RSS - The Game Informer Show https://www.gameinformer.com/ en GI Show – Hitman 3, Resident Evil Village, And IO-Interactive Interview https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2021/01/21/gi-show-hitman-3-resident-evil-village-and-io <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2021/01/21/4f887806/gishow_536.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/hitman-3/hitman-3-review-a-killer-conclusion" target="_blank">Hitman 3</a>, <a href="https://store.steampowered.com/app/1240210/There_Is_No_Game_Wrong_Dimension/" target="_blank">There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/when-the-past-was-around" target="_blank">When the Past Was Around</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/valorant/valorant-review-the-old-is-new-again" target="_blank">Valorant</a>. We also run down all of the recent&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/01/19/resident-evil-village-trailer-reveals-more-plot-details-locations-monsters" target="_blank">Resident Evil Village</a>&nbsp;news. At the end of the show,&nbsp;we interview IO-Interactive's game director Mattias Engström and&nbsp;executive producer Forest Swartout Large about their work on <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/hitman3" target="_blank">Hitman 3 </a>and how they design levels with comedy in mind.&nbsp;It's a full show, but we make time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails in there somewhere. So please join Jeff Cork, Liana Ruppert, Alex Van Aken, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em></p> <p>00:00 – Introduction</p> <p>00:02:20 - Hitman 3</p> <p>00:12:30 – Valorant</p> <p>00:17:20 – When the Past Was Around</p> <p>00:23:00 – There is No Game Wrong Dimension</p> <p>00:25:53 – Resident Evil Village Showcase News</p> <p>00:39:51 – Community Emails</p> <p>00:59:12 – Required Reading</p> <p>01:09:50 – Get Rekt</p> <p>01:14:44 – Hitman 3 Developer Interview</p> Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:46:12 CST Ben Reeves 112624 GI Show – Star Wars, Indiana Jones, And An Interview With Night School Studio https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2021/01/14/gi-show-star-wars-indiana-jones-and-an-interview <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2021/01/14/e5f9ea94/gishow_535.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/red-dead-redemption-ii/an-open-world-western-for-the-ages-0" target="_blank">Red Dead Redemption II</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/video-feature/new-gameplay-today/2020/10/23/new-gameplay-today-little-nightmares-ii" target="_blank">Little Nightmares II</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/games/sonic_mania/b/xboxone/archive/2017/08/14/sonic-mania-game-informer-review.aspx" target="_blank">Sonic Mania</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/opinion/2021/01/13/why-scott-pilgrim-is-still-one-of-the-best-2d-brawlers" target="_blank">Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game</a>. We're joined by the co-founders of Night School Studio&nbsp;Adam Hines and&nbsp;Sean Krankel who reflect on their time making games like <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/games/oxenfree/b/pc/archive/2016/01/15/oxenfree-review-game-informer.aspx" target="_blank">Oxenfree</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/afterparty/afterparty-review-worth-the-hangover" target="_blank">Afterparty</a>, and Mr. Robot:1.51exfiltrati0n.&nbsp;It's a full show, but we make time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails where we spend a good deal of time talking about the recent Lucasfilm Games' <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/01/12/bethesda-reveals-new-indiana-jones-game" target="_blank">Indiana Jones</a> and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/01/13/new-star-wars-game-coming-from-ubisoft-and-lucasfilm-games" target="_blank">Star Wars&nbsp;announcements</a>. So please join Joe Juba, Jeff Cork, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Red Dead Online: 00:01:36<br /> Sonic The Hedgehog Series: 00:04:03<br /> Ratchet and Clank 2016: 00:10:19<br /> Grindstone: 00:13:31<br /> Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game&nbsp;– Complete Edition: 00:16:21<br /> Yakuza Series: 00:21:03<br /> Tetris Effect: 00:25:52<br /> Little Nightmares II: 00:27:00<br /> Night School Studio Interview: 00:32:48<br /> Community Emails: 00:54:34<br /> Lucasfilm Games Announcements: 00:55:01</em></p> Thu, 14 Jan 2021 14:13:00 CST Ben Reeves 112547 GI Show – Super Meat Boy Forever Review And The Games Of 2021 https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2021/01/07/gi-show-super-meat-boy-forever-review-and-the-games <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2021/01/07/307ea012/gishow_534.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we talk about some of the game's we played over the holiday break,&nbsp;including:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/super-meat-boy-forever" target="_blank">Super Meat Boy Forever</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/slay-the-spire/a-dazzling-dungeon-dive" target="_blank">Slay The Spire</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/airborne-kingdom" target="_blank">Airborne Kingdom</a>. Then we run down the current release calendar for the year, and spend some time talking about the big, upcoming&nbsp;games we're excited to play,&nbsp;including: <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/12/15/new-resident-evil-village-screenshots-and-details-revealed" target="_blank">Resident Evil Village</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/new-gameplay-today-live/2020/12/17/new-gameplay-today-live-back-4-blood" target="_blank">Back 4 Blood</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/gamescom-2020/2020/08/27/an-impressive-extended-look-at-ratchet-clank-rift-apart" target="_blank">Ratchet &amp; Clank: Rift Apart</a>.&nbsp;Finally, we take&nbsp;some time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails. So please join Kimberly Wallace, Marcus Stewart, Alex Van Aken, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em></p> <p>00:00:00 - Introduction</p> <p>00:01:57 - Super Meatboy Forever</p> <p>00:09:15 – Airborne Kingdom</p> <p>00:12:40 – Slay the Spire</p> <p>00:16:55 - Games of 2021 To Look Forward To</p> <p>01:04:00 - Community Emails</p> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:30:00 CST Ben Reeves 112469 GI Show – Looking Back At The Best Games Of 2020 https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/12/31/gi-show-looking-back-at-the-best-games-of-2020 <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/12/22/88f3688f/gishow_533.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;All Elite Wrestling's project coordinator and referee extraordinaire<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/12/23/aews-aubrey-edwards-on-her-journey-through-game-development-pro-wrestling-and-aew-games" target="_blank">&nbsp;Aubrey Edwards </a>joins us to talk about some of the best games of 2020, including:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/goty-2020/2020/12/18/game-of-the-year-countdown-5-ori-and-the-will-of-the-wisps" target="_blank">Ori and the Will of the Wisps</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/goty-2020/2020/12/15/game-of-the-year-countdown-8-half-life-alyx" target="_blank">Half-Life: Alyx</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/goty-2020/2020/12/22/game-of-the-year-countdown-1-the-last-of-us-part-ii" target="_blank">The Last of Us Part II</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/streets-of-rage-4/streets-of-rage-4-review-return-to-the-old-school-neighborhood" target="_blank">Streets of Rage 4</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/crash-bandicoot-4-its-about-time/crash-bandicoot-4-its-about-time-review-precision" target="_blank">Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/marvels-spider-man-miles-morales/marvels-spider-man-miles-morales-review-an-electrifying" target="_blank">Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/goty-2020/2020/12/14/game-of-the-year-countdown-9-final-fantasy-vii-remake" target="_blank">Final Fantasy VII Remake</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/goty-2020/2020/12/16/game-of-the-year-countdown-7-assassins-creed-valhalla" target="_blank">Assassin’s Creed Valhalla</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/goty-2020/2020/12/17/game-of-the-year-countdown-6-animal-crossing-new-horizons" target="_blank">Animal Crossing: New Horizons</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/carto/carto-review-putting-the-pieces-together" target="_blank">Carto</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/cyberpunk-2077/cyberpunk-2077-review-a-wild-time-in-night-city" target="_blank">Cyberpunk 2077</a>. It's a good, long talk, but of course, we sneak in some time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails. So please join Jeff Cork, Joe Juba, Marcus Stewart, Aubrey Edwards, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em></p> <p><em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Aubrey Edwards Intro: 00:00:40<br /> Best Games of 2020: 00:05:55<br /> Fortnite: 00:06:34<br /> Streets of Rage 4: 00:08:56<br /> Cyberpunk 2077: 00:10:41<br /> Animal Crossing: New Horizons: 00:14:42<br /> Ori and the Will of the Wisps: 00:18:28<br /> Immortals Fenyx Rising: 00:19:18<br /> Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time: 00:22:03<br /> Final Fantasy VII Remake: 00:25:55<br /> Carto: 00:31:48<br /> Half-Life: Alyx: 00:34:32<br /> Yakuza: Like A Dragon: 00:36:15<br /> Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: 00:40:39<br /> Assassin's Creed Valhalla: 00:44:13<br /> Pikmin 3 Deluxe: 00:48:23<br /> The Last of Us Part II: 00:53:04<br /> Community Emails: 01:02:15</em></p> Thu, 31 Dec 2020 14:00:00 CST Ben Reeves 112402 GI Show – Hitman 3 And The Best Games To Play With Friends https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/12/24/gi-show-hitman-3-and-the-best-games-to-play-with <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/12/23/8e8b1662/gishow_532b.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we continue our wrap up of the year. Instead of talking about all the games we've been playing recently, we look back&nbsp;and talk about some of our favorite multiplayer games from 2020, such as:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/11/30/new-phasmophobia-prison-level-beta-is-live" target="_blank">Phasmophobia</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/call-of-duty-warzone/call-of-duty-warzone-review-coming-back-for-more" target="_blank">Call of Duty: Warzone</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/animal-crossing-new-horizons/a-wholesome-island-oasis-animal-crossing-new-horizons-review" target="_blank">Animal Crossing: New Horizons</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/among-us/among-us-review-better-late-than-never" target="_blank">Among Us</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/sackboy-a-big-adventure/sackboy-a-big-adventure-review-a-delightful-companion-piece" target="_blank">Sackboy: A Big Adventure</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/apex-legends" target="_blank">Apex Legends</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/sea-of-thieves" target="_blank">Sea of Thieves</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/fall-guys-ultimate-knockout/fall-guys-ultimate-knockout-review-ridiculous-revelry" target="_blank">Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/the-game-awards-2020/2020/12/10/left-4-dead-spiritual-successor-back-4-blood-revealed-with-two" target="_blank">Back 4 Blood</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/wasteland-3/wasteland-3-review-a-cold-day-in-hell" target="_blank">Wasteland 3</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/overwatch" target="_blank">Overwatch</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/moving-out/moving-out-review-packed-with-frustration" target="_blank">Moving Out</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/destiny-2-beyond-light/destiny-2-beyond-light-review-smaller-world-new-trajectory" target="_blank">Destiny 2: Beyond Light</a>,&nbsp;Jackbox Party Pack 7.