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GI Show - Half-Life: Alyx, GOTY Chat Pt. 3, Death Stranding Performance Artist Justin Leeper

This week's show features talks on Half-Life: Alyx, some of our favorite picks for games of the year, and community emails. We also have a chat with Justin Leeper, who did performance capture for Kojima's Death Stranding.
News
News

Here Are The Free Games You'll Get In December With PlayStation Plus And Xbox Live Gold

From Jurassic World Evolution to Titanfall 2, players will have two big adventures to go on on both systems.
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Feature

The 2019 Holiday Buyers Guide

Looking for the perfect gift? We've got all the best toys and tech from 2019 right here.
Video
Video

The 2019 Extra Life Stream Archive Is Here

Join us for the archive of our 2019 Extra Life live stream with all the karaoke belting, bug-eating, sleep-deprived insanity you've come to expect from Game Informer.
News
News

Facebook Acquires Beat Saber Developer

Beat Games says it will continue to develop the title and post-launch features for all platforms simultaneously.
Review
Review

Shenmue III Review – Pained Nostalgia

After 18 years, Ryo is back and he hasn't learned a thing in his time away.
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Preview

Rewriting Prehistory With Return To Jurassic Park

We play through two missions of the upcoming Return to Jurassic Park expansion for Jurassic World Evolution.
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Preview

Battletoads Preview – Zitz And All

We go hands on with the upcoming revival of the classic beat-'em-up series.
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Column

Top Of The Table – Tapestry

Stonemaier Games’ latest board game draws inspiration from Civilization and other simulations of human history, but charts its own course for emergent storytelling and strategy
video interview
video interview

Inside The Open World Of Diablo IV

Game Director Luis Barriga and Art Director John Mueller explain their vision for Blizzard's reinvention of the series.
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replay

Replay – Silent Hill: Downpour Part 2

Join us today on Replay as we delve back into the spookiness that is Silent Hill: Downpour.
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Preview

Microsoft Flight Simulator Preview – Soaring To New Heights

We learn all about the technology behind the impressive return of Microsoft's long-running series.
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Preview

CrossfireX Preview – Making A Push For Global Domination

We speak to the two teams bringing one of the biggest shooters in the world to a mainstream audience.
Feature
Feature

How To Master The Wild Area In Pokémon Sword & Shield

Looking to get lost in Pokémon's newest edition? Here are a few tips to guide your quest through the Galar region's largest zone.
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video podcast

GI Show – Stadia, X019, Shenmue III, & GOTY Conversations Pt. 2

We talk about our experience with Stadia, news from Microsoft's X019, playing Shenmue III, plus community emails and part two of our Game of the Year team discussions.
Review
Review

Superliminal Review – A Matter Of Perspective

Superliminal is a puzzle game that attempts to explore those feelings and the fuzzy logic that only exists inside our dreams.
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Feature

Back To School: The Stories Behind Final Fantasy VIII

We asked Final Fantasy VIII's original director, Yoshinori Kitase, about his behind-the-scenes stories from the development this classic school-focused RPG.
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news

Valve Releases Details On Half-Life: Alyx

More information on Valve's upcoming VR title has been unveiled today.
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News

Introducing Game Informer's Newest Video Editor

Alex Stadnik joins the video team at GI under the tutelage of the E3 King himself, Leo Vader.
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News

Gearbox Announces Borderlands 3 DLC, Moxxi's Heist Of The Handsome Jackpot

The first Borderlands 3 DLC, Moxxi's Heist of The Handsome Jackpot, releases December 19.
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video feature

New Gameplay Today – Shenmue III

Yu Suzuki's game is finally available. Was it worth the wait? Hmmm...
News
News

Valve To Unveil Half-Life: Alyx For VR On Thursday

Half-Life fans have long waited for a conclusion to Half-Life 2, and Valve may finally be coming around on the idea of returning to this beloved story.
video interview
video interview

Inside The Story Of Overwatch 2 With Lead Writer Michael Chu

Learn how the team is planning for a journey into untested waters with fan-favorite characters.
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video feature

New Gameplay Today – Google Stadia

Google's game-streaming platform is almost out – but is it ready? Kind of?
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feature

An Exclusive Tour Of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands' Revendreth

Join us for a look at an upcoming zone filled with vampiric aristocracy, discarded aberrations, gargoyles, and midnight carriage rides.
Feature
Feature

Confronting The Challenges Of Moderating Online Games

We chatted with leaders across the industry to learn how they're approaching the ever-growing and complex issue.
review
review

