Nintendo finally debuts the new version of their successful handheld/home console hybrid, the Nintendo Switch OLED. Does it stack up to the rumors? Listen in to find out. Also in the news, Sony drops their State of Play, Kojima and Microsoft moving forward with exclusive game and Netflix Ceases Services on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. All that and more on episode 279 of Rated G for Gamers.
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.
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.
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.
Rated G is back from vacation and feeling good. Lots of Thanksgiving leftovers, quality game time and Black Friday pickups. In the news the duo talk about yet another game award show that popped up seemingly out of nowhere, Billy Mitchell and his new Donkey Kong record and Cliffy B swears off game development. All this and more on episode 141 of Rated G for Gamers.
The final Nintendo direct centered around the new Smash Bros Ultimate has dropped. No more news until the game releases Nintendo says. We get deep into all the new modes, characters and planned DLC. Also in the news, Sony reveals the full lineup for the PlayStation Classic, Goku gets his own float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and Black Friday deals start to drop. Castlevania season 2, the Witcher series news and a possible new Bad Boys movie in the works.
On this episode, Dan and Dave talk PS4 Spiderman, floor chicken and why Amazon has cancelled their 20% off pre-orders for games. In the news, Nintendo postpones it’s latest direct out of respect for the Hokkaido earthquake, IOC president Thomas Bach says eSports wont be in the olympics anytime soon and the Polymega system is your one stop shop for playing retro games. So join us on the episode 31 of Rated G for Gamers. It’s gonna be a good one.
In the wake of the Jacksonville shooting at a Madden tournament, in our lead story, we delve into what we know, how all parties involved handled things and our thoughts on how they could prevent such tragedies in the future. Ninja, the most popular streamer on the internet, gets into some hot water over his comment about not streaming with women. More news from the last two Nintendo Directs, Microsoft confirms Halo: Infinite is the 6th installment of the Master Chief saga, Amazon reworks their Twitch pricing yet again and THQ Nordic buys the Timesplitters IP. The duo’s got hot pickup talk, they go over the games they’ve been playing and Dave implores people to watch the Staircase on Netflix all on the episode 130 mega-show.
We got some news this week folks! Fresh off of E3 week, NOA President Reggie Fils-Amie makes a controversial statement on loot boxes, Sony’s got some issues regard Fortnite and crossplay and Konami puzzles fans bringing an old franchise to the Switch. And in our convo of the week, we break down our E3 predictions and discuss the conference as a whole. All this and more on episode 122 of Rated G.
News regarding Vince Ingenito, former editor at IGN came out last week regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. We wanted to wait till all the facts shook out till we covered the story. Our take kicks off the news segment. EA couldn’t do anything right this week. A slew of controversy surrounding Star Wars – Battlefront II involving Reddit comments and a CNN report cause EA to suspend their loot boxes/microtransactions. A major blow indeed. Also in this episode, we discuss Thor: Ragnarok, the Punisher series, Black Friday sales, and the benefits of 4K. And in our convo of the week, we pick some of the winners for the Game Award nominees.