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Game Informer's staff break down the week's biggest releases, reveal exclusive information on exciting games on the horizon, respond to listener emails, play game-focused trivia, and interview the most interesting developers in the industry. Check it out!
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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Andrew Reiner, and Dan Tack talk about Tack's review for Rage 2 from id and Avalanche Studios, then Kyle Hilliard joins the podcast to talk about playing the new Darth Vader-focused game on Oculus called Vader Immortal. Kimberley Wallace and Joe Juba also share new, exclusive impressions of Supermassive Games' Man of Medan and debate the remake of Final Fantasy VII. After some great community emails, we're joined by David Brevik to talk about designing Diablo at Blizzard North, his new game It Lurks Below, and the history of creating Marvel Heroes.You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show.Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.3:45 - Rage 220:50 - Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark22:13 - Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series - Episode 137:10 - Man of Medan50:00 - Final Fantasy VII's remake1:19:10 - Community emails2:18:00 - David Brevik interview on It Lurks Below and Diablo2:49:50 - David Brevik on creating Marvel Heroes
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this week's show, we share new impressions of playing Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order based on our new cover story! We also talk about the exciting reveal of Ubisoft's Ghost Recon Breakpoint and review the new high-end PS4 and PC controller from Astro. After some great community emails, we're joined by Keith Fuller, Aaron San Fillippo, and Allison Salmon to talk about designing the original Marvel: Ultimate Alliance game at Raven Software.You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show.Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.4:15 - Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order43:56 - Ghost Recon Breakpoint57:26 - Shakedown Hawaii59:00 - Astro C40 and high-end controller reviews1:11:55 - Community emails2:08:30 - Interview on developing Raven's Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 1
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.You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show.Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.3:05 - Borderlands 316:50 - BoxBoy! + BoxGirl!21:35 - Earthworm Jim on Intellivision Amico24:30 - Sonic the Hedgehog trailer reaction35:25 - Oculus Quest42:00 - Valve Index48:00 - Labo VR for Super Mario Odyssey/Breath of the Wild52:00 - Community emails1:31:50 - Final Fantasy XV's lead designer Wan Hazmer on No Straight Roads
Game Informer's Suriel Vazquez takes over hosting duties for the week and hits the ground running with a deep dive on the good and bad of Mortal Kombat 11's launch with Andrew Reiner and Imran Khan. After a quick chat about the latest in the world of Anthem, Matts both Kato and Bertz join the show to talk about their time playing Days Gone. Then, Javy Gwaltney and Jeff Marchiafava tag in to give their continuing thoughts on Dreams after a week in early access. After some fun community emails, we finish off the show with a twist on Back Of The Box Trivia that's much harder to put together and ends up being much shorter. Enjoy, and look forward to Ben Hanson's return next week!You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show.Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.2:28 - Mortal Kombat 1135:16 - Anthem42:24 - Days Gone58:53 - Dreams1:18:55 - Community Emails2:14:37 - Steam Review Trivia
All month long we've been rolling out exclusive features covering Mortal Kombat 11. Earlier this week we opened things up to the community and received hundreds and hundreds of burning questions, and on this special episode of The Game Informer Show we've Skyped in NetherRealm designer Derek Kirtzic to answer as many of those questions as he can. Check out the interview to learn more about the Nintendo Switch version, how the team chooses characters, NPCs, stage transformations, and much more.You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Click on the banner below to check out all of Game Informer's exclusive content for Mortal Kombat 11.
Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Andrew Reiner, and Kyle Hilliard talk about the week's biggest gaming news, including a lot of new details about Sony's next PlayStation console. We also share everything we know about Respawn's upcoming Star Wars game and break down the Rise of Skywalker trailer. Joe Juba and Javy Gwaltney also join the show to talk about the fun action of Katana Zero and we talk about some of the recent interesting ports to the Nintendo Switch. After some great community emails, we say goodbye to Game Informer interns Hunter Wolfe, Jason Guisao, and Nathan Anstadt.You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show.Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.1:35 - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate update3:17 - Dreams11:20 - PlayStation 5 details24:05 - Xbox One S All-Digital Edition26:45 - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order40:25 - Vader Immortal44:07 - Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer impressions55:00 - Supraland57:35 - World War Z1:02:35 - Katana Zero1:10:45 - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy1:14:55 - Final Fantasy VII on Switch1:17:24 - Final Fantasy X/X-2 on Switch1:23:00 - Dragon's Dogma on Switch1:28:38 - Community emails2:17:50 - Interns Hunter Wolfe, Jason Guisao, and Nathan Anstadt pitch their dream game
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! This week we're doing some spring cleaning with an episode packed full of quick discussions of the weeks releases, including Labo VR, Operencia, EDF: Iron Rain, Vacation Simulator, Hypnospace Outlaw, and Elder Scrolls Blades. Then, just in time for Star Wars Celebration, strap in for a huge roundtable discussion ranking the best games from Star Wars' long history in the medium. After that, Oddworld Inhabitants' Lorne Lanning and Bennie Terry join us in-studio to talk about the ups and downs in the development of Soulstorm.You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show.Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.3:30 Labo VR11:18 Operencia17:26 Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain20:03 Vacation Simulator21:58 Hypnospace Outlaw23:35 Elder Scrolls Blades27:24 Ranking The Best Star Wars Games1:00:05 Community Emails1:44:15 Oddworld: Soulstorm Interview
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! We have an exciting episode for you all this week, fueled by our recent trip to NetherRealm Studios to learn all about Mortal Kombat 11. We also walk through why we all can't stop thinking about the strange reveal of Borderlands 3 and talk about some of our favorite indie games from PAX and GDC. After some great community emails, Andrew Reiner and Suriel Vazquez explain how the team at Game Informer created a list ranking the 30 greatest fighting games of all time.You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show.Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.2:00 - Mortal Kombat 1128:55 - Borderlands 346:30 - The best indies from PAX/GDC47:35 - Young Souls48:35 - Streets of Rage 449:48 - Divinity: Fallen Heroes51:10 - Mistover5125 - Star Renegades52:00 - The Sojourn53:03 - Marvel's Iron Man VR55:40 - No Man's Sky in VR1:01:25 - Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's new Alcatraz Blackout map1:05:20 - Photographs1:12:40 - Community emails2:14:00 - The Top 30 Fighting Games of All Time
We've spent all of March rolling out exclusive features on Control, and as we approach the end it's time to gather questions from the community to help us get the important details we may have missed. For this special episode of The Game Informer Show, we Skype in game director Mikael Kasurinen, narrative director Brooke Maggs, and communications director Thomas Puha to find out about the length of the game, why they went exclusive to Epic on PC, and much more.You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Click on the banner below to enter our (now complete) hub of exclusive video and written features on Control, and stay tuned to Game Informer as we reveal our next cover in the coming days!
Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Brian Shea,  Andrew Reiner, and Kyle Hilliard talk about PlayStation's State of Play announcements including Iron Man VR, Yoshi's Crafted World on the Nintendo Switch, and MLB 19. Then Kimberley Wallace and Elise Favis join the show to talk about the final episode ever of The Walking Dead. Matt Bertz and Javy Gwaltney have a lot to say about Avalanche Software's Generation Zero, Battlefield V's firestorm mode, and the surprising sequel Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2. After some great (Google Stadia-centric) emails we're joined by Alex Ward to talk about Dangerous Driving and his past working on the Burnout and Need for Speed series at Criterion Games.You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 by clicking here. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show.Our thanks to the talented Super Marcato Bros. for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their original tunes and awesome video game music podcast at their website.To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below...3:25 - PlayStation's State of Play announcements5:10 - Iron Man VR9:40 - No Man's Sky VR11:15 - Yoshi's Crafted World15:55 - MLB 1925:00 - Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid30:00 - The Walking Dead Finale41:30 - Generation Zero44:35 - Battlefield V's Firestorm battle royale51:35 - Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 258:00 - Wolfenstein: Youngblood1:01:40 - Community emails1:54:15 - Alex Ward Burnout/Dangerous Driving interview2:39:15 - The Walking Dead Finale spoilers
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Mason Clark

