After a polarizing gameplay demo during the Xbox Games Showcase, 343 Studios addresses the graphics in Halo Infinite and clarifies it’s take on multiplayer and microtransactions. Also in the news, a big Nintendo leak reveals Luigi was going to be in Super Mario 64 and 2K’s upcoming football game will have actual player names and likenesses. And at the end of the show, Dan quizzes Dave on his Mario knowledge.
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.
E3 is in full swing folks and we’ve got your coverage of the first few days. Microsoft, Google and EA all have had their conferences/shows and also a surprise visit from THQ Nordic. We break down everything that went down and chat about what our highlights and lowlights were.
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.
In the wake of the Jacksonville shooting at a Madden tournament, in our lead story, we delve into what we know, how all parties involved handled things and our thoughts on how they could prevent such tragedies in the future. Ninja, the most popular streamer on the internet, gets into some hot water over his comment about not streaming with women. More news from the last two Nintendo Directs, Microsoft confirms Halo: Infinite is the 6th installment of the Master Chief saga, Amazon reworks their Twitch pricing yet again and THQ Nordic buys the Timesplitters IP. The duo’s got hot pickup talk, they go over the games they’ve been playing and Dave implores people to watch the Staircase on Netflix all on the episode 130 mega-show.
Day 1 and 2 of E3 2018 are in the books. Hot off the closing of the Bethesda conference, we cover the first two days announcements, trailers, gameplay footage and surprises. Join as we breakdown and rate each show.