At the top of our show Dan and Dave talk the new James Bond Movie, the new Scream trailer and our new Nintendo Switch OLED consoles. In our review round up, Metroid Dread in on the block. In the news, the final Smash Bros DLC character is revealed, Grand Theft Auto The Trilogy: Definitive Edition officially gets announced and in some some may say surprising news, Apple reportedly made more money from games than all three console manufacturers combined in 2019. All that and Dan has some opinions on Lost Judgement on episode 291 of Rated G for Gamers.
The final Nintendo direct centered around the new Smash Bros Ultimate has dropped. No more news until the game releases Nintendo says. We get deep into all the new modes, characters and planned DLC. Also in the news, Sony reveals the full lineup for the PlayStation Classic, Goku gets his own float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and Black Friday deals start to drop. Castlevania season 2, the Witcher series news and a possible new Bad Boys movie in the works.
The biggest game in a long while has finally released. They get deep into Red Dead Redemption II. Our thoughts as well as a full Review Round Up. Amid the Rockstar controversy, Eurogamer publishes an poignant article, “The Human Cost of Red Dead II”. They break down all of that info too. Also, video game preservation makes big strides thanks to some revised digital copyright laws. All that and a big pickup week for Dan and Dave on episode 137 or Rated G for Gamers.
We got a good one this week! In the studio, good friend Joe Chagan comes on to talk VR, the Germany trip and his mutual love of the Halo franchise. In our lead story, Rockstar Games defends allegations of 100 hour work weeks for Red Deed development dubbed “crunch time”, Rated G gets into the details. Also in the news, Black Ops 4 smashes sales records despite lack of a single player campaign, Sony addresses the hacking attempts via PSN messages and Paul George does another crazy PlayStation/Nike shoe collaboration. So join us for another exciting episode of Rated G.