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The staff of Game Informer chat it up each week bout the latest news, previews and reviews from the game industry. Each show will cover the weeks hot topics plus the games you're looking forward to or may not know about yet. Subscribe today!

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GI Show – Smash Ultimate, Epic Vs. Valve, Below Interview
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/12/06/63b045ad/site-falcon.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome to The Game Informer Show! Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, and Jeff Cork share their <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/12/06/wheres-our-super-smash-bros-ultimate-review">thoughts on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate</a> for the Nintendo Switch and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/beat-saber/engrossing-musical-swordplay">Beat Saber for the PS4</a>. Then Jeff Marchiafava joins the show to talk about Avalanche's Just Cause 4 and the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/mutant-year-zero-road-to-eden/a-strange-mutation">XCOM-like Mutant Year Zero</a>. Matt Bertz and Imran Khan also join the podcast to talk about Epic using Fortnite's popularity to help launch a competitor to Steam. After some really fun community emails, we're joined by <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/new-gameplay-today/new-gameplay-today/2018/12/05/new-gameplay-today-below-with-creative-director">Capybara's Kris Piotrowski</a> to talk about what it's like on the inside of Below's development.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 427&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/427/427.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.supermarcatobros.com/">You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.</a></i></p> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</em></p> <p><em>6:50 - </em>&nbsp;<i>Super Smash Bros. Ultimate<br /> 19:25 - Beat Saber<br /> 21:00 - Just Cause 4<br /> 34:20 - Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden<br /> 38:40 - The Epic Game Store announcement<br /> 47:15 - Community emails</i><br /> <em>1:48:35&nbsp;- </em>&nbsp;<i>Capybara's Kris Piotrowski on developing Below</i></p>
Dec 06, 2018
GI Show – Red Dead Online, Fallout 76, Just Cause 4 Interview
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/11/29/525d66a6/426-1-site.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer&nbsp;Editor-In-Chief Andy McNamara guest hosts this episode of the GI Show!&nbsp;He's joined by Andrew Reiner, Matt Bertz and Javy Gwaltney to&nbsp;kick off the episode with an open discussion of how we're looking at the best games of the year as living games continue to thrive years after release. Then, Jeff Cork tags in to tell tales of his rivalry with Javy in Red Dead Online. Kyle Hilliard joins the battle to discuss the solid action-adventure Darksiders III, as well as the less solid Fallout 76. After some great community emails, Ben Reeves takes over for an interview with Just Cause 4 game director Francesco Antolini.&nbsp;</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer/gi-show-red-dead-online-fallout-76-just-cause-4-interview/s-EsU0D">listen to episode 426&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/426/426.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.supermarcatobros.com/">You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.</a></i></p> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</em></p> <p><em>2:05 -&nbsp;GI's End Of Year Awards Discussion<br /> 33:37 -&nbsp;Red Dead Online Beta<br /> 56:17 -&nbsp;Beat Saber<br /> 56:55</em>&nbsp;-&nbsp;<em>Fallout 76<br /> 1:21:50 -&nbsp;Darksiders III<br /> 1:41:58 -&nbsp;Community Emails<br /> 2:35:49 -&nbsp;Just Cause 4 Interview</em></p>
Nov 30, 2018
GI Show – Smash Ultimate/Sakurai, E3's Future, Thanks To 2018
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/11/21/369176c3/site-smashfight.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, Brian Shea, Suriel Vazquez, and Imran Khan share <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/feature/super-smash-bros-ultimate/a-crossover-event-20-years-in-the-making">new gameplay impressions of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate</a> before diving in and discussing the full career of its <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/interview/2018/11/21/masahiro-sakurai-talks-piranha-plant-spirits-and-20-years-of-super-smash-bros">creator Masahiro Sakurai</a>. After some great community emails, Ben Hanson, Jeff Cork, Jeff Marchiafava, and Leo Vader look back at gaming in 2018 by listing all of the things they're thankful for in games like Red Dead Redemption II, God of War, Insomniac's Spider-Man, and much more.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 425&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/425/425.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.supermarcatobros.com/">You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.</a></i></p> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</em></p> <p><em>2:35 - </em>&nbsp;<i>Super Smash Bros. Ultimate impressions</i><br /> <em>15:35 - Unpacking Masahiro Sakurai's career<br /> 47:50 - Community emails/PlayStation skipping E3<br /> 1:14:15 - 100 jokes about gaming in 2018</em></p>
Nov 22, 2018
Spoiling And Debating Red Dead Redemption II's Ending
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/11/21/4b3cfa04/spoiledarthur.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>If you're reading this, then I really hope you've finished playing Red Dead Redemption II. As you can tell <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/red-dead-redemption-ii/an-open-world-western-for-the-ages">from our review</a>, we really love the game and it contains a lot to digest and talk through. In the video above, Ben Hanson, Joe Juba, Javy Gwaltney, Matt Bertz, and Leo Vader share their full thoughts on the game's story and ending. This is your <strong><span>official spoiler warning</span></strong>!&nbsp;The conversation went on for so long that we decided to post the audio in the feed for <a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">The Game Informer Show podcast</a>&nbsp;as well, so you can <a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">click here to subscribe and listen to the full discussion</a> that way if you prefer. We'll also have a full, new episode of <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">The Game Informer Show podcast</a> going live on Thursday.</p> <p>We hope you enjoy the discussion, and let us know what thought of the game in the comments below.</p>
Nov 21, 2018
GI Show – Pokémon: Let's Go, Battlefield V, Spyro Reignited Interview
