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IGN Unfiltered

Updated 9 days ago

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Video Games
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IGN Unfiltered goes in-depth with creators of your favorite video games, talking not just about the games themselves but about the fascinating lives of the people behind them. New episodes each month!

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IGN Unfiltered goes in-depth with creators of your favorite video games, talking not just about the games themselves but about the fascinating lives of the people behind them. New episodes each month!

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315 Ratings
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By Twinkie1717 - Jun 05 2019
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Always enjoyed Ryan’s work but this is where he shines. Keep them coming!

One of my favorite podcasts.

By DENATURED17 - Sep 12 2018
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I look forward to this podcast every month. Ryan always brings in great guests with great stories.

iTunes Ratings

315 Ratings
Average Ratings
293
9
7
2
4

Love it

By Twinkie1717 - Jun 05 2019
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Always enjoyed Ryan’s work but this is where he shines. Keep them coming!

One of my favorite podcasts.

By DENATURED17 - Sep 12 2018
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I look forward to this podcast every month. Ryan always brings in great guests with great stories.
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IGN Unfiltered

Updated 9 days ago

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IGN Unfiltered goes in-depth with creators of your favorite video games, talking not just about the games themselves but about the fascinating lives of the people behind them. New episodes each month!

Rank #1: Episode 44: Sam Lake (Max Payne, Alan Wake, Control, Quantum Break)

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Longtime Remedy Entertainment writer Sam Lake sat down to discuss his unexpected career, from how helping a friend led to writing Max Payne, creating Alan Wake, the elusive Alan Wake 2, lessons learned from Quantum Break, and how it's all led to Remedy's new game, Control.

Jul 23 2019
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 43: Bethesda Game Studios Director Todd Howard

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Longtime Bethesda Game Studios director Todd Howard joins us to discuss his Hall of Fame career, from the Terminator first-person shooter that got him started to the incredible success of The Elder Scrolls series to the acquisition of the Fallout IP to his new sci-fi project, Starfield.

Jun 04 2019
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 31: Xbox Creator Seamus Blackley

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Xbox creator Seamus Blackley shares stories from his incredible career, from being given the name Seamus at his first game development job, to the infamous first-person PC game Trespasser, to creating the Xbox at Microsoft, and much more!

May 15 2018
1 hour 38 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 01: Tim Schafer

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Double Fine Productions founder and LucasArts design legend Tim Schafer sits down for a one-hour chat about everything ranging from his canceled games to how he feels about LucasArts' closure to his proudest career moment and more!

Sep 29 2015
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 22: Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford

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The president and CEO of Borderlands creator Gearbox Studios shares stories from his fascinating career in games, including getting his start on Duke Nukem 3D, working on Half-Life, Halo, Brothers in Arms, and much more!

Sep 01 2017
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #6: Unfiltered 07: Gears of War and Lawbreakers Creator Cliff Bleszinski

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Legendary game designer Cliff Bleszinski joins us for over an hour to share Gears of War stories, how he developed his first game as a teenager, more about his new game Lawbreakers, and much more!

May 26 2016
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 18: Renowned Game Designer Peter Molyneux

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Peter Molyneux's career has been fascinating, whether you play his games or not. His resume includes Populous, Dungeon Keeper, Theme Park, Fable, and many more. This two-hour interview covers all of it, including other topics like Kinect and his future in games, among others.

Apr 28 2017
1 hour 48 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 39: Bonnie Ross

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343 Industries studio head and AIAS Hall of Famer Bonnie Ross discusses her entire career in this 70-minute interview, from her start on an NBA basketball game to how she came to ask for – and get – the keys to the Halo franchise, including the trials of Master Chief Collection and the lessons being applied to Halo Infinite. She discusses taking over Halo from Bungie, the mistakes of the Master Chief Collection, the reception of Halo 4, what they've learned from Halo 5, and what 343's approach is for Halo Infinite.

Feb 26 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 30: Josef Fares

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Filmmaker-turned-game-maker Josef Fares, the writer-director of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and A Way Out, shares stories from his career, including his (in)famous "F*** the Oscars!" rant from The Game Awards, his thoughts on Roger Ebert's "games aren't art" stance, and much more! 

Apr 10 2018
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 14: Naughty Dog Co-Founder and Oculus Exec Jason Rubin

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Naughty Dog co-founder Jason Rubin has been in the games business since he was 14. We interview him about building Naughty Dog, trying to save THQ, and making VR games at Oculus.

Dec 21 2016
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #11: Episode 23: Randy Pitchford Part 2 - Aliens: Colonial Marines, Battleborn, and More!

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The president and CEO of Borderlands creator Gearbox Studios returns after his initial visit last month to finish his story. This time, he shares more stories from his fascinating career in games, including Aliens: Colonial Marines, Battleborn, the future of Borderlands, and much more!

Sep 12 2017
1 hour 32 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 21: Deus Ex and System Shock Creator Warren Spector

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The creator of Deus Ex, System Shock, Ultima Underworld, Epic Mickey, and more sits down for an hour-long interview about his entire fascinating career.

Jul 14 2017
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 05: Halo and Destiny Composer Marty O'Donnell

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Halo and Destiny composer Marty O'Donnell shares incredible stories from his many years at Bungie, including a canceled game called 'Gypsum', how Halo 2 was originally supposed to end, meeting Paul McCartney, and much more!

Apr 09 2016
2 hours 3 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 35: Insomniac Founder Ted Price

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Ted Price founded Insomniac Games almost 20 years ago. In this hour-long interview, he details his life and career in video games, from his chance meeting with a future business partner to his early bet on PlayStation to creating games like Spyro, Ratchet and Clank, Sunset Overdrive, and now Spider-Man. 

Sep 11 2018
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 12: Call of Duty and Titanfall Creator Vince Zampella

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Our 45-minute chat with industry legend Vince Zampella covers his entire career, from his early days at GameTek to Medal of Honor to Call of Duty to the Activision lawsuit and now to Respawn and Titanfall.

Oct 21 2016
45 mins
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