&nbsp;</p> <p>Next we talk about Game Informer's newest cover game: Hitman 3. Developer&nbsp;IO Interactive shared with us what it has planned for the conclusion of its Hitman World of Assassination trilogy. Finally, we close out the show with another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails. So please join Blake Hester, Liana Ruppert, Jeff Cork, Jason Guiso, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em></p> <p><em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Best Multiplayer Games of 2020: 00:02:31<br /> Phasmophobia: 00:02:47<br /> Call of Duty: Warzone/Black Ops Cold War: 00:04:59<br /> Animal Crossing: New Horizons: 00:08:58<br /> Among Us: 00:10:52<br /> Sackboy: A Big Adventure: 00:13:05<br /> Apex Legends: 00:14:19<br /> Sea of Thieves: 00:19:15<br /> Fall Guys: 00:24:14<br /> Back 4 Blood: 00:27:11<br /> Wasteland 3: 00:30:50<br /> Overwatch: 00:31:52<br /> Discord Screen Share: 00:36:29<br /> Moving Out: 00:37:53<br /> Destiny 2: 00:39:45<br /> Jackbox: 00:41:40<br /> Exclusive Hitman 3 Impressions: 00:43:39<br /> Community Emails: 01:05:22</em></p> Thu, 24 Dec 2020 14:00:00 CST Ben Reeves 112378 GI Show – Most Underrated Games Of 2020 And Back 4 Blood Impressions https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/12/17/gi-show-most-underrated-games-of-2020-and-back-4 <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/12/17/b91dfc67/gishow_ep531.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we do something a little bit different. Instead of talking about all the games we've been playing recently, we look back over the year and talk about some of our favorite overlooked gems, such as: <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/chicken-police" target="_blank">Chicken Police</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/manifold-garden" target="_blank">Manifold Garden</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/news/2018/10/10/get-a-first-look-at-surreal-adventure-game-creaks-in-debut-trailer" target="_blank">Creaks</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/08/06/roguelike-cavern-delver-undermine-launches-today" target="_blank">UnderMine</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/gears-tactics/gears-tactics-review-impressive-battles-in-a-quagmire-war" target="_blank">Gears Tactics</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/livestream/new-gameplay-today/2020/12/08/new-gameplay-today-live-monster-sanctuary" target="_blank">Monster Sanctuary</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/necrobarista/necrobarista-review-tasty-coffee-and-heartfelt-life-lessons" target="_blank">Necrobarista</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/new-gameplay-today/new-gameplay-today/2020/12/11/new-gameplay-today-alba-a-wildlife-adventure" target="_blank">Alba: A Wildlife Adventure</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/new-gameplay-today/new-gameplay-today/2020/05/12/huntdown-new-gameplay-today" target="_blank">Huntdown</a>, Morbid: The Seven Acolytes, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/sakura-wars/sakura-wars-review-a-delightful-return-to-the-stage" target="_blank">Sakura Wars</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/inside-xbox/2020/05/07/call-of-the-sea-brings-mystery-and-secrets-to-xbox-series-x" target="_blank">Call of the Sea</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/the-last-campfire" target="_blank">The Last Campfire</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/ikenfell" target="_blank">Ikenfell</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/monster-train/monster-train-review-delightfully-devious-deckbuilding" target="_blank">Monster Train</a>.</p> <p>Then we revisit The Game Award winners and settle a&nbsp;bet. We then take some time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails. Finally, we close out the show with&nbsp;Alex Stadnik and Alex Van Aken who talk about their hands-on time with&nbsp;Turtle Rock Studios' upcoming 4-player zombie shooter Back 4 Blood. So please join Kim Wallace, Dan Tack, Marcus Stewart, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em></p> <p><em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Most Underrated Games of 2020: 00:03:45<br /> Undermine: 00:04:09<br /> Gears Tactics: 00:06:09<br /> Monster Sanctuary: 00:08:17<br /> Necrobarista: 00:10:55<br /> Manifold Garden: 00:13:31<br /> Alba: A Wildlife Adventure: 00:14:58<br /> Huntdown: 00:18:55<br /> Morbid: The Seven Acolytes: 00:20:52<br /> Sakura Wars: 00:23:06<br /> Creaks: 00:25:54<br /> Call of the Sea: 00:27:37<br /> The Last Campfire: 00:31:18<br /> Monster Train: 00:34:51<br /> Ikenfell: 00:36:59<br /> Chicken Police: 00:39:29<br /> The Game Awards Recap: 00:41:30<br /> Community Emails: 01:02:44<br /> Back 4 Blood Closed Alpha Impressions: 01:47:32<br /> Back 4 Blood Developer Interview: 02:02:13</em></p> Thu, 17 Dec 2020 12:30:00 CST Ben Reeves 112333 GI Show – Cyberpunk 2077 Review And Eugene Jarvis Interview https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/12/10/gi-show-cyberpunk-2077-review-and-eugene-jarvis <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/12/09/19a15be5/gishow_ep530a.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently.&nbsp;Okay, it's just <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/cyberpunk-2077/cyberpunk-2077-review-a-wild-time-in-night-city" target="_blank">Cyberpunk 2077</a>, but that game is still a handful. We're also joined by community member Bob Buel (of the <a href="https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/99-questions-bob-buel-QHmpP3NenOZ/#:~:text=ABOUT%20THIS%20PODCAST,Hosted%20by%20Bob%20Buel." target="_blank">99 Questions</a> podcast), who won an auction during Extra Life to be on the show, and he talks about some games he's been playing, like <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/astros-playroom/astros-playroom-review-a-welcome-celebration" target="_blank">Astro's Playroom</a> and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/tetris-effect-connected" target="_blank">Tetris Effect: Connected</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>At the end of the show,&nbsp;we interview arcade industry vet&nbsp;Eugene Jarvis&nbsp;who talks about his work on games like Defender, Robotron, and Smash TV.&nbsp;Jarvis also shares more about how fans would try to cheat old arcade games for free plays.&nbsp;It's a full show, but we make time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails in there somewhere. So please join Kim Wallace, Andrew Reiner, Liana Ruppert, Bob Buel, Alex Van Aken, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Cyberpunk 2077: 00:01:42<br /> Astro's Playroom: 00:29:22<br /> Tetris Effect Connected: 00:30:48<br /> Community Emails: 00:32:49<br /> Get Rekt: 01:09:07</em></p> <p><em>Eugene Jarvis Interview:&nbsp; 01:14:49</em></p> Thu, 10 Dec 2020 13:26:40 CST Ben Reeves 112228 The Game Awards 2020 Predictions GI Edition https://www.gameinformer.com/video/the-game-informer-show/2020/12/07/the-game-awards-2020-predictions-gi-edition <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/12/03/4e449d72/gishow_gameawardssenew.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p><a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/11/18/here-are-the-nominees-for-the-2020-game-awards" target="_blank">The Game Awards 2020</a> is set to air this Thursday,&nbsp;December 10 at&nbsp;6:00 PM CST. While we know that 2020 was a remarkable year in the world of video games, we don't yet know how journalists and fans will vote. Will The Last of Us Part II walk away with all of the awards? Will Hades be crowned game of the year? Could Yakuza: Like a Dragon be snubbed altogether? In this Game Informer podcast extra, Liana Ruppert, Marcus Stewart, Blake Hester, Alex Stadnik, and Ben Reeves try their best to predict the big winners&nbsp;as well as forecast some of the new game announcements.&nbsp;</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Best Debut Game: 00:02:58<br /> Best Multiplayer Game: 00:06:08<br /> Best Sports/Racing Game: 00:10:09<br /> Best Sim/Strategy Game: 00:12:49<br /> Best Family Game: 00:16:07<br /> Best Fighting Game: 00:18:27<br /> Best RPG: 00:21:14<br /> Best Action Game: 00:24:51<br /> Best VR/AR Game: 00:27:02<br /> Innovation in Accessibility: 00:28:12<br /> Best Indie Game: 00:29:06<br /> Best Ongoing Game: 00:31:20<br /> Best Performance: 00:33:34<br /> Best Audio Design: 00:37:11<br /> Best Score/Music: 00:39:31<br /> Best Art Direction: 00:42:40<br /> Best Narrative: 00:46:35<br /> Best Game Direction: 00:53:22<br /> Game of the Year: 00:56:51<br /> Game Awards Announcements Predictions: 01:05:44</em><br /> &nbsp;</p> Mon, 07 Dec 2020 17:40:00 CST Ben Reeves 112155 GI Show – Immortals Fenyx Rising Review And Developer Interview https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/12/03/gi-show-immortals-fenyx-rising-review-and-developer <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/12/03/dc4c171c/gishow_ep529.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/immortals-fenyx-rising/immortals-fenyx-rising-review-divine-inspiration" target="_blank">Immortals Fenyx Rising</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/yakuza-like-a-dragon/yakuza-like-a-dragon-review-a-new-hero-takes-his-turn" target="_blank">Yakuza: Like A Dragon</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/half-life-alyx/half-life-alyx-review-an-amazing-return-to-city-17" target="_blank">Half-Life: Alyx</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/11/17/first-look-at-new-phasmophobia-prison-level-looks-like-a-big-pile-of-nope" target="_blank">Phasmophobia</a>.&nbsp;At the end of the show,&nbsp;we interview Immortals Fenyx Rising's game director&nbsp;Scott Phillips who talks about the challenges of designing&nbsp;puzzles and how his work on the Saints Row series influenced his game creation process.&nbsp;It's a full show, but we make time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails in there somewhere. So please join Brian&nbsp;Shea, Liana Ruppert, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Immortals Fenyx Rising: 00:01:42<br /> Yakuza: Like A Dragon: 00:17:43<br /> Half-Life: Alyx: 00:24:06<br /> Phasmophobia: 00:33:36<br /> Community Emails: 00:35:25<br /> Immortals Fenyx Rising Interview: 01:12:43</em></p> Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:43:00 CST Ben Reeves 112143 GI Show – Why We Can't Stop Playing Destiny 2, Call of Duty: Cold War, and Demon's Souls https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/11/26/gi-show-why-we-cant-stop-playing-destiny-2-call-of <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/11/25/59a72978/gishow_528_new.