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.
Episode 187 – The Best Time of the Year
October is upon on. Football, crisp weather and best of all, Halloween. Dan and Dave talk costumes, Tom Holland saving Spiderman in the MCU and the new AEW wrestling league. In the news, Sean Layton leaves Sony abruptly, Troy Baker and Gearbox have some drama over Bordelands voice over work. All that and more on episode 187 of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 181 – Pun-set Overdrive
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave reminisce over 4 years of Rated G. Sony news heats up as it adds developer Insomniac Games into the fold. Is a new Sunset Overdrive on the horizon??? The Intellivision Amico wants to bring back gaming back to the living room, $100K stolen rare games from retro store, and several Game Informer staff laid off to reduce costs For GameStop. Spiderman falls out of the MCU when Sony and Disney can’t strike a deal and Disney reveals streaming specs and new shows coming to Disney+. Finally, Dan goes all conspiracy theory over a tweet from Nintendo.
Episode 177 – The Boutique Experience
San Diego Comic Con has come to a close and boy do we have news for you. Marvel drops MCU Phase 4 details, the Witcher trailer debuts and the Blade franchise gets reborn. In gaming news, Google Stadia announces roughly one free game per month when the service launches, Toys R’ Us and Gamestop are looking to revamp their stores and passengers on one lucky Southwest flight got free Nintendo Switches and Mario Maker 2. All that and Dave’s get a new tv on episode 177 of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 164 – The Avengers Spoilercast
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.
Episode 148 – Birdbox, Ghostbusters and Mortal Kombat Oh My
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.
Episode 147 – Bungie and Activison Have a Messy Divorce
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,
Episode 146 – Soulja Boy Got Told
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.