the Switch. Also, in the news, Ubisoft plays around with VR for Assassins Creed but we’ll never get to see it, new Yooka-Laylee footage drops, Forza devs working on a new open world game not centered around racing, South Park – The Fractured But Whole delayed yet again, and more.
Quick correction this week: Danny incorrectly referred to No Man’s Sky as Titanfall in this week’s Review Round up and Conversation of the Week. Beyond our No Man’s Sky talk, we get into Nintendo taking down a wildly popular Metroid 2 remake, Microsoft acquires live streaming service Beam, Titanfall 2’s single player campaign and more.