Ben "Big Poop" Hanson is the Video Producer and host at Game Informer known for his wild pterodactyl laugh and love of Jurassic Park. He also hosted the Yoshi's Island Super Replay.
In this week's episode of The Game Informer Show we talk about a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including: Hades, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, The Sims 4, and Mafia: Definitive Edition. Next we talk with Robin and Rand Miller about how they had to hack their own computers while developing the '90s megahit Myst. We also share our thoughts on Microsoft's recent purchase of Bethesda Game Studios, which kicks off another fantastic round of community emails. So please join Jeff Cork, Dan Tack, Matt Miller, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode! Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me @benjaminreeves to let me know what you think. You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show. Our thanks to The Rapture Twins for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their music at their website. To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below. Intro: 00:00:00 Hades: 00:02:41 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim: 00:20:59 The Sims 4 Star Wars: Journey to Batuu: 00:24:06 Hades Part 2: 00:26:19 Interview with Rand and Robyn Miller, Creators of Myst: 00:29:04 Mafia: Definitive Edition: 00:58:14 Community Emails: 01:02:31 Discussing Microsoft's Bethesda Acquisition: 01:02:53
Welcome back to The MinnMax Show! On this week's episode, Ben Hanson, Jeff Marchiafava, and Suriel Vazquez are joined by YouTube essay extraordinaire Jacob Geller to talk about his upcoming charity stream and the wild news that Bethesda has been fully purchased by Microsoft. We also wade through the pre-order and exclusivity confusion surrounding the PlayStation and Xbox Series X. Then we're joined by the great Mary Kish from Twitch to rave about Hades with our review of Supergiant's new game and answer community questions submitted on Patreon alongside Ana Diaz! You can win a prize from iam8bit and help make the show better by supporting us on Patreon and leaving a question! https://www.patreon.com/minnmax Check out Jacob's YouTube channel here - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeTfBygNb1TahcNpZyELO8g Follow Mary Kish on Twitch! https://www.twitch.tv/merrykish To jump to a particular discussion, check out the timestamps below... 00:00:00 - Intro 00:02:19 - Jacob Geller's charity drive 00:04:46 - Microsoft buys Bethesda 00:35:32 - Pre-order mayhem 00:42:33 - Demon's Souls 00:44:36 - Final Fantasy XVI 00:50:47 - God of War "Ragnarok" 00:56:01 - Welcoming Mary Kish 01:00:11 - Hades 01:16:28 - Super Mario 3D All-Stars 01:20:44 - Thanking MinnMax's biggest supporters 01:23:15 - Thanking iam8bit 01:25:37 - Community questions 02:09:45 - Get A Load Of This Mary's GALOT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPQK0cW5NUU Suriel's GALOT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlAAzp6gdjs&ab_channel=PNDK%26M Hanson's GALOT - https://www.constantpodcast.com/ Ana's GALOT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFYAXsa7pe8 Buy MinnMax merch here - https://minnmax.com/merch Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/minnmaxshow Go behind the scenes on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/minnmaxshow Follow us on Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/minnmaxshow Please support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/minnmax Thanks to the following Patreon supporters for their generous support of MinnMax at the $50 tier! Get your name on the list right here - https://www.patreon.com/minnmax The BAM! Box Rob Hudak (aka Rook) Iam8bit Jawarhello Mirko Arico-Torreno Tyler Thorney Zachary Pligge Rebekah Lang BeatenDownBrian Bryan with a Y IanTClark mark seliga Captainstubs1 Ludwig Roque Andrew vala Kris jesse vitelli Thomas Hoster Ssnake24 Yarrow William Garcia SpiralInYourEyes Richard Smuts Jt Fels Spider_Dan Steve Bamdad Alex Payne
