Dan is back from vacation and boy did a lot happen in a week. Sony kicks off what would be known as E3 season and they come out swinging. Lots of good news unpack there and Dan and Dave break it all down. Also in the news, Tekken 7 tops the charts as the highest selling game in the series, Konami announces a new Frogger game and Sega announces a new mini console.Continue reading “Episode 319 – Welcome to E3?”
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”
Dan and Dave took a bit of a hiatus they’re back with all the news of the past few weeks. Sony makes a move on Bungie and it’s now a part of the PlayStation family. What does this mean for Destiny and future projects? Also in the news, Nintendo has a killer Direct showcase and it’s great for all the RPG fans out there, The Wolf Among Us 2 gets revealed and reportedly the Days Gone director had some ideas for an Uncharted prequel starring Sully all on episode 303.
This is our final episode of the 8th generation of consoles. We get into the IGN console reviews, Sony’s refusal to do in store purchases and customer who ordered a Series X and got a One X instead. Also, they have a great interview with Retro Wolf 88 and they get into retro collecting in Appalachia and some stories on the set of the Game Chasers Movie.
We’re back with your monthly Saturday Morning Retro show. This month Dan and Dave discuss Twisted Metal for the PS1, Tetris Battle Gaiden for the Super Famicom, Little Big Planet for the PS3 and Enslaved – Odyssey to the West for the Xbox 360. Also this month in history, arguably the most influential console of all time got release in 1983 and Dan and Dave realize another famous console got released in the same year, same month and even the same day! So check out episode 3 of the Saturday Morning Retro Podcast.
As of this recording, Sony is set for a big presentation on June 4th? Will they show the console? What games will be on display? Will Dan get a Vita 2? Only time will tell. Also in the news, Sonic gets the greenlight for a movie sequel, Sony declares that all PS4 games need to be PS5 compatible and Sega is doing something “big” for its 60th anniversary. All that and more on episode of Rated G for Gamers.
From publisher Dotemu (Wonder Boy, Windjammers 1 and 2) and developers Lizardcube (Wonder Boy) and Guard Crush Games (Streets of Fury EX), the continuation of Sega classic beat-em up series, Streets of Rage is in deep development with the fourth installment.Continue reading “Streets of Rage 4 Preview”
The Dreamcast, Sega’s last official hardware released worldwide, just turned 20 this year. Let’s take a look back on this influential but ultimately ill-fated console, looking at the hardware, the games and it’s impact on video gaming as a whole.
Sega has been a long standing fixture within both the arcade and home console market with a string of hits ranging from racing games to flying games and mascot Staples like Sonic the Hedgehog. Sega had much success with their superior scaling technology in games such as After Burner and Outrun as well as in the home with the massively successful Sega Genesis. Partially due to their stellar marketing and knowing their American audience. A string of lackluster home consoles and bad business moves came after though with the launch of the Sega CD, 32X and Saturn most of which barely lasted more than a few years. Consumer confidence in Sega was pretty low. And then something big happened.Continue reading “The Dreamcast – A Retrospective”
Nintendo is in the middle of a class action lawsuit for joycon drift, the Xbox One gets another homescreen makeover and GTA Online finally opens the Diamond Casino. All that and Dan has issues with Wolfenstein: Young Blood on episode 178 of Rated G for Gamers.
On this week’s episode, Microsoft announces heir saddest console ever, Capcom announces a logo shaped fight stick, Philip Miucin finally releases his apology video and Wired sits down with Mark Cerny for some hot PS5 talk. 8K, 3D spacial sound and ray tracing! Also, Mark Hamill dons the voice of Chucky in the new Child’s Play and Dave and Dan review Katana Zero on episode 161 of Rated G for Gamers.