It’s Memorial Day weekend and Dan and Dave talk their weekend fun, Sonic and Terminator movie news and their weekly pickups. In the news, PS5 performance footage leaks, we get some Mario Kart Tour news and Activision gets confusing with the latest entry into the Call of Duty franchise. All this and more on episode 167 of Rated G for Gamers.
Someone should of told the company producing the Sonic movie that the 3D model looked a little off. We got the Sonic movie trailer this last week and the internet exploded with negativity. So much so that the director took to social media to claim that they were going to redo the CG. Will it help this troubled mascot, we discuss. Also in the news, a new Earthworm Jim game is coming but to a very unlikely console, Mario Kart, Mortal Kombat and others get inducted to the Video Game Hall of Fame and we learn that Dan has never played Solitaire before!!! A revelation indeed. And we round out our show with podcaster and games journalist Matt Adler. We talk Katana Zero and Days Gone and what the future holds for Playstation.
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.
On this week’s show of Rated G, from a recently released video by the Last Gamer on YouTube, we got introspective. We discuss what will happen to our collections when we meet our untimely death. Also, it’s National CIB day as we record this episode. We celebrate the pickups that mean something to us. In the News, we learn that Namco/Bandai is developing Metroid 4, new Crash Bandicoot rumored for 2019, Mario Kart is coming to mobile phones, a new horror roguelike game Persistence lands on PSVR this summer and Billy Mitchell breaks his silence over the Donkey Kong controversy.
The rumor mill was in high gear this week. Forum poster by the name of Grezzo has some compelling predictions for Nintendo and the Switch this year. This is the same guy nailed almost of his predictions in 2017 for the Switch. Also in the news, Nintendo announces more details of it’s online service, Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a further delay and a solidified release date, and EA is set to bring back microtransactions to Battlefront II. And in our convo of the week, we get into open world games again and discuss when is open world too open world. All that and some Superbowl and superhero talk on episode 104 of Rated G for Gamers. www.ratedgforgamers.com
We’re back after a week off and we have lots to talk about, Dave gets a year older, Danny does some Gamestop hopping, and we both have some good retro hauls. In the news. SNES Classic preorders coming this month… for real, Walmart apologizes for the preorder debacle with the SNES Classic, the new Sega Flashback console gets panned by critics, and a first for Mario, he starts in an E10+ rated game. All that and moire on episodie 81 of Rated G for Gamers.
We took a week off but we’re back and better than ever. We discuss our first visit to the NYC 3DS/Switch meetup at the top of the show. A huge news week as Comic Con and D23 just passed. We have AtariBox news, superhero movie news, Crash Bandicoot DLC news, Kingdom Hearts III news, and a look at the Mario Kart GP VR racer. Also, we announce of game of the half-year winner. And finally, we managed to secure ourselves two SNES Classics… or did we?
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.