so is mortal kombat 11 worth it

May 15th
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Mike Sweet

1:00:46 "Gethafuck ouuuuuuuut" Love it.

May 10th
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Mason Clark

ooooh

Apr 5th
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Jackson White

Did he say sallmon?

Mar 11th
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John Wakefield

that email section was so hilarious 😂😂😂😂😂

Jan 25th
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Smokey Raynes

upstate ny strong museum.. great place

Dec 29th
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William Koenig

If by “red” you mean as many middle fingers at trump as possible, then yes vote red. #🖕🏻trump

Nov 3rd
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Zac Cuda

vote red

Nov 2nd
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minions kevin11

could you guys say something nice about fallout 76 please? Every episode you have it in title u say 2 sentences and not one good thing :(

Oct 25th
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Elliott Smith

Love the show. Listen every week on Friday to get me through the day and ready for the weekend. Keep it up!

Aug 3rd
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Mason Clark

Elliott Smith there is not a lot of stuff. not enough every weekend

Apr 17th
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Casey Rose

for some reason this episode won't download or play on my phone.... 😒

Jul 26th
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Kain Kenny

Stopped reading the magazine and the podcast isn't much better. can't seem to find a good, consistent gaming podcast

Jul 23rd
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Joshua Fulkerson

Kain Kenny byte me podcast

Aug 23rd
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Elliott Smith

Kain Kenny Cagcast or giant bombcast are two others i enjoy.

Aug 3rd
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Adam Conforti

July 19th episode is broken on Castbox.

Jul 20th
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Matt Johnson

I have listened to most of the episodes and I can't stand the guy leading the podcast. his voice and a lot of his opinions make me want to listen to a different videogame podcast, but unfortunately there isn't very many options.

Jun 17th
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David Brown

how do u give zelda botw a 10 and god a war a 9.75 when its better then zelda

Apr 21st
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Julian Watkins

"Swing it, Leo swing it!" "That quote is obscene" That cracked me the heck up!

Mar 20th
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Roger Villalobos

video games are awesome -Abraham Lincoln

Feb 14th
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Daichi Bisbee

Just gave you guys a listen today and I love it. Keep up the good work guys!! Best podcast I've found on Android so far.

Jan 26th
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DED

#GetTheFriendsOut

Dec 16th
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