Sony has their first State of Play of the year and it’s quite the snoozefest. Konami claims big plans if E3 is happening, Microsoft doubles down on Call of Duty support for Nintendo consoles, an earnings call lets slip Mortal Kombat 12 production and John Romero gets a lifetime achievement award. All that and Dave’s troubles finding a copy of Metroid Prime Remastered on episode 348 of Rated G.
Episode 322 – The Summer Gamefest Showdow
It’s gonna be wild next year as the organizers of E3 and Summer Game Fest are gearing up for a head-on clash. Also in the news, Sega announces new multiplayer shooter game Hyenas from Alien: Isolation Studio, Microsoft is dealing with an Xbox Series X controller shortage, Skull and Bones re-reveal, gameplay, and release date and not to be outdone by last week, the most popular game franchises by state on episode 322.Continue reading “Episode 322 – The Summer Gamefest Showdow”
Episode 309 – Haven Finds a Home
At the top of the show, another sad week in celebrity news as we say goodbye to the drummer for the Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins. In brighter news, all of the Netflix Marvel shows are now on Disney Plus. Also in the news, PlayStation acquires Jade Raymond’s Haven Studios, the NFL is making an annual VR football game, a new Witcher game confirmed to be in development on Unreal Engine 5 and someone gets Doom to run on a text-based terminal. All that and Dave talks about Vampire Survivor in the Indie Game Spotlight.
Episode 301 – Get Ready for GTA Mobile with Microtransactions
Video Game companies have been going through an acquisition frenzy and this week Take 2 buys mobile giant Zynga. What does this mean for gaming as a whole and what does this mean for Take 2 properties in the mobile space. Also in the news, Sony is ramping up PS4 production amid chip shortages, Twisted Metal may be coming back and Namco could be making a new Killer Instinct game on episode 301.
Episode 264 – The $25,000 Mario Hustle
April Fool’s just passed as of this recording and we’ve got all your pranks right here! In the news, Sony’s has it’s sights on Crunchyroll for $1.1 Billion, Bungie has a new IP Looking to Launch in 2025 and scalpers list Super Mario 3D All-Stars for insane prices. All that and Dan and Dave commiserate the cancellation of a live PAX East on this episode of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 203 – PSVR – The Next Generation
On this episode of Rated G, Sony is rumored to launch the new PSVR headset alongside the PS5, a Mortal Kombat collection is speculated to come out soon, we get a possible shot of the back of an Xbox Series X system and Uncle Joe Biden calls game developers little creeps. Dan does a nostalgia trip with G.I. Joe and Transformers and Dave gets tangled up in another escape room on episode 203 of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 101 – Lemme Upgrade You
Rated G is back again with another episode for your listening pleasure. 2018 is off and running and we get right into it. First off, we have a new website! Everyone should go check it out… right now. Okay, all set? We got some good pickups this week. Clearance items, last generation goodwill dropoffs, ebay bids won. We get into the games were playing this week. The Order 1886, Pokken Tournament and a little ol’ gem from the amazing Tim Shafer. Also, in the news, Twitter is getting antsy for Nintendo to drop a new Direct, the Switch sets sales records, SNK is rumored to be developing a new Switch game, MadCatz comes back from the dead and Microsoft buries the Kinect adapter. All that and in our convo of the week, we commiserate with bad gaming memories. So sit back, grab a pair of headphones and join us for episode 101 of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 83 – Gotta Go Fast with Special Guest Anthony Micari
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.
E3 2017 – Our Thoughts on the Betheseda and Sony Conferences
It’s day 3 of E3 and we’re covering the Betheseda and Sony conferences. Join us as we break down on the shows and comment on all the highs and lows.
Episode 58 – The Holiday 2016 Special!
It’s our annual end of the year holiday special! We each pick 5 games to nominate for Game of the Year. We break down why we picked ’em and in our next episode in the new year we’ll reveal the winner. So check us out and have a happy new year. Here’s to 2017 and all the excellent gaming to come.
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