The end of the year is almost here we’re still getting some juicy news. Both Sony and Nintendo dropped their own directs with a bunch of new announcements. In the second half of the show returning guest Matthew Adler joins the show to discuss the Game Awards, the winners and losers, the trailers and surprises. Also, we get into a discussion about remakes and if they deserve nominations for year end awards. All that and more on episode 197 Rated G for Gamers.
On this episode of Rated G, the state of Xbox Scarlett generates conflicting reports and theories, reports of two next gen Xboxes one with a disc drive and one without, Resident Evil 3 leaked by Sony, and the Atari VCS delayed again for Indiegogo backers. All this and why Dan things the N64 mini is not in the future for Nintendo.
We got some hot Thanksgiving vacation talk at the top of show. In the news, Phil Spencer declares that no one is asking for VR in a controversial statement made at XO19, a new PS5 patent hints at possible sharing tech with their next generation content, Facebook buys Beat Saber devs and Nintendo is rumored to have no less than 3 Metroid games in the works. All this and more on episode 195 of Rated G for Gamers.
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!
The Game Awards promises some big announcements this Thursday. We get hype for what’s coming. GameStop is in more financial trouble amid huge reported losses and lootbox controversary comes to the American government. Also, the duo rundown some epic pickups this week and discuss Dan’s theory of a Marvel TV universe on the Disney streaming network.
Rated G is back from vacation and feeling good. Lots of Thanksgiving leftovers, quality game time and Black Friday pickups. In the news the duo talk about yet another game award show that popped up seemingly out of nowhere, Billy Mitchell and his new Donkey Kong record and Cliffy B swears off game development. All this and more on episode 141 of Rated G for Gamers.
Sony’s been causing quite a stir this past week. They drop out of their own Playstation Experience and now E3 2019. Rated G speculates on what this all means. Square-Enix revealed to be working on a new AAA title, Nintendo confirms that the N64 Classic isn’t coming any time soon and the PC Classic Kickstarter is live all in the news. Dan’s got a big pickup haul and Dave waxes poetic on Tetris Effect and the glorious PSVR gaming library. All this and more on episode 140 of Rated G for Gamers.
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.
It’s been a big week for news. Both the VGA awards and the Playstation Experience both happened this week. We go do deep into the highs and lows, the hits and misses. Plus, Sony finally dropped some Final Fantasy VII footage and it looks amazing! Also, we discuss our second week of Game of the Year nominees.