Microsoft is not done acquiring all the things as they throw their hat into the Discord bidding war for a cool $10 billion. Also in the news, we say goodbye to Mario 35th and Mario 3D All-Stars, Sony reportedly shutting down PS3, PSP, and PS Vita PlayStation Stores, Amazon Games opening new AAA studio and they run down the games coming out next month. All that and more on episode 263 of Rated G for Gamers.
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.
On this week’s episode, we have on special guest Lily Zaldivar to talk about her time with Viz Media, IGN, and Nintendo Voice Chat. In the news, Microsoft buys Bethesda, the Tokyo Games Show kicks off and Amazon unveils it’s new gaming service. All that and more on episode 237 of Rated G.
On this weeks episode, special guest Justin Mattioli joins Dan and Dave as they break down all this weeks news. The biggest announcements from Sony’s State of Play, WB Montreal teases another Batman game, AtGames buys the royalty rights to Ms. Pacman and now you can have Sam Jackson be your Alexa Narrator. Oh what a time we live in.
EA’s back at it and up to it’s old tricks. They are lobbying heavy to prevent loot boxes from being banned. Rated G covers the latest in the ongoing saga that is ethics in loot boxes. Also in the news, Amazon lays off dozens of developers from their game division, Jedi – The Fallen Order has Metroid like mechanics and Alpha Protocol gets taken off digital retail stores. All that and as a special treat, the inaugural episode of the GPA Roundtable. Our topic is best gaming console of all time.
It’s time for another episode of Rated G for Gamers. So good news stories this week: Bungie leaves Activision and takes it’s IP with them, Mortal Kombat 11 gets it’s cover art revealed and both Amazon and Verizon are rumored to be working on their own game streaming services. Dan has a good week of pickups, Dave waxes on his thoughts on the Resident Evil 2 demo that just dropped and for the first time in a while, the duo gets into what they’ve been playing at the top of the show,
On this episode, Dan and Dave talk PS4 Spiderman, floor chicken and why Amazon has cancelled their 20% off pre-orders for games. In the news, Nintendo postpones it’s latest direct out of respect for the Hokkaido earthquake, IOC president Thomas Bach says eSports wont be in the olympics anytime soon and the Polymega system is your one stop shop for playing retro games. So join us on the episode 31 of Rated G for Gamers. It’s gonna be a good one.
In the wake of the Jacksonville shooting at a Madden tournament, in our lead story, we delve into what we know, how all parties involved handled things and our thoughts on how they could prevent such tragedies in the future. Ninja, the most popular streamer on the internet, gets into some hot water over his comment about not streaming with women. More news from the last two Nintendo Directs, Microsoft confirms Halo: Infinite is the 6th installment of the Master Chief saga, Amazon reworks their Twitch pricing yet again and THQ Nordic buys the Timesplitters IP. The duo’s got hot pickup talk, they go over the games they’ve been playing and Dave implores people to watch the Staircase on Netflix all on the episode 130 mega-show.
We got a good one today! You may of heard of the eBay sale of John Romero’s personal copy of Doom II, well that went to our good friend Anthony Micari. We talk Doom, FPSes, and which game is better, SMB3 or SMW. In the news, Amazon amends their Prime 20% game discount. a soceer player sues League of Legends developer Riot Games and wins, and Crackdown 3 gets delayed till Spring 2018. Also, Dave hits the Nintendo Summer of Play event in Brooklyn, Danny sees the Mets win, and more.