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/call-of-duty-black-ops-cold-war/call-of-duty-black-ops-cold-war-review-mind-games-and" target="_blank">Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/kentucky-route-zero/kentucky-route-zero-review-a-surreal-road-trip" target="_blank">Kentucky Route Zero</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/demons-souls-ps5/demons-souls-review-hello-dark-souls-my-old-friend" target="_blank">Demon's Souls</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/pumpkin-jack" target="_blank">Pumpkin Jack</a>. Then, we interview Josh Tsui, the director of the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.insertcoindoc.com/" target="_blank">documentary Insert Coin</a>, which chronicles the success of Midway during its arcade heyday, which saw the release of games like Narc, Mortal Kombat, NBA Jam, and Smash TV.&nbsp;It's a full show, but we make time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails in there somewhere. So please join Blake Hester, Liana Ruppert, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Kentucky Route Zero: 00:01:58<br /> Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War: 00:08:24<br /> Demon's Souls: 00:19:46<br /> PS5 Controller Haptics/Adaptive Triggers: 00:22:08<br /> Destiny 2: Beyond Light: 00:26:14<br /> Pumpkin Jack: 00:31:48<br /> Community Emails: 00:33:39<br /> Josh Tsui Interview: 01:21:28</em></p> Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:00:00 CST Ben Reeves 112080 Insomniac On Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales' Cinematic Action And Characters https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/11/20/insomniac-on-marvels-spider-man-miles-morales <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/11/18/ad6b097d/gishow_milesmoralesspecialedition.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this Game Informer podcast extra, we&nbsp;interview several members of the Insomniac team who helped develop Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales. We speak with creative director Brian Horton,&nbsp;game director Cameron Christian, and&nbsp;art director Jason Hickey about how they&nbsp;worked to include&nbsp;the suit from <em>Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse </em>and why their combat looks so cinematic.&nbsp;About halfway through the interview we issue a spoiler warning so we can talk about the story and why Insomniac changed a few popular comic characters.&nbsp;</p> <p>If you like this podcast extra and would like to see more of them in the future, drop us a line at <a href="mailto:Podcast@gameinformer.com">Podcast@gameinformer.com</a>.&nbsp;Enjoy the interview.</p> Fri, 20 Nov 2020 12:00:08 CST Ben Reeves 112005 GI Show – Call of Duty: Cold War, Hyrule Warriors, And Demon's Souls Reviews https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/11/19/gi-show-call-of-duty-cold-war-hyrule-warriors-and <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/11/19/514bcdc6/gishow_527.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/call-of-duty-black-ops-cold-war/call-of-duty-black-ops-cold-war-review-mind-games-and" target="_blank">Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/hyrule-warriors-age-of-calamity/hyrule-warriors-age-of-calamity" target="_blank">Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/demons-souls-ps5/demons-souls-review-hello-dark-souls-my-old-friend" target="_blank">Demon's Souls</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/11/17/destiny-2-beyond-light-salvations-grip-quest-impersonation-moment-happened-because-of" target="_blank">Destiny 2: Beyond Light</a>. Then, we take a deep dive into the game gracing the cover of our magazine this month:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/cover-reveal/2020/11/17/cover-reveal-immortals-fenyx-rising" target="_blank">Immortals Fenyx Rising</a>.&nbsp;It's a full show, but we make time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails in there somewhere. So please join Brian Shea, Dan Tack, Matt Miller, Liana Ruppert, Alex Van Aken, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00</em></p> <p><em>Demon's Souls Remake: 00:01:05</em></p> <p><em>Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War: 00:12:55</em></p> <p><em>Destiny 2: Beyond Light: 00:26:30</em></p> <p><em>Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity: 00:48:21</em></p> <p><em>Immortals Fenyx Rising: 00:50:50</em></p> <p><em>Community Emails: 01:12:12</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Nov 2020 18:14:46 CST Ben Reeves 111988 GI Show – Assassin's Creed Valhalla And Sackboy: A Big Adventure Reviews https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/11/12/gi-show-assassins-creed-valhalla-and-sackboy-a-big <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/11/11/c53ae71c/gishow_526.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/assassins-creed-valhalla/assassins-creed-valhalla-review-a-saga-worthy-of-song" target="_blank">Assassin's Creed Valhalla</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2020/10/26/six-things-you-need-to-know-about-littlebigplanet-spinoff-sackboy-a-big">Sackboy: A Big Adventure</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/nba-2k21/nba-2k21-review-living-off-the-legacy" target="_blank">NBA 2K21</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2020/10/14/hands-on-with-kingdom-hearts-melody-of-memory" target="_blank">Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory</a>. Then we&nbsp;round&nbsp;out the show with another&nbsp;fantastic group&nbsp;of community emails.&nbsp;So please join Jeff Cork, Joe Juba, Kim Wallace, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Assassin's Creed Valhalla: 00:01:37<br /> Sackboy: A Big Adventure 00:16:52<br /> Marvel's Spider-Man Remaster: 00:26:26<br /> Demon's Souls: 00:30:23<br /> Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory:&nbsp;00:37:14<br /> NBA 2K21: 00:45:43<br /> Community Emails: 00:54:02</em></p> Thu, 12 Nov 2020 12:35:00 CST Ben Reeves 111905 Discussing PlayStation 5 And Xbox Series X Reviews https://www.gameinformer.com/podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/11/06/discussing-playstation-5-and-xbox-series-x-reviews <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/11/06/27e2ec09/gishow_nextgenspecial_alt.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p></p> <p>We're on the cusp of a new console lifecycle, but&nbsp;<em>Game Informer</em>&nbsp;was lucky enough to get its hands on Sony and Microsoft's new machines a little early. For a detailed breakdown on both systems please read our <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/xbox-series-x-review-series-s" target="_blank">Xbox Series X/S review</a> and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/playstation-5-review-ps5" target="_blank">PlayStation 5 review</a>, but in this special-edition podcast, we have a more informal discussion about the new hardware, how each system performs, and what we think of their respective controllers. We also talk a bit about exciting next-gen ready games like Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Yakuza: Like a Dragon. So join Jeff Cork, Matt Miller, Andrew Reiner, Brian Shea, Alex Stadnik, and me for a rousing console discussion.&nbsp;</p> <p>If you like this podcast extra and would like to see more of them in the future, drop us a line at <a href="mailto:Podcast@gameinformer.com">Podcast@gameinformer.com</a>.&nbsp;Enjoy the interview.</p> Fri, 06 Nov 2020 07:00:00 CST Ben Reeves 111837 GI Show – Yakuza: Like A Dragon And Visage Reviews And Empire Of Sin Interview https://www.gameinformer.com/podcast/2020/11/05/gi-show-yakuza-like-a-dragon-and-visage-reviews-and-empire-of-sin-interview <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/11/06/991855b7/gishow_525.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/yakuza-like-a-dragon/yakuza-like-a-dragon-review-a-new-hero-takes-his-turn" target="_blank">Yakuza: Like A Dragon</a>,&nbsp;<a href="gameinformer.com/review/watch-dogs-legion/watch-dogs-legion-review-a-successful-team-building-exercise" target="_blank">Watch Dogs: Legion</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/visage/visage-review-awesome-apprehension" target="_blank">Visage</a>. At the end of the show, we run an interview with Brenda Romero and her team at Romero Games who is working on the prohibition-era strategy game Empire of Sin. Brenda talks a bit about her family history with prohibition and what its like making games in Scotland.&nbsp;Of course, the show also includes another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails.&nbsp;So please join Dan Tack, Jeff Cork, Alex Van Aken, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00</em></p> <p>Yakuza: Like a Dragon: 00:02:38</p> <p>Watch Dogs: Legion: 00:13:55</p> <p>World of Warcraft: 00:17:16</p> <p>Visage: 00:19:07</p> <p>Genshin Impact: 00:27:00</p> <p>Dread X Collection 3: 00:29:07</p> <p>Community Emails: 00:30:22</p> <p>Character Rankings: 00:51:39</p> <p>Empire of Sin Interview: 01:10:00</p> Thu, 05 Nov 2020 14:30:00 CST Ben Reeves 111821 GI Show – Watch Dogs: Legion And The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Reviews https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/2020/10/29/gi-show-watch-dogs-legion-and-the-dark-pictures-anthology-little-hope <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/10/29/0327bf66/gishow_524.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including:&nbsp;<a href="gameinformer.com/review/watch-dogs-legion/watch-dogs-legion-review-a-successful-team-building-exercise" target="_blank">Watch Dogs: Legion</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/the-dark-pictures-anthology-little-hope/the-dark-pictures-anthology-little-hope-review" target="_blank">The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/ghostrunner" target="_blank">Ghostrunner</a>. Then, we close the show with&nbsp;another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails. It may sound simple, but it's one great show! So please join Kim Wallace, Marcus Stewart, Blake Hester, Alex Stadnik, Alex Van Aken, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00</em></p> <p><em>Watch Dogs: Legion: 00:02:00</em></p> <p><em>The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope:&nbsp;00:18:33</em></p> <p><em>Ghostrunner:&nbsp;00:26:02</em></p> <p><i>Modern Warfare Warzone:&nbsp;</i><em>00:31:59</em></p> <p><i>Astro's Playroom:&nbsp;</i><em>00:34:51</em></p> <p><i>Super Mario Sunshine:&nbsp;</i><em>00:39:16</em></p> <p><i>Jackbox Party Pack 7:&nbsp;</i><em>00:39:40</em></p> <p><i>Introducing Alex Van Aken:&nbsp;</i><em>00:40:40</em></p> <p><i>Community Emails:&nbsp;</i><em>00:47:45</em></p> Thu, 29 Oct 2020 17:30:33 CDT Ben Reeves 111732 GI Spooktacular – Amnesia: Rebirth Review And The Best Horror Games Of The Generation https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/10/22/gi-spooktacular-amnesia-rebirth-review-and-the-best <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/10/22/d1c12b35/gishow_523_alt.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/amnesia-rebirth/amnesia-rebirth-review-the-fine-line-between-fear-and-frustration" target="_blank">Amnesia: Rebirth</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/nhl-21/nhl-21-review-a-playoff-hopeful" target="_blank">NHL 21</a>, and COD: Warzone's <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/10/19/call-of-duty-haunting-of-verdansk-event-adds-saws-jigsaw-texas-chainsaw-massacre-skins" target="_blank">The Haunting of Verdansk event</a>. Then we get really spooky and try to pick the five scariest games of this&nbsp;generation. Next, we put together another fantastic round of community emails. Finally, we close the show with an interview with Yakuza: Like a Dragon's senior localization producer Scott Strichart, who gets us excited for the next entry in the famed&nbsp;Yakuza series.