Birthdays, Castlevania, Portland, Venom and Germany. The duo get into all of it at the top of the show. Madden 19 and Colin Kapernick controversry, NES Classic tops console sales charts, parents can now pay for Fortnite tutors for their kids and more in the news. So join us for episode 129 of Rated G.
On this week’s episode, Dan and Dave talk about their exciting weekend filled with pickups and baseball games. In the news, the Castlevania Netflix show gets a release date for season 2, aome Nintendo Switch cases are now cracking, Microsoft attempting to crack the Japanese market again with their next console, and France rules that loot boxes are not gambling. All this and more on episode 125 of Rated G for Gamers.
Our episode is jam packed this week with not one but two convos of the week. Pewdiepie is in hot water for dropping the N word in a Playerunknowns Battleground live stream and we discuss the ramifications of that. Also, Dean Takahaski from VentureBeat uploads an embarrassing video of him struggling with the beginning tutorial of Cuphead and the internet explodes. We discuss if being good at videogames is a requirement. In the news, Nintendo exec comments on the SNES Classic availability, the NES Classic is coming back to stores, Blizzard to open it’s own eSports arena, Toys ‘R Us files for bankruptcy, and Mario is no longer a plumber according to Nintendo. All that and more on episode 86 of Rated G for Gamers.
Naughty Dog drops Uncharted – The Lost Legacy release date, Remedy is developing two new games this year, a sequel to one of the most popular games in the world and another codenamed P7, Microsoft may be adding a more leinent refund policy, and Nintendo discontinues the NES Classic and Famicom production and more in the news. We breakdown the latest Nintendo Direct in our convo of the week and we ask ourselves if we still have Switch fever.
Gamestop is at it again and in the headlines for their Circle of Life program. We get into the scandal that Kotaku broke from an anonymous employee in our conversation of the week. Also, we cover news on the NES Classic, the end of production for the Wii U, Deus Ex series goes on hiatus, and a big lawsuit brought on Oculus from Bethesda. So enjoy Episode 62 and bit of housekeeping, we’ll be at PAX East again this year. Come say hi if you see us.
Despite the fact that we mention it at the top of the show, it is not in-fact episode 52. It’s episode 53! Hey we all make mistakes sometimes. We got PS4 Pro troubles, NES Mini shortages, Genesis news out of Brazil and more! Our conversation of the week is what 10 games would we like to see if Nintendo made a SNES Mini. So checkout episode
52 53 of Rated G for Gamers.
It’s a long episode this week, almost 3 hours of content. We have more Pokémon Go coverage including our experiences from the week with the mobile app. Nintendo drops a bomb with their NES Classic console and Warner Bros. and PewDiePie come under fire for paid sponsorship shenanigans. Our topic of the week comes hot off the outspoken users on Leslie Jones’ twitter account, online bullying. We go deep into why this culture exists and some possible solutions to start changing the culture. As always you can find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+.