A new patent surfaces for the PS5 wherein they are leveraging AI into their operating system to potentially help players stuck in a game. Dan and Dave discuss all the questionable details and analyze one particular figure drawing associated with the patent. Also in the news, Anthem is getting a complete overhaul, Geoff Keighley won’t be attending E3 this year and the Nintendo PlayStation goes on the auction block on episode 206 of Rated G for Gamers.
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Arguably the biggest game release of the year dropped this past Friday, the new Hideo Kojima epic Death Stranding. As polarizing reviews come in, Dan and Dave give their take on this wildly indescribable game. With only a few hours under their belt, they certainly are floored by the story and visuals. In other news, Horizon Zero Dawn 2 possibly leaked via suspicious game dev job listing, Pokémon Sword and Shield leaker revealed and Hermen Hulst from Guerilla Games takes over Sony Worldwide Studios.
Big week. Bigger news. And Dan and Dave got it all. Nintendo Nindies. Konami’s 50th Aniiversary collections, the Sony State of Play and of course all news from Google’s new streaming service, Stadia. Well except the price, the real world performance, the required download speeds, launch date, etc. Otherwise though, we got all the news! So join us in episode 156 for our pickups, our weekend movie watches and Dan is a bit of a prophet. The recording of this episode happened before the State of Play from Sony.
Dan’s got some issues with the upcoming Resident Evil Origins collection for the Nintendo Switch. The Switch Tax is real folks and the duo discusses. In the news, Nintendo announces Pokémon Sword and Shield for the Switch, Gearbox Studios was almost pegged to develop Halo 4, Overkill’s The Walking Dead gets cancelled for consoles and Cyberpunk 2077 gets confirmed for E3 this year. All this and Dave’s scary tales from the dentist on episode 153 of Rated G for Gamers.
We’re a little late with one folks. Sometimes like gets in the way but that doesn’t stop Rated G from.delivering quality content. In our convo of the week, we discuss the merits of new IP vs. franchise sequels. In the news, the new Call of Duty Black Ops game is now confirmed to not have a single player campaign, and thus Danny’s tradition of finishing the game over Thanksgiving weekend comes to a close. Nintendo re-ups some of their trademarks, Star Fox may be getting into the racing game noted in a possible recent leak and college eSports is growing whether we like it or not. All this and more on episode 118 of Rated G for Gamers.
The rumor mill was in high gear this week. Forum poster by the name of Grezzo has some compelling predictions for Nintendo and the Switch this year. This is the same guy nailed almost of his predictions in 2017 for the Switch. Also in the news, Nintendo announces more details of it’s online service, Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a further delay and a solidified release date, and EA is set to bring back microtransactions to Battlefront II. And in our convo of the week, we get into open world games again and discuss when is open world too open world. All that and some Superbowl and superhero talk on episode 104 of Rated G for Gamers. www.ratedgforgamers.com
We’re back after the plague hit us both hard. A ton of news happened during our recoveries. Nintendo drops a mini direct as well as a new S.T.E.M. style product line, Labo launching in a few months, Microsoft is bringing back the “Duke” controller to Xbox One and Fable is coming back with a new developer since Lionhead Studios has closed and Sony plans on 130 new VR titles for 2018, all in our news segment. All of that and our massive pickups from the last two weeks.
Dave and Classic are back again. On today’s show, World of Final Fantasy feels like Pokemon and is super adorable, Mighty No. 9 faces yet another delay, and Twitch comes to Playstation. Classic reviews Destiny expansion, the Taken King and we spotlight Deer God in this week’s indie spotlight.