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GI Show – Mario + Rabbids, Yakuza Kiwami, Gamescom's Highlights

by Ben Hanson on Aug 31, 2017 at 06:00 PM

Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On this week's episode, we gush over the bizarre hybrid of Super Mario, Ubisoft's Rabbids, and Firaxis' XCOM, Dan Tack weighs in on Absolver, and we discuss Nintendo's indie push with Kyle Hilliard. After some great community emails, we go around the table and share our top 3 most exciting stories from Gamescom 2017 with Jeff Cork and Elise Favis.

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

2:45 - Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
20:45 - Absolver
24:25 - Warriors All-Stars
29:30 - Nintendo's Nindie-indie push
37:35 - Yakuza Kiwami
42:55 - Community emails
1:07:10 - Spoiler-free Game of Thrones discussion
1:22:05 - The 9 most exciting things from Gamescom 2017