It’s a big week for news and we got a special guest to cover it all. Joining Dan and Dave on the mics is returning guest Matthew Adler, freelance journalist for IGN, Activision/Blizzard gets in some hot water for banning the winner of a Hearthstone competition in China over protest statements made during the post game interview, Sony drops some more PS5 news, Fortnite gets pegged for being too addictive and Reggie Fils-Aime gets inducted into the Gaming Hall of Fame. All that and more on episode 188 of Rated G for Gamers.
Oh we got drama this week! The company behind the Atari VCS goes after news outlets and YouTubers for supposed faked news on the new system. Also in the news, Sony clarifies it’s position on it’s lack of crossplay, Microsoft and Nintendo team up to slam Sony over Minecraft and Microsoft rumored to focus on power and performance for their next gen console. And at the top of the show, Dave and Dan get into the new Jurassic World and the beauty of sharing game experiences on episode 123 of Rated G for Gamers.
Black Panther, Avengers, Power Rangers and Toys R’ Us. We got it all on this episode of Rated G. End of the month is here so you know what that means… we highlight the new releases for April. In the news, Nintendo has their annual Nindies, we get some a little more info on the Atari Box, now Atari VCS, but no games announcement, Modern Ware 2 slated for a remake but no multiplayer and Phil Spencer wouldn’t mind seeing Banjo in Smash 5. And finally in our convo of the week, we get it our Smash character wish list. So check out episode 111 of Rated G for Gamers.