GI Show – Metal Gear Survive, Rainbow Six, Mike Laidlaw Interview

Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this episode, Ben Hanson is joined by Joe Juba, Elise Favis, and Suriel Vazquez to talk about the shocking state of Metal Gear in a post-Kojima world, the bizarre and impressive Assassin’s Creed Origins Discovery Tour mode, the future of Rainbow Six Siege, and much more! After some great community emails, we’re joined by former Dragon Age creative director Mike Laidlaw to explain why he recently left BioWare and why he’s looking forward to CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077. We hope you enjoy the show, and be sure to participate in the #gishowchallenge… there are details in this episode.

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To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below…

2:45 – Kingdom Come: Deliverance
5:30 – Game Informer’s 300th Issue Party at Fulton Brewery
6:20 – Metal Gear Survive
36:45 – Assassin’s Creed Origins Discovery Tour
46:00 – Rainbow Six Siege’s Future
50:10 – Florence
1:00:50 – Community emails
1:02:20 – Introducing the #gishowchallenge
1:33:25 – Our entrance music
1:53:10 – Mike Laidlaw on Dragon Age and leaving BioWare

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