We got a jam packed show this week! Bethesda gets sued for $100 million of alleged sabotage of Rune 2, 2K Games adds unskippable ads into NBA 2K21, analyst Michael Pachter says Nintendo should scrap the hybrid Switch console and a Google Stadia director for saying streamers should pay devs for playing their games on stream. All that and more on episode 241 of Rated G. And if you live in America, early voting has opened in some states. Get out there an exercise your right to vote.
Amid fears of infection from the coronavirus, Sony backs out of PAX East and GDC and Square-Enix backs out their Japanese staff from PAX. It’s gonna be weird not seeing Sony at the show. Also in the news, more patents from Sony and Atlus says if fans want Persona on Switch, keep asking and ye shall receive. So check out all our pre-pax talk and on more on episode 207 of Rated G for Gamers.
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.
It’s been a while but we’re back! We go through the shudown of an Oculus app that let you play Vive games, Halo 5’s Forge Mode coming to PCs, the recent Family Guy/Youtube drama, and more. The new TMNT: Turtles in Manhattan game is in our Review Round-up. All that and we go deep on the new NX. What we think Nintendo’s next console will be.