It’s that time of year again… the Game Awards have announced their nominees for this year’s awards. Dan and Dave run through all the awards and give their picks with some colorful commentary. Also in the news, Microsoft cancels the Keystone streaming console and Black Friday deals are here. All that and a stunning loss for Giants against the Lions on episode 337 of Rated G.
Some sad news at the top of show, Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy has passed away. We remember arguably the best Batman from the Animated Series to the Rocksteady Arkham games. In the news, new Twitter boss Elon Musk is causing quite a mess with pay for verified accounts and the internet goes on a parody spree with fake accounts from Nintendo to Valve, EA cancels Project Cars and Dirt franchises and a new John Wick may be in the works. All that and our spirited takes on the new God of War Ragnarok.
Would you think Dan and Dave would ever speak about Billy Mitchell and the hippocratic oath on this podcast? Well it definitely happened in a wild story this week. Also in the news, Ubisoft Forward 2022, the Disney and Marvel games showcase 2022 and Halo co-creater Marcus Letho moves to the competition to work on the Battlefield series. All that and more on episode 330.
News came out surrounding the delay to God of War Ragnarok. Sony Santa Monica didn’t say why but Christopher Judge who plays Kratos says his surgery caused game’s delay. Also in the news, Nintendo has an incredible fall direct, Sony acquires Bluepoint Games, Hasbro opens a brand new AAA game division and Sony quietly fixes the PS4 CBOMB issue.
It’s 9/11 when this episode was recorded. At the top of the show Dan and Dave share their thoughts and experiences from that day on the 20th anniversary of the attack. In gaming news, Sony has a killer showcase with a ton of surprises and great looking trailers. Also, Sony acquires developer Firespite which is made up of old Studio Liverpool employees who used to be under Sony’s umbrella and we get a first look at the Matrix Resurrections trailer all on episode 288 of Rated G.
Capcom gets in some hot water when movie director says Resident Evil Village copied his monster designs, God of War Ragnarok release date reportedly delayed and PS5 has more than 25 exclusive games in active development. Dan and Dave wax poetic over It Takes Two and Dan has a gamer grief with Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade. All that and more on episode 270 of Rated G for Gamers.