In the wake of recent shootings here in America, politician and pundits are pointing fingers at video games again as a reason for spurring these tragedies. Rated G discusses that, the role game developers and creators play and some news about Walmart and their reaction to recent events. Also in the news, #1 Twitch stream Ninja leaves for Microsoft platform Mixer, the Sacred Symbols podcast gets into some controversy with Pax Prime and a sealed Nintendo game goes for big money at auction. Check out all this and more on episode 179 of Rated G for Gamers.
Episode 117 coming at ya hot and fresh. They got pickups, they got rants, they even got hot zombie talk. In the news, Microsoft hires new devs to focus on AAA properties, Nintendo finally releases details for it’s online service, Pokémon Go Fest returns to Chicago and Walmart Canada leaks major game releases accidentally ahead of E3. And in the convo of the week, Dan and Dave discuss their top Donkey Kong games.
We’re back after a week off and we have lots to talk about, Dave gets a year older, Danny does some Gamestop hopping, and we both have some good retro hauls. In the news. SNES Classic preorders coming this month… for real, Walmart apologizes for the preorder debacle with the SNES Classic, the new Sega Flashback console gets panned by critics, and a first for Mario, he starts in an E10+ rated game. All that and moire on episodie 81 of Rated G for Gamers.