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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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On this week's episode of The Game Informer Show podcast, we talk about some interesting news stories before Brian Shea talks about playing the first 1.5 hours of Pokémon Sword and Kimberley Wallace explains why she loves the new Trails of Cold Steel III. The director (Warren Arnold) of the excellent Push the Button from Jackbox Party Pack 6 then joins the show to talk about the game's development and then we dive in deep on how to write a game review with Game Informer's reviews editor Joe Juba. After some great community emails, we interview The Outer Worlds' co-game director Leonard Boyarsky and narrative designer Niati Poddar about getting the exciting RPG across the finish line.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 at the bottom of the page. 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.6:26 - Riot Games' new games12:08 - Fortnite Chapter 213:50 - Analogue Pocket16:24 - Pokémon Sword and Shield23:30 - Trails of Cold Steel III31:22 - Jackbox Party Pack 6's Warren Arnold48:17 - Writing Game Informer's reviews with Joe Juba1:34:00 - Community emails2:19:20 - Obsidian's Leonard Boyarsky and Nitai Poddar on creating The Outer Worlds
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this week's show, we talk about Wired's big reveal of even more information on the PlayStation 5. Then we unpack our full thoughts on Indivisible, John Wick Hex, and What the Golf. After some wonderful community emails, we dive in deep on Bungie's Destiny 2: Shadowkeep with Andy McNamara, Matt Miller, and Dan Tack.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 at the bottom of the page. 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.2:25 - Ghost Recon Breakpoint4:30 - PlayStation 5 news20:00 - Indivisible30:55 - John Wick Hex36:15 - What the Golf?38:00 - Untitled Goose Game40:40 - Community emails1:43:40 - Destiny 2: Shadowkeep
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! We have a big episode this week, with a passionate unloading of everything we learned in Tokyo from visiting Game Freak for our new cover story on Pokémon Sword and Shield and YS Net for Shenmue 3. We also share early impressions of Nintendo's bizarre new fitness peripheral and Ring Fit Adventure. After some wonderful community emails (thank YOU!), we're joined by the director of Capy's Grindstone Dan Vader, senior producer of Skate City Andrew Schimmel, and Where Cards Fall's Sam Rosenthal who talk about the process of releasing content on the Apple Arcade.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 at the bottom of the page. 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.3:40 - Pokémon Sword and Shield36:35 - Little Town Hero40:10 - Shenmue 31:04:20 - Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair1:08:25 - Ring Fit Adventure1:17:10 - Community emails2:26:05 - Apple Arcade developer roundtable
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode we get to unpack Ben Reeves' latest adventure where he got to play several hours of Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Part II on the PlayStation 4. After that we compare two games clearly inspired by From Software's Dark Souls: Code Vein and The Surge 2. After some wonderful community emails, in the back half of the show Andy McNamara, Andrew Reiner, and Matt Miller weigh in on the surprising launch of Apple Arcade and what it means for the game industry and mobile microtransactions.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 at the bottom of the page. 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 - The Last of Us Part II21:00 - Humanity21:56 - Contra: Rogue Corps24:10 - Code Vein28:40 - The Surge 234:14 - Community emails1:32:40 - Apple Arcade impressions
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this week's show, Joe Juba and Kimberley Wallace are back from the Tokyo Game Show and talk about what it was like to visit Kojima Productions, play the new PvP Resident Evil game, and learn all about the Final Fantasy VII Remake. Then Jeff Cork, Ben Reeves, and new intern Alex Stadnik weigh in on Nintendo's wonderful remake of Link's Awakening. After some great community emails, we're releasing the audio of a fascinating conversation we had while visiting Infinity Ward for our cover story on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with Joel Emslie, Geoffrey Smith, and Mark Grigsby about developing Call of Duty 4 and what it was like to leave Infinity Ward for Respawn and then return to make a new Modern Warfare.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 at the bottom of the page. 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.9:35 - Death Stranding36:40 - Resident Evil's "Project Resistance"45:45 - Nioh 249:20 - Final Fantasy VII Remake57:55 - Yakuza: Like a Dragon1:01:00 - NHL 201:12:05 - The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening1:19:10 - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's beta1:22:55 - Community emails2:10:45 - Infinity Ward on developing Call of Duty 42:30:49 - Infinity Ward developers on leaving Respawn
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this week's episode, we share our thoughts on Borderlands 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, Red Dead Online's big update, and much more. After some great community emails, we're joined by Brian Shea and Jeff Cork to run down our five favorite games for the beloved Sega Dreamcast.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 at the bottom of the page. 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.1:55 - Borderlands 38:35 - The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening15:50 - Red Dead Online: Frontier Pursuits19:12 - PAX Indies26:00 - Blasphemous27:34 - Remnant: From The Ashes30:15 - Apple Arcade33:10 - Final Fantasy VII Remake37:43 - Yakuza 739:40 - Greedfall47:00 - Community emails1:26:20 - Our Top 5 Favorite Dreamcast games
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! Ben Hanson's out this week so Jeff Cork and Leo Vader take over for a fun, bizarre episode. First, Kim Wallace joins us to discuss her review of Monster Hunter Iceborne. Then, Joe Juba covers Knights and Bikes along with River City Girls, and listens contentedly as Cork weighs in on Blair Witch. After that, Andrew Reiner joins us to discuss his reviews of Gears 5 and Wreckfest. After some fun community emails, we get Joe Juba back to play a twist on Back Of The Box Trivia that may or may not have panned out. Thanks for joining us everyone, Ben Hanson will be back 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 at the bottom of the page. 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.2:06 - Monster Hunter World: Iceborne14:33 - Knights and Bikes18:59 - River City Girls21:52 - Blair Witch28:18 - Gears 540:02 - Wreckfest44:13 - Community Emails1:12:14 - Back Of The Disc Trivia
All month long we've been rolling out exclusive features covering Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare. 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 Infinity Ward's studio narrative director Taylor Kurosaki and multiplayer design director Joe Cecot to answer as many of those questions as he can.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 the banner below to visit our now complete hub of exclusive video and written features on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare!
Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! Thank you so much for sticking with us. On today's episode, we talk about our reviews for Remedy's Control, Platinum's Astral Chain, Man of Medan, and Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. Then after some wonderful community emails, we're joined by Game Informer's outgoing interns Blake Woog, Joseph Stanichar, and Emma McMurphy to talk about their experience. We should note that the intern segment was recorded several weeks ago and might be outdated in a couple of key, emotional areas...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 at the bottom of the page. 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.:30 - Telling Lies3:00 - Control19:00 - Astral Chain23:30 - Man of Medan32:20 - Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey45:50 - Community emails1:15:35 - Goodbye to interns Blake Woog, Joseph Stanichar, and Emma McMurphy
Our deepest thanks to everybody that watches, listens to, or reads any of Game Informer's content... and thanks for checking out this bizarre episode of The Game Informer Show. By now you might have heard that there were recently seven wonderful people laid off at Game Informer, so we begin the show with Andy McNamara filling us in on the state of the company. After that, the conversation gets more uplifting as we talk about Death Stranding and the afterlife of Oninaki. After some wonderfully sweet community emails, we're joined by the creator of Magic: The Gathering Richard Garfield and Jeopardy super-champion Ken Jennings to talk about their upcoming trivia game Half Truth. Thanks again for all of the support throughout the years.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 at the bottom of the page. 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.:10 - Andy McNamara on the state of Game Informer5:45 - Gamescom news recap (Imran would have been on this)12:18 - Death Stranding22:35 - Astral Chain28:30 - Oninaki35:50 - Rainbow 6 Major event39:30 - Pokémon World Championships (Suriel would have been on this)48:45 - Community emails (Kyle and Suriel would have been on this)1:47:13 - Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings on Half Truth
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Joshua Adams

z9h asvvsbr

Sep 12th
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Mason Clark

Black ops 4 was diasapointing. Hopefully modern warfare is good

Sep 11th
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Lee Hunter

they ignored all dlc and microtransaction questions .. not being honest with players... no thanks. taking my money elsewhere

Sep 3rd
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Caleb Garvey

My issue is not having at least 2 friends to play with, its having at least 2 friends that want to play that game haha

Jun 11th
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Rodolfo Garcia

These guys have lost all respect with me.

May 23rd
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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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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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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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