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    GI Show – Looking Back At The Best Games Of 2020

    by Ben Reeves on Dec 31, 2020 at 02:00 PM

    On this week's episode of The Game Informer Show, All Elite Wrestling's project coordinator and referee extraordinaire Aubrey Edwards joins us to talk about some of the best games of 2020, including: Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Half-Life: Alyx, The Last of Us Part II, Streets of Rage 4, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Carto, and Cyberpunk 2077. It's a good, long talk, but of course, we sneak in some time for another fantastic round of community emails. So please join Jeff Cork, Joe Juba, Marcus Stewart, Aubrey Edwards, 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 Playlisten on SoundCloudstream 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
    Aubrey Edwards Intro: 00:00:40
    Best Games of 2020: 00:05:55
    Fortnite: 00:06:34
    Streets of Rage 4: 00:08:56
    Cyberpunk 2077: 00:10:41
    Animal Crossing: New Horizons: 00:14:42
    Ori and the Will of the Wisps: 00:18:28
    Immortals Fenyx Rising: 00:19:18
    Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time: 00:22:03
    Final Fantasy VII Remake: 00:25:55
    Carto: 00:31:48
    Half-Life: Alyx: 00:34:32
    Yakuza: Like A Dragon: 00:36:15
    Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: 00:40:39
    Assassin's Creed Valhalla: 00:44:13
    Pikmin 3 Deluxe: 00:48:23
    The Last of Us Part II: 00:53:04
    Community Emails: 01:02:15

    Products In This Article

    Ori And The Will Of The Wispscover

    Ori And The Will Of The Wisps

    Platform:
    Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch, PC
    Release Date:
    March 11, 2020 (Xbox One, PC), 
    September 17, 2020 (Switch), 
    November 10, 2020 (Xbox Series X/S)
    Half-Life: Alyxcover

    Half-Life: Alyx

    Platform:
    PC
    Release Date:
    The Last of Us Part IIcover

    The Last of Us Part II

    Platform:
    PlayStation 4
    Release Date:
    Streets of Rage 4cover

    Streets of Rage 4

    Platform:
    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Stadia, PC
    Release Date:
    April 30, 2020 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC), 
    July 15, 2021 (Stadia)
    Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Timecover

    Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

    Platform:
    PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
    Release Date:
    October 2, 2020 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC), 
    March 12, 2021 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch)
    Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Moralescover

    Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales

    Platform:
    PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC
    Release Date:
    November 12, 2020 (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4), 
    2022 (PC)
    Final Fantasy VII Remakecover

    Final Fantasy VII Remake

    Platform:
    PlayStation 4
    Release Date:
    Assassin's Creed Valhallacover

    Assassin's Creed Valhalla

    Platform:
    PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC
    Release Date:
    November 10, 2020 (Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC), 
    November 12, 2020 (PlayStation 5)
    Cyberpunk 2077cover

    Cyberpunk 2077

    Platform:
    PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC
    Release Date:
    December 10, 2020 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC), 
    February 15, 2022 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S)
    Animal Crossing: New Horizonscover

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Platform:
    Switch
    Release Date:
    Cartocover

    Carto

    Platform:
    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
    Release Date: