According to Dan E3 starts when Microsoft gets on stage. They break down Day 2 with the Xbox and Square-Enix presentations. Listen as they discuss all the highs, lows and surprises.
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.
At the top of the show, a somber moment as we remember Chadwick Boseman. In the news, Gamescom kicks off their online show, Geoff Kieghley confirms the Game Awards for this December and Nintendo is now Japan’s richest company. All that and Dan and Dave find out you can remap your X and O buttons if you own a Japanese PS4 on episode 233 of Rated G for Gamers.
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave discuss the ending of the Last of Us and what they’ve been playing. In the news, Microsoft shows us some Xbox Series X gameplay in their latest presentation, Sony shuts down rumors of Xbox Game Pass on Playstation and G4TV will return to your televison. All that and Dan learns why 98 Degrees is called 98 Degrees.
On this episode of Rated G, Sony is rumored to launch the new PSVR headset alongside the PS5, a Mortal Kombat collection is speculated to come out soon, we get a possible shot of the back of an Xbox Series X system and Uncle Joe Biden calls game developers little creeps. Dan does a nostalgia trip with G.I. Joe and Transformers and Dave gets tangled up in another escape room on episode 203 of Rated G for Gamers.
James Gunn gets reinstated as director of Guardians 3, a newly surfaced gray NWC cart sells for $23,000 and Hollow Knight gets a physical release all at the top of the show. In the news, Halo Master Chief Collection comes to PC finally in episodic form, Sony rumored to buy Take Two Interactive and everyone is getting into the streaming game. All on episode 155 of Rated G for Gamers.
Dan’s got some issues with the upcoming Resident Evil Origins collection for the Nintendo Switch. The Switch Tax is real folks and the duo discusses. In the news, Nintendo announces Pokémon Sword and Shield for the Switch, Gearbox Studios was almost pegged to develop Halo 4, Overkill’s The Walking Dead gets cancelled for consoles and Cyberpunk 2077 gets confirmed for E3 this year. All this and Dave’s scary tales from the dentist on episode 153 of Rated G for Gamers.
Big news dropped from Nintendo this week. After only a screenshot of the logo back from E3 2017, Nintendo announces that it will be throwing out work done on Metroid Prime 4 and bringing back Retro Studios back into the fold. Also, rumors of a Metroid Prime Trilogy remake emerge, Google wants to get into the home console game and Betheseda denies Fallout 76 free-to-play rumors. We’ve got two review round-ups this week, Kingdom Hearts III and Resident Evil 2 remake. All that and Rated G’s thoughts on the upcoming Resident Evil tv series on episode 149 of Rated G for Gamers.
On this week’s episode of Rated G, we reveal Dan’s dislike of the outdoors, we talk Dave’s camping weekend and David Hayter coming back to his role of Solid Snake. In the news, we get more news about Google’s home console, the Halo TV show and Nintendo gets a new president. So get your headphones and settle down for the Rated G pre 4th of July episode.
Some exciting news this week in gaming. It turns out some folks who preordered the SNES Classic from Amazon still haven’t received them, Retro City Rampage gets a physical deluxe version coming to the Switch, PlayStation CEO Andrew House steps down, and apparently MVC Infinite’s budget was half the amount of Street Fighter V’s DLC. How crazy is that?! Also, designer and programmer Charles Randal wrote a long missive last week stating that devs would be more candid if gamers weren’t so toxic. We dissect his statement and what it means for gamers and devs alike in this weeks convo of the week and one of us managed to score a ticket to Comic Con. All that and more on episode 89 of Rated G for Gamers.