Big news this week as we get word of the plans for E3 2021. Who will be presenting and how the show will run in a general sense. Some big names like Sony and Square-Enix won’t be attending, will they do their own thing? Also, in the news, Dan’s cousin grabs a spot on AEW, Sony is shifting away from smaller games in favor of blockbuster hits and the Dreamcast prototype for the cancelled Castlevania surfaces. All that and we mourn the loss of DMX on episode 265 of Rated G.
April Fool’s just passed as of this recording and we’ve got all your pranks right here! In the news, Sony’s has it’s sights on Crunchyroll for $1.1 Billion, Bungie has a new IP Looking to Launch in 2025 and scalpers list Super Mario 3D All-Stars for insane prices. All that and Dan and Dave commiserate the cancellation of a live PAX East on this episode of Rated G for Gamers.
Microsoft is not done acquiring all the things as they throw their hat into the Discord bidding war for a cool $10 billion. Also in the news, we say goodbye to Mario 35th and Mario 3D All-Stars, Sony reportedly shutting down PS3, PSP, and PS Vita PlayStation Stores, Amazon Games opening new AAA studio and they run down the games coming out next month. All that and more on episode 263 of Rated G for Gamers.
On this episode, Square-Enix gets in on the presentation action, a Switch pro console may launch this year and 2K Signs Exclusive Deal With Tiger Woods for PGA Tour Games. All that and Ace Ventura 3 is in development with the Sonic movie writers on episode 262 of Rated G for Gamers.
Not to be outdone from Nintendo, Sony drops their first State of Play for 2021, BlizzCon 2021 announced the Diablo II remake and Soulja Boy is making yet another gaming console. All that and the Nintendo 3DS turns 10 this year all on episode 259 of Rated G for Gamers.
On this month’s episode of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk about Crystalis for the NES, Panzer Dragoon Saga for the Saturn, Battle Arena Toshinden for the PS1 and Ninja Gaiden 3 – Razor’s Edge for the WiiU.
Let’s not bury the lead, Dan secured a PS5. Dave gets the Mario Kart Home Circuit and they go over the upcoming releases for February all at the top of the show. In the news, Capcom holds it’s Resident Evil showcase with Village gameplay, Microsoft reverses it’s decision to double the price of Xbox Live and former EA and Xbox exec Peter Moore joins the Unity team. All that and GameStop is burning up the stock charts on episode 254 of Rated G for Gamers.
As 2021 arrives and a new generation of consoles are in our hands, Dan and Dave take a look at the 8th generation of gaming, the highs and the lows. Also, they make some predictions for this upcoming year for Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft. All that and the return of Dr. Love on episode 251 of Rated G for Gamers.
Scalpers and gamers stand off over a massive amount, over 3,500, of PS5s and Xboxes selling at almost double or over double the price. Dan and Dave give their thoughts on the matter. Kojima is rumored to be working on a new Silent Hill game with Sony possibly being the linchpin, a Metal Gear Solid remake may be in the works by Bluepoint and Xbox may be coming to your tv in app form. All that and more on episode 246 of Rated G.
On this post Thanksgiving episode of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk Mad Max and Splatterhouse for the Remake, Remaster or Recycle and they deep dive into the original Final Fantasy for the NES and God of War for the PSVita. So check out all that and more on episode 7 of Saturday Morning Retro.