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/11/15/1fefde4c/site-spyro.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this game-packed episode of The Game Informer Show podcast, Ben Hanson is joined by Brian Shea, Andrew Reiner, and Kyle Hilliard to talk about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/pokemon-lets-go-pikachu-pokemon-lets-go-eevee/a-classic-evolved">Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee</a>, the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tA8Ey_zNe2w">bizarre Detective</a> Pikachu trailer, and work-in-progress impressions of Bethesda's Fallout 76. On this episode we also talk about the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/spyro-reignited-trilogy/purple-reign">new remaster Spyro the Dragon</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/tetris-effect/a-dazzling-reimagining">rave about Tetris Effect</a>, take a detour for <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/hitman-2/a-worthy-investment-for-expert-executioners">Hitman 2</a>, and get Matt Bertz to talk about his time reviewing DICE's Battlefield V. After some really fun community emails, we're joined by Toys For Bob's producer Peter Kavic and art director Josh Nadelberg to walk us through the process of creating the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/spyro-reignited-trilogy/purple-reign">Spyro The Dragon Reignited Trilogy</a>.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 424&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/424/424.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.supermarcatobros.com/">You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.</a></i></p> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</em></p> <p><em>2:55 - </em>&nbsp;<em>Pokémon</em>:&nbsp;<em>Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee</em><br /> <em>16:15 - Detective Pikachu<br /> 21:45 - Fallout 76<br /> 26:30 - Spyro Reignited Trilogy<br /> 40:15 - Overkill's The Walking Dead<br /> 42:40 - Tetris Effect<br /> 59:45 - Hitman 2<br /> 1:18:20 - The Quiet Man<br /> 1:20:40 - Battlefield V<br /> 1:31:00 - Community emails<br /> 2:26:26 - Toys For Bob's&nbsp;Peter Kavic and&nbsp;Josh Nadelberg on creating the Spyro Reignited Trilogy</em></p>
Nov 15, 2018
GI Show – Warcraft III Exclusive, Diablo Immortal, Red Dead Developer Roundtable
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/11/08/82c5c076/Site-Warcraft.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Ben Hanson, Dan Tack, Andrew Reiner, and Andy McNamara talk about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/blizzcon-2018/2018/11/02/watch-the-full-blizzcon-opening-ceremony-right-here">Blizzcon 2018's highlights</a>, the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/11/04/blizzard-responds-to-backlash-surrounding-diablo-immortal">outrage over Diablo Immortal</a>, and share exclusive details on <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/warcraft3">Wacraft III: Reforged based on our new cover story</a>. Then Kyle Hilliard, Kimberley Wallace, and Jeff Cork join the show to talk about From Software and Miyazaki's new <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/deracine/stumbling-through-a-dark-tale">PSVR game&nbsp;Déraciné</a> and Namco's drumming game Taiko no Tatsujin. After some great community emails, we're joined by developers <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/08/07/vlambeer-s-rami-ismail-speaks-out-about-mysterious-console-certification-process.aspx">Rami Ismail</a> (Nuclear Throne),&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prWFJViKTpo">Alex Hutchinson</a> (Assassin's Creed III, Far Cry 4), <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2014/02/28/the-story-behind-metal-gear-solid-4-39-s-bizarre-intro.aspx">Ryan Payton</a> (Metal Gear Solid 4, Republique), and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hk-EnbS42dM">Jake Kazdal</a> (Space Channel 5, Galak-Z) to share their thoughts on Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption II.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 423&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/423/423.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.supermarcatobros.com/">You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.</a></i></p> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</em></p> <p><em>4:09 - Andy McNamara on our new Blizzard cover story<br /> 8:02 - Overwatch's new hero Ashe<br /> 10:55 - World of Warcraft Classic<br /> 13:20 - Diablo Immortal<br /> 27:20 - Visiting Blizzard/Warcraft III's development<br /> 45:50 - From Software's&nbsp;Déraciné<br /> 50:20 - Taiko no Tatsujin<br /> 55:43 - Community emails<br /> 1:42:50 -&nbsp;<a href="http://butasa.duhbabywasthere.com/">http://butasa.duhbabywasthere.com/</a><br /> 1:50:55 - Developers react to Red Dead Redemption II (Rami Ismail,&nbsp;Alex Hutchinson, Ryan Payton, and&nbsp;Jake Kazdal)</em></p>
Nov 08, 2018
GI Show – Red Dead Redemption II, Smash Ultimate, Darksiders III Interview
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/11/01/4300a4d9/Site-Montage.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Ben Reeves, Matt Miller, Elise Favis, Matt Bertz, Jeff Cork, and Leo Vader all gather around the campfire to debate Rockstar's incredibly bold approach with the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/red-dead-redemption-ii/an-open-world-western-for-the-ages">design of Red Dead Redemption 2</a> and break down the highlights from the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/10/29/playstation-classics-20-games-revealed">PlayStation Classic line-up</a>. Then Kyle Hilliard, Suriel Vazquez, and Imran Khan join the show to talk about the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/11/01/watch-the-full-super-smash-bros-ultimate-nintendo-direct-right-here">final Nintendo Direct on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate</a> for the Switch and also Toby Fox's surprising follow-up to Undertale called Deltarune. Then after some great community emails, we're joined by Gunfire Games' David Adams to talk about his past with Vigil Games and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/08/17/exclusive-hands-on-with-the-latest-demo">designing Darksiders </a>III.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 422&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/422/422.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.supermarcatobros.com/">You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.</a></i></p> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</em></p> <p><em>2:50&nbsp;- Extra Life 2018<br /> 8:20 - Red Dead Redemption II</em><br /> <em>55:40 - PlayStation Classic<br /> 1:01:40 - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate<br /> 1:14:20 - Deltarune/Undertale<br /> 1:21:45 - Community emails<br /> 2:12:55 - David Adams on Darksiders III</em></p>
Nov 02, 2018
Answering Dreams' Lingering Questions
<p>We're wrapping up our month of coverage on Media Molecule's <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/dreams">Dreams</a> and we wanted to close things out with one last chance to have your biggest questions about the game answered. On this <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">special edition of The Game Informer Show</a>, we're joined by Dreams creative director Mark Healey and Media Molecule's studio director Siobhan Reddy to answer dozens of questions from the community. Just to set expectations, the team at Media Molecule outlines their plans for the beta but they don't give a specific release date. Other than that, there's a lot of good information in this episode!</p> <p>You can watch the video below, <a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play</a>, <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to this episode on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/dreams/dreams.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p>Click on the banner below to visit our now complete hub full of exclusive features on Dreams.</p> <article class="embedded-entity"><a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/dreams"><div class="file file--type-image file--mimetype-image-jpeg file--view-mode-body-default-rendered"> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-uri field--type-file-uri field--label-hidden field__item"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/10/01/3c4fedbc/307_dreams_hub.jpg" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /></div> </div> </div> </a> </article>
Oct 29, 2018
The Untold Story Of Guillermo Del Toro's Canceled Game Insane
