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.
In our last episode before Thanksgiving, Dan and Dave waste no time getting into it and compare dinner at the Rottino and Robinson households. Talk guaranteed to make you hungry. In the gaming news, the Game Awards nominees get released, Sony hints at competitor to Xbox Game Pass and Capcom is victim of an internal leak. All that and Dave puts up his Christmas tree early and critics be damned on episode 245 of Rated G!
Sony finally gets in on the teardown game and gives us how the system all comes together. Dan and Dave get into all the CPU, GPU, I/O and cooling goodness. Also, it clocks in as the biggest game console ever. In the news, Doctor Strange is confirmed to be in the new Spider-man movie, Microsoft partners up with Gamestop and John Rambo steps up as a Mortal Kombat fighter.
Microsoft, in an effort to get ahead of the leak, drop the price of the Series X and announce the Series S and price. Sony then races to announce a presentation soon after. Hopefully we’ll get the price. Also in the news, Ninja returns to Twitch in the biggest set of moves from Twitch to Mixer and back to Twitch and we get some next gen game release dates. All that and Dave tells his harrowing weekend river adventure.
At the top of the show, a somber moment as we remember Chadwick Boseman. In the news, Gamescom kicks off their online show, Geoff Kieghley confirms the Game Awards for this December and Nintendo is now Japan’s richest company. All that and Dan and Dave find out you can remap your X and O buttons if you own a Japanese PS4 on episode 233 of Rated G for Gamers.
At the top of the show, Dan talks about his new mixology skills and Dave’s taking a trip to see the family. In the news, Apple and Google remove Fortnite from their app stores, Epic sues Apple over anti-competitive behavior, Halo Infinite is delayed till 2021 and Remedy’s Control gets an ultimate edition with exclusive graphical updates for next gen consoles. All that and the last Blockbuster on earth is renting it’s custom den on Airbnb on episode 231 of Rated G for Gamers.
Sony drops their August State of Play and there’s some good surprises in there. We get gameplay of Godfall, Hitman VR gets announced and a Braid remaster is coming. Also in the news, Rocksteady is working on a Suicide Squad game and Microsoft’s xCloud is launching in September amid Sony and Apple rejecting their app. All that and Dave recounts his brief flirtation with game development oh so many years ago.
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave discuss the ending of the Last of Us and what they’ve been playing. In the news, Microsoft shows us some Xbox Series X gameplay in their latest presentation, Sony shuts down rumors of Xbox Game Pass on Playstation and G4TV will return to your televison. All that and Dan learns why 98 Degrees is called 98 Degrees.