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GI Show – Spider-Man, Ernest Cline, Adam Boyes Interview

by Ben Hanson on Apr 05, 2018 at 06:00 PM

Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Ben Hanson, Leo Vader, Kyle Hilliard, and Andrew Reiner share new, exclusive details on Insomniac's Spider-Man based on their gameplay-filled cover story trip. Then we talk about the latest round of the ongoing rivalry between PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Epic's Fortnite, including PUBG's new "Savage" map. Elise joins the podcast to talk about Minit and also answer a bunch of fun community emails, and we're also joined by Ready Player One's author Ernest Cline to talk about Spielberg and games, then Iron Galaxy's Adam Boyes to discuss Extinction, working at Capcom and Sony, and his career as a whole. It's a big show – tell a friend if you enjoy it!

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

3:45 - New Spider-Man Gameplay Impressions
37:40 - PUBG vs. Fortnite
45:10 - Minit
51:35 - Community emails
1:27:20 - Ernest Cline/Ready Player One interview
1:51:15 - Adam Boyes interview