In the wake of recent shootings here in America, politician and pundits are pointing fingers at video games again as a reason for spurring these tragedies. Rated G discusses that, the role game developers and creators play and some news about Walmart and their reaction to recent events. Also in the news, #1 Twitch stream Ninja leaves for Microsoft platform Mixer, the Sacred Symbols podcast gets into some controversy with Pax Prime and a sealed Nintendo game goes for big money at auction. Check out all this and more on episode 179 of Rated G for Gamers.
At the top of the show, Mother’s Day stories, pickup talk and some slight spoiler talk as Spiderman and IT trailers drop this last week. In the news, Sony has their State of Play and they close the presentation with the ultimate mic drop moment, Final Fantasy VII remake game footage. One half of Rated G goes bananas. Also more talk about loot boxes, Nintendo’s E3 plans and some I’ll fated 90s video game cartoons. All that and more on episode 165 of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 63 is here! 10 games we’d like to see on the Switch. That’s our conversation of the week. Games we haven’t seen in a while, franchises we love, and stuff we think would fit well on the Switch. Also, in the news, Ubisoft plays around with VR for Assassins Creed but we’ll never get to see it, new Yooka-Laylee footage drops, Forza devs working on a new open world game not centered around racing, South Park – The Fractured But Whole delayed yet again, and more.