Rated G kicks off the show on a somber note. Dave and Dan talk breakups and how friends and video games can get you through. The duo run through the weekly pickups and their thoughts on the new Venom trailer. In the news, Night Trap is finally coming to the Switch, an Ohio college is giving out Fortnite scholarships and Valve acquires Firewatch developer Campo Santo. And in our convo of the week, Quantic Dream, developer of Heavy Rain and the upcoming Detroit – Become Human, sue over claims of inappropriate workplace conduct from a french journalism outlet earlier in the year. We discuss the odd, NSFW details.
The rumor mill was in high gear this week. Forum poster by the name of Grezzo has some compelling predictions for Nintendo and the Switch this year. This is the same guy nailed almost of his predictions in 2017 for the Switch. Also in the news, Nintendo announces more details of it’s online service, Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a further delay and a solidified release date, and EA is set to bring back microtransactions to Battlefront II. And in our convo of the week, we get into open world games again and discuss when is open world too open world. All that and some Superbowl and superhero talk on episode 104 of Rated G for Gamers. www.ratedgforgamers.com
E3 2017 is upon us! We’re two days in and we’ve got our coverage of the EA and Microsoft conferences. Join us as we break down on the shows and comment on all the highs and lows. Also, we have Wipeout Omega Collection in our Review Round Up and our thoughts on the PS4 HD collection.