In this week’s episode of The Game Informer Show, we break down our Pokémon Legends: Arceus review and tell you whether or not Game Freak nailed the series’ most significant departure to date. We also discuss Blizzard’s new survival game and the title’s weird announcement via a public job listing. Lastly, Alex Van Aken shares his impressions of Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection, which sparks a discussion on the series’ prestige in PlayStation’s line-up of video games.
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Check out the timestamps below to jump to a particular point in the discussion:
00:00:00 – Introduction
00:02:50 – Blizzard Announces Survival Game
00:16:29 – Pokémon Legends: Arceus Review
00:41:29 – Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection
00:52:30 – Housekeeping
00:58:23 – Listener Questions
Topic Of The Week:
The first big game of 2022 is here, and fans of the long-running series should be excited. Senior Editor Brian Shea and Video Editor Alex Stadnik discuss the highs and lows of Pokémon Legends: Arceus, breaking down everything from new catching and battle mechanics to crafting and exploration. Lastly, we talk about the technical limitations of Game Freak’s latest adventure and why it doesn’t sour the experience.
Read our Pokémon Legends: Arceus review here.
We’re back with another banger of a Listener Questions segment featuring our favorite Pokémon starters, the best concerts we’ve ever been to, and the all-important question: are we ok?
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