Episode 117 coming at ya hot and fresh. They got pickups, they got rants, they even got hot zombie talk. In the news, Microsoft hires new devs to focus on AAA properties, Nintendo finally releases details for it’s online service, Pokémon Go Fest returns to Chicago and Walmart Canada leaks major game releases accidentally ahead of E3. And in the convo of the week, Dan and Dave discuss their top Donkey Kong games.
We’re back after a week off and we have lots to talk about, Dave gets a year older, Danny does some Gamestop hopping, and we both have some good retro hauls. In the news. SNES Classic preorders coming this month… for real, Walmart apologizes for the preorder debacle with the SNES Classic, the new Sega Flashback console gets panned by critics, and a first for Mario, he starts in an E10+ rated game. All that and moire on episodie 81 of Rated G for Gamers.
This week in Rated G news: Life is Strange is being adapted into live action show, Pokemon Go Plus devices receive delays, Nintendo announces a “Now Your Playing With Power” book about the NES, and a main with so much disposable income blows $1,300 to play No Man’s Sky a little earlier than everyone else. All that a special message from the Love Doctor on this week’s Rated G for Gamers. We’d like to thank http://www.bensound.com/ for providing us with the music in this weeks show.
It’s a long episode this week, almost 3 hours of content. We have more Pokémon Go coverage including our experiences from the week with the mobile app. Nintendo drops a bomb with their NES Classic console and Warner Bros. and PewDiePie come under fire for paid sponsorship shenanigans. Our topic of the week comes hot off the outspoken users on Leslie Jones’ twitter account, online bullying. We go deep into why this culture exists and some possible solutions to start changing the culture. As always you can find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+.