We’re kicking off 2019 with a bang folks. Rated G’s look back at 2018 and our predictions for 2019. Also, Dan and Dave announce Rated G’s 2018 game of the year! Happy New Year and enjoy the show.
It’s that time of year again folks! The end of 2018 and the time for Rated G’s game of the year nominees. Dave and Dan pick their 5 favorite games each and on the first show of the new year, we will announce our winner. Also, can the Order 1886 garner a 4th game of the year nod? Listen to find out. In the news, COO of Riot Games suspended from sexual harassment allegations, Reggie Fils-Amie tows the company line and dismisses a Switch Pro in the works and the NES and SNES Classic are being discontinued.
On this special episode of Rated G… both the Game Awards and the Kinda Funny Games Showcase happened last week. Rated G breaks down the highs and the lows, the winners and losers and all the game announcements. Hint: Get super hype for MK11!
Sony’s been causing quite a stir this past week. They drop out of their own Playstation Experience and now E3 2019. Rated G speculates on what this all means. Square-Enix revealed to be working on a new AAA title, Nintendo confirms that the N64 Classic isn’t coming any time soon and the PC Classic Kickstarter is live all in the news. Dan’s got a big pickup haul and Dave waxes poetic on Tetris Effect and the glorious PSVR gaming library. All this and more on episode 140 of Rated G for Gamers.
Oh we got drama this week! The company behind the Atari VCS goes after news outlets and YouTubers for supposed faked news on the new system. Also in the news, Sony clarifies it’s position on it’s lack of crossplay, Microsoft and Nintendo team up to slam Sony over Minecraft and Microsoft rumored to focus on power and performance for their next gen console. And at the top of the show, Dave and Dan get into the new Jurassic World and the beauty of sharing game experiences on episode 123 of Rated G for Gamers.
We’re a little late with one folks. Sometimes like gets in the way but that doesn’t stop Rated G from.delivering quality content. In our convo of the week, we discuss the merits of new IP vs. franchise sequels. In the news, the new Call of Duty Black Ops game is now confirmed to not have a single player campaign, and thus Danny’s tradition of finishing the game over Thanksgiving weekend comes to a close. Nintendo re-ups some of their trademarks, Star Fox may be getting into the racing game noted in a possible recent leak and college eSports is growing whether we like it or not. All this and more on episode 118 of Rated G for Gamers.
Rated G kicks off the show on a somber note. Dave and Dan talk breakups and how friends and video games can get you through. The duo run through the weekly pickups and their thoughts on the new Venom trailer. In the news, Night Trap is finally coming to the Switch, an Ohio college is giving out Fortnite scholarships and Valve acquires Firewatch developer Campo Santo. And in our convo of the week, Quantic Dream, developer of Heavy Rain and the upcoming Detroit – Become Human, sue over claims of inappropriate workplace conduct from a french journalism outlet earlier in the year. We discuss the odd, NSFW details.
We waste no time and get right into what we’ve been playing… and a roar comes from the mics. The new God of War we are both loving. Definitely a game of the year contender. We cull the review scores and give our opinions on the game thus far. In the news, Sega Ages is coming the Switch, classic games form their back catalog, Call of Duty eschews single player, Battlefield embraces it, and SNK teases new Neo Geo hardware. All that and more on episode 114 of Rated G for Gamers.
Black Panther, Avengers, Power Rangers and Toys R’ Us. We got it all on this episode of Rated G. End of the month is here so you know what that means… we highlight the new releases for April. In the news, Nintendo has their annual Nindies, we get some a little more info on the Atari Box, now Atari VCS, but no games announcement, Modern Ware 2 slated for a remake but no multiplayer and Phil Spencer wouldn’t mind seeing Banjo in Smash 5. And finally in our convo of the week, we get it our Smash character wish list. So check out episode 111 of Rated G for Gamers.
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.