Episode 269 – Wal-Mart Throws It’s Hat in the Streaming Ring

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Episode 269

Limited Run Games is partnering with Xbox, Sony registers trademark for Sunset Overdrive and a leak from the Apple vs. Discord legal battle shows Walmart is entering the video game streaming business. All that and Dan signs the Days Gone 2 petition on episode 269 of Rated G.



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Episode 253 – We’re in for a Whole Heap of Star Wars

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Episode 253

At the top of the show, Dan and Dave discuss the future of the MCU and the new round of Arcade 1Up machines. In the news, Lucasfilm Games has big plans for the Star Wars franchise, a new Indiana Jones teaser gets released and Bungie finally shuts down their Halo online stat servers on episode 253 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 230 – Come to the Darkside in VR

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Episode 230

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.



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Episode 200 – 2020 is Gonna Be a Big Year for Gaming

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It’s a very special episode for Rated G. Dan and Dave hit their 200th episode. They look ahead to a very exciting year for gaming and reveal their pick for game of the year 2019. Could the Order 1886 sneak in as a surprise late entry and win? Tune in to find out.



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Episode 173 – We’ll Call Them… Surprise Mechanics!

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EA’s back at it and up to it’s old tricks. They are lobbying heavy to prevent loot boxes from being banned. Rated G covers the latest in the ongoing saga that is ethics in loot boxes. Also in the news, Amazon lays off dozens of developers from their game division, Jedi – The Fallen Order has Metroid like mechanics and Alpha Protocol gets taken off digital retail stores. All that and as a special treat, the inaugural episode of the GPA Roundtable. Our topic is best gaming console of all time.



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Episode 169 – E3 2019 Day 1

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E3 is in full swing folks and we’ve got your coverage of the first few days. Microsoft, Google and EA all have had their conferences/shows and also a surprise visit from THQ Nordic. We break down everything that went down and chat about what our highlights and lowlights were.



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Episode 160 – An EA Produced Game with No Multiplayer and Microtransactions?!

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Episode 160

In the news, a new Star Wars game, the Fallen Order is announced from Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, Dragon Age 4, a wholly single player game is reported to have microtransactions, PubG gets banned in Nepal and finally, finally you can change your PSN username… but we wouldn’t recommend it. Also, we’ve get a Star Wars Episode IX trailer, Jim Carrey comments on the Sonic movie and we get news of the Disney Plus streaming network. All this and more on episode 160 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 153 – The Switch Tax

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Episode 153 -The Switch Tax

Dan’s got some issues with the upcoming Resident Evil Origins collection for the Nintendo Switch. The Switch Tax is real folks and the duo discusses. In the news, Nintendo announces Pokémon Sword and Shield for the Switch, Gearbox Studios was almost pegged to develop Halo 4, Overkill’s The Walking Dead gets cancelled for consoles and Cyberpunk 2077 gets confirmed for E3 this year. All this and Dave’s scary tales from the dentist on episode 153 of Rated G for Gamers.



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Episode 94 – Electronic Arts Has a Bad Week

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News regarding Vince Ingenito, former editor at IGN came out last week regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. We wanted to wait till all the facts shook out till we covered the story. Our take kicks off the news segment. EA couldn’t do anything right this week. A slew of controversy surrounding Star Wars – Battlefront II involving Reddit comments and a CNN report cause EA to suspend their loot boxes/microtransactions. A major blow indeed. Also in this episode, we discuss Thor: Ragnarok, the Punisher series, Black Friday sales, and the benefits of 4K. And in our convo of the week, we pick some of the winners for the Game Award nominees.



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