EA finally comes to the party and has it’s EA Play 2021 which to us signals the end of the E3 2021 season. Did they show anything good? Did Madden 22 steal the show? Also in the news, Ed Boon talks Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter crossover, Tencent acquires Sackboy developer Sumo Digital and a mint condition NES collection fetches 30k at Goodwill auction. All that and more on episode 281.
Microsoft’s been making all the first moves. Console reveal, system teardown, now the first next gen gaming showcase for the Series X. Dan and Dave weigh with their thoughts on the whole quarantine style presentation. Also in the news, more confirmed cancelled conventions, Mortal Kombat 11 gets all friendly and Nic Cage may just be playing the Tiger King!
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.
On this special episode of Rated G for Gamers, Thanos comes to town to wreak havoc on the universe. We discuss Avengers: Infinity War in our convo of the week. Caution, there are spoilers. Also, in the news, SNK reveals their mini Neo-Geo for their 40th anniversary, the FTC gets serious over console warranty language, PS2 games join PS NOW and the NPD reports that one Sega Game Gear game was sold in the first quarter of 2018. All that and Dave goes ham on Goodwill over Madden Football on episode 116 of Rated G for Gamers.
E3 2017 is upon us! We’re two days in and we’ve got our coverage of the EA and Microsoft conferences. Join us as we break down on the shows and comment on all the highs and lows. Also, we have Wipeout Omega Collection in our Review Round Up and our thoughts on the PS4 HD collection.