This week's new episode of The Game Informer Show is here, and it's a massive one. We're breaking down our thoughts on Starfield, Redfall, and more from the Capcom and Xbox and Bethesda Showcases, along with our discussions of the Neon White and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge reviews. We also send off the one and only Kim "KStar" Wallace the right way and talk about her favorite cover stories, memories, and what's coming next in her wonderful career.
The Game Informer Show is a weekly gaming podcast covering the latest video game news, industry topics, exclusive reveals, and reviews. Join hosts Alex Stadnik and Alex Van Aken every Thursday to chat about your favorite games – past and present – with Game Informer staff, developers, and special guests from all around the industry. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app.
Check out the timestamps below to jump to a particular point in the discussion:
00:00:00 - Intro
00:01:12 - Kim Wallace Says Goodbye
00:28:57 - Summer Game Fest Impressions
00:46:05 - Xbox And Bethesda Showcase Impressions
00:46:40 - Redfall
01:00:28 - Starfield
01:13:18 - Kojima/Xbox Partnership
01:21:04 - Capcom Showcase Impressions
01:21:23 - Resident Evil 4 Remake
01:30:15 - Resident Evil Village DLC
01:35:02 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge Review
01:47:35 - Neon White Review
02:04:27 - Housekeeping
02:08:45 - Community Emails
After a decade of some of the best written work in the industry, KStar is finally leaving Game Informer. The crew asks her about her favorite cover stories she ever wrote, her favorite ice cream flavor, and what she takes the most pride in from her time at GI. As for where she's going next, you'll just have to listen to the show to find out.
After that, Shea, Marcus, Stadnik, and Van Aken detail their trip to Los Angeles to cover Summer Game Fest 2022. They chat about what their favorite games were, the best moments from L.A., and how they already miss podcasting in person.
Read Kim's Tetsuya Nomura interview here.
The last few days have been some of the busiest in the industry. On Sunday, Microsoft took the digital stage to reveal what the next 12 months will look like for Xbox fans. The panel is here to discuss the biggest highlights from the stream, including their thoughts on Starfield, Redfall, and more. They then move to Capcom's stream and basically spend the entire time gushing over Resident Evil 4 and the upcoming DLC for Village.
Watch our Resident Evil 4 trailer breakdown here.
The Playlist is finally back and just in time as this week has two amazing titles. Marcus is up first to fill us in on his review of Teenage Mutant Turtles: Shredder's Revenge and why he thinks it's a fantastic game for TMNT veterans and newcomers alike. Next up, Blake is here to go demon mode and proclaim his love for Neon White, developer Ben Esposito's latest bizarre first-person shooter mixed with all the joys of speed running. Does Elden Ring finally have a challenger for game of the year? You'll just have to listen to find out.
This week's Listener Questions are centered on Kim Wallace, and we're discussing what a game featuring her cat would look like, what JRPG needs a remake, and what the crew's favorite cover is.
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