Giant Bombcast

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Subscribers: 6077
Reviews: 32
Episodes: 935

 Jan 18, 2023

 Jul 25, 2022
Used to be the best podcast about the video game industry. But since Jeff Bakalar has taken over, he has pushed his personal tastes and interests onto Giant Bomb, causing major decline. Bakalar has also caused the decline of CNET.

no longer for me
 Apr 27, 2022
used to be one of my favourites, but too bogged down with irrelevant ranting, wrestling, and hip-hop.

GB fan
 Sep 4, 2021
Used to be good, not so much any more sadly. maybe when they get a few more staff

 Aug 11, 2021


Giant Bomb discusses the latest video game news and new releases, taste-test questionable beverages, and get wildly off-topic in this weekly podcast.

Episode Date
Giant Bombcast 791: Dark Cloud 2
We're joined by our dear friend Mike Minotti to chat about Street Fighter 6, continued adventures in Tears of the Kingdom, and Baulder Gate: Dark Alliance for the GameCube? We also recap the PlayStation Showcase, sales numbers, and more!
May 30, 2023
Giant Bombcast 790: MILE HIGH MUDSLIDE
This week we continue to talk about Tears of the Kingdom and how it might be one of our alltime favorites! We also talk about Brain Age, Cassette Beasts, and more! Grubb also gets into this week's biggest gaming headlines and we dip into your emails!
May 23, 2023
Giant Bombcast 789: Ewoks and Hobbits
Our dear friend Lucy James is here with us and with the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom finally here we ask the question that's on all our minds: Do you think Ewoks are better than Hobbits?
May 16, 2023
Giant Bombcast 788: Christian Warp Pipes
Somehow we got the crew all together at Bakalar's house to chat about desserts, smells, and eventually talk about video games too! AWOOOOOO!
May 10, 2023
Giant Bombcast 787: Brother Krillin
We got a packed house this week as Tam and Lucy joins us to chat about GameSpot's new shows dropping! We also get into Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Jan's growing problem in Honaki: Star Rail, the bummer that is Redfall, and even more!
May 02, 2023
Giant Bombcast 786: Moms Love Zelda
We're baaaaack with another episode of the Giant Bombcast to chat about Minecraft Legends, Pulseman, our surprise about how much fun Dead Island 2 is, big Epic and Apple updates, and even more!
Apr 25, 2023
Giant Bombcast 785: Tronald Duck
This week we're joined by our dear friend Alex Boniello as he talks about his forray into "games" with Foul Play, the Mega Man Battle Network Collection, Dead Island 2 being surprisingly fun, the Mario movie inching closer to $1 Billion, and more!
Apr 18, 2023
Giant Bombcast 784: Doctor Chat
Grubb, Dan, and Jan return from sunny San Diego to console Bakalar on his FOMO. They recount their trip and their time at DreamHack, talk about today's headlines, AND give valuable croissant advice.
Apr 11, 2023
Giant Bombcast 783: Jesus Jesus Revolution
Our two resident experts in crime get together before all the traveling shenanigans take place to talk about the BIGGEST GAME OF THE YEAR: Crime Boss: Rockay City. We also commiserate over the death of E3, PSVR2 sale numbers, and a rat's basket of your em
Apr 04, 2023
Giant Bombcast 782: Custody Briefcase
With Wrestlemania coming up, we couldn't help but have a bit of wrestling talk on the show! We also chat about Redfall, Resident Evil 4, and news that E3 might be cancelled?
Mar 28, 2023
Giant Bombcast 781: GASLIGHT DOGS
We're joined by Mike Minotti of GamesBeat today to chat about frustrations with Fire Emblem Engage, continued wet times in Resident Evil 4 Remake, and the chillest of times in Tchia. We've also got stories like a new Persona, EA delisting and then relisti
Mar 21, 2023
Giant Bombcast 780: Matt Rorie's Alpha Protocol
Make sure you drop some Rs for good ol' Rordawg. We chat about the wet and scary Resident Evil 4 demo, Dead Island 2, Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania, PS5 Pro Rumors, and even more!
Mar 14, 2023
Giant Bombcast 779: The Greatest Jewish Wrestler
Despite the title NO WRESTLING TALK TODAY because Bakalar is driving the Bombcast with Grubb and Mike Minotti and Matt Rorie are tagging along to talk about Returnal, Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, Xbox and PlayStation news, and even more!
Mar 08, 2023
Giant Bombcast 778: young elmo
Jan and Grubb are joined by the homies Michael Higham and Jesse Vitelli to talk about their time with Final Fantasy XVI, adventures through Kirby's Return to Dreamland Deluxe, Miyamoto not wanting us to worry, and even more!
Mar 01, 2023
Giant Bombcast 777: Show Me the Law
We landed on a Triple 7 baby! This week we talk about PSVR 2, Like a Dragon: Ishin, Atomic Heart, Microsoft and Nintendo's 10 year deal, Baby Seals, and more!
Feb 21, 2023
Giant Bombcast 776: Mario Mommy
The best way to celebrate Valentine's is by listening to the Giant Bombcast with your significant other! We chat about Wild Hearts, the Game Boy and Game Boy Advance NSO lineups, Metroid Prime Remastered, and all of the video game news in the last week!
Feb 14, 2023
Giant Bombcast 775: Hunter Biden Kaitos
This week we're joined by our dear friends Michael Higham and Jesse Vitelli to talk about a scary number of owls, finishing Hi-Fi Rush, our predictions for the next Nintendo Direct, jamming in Theatrhythm, and more!
Feb 07, 2023
Giant Bombcast 774: Anime Soup
We're joined by our friends Mike Minotti and Michael Higham this week to celebrate a certain season, discuss Hi-Fi Rush, Like a Dragon: Isshin, 343 and Microsoft news, Star Wars delays, games closing, and even more!
Jan 31, 2023
Giant Bombcast 773: Weird Jesus Vibes
The crew is back to talk about how Forspoken nails the New York experience, Fire Emblem Engage, the new Dual Sense Edge controller, Marvel's Avengers shutting down, and more!
Jan 24, 2023
Giant Bombcast 772: Time Week
This week on the Giant Bombcast we find time to examine the very concept of time and space. We also chat about One Piece Odyssey, circle back to the Case of the Golden Idol, The Last of Us TV show, NPD numbers, Ubisoft's continued woes, and emails about t
Jan 17, 2023
Giant Bombcast 771: GARLIC BOYS
We're back this week to talk about Chained Echoes, Xbox's "Developer Direct", Apple and a rumored AR/VR device, the liquid metal in your PS5, Neil Druckmann announcements, and more!
Jan 10, 2023
Giant Bombcast 770: Mad Slinky Tricks
We're back from the Holiday break! We discuss our individual adventures during the break, a handful of news stories like Starfall's release date, Jess' continued ventures into the world of VR, and Jeff Grubb shaving his head!
Jan 03, 2023
Giant Bombcast 769: TRAILERD
For the final episode of the Giant Bombcast of the year we answered some lovely emails, talked about what we were excited about for 2023, AND DID MATH!
Dec 27, 2022
Giant Bombcast 768: DARK PATTERNS
The GOTY smoke has cleared and we're still standing! Let's wrap up the year and talk about some news, High on Life, Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion, the Vampire Survivors DLC, and even more!
Dec 20, 2022
Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2022: Day 3
After getting through 10 categories we have now arrived at the main event: THE TOP 10 GAMES OF 2022! What game will reign supreme? Will any surprises make it onto the list? Have any back alley deals been made? Whatever the outcome is, we will stand Towe
Dec 14, 2022
Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2022: Day 2
Welcome to Day 2 of our GOTY deliberations! On today's schedule we've got five more catergories: Best New Fortnite Skin, Best Running Around, B-Game of the Year, Most Disappointing Game, and Best Music of the Year. Get ready to dab away into infinity and
Dec 13, 2022
Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2022: Day 1
Nothing wrong with a little pivoting if plans gotta change! We gathered together to celebrate and discuss Game of the Year 2022 all in Tower Unite. Today we cover five categories: Soulja Boy Presents Best Game For People Who Drink Beer And Get Drunk or S
Dec 12, 2022
Giant Bombcast 767: Kojima Muppets Crossover
With GOTY in the distance we gather around to chat about Callisto Protocol, trying to make sense of Dwarf Fortress, detailing the updates to Fortnite, a ToeJam and Earl movie, and even more!
Dec 06, 2022
Giant Bombcast 766: Human Slide Whistle
After the long Holiday weekend we're back to talk about Goat Simulator 3, becoming VTubers with Sony's help, getting Luigi'd, our individual to-do lists for GOTY, and even more!
Nov 30, 2022
Giant Bombcast 765: Big Corn's Pocket
This week we've assembled the unholy trinity (with some special appearences) to discuss Jeff Bakalar's time at AEW Full Gear, Jan falling out of love with Pokemon, Atari 50 being a darkhorse for GOTY, and a roundup of video game news!
Nov 22, 2022
Giant Bombcast 764: Empathy and Stuff
Our dear friend Michael Higham joins us as we talk about Somerville, Pentimate, the Game Awards nominees for 2022, and even more!
Nov 15, 2022
Giant Bombcast 763: Mead Mommy