&nbsp;So please join Blake Hester, Kim&nbsp;Wallace, Dan Tack, Liana Ruppert, Marcus Stewart, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Amnesia: Rebirth: 00:03:00<br /> Call of Duty: Warzone: The Haunting of Verdansk Event: 00:09:53<br /> Dragon Quest Tact: 00:15:01<br /> NHL 21: 00:16:33<br /> Introducing Marcus Stewart, GI's Newest Editor: 00:20:45<br /> The Best Horror Games Of The Generation: 00:23:30<br /> Community Emails: 00:57:51<br /> Yakuza: Like A Dragon Interview: 01:44:04</em></p> Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:00:00 CDT Ben Reeves 111645 GI Show – Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales And Phasmophobia Impressions https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/10/15/gi-show-marvels-spider-man-miles-morales-and <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/10/15/c84259bf/gishow_522.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/livestream/2020/10/13/game-informer-live-phasmophobia" target="_blank">Phasmophobia</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/torchlight-iii/torchlight-iii-review-seamless-destruction" target="_blank">Torchlight III</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2020/10/14/hands-on-with-kingdom-hearts-melody-of-memory" target="_blank">Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/10/14/five-favorite-moments-from-six-hours-with-assassins-creed-valhalla" target="_blank">Assassin's Creed Valhalla</a>. Then we take a deep dive into Game Informer's newest cover story on Insomniac's upcoming Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Finally, we close the show with&nbsp;another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails. So please join Andrew Reiner, Matt Miller, Kim Wallace, Dan Tack, Blake Hester, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Introducing Blake Hester: 00:03:56<br /> Phasmophobia: 00:08:38<br /> World of Warcraft: 00:20:24<br /> Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory: 00:23:27<br /> Assassin's Creed Valhalla: 00:31:05<br /> Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: 00:37:19<br /> Torchlight 3: 01:02:44<br /> Community Emails: 01:10:25</em></p> Thu, 15 Oct 2020 13:09:00 CDT Ben Reeves 111550 GI Show – Hands-on Impressions Of Xbox Series X Console And Baldur's Gate III https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/10/08/gi-show-hands-on-impressions-of-xbox-series-x <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/body_default/public/2020/10/08/528f5694/gishow_521.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including: <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/livestream/new-gameplay-today/2020/10/06/new-gameplay-today-live-baldurs-gate-3" target="_blank">Baldur's Gate III</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/genshin-impact/genshin-impact-review-into-the-great-wide-open" target="_blank">Genshin Impact</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/star-wars-squadrons/star-wars-squadrons-review-roaring-with-excitement" target="_blank">Star Wars: Squadrons</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/video-feature/2020/10/06/18-minutes-of-watch-dogs-legions-weird-and-wild-london" target="_blank">Watch Dogs: Legion</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/08/05/pikmin-3-deluxe-coming-to-switch-this-october" target="_blank">Pikmin 3&nbsp;Deluxe</a>, and not&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/hades/hades-review-the-highs-and-lows-of-repetition" target="_blank">Hades</a>. Next, we got our hands on a new Xbox Series X retail unit, so we share our thoughts on the new console, its controller, and how the new "suspend" feature works. Finally, we close the show with&nbsp;another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails. So&nbsp;please join Dan&nbsp;Tack, Liana Ruppert, Jeff Cork, Brian Shea, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below:</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Baldur's Gate III: 00:02:47<br /> Genshin Impact: 00:17:55<br /> Star Wars: Squardons: 00:31:03<br /> Super Mario 64 DS: 00:37:29<br /> Rule of Rose: 00:38:48<br /> Xbox Series X Impressions: 00:41:51<br /> Pikmin 3 Deluxe: 00:50:32<br /> Community Emails: 00:54:44<br /> Discussing CD Projekt Red and Crunch: 00:57:37</em><br /> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:46:00 CDT Ben Reeves 111461 GI Show – Review Impressions For Star Wars: Squadrons And Crash Bandicoot 4 https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/10/01/gi-show-review-impressions-for-star-wars-squadrons <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/10/01/e50f59f5/gishow_520.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show,</em>&nbsp;we discuss a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including:&nbsp;Star Wars: Squadrons, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/index.php/review/crash-bandicoot-4-its-about-time/crash-bandicoot-4-its-about-time-review-precision" target="_blank">Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2020/08/24/the-biggest-changes-coming-to-nhl-21" target="_blank">NHL 21</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/psa/2020/09/25/path-of-exile-is-still-awesome-and-the-new-heist-league-is-a-perfect-time-to-jump-in" target="_blank">Path of Exile</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/hades/hades-review-the-highs-and-lows-of-repetition" target="_blank">Hades</a>. Next, we interview Intellivision Entertainment president&nbsp;Tommy Tallarico about his time in the industry writing&nbsp;video game music, hosting the TV show <em>Electric Playground</em>, and producing&nbsp;the upcoming Amico console. Finally, we close the show with&nbsp;another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/09/09/the-game-informer-shows-ultimate-character-rankings" target="_blank">GI's Meaningless Character rankings</a>. So please join Andrew Reiner, Jeff Cork, Kim Wallace, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Star Wars: Squadrons: 00:02:25<br /> NHL 21: 00:13:55<br /> Hades: 00:19:36<br /> Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time: 00:22:11<br /> Path of Exile: 00:28:00<br /> Torchlight 3: 00:32:27<br /> Tommy Tallarico Interview: 00:33:37<br /> Community Emails: 01:05:18</em></p> Thu, 01 Oct 2020 10:28:00 CDT Ben Reeves 111380 GI Show – Hades Review Discussion And Impressions On Microsoft's Bethesda Buyout https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/09/24/gi-show-hades-review-discussion-and-impressions-on <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/09/24/bcd3f9f0/gishow_519b.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show</em>&nbsp;we talk about a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including: <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/hades/hades-review-the-highs-and-lows-of-repetition" target="_blank">Hades</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/13-sentinels-aegis-rim/13-sentinels-aegis-rim-review-a-future-drawn-from-the-past" target="_blank">13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/games/the_sims_4/b/pc/archive/2014/09/05/the-sims-4-review-game-informer.aspx" target="_blank">The Sims 4</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2020/08/27/looking-sharp-in-a-new-trailer-and-screens" target="_blank">Mafia: Definitive Edition</a>. Next we talk with Robyn and Rand Miller about how they had to hack their own computers while developing the '90s megahit Myst. We also share our thoughts on <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/video-feature/2020/09/22/microsoft-acquires-bethesda-a-different-perspective" target="_blank">Microsoft's recent purchase of Bethesda Game Studios</a>, which kicks off&nbsp;another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails. So please join Jeff Cork, Dan Tack, Matt Miller, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Hades: 00:02:41<br /> 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim: 00:20:59<br /> The Sims 4 Star Wars: Journey to Batuu: 00:24:06<br /> Hades Part 2: 00:26:19<br /> Interview with Rand and Robyn Miller, Creators of Myst: 00:29:04<br /> Mafia: Definitive Edition: 00:58:14<br /> Community Emails: 01:02:31<br /> Discussing Microsoft's Bethesda Acquisition: 01:02:53</em></p> Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:04:00 CDT Ben Reeves 111295 GI Show – PS5 Showcase Impressions And Oculus Quest 2 Hands-On https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/09/17/gi-show-ps5-showcase-impressions-and-oculus-quest-2 <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/09/17/d48013ce/gishow_518c.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show</em>&nbsp;we talk about a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/spelunky-2/spelunky-2-review-enthralling-entropy" target="_blank">Spelunky 2</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/new-gameplay-today/new-gameplay-today/2020/09/16/new-gameplay-today-super-mario-3d-all-stars" target="_blank">Super Mario 3D All-Stars</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/livestream/new-gameplay-today/2020/09/01/marvels-avengers-new-gameplay-today-live" target="_blank">Avengers</a>. We also go hands-on with Oculus' newest Quest 2 VR headset before breaking down and reacting to Sony's recent PS5 Showcase. Finally, we end the show with&nbsp;another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails and Meaningless&nbsp;Character Rankings. So please join Jeff Cork, Brian Shea, Jay Guisao,&nbsp;Liana&nbsp;Ruppert, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Super Mario 3D All-Stars: 00:01:14<br /> Marvel's Avengers Part 1: 00:07:15<br /> Spelunky 2: 00:07:57<br /> Bloodborne: 00:12:08<br /> Marvel's Avengers Part 2: 00:15:05<br /> Oculus Quest 2: 00:18:36<br /> Population: One: 00:22:16<br /> PlayStation 5 Reveal: 00:23:54<br /> Final Fantasy XVI: 00:24:41<br /> Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: 00:28:09<br /> Hogwarts Legacy: 00:31:07<br /> Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War: 00:34:12<br /> Resident Evil 8: 00:35:38<br /> Deathloop: 00:36:04<br /> Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition: 00:36:21<br /> Oddworld: Soulstorm: 00:37:23<br /> Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach: 00:37:45<br /> Demon's Souls: 00:39:56<br /> Fortnite: 00:41:15<br /> PlayStation 5 Price Discussion: 00:42:20<br /> PlayStation Plus Collection: 00:43:25<br /> PlayStation 5 Release Date Discussion: 00:45:52<br /> God of War Ragnarok: 00:47:32<br /> Community Emails: 00:50:59<br /> Character Rankings: 01:19:47</em></p> Thu, 17 Sep 2020 14:38:00 CDT Ben Reeves 111206 GI Show – We Played Immortals Fenyx Rising And Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/09/10/gi-show-we-played-immortals-fenyx-rising-and-call <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/09/10/55663cc7/gishow_517.