Episode 285 – Please Welcome the New CEO of Atari

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Episode 285

Oh boy, our favorite rapper turned game console developer Souja Boy claims he’s CEO of Atari. Could this be true? Also in the news, Halo Infinite delays co-op and forge mode, EA issues statement about delisting some of their classic games and a leak claims Sly Cooper 5 is in Development. All that and some spicy game of the year discussion on episode 285 of Rated G for Gamers.

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Episode 282 – Activision Blizzard, the Cosby Room and the Resignation of J. Allen Brack

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Episode 282

Activision Blizzard in very hot water after the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing files lawsuit against company for discrimination and sexual harassment against women in the workplace, employees stage a walkout in protest and J. Allen Brack, head of Blizzard Entertainment steps down during all of this. It’s big news that’s still unveiling itself and Rated G is here bring you all the coverage and expose why the games industry is a terrible place that needs some much needed reform.

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Episode 281 – …And E3 2021 Finally Comes to a Close

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Episode 281

EA finally comes to the party and has it’s EA Play 2021 which to us signals the end of the E3 2021 season. Did they show anything good? Did Madden 22 steal the show? Also in the news, Ed Boon talks Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter crossover, Tencent acquires  Sackboy developer Sumo Digital and a mint condition NES collection fetches 30k at Goodwill auction. All that and more on episode 281.

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Episode 278 – The Dead Space Revival?

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Episode 278

EA makes the news this week with rumors of a Dead Space revival and they try and revamp their loot box mechanics in FIFA 21 FUT mode. Have they learned their lessons and made things fair and transparent? Listen to find out all the dizzying details. Also in the news, Katsuhiro Harada says Tekken X Street Fighter isn’t cancelled, Konami reveals a new game and Dan and Dave go over their game of the half year.



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Episode 256 – Closing, Cancellation and Restructuring

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Episode 256

It’s not so rosy for Amazon and Google this week. Stadia is shutting down their internal game studios, Jade Raymond is leaving the Stadia team and Amazon’s new CEO says it’s not done making video games, despite problems with their internal studios. Also in a surprising move, the Xbox 360 version of Goldeneye gets leaked online. All that and Dan and Dave’s take a look at their PlayStation Wrap-Up 2020.



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Episode 253 – We’re in for a Whole Heap of Star Wars

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Episode 253

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.



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Episode 252 – Lootboxes – The Baseball Cards of Video Games

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At the top of the show, Dan and Dave get Hype for Scott Pilgrim and wax fondly on the latest season of Cobra Kai. In the news, Peter Moore former head of Xbox and EA had some words to say regarding lootboxes, the Switch surpasses the 3DS in sales and Sony discontinues PS4 Pro in Japan. All that and we pay respects to Tetris Champion Jonas Neubauer on episode 252 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 249 – Nintendo is Sus

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Episode 249

One of our last shows of the year, Dan and Dave talk about their holiday plans, the Monster Hunter movie and the Cyberpunk 2077 debacle. In the news, Nintendo drops their Indie World Showcase, SNK confirms a new Neo Geo console is on the way and EA is set to acquire Codemasters for $1.2 Billion. All that and more on the last episode before Christmas on Rated G for Gamers. Happy Holidays!



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Episode 244 – The EA Microtransaction Problem

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Episode 244

At the top of the show, Dave talks about his next gen experience with the Series X and Dan and Dave get snubbed on PS5 orders. In the news, Ubisoft Montreal has a potential hostage scare, Take-Two agrees to deal to purchase Codemasters and EA adds tools to FIFA 21 to help curb spending and playing time and Dave has some strong thoughts. All that and more on episode 244 of Rated G for Gamers.



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