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The staff of Game Informer chat it up each week bout the latest news, previews and reviews from the game industry. Each show will cover the weeks hot topics plus the games you're looking forward to or may not know about yet.

The staff of Game Informer chat it up each week bout the latest news, previews and reviews from the game industry. Each show will cover the weeks hot topics plus the games you're looking forward to or may not know about yet.
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The staff of Game Informer chat it up each week bout the latest news, previews and reviews from the game industry. Each show will cover the weeks hot topics plus the games you're looking forward to or may not know about yet.

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English


Episodes

GI Show – Smash Ultimate, Epic Vs. Valve, Below Interview

12/6/2018
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Welcome to The Game Informer Show! Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, and Jeff Cork share their thoughts on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch and Beat Saber for the PS4. Then Jeff Marchiafava joins the show to talk about Avalanche's Just Cause 4 and the XCOM-like Mutant Year Zero. Matt Bertz and Imran Khan also join the podcast to talk about Epic using Fortnite's popularity to help launch a competitor to Steam. After some really fun community emails, we're joined by Capybara's Kris...

Duration:02:26:47

GI Show – Red Dead Online, Fallout 76, Just Cause 4 Interview

11/29/2018
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Game Informer Editor-In-Chief Andy McNamara guest hosts this episode of the GI Show! He's joined by Andrew Reiner, Matt Bertz and Javy Gwaltney to kick off the episode with an open discussion of how we're looking at the best games of the year as living games continue to thrive years after release. Then, Jeff Cork tags in to tell tales of his rivalry with Javy in Red Dead Online. Kyle Hilliard joins the battle to discuss the solid action-adventure Darksiders III, as well as the less solid...

Duration:02:58:31

GI Show – Smash Ultimate/Sakurai, E3's Future, Thanks To 2018

11/22/2018
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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, Brian Shea, Suriel Vazquez, and Imran Khan share new gameplay impressions of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate before diving in and discussing the full career of its creator Masahiro Sakurai. After some great community emails, Ben Hanson, Jeff Cork, Jeff Marchiafava, and Leo Vader look back at gaming in 2018 by listing all of the things they're thankful for in games like Red Dead Redemption II, God of War, Insomniac's Spider-Man, and much more. You can...

Duration:01:47:24

Spoiling And Debating Red Dead Redemption II's Ending

11/21/2018
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If you're reading this, then I really hope you've finished playing Red Dead Redemption II. As you can tell from our review, we really love the game and it contains a lot to digest and talk through. In the video above, Ben Hanson, Joe Juba, Javy Gwaltney, Matt Bertz, and Leo Vader share their full thoughts on the game's story and ending. This is your official spoiler warning! The conversation went on for so long that we decided to post the audio in the feed for The Game Informer Show podcast...

Duration:01:16:25

GI Show – Pokémon: Let's Go, Battlefield V, Spyro Reignited Interview

11/15/2018
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On this game-packed episode of The Game Informer Show podcast, Ben Hanson is joined by Brian Shea, Andrew Reiner, and Kyle Hilliard to talk about Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee, the bizarre Detective Pikachu trailer, and work-in-progress impressions of Bethesda's Fallout 76. On this episode we also talk about the new remaster Spyro the Dragon, rave about Tetris Effect, take a detour for Hitman 2, and get Matt Bertz to talk about his time reviewing DICE's Battlefield V. After some really fun...

Duration:03:03:57

GI Show – Warcraft III Exclusive, Diablo Immortal, Red Dead Developer Roundtable

11/8/2018
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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Ben Hanson, Dan Tack, Andrew Reiner, and Andy McNamara talk about Blizzcon 2018's highlights, the outrage over Diablo Immortal, and share exclusive details on Wacraft III: Reforged based on our new cover story. Then Kyle Hilliard, Kimberley Wallace, and Jeff Cork join the show to talk about From Software and Miyazaki's new PSVR game Déraciné and Namco's drumming game Taiko no Tatsujin. After some great community emails, we're joined by...

