The Game Informer Show is back, and we're discussing some of the best games of the year that may have not gotten the spotlight they deserve. We chat about Inscryption, Before Your Eyes, and so much more with special guest Ty Galiz-Rowe, editor-in-chief at Uppercut, a video game site focused on insightful features, articles, and reviews from people that come from marginalized groups. As always, we end the show with another fun round of listener questions as we wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving!
The Game Informer Show is a weekly gaming podcast covering the latest video game news, industry topics, exclusive reveals, and reviews. Join hosts Alex Stadnik and Alex Van Aken every Thursday to chat about your favorite games – past and present – with Game Informer staff, developers, and special guests from all around the industry. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app.
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Check out the timestamps below to jump to a particular point in the discussion:
00:01:05 – Introduction
00:01:05 – Special Guest Ty Galiz-Rowe (Uppercut, Upcomer)
00:12:00 – Most Underrated Games of 2021
02:01:15 – Housekeeping
02:07:46 – Listener Emails
Topic Of The Show:
2021 has been a fantastic year for video games despite the rash of delays. But in a year so stacked with great titles, it's easy for smaller gems to fall through the cracks. Before we ramp up our Game of the Year talks, we wanted to take a moment to shine a spotlight on some of the best indie titles and underrated gems of the year, including chats about Loop Hero, Inscryption, and so much more!
Read our Inscryption review here.
Another week means another round of listener questions, and we're playing a new Thanksgiving-themed game and answering the age-old question of what controller does player two get!
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