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/10/26/691f7195/Site-insanetentacles.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome to a special edition of The Game Informer Show podcast! On this bonus episode, we're telling the full story behind the development of THQ and Volition's collaboration with the acclaimed film director Guillermo del Toro. We're joined by three former Volition developers who worked extensively on the game: Insane's art director Matt Flegel, lead writer Steve Jaros (now at Valve), and senior producer/creative director&nbsp;Jacques Hennequet.</p> <p>Up until this point, all we knew about the mysterious project announced in 2010 was the<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsWIdD8hkGM"> ambiguous teaser trailer</a> and the fact that the project was canceled when THQ went bankrupt. In the video below (or you can <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">listen to the audio version by clicking here</a>) you'll learn all about how the ambitious first-person Eldritch horror game with a heavy emphasis on mind f----s struggled through development and ultimately sank alongside THQ and its uDraw Tablet anchor. To learn more about the studio behind Insane's development, you can <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2011/03/30/the-secret-history-of-volition.aspx">watch our documentary from 2011 on Volition's history</a> and other unannounced projects that didn't see the light of day.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to this episode on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/insane/insane.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div>
Oct 26, 2018
GI Show – Red Dead Redemption 2, Fallout 76, Tetris Effect Interview
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/10/25/c88f2c88/Site-RDRSit.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this big episode of The Game Informer Show, Ben Hanson, Matt Bertz, and Andrew Reiner talk about Bertz's <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/red-dead-redemption-ii/an-open-world-western-for-the-ages">review for Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2</a>. Then Kyle Hilliard joins the show to talk about the uneven beta for Fallout 76 and the surprising <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/dlc/2018/10/22/spider-man-the-heist-impressions-a-fantastic-continuation">DLC for Insomniac's Spider-Man called The Heist</a>. Dan Tack and Suriel Vazquez also talk about the new game from CD Projekt RED... it's a card game called Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales. After some great emails sent to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>, we're honored to be joined in person by Enhance Games' Tetsuya Mizuguchi and Mark MacDonald to talk about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/09/17/tetris-effect-comes-to-playstation-4-on-november-9">Tetris Effect</a> and answer 78 rapid-fire questions about his history at Sega, Lumunies, Rez, and vibrations.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 421&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/421/421.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</em></p> <p><em>2:25 - Extra Life 2018<br /> 3:20 - Red Dead Redemption 2<br /> 24:35 - Fallout 76 Beta<br /> 31:10 - Spider-Man's The Heist DLC<br /> 38:45 - Pinstripe<br /> 40:15 - Return of the Obra Dinn<br /> 47:35 - Wandersong<br /> 52:45 - MapleStory 2<br /> 55:55 - Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales<br /> 1:03:15 - Community emails<br /> 1:45:35 - Tetsuya Mizuguchi and Mark MacDonald on Tetris Effect<br /> 2:06:50 - 78 Rapid-Fire Questions for Tetsuya Mizuguchi<br /> 2:26:05 - Too many rapid-fire questions for Ben Hanson</em></p>
Oct 25, 2018
GI Show – Battlefield V, Blackout, Jump Force
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/10/18/e338a1ac/site-videostill.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Suriel Vazquez and Matt Bertz get into hands-on impressions from Suriel's time with Battlefield V's single-player campaign. Then, Kyle Hilliard, Andrew Reiner, and Jeff Marchiafava join the show to talk about Call Of Duty Black Ops 4's Blackout, the best multiplayer mode that they don't play together. Then, Suriel returns with Brian Shea to talk Soul Calibur VI and Jump Force. The cast rotates further as Matt Miller and Jeff Cork join to discuss Ubisoft's toys-back-to-life venture Starlink: Battle For Atlas, and the surprisingly solid LEGO DC Super-Villains. Then it's time for some fun community emails, and we round out the show with the conclusion of our Every Game Is Interesting challenge, where four GI editors summarize their investigations into their randomly chosen game with a special celebrity guest.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 420&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/420/420.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</em></p> <p><em>1:25 - Battlefield V<br /> 17:43 - Blackout<br /> 44:25 - Soul Calibur VI<br /> 53:37 - Jump Force<br /> 59:00 - Dark Souls Remastered For Switch<br /> 1:01:10 - Starlink: Battle For Atlas<br /> 1:11:15 - LEGO DC Super-Villains<br /> 1:15:12 - Emails<br /> 1:42:00 - Every Game Is Interesting: The Challenge</em></p>
Oct 18, 2018
GI Show – Black Ops 4, Fallout 76, Spider-Man Interview
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/10/11/c96710a0/SitlBlackops4.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Dan Tack, Leo Vader, and Jeff Cork talk about Tack's glowing <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/livestream/2018/10/11/call-of-duty-black-ops-4-new-gameplay-today-live">review of the new Call of Duty</a> and why the Blackout battle royale mode stands out in particular. We also talk about the best party games of all time with the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/video-feature/new-gameplay-today/2018/10/09/new-gameplay-today-jackbox-party-pack-5">new release of Jackbox Party Pack 5</a> and Leo Vader insists on talking about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/video-feature/2018/10/08/why-im-actually-enjoying-crayola-scoot-as-a-tony-hawk-fan">Crayola Scoot</a>. Then Andrew Reiner joins the show to walk us through his <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/feature/2018/10/08/three-tantalizing-hours-with-fallout-76">conflicted feelings on his time playing Fallout 76</a>. Before we get to some great community emails, we kick off a new segment on The GI Show we're calling "Every Game <a href="https://www.google.com/search?q=serious+sam+2&amp;oq=serious+sam+2&amp;aqs=chrome..69i57j0l5.2215j1j4&amp;sourceid=chrome&amp;ie=UTF-8">Is</a> Interesting", tune in to learn about our bold challenge. In the back half of the show, Insomniac's creative director Bryan Intihar and lead writer Jon Paquette talk about developing and writing Spider-Man on the PlayStation 4. Be careful, we get into spoilers.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 419&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/419/419.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i><br /> <br /> <em>4:55 - Call of Duty: Black Ops 4<br /> 16:20 - Jackbox Party Pack 5<br /> 26:17 - Visage<br /> 30:50 - Crayola Scoot<br /> 32:37 - Fallout 76<br /> 43:40 - Microsoft buying Obsidian rumors<br /> 50:15 - Microsoft's Project xCloud and Google's Project Stream<br /> 56:25 - The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories<br /> 57:40 - Every Game Is Interesting: The Challenge<br /> 1:05:55 - Community emails<br /> 1:40:30 - Insomniac's Bryan Intihar and Jon Paquette discuss/spoil Spider-Man</em></p>
Oct 12, 2018
GI Show – Dreams, Harry Potter Leak, Assassin's Creed Odyssey
