Big news this week as we get word of the plans for E3 2021. Who will be presenting and how the show will run in a general sense. Some big names like Sony and Square-Enix won’t be attending, will they do their own thing? Also, in the news, Dan’s cousin grabs a spot on AEW, Sony is shifting away from smaller games in favor of blockbuster hits and the Dreamcast prototype for the cancelled Castlevania surfaces. All that and we mourn the loss of DMX on episode 265 of Rated G.
April Fool’s just passed as of this recording and we’ve got all your pranks right here! In the news, Sony’s has it’s sights on Crunchyroll for $1.1 Billion, Bungie has a new IP Looking to Launch in 2025 and scalpers list Super Mario 3D All-Stars for insane prices. All that and Dan and Dave commiserate the cancellation of a live PAX East on this episode of Rated G for Gamers.
On this month’s episode of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk about Street Fighter: The Movie: The Game for the PS1 and Metroid for the NES. Big thanks to Retro Ghetto on YouTube for the topic of discussion this month.
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On this episode, Square-Enix gets in on the presentation action, a Switch pro console may launch this year and 2K Signs Exclusive Deal With Tiger Woods for PGA Tour Games. All that and Ace Ventura 3 is in development with the Sonic movie writers on episode 262 of Rated G for Gamers.
It’s an momentous occasion, Bethesda joins the Microsoft family. They discuss future plans in new roundtable livestream. Also in the news, Capcom requires it’s employees in office amidst cyberattack, Perfect Dark reboot team adds God of War producer to it’s team and YouTube personality and modder Bob Wulff turns Christopher Nolan’s Tenet into a Game Boy Advance movie and a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles beat ’em up from the creators of Scott Pilgrim and Streets of Rage 4 gets a new trailer and it looks awesome.
On this episode of Rated G, No More Heroes 1 & 2 physical releases get announced for the Switch, a new actiony Aliens game gets announced, Nintendo is reportedly announcing a new Switch model later this year and the Wii U Receives Its First System Firmware Update Since 2018. All that and Dan and Dave reminisce about PAX East.
On this month’s episode of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk about the Fantastic Four for the PS2, Fez for the Xbox 360, X-Men Mutant Academy for the PS1 and Flipnic for the PS2.
Nintendo drops their first big Direct of the year and there’s some good stuff in there. Dan and Dave break it all down for you. Bloodstained – Curse of the Moon 2 gets a physical edition and Reggie has some thoughts on this years E3 on episode 258 of Rated G for Gamers.
CD Project Red gets hit with a malicious attack and hackers grab the source code for Cyberpunk and the Witcher 3 and sell it to the highest bidder. Terraria on Stadia cancelled after developer gets locked out of his Google accounts, Axiom Verge 2 will launch on PC as an Epic Games Store exclusive and the ESA confirms details about E3 2021. All that and the Gardens Between in the Indie Game Spotlight on episode 257 of Rated G.
It’s not so rosy for Amazon and Google this week. Stadia is shutting down their internal game studios, Jade Raymond is leaving the Stadia team and Amazon’s new CEO says it’s not done making video games, despite problems with their internal studios. Also in a surprising move, the Xbox 360 version of Goldeneye gets leaked online. All that and Dan and Dave’s take a look at their PlayStation Wrap-Up 2020.