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show</em>&nbsp;we talk about a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including: <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/livestream/new-gameplay-today/2020/09/01/marvels-avengers-new-gameplay-today-live" target="_blank">Avengers</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/09/09/hands-on-with-call-of-duty-black-ops-cold-war" target="_blank">Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/tony-hawks-pro-skater-1-and-2" target="_blank">Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/09/08/star-renegades-rockets-into-release-today" target="_blank">Star Renegades</a>, and the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/09/10/ubisoft-remakes-prince-of-persia-the-sands-of-time" target="_blank">Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake</a>. Then we speak with voice actress Laura Bailey, who shares some behind-the-scenes details about her portrayal of Black Widow (Marvel's Avengers) and Nadine Ross (Uncharted 4), as well as her time on the D&amp;D show Critical Role. Finally, we end the show with&nbsp;another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails and Meaningless&nbsp;Character Rankings. So please join Jeff Cork, Dan Tack, Kimberley&nbsp;Wallace,&nbsp;Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Marvel's Avengers: 00:02:41<br /> Prince of Persia Remake: 00:20:00<br /> Super Mario Odyssey: 00:20:48<br /> Immortals Fenyx Rising: 00:23:18<br /> Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2: 00:31:11<br /> World of Warcraft: Shadowlands: 00:34:46<br /> Star Renegades: 00:35:40<br /> Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer: 00:38:14<br /> Xbox Series X/S Announcements: 00:42:49<br /> Laura Bailey Interview: 00:45:40<br /> Community Emails: 01:16:01<br /> Character Rankings: 01:38:14</em></p> Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:42:00 CDT Ben Reeves 111117 GI Show – Early Review Impressions For Marvel's Avengers And Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/09/03/gi-show-early-review-impressions-for-marvels <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/09/03/771ec4c1/gishow_516_a.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show</em>&nbsp;we talk about a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including: <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/livestream/new-gameplay-today/2020/09/01/marvels-avengers-new-gameplay-today-live" target="_blank">Avengers</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/tony-hawks-pro-skater-1-and-2" target="_blank">Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/wasteland-3/wasteland-3-review-a-cold-day-in-hell" target="_blank">Wasteland 3</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/product/the-last-campfire" target="_blank">The Last Campfire</a>. It's a massive Playlist segment, so we don't have time for much else. Fortunately, we make time for another&nbsp;fantastic round of community emails and Meaningless&nbsp;Character Rankings. So please join Brian Shea, Dan Tack, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Marvel's Avengers: 00:02:06<br /> Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2: 00:15:49<br /> Wasteland 3: 00:24:22<br /> Nexomon: Extinction: 00:28:53<br /> The Last Campfire: 00:30:44<br /> Littlewood: 00:36:03</em><br /> <em>Fortnite Update: 00:37:31<br /> Bloodborne: 00:39:19<br /> Kena: Bridge of Spirits: 00:43:34<br /> Community Emails: 00:45:02<br /> GI's Meaningless Character Rankings: 01:12:55</em></p> Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:38:00 CDT Ben Reeves 111035 GI Show – Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War And Nintendo's Future https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/08/27/gi-show-call-of-duty-black-ops-cold-war-and <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/08/27/5a97b920/gishow_515.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On this week's exciting new episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we're joined by the&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/spawnonme" target="_blank">Spawn On Me</a>&nbsp;podcast's&nbsp;host and creator Kahlief Adams to discuss what we've been playing including Microsoft Flight Simulator, Battletoads, and more!&nbsp;Later in the segment, we discuss the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/livestream/2020/08/26/call-of-duty-black-ops-cold-war-reveal-game-informer-live" target="_blank">absolutely bonkers reveal of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War</a> that took place in Activision's Warzone battle royale.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our main talker for the week, though, comes from the report&nbsp;that <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/08/25/report-4k-capable-nintendo-switch-in-the-works-for-2021" target="_blank">Nintendo is ramping up production on a more powerful model of the Switch for 2021</a>. We unpack what we want from the house that Mario built from both a console and game perspective and examine what the next few years could look like for the Switch.</p> <p>As always, we end the show with another gripping round of community emails and character rankings. So please join Kahlief Adams, Joe Juba, Jeff Cork, and me for one of the most fun episodes we've put out this year.</p> <p>Thank you again to Kahlief for joining us on today's show. Be sure to give him a follow on <a href="https://twitter.com/Kahjahkins" target="_blank">Twitter</a> and check out the <a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/spawn-on-me-with-kahlief-adams/id804065256" target="_blank">Spawn On Me</a> podcast where he spotlights amazing people of color in the video game industry.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and hit me up on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/Studnik76" target="_blank">@Studnik76</a>. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p>For those keeping track at home or if you're in need of a refresher, here's what GI's Meaningless Character Rankings&nbsp;looks like after this week's show:</p> <ol> <li><span><span>Ellie from The Last of Us</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Kratos from God of War</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Commander Shepherd from Mass Effect</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Chun Li from Street Fighter</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Solid Snake from Metal Gear Solid</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Glados from the Portal series</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Gannon from Legend of Zelda</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Big Daddy from BioShock</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Luigi from Super Mario Bros.</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Pikachu from Pokémon</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Chibi Robo from Chibi Robo</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Alyx Vance from Half-Life</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Chuck Greene from Dead Rising</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Auron from Final Fantasy X</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Mega Man from Mega Man</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Fox McCloud from the Star Fox series</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Toad Jackson from Super Mario Bros.</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Deacon St. John from Days Gone</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Eddie Riggs from Brutal Legend</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Earthworm Jim</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Bubsy The Bobcat from Bubsy</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Gex from Gex: Enter the Gecko</span></span></li> <li><span><span>Funky Kong from Donkey Kong series</span></span></li> </ol> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Kahlief Adams Intro: 00:02:01<br /> PGA 2K21: 00:08:59<br /> Mortal Kombat 11: 00:09:51<br /> Dreams: 00:10:23<br /> 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim: 00:13:08<br /> Battletoads: 00:14:00<br /> Fortnite: 00:16:38<br /> Batman Arkham Asylum: 00:17:36<br /> Microsoft Flight Simulator: 00:19:32<br /> Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Reveal Discussion: 00:24:47<br /> Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Trailer Breakdown: 00:29:22<br /> What Does Nintendo's Future Look Like: 00:35:53<br /> Community Emails: 00:57:18<br /> Character Rankings: 01:09:43</em></p> Thu, 27 Aug 2020 15:10:00 CDT Alex Stadnik 110953 GI Show - What We Want From WB's New Batman Game https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/08/20/gi-show-what-we-want-from-wbs-new-batman-game <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/08/19/505dfcb7/gishow_514.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show</em>&nbsp;we talk about a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including: <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/review/ea-sports-ufc-4/ufc-4-review-another-worthy-title-defense" target="_blank">EA Sports UFC 4</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/08/13/mortal-shell-is-getting-a-physical-release" target="_blank">Mortal Shell</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/news/2020/06/23/rogue-legacy-2-early-access-arrives-july-23" target="_blank">Rogue Legacy 2</a>, and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/indie-world/2020/08/18/go-for-a-serene-stroll-as-a-short-hike-launches-on-switch-today" target="_blank">A Short Hike</a>. Then we spend some time going over the recent rumors surrounding WB Games Montreal's <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/08/17/wb-games-montreal-revealing-something-tomorrow" target="_blank">upcoming Batman game</a>&nbsp;before talking&nbsp;about what we'd like to see from the Caped Crusader's next adventure.&nbsp;</p> <p>Next up, we have an interview with industry veteran&nbsp;Brian Fargo&nbsp;who worked on classics such Wasteland, The Bard's Tale, and Fallout. Finally, we close out the show with a fantastic round of community emails. So please join Brian Shea, Dan Tack, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Rogue Legacy 2: 00:02:45<br /> Mortal Shell: 00:08:06<br /> Microsoft Flight Simulator: 00:12:59<br /> Evergate: 00:15:29<br /> The Touryst: 00:17:16<br /> UFC 4: 00:20:03<br /> Raji: An Ancient Epic: 00:26:43<br /> A Short Hike: 00:29:35<br /> Takeshi and Hiroshi: 00:30:35<br /> What Remains of Edith Finch: 00:32:07<br /> Pretending I'm A Superman Tony Hawk Documentary: 00:33:19<br /> What We Want From WB's Batman Game: 00:35:51<br /> Brian Fargo Interview: 00:56:08<br /> Community Email: 01:28:49<br /> Character Rankings: 01:54:01</em></p> Thu, 20 Aug 2020 13:10:00 CDT Ben Reeves 110893 GI Show - Our Early Game Of The Year Predictions https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/08/13/gi-show-our-early-game-of-the-year-predictions <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/08/12/fe9f3267/gishow_513.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show</em>&nbsp;we talk about a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/video-feature/new-gameplay-today/2020/08/12/tony-hawks-pro-skater-1-2-warehouse-demo-new-gameplay" target="_blank">Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 </a>remake, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2020/07/02/hyper-scape-battle-like-everyones-watching" target="_blank">Hyper Scape</a>, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/08/06/roguelike-cavern-delver-undermine-launches-today" target="_blank">Undermine</a>, and Stream Raiders. Then we go through some of the biggest games we've already played this year and talk about our personal GOTY (to date).