If you are in the U.S., Happy Thanksgiving! If not…well, Happy Day. On this week’s episode of The Game Informer Show podcast, we keep things simple…almost. The show starts with Leo Vader and Ben Reeves as we discuss Half-Life: Alyx and what it means for fans of Half-Life and VR. And that discussion is just the beginning.
In this week’s community email segment, I’m joined by Matt Miller, Ben Reeves, and Leo Vader as we answer your questions and generally wander off topic. Then, Andrew Reiner, Brian Shea, and Matt Miller join me for part three of our Game of the Year chats, where I ask them what games are defining their year. This segment will run the rest of this year, as we bring in editors every week to talk about games that have impacted their year in the lead-up to Game Informer’s Top 50 of 2019.
And finally, we chat with an old Game Informer team member, Justin Leeper. He had the opportunity to work with the legendary Hideo Kojima and did performance capture for Death Stranding. We interview him to learn about the process and what the experience was like.
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To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.
3:53 – Half-Life: Alyx
26:20 – Community Emails
1:50:28 – Game of the Year Chats Pt. 3 – Featuring Matt Miller, Brian Shea and Andrew Reiner
2:42:02 – Interview With Death Stranding Performance Artist Justin Leeper