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The Game Informer Show

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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. Subscribe today!

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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. Subscribe today!

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982 Ratings
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Love it

By JSm00v - Jun 20 2019
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They really need to promote more digital mediums. They are hilarious and charismatic.

Great gaming podcast

By EnderThaFoe - Jun 17 2019
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One of the best out there. It’s a well made gaming podcast.

iTunes Ratings

982 Ratings
Average Ratings
817
91
23
30
21

Love it

By JSm00v - Jun 20 2019
Read more
They really need to promote more digital mediums. They are hilarious and charismatic.

Great gaming podcast

By EnderThaFoe - Jun 17 2019
Read more
One of the best out there. It’s a well made gaming podcast.
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The Game Informer Show

Updated 10 days ago

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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. Subscribe today!

Rank #1: GI Show – Sekiro, Google Stadia, The Division 2

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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this week's massive episode, Suriel Vazquez and Kyle Hilliard grill Dan Tack on his review of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Then, special guest Ben Hanson joins the show to dance around talking about what makes Baba Is You so special. After that, Andrew Reiner talks about the developments happening at GDC, including Google's game streaming service Stadia and some surprising Nindies. Then, Ben Reeves joins to talk about Kyle's visit to the set of Detective Pikachu he took last year. Wow, this description is still going. After some great community emails, Matt Miller joins a roundtable discussion of what makes The Division 2 so special two weeks into its life, and what could still use some improvement.

You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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...

2:08 - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
24:55 - Baba Is You
31:34 - GDC/Google Stadia
55:17 - Nindies
1:04:55 - Detective Pikachu
1:26:38 - Community Emails
2:43:32 - The Division 2

Mar 21 2019
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Rank #2: GI Show – 2019's Most Anticipated Games, Division 2, Destiny And Bungie's Future

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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Joe Juba, Kyle Hilliard, and Matt Bertz run down their most-anticipated games for 2019 and share new information on Metro Exodus and The Division 2 from Ubisoft. Then Suriel Vazquez joins the show to talk about the funky new No More Heroes game on the Nintendo Switch. After a mountain of great community emails, we're joined by Imran Khan to talk about some of the wildest gaming news from 2019 so far.

You can watch the video below, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Playlisten to episode 433 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 - Vane
6:15 - The next Pokémon
9:25 - Metro Exodus
14:30 - Psychonauts 2
17:35 - The Outer Worlds
21:20 - Animal Crossing on Switch
25:40 - The Division 2
35:00 - One Piece: World Seeker
38:20 - Devil May Cry 5
41:30 - Age of Empires IV
44:50 - Doom Eternal
49:15 - Control
51:55 - Anthem
55:27 - Dreams
1:01:00 - Predicting The Last of Us Part II and Cyberpunk's release date
1:08:00 - Even more games we're excited to play in 2019
1:21:35 - Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes
1:29:45 - Community emails
1:58:25 - Answering community questions about Sekiro
2:06:20 - Back to community emails
2:40:20 - The biggest news from 2019
2:41:40 - EA cancelling another Star Wars game
2:49:55 - Bungie and Activision's split and Destiny's fuutre
2:58:00 - Unity vs. Improbable
3:05:00 - The new Ghostbusters movie
3:08:20 - Gearbox drama

Jan 17 2019
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Rank #3: GI Show - Death Stranding, Modern Warfare, Justin Roiland Interview

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Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, Joe Juba, and Suriel Vazquez break down Hideo Kojima's new trailer for Death Stranding on the PlayStation 4. Then Andy McNamara and Dan Tack join the show to talk about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and reminisce about Blizzard history by talking about World of WarCraft Classic. Also, Matt Miller and Kyle Hilliard talk about playing the irreverent games Void Bastards and Trover Saves the Universe from Justin Roiland. After some strange community emails, Kyle interviews the co-creator or Rick and Morty, Justin Roiland, about what it took to create Trover Saves the Universe.

You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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.