</p> <p>Next up, we have an interview with Atari game designer Howard Scott Warshaw who worked on classics such as&nbsp;Yars' Revenge, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Howard Scott Warshaw can also be seen in the upcoming 6-episode Netflix video game documentary series, <em>High Score</em>, which releases on August 19. Finally, we close out the show with a fantastic round of community emails. So please join Joe Juba, Dan Tack, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Hyper Scape: 00:02:49<br /> UnderMine: 00:05:13<br /> Stream Raiders: 00:06:44<br /> Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2: 00:11:01<br /> Fall Guys: 00:16:40<br /> Stardew Valley: 00:18:13<br /> Ori and the Will of the Wisps: 00:19:00<br /> Littlewood: 00:20:21<br /> Half-Life: Alyx - Final Hours: 00:21:55<br /> High Score Netflix Documentary: 00:23:34<br /> Our GOTY So Far: 00:26:14<br /> Howard Scott Warshaw Interview: 00:48:13<br /> Community Emails: 01:19:17<br /> Character Rankings: 01:46:40</em></p> Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:42:00 CDT Ben Reeves 110824 GI Show - Avengers and Fall Guys Impressions, Crystal Dynamics On The Beta And Spider-Man https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/08/06/gi-show-avengers-and-fall-guys-impressions-crystal <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/08/06/faef234d/gishow_512.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr"></p> <p>In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show</em>&nbsp;we share our hands-on impressions on Crystal Dynamics' Avengers game (spoiler, they're not as positive as we'd like) then we talk about Fall Guys (which we are positive about). We also discuss Fornite's new cars and the Ninja Gaiden inspired The Messenger for some reason. Then Crystal Dynamics' Scot Amos and Lauryn Ash join us to talk about their work on Avengers and what the studio is doing to prep the game for launch next month. Finally, we close out the show with a fantastic round of community emails. So please join Jeff Cork, Matt Miller, Dan Tack, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!&nbsp;</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@</a><a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Marvel's Avengers: 00:02:31<br /> Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout: 00:22:06<br /> Fae Tactics: 00:35:36<br /> Fortnite Update: 00:37:23<br /> Creaks: 00:41:23<br /> Crystal Dynamics Interview: 00:43:52<br /> Community Emails: 01:11:31<br /> Character Ranking: 01:32:49</em></p> Thu, 06 Aug 2020 11:22:00 CDT Ben Reeves 110749 GI Show - Avengers, Superhot: Mind Control Delete, And Grounded https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/07/30/gi-show-avengers-superhot-mind-control-delete-and <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/07/30/71e35c61/gishow_511.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we share our early impressions on the recent Avengers war table,&nbsp;Grounded's early access, and Superhot expansion&nbsp;Mind Control Delete. Then we try a new segment call Game Informer's Meaningless Character Rankings. As the name implies, it's meaningless, but it's going to catch on.&nbsp;Finally,&nbsp;we close out the show with a round of&nbsp;community emails. So please join&nbsp;Jeff Cork, Brian Shea, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!&nbsp;</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@</a><a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</em><br /> <br /> <em>00:00:00: Intro<br /> 00:01:33: SUPERHOT: MIND CONTROL DELETE<br /> 00:08:29: Marvel's Avengers War Table<br /> 00:19:43: Grounded Early Access<br /> 00:24:22: Ghost of Tsushima<br /> 00:28:51: Huntdown<br /> 00:30:17: Creaks<br /> 00:32:48: Psychonauts<br /> 00:36:02: Halo Series<br /> 00:37:50: New Segment: Video Game Character Rankings<br /> 01:19:06: Community Emails</em></p> Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:45:00 CDT Ben Reeves 110693 We Break Down The Highlights From Microsoft's Xbox Showcase https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/07/23/we-break-down-the-highlights-from-microsofts-xbox <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/07/23/41c61148/gishow_template_new2020.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p></p> <p>Microsoft recently&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/07/23/halo-infinite-comes-out-swinging-during-xbox-showcase" target="_blank">showed off Halo: Infinite</a>&nbsp;and a&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/xbox-games-showcase/2020/07/23/fable-is-officially-coming-back" target="_blank">new Fable</a>&nbsp;during its recent Xbox Showcase, and we're here to talk about all the highs and lows of the show. Join Jeff Cork, Joe Juba, Alex Stadnik, and myself for a slightly loopy conversation. What did we think about Obsidian's new RPG, Avowed? How do we feel about getting another State of Decay? Are we excited to see Jack Black in Psychonauts 2? You'll have to listen to the show and find out.&nbsp;</p> <p>If you like this podcast extra and would like to see more of them in the future, drop us a line at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Podcast@gameinformer.com" target="_blank">Podcast@gameinformer.com</a>. Enjoy the show.</p> Thu, 23 Jul 2020 18:21:00 CDT Ben Reeves 110643 GI Show - Star Wars: Squadrons And An Interview With Ghost of Tsushima's Nate Fox https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/07/23/gi-show-star-wars-squadrons-and-an-interview-with <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/07/23/5c50e9ed/gishow_510_b.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we share our early impressions of Star Wars: Squadrons and then do a quick roundup of some of the most notable ID@Xbox game demos that are available to play for free this week. Then we're joined by Sucker Punch's Nate Fox who talks about the development of Ghost of Tsushima and what makes samurai so cool.&nbsp;If none of those catch your interest, be sure to stick around for&nbsp;community emails. So please join&nbsp;Matt Miller, Andy Reiner, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!&nbsp;</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@</a><a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jum</em>p to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.<br /> <br /> <em>Intro: 00:00:00<br /> Star Wars: Squadrons: 00:02:08<br /> Xbox Summer Game Fest Demo Event: 00:13:26<br /> Haven: 00:15:28<br /> Raji: An Ancient Epic: 00:18:50<br /> Cris Tales: 00:21:32<br /> Other Indie Highlights: 00:23:34<br /> Carrion: 00:25:20<br /> Neon Abyss: 00:29:19<br /> Nate Fox Interview: 00:31:34<br /> Community Emails: 01:08:15</em></p> Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:30:00 CDT Ben Reeves 110605 GI Show - Ghost of Tsushima, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Far Cry 6, and Watch Dogs: Legion https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/07/16/gi-show-ghost-of-tsushima-assassins-creed-valhalla <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/07/16/2d1a1175/gishow_509.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we dive into our love for Sucker Punch's love letter to Samurai films, Ghost of Tsushima.&nbsp;Ubisoft also showed off a bunch of games earlier this week, and we share our impressions on Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs: Legion, and Far Cry 6. Then we make some wild predictions about what you can expect from Microsoft's Xbox Showcase event next week. Tune in next week to see how <s>right</s>&nbsp;wrong we were. Naturally, we end the show with a wonderful round of community email questions.&nbsp;So please join me, Andy Reiner, Jeff Cork, and Alex Stadnik for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!&nbsp;</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">@BenjaminReeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jum</em>p to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.</p> <p><em>Ghost of Tsushima:&nbsp;00:02:24<br /> Watch Dogs: Legion: 00:13:21<br /> Rocket League: 00:18:07<br /> Sea of Thieves: 00:19:14<br /> Paper Mario: The Origami King: 00:21:53<br /> Assassin's Creed Valhalla: 00:24:32<br /> Far Cry 6: 00:30:28<br /> GI Predicts: Xbox Games Showcase: 00:32:53<br /> Community Emails: 00:52:47<br /> GI Recommends: 01:25:37</em></p> Thu, 16 Jul 2020 12:00:00 CDT Ben Reeves 110544 Naughty Dog On The Last Of Us Part II’s Controversy, Characters, And Ending https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/07/14/naughty-dog-on-the-last-of-us-part-iis-controversy <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/07/14/7c5ddb85/gishow_specialedition_tlouptii.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>In this Game Informer podcast extra, we have an interview with&nbsp;The Last of Us Part II’s creative director Neil Druckmann and narrative lead Halley&nbsp;Gross.&nbsp;The Last of Us Part II is one of the&nbsp;biggest&nbsp;releases of the year,&nbsp;and has generated a bit of controversy, so we talk to Neil and Halley&nbsp; about their process, how they put the game together, and some of the things that changed along the way. Needless to say, we don’t shy away from talking about the game in detail, so consider this a spoiler warning.</p> <p>If you like this podcast extra and would like to see more of them in the future, drop us a line at <a href="mailto:Podcast@gameinformer.com">Podcast@gameinformer.com</a>.&nbsp;Enjoy the interview.</p> Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:50:00 CDT Ben Reeves 110528 GI Show - Impressions For Paper Mario: The Origami King, Iron Man VR, And Hyper Scape https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/07/09/gi-show-impressions-for-paper-mario-the-origami <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/07/09/6898ca4d/gishow_508.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we start to shake things up, but never forget that we still love you.&nbsp;We're experiencing a bit of a lull between the releases of The Last of Us: Part II and Ghost of Tsushima, but that hasn't stopped many of us from planning a bunch of interesting games. Need proof? How about Paper Mario: The Origami King, Hyper Scape, and Mortal Shell. If none of those catch your interest, be sure to stick around for&nbsp;community emails. So please join me, Dan Tack, Jeff Cork, Brian Shea, and Alex Stadnik for another wild and ever-entertaining episode!&nbsp;</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@</a><a href="https://twitter.com/benjaminreeves?lang=en" target="_blank">benjaminreeves</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think. 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&nbsp;or Google Play</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/game-informer">listen&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to The Rapture Twins&nbsp;for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>intro song.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.therapturetwins.com/">You can hear more of their&nbsp;music&nbsp;at their website.</a></i></p> <hr /> <p><em>To jum</em>p to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.