The tech industry is a pretty bad state at the moment amid employee cuts. Microsoft reports over ten thousand including 343, Xbox, and Bethesda. Also in the news, the EU is reportedly objecting to Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard purchase, Xbox and Platinum Games rumored to be reviving Scalebound and devs protest Indian government categorizing videogames as gambling. All that and Dan and Dave fawn over HBO’s The Last of Us on episode 343.
Episode 273 – The E3 2021 Predictions Show
E3 is back baby and Dan and Dave can’t wait for the big show. They do their annual predictions and boy are there some good picks. Listen as they break down what they think is gonna go down and what they’re most looking forward to.
Episode 261 – The Xbox / Bethesda Snoozefest
It’s an momentous occasion, Bethesda joins the Microsoft family. They discuss future plans in new roundtable livestream. Also in the news, Capcom requires it’s employees in office amidst cyberattack, Perfect Dark reboot team adds God of War producer to it’s team and YouTube personality and modder Bob Wulff turns Christopher Nolan’s Tenet into a Game Boy Advance movie and a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles beat ’em up from the creators of Scott Pilgrim and Streets of Rage 4 gets a new trailer and it looks awesome.
Episode 255 – Dan Welcomes the PS5 to the Family
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.
Episode 253 – We’re in for a Whole Heap of Star Wars
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.
Episode 242 – The Future is Streaming
It’s election day in America and you probably need a distraction from the election results. Well we got a good episode of Rated G for you to keep you busy. Nintendo drops a mini Direct, goes hard into streaming and shows some No More Heroes 3 footage. Also in the news Ubisoft Responds to Watch Dogs Legion Xbox overheating and Microsoft leans into the meme and sends influencers Xbox branded fridges. All that and more on episode 242 of Rated G for Games.
Episode 237 – The Games Journalism and Media Industry with Special Guest Lily Zaldivar
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.
Episode 220 – Dave Tests His Zelda Knowledge
Bethesda gets into some hot water with their anti-cheat update to Doom, the New Game+ Expo debuts with a showcase of 40 games from Sega, Atlus, and more, and Pac-Man celebrates his 40th birthday. All that and Dan surprises Dave with a with a Legend of Zelda trivia test on episode 220 of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 213 – The Big Question for E3 2020 with Special Guest Steven Li
On this episode of Rated G, returning guest Steven Li joins us to talk PAX East, Animal Crossing and what he’s been playing during the quarantine. In the news, more doom on the horizon for E3 2020, the ESA looking to the future for E3 2021 and Randy Pitchford plays fast and loose with employee’s bonuses. All that and more on Episode 213 of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 193 – Kojima Claps Back
With Death Stranding hitting wildly all over the review scales, Kojima speaks out against American’s love of First Person Shooters. The internet, of course, has opinions and Rated G gives their take on the whole situation. Also in the news, XO19 happened, Google Stadia is poised for a rocky launch and Polygon drops a most bananas top 100 list. All this and more on episode 193 of Rated G for Gamers.