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GI Show – Borderlands 3, Sonic Reaction, Final Fantasy XV Interview

by Ben Hanson on May 02, 2019 at 02:20 PM

Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Imran Khan unpacks his time playing Gearbox's Borderlands 3 and Ben Reeves explains why now is such a great time to check out Nintendo's new BoxBoy game. Then Andrew Reiner and Kyle Hilliard try to wrap their minds around the new Sonic the Hedgehog trailer and the new wave of VR competition heating up. After some great community emails, we're joined by Wan Hazmer to talk about his time as lead game designer for Final Fantasy XV and his team's upcoming game No Straight Roads.

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

3:05 - Borderlands 3
16:50 - BoxBoy! + BoxGirl!
21:35 - Earthworm Jim on Intellivision Amico
24:30 - Sonic the Hedgehog trailer reaction
35:25 - Oculus Quest
42:00 - Valve Index
48:00 - Labo VR for Super Mario Odyssey/Breath of the Wild
52:00 - Community emails
1:31:50 - Final Fantasy XV's lead designer Wan Hazmer on No Straight Roads