<br /> <br /> <em>New Segment: GI Playlist: 3:22<br /> What Brian's Playing: 3:57<br /> The Last of Us Part II: 4:05<br /> Iron Man VR: 6:56<br /> What Dan's Playing: 12:09<br /> Hyper Scape: 13:05<br /> Mortal Shell: 20:14<br /> What Ben's Playing: 24:06<br /> Paper Mario: The Origami King: 24:18<br /> What Jeff's Playing: 32:40<br /> Call of Duty Warzone: 32:45<br /> What Alex's Playing: 36:11<br /> Pokémon Sword &amp; Shield: Isle of Armor DLC: 36:23<br /> What the Golf: 37:11<br /> What Dan's Playing Part 2: 41:02<br /> Diablo 1: 41:18<br /> Artifact 2.0 Beta: 48:10<br /> Community Emails: 51:13<br /> New Segment: GI Recommends: 1:36:01</em></p> Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:18:00 CDT Ben Reeves 110472 GI Show — The End Of An Era https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/07/02/gi-show-the-end-of-an-era <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/07/02/99e21b83/gishow_507_andymc.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">In this week's episode of&nbsp;<em>The Game Informer Show</em>, several members of the Game Informer family say, "Goodbye." Sadly, this is <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/its-hard-to-say-goodbye" target="_blank">my last week</a> as Game Informer's editor in chief. Coincidentally, senior editor Matthew Kato and video producer Leo Vader are also moving on to the next stage of their careers as well, and will no longer call GI home. While this is sad for many of us, we take the chance to celebrate their contributions and wish them well.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">We continue to do this show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a>, or Matthew <a href="https://twitter.com/MattKato" target="_blank">@MattKato</a>, and Leo <a href="https://twitter.com/leovader" target="_blank">@leovader </a>to let them know how much you love them.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&nbsp;Also, be sure to send your questions to <a href="mailto:podcast@gameinformer.com">podcast@gameinformer.com</a>&nbsp;for a chance to have them answered on the show.</p> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>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>Andy McNamara: 0:11<br /> Matthew Kato: 46:12</em><br /> <em>Leo Vader: 1:06:20<br /> Fun Community Emails: 1:22:46</em></p> Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:00:00 CDT Andy McNamara 110395 GI Show — Our Extensive Impressions of Cyberpunk 2077 https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/06/25/gi-show-our-extensive-impressions-of-cyberpunk-2077 <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/06/25/462df14c/gishow_506alt.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we take our closest look yet at Cyberpunk 2077 and discuss what we thought of our time actually playing CD Projekt Red's long-awaited RPG. Later, we give our impressions of what we saw from both Pokémon Unite and Marvel's Avengers and wrap it all up with another round of community emails. So please join me, Kim Wallace, Matt Miller, Dan "The Jacket" Tack, Brian Shea, and Alex Stadnik for another wild and entertaining episode!&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">We continue to do this show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a>&nbsp;to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for&nbsp;</i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em>&nbsp;<i>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.<br /> <br /> Cyberpunk 2077: 5:45<br /> Pokémon Unite: 1:26:34<br /> Marvel's Avengers: 1:33:49<br /> Community Emails: 1:59:37</em></p> Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:44:00 CDT Andy McNamara 110331 GI Show — Our Reactions To Skate's Return And The Rest Of EA Play https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/06/19/gi-show-our-reactions-to-skates-return-and-the-rest <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/06/19/a1015f56/gishow_505.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we dissect the entirety of EA Play and let you know what we think of Star Wars: Squadrons, Lost in Random, and whether or not the publishing giant nailed its digital event. Later, we briefly touch upon the Cyberpunk 2077 delay, predict what we think next week's Pokémon event will reveal, and wrap the show with the return of Community Emails.</p> <p dir="ltr">Observant fans will note that I am in fact not Andy McNamara. Due to the EA event being past his bedtime, Andy wasn't able to make this week's episode work. Instead, I had the absolute pleasure of hosting with the help of the amazing Andrew Reiner, Matthew Kato, Ben Reeves, Joe Juba, and Jeff Cork.</p> <p dir="ltr">We continue to do this show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Hosting <em>The GI Show</em> was an amazing experience, but also my first time. Please send me any and all constructive feedback for the show on <a href="https://twitter.com/Studnik76" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, and be sure to share the show if you enjoyed it! We really want to continue to better the podcast, and your comments are instrumental in that, so thank you to everyone who's already done so.</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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>Apex Legends: 2:20<br /> It Takes Two: 8:04<br /> Lost in Random: 10:55<br /> Rocket Arena: 13:53<br /> Star Wars: Squadrons: 18:33<br /> EA Sports Trailers: 33:07<br /> EA's Next-Gen Tease: 37:52<br /> Skate: 42:37<br /> Our Final Thoughts On EA Play 2020: 49:31<br /> Cyberpunk 2077's Delay: 53:10<br /> Pokémon Presents Reactions and Predictions: 55:02<br /> Community Emails: 59:07</em></p> Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:15:00 CDT Alex Stadnik 110282 GI Show Reactions To PlayStation's Future Of Gaming Event https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/06/12/gishow-reactions-to-playstations-future-of-gaming-event <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/06/12/c6efeaaf/gishow_504a.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we discuss&nbsp;Sony's The Future of Gaming event where it revealed the PlayStation 5 hardware and showed glimpses of over 25 games, including Horizon II:&nbsp;Forbidden West, Deathloop, Resident Evil Village, and Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart. Please join me, Alex Stadnik, Jeff Cork, and Dan "The Jacket" Tack for&nbsp;our reactions, both good and bad.</p> <p dir="ltr">Since filming this podcast, Insomniac&nbsp;commented that Spider-Man: Miles Morales <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/06/12/sony-says-playstation-5s-spider-man-miles-morales-is-an-expansion-not-a-sequel" target="_blank">is a "standalone game,"</a> and Bethesda has since clarified the multiplayer components of Deathloop (that said, we definitely hint at all these&nbsp;things in our discussions).</p> <p dir="ltr">We continue to do this show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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>Last of Us Part II Review Segment: 2:43<br /> PlayStation 5 Design Reactions: 4:33<br /> GTA V: 18:43<br /> Spiderman: Miles Morales: 21:10<br /> Gran Turismo 7: 24:09<br /> Ratchet &amp; Clank: Rift Apart: 27:04<br /> Project Athia: 31:55<br /> Stray: 38:28<br /> Returnal: 42:18<br /> Sackboy: A Big Adventure: 46:04<br /> Destruction Allstars: 48:16<br /> Kena: Bridge of The Spirits 52:55<br /> Goodbye Volcano High: 56:35<br /> Oddworld: Soulstorm: 57:08<br /> Ghostwire: Tokyo: 58:44<br /> JETT: The Far Shore 1:03:55<br /> Godfall: 1:04:46<br /> Solar Ash: 1:07:45<br /> Hitman 3: 1:08:39<br /> Little Devil Inside: 1:09:18<br /> NBA 2K21: 1:12:54<br /> Bugsnax: 1:13:32<br /> Demon's Souls: 1:14:40<br /> Death Loop: 1:19:53<br /> Resident Evil VIII: 1:24:42<br /> Pragmata: 1:28:01<br /> Horizon II: Forbidden West: 1:30:37</em></p> Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:30:00 CDT Andy McNamara 110205 GI Show - The Last of Us Part II State of Play, Minecraft Dungeons, and Monster Train https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/2020/05/28/gi-show-the-last-of-us-part-ii-minecraft-dungeons-monster-train <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/05/28/e5630f33/gishow_503.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we discuss&nbsp;The Last of Us Part II's recent State of Play where we finally see some uninterrupted gameplay, and we cover the recent reviews of Minecraft Dungeons and Monster Train. Of course, we end this week's show with a fun community segment full of emails and games. So please join me, Alex Stadnik, Jeff Cork, and Dan "The Jacket" Tack for another great show.</p> <p dir="ltr">We continue to do this show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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>The Last of Us Part II State of Play Reactions: 6:32<br /> Minecraft Dungeons Review Discussion: 21:39<br /> Monster Train: 39:11<br /> Community Emails: 51:23</em></p> Thu, 28 May 2020 12:32:00 CDT Andy McNamara 110035 GI Show – Catching Up With The Last of Us Part II, Crucible, And Ghost of Tsushima https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/2020/05/21/gi-show-the-last-of-us-part-ii-crucible-and-ghost-of-tsushima <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/05/21/d989707f/gishow_502.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we discuss&nbsp;The Last of Us Part II, Ghost of Tsushima, Mafia Trilogy, Deep Rock Galactic, and Crucible.&nbsp;And of course, we end this week's show with a fun community segment with emails and games. So please join me, Alex Stadnik, Ben Reeves, and Dan "The Jacket" Tack for another great show.</p> <p dir="ltr">We continue to do this show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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><i>The Last of Us Part II: 2:27<br /> Ghost of Tsushima: 29:44<br /> Deep Rock Galactic: 37:19<br /> Mafia Trilogy: 41:38<br /> Crucible: 49:45<br /> Community Emails: 1:03:30</i></p> Thu, 21 May 2020 14:30:00 CDT Andy McNamara 109979 Is Ghost of Tsushima PlayStation's Next Great Exclusive? https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/05/14/is-ghost-of-tsushima-playstations-next-great <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/05/14/af0fbf96/gishow_se_ghostoftsushima.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>After years of anticipation only to be met by delays and radio silence, Sony and Sucker Punch Productions have finally given PlayStation fans a concrete look at the studio's first AAA title since 2014. But will it live up to everyone's expectations? Join us on today's special episode of the GI Show as Andy McNamara, Ben Reeves, Dan Tack, and I take you through the highs and lows&nbsp;of the State of Play video of Ghost of Tsushima.</p> <p>For more on Sucker Punch's new game take a look at&nbsp;the <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2020/05/14/a-ghost-across-the-land" target="_blank">presentation here</a>,&nbsp;and if you liked this special edition episode, be sure to check out the newest <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/05/14/gi-show-our-reactions-to-the-stunning-unreal-v-demo" target="_blank">Game Informer Show</a> where we talk Unreal Engine V, game remasters, and more!</p> Thu, 14 May 2020 18:30:17 CDT Alex Stadnik 109917 GI Show - Our Reactions To The Stunning Unreal V Demo Running on PlayStation 5 https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/05/14/gi-show-our-reactions-to-the-stunning-unreal-v-demo <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/05/14/780f519f/gishow_501.