Oh it’s here! The SNES Classic has dropped and boy is it good. We both managed to snag one and it seems like supplies are much better than when the NES came out. We recount our journey to the little gray box. Also, in the news, Ataribox gets a price tag and some more info, Super Mario Run gets a content update, a Commodore 64 mini is in the works, the video game actors strike is set to end soon, and Sonic partners up with an unlikely restaurant franchise. All that and more on this episode of Rated G.
Our episode is jam packed this week with not one but two convos of the week. Pewdiepie is in hot water for dropping the N word in a Playerunknowns Battleground live stream and we discuss the ramifications of that. Also, Dean Takahaski from VentureBeat uploads an embarrassing video of him struggling with the beginning tutorial of Cuphead and the internet explodes. We discuss if being good at videogames is a requirement. In the news, Nintendo exec comments on the SNES Classic availability, the NES Classic is coming back to stores, Blizzard to open it’s own eSports arena, Toys ‘R Us files for bankruptcy, and Mario is no longer a plumber according to Nintendo. All that and more on episode 86 of Rated G for Gamers.
We’re back after a week off and we have lots to talk about, Dave gets a year older, Danny does some Gamestop hopping, and we both have some good retro hauls. In the news. SNES Classic preorders coming this month… for real, Walmart apologizes for the preorder debacle with the SNES Classic, the new Sega Flashback console gets panned by critics, and a first for Mario, he starts in an E10+ rated game. All that and moire on episodie 81 of Rated G for Gamers.
We took a week off but we’re back and better than ever. We discuss our first visit to the NYC 3DS/Switch meetup at the top of the show. A huge news week as Comic Con and D23 just passed. We have AtariBox news, superhero movie news, Crash Bandicoot DLC news, Kingdom Hearts III news, and a look at the Mario Kart GP VR racer. Also, we announce of game of the half-year winner. And finally, we managed to secure ourselves two SNES Classics… or did we?
Happy 4th of July to all our fans! It’s a good time to enjoy the day off and relax with some video games. As we’re recording this, some big news dropped from Nintendo. The SNES Classic is coming this Fall. And the biggest bit of that is the unreleased Star Fox 2 will be included. Also in the news, Ubisoft shoes off some Beyond Good and Evil 2 realtime footage, 343 Studios says Halo 6 won’t be anytime soon, and Europe is getting a crazy good Samus Returns special edition. And in our convo of the week, with the announcement of Sega Forever we talk about how we can make Sega great again.
Despite the fact that we mention it at the top of the show, it is not in-fact episode 52. It’s episode 53! Hey we all make mistakes sometimes. We got PS4 Pro troubles, NES Mini shortages, Genesis news out of Brazil and more! Our conversation of the week is what 10 games would we like to see if Nintendo made a SNES Mini. So checkout episode
52 53 of Rated G for Gamers.