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/10/04/6520cfdc/Site-418.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Javy Gwaltney, and Elise Favis share exclusive, new impressions of visiting <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/10/02/november-cover-revealed-dreams">Media Molecule for our Dreams cover story</a> and we also talk about the wild leak of a new <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/rumor/2018/10/02/impressive-leaked-footage-shows-harry-potter-game-is-probably-in-the-works">Harry Potter game</a>. Then we assemble a surprising crew to talk about playing <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/assassins-creed-odyssey/fighting-for-glory">Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Odyssey</a> and Kyle Hilliard and Ben Reeves come by to talk about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/mega-man-11/graduated-old-school">Mega Man 11</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/video-feature/new-gameplay-today/2018/10/02/new-gameplay-today-astro-bot-rescue-mission">Astro Bot: Rescue Mission</a>, and even <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/classic/2018/09/26/shadows-of-the-empire-remembering-star-wars-most-audacious-video-game-adaptation">the creation of Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire</a>. After some great community emails where we also share new gameplay impressions of <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/10/02/extensive-new-hands-on-impressions-from-the-opening-to-its-open-world">Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption II</a>, we're joined by Foam Sword's Rex Crowle to talk about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/02/former-media-molecule-devs-forge-own-path-with-knights-and-bikes-kickstarter.aspx">Knights and Bikes</a> and his time working at Lionhead and Media Molecule.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 418&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/418/418.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i><br /> <br /> <em>2:42 - Dreams exclusive impressions<br /> 37:48 - The leaked Harry Potter game<br /> 50:30 - Assassin's Creed Odyssey<br /> 1:19:40 - Mega Man 11<br /> 1:31:00 - Astro Bot: Rescue Mission<br /> 1:38:00 - Fist of the North Star<br /> 1:40:15 - Making Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire<br /> 1:44:50 - Wandersong<br /> 1:47:00 - Community emails<br /> 1:48:30 - Red Dead Redemption 2<br /> 1:56:50 - Back to community emails<br /> 2:25:35 - Rex Crowle Knights and Bikes interview</em></p>
Oct 04, 2018
GI Show – Forza Horizon 4, The End Of Telltale, Spider-Man Game Club Part 3
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/09/27/262b1c96/Site-Steering.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Ben Hanson, Andrew Reiner, Matt Miller, and Ben Reeves talk about the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/forza-horizon-4/pure-racing-bliss">glowing review for Microsoft's Forza Horizon 4</a>. Elise Favis and Kimberley Wallace then join the show to talk about playing the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/life-is-strange-2-episode-1-review">first episode of Life is Strange 2</a> and then we talk about the sad and surprising closure of Telltales Games and the ambiguous end for The Walking Dead. The Tokyo Game Show is over and done with, and we have Kimberley Wallace to talk about the stand-out games like Devil May Cry 5 and Death Stranding. After some great community emails, we finish off our spoiler-filled discussion of Insomniac's Spider-Man's third and final act with the GI Game Club.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 417&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/417/417.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i><br /> <br /> <em>2:27 - Forza Horizon 4<br /> 20:55 - Life is Strange 2<br /> 28:25 - The end of Telltale Games<br /> 41:40 - TGS 2018 recap<br /> 43:30 - Devil May Cry 5<br /> 49:40 - Kill La Kill<br /> 54:05 - Death Stranding<br /> 57:57 - Community emails<br /> 1:40:10 - Spider-Man GI Game Club Part 3</em></p>
Sep 27, 2018
Answering Black Ops 4/Blackout's Lingering Questions
<p>All month long, we've hopefully been answering your questions about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/blackops4">Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 with our new cover story</a>. With our final exclusive feature on the game, we've turned the reins over to the community and you all provided hundreds of great questions for Treyarch's design director David Vonderhaar to answer. On this special edition episode of <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">The Game Informer Show</a>, we Skyped in Vonderhaar and got as many answers as we could about Blackout and much, much more.</p> <p>You can watch the video above, <a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play</a>, <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to the episode on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://cdn.coverstand.com/btgi/gameinformer/temp/blackout.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.</p> <p>Click on the banner below to enter our complete hub of exclusive content on Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.</p> <article class="embedded-entity"><a href="http://gameinformer.com/blackops4" target="_blank"><div class="file file--type-image file--mimetype-image-jpeg file--view-mode-body-default-rendered"> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-uri field--type-file-uri field--label-hidden field__item"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/09/04/9d81c9a2/306hub.jpg" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /></div> </div> </div> </a> </article>
Sep 21, 2018
GI Show – Red Dead Redemption 2, PlayStation Classic, Spider-Man Game Club Part 2
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/09/20/c1101e43/Site-RDR2.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Jeff Cork, and Matt Bertz share gameplay impressions of <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/09/20/the-biggest-takeaways-from-our-red-dead-redemption-ii-hands-on-demo">playing Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2</a>. Brian Shea and Matt Bertz also talk about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/nhl-19/top-shelf-snipe">playing NHL 19</a> and the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/nba-2k19/outworking-and-outplaying-the-competition">excellent NBA 2K19</a>. Then we dive back in time and talk about the announcement of the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/09/19/sony-reveals-playstation-classic-mini-console-comes-with-20-playstation-games">PlayStation Classic</a> and playing old NES games through the Nintendo Switch Online. We also cover the latest Nintendo Direct featuring Luigi's Mansion 3 and Animal Crossing and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/valkyria-chronicles-4/back-in-fighting-form">Valkyria Chronicles 4</a>. After some great community emails, we dive in deep on the middle section of Insomniac's Spider-Man on the PlayStation 4 with our GI Game Club.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 416&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/416/416.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i><br /> <br /> <em>2:00&nbsp;- Red Dead Redemption 2<br /> 17:40 - Goodbye Dead Rising's Capcom Vancouver<br /> 20:15 - NBA 2K19<br /> 33:45 - NHL 19<br /> 36:09 - PlayStation Classic<br /> 47:25 - Nintendo Switch Online<br /> 57:15 - Luigi's Mansion 3<br /> 1:00:45 - New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe<br /> 1:03:10 - Game Freak's Town<br /> 1:05:30 - Final Fantasy on Switch<br /> 1:07:18 - Animal Crossing on Switch<br /> 1:11:45 - Xenoblade Chronicles 2's Torna: The Golden Country<br /> 1:17:05 - Valkyria Chronicles 4<br /> 1:21:30 - Community emails<br /> 1:55:55 - Spider-Man GI Game Club Part 2</em></p>
Sep 20, 2018
GI Show – Shadow Of The Tomb Raider, Destiny 2: Forsaken, Spider-Man Game Club
