Dan gets heated at the top of the show making bold claims about Batman videogames and Dave has to come in a set the record straight. In the news, a new Super Mario Movie trailer drops and we get a load of new stuff to talk about, Nintendo causes some controversy after shutting down long running Smash Bros tournament, the PlayStation store finally gets a demo section and IGNs results for best PlayStation character all on episode 338.
Wild news this week as Hellena Taylor, voice actress for Bayonetta calling for boycott of new game over allegations of lack of proper compensation. Platinum Games provides a different story and the drama hasn’t stopped. Also in the news, Konami has a Silent Hill showcase, Capcom has a Resident Evil showcase and since November is coming up soon, all the upcoming game releases. All that and more on episode 334.
Would you think Dan and Dave would ever speak about Billy Mitchell and the hippocratic oath on this podcast? Well it definitely happened in a wild story this week. Also in the news, Ubisoft Forward 2022, the Disney and Marvel games showcase 2022 and Halo co-creater Marcus Letho moves to the competition to work on the Battlefield series. All that and more on episode 330.
In sad news this week, a PS5 in person sale goes awry as a would-be criminal pulls a gun and tried to steal a console from a seller. Thankfully, no one was fatally injured. Dan and Dave discuss the story and ways that you can be safe when dealing with strangers online. Also in the news, It Takes Two hit by trademark claim by Take-Two Interactive, PlayStation reportedly planning Xbox Gamepass competitor and Sony gets into the restaurant biz with their PlayStation to Plate food offerings. All that and Dave takes one step closer to Skynet on episode 297.
Best Buy rolls out a controversial membership option to its Total Tech program and the internet is divided. Dan and Dave get a little heated and discuss the ins and outs and the sad truth of why it may be the best thing we have to stop scalping at the moment. Also in the news, a new Splinter Cell game may be in development, FIFA is shopping its license around to other game studios and the PS5 breaks the 33 month Switch sales streak. All that and more on episode 293 of Rated G for Gamers.
FIFA and EA are rumored to be ending their partnership as reportedly FIFA wants $1 Billion from EA every four years for the license. Also in the news, Sony may be working on a customizable controller with a screen and Nintendo Switch Online expansion pack price and release date revealed. And finally, the Xbox Series X mini fridge price has been revealed and it’s very affordable.
Activision Blizzard in very hot water after the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing files lawsuit against company for discrimination and sexual harassment against women in the workplace, employees stage a walkout in protest and J. Allen Brack, head of Blizzard Entertainment steps down during all of this. It’s big news that’s still unveiling itself and Rated G is here bring you all the coverage and expose why the games industry is a terrible place that needs some much needed reform.
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Capcom gets in some hot water when movie director says Resident Evil Village copied his monster designs, God of War Ragnarok release date reportedly delayed and PS5 has more than 25 exclusive games in active development. Dan and Dave wax poetic over It Takes Two and Dan has a gamer grief with Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade. All that and more on episode 270 of Rated G for Gamers.
At the top of the show, Dan’s got some retro shopping pro tips and Dave discusses the Falcon and the Winter Soldier. In the news, the PS5 State of Play for April drops and Ratchet and Clank looks sufficiently next gen, a golden Wii created for Queen Elizabeth II is being sold and Konami Won’t Be Attending E3 2021. All that and more on episode 268 of Rated G for Gamers.
Dan’s new PS5 arrives during our recording and man is he excited. Besides the new addition to his gaming family, they talk about IO Interactive developing a new James Bond game, Microsoft making another Bethesda-level acquisition this year and the return of the X-Play and Attack of the Show on the G4 Network. All that and more on episode 255 of Rated G for Gamers.