At the top of the show, a somber moment as we remember Chadwick Boseman. In the news, Gamescom kicks off their online show, Geoff Kieghley confirms the Game Awards for this December and Nintendo is now Japan’s richest company. All that and Dan and Dave find out you can remap your X and O buttons if you own a Japanese PS4 on episode 233 of Rated G for Gamers.
After a polarizing gameplay demo during the Xbox Games Showcase, 343 Studios addresses the graphics in Halo Infinite and clarifies it’s take on multiplayer and microtransactions. Also in the news, a big Nintendo leak reveals Luigi was going to be in Super Mario 64 and 2K’s upcoming football game will have actual player names and likenesses. And at the end of the show, Dan quizzes Dave on his Mario knowledge.
Big news dropped from Nintendo this week. After only a screenshot of the logo back from E3 2017, Nintendo announces that it will be throwing out work done on Metroid Prime 4 and bringing back Retro Studios back into the fold. Also, rumors of a Metroid Prime Trilogy remake emerge, Google wants to get into the home console game and Betheseda denies Fallout 76 free-to-play rumors. We’ve got two review round-ups this week, Kingdom Hearts III and Resident Evil 2 remake. All that and Rated G’s thoughts on the upcoming Resident Evil tv series on episode 149 of Rated G for Gamers.
Happy 4th of July to all our fans! It’s a good time to enjoy the day off and relax with some video games. As we’re recording this, some big news dropped from Nintendo. The SNES Classic is coming this Fall. And the biggest bit of that is the unreleased Star Fox 2 will be included. Also in the news, Ubisoft shoes off some Beyond Good and Evil 2 realtime footage, 343 Studios says Halo 6 won’t be anytime soon, and Europe is getting a crazy good Samus Returns special edition. And in our convo of the week, with the announcement of Sega Forever we talk about how we can make Sega great again.
We’re Fallout crazy on this episode. We share our thoughts on the series, Classic’s take on the latest entry into the franchise, Fallout 4. Also, Tomb Raider and Black Ops III dropped. It’s a crazy good time for gamers. And 343 Studios listens to the fans and in a first for the series, removes the most hated Halo 5 map from it’s rotation due to bugs and exploits.