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/09/13/6cabe276/Site-Destiny.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Kimberley Wallace, Kyle Hilliard, and Ben Reeves talk about our review for Shadow of the Tomb Raider from Eidos Montreal and interview some of the developers behind the game. Then Matt Miller and Suriel Vazquez join the show to share their full thoughts on Destiny 2: Forsaken and why the expansion is so exciting for Destiny fans. After some great community emails, we kick off our exciting GI Game Club discussion for Insomniac's Spider-Man by dissecting everything in the game up until the end of Act 1.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 415&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/415/415.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i><br /> <br /> <em>5:39 - Nintendo Labo's Vehicles Kit<br /> 9:10 - Shadow Of The&nbsp;Tomb Raider<br /> 22:06 -&nbsp;Shadow Of The Tomb Raider's narrative director Jason Dozois and Rich Briggs<br /> 40:02 - Destiny 2: Forsaken<br /> 1:06:08 - Community emails<br /> 1:54:34 - Spider-Man Game Club Part 1</em>&nbsp;</p>
Sep 13, 2018
GI Show – Blackout Exclusive, Spider-Man, Strong Museum Of Play
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/09/06/f4ce55f8/Site-Spiderman.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Dan Tack, and Javy Gwaltney share exclusive, new gameplay impressions from <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/blackops4">Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's battle royale mode called Blackout</a>. Then Andrew Reiner and Kyle Hilliard stop by to talk about why <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/spider-man/spinning-an-amazing-web">they love Insomniac's Spider-Man on PS4</a> and share <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/09/04/the-new-wasteland-what-to-expect-from-fallout-76">new details on Fallout 76</a> from an interview with Todd Howard. We also break down the best games from PAX 2018, including an in-depth discussion about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/09/01/hands-on-with-artifact-at-pax-west-2018">Valve's DOTA 2 card game Artifact</a>. After some great community emails, we're joined by Jeremy K. Saucier who is the assistant vice president for interpretation and electronic games at the Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, New York to talk about game preservation and their toy hall of fame.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 414 on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/414/414.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><em>3:20 - Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode gameplay impressions<br /> 41:45 - Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's zombies impressions<br /> 47:07 - Insomniac's Spider-Man<br /> 59:05 - Fallout 76<br /> 1:06:07 - Destiny 2: Forsaken<br /> 1:11:35 - Gris<br /> 1:12:20 - Anthem<br /> 1:14:30 - Super Mario Party<br /> 1:15:30 - Halo: Fireteam Raven<br /> 1:16:35 - Streets of Rage 4 and Windjammers 2<br /> 1:17:18 - Trover<br /> 1:18:45 - Artifact<br /> 1:31:11 - Rainbow Six Siege's Operation Grim Sky update<br /> 1:34:50 - Community emails<br /> 2:07:45 - Jeremy Saucier on The Strong Museum Of Play<br /> 2:50:55 - Javy Gwaltney's raw betrayal in Call Of Duty's battle royale</em></p>
Sep 06, 2018
GI Show – Dragon Quest XI, Cyberpunk Reactions, Game Music Trivia
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/08/30/014bc10f/Site-413.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Ben Hanson, Andrew Reiner, and Kimberley Wallace talk about the review for Square-Enix's <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/dragon-quest-xi-echoes-of-an-elusive-age/relying-on-the-past">Dragon Quest XI: Echoes Of An Elusive Age</a>. Javy Gwaltney, Brian Shea, and Kyle Hilliard talk about The Messenger, Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate on Nintendo Switch, and Donut County. Then Jeff Cork, Suriel Vazquez, and Ben Reeves regale us with their trip to Gamescom and some of the exciting games we missed last week. After some great community emails with plenty of Cyberpunk 2077 discussion, we pit Brian Shea against Suriel Vazquez in trivia based on video game music.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">listen to episode 413 on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/413/413.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><em>3:00 - Announcing the next GI Game Club...<br /> 6:30 - Dragon Quest XI: Echoes Of An Elusive Age<br /> 27:57 - The Messenger<br /> 30:30 - Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate on Switch<br /> 37:55 - Donut County<br /> 42:00 - Old School Musical<br /> 44:12 - Daemon X Machina<br /> 45:48 - Dying Light 2<br /> 48:55 - Metro Exodus<br /> 54:00 - World War Z<br /> 55:15 - Amazon Game Studios/Grand Tour<br /> 59:10 - Hitman 2<br /> 1:00:30 - Two Point Hospital<br /> 1:03:20 - Blacksad: Under The Skin<br /> 1:06:12 - Community emails<br /> 1:07:00 - Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay reactions<br /> 1:15:06 - More community emails<br /> 1:58:20 - Game that Tune (Game Music Trivia)</em></p>
Aug 30, 2018
GI Show – Cyberpunk 2077, Sekiro, Devil May Cry 5
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/08/23/4c376382/Site-412-Header.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson calls up Suriel Vazquez, Ben Reeves, and Jeff Cork from Gamescom 2018 to learn more about Cyberpunk 2077, From Software's Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and the Resident Evil 2 remake. Then, Javy Gwaltney, Kyle Hilliard, and Imran Khan join the show to talk about a ton of exciting sequels like Yakuza Kiwami 2, Guacamelee 2, and Darksiders III. Then we answer some wonderful community emails.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 412 on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/412/412.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><em>2:20 - Cyberpunk 2077<br /> 8:30 - Life Is Strange 2<br /> 9:50 - Biomutant<br /> 11:25 - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice<br /> 16:20 - Devil May Cry 5<br /> 21:15 - Resident Evil 2<br /> 26:30 - Yakuza Kiwami 2<br /> 34:00 - Guacamelee 2<br /> 39:35 - Diablo 3 on Nintendo Switch<br /> 43:30 - Darksiders III<br /> 49:00 - The Dark Pictures: Man Of Medan<br /> 56:10 - Taiko No Tatsujin<br /> 1:00:00 - Jump Force<br /> 1:01:40 - Twin Mirror<br /> 1:05:24 - Community Emails</em></p>
Aug 23, 2018
GI Show – Doom Eternal, Fallout 76, Battle For Azeroth
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/08/16/4225a5aa/Site-Player.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Javy Gwaltney, Andrew Reiner, and Matt Bertz talk about what it was like at QuakeCon 2018 and what Bethesda revealed about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/08/10/a-bigger-badder-bloodier-demon-fest">Doom Eternal's gameplay</a>,<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/fallout-76"> Fallout 76's PvP</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/06/12/five-things-we-love-about-this-frenzied-shooter">Rage 2</a>. Then Andy McNamara and Dan Tack join the show to share early impressions of their time in the seventh World of Warcraft expansion, Battle for Azeroth, and Jeff Marchiafava explains why he's enjoying the XCOM-like Phantom Doctrine. After some great community emails, we're joined by Game Informer's interns <a href="https://twitter.com/yacobg42">Jacob Geller</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/Derek_Swinhart">Derek Swinhart</a>, and <a href="https://twitter.com/CCJ1997">Camden Jones</a> to talk about their favorite games of all time and which feature they're most proud of.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 411 on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/411/411.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><em>2:10 - Doom Eternal<br /> 11:25 - Fallout 76<br /> 17:05 - Rage 2<br /> 23:00 - World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth<br /> 57:00 - Phantom Doctrine<br /> 1:02:20 - Community emails<br /> 1:51:38 - Game Informer interns Jacob Geller, Derek Swinhart, and Camden Jones</em></p>