Google Stadia Reviewed – Against The Stream

Stadia’s streaming tech is impressive, but the platform needs development.
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replay

Replay – Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

We played an hour of a Star Wars classic.
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news

Path of Exile 2 Announced At Exilecon

Get ready to dive into the ARPG with a whole new campaign and a massive overhaul.
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Feature

Brass Lion: Standing Up

Three industry vets form Brass Lion to bring their voices to the fight
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video interview

110 Rapid-Fire Questions With Overwatch 2's Jeff Kaplan

Reiner grills Jeff from the Overwatch team on the future of the series.
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video podcast

GI Show - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Pokémon Sword & Shield, Game of the Year Chats

We tackle two video game giants, explore some recent game releases, and begin a multi-part segment on our Games of the Year.
Review
Review

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review – A Turbulent Thrill Ride

Respawn Entertainment's maiden voyage with Star Wars is largely a success, but it's a little rough around the edges.
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video feature

New Gameplay Today – Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order's Opening

We show off the beginning of Respawn's latest sci-fi/fantasy adventure.
News
News

Halo Reach Set To Drop Into The Master Chief Collection In December

The release of Bungie's last Halo game marks the completion of the collection for Xbox fans but the start of the journey for Steam users.
X019
X019

Final Fantasy And Yakuza Games Are Coming To Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft announced over 50 games that will be added to its subscription service starting today and moving into 2020.
X019
X019

Frontier Announces Jurassic World Evolution: Return To Jurassic Park

The expansion is set to hit next month.
News
News

Dontnod’s New Game, Tell Me Why, Promotes Transgender Equality

At X019, Xbox Game Studios announced Tell Me Why, the new game from Dontnod Entertainmet, that tackles childhood trauma while advocating transgender equality.
Preview
Preview

10 Exciting Details About Obsidian’s Grounded 

We spent a day at Obsidian checking out the game and walked away with this list of 10 reasons you should be excited about this offbeat project. 
News
News

Rare Works Its Whimsical Magic In The New World Of Everwild

The UK based studio looks to transport players to a mythical world in its newest IP.
News
News

Obsidian Announces Microscale Survival Game, Grounded

Do you like Honey, I Shrunk The Kids? Obsidian has a survival game for you!
PSA
PSA

Watch Microsoft's X019 Celebration Livestream Here

A special Inside Xbox stream is set for 2pm CST, and you can watch it right here, so don't go anywhere.
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video feature

New Gameplay Today – World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands' Bastion

In today's episode, we've died and gone to heaven! Or at least the nondenominational World of Warcraft version.
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video feature

A Spoiler-Filled Review And Discussion Of The Mandalorian

The Game Informer crew dives deep into the lore of the first live-action Star Wars series on Disney+.
Preview
Preview

Sparklite Preview — The Culmination of A Dream In The Indie Scene

For Red Blue Games co-founders Edward and Lucas Rowe, developing games has always been intertwined with their indescribable bond as twin brothers. 
Review
Review

Need For Speed Heat Review – The Return Of The Reboot

There's plenty to do in Palm City – night or day – in this solid entry in the series.
Cover Story
Cover Story

An Exclusive Look At Pokémon Sword And Shield

Before the release of Pokémon Sword and Shield, read our big cover story from the November issue.
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video feature

New Gameplay Today – Diablo IV's World Boss

Today, we take on a massive pest with a little help from nearly a dozen of our closest friends. Take a hike, Ashava!
Review
Review

Pokémon Sword & Shield Review – Maxing Out The Pokémon Formula

Pokémon Sword & Shield deliver a new generation of creatures to capture throughout a consistently enjoyable adventure.
review
review

Disco Elysium Review – Living On The Edge And Loving It

This investigative RPG surprises and delights with its complex world, fantastic dialogue, and ability to convey a constant struggle with the warring facets of one’s own mind.

Poll

Which 2020 Game Are You Most Excited For?

Animal Crossing: New Horizons
7%
Avengers
5%
Cyberpunk 2077
30%
Doom Eternal
2%
Dying Light 2
3%
Elden Ring
4%
Final Fantasy VII Remake
14%
Ghost of Tsushima
6%
Halo: Infinite
10%
The Last of Us Part 2
13%
Nioh 2
0%
Predator: Hunting Grounds
0%
Resident Evil 3
6%
Watch Dogs: Legion
2%
Total votes: 301
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