Duration:02:42:18

GI Show – Red Dead Redemption II, Smash Ultimate, Darksiders III Interview

11/1/2018
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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Ben Reeves, Matt Miller, Elise Favis, Matt Bertz, Jeff Cork, and Leo Vader all gather around the campfire to debate Rockstar's incredibly bold approach with the design of Red Dead Redemption 2 and break down the highlights from the PlayStation Classic line-up. Then Kyle Hilliard, Suriel Vazquez, and Imran Khan join the show to talk about the final Nintendo Direct on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch and also Toby Fox's surprising follow-up to Undertale...

Duration:02:52:03

Answering Dreams' Lingering Questions

10/29/2018
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We're wrapping up our month of coverage on Media Molecule's Dreams and we wanted to close things out with one last chance to have your biggest questions about the game answered. On this special edition of The Game Informer Show, we're joined by Dreams creative director Mark Healey and Media Molecule's studio director Siobhan Reddy to answer dozens of questions from the community. Just to set expectations, the team at Media Molecule outlines their plans for the beta but they don't give a...

Duration:00:48:53

The Untold Story Of Guillermo Del Toro's Canceled Game Insane

10/26/2018
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Welcome to a special edition of The Game Informer Show podcast! On this bonus episode, we're telling the full story behind the development of THQ and Volition's collaboration with the acclaimed film director Guillermo del Toro. We're joined by three former Volition developers who worked extensively on the game: Insane's art director Matt Flegel, lead writer Steve Jaros (now at Valve), and senior producer/creative director Jacques Hennequet. Up until this point, all we knew about the...

Duration:01:02:13

GI Show – Red Dead Redemption 2, Fallout 76, Tetris Effect Interview

10/25/2018
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On this big episode of The Game Informer Show, Ben Hanson, Matt Bertz, and Andrew Reiner talk about Bertz's review for Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2. Then Kyle Hilliard joins the show to talk about the uneven beta for Fallout 76 and the surprising DLC for Insomniac's Spider-Man called The Heist. Dan Tack and Suriel Vazquez also talk about the new game from CD Projekt RED... it's a card game called Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales. After some great emails sent to podcast@gameinformer.com,...

Duration:02:38:58

GI Show – Battlefield V, Blackout, Jump Force

10/18/2018
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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Suriel Vazquez and Matt Bertz get into hands-on impressions from Suriel's time with Battlefield V's single-player campaign. Then, Kyle Hilliard, Andrew Reiner, and Jeff Marchiafava join the show to talk about Call Of Duty Black Ops 4's Blackout, the best multiplayer mode that they don't play together. Then, Suriel returns with Brian Shea to talk Soul Calibur VI and Jump Force. The cast rotates further as Matt Miller and Jeff Cork join to discuss Ubisoft's...

Duration:02:05:31

GI Show – Black Ops 4, Fallout 76, Spider-Man Interview

10/12/2018
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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Dan Tack, Leo Vader, and Jeff Cork talk about Tack's glowing review of the new Call of Duty and why the Blackout battle royale mode stands out in particular. We also talk about the best party games of all time with the new release of Jackbox Party Pack 5 and Leo Vader insists on talking about Crayola Scoot. Then Andrew Reiner joins the show to walk us through his conflicted feelings on his time playing Fallout 76. Before we get to some great community emails, we...

Duration:02:42:46

GI Show – Dreams, Harry Potter Leak, Assassin's Creed Odyssey

10/4/2018
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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Javy Gwaltney, and Elise Favis share exclusive, new impressions of visiting Media Molecule for our Dreams cover story and we also talk about the wild leak of a new Harry Potter game. Then we assemble a surprising crew to talk about playing Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Kyle Hilliard and Ben Reeves come by to talk about Mega Man 11, Astro Bot: Rescue Mission, and even the creation of Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire. After some great community emails where...