Aug 16, 2018
GI Show – Dead Cells, Red Dead Redemption 2, Super Smash Bros
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/08/09/b1c5f22a/Site-DeadCells.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode&nbsp;Leo Vader, Jeff Cork, and Joe Juba share new, exclusive impressions from the magazine's cover story on Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Then Dan Tack, Kyle Hilliard, and Javy Gwaltney join the show to rave about Dead Cells and the new gameplay trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2. After some great community emails, Imran Khan and Suriel Vazquez help unpack the exciting Nintendo Direct on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and they explain why Dragon Ball FighterZ stole the show at Evo&nbsp;2018.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 410 on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/410/410.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><em>1:20 - Assassin's Creed Odyssey cover story impressions<br /> 12:16 - The Jackbox Party Pack 5<br /> 14:10 - Overcooked 2<br /> 17:50 - Dead Cells<br /> 31:10 - Red Dead Redemption 2<br /> 36:40 - Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Beta<br /> 43:10 - Dauntless<br /> 45:00 - Monster Hunter: World on PC<br /> 46:25 - We Happy Few<br /> 54:20 - Community emails<br /> 1:33:55 - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct<br /> 1:44:55 - Dragon Ball FighterZ and Evo&nbsp;20</em>18</p>
Aug 09, 2018
GI Show – Spider-Man, Madden 19, Overcooked 2 Interview
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/08/02/27f46a03/SiteSpiderman.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! We have an exciting, odd episode for you this week. First up, Andrew Reiner shares new details on his <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/08/02/four-fantastic-hours-with-spider-man">four hours with Insomniac's Spider-Man</a>. Then Javy Gwaltney talks about his <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/the-banner-saga-3/a-brutal-end-to-a-long-journey">review of The Banner Saga 3</a>. Matthew Kato and Matt Bertz are also on the show to talk about their time playing <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/madden-nfl-19/the-ups-and-downs-of-another-gripping-season">Madden NFL 19</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/06/20/six-changes-that-make-nhl-19-the-most-promising-hockey-game-of-the-generation">NHL 19</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/08/02/breaking-down-the-biggest-changes-coming-to-nba-2k19s-franchise-modes">NBA 2K19</a>. More sports than any mortal man can handle. After that, we're joined by a surprising celebrity guest to talk about his favorite game of all time and also&nbsp;Phil Duncan and Oli DeVine from Ghost Town Games to talk about the development of Overcooked 2. Oh, and some great community emails are in the mix as well. We hope you enjoy the episode!</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 409&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/409/409.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><em>1:40 - Spider-Man gameplay impressions<br /> 24:27 - The Banner Saga 3<br /> 34:20 - Madden NFL 19<br /> 43:17 - NBA 2K19<br /> 48:24 - NHL 19<br /> 53:40 - George Takei Interview<br /> 1:08:45 - Community emails<br /> 2:02:45 - Overcooked 2's Phil Duncan and Oli DeVine interview</em></p>
Aug 02, 2018
Answering Destiny 2: Forsaken's Lingering Questions
<p><a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/forsaken">This entire month</a> we've been revealing&nbsp;details about the content and changes coming to Destiny 2 with its first major expansion, Forsaken. But Destiny 2 is a big game, and while we had plenty of questions for the team at Bungie, we couldn't possibly ask them all. So for this special edition of The Game Informer Show, we're letting you ask a few! We sawt down with&nbsp;Destiny 2 game director Steve Cotton and Forsaken Project Lead Scott Taylor to get details about what kinds of new loot you can expect to drop in September,&nbsp;how&nbsp;lore and secrets will be distributed&nbsp;in the wake of the recent Whisper of the Worm quest, and throw in just a&nbsp;<em>hint</em>&nbsp;of horsin' around.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to this episode on SoundCloud</a>, or&nbsp;<a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/forsaken/d2forsaken.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p>To check out the rest of our Destiny 2: Forsaken coverage, click on the banner below to see our full month of features.</p> <p><a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/forsaken" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/06/28/740fee88/304forsaken_hub.jpg" typeof="Image" /></a></p>
Jul 27, 2018
GI Show – No Man's Sky Next, Mega Man X, Binding Of Isaac Interview
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/07/26/0474e7a8/Site-408.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, and Javy Gwaltney talk about picking No Man's Sky up again after a couple of years and what they think of the gameplay for <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/07/26/guy-in-the-sky-a-week-with-the-upgraded-no-mans-sky-day-3">No Man's Sky Next from Hello Games</a>. Then Suriel Vazquez joins the show to talk about the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/07/24/the-pros-and-cons-of-the-mega-man-x-collections">Mega Man X Legacy Collection</a> and the delightful WarioWare Gold on the Nintendo 3DS. After some great community emails and a shocking appearance by Dan Tack, we're joined by Edmund McMillen to talk about leaving Team Meat and Super Meat Boy behind for his work on Binding of Isaac: Four Souls.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 408&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/408/408.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><em>1:50 - No Man's Sky Next<br /> 21:40 - Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 &amp; 2<br /> 34:40 -</em>&nbsp;WarioWare Gold<br /> <em>49:05 - Community emails<br /> 1:39:50 - Edmund McMillen on Binding of Isaac: Four Souls</em></p>
Jul 26, 2018
GI Show – Our Top 5 Arcade Games, Barcades, Killer Queen Interview
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/07/19/22d46f83/Site-PAcManMontage.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Andy McNamara, Andrew Reiner, Ben Hanson, and Kyle Hilliard break down their favorite arcade games of all time. Then the co-founder of the barcade Up-Down, Josh Ivey, calls in to talk about what it's like to run such an establishment in 2018. After some great community emails, we're joined by Bumblebear's Nik Mikros and Josh DeBonis and Liquid Bit's Matt Tesch to talk about the origins of the arcade phenomenon Killer Queen and the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/e3-2018/2018/06/12/killer-queen-black-is-a-killer-game">upcoming version launching on the Nintendo Switch Killer Queen Black</a>.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 407&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/407/407%20Audio.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><em>1:50 -</em> <em>Pokémon GO Fest<br /> 5:20 - Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion<br /> 6:46 - Andy McNamara and Andrew Reiner's arcade history<br /> 14:40 - Moon Patrol<br /> 16:20 - Tempest<br /> 20:05&nbsp;- Virtual On<br /> 22:00 - Donkey Kong<br /> 26:55 - Double Dragon<br /> 28:28 - Donkey Kong again<br /> 29:55&nbsp;- Time Crisis<br /> 21:10 - Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors<br /> 34:22 - Ms Pac Man<br /> 38:50 - NBA Jam<br /> 41:05 - Killer Instinct<br /> 42:30 - Robotron 2084<br /> 45:05 - Street Fighter 2<br /> 52:20 - Galaga</em><br /> <em>56:20 - Star Wars Trilogy Arcade<br /> 57:55 - Star Wars Arcade<br /> 1:00:05 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles<br /> 1:02:20 - Sunset Riders<br /> 1:04:00 - Honorable mentions<br /> 1:08:20 - The barcade scene<br /> 1:11:10 - Up-Down Arcade Co-founder Josh Ivey Interview<br /> 1:23:25 - Community emails<br /> 2:09:03 - Killer Queen interview</em></p>
