Recent news comes out about Sony getting into esports betting and it sheds some light on the acquisition of the EVO fighting game tournament. Also in the news, Geoff Keighley reveals details about Summer Game Fest, the internet scoffs at the Skyward Sword price tag take issue with the new Loftwing amiibo and one of the rarest Mega Man titles is getting a physical reprint. All that and Dave’s living that deck life on episode 271 of Rated G.
Sony reverses it’s decision to close the PS Store on PS3 and Vita due to fan outcry, Super Nintendo World is temporarily shutting down due to lockdown protocols, Discord ends Talks with Microsoft buyout and the Last of Us 2 breaks game of the year record. All that and Dan rounds up the games coming out next month on episode 267 of Rated G for Gamers.
Microsoft is not done acquiring all the things as they throw their hat into the Discord bidding war for a cool $10 billion. Also in the news, we say goodbye to Mario 35th and Mario 3D All-Stars, Sony reportedly shutting down PS3, PSP, and PS Vita PlayStation Stores, Amazon Games opening new AAA studio and they run down the games coming out next month. All that and more on episode 263 of Rated G for Gamers.
We’re back with your monthly Saturday Morning Retro show. This month Dan and Dave discuss Twisted Metal for the PS1, Tetris Battle Gaiden for the Super Famicom, Little Big Planet for the PS3 and Enslaved – Odyssey to the West for the Xbox 360. Also this month in history, arguably the most influential console of all time got release in 1983 and Dan and Dave realize another famous console got released in the same year, same month and even the same day! So check out episode 3 of the Saturday Morning Retro Podcast.
We got a jam packed episode this week. We go over what we know about Nintendo’s online service and speculate on the unknown, Metal Gear Survive gets egregious with We kickoff our show with Dan’s issues with eBay sellers, Nintendo drops a Japan exclusive Breath of the Wild soundtrack, and Chrono Trigger’s bad PC port. In the news, the ESRB unveils it’s proposal to add warnings to games that have in-game purchases, Sega paid a visit to Microsoft and everyone is speculating on what it means, PlayStation Plus to get rid of free PS3 and Vita games and a long lost Donkey Kong port resurfaces. In our convo of the week, the Switch turns one year old, we discuss all the wins and losses. All that and more on episode 108 of Rated G for Gamers.
Today’s a special episode. Classic got asked by a friend of his who just got back into gaming what are some really amazing games that he missed during his gaming hiatus. We run down 10 games each from last generation, 360 and PS3 and 5 games each from this generation, XBOne and PS4. Let us know what you think. How would you rate our list? Got something good we missed? Hit us up on the social media and email. We want to hear from you.