We know the PS5 and Xbox Scarlett are coming next year and this week we get someone who’s seen the systems in action and is quoted as saying they’ve seen nothing like it before. Better than Red Dead 2. Better than the Last of Us 2. Rated G is even more excited than ever. Next holiday season is going to be a good one. Also in the news, there ‘s a super fly Tetris and Puma crossover shoe that Dave wants badly, Analogue announces their Pocket console and Fortnite gets sucked into a black hole. All that and more on episode 189 of Rated G for Gamers.
Nintendo rumors abound over the new Mini Switch and a new Nintendo online service for more hardcore gamers. Dr. Mario World announced for their mobile lineup, EA gets blocked by the Belgium government over lootboxes and Sony shifts focus of first party development to the PS5. Dan and Dave have an incredible pickup week, Dave beats Red Dead 2 and they both the have a chuckle over Bethesda’s disastrous Fallout 76 leather jacket for sale.
The Soulja Game console by Soulja Boy is no more. The rap star most famous for his hit Superman, got some choice words from Nintendo and has ceased selling his branded consoles. Rated G discusses this inevitable outcome. Also in the news, wrestling commentator and all around good guy Mean Jean Okerlund passes on to great squared circle in the sky, Nintendo officially comments on the Bowsette meme making the rounds on the internet and Jack Black starts his own channel for gaming and already has 2 million subscribers. All this and more on episode 146 of Rated G for Gamers.
We’re kicking off 2019 with a bang folks. Rated G’s look back at 2018 and our predictions for 2019. Also, Dan and Dave announce Rated G’s 2018 game of the year! Happy New Year and enjoy the show.
It’s that time of year again folks! The end of 2018 and the time for Rated G’s game of the year nominees. Dave and Dan pick their 5 favorite games each and on the first show of the new year, we will announce our winner. Also, can the Order 1886 garner a 4th game of the year nod? Listen to find out. In the news, COO of Riot Games suspended from sexual harassment allegations, Reggie Fils-Amie tows the company line and dismisses a Switch Pro in the works and the NES and SNES Classic are being discontinued.
On this special episode of Rated G… both the Game Awards and the Kinda Funny Games Showcase happened last week. Rated G breaks down the highs and the lows, the winners and losers and all the game announcements. Hint: Get super hype for MK11!
Sony’s been causing quite a stir this past week. They drop out of their own Playstation Experience and now E3 2019. Rated G speculates on what this all means. Square-Enix revealed to be working on a new AAA title, Nintendo confirms that the N64 Classic isn’t coming any time soon and the PC Classic Kickstarter is live all in the news. Dan’s got a big pickup haul and Dave waxes poetic on Tetris Effect and the glorious PSVR gaming library. All this and more on episode 140 of Rated G for Gamers.
The final Nintendo direct centered around the new Smash Bros Ultimate has dropped. No more news until the game releases Nintendo says. We get deep into all the new modes, characters and planned DLC. Also in the news, Sony reveals the full lineup for the PlayStation Classic, Goku gets his own float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and Black Friday deals start to drop. Castlevania season 2, the Witcher series news and a possible new Bad Boys movie in the works.
The biggest game in a long while has finally released. They get deep into Red Dead Redemption II. Our thoughts as well as a full Review Round Up. Amid the Rockstar controversy, Eurogamer publishes an poignant article, “The Human Cost of Red Dead II”. They break down all of that info too. Also, video game preservation makes big strides thanks to some revised digital copyright laws. All that and a big pickup week for Dan and Dave on episode 137 or Rated G for Gamers.
We got a good one this week! In the studio, good friend Joe Chagan comes on to talk VR, the Germany trip and his mutual love of the Halo franchise. In our lead story, Rockstar Games defends allegations of 100 hour work weeks for Red Deed development dubbed “crunch time”, Rated G gets into the details. Also in the news, Black Ops 4 smashes sales records despite lack of a single player campaign, Sony addresses the hacking attempts via PSN messages and Paul George does another crazy PlayStation/Nike shoe collaboration. So join us for another exciting episode of Rated G.