GI Show – Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Pokémon Sword & Shield, Game of the Year Chats

On this week’s episode of The Game Informer Show podcast, we shuffle the deck – literally – as we record the episode out of order and confuse the host (cause that’s the level of production we aim for here at GI). But one thing is certain, the show starts with Andy Reiner and Matt Miller talking Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

Next up, Jeff Cork and I sit down to hear stories from Leo Vader and Ben Reeves about some recent travels to see Rainbow Six Siege and a new game Obsidian Entertainment called Grounded. While we have Leo on the show, we also talk a little about the recent release of Red Dead Redemption II to PC. 

You have heard of Pokémon right? A wild Ben Reeves, Alex Stadnik, and Brian Shea appear to talk about the upcoming Switch releases, Sword and Shield.

In this week’s community email segment Kim Wallace, Jeff Cork, and Ben Reeves answer questions about co-op, help build a video game Mount Rushmore, and we help a reader through a tough time.

And finally, I sit down with Jeff Cork, Dan “The Jacket” Tack, and Ben Reeves to hear their thoughts on what games they think are in the running for their games of the year. This segment will run the rest of the year as we bring in new editors every week to talk about games that have impacted their year as we lead up to Game Informer’s Top 50 in the new year. 

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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.

2:12 – Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
34:33 – Rainbow Six Siege: Shifting Tides
40:22 – Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC
51:52 – Grounded, Obsidian’s new game
1:02:50 – Pokémon Sword & Shield
1:29:11 – Community Emails
2:15:16 – Game of the Year Chats Pt. 1 – Featuring Jeff Cork, Ben Reeves, and Dan “The Jacket” Tack

The GI Show podcast is a weekly recap of exciting releases, exclusive details on upcoming games, and in-depth interviews with developers. Watch or listen to a new episode every Thursday!

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