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Pokémon Unite Review, Early Looks At Tales of Arise And Darkest Dungeon II – GI Show

by Ben Reeves on Jul 29, 2021 at 04:42 PM

In this week's episode of The Game Informer Show, we discuss a handful of games we've been digging recently, including Pokémon Unite, Wildermyth, Genshin Impact 2.0, The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, Neo: The World Ends with You, and Tribes of Midgard. We also talk about our newest Game Informer cover story: Tales of Arise. Then Dan describes his time talking to Red Hook Studios about Darkest Dungeon II.

Pokémon Unite has been one of the bigger surprises and might be a good breakout MOBA for a lot of people. Alex says he "can't put this damn game down. It's a genuinely fun MOBA with a pocket monster twist, and it's probably better than you think." Wildermyth is an indie strategy game that shouldn't be overlooked. We were a little late to the review party, but in his review, Dan said, "If you’ve always wanted a fantasy Dungeons & Dragons stylized XCOM game, Wildermyth might be exactly what you’re looking for." Meanwhile, Neo: The World Ends With You is the long-awaited sequel to the beloved JRPG The World End With You. Kim said, "It captures the magic of what made the first game so special, but it also retains some of its bigger issues and frustrations with difficulty balancing and the repetition of tedious tasks."

It's a full show, but we make time for another fantastic round of community emails. So please join Dan Tack (@dantack), Jill Grodt (@Finruin), Alex Van Aken (@itsVanAken), Kimberley Wallace (@kstar1785), and Ben Reeves (@Benjaminreeves) for a new wild and ever-entertaining episode!

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Our thanks to The Rapture Twins for The Game Informer Show's intro song. You can hear more of their music on their website.

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

00:00:00 - Introduction

00:02:34 - Neo: The World Ends With You

00:14:56 - Great Ace Attorney Chronicles

00:22:49 -  Wildermyth

00:27:50: Genshin Impact 2.0

00:31:51: Pokémon Unite 

00:41:45: Tribes of Midgard

00:50:18: Tales of Arise Cover Reveal Discussion

01:02:43: Darkest Dungeon II

01:09:36: Community Emails

Products In This Article

Pokémon Unitecover

Pokémon Unite

Switch, iOS, Android
Release Date:
July 21, 2021 (Switch), 
September 22, 2021 (iOS, Android)
Genshin Impactcover

Genshin Impact

PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC, iOS, Android
Release Date:
September 28, 2020 (PlayStation 4, PC, iOS, Android), 
April 28, 2021 (PlayStation 5)
The Great Ace Attorney Chroniclescover

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles

PlayStation 4, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Neo: The World Ends With Youcover

Neo: The World Ends With You

PlayStation 4, Switch, PC
Release Date:
July 27, 2021 (PlayStation 4, Switch), 
September 28, 2021 (PC)
Tribes Of Midgardcover

Tribes Of Midgard

PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC
Release Date:
Tales of Arisecover

Tales of Arise

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date:
Darkest Dungeon IIcover

Darkest Dungeon II

Release Date: