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Our deepest thanks to everybody that watches, listens to, or reads any of Game Informer’s content… and thanks for checking out this bizarre episode of The Game Informer Show. By now you might have heard that there were recently seven wonderful people laid off at Game Informer, so we begin the show with Andy McNamara filling us in on the state of the company. After that, the conversation gets more uplifting as we talk about Death Stranding and the afterlife of Oninaki. After some wonderfully sweet community emails, we’re joined by the creator of Magic: The Gathering Richard Garfield and Jeopardy super-champion Ken Jennings to talk about their upcoming trivia game Half Truth. Thanks again for all of the support throughout the years.
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To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.
:10 – Andy McNamara on the state of Game Informer
5:45 – Gamescom news recap (Imran would have been on this)
12:18 – Death Stranding
22:35 – Astral Chain
28:30 – Oninaki
35:50 – Rainbow 6 Major event
39:30 – Pokémon World Championships (Suriel would have been on this)
48:45 – Community emails (Kyle and Suriel would have been on this)
1:47:13 – Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings on Half Truth