In this week’s episode of The Game Informer Show, the crew shares its Pokémon Violet launch impressions, breaks down the list of The Game Awards nominees, and discusses our latest game reviews, including Somerville and Pentiment. Before diving into a round of listener emails, Marcus chats about the role-playing farming-sim hybrid, Harvestella.
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The Game Informer Show is a weekly gaming podcast covering the latest video game news, industry topics, exclusive reveals, and reviews. Join host Alex Van Aken every Thursday for a chat about your favorite games – past and present – with Game Informer staff, developers, and special guests from around the industry. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app.
This episode was edited by Matt Storm, the freelance audio editor for The Game Informer Show. Matt is an experienced podcast host and producer who’s been speaking into a microphone for over a decade. You should listen to Matt’s shows like the “Fun” And Games Podcast and Reignite, a Mass Effect podcast.
Jump to the timestamps to get to a particular point of discussion:
00:00:00 – Intro
00:01:31 – The Game Awards Nominees
00:42:05 – Pokémon Scarlet & Pokémon Violet
01:01:31 – Harvestella
01:15:43 – Somerville Review
01:25:04 – Pentiment Review
01:34:09 – Listener Questions and Housekeeping