2017 Thumbies - Podcast Episode 337

As we begin 2018, there's no time like the present to reminisce about the past. Join us for an annual Thumbstick Athletes tradition, The Thumbies. Which game won the Eargasm Award? How about Best Keepsake? Tune in!

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Show Notes

The Awards

  • Game We Wish We Played
    • WINNER: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
    • Corey: Xenoblade Chronicles 2
    • Eric: Player Unknowns: Battlegrounds
    • Dan: Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
    • Will: Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • The One That Got Away
    • WINNER: Horizon: Zero Dawn
    • Eric: Horizon: Zero Dawn
    • Dan: Divinity: Original Sin 2
    • Will: Nier: Automata
    • Corey: Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • This Year's Last Year's GOTY
    • WINNER: Stardew Valley
    • Corey: Stardew Valley
    • Will: Final Fantasy XV
    • Eric: Rocket League
    • Dan: Stardew Valley
  • Best Multiplayer Experience
    • WINNER: Fortnite
    • Eric: Fortnite
    • Dan: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
    • Corey: Middle Earth: Shadow of War
    • Will: Call of Duty WWII
  • Best on the Go Experience
    • WINNER: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    • Dan: Super Mario Odyssey
    • Corey: Bury Me, My Love
    • Eric: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    • Will: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Most Complete Experience
    • WINNER: Super Mario Odyssey
    • Eric: Horizon: Zero Dawn
    • Corey: Super Mario Odyssey
    • Dan: Super Mario Odyssey
    • Will: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Breath of Fresh Air
    • WINNER: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
    • Eric: Cuphead
    • Will: Pyre
    • Dan: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
    • Corey: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
  • Please, Stop
    • WINNER: Star Wars Battlefront: 2
    • Corey: Yearly Sports Games
    • Dan: Middle Earth: Shadow of War - Loot Boxes
    • Eric: Animal Crossing, Pocket Camp
    • Will: Star Wars Battlefront: 2- Bullshit
  • Best Keepsake
    • WINNER: Pyre
    • Dan: Middle Earth: Shadow of War
    • Eric: Fortnite
    • Corey: Life is Strange: Before the Storm
    • Will: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Best Rainy Day Game
    • WINNER: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    • Dan: Divinity Original Sin: 2
    • Eric: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    • Corey: Divinity Original: Sin 2
    • Will: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Most Welcome Surprise
    • WINNER: Mario + Rabbidds: Kingdom Battle
    • Will: Pyre
    • Dan: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
    • Eric: Everybody's Golf
    • Corey: LIfe is Strange Before the Storm
  • Steamy Pile of Disappointment (Turd)
    • WINNER: Star Wars Battlefront 2
    • Eric: Star Wars Battlefront 2
    • Will: Star Wars Battlefront 2
    • Dan: Fire Emblem: Warriors
    • Corey: N/A
  • Best Under the Influence Game
    • WINNER: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
    • Eric: Everybody's Golf
    • Dan: Neir Automata
    • Will: N/A
    • Corey: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Popular Game We're Least Likely to Play
    • WINNER: Player Unknown's: Battlegrounds
    • Corey: Star Wars Battlefront 2
    • Eric: Nier: Automata
    • Dan: Player Unknowns Battlegrounds
    • Will: Player Unknowns' Battlegrounds
  • We Demand More Award for Best New IP
    • WINNER: Pyre
    • Dan: Pyre
    • Eric: Horizon: Zero Dawn
    • Corey: Pyre
    • Will: Pyre
  • Most Valuable Console
    • WINNER: Nintendo Switch
    • Dan: Nintendo Switch
    • Eric: Nintendo Switch
    • Corey: Nintendo Switch
    • Will: Nintendo Switch
  • Eargasm Award
    • WINNER: Super Mario Odyssey
    • Dan: Nier: Automata
    • Eric: Cuphead
    • Corey: Life is Strange: Before the Storm
    • Will: Super Mario Odyssey
  • Best Indie Game
    • WINNER: Pyre
    • Dan: Pyre
    • Eric: Cuphead
    • Corey: Pyre
    • Will: Pyre
  • Best Ambassador Game
    • WINNER: Super Mario Odyssey
    • Dan: Mario Odyssey
    • Eric: Cuphead
    • Corey: Bury Me, My Love
    • Will: Pyre
  • Best Moment
    • WINNER: Super Mario Odyssey - New Donk City Festival
    • Corey: Life is Strange: D&D
    • Dan: Super Mario Odyssey - New Donk Festival
    • Eric: Fortnite (winning)
    • Will: Super Mario Odyssey - New Donk Festival
  • Best Game that Respects Our Time
    • WINNER: Super Mario Odyssey
    • Eric: Everybody's Golf
    • Will: Super Mario Odyssey
    • Corey: Bury Me, My Love
    • Dan: Pyre
  • The Old Standby
    • WINNER: Rocket League
    • Dan: Stardew Valley
    • Eric: Rocket League
    • Corey: Rocket League
    • Will: Pokemon
  • Game of the Year
    • WINNER: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    • Dan: Legend
    • Eric: Horizon: Zero Dawn
    • Corey: Pyre
    • Will: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild