Would you think Dan and Dave would ever speak about Billy Mitchell and the hippocratic oath on this podcast? Well it definitely happened in a wild story this week. Also in the news, Ubisoft Forward 2022, the Disney and Marvel games showcase 2022 and Halo co-creater Marcus Letho moves to the competition to work on the Battlefield series. All that and more on episode 330.
At the top of the show, another sad week in celebrity news as we say goodbye to the drummer for the Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins. In brighter news, all of the Netflix Marvel shows are now on Disney Plus. Also in the news, PlayStation acquires Jade Raymond’s Haven Studios, the NFL is making an annual VR football game, a new Witcher game confirmed to be in development on Unreal Engine 5 and someone gets Doom to run on a text-based terminal. All that and Dave talks about Vampire Survivor in the Indie Game Spotlight.
We got a big show this week. At the top of the show, they discuss all the games they’ve been playing including Cold War and Cyberpunk 2077. Dan and Dave break down the Game Awards. All the winners, losers, trailers and performances and appearances. And Dan goes a bit ham on all the new Marvel announcements on episode 248 of Rated G.
SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen Endgame yet, you may want to skip this episode. The end of an era is upon us. The close of the 3rd phase of the MCU comes to us by way of Avengers: Endgame. A 3 hour epic journey that nicely ties up all 20 some odd movies. Dan and Dave break down the movie and give their thoughts and impressions. They may even shed a tear or two.
We got hot movie/tv/marvel universe talk at the top of the show. Our Birdbox thoughts, a new Ghostbusters 3 teaser drops, Dan’s got thoughts on Punisher season 2 and they both discuss the new Spiderman – Far From Home trailer. In the news, diligent hackers find SNES games listed in the Switch online code, Sony finally caves on Rocket League cross play and UbiSoft cancels game that was teased in Watch Dogs 2 and EA cancel the open world Star Wars game. So tune in for all of that and see Dan flub a ton of games and names in episode 148 of Rated G for Gamers.
It’s time for another episode of Rated G for Gamers. So good news stories this week: Bungie leaves Activision and takes it’s IP with them, Mortal Kombat 11 gets it’s cover art revealed and both Amazon and Verizon are rumored to be working on their own game streaming services. Dan has a good week of pickups, Dave waxes on his thoughts on the Resident Evil 2 demo that just dropped and for the first time in a while, the duo gets into what they’ve been playing at the top of the show,
The Soulja Game console by Soulja Boy is no more. The rap star most famous for his hit Superman, got some choice words from Nintendo and has ceased selling his branded consoles. Rated G discusses this inevitable outcome. Also in the news, wrestling commentator and all around good guy Mean Jean Okerlund passes on to great squared circle in the sky, Nintendo officially comments on the Bowsette meme making the rounds on the internet and Jack Black starts his own channel for gaming and already has 2 million subscribers. All this and more on episode 146 of Rated G for Gamers.
The Game Awards promises some big announcements this Thursday. We get hype for what’s coming. GameStop is in more financial trouble amid huge reported losses and lootbox controversary comes to the American government. Also, the duo rundown some epic pickups this week and discuss Dan’s theory of a Marvel TV universe on the Disney streaming network.
Did you see the new Avengers trailer? We sure did! We talk Thor, Black Panther and the rest of the Marvel superheroes at the top of the show. We discuss our pickups of week and a very particular eBay listing. In the news, Nintendo rules the Black Friday sales, Mario getting back in the cereal game, Sony will send you a PSVR headset and Skryim VR to try out for free and Capcom teases Mega Man 30th Anniversary stream. Our convo of the week, is the $60 game disappearing? Will rising game development costs cause publishers to unanimously raise prices across the board. Will there be more indie priced and sub $60. We discuss on episode 96 of Rated G for Gamers.