CD Project Red gets hit with a malicious attack and hackers grab the source code for Cyberpunk and the Witcher 3 and sell it to the highest bidder. Terraria on Stadia cancelled after developer gets locked out of his Google accounts, Axiom Verge 2 will launch on PC as an Epic Games Store exclusive and the ESA confirms details about E3 2021. All that and the Gardens Between in the Indie Game Spotlight on episode 257 of Rated G.
It’s not so rosy for Amazon and Google this week. Stadia is shutting down their internal game studios, Jade Raymond is leaving the Stadia team and Amazon’s new CEO says it’s not done making video games, despite problems with their internal studios. Also in a surprising move, the Xbox 360 version of Goldeneye gets leaked online. All that and Dan and Dave’s take a look at their PlayStation Wrap-Up 2020.
Dan’s new PS5 arrives during our recording and man is he excited. Besides the new addition to his gaming family, they talk about IO Interactive developing a new James Bond game, Microsoft making another Bethesda-level acquisition this year and the return of the X-Play and Attack of the Show on the G4 Network. All that and more on episode 255 of Rated G for Gamers.
On this month’s episode of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk about Crystalis for the NES, Panzer Dragoon Saga for the Saturn, Battle Arena Toshinden for the PS1 and Ninja Gaiden 3 – Razor’s Edge for the WiiU.
Let’s not bury the lead, Dan secured a PS5. Dave gets the Mario Kart Home Circuit and they go over the upcoming releases for February all at the top of the show. In the news, Capcom holds it’s Resident Evil showcase with Village gameplay, Microsoft reverses it’s decision to double the price of Xbox Live and former EA and Xbox exec Peter Moore joins the Unity team. All that and GameStop is burning up the stock charts on episode 254 of Rated G for Gamers.
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave discuss the future of the MCU and the new round of Arcade 1Up machines. In the news, Lucasfilm Games has big plans for the Star Wars franchise, a new Indiana Jones teaser gets released and Bungie finally shuts down their Halo online stat servers on episode 253 of Rated G for Gamers.
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave get Hype for Scott Pilgrim and wax fondly on the latest season of Cobra Kai. In the news, Peter Moore former head of Xbox and EA had some words to say regarding lootboxes, the Switch surpasses the 3DS in sales and Sony discontinues PS4 Pro in Japan. All that and we pay respects to Tetris Champion Jonas Neubauer on episode 252 of Rated G for Gamers.
As 2021 arrives and a new generation of consoles are in our hands, Dan and Dave take a look at the 8th generation of gaming, the highs and the lows. Also, they make some predictions for this upcoming year for Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft. All that and the return of Dr. Love on episode 251 of Rated G for Gamers.
As we say goodbye to 2020, Dan and Dave take a look back at the year that was. As terrible as things were, we still got some good gaming news, releases and a two new console releases to usher in the 9th gaming generation. And finally, as is tradition, the nominees for game of the year are announced. We’ll be announcing them on the first show of the new year. So join us as we close another year on the Rated G for Gamers podcast.
As everyone is winding down from the holiday festivities and enjoying the break, Dan and Dave are here to entertain you with our retro games. Final Fantasy IX, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, Maximo and Law of the West are all featured on this episode. So get comfy, grab a pair of headphones and enjoy this months episode of Saturday Morning Retro.