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we talk E3, the Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 remaster coming this fall, the Mafia Trilogy news, and lots of other fun subjects including the rumored return of&nbsp;the original Mass Effect games. The big talker&nbsp;of the week is the unveiling of a new Unreal Engine V demo that, according to Epic, is running on a PlayStation 5 development kit. It is a graphically impressive demo, to say the least, and we have a lot to say about it. As always, we end this week's show with a fun community segment with emails and games. So please join me, Alex Stadnik, Joe Juba, and Dan&nbsp;Tack for another great show.</p> <p dir="ltr">We do this week's show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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>E3’s Future: 8:04<br /> Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2: 21:17<br /> Mass Effect Remaster: 27:28<br /> Mafia Trilogy: 33:02<br /> Industry Response to the Inside Xbox Reveal: 38:27<br /> Unreal Engine 5 Demo: 44:04<br /> Community Emails: 1:10:09</em></p> Thu, 14 May 2020 12:54:23 CDT Andy McNamara 109907 The GI Show 500th Episode With Special Guests https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/05/07/the-gi-show-500th-episode-with-special-guests <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/05/06/cc7d6e2e/gishow_500.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we create a monster for the 500th episode.&nbsp; Host Andy McNamara and producer Alex Stadnik are joined by the show's&nbsp;hosts from throughout the years. Matt Helgeson, Tim Turi, and Ben Hanson all make appearances to catch up and reminisce about the show. Next up, we have a murderer's&nbsp;row of GI editors join us to talk about the show and what games are filling their backlog. Here is a giant list to get you excited: Leo Vader, Dan "The Jacket" Tack, Andy Reiner, Matt Kato, Ben Reeves, Matt Miller, Joe Juba, and Jeff Cork (Kim Wallace and Brian Shea couldn't join us, but they are here in spirit).</p> <p dir="ltr">Joe Juba and Jeff Cork go the extra mile and stay to answer the always-entertaining and enlightening community emails (in which I confuse my PSP and Vita references in some of my&nbsp;AndyMc story moments, so please know I was wrong and you are free to mock me openly and often).</p> <p dir="ltr">It is important to note that this episode doesn't happen without your support, all the amazing talent in the game industry that has appeared on the show,&nbsp;and of course, all the Game Informer family over the decades.&nbsp;This episode is dedicated to you.</p> <p dir="ltr">We do this week's show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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><i>The Game Informer Show Reunion with Tim Turi, Matt Helgeson, and Ben Hanson: 00:11<br /> Leo Vader, Alex Stadnik&nbsp;and Dan Tack's GI Show Memories and Backlogs: 38:53<br /> Matthew Kato and Andrew Reiner's GI Show Memories and Backlogs: 1:05:33<br /> Ben Reeves and Matt Miller's GI Show Memories and Backlogs: 1:22:41<br /> Jeff Cork and Joe Juba's GI Show Memories and Backlogs: 1:46:35<br /> Community Emails: 2:12:04</i></p> Thu, 07 May 2020 16:00:00 CDT Andy McNamara 109793 What We Think Of The Xbox Series X Gameplay Reveal https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/05/07/what-we-think-of-the-xbox-series-x-gameplay-reveal <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/05/07/1abcc4f4/gishow_specialedition_valhallaxbox.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p>On the newest episode of Inside Xbox, Microsoft took the virtual stage and showed off its first taste of next-generation gameplay on the Series X.&nbsp;&nbsp;On this special edition of The Game Informer Show, Andy McNamara hosts Joe Juba, Brian Shea, and I to discuss what we liked, disliked, and what we think it all means for the future of Xbox and the next generation of gaming hardware.</p> <p>If you missed any of today's Xbox news, be sure to check out all of the day's <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/inside-xbox/2020/05/07/all-the-news-from-todays-series-x-episode-of-inside-xbox" target="_blank">announcements right here on Game Informer</a>.</p> Thu, 07 May 2020 15:16:24 CDT Alex Stadnik 109817 GI Show — Why We're Excited For Assassin's Creed Valhalla https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/04/30/gi-show-why-were-excited-for-assassins-creed <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/04/30/98740b05/gishow_499.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, we have a massive crew in the house. Host Andy McNamara and producer Alex Stadnik are joined by Joe Juba and Matt Miller to talk Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Streets of Rage 4, and Gears Tactics in our first segment. Next up, Jeff Cork and Andy Reiner talk about their experience with Predator: Hunting&nbsp;Grounds, and finally Kim Wallace and Dan "The Jacket" Tack hop on the show to talk Trails of Mana and answer&nbsp;the always-entertaining and enlightening community emails. Ducks.</p> <p dir="ltr">We do this week's show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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 class="x"><i>Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: 3:35</i><br /> <i>Streets of Rage 4: 37:59</i><br /> <i>Gears Tactics: 46:24</i><br /> <i>The Last of Us Part II &amp; Ghost of Tsushima’s New Release Dates: 1:01:29</i><br /> <i>Predator: Hunting Grounds: 1:03:13</i><br /> <i>Trials of Mana: 1:28:39</i><br /> <i>Community Emails: 1:48:40</i></p> Thu, 30 Apr 2020 15:33:16 CDT Andy McNamara 109719 Grounded: Gameplay Impressions And Exclusive Details - GI Show https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/04/23/grounded-gameplay-impressions-and-exclusive-details <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/04/23/0c387582/gishow_498_alt.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, Leo Vader, Jeff Cork, and Ben Reeves&nbsp;join me to discuss Grounded, X-Com: Chimera Squad, and Xbox Series X rumors. We&nbsp;finish with&nbsp;the always-entertaining and enlightening community emails. Ducks.</p> <p dir="ltr">We do this week's show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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>Grounded: 4:30<br /> XCOM: Chimera Squad: 25:00<br /> Xbox Conference Rumors and Predictions: 39:17<br /> Community Emails: 50:06</em></p> Thu, 23 Apr 2020 16:40:00 CDT Andy McNamara 109653 GI Show — Is Fallout 76: Wastelanders Any Good and Resident Evil 4 Remake Rumors https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/04/16/fallout-76-wastelanders-resident-evil-4-shadowlands <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/04/16/253e73dd/gishow_497.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, Andy Reiner, Alex Stadnik, and Dan "The Jacket" Tack join me to discuss Fallout 76: Wastelanders, the Resident Evil 4 Remake rumors, and World of Warcraft: Shadowlands&nbsp;Alpha. We&nbsp;finish with&nbsp;the always-entertaining and enlightening community emails.</p> <p dir="ltr">We do this week's show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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>Fallout 76: 4:53<br /> Resident Evil 4 Remake Rumors: 18:14<br /> World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Alpha: 29:48<br /> Community Emails: 42:35</em></p> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 13:00:13 CDT Andy McNamara 109601 Why We're Excited About Valorant & Final Fantasy 7 Remake — GI Show https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/2020/04/09/gi-show-final-fantasy-vii-remake-valorant-ps5-controller <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/04/09/fff108ab/gishow_496.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, Joe Juba, Alex Stadnik, and Dan Tack join me to discuss Final Fantasy VII&nbsp;Remake, Valorant, and the reveal of the PlayStation 5 controller. We&nbsp;finish with&nbsp;the always-entertaining and enlightening community emails.</p> <p dir="ltr">We do this week's show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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><i>Final Fantasy VII Remake: 4:16<br /> Valorant: 31:18<br /> PlayStation 5 Controller Reactions: 57:33<br /> E3 2021: 1:09:06<br /> Game Delays: 1:12:10<br /> Meme of the Week: 1:19:04<br /> Community Emails: 1:28:35</i></p> Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:39:59 CDT Andy McNamara 109563 GI Show — Is Skill-Based Matchmaking Good For Games? https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/04/02/gi-show-is-skill-based-matchmaking-good-for-games <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/04/02/de4aee12/gishow_495.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, Ben Reeves, Leo Vader, Brian Shea, and Dan Tack join me to chat&nbsp;about&nbsp;a ton of games, including Persona 5 Royal, Resident Evil 3, Sea of Stars, Gears Tactics, and Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord.&nbsp;The big talker for the show is skill-based matchmaking (SBMM),&nbsp; and we try to explain how it works and discuss how it affects your game for better or worse. We&nbsp;finish with&nbsp;the always-entertaining and enlightening community emails.</p> <p dir="ltr">We do this week's show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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><i>Persona 5 Royal: 6:20<br /> Resident Evil 3 Remake: 13:05<br /> Gears Tactics: 22:18<br /> Sea of Stars: 26:05<br /> Games to Play During Quarantine: 31:32</i><br /> <em>Mount &amp; Blade II: Bannerlord:&nbsp;</em>41:00<br /> <i>Skill-Based Matchmaking: 46:54<br /> Community Emails: 1:25:18</i></p> Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:05:05 CDT Andy McNamara 109527 GI Show - PlayStation 5 vs Xbox Series X: What It All Means https://www.gameinformer.com/video-podcast/the-game-informer-show/2020/03/26/gi-show-ps-5-vs-xbox-series-x-what-it-all-means <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-media.gameinformer.com/styles/body_default/s3/2020/03/26/0dbd514d/gishow_494.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="" typeof="Image" class="image-style-body-default" /> <p dir="ltr">On this week's episode of <em>The Game Informer Show</em>, I am joined by Ben Reeves, Alex Stadnik, and Leo Vader&nbsp;to chat&nbsp;about&nbsp;recent VR games&nbsp;Half-LIfe: Alyx and The Room VR: A Dark Matter. The big talker for the show, however, is discussing the battle between PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and what&nbsp;we think all the hardware stats really mean. We&nbsp;finish with&nbsp;the always-entertaining and enlightening community emails.</p> <p dir="ltr">We do this week's show from our homes as we hunker down in quarantine, so please forgive us for any audio or video hiccups as we deliver content outside the studio.</p> <p>Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me <a href="https://twitter.com/therealandymc" target="_blank">@therealandymc</a> to let me know what you think.&nbsp;</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&nbsp;on SoundCloud</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/2EWTEHrbZpNRAboYLimAhu">stream it on Spotify</a>, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page.&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> <p><i>Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for </i><em>The Game Informer Show's</em> <i>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><i>Left 4 Dead's Future: 6:03<br /> Half-Life: Alyx Review Discussion: 7:14<br /> The Room VR: A Dark Matter: 24:58<br /> PS5 Vs. Series X: 37:47<br /> Community Emails: 59:03</i></p> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:06:53 CDT Andy McNamara 109492