As we say goodbye to 2020, Dan and Dave take a look back at the year that was. As terrible as things were, we still got some good gaming news, releases and a two new console releases to usher in the 9th gaming generation. And finally, as is tradition, the nominees for game of the year are announced. We’ll be announcing them on the first show of the new year. So join us as we close another year on the Rated G for Gamers podcast.
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.
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.
We got a special one today folks. Dan’s on vacation right now so we decided to do a episode about our most anticipated holiday games. Join us as we break down our favorites for the 2019 holiday season.
Day 2 of our coverage of E3 2019 is here. We’ve got Betheseda, Ubisoft, Limited Run, Devolver Digital and the PC Gaming Showcase on this episode. Dave and Dan break down all the highs and lows and how… yeah, Dan’s gonna end up buying everything and Dave’s love for the PC platform stands strong.
In our lead story, we talked about it last week, Philip Mucin, now former employee of IGN has been pinned with even more plagiarism. We go deep into the story as more news unfolds. Also in the news, Negan from the Walking Dead joins Tekken 7, Nintendo drops more Smash Bros news in their latest direct, Betheseda shows off Doom Eternal footage and more. And at the top of the show, we talk Red Dead 2 and the most overpriced special edition we’ve come across yet.
Day 1 and 2 of E3 2018 are in the books. Hot off the closing of the Bethesda conference, we cover the first two days announcements, trailers, gameplay footage and surprises. Join as we breakdown and rate each show.