Both Microsoft and Sony drop us some numbers on their next generation consoles. Rated G compares the numbers side by side and see how they stack up. Also, Microsoft gives some YouTubers some hands on time with the new console and we get to see some of the new features like ray tracing and automatic HDR support for current gen and older games! And in our last segment, we have a returning guest Derek Lieu on the show to talk about his recent move, what he’s been playing and his work on the Half-Life Alyx trailer.
American sporting events, cancelled. GDC, cancelled. E3, cancelled. Everything, cancelled. More and more the coronavirus is shutting down the world. In efforts to curtail the virus from spreading, the US is tightening up measures like preventing large gatherings like E3 from happening. Dan and Dave discusses what will be of this years showcase and what it means for the future of E3. Also in the news, Reggie Fils-Amie is hired to Gamestop’s board of directors, a new Tony Hawk game is in the works and 2K looks to be bringing it’s football franchise back but with a twist.
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.
A new patent surfaces for the PS5 wherein they are leveraging AI into their operating system to potentially help players stuck in a game. Dan and Dave discuss all the questionable details and analyze one particular figure drawing associated with the patent. Also in the news, Anthem is getting a complete overhaul, Geoff Keighley won’t be attending E3 this year and the Nintendo PlayStation goes on the auction block on episode 206 of Rated G for Gamers.
Activision/Blizzard is in hot water again for the botched launch for Warcraft 3 Reforged, Phil Spencer says Sony and Nintendo aren’t competitors, Dan Houser leaves Rockstar Games and the Wonderful 101 remaster raises over $1 million dollars on kickstarter. So join us on episode 205 or Rated G for Gamers.
It seems everything coming out in Q1 of this year is being delayed. Now the FF VII Remake, the Avengers game and more have been pushed back till later in the year. Rated G discusses if this is a good thing it a bad thing. Also in the news, Sony bowing out for a second time from having an E3 press conference, we get out next Smash DLC character and the new trailer for Morbius drops All that and more on episode 202 of Rated G for Gamers.
Well folks, this week Sony in a stunning move revealed the PS5 logo at CES and it looks extremely close to the PS4 logo except for one key feature. The internet of course goes wild for it. More Wii U ports coming to the Switch, a new Switch Pro is also coming analyst says and a new Batman game gets teased again by WB. All that and more on episode 201 or Rated G for Gamers.
The end of the year is almost here we’re still getting some juicy news. Both Sony and Nintendo dropped their own directs with a bunch of new announcements. In the second half of the show returning guest Matthew Adler joins the show to discuss the Game Awards, the winners and losers, the trailers and surprises. Also, we get into a discussion about remakes and if they deserve nominations for year end awards. All that and more on episode 197 Rated G for Gamers.
On this episode of Rated G, the state of Xbox Scarlett generates conflicting reports and theories, reports of two next gen Xboxes one with a disc drive and one without, Resident Evil 3 leaked by Sony, and the Atari VCS delayed again for Indiegogo backers. All this and why Dan things the N64 mini is not in the future for Nintendo.
Arguably the biggest game release of the year dropped this past Friday, the new Hideo Kojima epic Death Stranding. As polarizing reviews come in, Dan and Dave give their take on this wildly indescribable game. With only a few hours under their belt, they certainly are floored by the story and visuals. In other news, Horizon Zero Dawn 2 possibly leaked via suspicious game dev job listing, Pokémon Sword and Shield leaker revealed and Hermen Hulst from Guerilla Games takes over Sony Worldwide Studios.