Recent news comes out about Sony getting into esports betting and it sheds some light on the acquisition of the EVO fighting game tournament. Also in the news, Geoff Keighley reveals details about Summer Game Fest, the internet scoffs at the Skyward Sword price tag take issue with the new Loftwing amiibo and one of the rarest Mega Man titles is getting a physical reprint. All that and Dave’s living that deck life on episode 271 of Rated G.
On this episode, Square-Enix gets in on the presentation action, a Switch pro console may launch this year and 2K Signs Exclusive Deal With Tiger Woods for PGA Tour Games. All that and Ace Ventura 3 is in development with the Sonic movie writers on episode 262 of Rated G for Gamers.
Happy 4th of Jul everyone! We get whiff of a price hike for next games from a NBA 2K21 listing, EVO Online cancelled due to scandal with CEO, IGN’s Summer of Games brings over 60 game demos to Xbox One this month and Sony pushes their indie games initiative. Dan shares his 4th of July plans and Dave laments the heat on episode 225 of Rated G for Gamers.
Finally we get some show stopping next gen footage. Epic debuts the Unreal 5 engine on PS5 hardware and wows the internet. Rated G discusses what this means for next gen. Also in the news, Ghosts of Tsushima takes center stage in Sony’s latest State of Play, Tony Hawk 1 & 2 get the HD remake treatment and a new Paper Mario is coming in July.
The day has come folks! Our resident RPG hater has come around and seen the light. Dan loves the FFVII Remake, both of your hosts do. It’s an amazing remake, perhaps the best and they discuss at the top of the show. In the news, Ubisoft announces a viking themed Assassin’s Creed game, Geoff Keighley has a massive game fest planned for the summer and the summer GDC is now going all digital.