In the wake of the current pandemic, Dan and Dave tell stories of how they are learning to cope when staying indoors. Dave’s got some grief toward Doom Eternal and Dan recovers from being under the weather. In the News, we get a new Nintendo Direct, some Mario remakes get teased upon the 35th anniversary of the iconic plumber, and Gamestop finally shutters it’s locations.
Dan and Dave are back at it again. At the top of the show, Marvel, Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark, Nintendo Online’s classic game offerings and how did the term MetroidVania get coined? In the news, Apex Legends drops out of the blue from Respawn Entertainment, they state Titanfall is NOT in the works, Nintendo drops huge news in their latest direct and a very special copy of Super Mario Bros. fetches over $100 grand at auction. All this and more on episode 151 of Rated G for Gamers.
We got a good one this week! In the studio, good friend Joe Chagan comes on to talk VR, the Germany trip and his mutual love of the Halo franchise. In our lead story, Rockstar Games defends allegations of 100 hour work weeks for Red Deed development dubbed “crunch time”, Rated G gets into the details. Also in the news, Black Ops 4 smashes sales records despite lack of a single player campaign, Sony addresses the hacking attempts via PSN messages and Paul George does another crazy PlayStation/Nike shoe collaboration. So join us for another exciting episode of Rated G.