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Pokémon Violet Launch

Pokémon Violet Launch Impressions And The Game Awards Nominees | GI Show

by Alex Van Aken on Nov 17, 2022 at 10:11 AM

In this week's episode of The Game Informer Show, the crew shares its Pokémon Violet launch impressions, breaks down the list of The Game Awards nominees, and discusses our latest game reviews, including Somerville and Pentiment. Before diving into a round of listener emails, Marcus chats about the role-playing farming-sim hybrid, Harvestella.

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Jump to the timestamps to get to a particular point of discussion:

00:00:00 - Intro

00:01:31 - The Game Awards Nominees

00:42:05 - Pokémon Scarlet & Pokémon Violet

01:01:31 - Harvestella

01:15:43 - Somerville Review

01:25:04 - Pentiment Review

01:34:09 - Listener Questions and Housekeeping

Products In This Article

Pokémon Violetcover

Pokémon Violet

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PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date:
November 14, 2022 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC), 
August 31, 2023 (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4)


PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
November 15, 2022 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC), 
February 22, 2024 (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch)


Switch, PC
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