Duration:03:00:42

GI Show – Forza Horizon 4, The End Of Telltale, Spider-Man Game Club Part 3

9/27/2018
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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Ben Hanson, Andrew Reiner, Matt Miller, and Ben Reeves talk about the glowing review for Microsoft's Forza Horizon 4. Elise Favis and Kimberley Wallace then join the show to talk about playing the first episode of Life is Strange 2 and then we talk about the sad and surprising closure of Telltales Games and the ambiguous end for The Walking Dead. The Tokyo Game Show is over and done with, and we have Kimberley Wallace to talk about the...

Duration:03:18:43

Answering Black Ops 4/Blackout's Lingering Questions

9/21/2018
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All month long, we've hopefully been answering your questions about Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 with our new cover story. With our final exclusive feature on the game, we've turned the reins over to the community and you all provided hundreds of great questions for Treyarch's design director David Vonderhaar to answer. On this special edition episode of The Game Informer Show, we Skyped in Vonderhaar and got as many answers as we could about Blackout and much, much more. You can watch the...

Duration:00:42:33

GI Show – Red Dead Redemption 2, PlayStation Classic, Spider-Man Game Club Part 2

9/20/2018
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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Jeff Cork, and Matt Bertz share gameplay impressions of playing Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2. Brian Shea and Matt Bertz also talk about playing NHL 19 and the excellent NBA 2K19. Then we dive back in time and talk about the announcement of the PlayStation Classic and playing old NES games through the Nintendo Switch Online. We also cover the latest Nintendo Direct featuring Luigi's Mansion 3 and Animal Crossing and Valkyria Chronicles 4. After some great...

Duration:03:03:16

GI Show – Shadow Of The Tomb Raider, Destiny 2: Forsaken, Spider-Man Game Club

9/13/2018
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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Kimberley Wallace, Kyle Hilliard, and Ben Reeves talk about our review for Shadow of the Tomb Raider from Eidos Montreal and interview some of the developers behind the game. Then Matt Miller and Suriel Vazquez join the show to share their full thoughts on Destiny 2: Forsaken and why the expansion is so exciting for Destiny fans. After some great community emails, we kick off our exciting GI Game Club discussion for Insomniac's Spider-Man by dissecting everything...

Duration:03:21:35

GI Show – Blackout Exclusive, Spider-Man, Strong Museum Of Play

9/6/2018
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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Dan Tack, and Javy Gwaltney share exclusive, new gameplay impressions from Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's battle royale mode called Blackout. Then Andrew Reiner and Kyle Hilliard stop by to talk about why they love Insomniac's Spider-Man on PS4 and share new details on Fallout 76 from an interview with Todd Howard. We also break down the best games from PAX 2018, including an in-depth discussion about Valve's DOTA 2 card game Artifact. After some great community...

Duration:02:54:45

The Inside Story Of Recording Metal Gear Solid

9/3/2018
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This original feature was posted May 25th, 2016. The first Metal Gear Solid on the original PlayStation was a turning point in the game industry. In 1998, Hideo Kojima and his team at Konami delivered a game widely praised as one of the most cinematic, interactive experiences in gaming. A large part of the game's positive reception hinged on some of the most memorable voice-work in the industry. On this special edition of The Game Informer Show, we take a deep dive into the history and...

Duration:01:09:37

GI Show – Dragon Quest XI, Cyberpunk Reactions, Game Music Trivia

8/30/2018
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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Ben Hanson, Andrew Reiner, and Kimberley Wallace talk about the review for Square-Enix's Dragon Quest XI: Echoes Of An Elusive Age. Javy Gwaltney, Brian Shea, and Kyle Hilliard talk about The Messenger, Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate on Nintendo Switch, and Donut County. Then Jeff Cork, Suriel Vazquez, and Ben Reeves regale us with their trip to Gamescom and some of the exciting games we missed last week. After some great...

Duration:02:29:40