2:35 - Dreams review
4:40 - Death Stranding
37:28 - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
56:00 - Interviewing Blizzard's president J. Allen Brack
1:06:40 - World of WarCraft Classic
1:21:45 - Void Bastards
1:30:55 - Trover Saves the Universe
1:42:20 - Pokémon  Home, Sleep, and Masters
1:49:50 - Community emails
2:38:15 - Justin Roiland Trover Saves the Universe interview

May 30 2019
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Rank #4: GI Show – Anthem's Endgame, Crackdown 3, Every Game Is Interesting Challenge

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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On today's episode, we're sharing new impressions of the endgame for BioWare's Anthem, raving over the Advance Wars-like Wargroove, talking about the state of Crackdown 3, and trying to wrap our minds around the Beta for Dreams. After some fun community emails, we're joined by Brandon Jones from Easy Allies as he judges the intense competition for our "Every Game Is Interesting Challenge". Thanks for checking out the episode everybody!

You can watch the video below, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Playlisten to episode 435 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...

2:30 - Anthem
31:50 - Wargroove
39:23 - Mortal Kombat 11
47:32 - Crackdown 3
56:00 - Metroid Prime 4's delay
1:02:00 - Dreams Beta
1:20:50 - Community emails
2:22:40 - Suriel's Surreal Cereal Seriously Serial Series

2:27:35 - Every Game Is Interesting featuring Easy Allies' Brandon Jones

Feb 01 2019
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Rank #5: GI Show - Cadence Of Hyrule, Best Of E3, Back Of The Box Trivia

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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! We're all back from E3 and are still processing the highlights from the show. To help unpack it all, we're joined by Andy McNamara, Leo Vader, and Giant Bomb's Dan Ryckert. In addition to talking about the best games from E3 2019, Suriel Vazquez also joins the podcast to talk about his review for Cadence of Hyrule and some early impressions from Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night and Astral Chain. After some great community emails, we compete in a special themed round of Back of the Box trivia.

You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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.

13:15 - Cadence of Hyrule
19:15 - Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
22:25 - Astral Chain
27:34 - E3 2019 impressions
40:00 - Our E3 2019 Game of the Show
47:55 - Most disappointing games of E3 2019
52:25 - Penn and Teller VR
55:30 - The Outer Worlds
58:11 - Red Dead Online
1:00:00 - Favorite indies of E3
1:03:30 - Community emails
1:52:00 - Back of the box trivia

Jun 20 2019
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Rank #6: GI Show - Mario Maker 2, Harry Potter, Bloodstained

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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! This week is a little bit funky, as we streamed the podcast live on our YouTube and Twitch channels. We covered Super Mario Maker 2, Crash Team Racing, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Summer Games Done Quick, Samurai Shodown, Judgment, and more!

You can watch the archive of the stream above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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.

4:08 - Super Mario Maker 2
17:11 - Crash Team Racing
26:15 - Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
36:41 - Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night
43:55 - Summer Games Done Quick
50:12 - Samurai Shodown
58:35 - Judgment
1:07:30 - Community Emails

Jun 27 2019
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Rank #7: GI Show – PlayStation 5, Jedi: Fallen Order, Interns' Dream Games

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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 Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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 update
3:17 - Dreams
11:20 - PlayStation 5 details
24:05 - Xbox One S All-Digital Edition
26:45 - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
40:25 - Vader Immortal
44:07 - Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer impressions
55:00 - Supraland
57:35 - World War Z
1:02:35 - Katana Zero
1:10:45 - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy
1:14:55 - Final Fantasy VII on Switch
1:17:24 - Final Fantasy X/X-2 on Switch
1:23:00 - Dragon's Dogma on Switch
1:28:38 - Community emails
2:17:50 - Interns Hunter Wolfe, Jason Guisao, and Nathan Anstadt pitch their dream game

Apr 18 2019
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Rank #8: GI Show - Iceborne Exclusive, Auto Chess Wars, David Wise Interview

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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! Join us as we share new impressions of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne after visiting Capcom and hunting Barioth and Velkhana. Then we break down the growing war between "auto battlers" like Auto Chess, Dota Underlords, and League of Legends' Teamfight Tactics. We also talk bout the Lovecraftian adventure The Sinking City and Tommy Tallarico's interesting pitch for the new Intellivision console. After some great community emails, we're joined by composer David Wise to dissect his work on the Donkey Kong Country soundtrack and talk about his upcoming game Tamarin.

