It's such a big week for games that we had to release two episodes of The Game Informer Show in one day. If you're interested in hearing our thoughts on the freshly announced Nintendo Switch system, click here to check out our thorough discussion of Nintendo's funky hybrid future. On this full episode though, we're joined by Matt Bertz, Javy Gwaltney, and Andrew Reiner to talk about why we're really enjoying Battlefield 1, why there's more to Mafia III than meets the eye, the hype surrounding Red Dead Redemption 2, and much more. After some fun community emails, we have a great interview with Ready at Dawn co-founders Ru Weerasuriya and Andrea Pessino about The Order: 1886 in retrospect and how the studio is adapting for a multiplayer-focused future.
You can watch the video below, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, or listen to episode 319 on SoundCloud. Also, be sure to send your questions to [email protected] for a chance to have them answered on the show and win a prize by becoming Email of the Week!
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To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below…
2:10 – Battlefield 1
24:40 – Mafia III's highs and lows
41:10 – Red Dead Redemption 2 hype
47:20 – Shadow Warrior 2
50:20 – Skylanders Imaginators
55:35 – Oculus Connect impressions
1:02:15 – Community emails
1:40:00 – Ready at Dawn's Ru Weerasuriya and Andrea Pessino