In this week's episode of The Game Informer Show we talk about a handful of the games we've been playing recently, including: Spelunky 2, Super Mario 3D All-Stars, and Avengers. We also go hands-on with Oculus' newest Quest 2 VR headset before breaking down and reacting to Sony's recent PS5 Showcase. Finally, we end the show with another fantastic round of community emails and Meaningless Character Rankings. So please join Jeff Cork, Brian Shea, Jay Guisao, Liana Ruppert, Alex Stadnik, and myself for another wild and ever-entertaining episode! Thanks for listening! Please make sure to leave feedback below, share the episode if you enjoyed it, and follow me @benjaminreeves to let me know what you think. You can watch the video above, subscribe and listen to the audio on iTunes or Google Play, listen on SoundCloud, stream it on Spotify, or download the MP3 at the bottom of the page. Also, be sure to send your questions to podcast@gameinformer.com for a chance to have them answered on the show. Our thanks to The Rapture Twins for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their music at their website. To jump to a particular point in the discussion, check out the time stamps below. Intro: 00:00:00 Super Mario 3D All-Stars: 00:01:14 Marvel's Avengers Part 1: 00:07:15 Spelunky 2: 00:07:57 Bloodborne: 00:12:08 Marvel's Avengers Part 2: 00:15:05 Oculus Quest 2: 00:18:36 Population: One: 00:22:16 PlayStation 5 Reveal: 00:23:54 Final Fantasy XVI: 00:24:41 Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: 00:28:09 Hogwarts Legacy: 00:31:07 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War: 00:34:12 Resident Evil 8: 00:35:38 Deathloop: 00:36:04 Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition: 00:36:21 Oddworld: Soulstorm: 00:37:23 Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach: 00:37:45 Demon's Souls: 00:39:56 Fortnite: 00:41:15 PlayStation 5 Price Discussion: 00:42:20 PlayStation Plus Collection: 00:43:25 PlayStation 5 Release Date Discussion: 00:45:52 God of War Ragnarok: 00:47:32 Community Emails: 00:50:59 Character Rankings: 01:19:47
Welcome back to The MinnMax Show! On this week's episode, Ben Hanson, Jeff Marchiafava, Suriel Vazquez, and Leo Vader break down the exciting and confusing news about the launch of the PlayStation 5 as it happens. We talk about the new Harry Potter game, Spider-Man: Miles Morales also being available on the PlayStation 4, the tease of the next God of War from Sony Santa Monica, and a whole lot more. Then we talk about Spelunky 2, Crash Bandicoot 4, and the oddball Switch RPG Moon. Then we answer questions submitted on Patreon by the community and award the iam8bit question of the week! You can win a prize and help make the show better by supporting us on Patreon and leaving a question! https://www.patreon.com/minnmax To jump to a particular discussion, check out the timestamps below... 00:00:00 - Intro 00:01:02 - The Deepest Dive on Super Mario 64 00:01:52 - The PlayStation 5 Showcase 00:02:12 - Hogwarts Legacy 00:10:43 - Spider-Man: Miles Morales 00:14:15 - God of War "Ragnarok" 00:16:10 - PlayStation Plus Collection 00:17:44 - Final Fantasy XVI 00:24:51 - Console war update with Microsoft and Nintendo 00:27:59 - Spelunky 2 00:38:51 - Crash Bandicoot 4 00:46:14 - Immortals: Fenyx Rising 00:49:14 - Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake 00:52:01 - Moon 00:59:48 - Watch Dogs Legion/Splinter Cell VR 01:03:05 - Thanking MinnMax's biggest supporters 01:05:12 - Thanking iam8bit 01:07:15 - Community questions 02:00:27 - Get A Load Of This JeffM's GALOT - https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/rockets/a33917439/emdrive-wont-die/ Suriel's GALOT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srZdDAJbHfc&ab_channel=UNDERTALEOfficial Hanson's GALOT - https://www.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/akzpz5/a-chat-room-for-age-of-empires-ii-animals-only Leo's GALOT - https://imgur.com/hnTHP4O Community GALOT - https://www.polygon.com/2020/9/15/21438352/crusader-kings-terrible-son-heir-player-story Buy MinnMax merch here - https://minnmax.com/merch Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/minnmaxshow Go behind the scenes on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/minnmaxshow Follow us on Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/minnmaxshow Please support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/minnmax Thanks to the following Patreon supporters for their generous support of MinnMax at the $50 tier! Get your name on the list right here - https://www.patreon.com/minnmax The BAM! Box Rob Hudak (aka Rook) Iam8bit Jawarhello Mirko Arico-Torreno Tyler Thorney Zachary Pligge Rebekah Lang BeatenDownBrian Bryan with a Y IanTClark mark seliga Captainstubs1 Ludwig Roque Andrew vala Kris jesse vitelli Thomas Hoster Ssnake24 Yarrow William Garcia SpiralInYourEyes Richard Smuts Jt Fels Spider_Dan Steve Bamdad Alex Payne
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Minneapolis, MN, USA
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5 days, 11 hours
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