Episode 297 – How to Be Safe when Dealing with Strangers

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Episode 297

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.


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Episode 293 – The Unsolved Scalper Problem

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Episode 293

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.


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Episode 292 – EA and FIFA May Be Getting a Divorce

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Episode 292

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.


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Episode 282 – Activision Blizzard, the Cosby Room and the Resignation of J. Allen Brack

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Episode 282

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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Episode 270 – The Propellerhead Controversy

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Episode 270

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.


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Episode 268 – Next Gen is Finally Here

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Episode 268

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.


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Episode 255 – Dan Welcomes the PS5 to the Family

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Episode 255

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.


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Episode 254 – Capcom Presents – Ethan Winters Walks into a Castle

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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.


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Episode 247 – Six Hundred and Fifty Dollars

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Episode 247

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.


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Episode 246 – No Regrets

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Episode 246

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.


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