It’s that time of year again folks! The end of 2018 and the time for Rated G’s game of the year nominees. Dave and Dan pick their 5 favorite games each and on the first show of the new year, we will announce our winner. Also, can the Order 1886 garner a 4th game of the year nod? Listen to find out. In the news, COO of Riot Games suspended from sexual harassment allegations, Reggie Fils-Amie tows the company line and dismisses a Switch Pro in the works and the NES and SNES Classic are being discontinued.
Controversy is abound this last week. Blizzard, Riot Games and Nintendo all get into some hot water. From racist undertones and fan base undermining to gender discrimination, we cover all of the latest news and backlash to come out. Also in the news, Microsoft brings back the XO conference, more games headed to Switch Online this week and strategy guide maker Prima Games is shutting down after 28 years. All that and we talk Penny Arcade Expo 2019 on episode 139 of Rated G for Gamers.