You can watch the archive of the stream above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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.

3:00 - Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
24:50 - Dota Underlords vs. League of Legends' Teamfight Tactics
32:00 - The Sinking City
41:55 - Intellivision Amico
57:10 - Community emails
1:50:15 - David Wise/Donkey Kong Country interview

Jul 04 2019
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Rank #9: GI Show – The Outer Worlds, Apex Legends, EDF Interview

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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Ben Hanson, Joe Juba, and Matt Miller share exclusive, new impressions of Obsidian's upcoming RPG The Outer Worlds. Then Javy Gwaltney, Dan Tack, and Matt Bertz join the show to break down all of the smart design choices in Respawn's surprising battle royale Apex Legends. After some great community emails where we talk about the future of Xbox, Nintendo, and PlayStation, we're joined by the series producer for Earth Defense Force Nobuyuki Okajima to talk about his history in the game industry and Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain.

You can watch the video below, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Playlisten to episode 436 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...

3:10 - The Outer Worlds
41:45 - Apex Legends
1:08:50 - Weedcraft Inc.
1:11:25 - Sunless Skies
1:15:42 - Etrian Odyssey Nexus
1:17:15 - Community Emails
2:15:50 - Earth Defense Force Nobuyuki Okajima interview

Feb 07 2019
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Rank #10: GI Show – Mortal Kombat 11, Borderlands 3, Greatest Fighting Games Of All Time

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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 Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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 11

28:55 - Borderlands 3
46:30 - The best indies from PAX/GDC
47:35 - Young Souls
48:35 - Streets of Rage 4
49:48 - Divinity: Fallen Heroes
51:10 - Mistover
5125 - Star Renegades
52:00 - The Sojourn
53:03 - Marvel's Iron Man VR
55:40 - No Man's Sky in VR
1:01:25 - Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's new Alcatraz Blackout map
1:05:20 - Photographs
1:12:40 - Community emails
2:14:00 - The Top 30 Fighting Games of All Time

Apr 04 2019
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Rank #11: GI Show – Rage 2, Final Fantasy VII, David Brevik Interview

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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 Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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 2
20:50 - Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark
22:13 - Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series - Episode 1
37:10 - Man of Medan
50:00 - Final Fantasy VII's remake
1:19:10 - Community emails
2:18:00 - David Brevik interview on It Lurks Below and Diablo
2:49:50 - David Brevik on creating Marvel Heroes

May 16 2019
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Rank #12: GI Show – Days Gone, Mortal Kombat 11, Steam Review Trivia

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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 Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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 11
35:16 - Anthem
42:24 - Days Gone
58:53 - Dreams
1:18:55 - Community Emails
2:14:37 - Steam Review Trivia

Apr 25 2019
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Rank #13: GI Show – Kingdom Hearts III, Resident Evil 2, Back Of The Box Trivia

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Welcome to the first great week for video games in 2019! On this week's episode of The Game Informer Show podcast, we talk about Kingdom Hearts III and the incredible remake of Resident Evil 2. We also cover Ace Combat 7 and the new strategy game from the designer of Civilization V called At the Gates. Before we get to some great community emails, we kick off the second round of our funky challenge Every Game Is Interesting. Then the back half of the show is a brutal round of game trivia with Back of the Box Trivia. Compete alongside us, and don't forget to send in your submission for the Every Game Is Interesting challenge to podcast@gameinformer.com.

You can watch the video below, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Playlisten to episode 434 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...

6:30 - Kingdom Hearts III
28:50 - Resident Evil 2
43:00 - Ace Combat 7
50:25 - Every Game is Interesting
57:00 - At The Gates
1:04:35 - Community emails
2:01:15 - Back of the Box Trivia

Jan 24 2019
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Rank #14: GI Show – Borderlands 3, Sonic Reaction, Final Fantasy XV Interview

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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 Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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 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

May 02 2019
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Rank #15: GI Show – Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Raven Interview

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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 Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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 Order
43:56 - Ghost Recon Breakpoint
57:26 - Shakedown Hawaii
59:00 - Astro C40 and high-end controller reviews
1:11:55 - Community emails
2:08:30 - Interview on developing Raven's Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 1

May 09 2019
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