Oh it’s been spicy on the internet this week as LeBron James weighs in on the Nintendo 64 vs GameCube debate. Some PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium games confirmed, Square Enix to make a big announcement about Final Fantasy VII at the 25th anniversary presentation and Death Stranding may be getting a sequel. All that and Dan and Dave’s vacation plans on episode 317.
At the top of the show, Dan fill us in on his thoughts on the Uncharted Movie, Dave talks Moon Knight and Dr. Strange. In the news, Starfield and Redfall are delayed, Limited Run opens their first physical store and EA loses it’s FIFA license in 2023. All that and Dave gushes over Elden Ring’s Ranni the Witch.
Back on the podcast this week, Retro Wolf 88 to talk about his wild ride with his complete Gamecube collection. In the news, more about the Embracer Group deal with Square-Enix, AEW and Yuke’s butt heads over the new wrestling game, Mafia 4 in development using Unreal Engine 5 and Stone Cold Steve Austin is a big fan of Zelda games. All that and more on episode 315 of Rated G.
On this month’s episode of Saturday Morning Retro, it’s a fighting game showdown. Dan and Dave talk about Mortal Kombat – Armageddon for the PS2 and Fighters Megamix for the Saturn. Also, in our “Our Top 3” segment, the top 3 consoles of all time.
Sonic creator Yuji Naka goes off on Square-Enix, right before they sell off the studios behind Tomb Raider, Deus Ex and Thief. Embracer is in the process of buying them for 300 million. Also in the news, Xbox and Bethesda Games showcase announced for June, Sega will delist old Sonic games from digital stores and it’s leaked that Sony is working on a game preservation initiative. All that and more in episode 314.
At the top of the show, Dave returns from PAX East with a whole lot to talk about; the games, the devs, the crowds, all of it. And Dan is donning his hard hat for some home repairs. In the news, Amy Hennig is back penning another Star Wars game and the purchase options for the new Sonic Origins confuses the internet. All that and more on episode 313.
A big win for consumers this week as PS Plus and Nintendo Switch Online are making subscription changes that will prevent auto renewing and zombie accounts. Also in the news, Lego and Sony pump 2 million in investments into Epic Games, Hideo Kojima says Kojima Productions will remain independent and Square-Enix officially announces Kingdom Hearts IV. All that and more on episode 312 of Rated G.
April Fools day has come and gone and you Rated G loves all the goofs and gags. Dan and Dave talk about their favorites. In the news, Sony revamps its gaming service into a three tiered system to compete with Microsoft’s Gamepass offering, Xbox Gamepass is reportedly adding a family plan option, E3 2022 is canceled, and someone made a real Mario Kart out of cardboard and it’s pretty awesome. All that and more on episode 310 of Rated G.
At the top of the show, another sad week in celebrity news as we say goodbye to the drummer for the Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins. In brighter news, all of the Netflix Marvel shows are now on Disney Plus. Also in the news, PlayStation acquires Jade Raymond’s Haven Studios, the NFL is making an annual VR football game, a new Witcher game confirmed to be in development on Unreal Engine 5 and someone gets Doom to run on a text-based terminal. All that and Dave talks about Vampire Survivor in the Indie Game Spotlight.
On this month’s episode of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk about The Guardian Legend for the NES and game that started it all, Yakuza for the PS2. Also, in our “Our Top 3” segment, Dan and Dave talk about the top 3 NES sports titles.