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The Polygon Show: Our Game of the Year 2017 special

Naming the winners of the year’s most important awards

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We at The Polygon Show are known for our serious conversation, intellectual banter and philosophical musings. For our Game of the Year 2017 special, all of these and more are in full display, as we put our heads together to name the winners in some oft-forgotten categories.

Who was 2017’s “Daddiest Daddy?” Which of the year’s characters would have an extremely embarrassing private Twitter profile? What was the best game to play this year while lying on the floor and dying slowly?

The Polygon Show debated long and hard on these and other categories, because no one else took the time to do so. Watch us name the winners in our special episode above — we even make sure to mail out everyone’s very special trophies during the show.

This is a video-only episode of the podcast, but good news: We released a regular audio episode on Friday, Dec. 22, and we’ll have another one ready to go later this week.


  • Simone de Rochefort - Video producer. Author. Woman of leisure. Assassin’s Creed enthusiast.
  • Chelsea Stark - Managing editor. Zelda fan. PC gamer. Dungeon and/or Dragon.
  • Ashley Oh - Social media manager. Mei main. Meat expert. Phantom thief. Knife user.
  • Allegra Frank - Deputy news editor. Scoop hunter. Anime enjoyer. Nintendo nerd.

The Polygon Show will be available for you to listen to every Friday on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. If you like what you hear, don’t forget to rate and review The Polygon Show on Apple Podcasts — seriously, every little bit helps!

Have any serious or just plain strange questions that you want answered on the show? Email us at and we might read it on the next episode.

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