Episode 225 – The Next Gen Price Jump

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Episode 225

Happy 4th of Jul everyone! We get whiff of a price hike for next games from a NBA 2K21 listing, EVO Online cancelled due to scandal with CEO, IGN’s Summer of Games brings over 60 game demos to Xbox One this month and Sony pushes their indie games initiative. Dan shares his 4th of July plans and Dave laments the heat on episode 225 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 224 – Let’s Grab it By the Reins and Ride that Fun!

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Episode 224

Dan and Dave kick off the show talking about their unique weekends. They get into IGN’s 5th Day of the Summer of Gaming, Smash Bros gets a new fighter at the time of this recording and Microsoft shuts down Mixer and partners with Facebook Gaming. All and more on episode 224 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Saturday Morning Retro Episode 2 – Amazing Spider-Man 2 (WiiU), Theatrythym Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (3DS), Super Ghouls and Ghosts (SNES), Jet Set Radio (DC), Golden Sun (GBA)

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In our second Saturday Morning Retro podcast, we have returning guest Matt Adler on the show. Dan, Dave and Matt talk about how they’re all coping during the pandemic and what they’ve been playing. Also on this month in history, Sonic the Hedgehog launched in North America.

Our games on the block – Amazing Spider-Man 2 (WiiU), Theatrythym Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (3DS), Jet Set Radio (DC), Super Ghouls and Ghosts (SNES) and Golden Sun (GBA).



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Episode 223 – Valve Says So Much By Not Saying Anything

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Valve stays silent amidst the protests and calls to action throughout the world. Some indie developers are taking a stand and removing their games. The PS5 could be, physically, the biggest console ever, Retro gaming pariah Billy Mitchell has Guinness records reinstated and Cyberpunk 2077 delayed again to November all on episode 223 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 222 – Playstation Finally Joins the Party!

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Episode 222

Sony finally unveils the PS5… with two models no less! Disc and discless. Dan and Dave take a deep dive on the whole presentation. Also in the news, Sega debuts some very very very small Sega Game Gear portables for their 60th anniversary, Fog Gaming ™ comes to arcades and Riot Games executive gets into some hot water over a critical statement made of the BLM movement.



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Justice for George Floyd

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In the wake of current incidents in the past few weeks, Dan and Dave are taking a detour from gaming to talk about race, the police, our life experiences and our general feelings on the current American climate. Links to support below:

https://www.aclu.org/

https://www.naacpldf.org/

https://itch.io/b/520/bundle-for-racial-justice-and-equality

https://nymag.com/strategist/article/black-owned-businesses-support-shop.html

https://www.blackownedbrooklyn.com



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Episode 221 – Will Sony Finally Show the Console?!

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Episode 221

As of this recording, Sony is set for a big presentation on June 4th? Will they show the console? What games will be on display? Will Dan get a Vita 2? Only time will tell. Also in the news, Sonic gets the greenlight for a movie sequel, Sony declares that all PS4 games need to be PS5 compatible and Sega is doing something “big” for its 60th anniversary. All that and more on episode of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 220 – Dave Tests His Zelda Knowledge

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Episode 220

Bethesda gets into some hot water with their anti-cheat update to Doom, the New Game+ Expo debuts with a showcase of 40 games from Sega, Atlus, and more, and Pac-Man celebrates his 40th birthday. All that and Dan surprises Dave with a with a Legend of Zelda trivia test on episode 220 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 219 – The PS5 Unreal 5 Tech Demo

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Episode 219

Finally we get some show stopping next gen footage. Epic debuts the Unreal 5 engine on PS5 hardware and wows the internet. Rated G discusses what this means for next gen. Also in the news, Ghosts of Tsushima takes center stage in Sony’s latest State of Play, Tony Hawk 1 & 2 get the HD remake treatment and a new Paper Mario is coming in July.



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Saturday Morning Retro Episode 1 – TMNT: Hyperstone Heist, Castlevania: Circle of the Moon and Uncharted 3

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We’ve gone and done it folks. A brand new podcast for the fans. Saturday Morning Retro is a podcast 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. 

On this show – TMNT: Hyperstone Heist, Castlevania: Circle of the Moon and Uncharted 3



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