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.
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.
Despite two new consoles on the horizon, the biggest news this week is Sakurai’s announcement of Minecraft Steve for Smash Bros. Billy Mitchell drops in on AEW Wrestling, Spider-Man Remastered gets a new Peter Parker, Google’s new Chromecast with Google TV won’t officially support Stadia at launch and the Tokyo Game Show gives Animal Crossing: New Horizons game of the year. All that and more on episode 238 of Rated G.
Sony finally unveils the PS5… with two models no less! Disc and discless. Dan and Dave take a deep dive on the whole presentation. Also in the news, Sega debuts some very very very small Sega Game Gear portables for their 60th anniversary, Fog Gaming ™ comes to arcades and Riot Games executive gets into some hot water over a critical statement made of the BLM movement.
We know the PS5 and Xbox Scarlett are coming next year and this week we get someone who’s seen the systems in action and is quoted as saying they’ve seen nothing like it before. Better than Red Dead 2. Better than the Last of Us 2. Rated G is even more excited than ever. Next holiday season is going to be a good one. Also in the news, there ‘s a super fly Tetris and Puma crossover shoe that Dave wants badly, Analogue announces their Pocket console and Fortnite gets sucked into a black hole. All that and more on episode 189 of Rated G for Gamers.
October is upon on. Football, crisp weather and best of all, Halloween. Dan and Dave talk costumes, Tom Holland saving Spiderman in the MCU and the new AEW wrestling league. In the news, Sean Layton leaves Sony abruptly, Troy Baker and Gearbox have some drama over Bordelands voice over work. All that and more on episode 187 of Rated G for Gamers.
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave reminisce over 4 years of Rated G. Sony news heats up as it adds developer Insomniac Games into the fold. Is a new Sunset Overdrive on the horizon??? The Intellivision Amico wants to bring back gaming back to the living room, $100K stolen rare games from retro store, and several Game Informer staff laid off to reduce costs For GameStop. Spiderman falls out of the MCU when Sony and Disney can’t strike a deal and Disney reveals streaming specs and new shows coming to Disney+. Finally, Dan goes all conspiracy theory over a tweet from Nintendo.
SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen Endgame yet, you may want to skip this episode. The end of an era is upon us. The close of the 3rd phase of the MCU comes to us by way of Avengers: Endgame. A 3 hour epic journey that nicely ties up all 20 some odd movies. Dan and Dave break down the movie and give their thoughts and impressions. They may even shed a tear or two.
We’re kicking off 2019 with a bang folks. Rated G’s look back at 2018 and our predictions for 2019. Also, Dan and Dave announce Rated G’s 2018 game of the year! Happy New Year and enjoy the show.
On this special episode of Rated G… both the Game Awards and the Kinda Funny Games Showcase happened last week. Rated G breaks down the highs and the lows, the winners and losers and all the game announcements. Hint: Get super hype for MK11!