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.Continue reading “Episode 314 – Gotta Go Fast and Delist All the Old Games”
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.Continue reading “Episode 313 – The PAX East 2022 Recap”
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.Continue reading “Episode 312 – Finally a Win for Consumers”
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.
At the top of the show, Dan saw The Batman, the EVO 2022 lineup and Dave talks about Gran Turismo and some shady business practices. In the news, PlayStation’s February state of Play, E3 may actually be happening this year and Super Nintendo World in California is opening next year. All that and more on episode 307.
On episode 306, Dan and Dave get a little political with all the gaming companies banning sales and services in Russia. In the news, Nintendo celebrates 5 years of the Switch, Netflix gets into gaming for real and Super Smash Bros. gets pulled from EVO 2022.
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave discuss Peacemaker, the Cuphead cartoon and Dave’s new statue. In the news, the Steam Deck reviews are here and scores are mixed, Capcom is making waves for it’s divisive Street Fighter 6 logo and Elon Musk wants to bring Steam to Tesla cars. All that and more on episode 305 of Rated G for Gamers.
Saturday Morning Retro is back and the most important episode ever is here. Super Mario Bros. 3 for the NES and Super Mario World for the SNES. Dan discusses SMB3 and Dave discusses SMW. Also, in a new segment “Our Top 3”, Dan and Dave talk about 3 games that defined the N64.