E3 may have been cancelled this year but we still got all the presentations and showcases that we could ask for. Xbox and Bethesda, Limited Run, Capcom, Devolver Digital and Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest. We go over all the news and announcements. All that and Dan gets a little salty over Microsoft’s mediocre showing.Continue reading “Episode 320 – Dan Throws Shade at Microsoft”
On the show this week, special guest Patrick Hickey Jr. Author of The Minds Behind the Games series and the Condrey comic series, voice actor for the upcoming Wrestlequest and Championship Boxing Manager II games and so much more. Dan and Dave get into all of that and more. In the news, Summer Game Fest, Sony’s next State of Play and Microsoft could of had the Spiderman series on episode 318 of Rated G.Continue reading “Episode 318 – How to Hustle with Special Guest Patrick Hickey Jr.”
Sonic creator Yuji Naka goes off on Square-Enix, right before they sell off the studios behind Tomb Raider, Deus Ex and Thief. Embracer is in the process of buying them for 300 million. Also in the news, Xbox and Bethesda Games showcase announced for June, Sega will delist old Sonic games from digital stores and it’s leaked that Sony is working on a game preservation initiative. All that and more in episode 314.Continue reading “Episode 314 – Gotta Go Fast and Delist All the Old Games”
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave say goodbye to wrestling legend Scott Hall, they welcome back Tom Brady to football and talk about the worsening state of Gran Turismo 7 gameplay grind. In the news, the Xbox Indie Showcase and Sony’s second State of Play drop, Nintendo’s Online Expansion Pack gets better, EA cancels it’s summer Play showcase and Xbox outsells Playstation. All this and more on episode 308 of Rated G.
In sad news this week, a PS5 in person sale goes awry as a would-be criminal pulls a gun and tried to steal a console from a seller. Thankfully, no one was fatally injured. Dan and Dave discuss the story and ways that you can be safe when dealing with strangers online. Also in the news, It Takes Two hit by trademark claim by Take-Two Interactive, PlayStation reportedly planning Xbox Gamepass competitor and Sony gets into the restaurant biz with their PlayStation to Plate food offerings. All that and Dave takes one step closer to Skynet on episode 297.
At the top of the show, Dan and Dave celebrate their memories of the original Xbox and the Gamecube for it’s 20 year anniversaries. In the news, the Game Awards 2021 nominations are officially revealed, MultiVersus fighting game from WB officially announced, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick back in the news for harassment and abuse claims as well as ignoring company issues for years and in some lighter news, Sega Reveals Sonic the Hedgehog, Yakuza, and Shenmue Colognes.
Activision Blizzard in very hot water after the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing files lawsuit against company for discrimination and sexual harassment against women in the workplace, employees stage a walkout in protest and J. Allen Brack, head of Blizzard Entertainment steps down during all of this. It’s big news that’s still unveiling itself and Rated G is here bring you all the coverage and expose why the games industry is a terrible place that needs some much needed reform.
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On this month’s episode of Saturday Morning Retro, Dan and Dave talk about Infamous for the PS3 and Halo – Combat Evolved for the original Xbox and in our Triple R segment, Fallout 2 and Mortal Kombat Mythologies – Sub Zero.
According to Dan E3 starts when Microsoft gets on stage. They break down Day 2 with the Xbox and Square-Enix presentations. Listen as they discuss all the highs, lows and surprises.