GI Show 106: Captivate 2012, Fez, PAX East

by Matt Helgeson on Apr 12, 2012 at 02:00 PM

This week, the Game Informer Show weighs in on two major game media events and a groundbreaking new platformer.

First up is our reaction to Capcom's Captivate 2012 press event. The venerable Japanese publisher debuted Lost Planet 3, and showed some new footage of the Devil May Cry reboot and Resident Evil 6. Host Matt Helgeson is joined by Andy Reiner and GI's Capcom nut Tim Turi. Listen in to hear a fully nude Tim break down the byzantine backstory of the RE series from memory. It's impressive!

Next up, Matt Miller stops by to talk about Phil Fish's Fez. This might look like just another retro, downloadable platformer, but it's far more than that. This game's perspective-shifting puzzles are truly mindblowing, making this one of the best downloadable games to come down the line since Braid and Super Meat Boy.

Finally, Dan Ryckert checks in with his impressions of the PAX East convention. PAX has become a major event, and there were a lot of high profile releases on display at the show. Dan runs down all his impression (and details some of his hijinks at the show and his terrorizing of the greater Boston metro area).