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.
CD Project Red gets hit with a malicious attack and hackers grab the source code for Cyberpunk and the Witcher 3 and sell it to the highest bidder. Terraria on Stadia cancelled after developer gets locked out of his Google accounts, Axiom Verge 2 will launch on PC as an Epic Games Store exclusive and the ESA confirms details about E3 2021. All that and the Gardens Between in the Indie Game Spotlight on episode 257 of Rated G.
Ubisoft has their first of two E3 content presentations, Ubisoft Forward. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Farcry 6, Watch Dogs Legion and more were on display. Dan and Dave discuss their thoughts. Also in the news, Xbox Reportedly interested in Acquiring WB Interactive, Sony Considers bid for SNK and PS5 and Series X get box art reveals all on episode 226 of Rated G for Gamers.
Microsoft drops a new Inside Xbox, PS5 drops it’s new controller complete with features, E3 2020 is officially cancelled and in our review round up, Final Fantasy VII Remake. All that and more on episode 214 of Rated G for Gamers.
American sporting events, cancelled. GDC, cancelled. E3, cancelled. Everything, cancelled. More and more the coronavirus is shutting down the world. In efforts to curtail the virus from spreading, the US is tightening up measures like preventing large gatherings like E3 from happening. Dan and Dave discusses what will be of this years showcase and what it means for the future of E3. Also in the news, Reggie Fils-Amie is hired to Gamestop’s board of directors, a new Tony Hawk game is in the works and 2K looks to be bringing it’s football franchise back but with a twist.
Alright folks, you know they gotta talk about it. Right after returning from PAX East, Square-Enix drops the demo for the remake of the one of the most influential games of all time. Final Fantasy VII. Dan and Dave give their opinions and break it all down. Also in the news, more conference cancellations, Google Stadia nabs another star director and the Nintendo Playstation sells for an underwhelming price.
A new patent surfaces for the PS5 wherein they are leveraging AI into their operating system to potentially help players stuck in a game. Dan and Dave discuss all the questionable details and analyze one particular figure drawing associated with the patent. Also in the news, Anthem is getting a complete overhaul, Geoff Keighley won’t be attending E3 this year and the Nintendo PlayStation goes on the auction block on episode 206 of Rated G for Gamers.
It seems everything coming out in Q1 of this year is being delayed. Now the FF VII Remake, the Avengers game and more have been pushed back till later in the year. Rated G discusses if this is a good thing it a bad thing. Also in the news, Sony bowing out for a second time from having an E3 press conference, we get out next Smash DLC character and the new trailer for Morbius drops All that and more on episode 202 of Rated G for Gamers.
Oh boy did E3 come out with some wild news. In an effort to stay relevant, the ESA put out an announcement about E3 2020 being all about influencers, fans and media. Whatever that means. Dan and Dave breaks down all the info and weigh in with their thoughts. Also in the news, Nintendo gets back into the fitness game and GameStop closes over 200 stores. All that and more on episode 185 of Rated G for Gamers.
We’ve got a special episode today folks. Friend Derek Lieu is our guest on the show. He’s a video game trailer creator who’s worked on some of our favorite games and probably yours too. Dan and Dave get into the business of making a quality game trailer, how he got started and his thoughts on this years E3. Also, in the news, Youtuber Desmond ‘Etika’ Amofah found dead off the coast of Manhattan, President Trump proposes tariffs that would affect the price of video game hardware and accessories and we now get confirmation that games will cost full price on the Stadia platform.