Recent news comes out about Sony getting into esports betting and it sheds some light on the acquisition of the EVO fighting game tournament. Also in the news, Geoff Keighley reveals details about Summer Game Fest, the internet scoffs at the Skyward Sword price tag take issue with the new Loftwing amiibo and one of the rarest Mega Man titles is getting a physical reprint. All that and Dave’s living that deck life on episode 271 of Rated G.
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.
The Game Awards and the Playstation Experience happened this last week and we got all the winners, losers and big announcements. With Bayonetta 3, Soul Calibur VI, GTFO, Witchfire and more announced, 2018 is going to be an exciting year. Ryan Reynolds cast as Detective Pikachu, Secret of Mana remake gets physical release, a Mega Man X collection announced and finally Capcom is making a new Mega Man game! Mega Man 11 is on the horizon! All that and more on episode 97 or Rated G for Gamers.
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.