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.
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.
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave celebrate their memories of the original Xbox and the Gamecube for it’s 20 year anniversaries. In the news, the Game Awards 2021 nominations are officially revealed, MultiVersus fighting game from WB officially announced, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick back in the news for harassment and abuse claims as well as ignoring company issues for years and in some lighter news, Sega Reveals Sonic the Hedgehog, Yakuza, and Shenmue Colognes.
On this episode, Amazon Buys James Bond Studio MGM for $9 Billion, Virtua Fighter returns with a new PS4 exclusive, a new Nintendo Switch Pro listing briefly appears on Amazon Mexico and our lead story, the Sonic anniversary showcase. All that and more on episode 272 Rated G for Gamers.
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.
Amid fears of infection from the coronavirus, Sony backs out of PAX East and GDC and Square-Enix backs out their Japanese staff from PAX. It’s gonna be weird not seeing Sony at the show. Also in the news, more patents from Sony and Atlus says if fans want Persona on Switch, keep asking and ye shall receive. So check out all our pre-pax talk and on more on episode 207 of Rated G for Gamers.
It’s Memorial Day weekend and Dan and Dave talk their weekend fun, Sonic and Terminator movie news and their weekly pickups. In the news, PS5 performance footage leaks, we get some Mario Kart Tour news and Activision gets confusing with the latest entry into the Call of Duty franchise. All this and more on episode 167 of Rated G for Gamers.
Someone should of told the company producing the Sonic movie that the 3D model looked a little off. We got the Sonic movie trailer this last week and the internet exploded with negativity. So much so that the director took to social media to claim that they were going to redo the CG. Will it help this troubled mascot, we discuss. Also in the news, a new Earthworm Jim game is coming but to a very unlikely console, Mario Kart, Mortal Kombat and others get inducted to the Video Game Hall of Fame and we learn that Dan has never played Solitaire before!!! A revelation indeed. And we round out our show with podcaster and games journalist Matt Adler. We talk Katana Zero and Days Gone and what the future holds for Playstation.
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.
In the news, a new Star Wars game, the Fallen Order is announced from Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, Dragon Age 4, a wholly single player game is reported to have microtransactions, PubG gets banned in Nepal and finally, finally you can change your PSN username… but we wouldn’t recommend it. Also, we’ve get a Star Wars Episode IX trailer, Jim Carrey comments on the Sonic movie and we get news of the Disney Plus streaming network. All this and more on episode 160 of Rated G for Gamers.