The tech industry is a pretty bad state at the moment amid employee cuts. Microsoft reports over ten thousand including 343, Xbox, and Bethesda. Also in the news, the EU is reportedly objecting to Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard purchase, Xbox and Platinum Games rumored to be reviving Scalebound and devs protest Indian government categorizing videogames as gambling. All that and Dan and Dave fawn over HBO’s The Last of Us on episode 343.
WATA just can’t do anything right. It gets into hot water again after it incorrectly graded a Castlevania – Rondo of Blood which went up on eBay for 4k. Also in the news, Xbox Bethesda developer direct officially announced and it won’t include Starfield, Ubisoft’s stock price plummets and Prince Harry misremembers a holiday gift from his mom all on episode 342 of Rated G for Gamers.
They’ve been away for a bit but Dan and Dave back and better than ever. It’s their 2022 recap episode and Game of the Year conversation. 10 games enter and one winner emerges.
Al Pacino, Final Fantasy XVI, Christopher Judge’s long acceptance speech and a shout to Bill Clinton. All these things happened at the 2022 Game Awards. It was a wild night and Dan and Dave spend the episode breaking it all down.
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.
It’s that time of year again… the Game Awards have announced their nominees for this year’s awards. Dan and Dave run through all the awards and give their picks with some colorful commentary. Also in the news, Microsoft cancels the Keystone streaming console and Black Friday deals are here. All that and a stunning loss for Giants against the Lions on episode 337 of Rated G.
Sony announces the PSVR2 price and the internet has a mini heart attack. Xbox Series X could be getting a price increase, the Callisto Protocol won’t be coming to Japan, Atari Jaguar games coming to modern platforms and Jordan Peele is interested in making video games on episode 355 of Rated G.
On this month’s episode of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk about Luigi’s Mansion for the Gamecube and Zombies Ate My Neighbors for the Super Nintendo. Also, in our “Our Top 3” segment, our top 3 Super Mario games.Continue reading “Saturday Morning Episode 26 – Luigi’s Mansion (GC), Zombies Ate My Neighbors (SNES), Top 3 Super Mario Games”
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.
On this weeks episode, Dan and Dave discuss the controversial move by Activision Blizzard to mandate cellphone numbers for all new Overwatch 2 and Call of Duty accounts. And not just any cellphone numbers either. Also in the news, the Meta Quest Pro headset is revealed with an outrageous price tag, a new Xbox Console is spotted on Phil Spencer’s shelf, Deathloop has been officially confirmed by Arkane to be part of the Dishonored universe, and Microsoft reveals a new version of the Xbox Series X mini fridge all on episode 333.