Jul 19, 2018
GI Show – Octopath Traveler, Sonic Mania Plus, Jurassic World Part 2
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/07/12/289df8b9/Site-Octolady.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Joe Juba unloads his thoughts on Octopath Traveler for the Nintendo Switch alongside Suriel Vazquez. Then Ben Reeves and Brian Shea join the podcast to talk about Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker's new ports and Sonic Mania Plus. After some great community emails (including some Metal Gear Solid V talk), we return to Isla Nublar and finish off the audio-only adventure game through Amazon Alexa called Jurassic World Revealed.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 406&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/406/406.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><em>2:30 - Octopath Traveler<br /> 24:30 - Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on Switch<br /> 30:00&nbsp;- Splatoon 2's Octo Expansion<br /> 31:15 - Sonic Mania Plus<br /> 35:24 - Resident Evil 0<br /> 38:38 - Hollow Knight on Switch<br /> 39:55 - Marvel Strike Force<br /> 41:35 - Hotel Transylvania 3: Monsters Overboard<br /> 43:45 - Community emails<br /> 1:33:00 - Jurassic World Revealed Audio Game Part Two</em></p>
Jul 12, 2018
GI Show – Destiny 2: Forsaken, 2018's Biggest Games, Back Of The Box Trivia
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/07/04/22e76757/Site-405.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Leo Vader, and Suriel Vazquez share exclusive, new details on Bungie's upcoming expansion <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/cover-reveal/2018/06/26/august-cover-revealed-destiny-2-forsaken">Destiny 2: Forsaken</a> based on our cover story trip. Then Kyle Hilliard joins the show as we bid on which 2018 game releases we're most excited to play, from Spider-Man on PS4 to Red Dead Redemption 2. After some great community emails, we kick off a special 4th of July-inspired round of back of the box game trivia.&nbsp;</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 405&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/405/405.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><em>1:30 - Destiny 2: Forsaken cover story details<br /> 27:20 - 2018's video game release calendar<br /> 1:12:40 - Community emails<br /> 1:51:40 - Back of the box game trivia</em></p>
Jul 05, 2018
Answering Anthem's Lingering Questions
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/06/29/04a614a4/Site-AnthemSepcial.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>All month long we've been <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/anthem">rolling out features highlighting Anthem</a> from BioWare.&nbsp;&nbsp;With this special edition of The Game Informer Show, we handed the reigns over to the community to figure out what you wanted to learn about the game. We pulled dozens and dozens of questions from the community and Skyped in the game's director, Jon Warner, to answer as many as he could. If we don't ask a question in this show, it's either becuase the team has already answered the question elsewhere in our coverage or they 100% aren't talking about it yet. We cover comparisons to Destiny 2, what they can say about progression, and much more. Let us know what you think in the comments below.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to this episode on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/AnthemSpecial/anthem.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div>
Jun 29, 2018
GI Show – Captain Spirit, Military Gaming, Jurassic World Audio Game
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/06/28/b3f9dcb0/Site-CaptainSpirit.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Jeff Cork, Joe Juba, and Suriel Vazquez talk about Dontnod's prequel to Life is Strange 2 called <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/the-awesome-adventures-of-captain-spirit/a-great-escape">The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit</a> and Lumines Remastered. Then intern Derek Swinhart and Javy Gwaltney join the show to talk about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/prey-mooncrash/prime-cut-paranoia">Prey's DLC Mooncrash</a> from Arkane Studios and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/feature/2018/06/21/coping-with-war-where-video-games-and-the-lives-of-soldiers-intersect">Javy's trip to Germany and Kuwait with the USO</a> to play Call of Duty: WWII with real soldiers and learn about playing games on military bases. After some great community emails, Andrew Reiner and Dan tack join the show in an attempt to play the new audio-only game for the Amazon Alexa called Jurassic World Revealed.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 403 on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/404/404.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><i>2:35 - The Awesome Adventures Of Captain Spirit<br /> 15:55 - Lumines Remastered</i><br /> <em>21:15 - Solid Snake in Super Bomberman R<br /> 24:00 - Westworld Finale/Mobile (Spoiler-Free)<br /> 31:00 - Prey Mooncrash DLC<br /> 42:50 - Javy's Trip With The USO To Visit Kuwait And Germany<br /> 1:10:55 - Community Emails<br /> 1:54:20 - Jurassic World Revealed Audio Game</em></p>
Jun 28, 2018
GI Show – Jurassic World Evolution, Lego Incredibles, E3's Underdogs
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/06/21/77a9f64f/Site-Rex.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Andrew Reiner, and Dan Tack talk about <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/jurassic-world-evolution/life-doesnt-always-find-a-way">Frontier Developments' Jurassic World Evolution</a> and how satisfying the game can be as a Jurassic Park fan. We also talk about the new, free-to-play battle royale game from Hi-Rez Studios Realm Royale and what it gets right. Then Kyle Hilliard joins the show for Mario Tennis Aces and to talk about Lego The Incredibles.&nbsp;After some great community emails alongside Andy McNamara, we're joined by Javy Gwaltney, Jeff Marchiafava, and Ben Reeves to mop up some promising games from E3 2018 that we didn't get a chance to cover on the show.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 403 on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="https://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/403/403audio.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.supermarcatobros.com/">You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.</a></i></p> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><i>3:45 - Unravel Two</i><br /> 6:05 - Jurassic World Evolution<br /> 22:50 - Realm Royale<br /> 28:55 - Mario Tennis Aces<br /> 30:10 - Lego The Incredibles<br /> 37:05 - The Incredibles 2 review<br /> 42:20 - Community emails<br /> 1:42:40 - E3's Underdogs<br /> 1:43:20 - Dying Light 2<br /> 1:47:30 - Generation Zero<br /> 1:52:00 - Super Meat Boy Forever<br /> 1:54:20 - Gearbox's Project 1v1<br /> 1:57:20 - Outer Wilds</p>
Jun 21, 2018
GI Show - Kingdom Hearts, Spider-Man, Developer Roundtable
