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Axiom Verge 2, Back 4 Blood, and James McAvoy Interview | GI Show

by Ben Reeves on Aug 12, 2021 at 03:23 PM

In this week's episode of The Game Informer Show, we discuss a handful of games we've been digging recently, including Axiom Verge 2, Back 4 Blood, Eldest Souls, Dodgeball Academia, Golf Club Wasteland

We also have an interview with actor James McAvoy who is in the upcoming indie game 12 Minutes about a man caught in a timeloop, trying to prevent the death of his wife. McAvoy talks about the recording process as well has his history playing video games – in fact, he shares one story about how he had to melt a disc copy of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, because he was staying up late playing the game instead of preparing for work. For more on 12 Minutes, be sure to read our interview with Willem Dafoe

It's a full show, but we make time for another fantastic round of community emails. So please join John Carson (@John_Carson), Matthew Miller (@MatthewRMiller), Brian Shea (@BrianPShea), Marcus Stewart (@MarcusStewart7), Alex Van Aken (@itsVanAken), and Ben Reeves (@Benjaminreeves) for a new wild and ever-entertaining episode!

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

00:00:00 - Introduction

00:02:45 - Eldest Souls

00:08:41 - Dodgeball Academia

00:15:47 - Hades Next-Gen

00:18:37 - Axiom Verge 2

00:32:00 - Back 4 Blood Beta

00:41:50 - Death’s Door

00:44:08 - SplitGate

00:51:08 - Community Email

01:35:47 - James McAvoy Interview | 12 Minutes

Products In This Article

Axiom Verge 2cover

Axiom Verge 2

PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch, PC
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Back 4 Bloodcover

Back 4 Blood

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
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Eldest Soulscover

Eldest Souls

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
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Dodgeball Academiacover

Dodgeball Academia

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Golf Club Nostalgiacover

Golf Club Nostalgia

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
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Alex Van Aken contributed to this article.