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GI Show – 12 Underappreciated Games, EA's Disaster, Thanks To 2017

by Ben Hanson on Nov 23, 2017 at 06:00 PM

Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On today's episode, Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, Javy Gwaltney, and Andrew Reiner discuss 12 games from 2017 that deserve more love. After some great community emails and some more venting about EA and Star Wars Battlefront II, Jeff Cork and Jeff Marchiafava join the show as we celebrate Thanksgiving by running down 75 gaming-related things to be thankful for this year.

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

2:00 - Embers of Mirrim
3:40 - Everything
6:40 - Agents of Mayhem
10:40 - Nidhogg 2
13:10 - Get Even
16:35 - Robo Recall
21:17 - Little Nightmares
24:00 - Nex Machina
26:10 - Golf Story
29:00 - Observer
33:05 - Bye-Bye BoxBoy!
34:35 - Metroid: Samus Returns
37:20 - What Remains of Edith Finch
41:15 - The Sexy Brutale
43:10 - Community emails
44:50 - What's wrong with EA?
58:45 - Predicting Star Wars: The Last Jedi
1:08:40 - More community emails
1:47:55 - We give thanks to gaming in 2017... with jokes