Dan is back from vacation and boy did a lot happen in a week. Sony kicks off what would be known as E3 season and they come out swinging. Lots of good news unpack there and Dan and Dave break it all down. Also in the news, Tekken 7 tops the charts as the highest selling game in the series, Konami announces a new Frogger game and Sega announces a new mini console.Continue reading “Episode 319 – Welcome to E3?”
At the top of the show, Dan saw The Batman, the EVO 2022 lineup and Dave talks about Gran Turismo and some shady business practices. In the news, PlayStation’s February state of Play, E3 may actually be happening this year and Super Nintendo World in California is opening next year. All that and more on episode 307.
On episode 306, Dan and Dave get a little political with all the gaming companies banning sales and services in Russia. In the news, Nintendo celebrates 5 years of the Switch, Netflix gets into gaming for real and Super Smash Bros. gets pulled from EVO 2022.
EA makes the news this week with rumors of a Dead Space revival and they try and revamp their loot box mechanics in FIFA 21 FUT mode. Have they learned their lessons and made things fair and transparent? Listen to find out all the dizzying details. Also in the news, Katsuhiro Harada says Tekken X Street Fighter isn’t cancelled, Konami reveals a new game and Dan and Dave go over their game of the half year.
At the top of the show, Dan’s got some retro shopping pro tips and Dave discusses the Falcon and the Winter Soldier. In the news, the PS5 State of Play for April drops and Ratchet and Clank looks sufficiently next gen, a golden Wii created for Queen Elizabeth II is being sold and Konami Won’t Be Attending E3 2021. All that and more on episode 268 of Rated G for Gamers.
It’s the first episode since E3 has ended so it’s time for Dan and Dave to look back at all the conferences, all the announcements and give our thoughts on what they loved and what they hated. Also, the votes are in and we have a prediction winner. It was a close one just like every year but only one can take home the championship belt. Listen in to see who takes it. In the news, we get pricing and specs on the Atari VCS, Konami throws it’s hat in the ring of the mini console game and Nintendo explains why they chose to delay the new Animal Crossing. All that and Dan and Dave wax philosophical on game cart preservation.
Big week. Bigger news. And Dan and Dave got it all. Nintendo Nindies. Konami’s 50th Aniiversary collections, the Sony State of Play and of course all news from Google’s new streaming service, Stadia. Well except the price, the real world performance, the required download speeds, launch date, etc. Otherwise though, we got all the news! So join us in episode 156 for our pickups, our weekend movie watches and Dan is a bit of a prophet. The recording of this episode happened before the State of Play from Sony.
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.
We’re back from a short hiatus, reinvigorated and refreshed. The duo’s been playing alot of games to pass the time. Dave finally has beaten God of War and Dan’s catches up on his superhero movies. In the news, we’ve got this episode jam packed with takes. Splatoon 2 has a big hacker problem, Warframe, the free to play shooter, slated to come to the Switch, Darksiders 3 gets leaked, the Division 2 breaks beta sign up records previously held by the original Division and a PT fan who created a PC port gets a cease and desist order and an internship at Konami. All this and Dan takes some crazy pills and touts the merits of Godzilla ’97 on episode 126 of Rated G for Gamers.
John Cena is in talks to star in Duke Nukem movie. In our convo of the week, we discuss why video games movies always suck, our fave and worst adaptations and what franchise we’d want to see on the big screen. In the news, 50 Cent wants to get back into game making, Downwell creator joins Nintendo, Sonic creator Yuji Naka joins Square-Enix, Microsoft has more details on it’s Gamepass service and we get a look at the Nintendo HQ in the late 1800s. All that and our pickups of the week on episode 103 of Rated G for Gamers.