It’s all about Sony’s press conference on episode 361. New trailers from Sony’s latest acquisitions, a surprise remake from Konami and a new handheld?! All that and more on episode 361 of Rated G.
Episode 360 – Welcome to the Seventy Dollar Price Tag
Controversy over the new Mortal Kombat reboot price for the Switch ignites the internet as the inevitable seventy dollar price tag is coming. Dan and Dave discuss. Also in the news, PlayStation announces their 2023 showcase and they also throw their hat in the hardware accessibility ring, PS exclusive Stray is coming to Xbox and we say goodbye to Brendan O’Brien, the voice of Crash Bandicoot on episode 360.
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Episode 359 – Game! Of! The! Year!
This is it! Tears of the Kingdom has finally dropped! Dan and Dave spent the day at the Nintendo World Store too celebrate and pick up a copy. They’re only a few hours in but does the game live up to the hype? Also, a speedrunner has already beaten the game in less than 2 hours and the game has been out less than a day. Crazy indeed. So check out our latest episode where it’s all things Zelda… well mostly.
Episode 358 – Powersliding into Theaters
The trailer for the Gran Turismo movie trailer drops and boy do Dan and Dave have differing opinions. But that’s not the biggest news this week. Phil Spencer makes an appearance on the Kinda Funny podcast and takes responsibility for Xbox’s recent missteps, Activision stands to get 3 billion if Microsoft deal falls through and a new Double Dragon game is in the works on episode 358.
Episode 357 – It Boils Dan’s Bubble
The CMA this week in a shocking turn of events blocks the sale of Activision Blizzard to Microsoft, the Twisted Metal TV show trailer drops, Sony gets Japan exclusive FFXVI accessories and good news for gamers who want a PSVR 2. All that and Dan confuses Dave on this episode with some new lingo that Dan swears is in with the kids on Tiktok on episode 357.
Saturday Morning Retro Episode 31 – Kirby 64 – The Crystal Shards (N64), The Legend of Zelda – Oracle of Ages (GBC), NBA JAM (Arcade), Saturday Night Slammasters (Arcade)
On this month’s episode of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk about Kirby 64 for the N64 and The Legend of Zelda – Oracle of Ages for the GBC and in our Triple R segment, NBA Jam and Saturday Night Slammasters.
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Episode 356 – Joseph Staten Leaves Xbox
Lots of drama this week as Gary Bowser, the hacker who was part of Team Xecuter who made mod chips to bypass copy protection, was released from jail but a 14.5 million fine owed to Nintendo still on the books. Joseph Staten, ex-Halo boss moves onto work for Netflix Gaming, Sega acquires Rovio Entertainment and Atari regains the rights to a ton of game IP all on episode 356 of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 355 – Ganondorf the Thicc
The final Tears of the Kingdom trailer and an in depth Final Fantasy XVI State of Play both dropped this week. Dave has dubbed this time of 2023 as Christmas 3 because of how good these presentations look. They break down all the juicy details. Also, Redfall will only have 30fps quality mode on launch, Suicide Squad delayed again and a rare Sonic Adventure competition disc resurfaces all on episode 355.
Episode 354 – Could This Be the End?
We’re back with our regularly scheduled programming and a lot happened in the past two weeks. The ESA officially cancels E3 this year. Dan and Dave discuss the future of the show and if it will even return next year. Also in the news, Gamestop copes with low sales numbers, Sony may be working on a new portable device and a new PlayStation patent suggests temperature changing controllers all on episode 354.
Episode 353 – PAX East 2023 Post Show Part 2
Dan and Dave made it back home and boy are they tired. PAX East 2023 was an amazing experience and they’re here to breakdown the rest of the stuff they saw. Games in this show: Dead Island 2, Toxic Crusaders, Gravity Circuit, Smile for Me, Turbo Overkill, Another Space Opera, Moonlight Pulse, Die by the Blade, Planet Cube – Edge, Mythic Protocol: Riftstorm. So join them for all the best moments of this year’s con.
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