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Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! We have a big episode this week, with a passionate unloading of everything we learned in Tokyo from visiting Game Freak for our new cover story on Pokémon Sword and Shield and YS Net for Shenmue 3. We also share early impressions of Nintendo’s bizarre new fitness peripheral and Ring Fit Adventure. After some wonderful community emails (thank YOU!), we’re joined by the director of Capy’s Grindstone Dan Vader, senior producer of Skate City Andrew Schimmel, and Where Cards Fall’s Sam Rosenthal who talk about the process of releasing content on the Apple Arcade.
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To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below.
3:40 – Pokémon Sword and Shield
36:35 – Little Town Hero
40:10 – Shenmue 3
1:04:20 – Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair
1:08:25 – Ring Fit Adventure
1:17:10 – Community emails
2:26:05 – Apple Arcade developer roundtable