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Stray Review, Live A Live, And Game Informer Updates | GI Show

by Alex Van Aken on Jul 22, 2022 at 10:07 AM

In this episode of The Game Informer Show, Alex Van Aken takes over as host following Alex Stadnik's departure last week, and Jill Grodt leaves Game Informer of her own will following the recent layoffs of our staff. In a surprising turn, Wesley LeBlanc announces his return to Game Informer as Associate Editor. After these updates, the crew dives into the week's video game releases and discusses our Stray review with Blake Hester and why cats are a novel subject in video games. Rounding out the show, we chat about Live A Live and Saints Row with Andrew Reiner. 

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The Game Informer Show is a weekly gaming podcast covering the latest video game news, industry topics, exclusive reveals, and reviews. Join host Alex Van Aken every Thursday for a chat about your favorite games – past and present – with Game Informer staff, developers, and special guests from around the industry. Listen on Apple PodcastsSpotify, or your favorite podcast app.


00:00:00 – Introduction

00:02:00 – Podcast Updates

00:05:55 – Jill Grodt Leaves Game Informer

00:16:24 – Wesley LeBlanc Returns to Game Informer

00:19:25 – Stray Review Discussion

00:39:03 – Saints Row

00:46:52 – Live A Live

00:53:52 – Listener Emails

Products In This Article



PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date:
July 19, 2022 (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC), 
August 10, 2023 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
Live A Livecover

Live A Live

PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch, PC
Release Date:
July 22, 2022 (Switch), 
April 27, 2023 (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC)
Saints Rowcover

Saints Row

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date: