It seems everything coming out in Q1 of this year is being delayed. Now the FF VII Remake, the Avengers game and more have been pushed back till later in the year. Rated G discusses if this is a good thing it a bad thing. Also in the news, Sony bowing out for a second time from having an E3 press conference, we get out next Smash DLC character and the new trailer for Morbius drops All that and more on episode 202 of Rated G for Gamers.
We got some Gears 5 news at top of the show as well as the new Bad Boys trailer, some 14 years after the last entry. We are reasonably hype. In the news, Nintendo does it’s usual thing and drops a new Direct. They confirm some leaks, drop some new stuff the day of and somehow, someway still manage to surprise us a bit. Also there’s a new Nintendo peripheral in town and Reggie Fils-Amis goes back to school.
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.
Controversy is abound this last week. Blizzard, Riot Games and Nintendo all get into some hot water. From racist undertones and fan base undermining to gender discrimination, we cover all of the latest news and backlash to come out. Also in the news, Microsoft brings back the XO conference, more games headed to Switch Online this week and strategy guide maker Prima Games is shutting down after 28 years. All that and we talk Penny Arcade Expo 2019 on episode 139 of Rated G for Gamers.