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GI Show – Final Fantasy XV Impressions, Oddworld's Lorne Lanning

by Ben Hanson on Apr 14, 2016 at 01:00 PM

It's an exciting episode of The Game Informer Show this week. Host Ben Hanson is joined by Joe Juba to talk about our trip to Square Enix and to share our exclusive impressions of playing Final Fantasy XV. After that Kyle Hilliard explains how he fell in love with Hyper Light Drifter and why it was specifically crafted in a lab for his tastes in gaming. Then Andrew Reiner shares his thoughts on the impressive, new reboot of Ratchet & Clank. The back half of the show this week features Lorne Lanning from Oddworld Inhabitants to talk about the upcoming "remake" of Abe's Exoddus, the intersection of Hollywood and games, and his concerns about the booming VR industry.

You can watch the video below, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes, or listen to episode 295 on SoundCloud. Also, be sure to send your emails to for a chance to have them answered on the show and win a prize by becoming Email of the Week!

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To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the timestamps below... 

4:12 - Our Final Fantasy XV impressions
38:52 - Hyper Light Drifter
47:10 - Enter the Gungeon
48:00 - Ratchet & Clank
54:10 - Listener emails
1:09:55 - Lorne Lanning interview
1:33:55 - Lanning's thoughts on fraud in the VR industry