One half of Rated G is over the moon this week. Telltale Games is being revived… in name only though. Dan and Dave speculate on what they will develop next. Ninja gets a line of Adidas street wear, Capcom teases retro remakes and the Lion King and Aladdin come to modern consoles in a mega retro collection. All that and more on episode 182 of Rated G for Gamers.
In the wake of recent shootings here in America, politician and pundits are pointing fingers at video games again as a reason for spurring these tragedies. Rated G discusses that, the role game developers and creators play and some news about Walmart and their reaction to recent events. Also in the news, #1 Twitch stream Ninja leaves for Microsoft platform Mixer, the Sacred Symbols podcast gets into some controversy with Pax Prime and a sealed Nintendo game goes for big money at auction. Check out all this and more on episode 179 of Rated G for Gamers.
James Gunn gets reinstated as director of Guardians 3, a newly surfaced gray NWC cart sells for $23,000 and Hollow Knight gets a physical release all at the top of the show. In the news, Halo Master Chief Collection comes to PC finally in episodic form, Sony rumored to buy Take Two Interactive and everyone is getting into the streaming game. All on episode 155 of Rated G for Gamers.
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.