In this week’s episode of The Game Informer Show, Alex Van Aken and Wesley LeBlanc break down our Dead Island 2 cover story and recap their recent trip to Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, England. The pair played roughly eight hours of the upcoming sequel, set in zombie-infested Los Angeles, and came away reasonably surprised. Lastly, Alex and Wes answer your questions about Dead Island 2 from Twitter and Discord.
During The Playlist, the crew chats about recent games they’ve been playing, including Fire Emblem Engage, Signalis, Norco, and Neon White.
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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.
Matt Storm, the freelance audio editor for The Game Informer Show, edited this episode. 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 BioWare podcast.
Jump to the timestamps to get to a particular point of discussion:
00:00:00 – Introduction
00:02:22 – Cover Story: Dead Island 2
00:40:29 – Fire Emblem Engage
00:46:47 – Housekeeping
00:51:36 – Signalis
00:56:34 – Neon White
00:58:44 – Norco