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.
Let’s not bury the lead, Dan secured a PS5. Dave gets the Mario Kart Home Circuit and they go over the upcoming releases for February all at the top of the show. In the news, Capcom holds it’s Resident Evil showcase with Village gameplay, Microsoft reverses it’s decision to double the price of Xbox Live and former EA and Xbox exec Peter Moore joins the Unity team. All that and GameStop is burning up the stock charts on episode 254 of Rated G for Gamers.
Big news as scalpers get their come-uppance. Thouands of console orders get canceled, that’s one good thing to happen this year. In the news, Oscar Isaac is penned to play Solid Snake, Kratos is coming to Fortnite and the Penny Arcade Expo releases tentative convention dates. All that and Dan makes a passioned plea to get a PS5 on episode 247 of Rated G for Gamers.
Scalpers and gamers stand off over a massive amount, over 3,500, of PS5s and Xboxes selling at almost double or over double the price. Dan and Dave give their thoughts on the matter. Kojima is rumored to be working on a new Silent Hill game with Sony possibly being the linchpin, a Metal Gear Solid remake may be in the works by Bluepoint and Xbox may be coming to your tv in app form. All that and more on episode 246 of Rated G.
In our last episode before Thanksgiving, Dan and Dave waste no time getting into it and compare dinner at the Rottino and Robinson households. Talk guaranteed to make you hungry. In the gaming news, the Game Awards nominees get released, Sony hints at competitor to Xbox Game Pass and Capcom is victim of an internal leak. All that and Dave puts up his Christmas tree early and critics be damned on episode 245 of Rated G!
This is our final episode of the 8th generation of consoles. We get into the IGN console reviews, Sony’s refusal to do in store purchases and customer who ordered a Series X and got a One X instead. Also, they have a great interview with Retro Wolf 88 and they get into retro collecting in Appalachia and some stories on the set of the Game Chasers Movie.
It’s election day in America and you probably need a distraction from the election results. Well we got a good episode of Rated G for you to keep you busy. Nintendo drops a mini Direct, goes hard into streaming and shows some No More Heroes 3 footage. Also in the news Ubisoft Responds to Watch Dogs Legion Xbox overheating and Microsoft leans into the meme and sends influencers Xbox branded fridges. All that and more on episode 242 of Rated G for Games.
Sony finally drops a presentation of the PS5 UI and it looks… good! Dan and Dave discuss all the cool new features. Also in the news, NBA 2K21 tries to heighten the immersion with haptic feedback, Microsoft’s the Initiative hires two former Naughty Dog staff members and GameStop will reportedly get a cut of Xbox games, even if you’re not buying them from GameStop.
Sony finally gets in on the teardown game and gives us how the system all comes together. Dan and Dave get into all the CPU, GPU, I/O and cooling goodness. Also, it clocks in as the biggest game console ever. In the news, Doctor Strange is confirmed to be in the new Spider-man movie, Microsoft partners up with Gamestop and John Rambo steps up as a Mortal Kombat fighter.
Not to be outdone, Sony steps up and announces launch date and prices for the PS5 and surprise, they are very reasonable. They open the conference with a Final Fantasy XVI trailer and Dave goes a little nuts. They end it with a teaser for a new God of War and Dave and Dan go a little nuts. Sony confirm no PS3, PS2 and PS1 disc support on the PS5 and Nintendo stops production of the 3DS after 9 years. All that and more on episode 236 of Rated G.