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Starfield, Redfall, And Kim Wallace Says Goodbye | GI Show

by Alex Stadnik on Jun 16, 2022 at 03:55 PM

This week's new episode of The Game Informer Show is here, and it's a massive one. We're breaking down our thoughts on Starfield, Redfall, and more from the Capcom and Xbox and Bethesda Showcases, along with our discussions of the Neon White and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge reviews. We also send off the one and only Kim "KStar" Wallace the right way and talk about her favorite cover stories, memories, and what's coming next in her wonderful career.

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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 hosts Alex Stadnik and Alex Van Aken every Thursday to chat about your favorite games – past and present – with Game Informer staff, developers, and special guests from all around the industry. Listen on Apple PodcastsSpotify, or your favorite podcast app.


Check out the timestamps below to jump to a particular point in the discussion:
00:00:00 - Intro
00:01:12 - Kim Wallace Says Goodbye
00:28:57 - Summer Game Fest Impressions
00:46:05 - Xbox And Bethesda Showcase Impressions
00:46:40 - Redfall
01:00:28 - Starfield
01:13:18 - Kojima/Xbox Partnership
01:21:04 - Capcom Showcase Impressions
01:21:23 - Resident Evil 4 Remake
01:30:15 - Resident Evil Village DLC
01:35:02 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge Review
01:47:35 - Neon White Review
02:04:27 - Housekeeping
02:08:45 - Community Emails

Topic Of The Show Part 1:

Kim Wallace Says Goodbye/Summer Game Fest Reactions

After a decade of some of the best written work in the industry, KStar is finally leaving Game Informer. The crew asks her about her favorite cover stories she ever wrote, her favorite ice cream flavor, and what she takes the most pride in from her time at GI. As for where she's going next, you'll just have to listen to the show to find out.

After that, Shea, Marcus, Stadnik, and Van Aken detail their trip to Los Angeles to cover Summer Game Fest 2022. They chat about what their favorite games were, the best moments from L.A., and how they already miss podcasting in person.

Read Kim's Tetsuya Nomura interview here.

Topic Of The Show Part 2:

Xbox and Capcom Showcase Reactions

The last few days have been some of the busiest in the industry. On Sunday, Microsoft took the digital stage to reveal what the next 12 months will look like for Xbox fans. The panel is here to discuss the biggest highlights from the stream, including their thoughts on Starfield, Redfall, and more. They then move to Capcom's stream and basically spend the entire time gushing over Resident Evil 4 and the upcoming DLC for Village.

Watch our Resident Evil 4 trailer breakdown here.

The Playlist:

Game Informer Staff discuss the games they're playing.

The Playlist is finally back and just in time as this week has two amazing titles. Marcus is up first to fill us in on his review of Teenage Mutant Turtles: Shredder's Revenge and why he thinks it's a fantastic game for TMNT veterans and newcomers alike. Next up, Blake is here to go demon mode and proclaim his love for Neon White, developer Ben Esposito's latest bizarre first-person shooter mixed with all the joys of speed running. Does Elden Ring finally have a challenger for game of the year? You'll just have to listen to find out.

Read our Neon White review here, and our Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge here.

Listener Questions:

The Game Informer crew answers your burning questions.

This week's Listener Questions are centered on Kim Wallace, and we're discussing what a game featuring her cat would look like, what JRPG needs a remake, and what the crew's favorite cover is.

Read this week's questions below and submit your own via the Official Game Informer Community Discord or by emailing us at Podcast@GameInformer.com:

If Kim had to make a game whose main character was Pancake, what would the game be in terms of the general story premise and gameplay? BiscuitsWithDavey
What was your favorite game to cover and review? - Logan
If you could give any JRPG the FF7 Remake treatment, what would you choose? - Joodonkadonk

Products In This Article

Starfieldcover

Starfield

Platform:
Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date:
2023
Redfallcover

Redfall

Platform:
Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date:
2023
Neon Whitecover

Neon White

Platform:
PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch, PC
Release Date:
June 16, 2022 (Switch, PC), 
December 13, 2022 (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revengecover

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Platform:
PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
June 16, 2022 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC), 
November 15, 2022 (PlayStation 5)
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Resident Evil Village

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation VR2, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac
Release Date:
May 7, 2021 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC), 
October 28, 2022 (Switch, Mac), 
TBA (PlayStation VR2)
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Resident Evil Village: Winters' Expansion

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Stadia, PC
Release Date:
October 28, 2022 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC), 
December 2, 2022 (Switch)