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/06/14/98cdda5b/Site%3DMickey.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Game Informer's Kimberley Wallace, Brian Shea, and Kyle Hilliard talk about E3 2018 and what they thought of Cyberpunk 2077's romances, Spider-Man, Remedy's Control and much more. Then Lego DC Super Villain's Arthur Parsons, Hitman 2's director Jacob Mikkelsen, and legendary game composer Grant Kirkhope join the couch to talk about their favorite E3 moments and much more.</p> <p>You can watch the videos above,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="http://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/e32018finalday.mp3">download the MP3.</a></p>
Jun 15, 2018
GI Show - Cyberpunk 2077, Resident Evil 2, Developer Panel
<img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/06/13/58e178bd/Sitecyber.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>We're podcasting from E3 2018 with Game Informer editors talking about the most exciting games that they've seen at the show so far this year. First up, we have Ben Reeves, Imran Kahn, and Game Informer Australia's David Milner talking about Cyberpunk 2077, Resident Evil 2, and interviewing Miyazaki.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p>In the second half of the show, we have the CEO of Jackbox Games Mike Builder and VP of creative Allard Laban, Twisted Pixel's CEO Bill Muehl and creative director Josh Bear, and the VP of content for Oculus Jason Rubin about E3 2018 and much more.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p>You can watch the videos above,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="http://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/e32018day3.mp3">download the MP3.</a></p>
Jun 14, 2018
GI Show - Super Smash Bros, The Last Of Us 2, Developer Roundtable
<img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2018/06/12/79bae458/Site-Smash.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>We've seen a lot of games at E3 2018 so far and we're ready to talk about them! The day started out with the Nintendo Direct and also marked the first day of the show floor being open, so it was chaos. We're streaming the show from Los Angeles and will post the archive later on our site and the audio feed.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="http://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/E32018day2.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here.</a></p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p>In the second half of the show, we're joined by Forza Horizon 4's creative director Dan Greenawalt, Remedy's Thomas Puha to talk about Control, and the director for Ori and the Will of the Wisps Thomas Mahler to talk about E3 2018 from a developer's perspective.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div>
Jun 13, 2018
GI Show - Our Five Favorite Moments From E3 2018's Press Conferences
<img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2018/06/11/4f56db20/SiteE3-1.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome to E3 2018! We're streaming our podcast live from Los Angeles with Ben Hanson, Ben Reeves, Kyle Hilliard, and Imran Khan talking about their five favorite moments from the press conferences from EA, Microsoft, Bethesda, Square-Enix, Ubisoft, and Sony. We'll be back every night this week with more episodes featuring Game Informer editors and developers.</p> <p>You can watch the video above,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="http://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/E3Day1v2.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.</p>
Jun 12, 2018
Exclusive Impressions Of Anthem's Gameplay
<p>Surprise! Game Informer's <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2018/06/09/july-cover-revealed-anthem">next cover story is Anthem from BioWare</a>! Beyond what EA showed at the E3 press conference, Joe Juba and I know a lot about the game and have a lot to say. We visited BioWare in Edmonton to play the game and learn a mountain of information from the developers. This special edition podcast covers what we know about the game's story, what we think of the gameplay, and dozens more tiny details along the way. We also encourage you to read the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/feature/anthem/flying-to-a-new-frontier">full cover story by clicking here</a>, we put the entire thing online just for you! We hope you enjoy the discussion, we'll have a lot more interviews with the game's developers to share once E3 quiets down.</p> <p>You can watch the video below, <a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play</a>, <a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="http://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/9yasdf8g.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p>Click on the banner below to visit our updating hub of exclusive features.</p> <article class="embedded-entity"><a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/anthem"><div class="file file--type-image file--mimetype-image-jpeg file--view-mode-body-default-rendered"> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-uri field--type-file-uri field--label-hidden field__item"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2018/06/08/a199cc16/rueforability.jpg" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /></div> </div> </div> </a> </article>
Jun 09, 2018
GI Show – Dauntless, Vampyr, Danny O'Dwyer Interview
<img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2018/06/07/d5633a10/Site-402.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode&nbsp;Kyle Hilliard and Andrew Reiner talk about seeing new levels from the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2018/06/05/how-to-retrain-your-dragon">remaster of Spyro the Dragon</a> and a couple of fun Nintendo games. Then Jeff Cork talks about his time playing Far Cry 5's new Vietnam DLC, Hours Of Darkness, and Dan Tack talks about the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2018/05/24/new-gameplay-today-dauntless.aspx">Monster Hunter-like&nbsp;free-to-play Dauntless</a>. Brian Shea and Joe Juba are also on the show to discuss some exclusive chapters that we've played in <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/feature/octopath-traveler/a-tale-of-intertwined-destinies">Octopath Traveler for the Nintendo Switch</a> and some early impressions of Vampyr from Dontnod. After some great community emails, we're joined by Gamespot-alumn Danny O'Dwyer to talk about Noclip's <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/gamer-culture/2018/06/05/bethesda-game-studios-veterans-explain-their-design-processes">new documentary on Bethesda Game Studios</a> and Fallout 76.</p> <p>You can watch the video below,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/02/22/subscribe-to-the-game-informer-show-on-itunes.aspx">subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen to episode 402 on SoundCloud</a>, or <a href="http://gi9641r1.cachefly.net/gipodcast/402.mp3">download the MP3 by clicking here</a>.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <div class="ckeditor-brightcove"></div> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.supermarcatobros.com/">You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.</a></i></p> <p><i>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...</i></p> <p><i>1:45 - Spyro Reignited Trilogy</i><br /> <em>10:50 -&nbsp;Dillon's Dead-Heat Breakers<br /> 14:35 - Launching Game Informer's new site/E3 2018 planning<br /> 20:35 - Sushi Strikers on Nintendo Switch<br /> 23:40 - Far Cry 5's Hours of Darkness Vietnam DLC<br /> 34:15 - Dauntless<br /> 42:35 - Octopath Traveler<br /> 53:18 - Vampyr<br /> 1:02:45 - Community Emails<br /> 1:36:12 - Danny O'Dwyer Noclip Interview</em></p>
Jun 07, 2018