Episode 329 – Dan Invented the iPhone

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Episode 329

A new Assassin’s Creed game is leaked and Ubisoft officially acknowledges it. Tencent and Sony acquire more shares of FromSoftware, Facebook is shutting down their streaming platform and a new TMNT game is in the works. All that and we find out that Dan actually invented the iPhone on episode 329.


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Episode 319 – Welcome to E3?

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Episode 319

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.

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Episode 312 – Finally a Win for Consumers

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A big win for consumers this week as PS Plus and Nintendo Switch Online are making subscription changes that will prevent auto renewing and zombie accounts. Also in the news, Lego and Sony pump 2 million in investments into Epic Games, Hideo Kojima says Kojima Productions will remain independent and Square-Enix officially announces Kingdom Hearts IV. All that and more on episode 312 of Rated G.

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Episode 310 – The New PlayStation Gaming Service is Coming

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Episode 310

April Fools day has come and gone and you Rated G loves all the goofs and gags. Dan and Dave talk about their favorites. In the news, Sony revamps its gaming service into a three tiered system to compete with Microsoft’s Gamepass offering, Xbox Gamepass is reportedly adding a family plan option, E3 2022 is canceled, and someone made a real Mario Kart out of cardboard and it’s pretty awesome. All that and more on episode 310 of Rated G.


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Episode 309 – Haven Finds a Home

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Episode 309

At the top of the show, another sad week in celebrity news as we say goodbye to the drummer for the Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins. In brighter news, all of the Netflix Marvel shows are now on Disney Plus. Also in the news, PlayStation acquires Jade Raymond’s Haven Studios, the NFL is making an annual VR football game, a new Witcher game confirmed to be in development on Unreal Engine 5 and someone gets Doom to run on a text-based terminal. All that and Dave talks about Vampire Survivor in the Indie Game Spotlight.


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Episode 305 – The Steam Deck Reviews Are In!

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Episode 305

At the top of the show, Dan and Dave discuss Peacemaker, the Cuphead cartoon and Dave’s new statue. In the news, the Steam Deck reviews are here and scores are mixed, Capcom is making waves for it’s divisive Street Fighter 6 logo and Elon Musk wants to bring Steam to Tesla cars. All that and more on episode 305 of Rated G for Gamers.


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Episode 303 – Sony Buys Bungie

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Episode 303

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.


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Episode 301 – Get Ready for GTA Mobile with Microtransactions

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Episode 301

Video Game companies have been going through an acquisition frenzy and this week Take 2 buys mobile giant Zynga. What does this mean for gaming as a whole and what does this mean for Take 2 properties in the mobile space. Also in the news, Sony is ramping up PS4 production amid chip shortages, Twisted Metal may be coming back and Namco could be making a new Killer Instinct game on episode 301.


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Episode 297 – How to Be Safe when Dealing with Strangers

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Episode 297

In sad news this week, a PS5 in person sale goes awry as a would-be criminal pulls a gun and tried to steal a console from a seller. Thankfully, no one was fatally injured. Dan and Dave discuss the story and ways that you can be safe when dealing with strangers online. Also in the news, It Takes Two hit by trademark claim by Take-Two Interactive, PlayStation reportedly planning Xbox Gamepass competitor and Sony gets into the restaurant biz with their PlayStation to Plate food offerings. All that and Dave takes one step closer to Skynet on episode 297.


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Episode 293 – The Unsolved Scalper Problem

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Episode 293

Best Buy rolls out a controversial membership option to its Total Tech program and the internet is divided. Dan and Dave get a little heated and discuss the ins and outs and the sad truth of why it may be the best thing we have to stop scalping at the moment. Also in the news, a new Splinter Cell game may be in development, FIFA is shopping its license around to other game studios and the PS5 breaks the 33 month Switch sales streak. All that and more on episode 293 of Rated G for Gamers.


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