Nov. 17 Is One of 2017's Craziest Release Dates

Nov. 17 Is One of 2017's Craziest Release Dates
From IGN - November 8, 2017
By Jonathon Dornbush

Earlier this year, we dubbed October 27 the busiest day of 2017 in the world of games, movies, and television. Between three major game releases, a huge Netflix debut, and a big Halloween movie, the day seemed more packed than any other this year.

Well, November 17 is giving that Friday a run for its money, with Justice League, The Punisher, Star Wars Battlefront II, and so much more being released.

Check out the gallery below, watch the video above, or read our full breakdown of the absolutely packed day. And be sure to come back to this page over the coming days, as we will update this post with all relevant reviews for November 17's biggest releases.

DC's superhero team finally comes together in the upcoming Justice League entry of the DC cinematic universe, and it's apparently far shorter than its predecessors. The final trailer for the film debuted in October, offering another look at Batman, Wonder Woman, and the rest of the team, as well as our best look yet at the villain Steppenwolf. Originally set to be directed by Zack Snyder, he stepped down in the wake of a family tragedy, with Joss Whedon stepping in to complete production.

Netflix finally offered up a release date for its next Marvel series after the two companies opted not to screen the series premiere at New York Comic Con in the wake of national tragedy.

That premiere was reportedly a postponement, too, and Marvel TV's Jeph Loeb addressed the company's decision. But Jon Bernthal will finally take the spotlight as Frank Castle in his own 13-episode series following the character's debut in Marvel's Daredevil.

EA continues its revival of the Battlefront franchise with a sequel that has, in its pre-release, seen both praise and criticism. A full-fledged campaign made by EA Motive, as well as DICE-created spaceship battles are now included, though the game's use of loot boxes, as seen in its beta, has been met with blowback. EA recently announced changes being made to the loot system in response to the feedback.


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