BOY, we've recovered from Extra Life weekend and we're here to talk about games! Farming in Harvestella, Marvel Snap's new battle pass, arranging in Little to the Left, and of course God of War Raganarok and Sonic Frontiers impressions. We got today's rou
Nov 08, 2022
Giant Bombcast 762: Forlorn Hohoho
Good bye spooky season and hello November! Jess chats about Signalis, Vampire Survivors, Marvel Snap's stranglehold over Jan and Grubb, and Bakalar gets the boys back together in Modern Warfare 2. We cover the newest game news and all of your burning ques
Nov 01, 2022
Giant Bombcast 761: EXPANDALONE
We're joined by Michael Higham today to help celebrate Filipino American History Month! Today we gush about Marvel Snap, Gotham Knights, and Bakalar shares his God of War Ragnarok impressions. Grubb also guides us through today's video game news and we ge
Oct 25, 2022
Giant Bombcast 760: Tactician Festival
We're joined by Dany Peña today to chat about his time with G4 and his team at XPlay. We also chat about SCORN, some upcoming Silent Hill rumors, jury duty, and even more!
Oct 19, 2022
Giant Bombcast 759: Rings of Flour
After a whirlwind week in NYC we're back in our respective homes to chat about games, coffee, and the newest news! We're joined by our Most Friend Mike Minotti from GamesBeat!
Oct 12, 2022
Giant Bombcast 758: The Ted Danson Pack
Since we're out traveling we prerecorded this badboy! This week we answer a bunch of emails and other assorted questions from the community!
Oct 04, 2022
Giant Bombcast 757: Comic Sans 2
We're joined by Niki Grayson for today's Giant Bombcast! We discuss going Blobbo mode, NBA 2k23, Sessions: Skate Sim, the Modern Warefare 2 Beta, Prodeus, the return of E3, and much more!
Sep 27, 2022
Giant Bombcast 756: Emulation Hose
We're joined by special guests Imran Khan and John Warren! Today we cover the hottest games like the Diofield Chronicles, Hyper Demon, Disney Dreamlight Valley, our experience with PSVR 2, and ESPN NFL 2k5? We also cover the GTA leaks, the new Iron Man ga
Sep 20, 2022
Giant Bombcast 755: Stealth Poodle
This week we recap the Nintendo Direct, get into a lengthy discussion on Immortality, gush about splatting in Splatoon, and even more!
Sep 14, 2022
Giant Bombcast 754: Scott Hall Effect
We've got a terrifying trio for today's Bombcast! We have a lovely chat about Ooblets, Tinykin, and touch on what Immortality is. We also breakdown some Silent Hill rumors, UK game sales charts, and more!
Sep 06, 2022
Giant Bombcast 753: LUCYWATCH 2022
This week we're on the lookout as Lucy joins Jeff Bakalar in person! We start the show with news on the new Assassin's Creed game, Logitech's new gaming device, Game Pass updates, and a potential Nintendo Direct. We also chat about Soul Hackers 2, Tinykin
Aug 30, 2022
Giant Bombcast 752: Slob on my Gog
This week we chat about a small indie game called "Fortnite", hitting the green in Cursed to Golf, and board the Midnight Fight Express. We also get into our impressions on the new Saints Row,recap Opening Night Live of Gamescom, and a bunch of other game
Aug 23, 2022
Giant Bombcast 751: butterzone
This week we chat about the upcoming Rollerdrome, how amazing Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered looks, starting a cult in the GAME OF THE WEEK with Cult of the Lamb, THQ's new South Park game, Take-Two's original Middle-earth game, and some proper glizzy dis
Aug 16, 2022
Giant Bombcast 750: Quasi-Illegal
We're joined by Fanbyte's Michael Higham as he regails us with his experience at EVO 2022, Jan and Grubb dig into Xenoblade Chronicles 3, Street Fighter 6 updates, the third Sonic movie's release date, and even more!
Aug 09, 2022
Giant Bombcast 749: Software Plus Art
We're back this week to talk about Digimon Survive, Xenoblade Chronicles 3, Bakalar finishing Stray, Mortuary Assistant, and the Ambrose Islands in Hitman 3. Grubb brings us all the news planned with GTA VI, Sony's business plans, updates on AEW: Fight Fo
Aug 02, 2022
Giant Bombcast 748: Dirty Little Slime Man
We're joined by Nerium from Fanbyte as we talk about Live A Live, Into the Breach DLC, the new Hitman 3 DLC, we do a quick GOTY check-in, and then all of the biggest gaming news of this week!
Jul 26, 2022
Giant Bombcast 747: Eternal Money
The crew is back this week to talk about Jan's Vegas exploits, Jess finishing Neon White, Tam and Grubb talk kitties, game unions forming, Skate 4 going free to play, and even more!
Jul 19, 2022
Giant Bombcast 746: Nooks and Crannies
Steamdecks are still coming in hot and tickling the fancy of more then one on this podcast. Grubb's got a ton of news, and Bakalar supplies us with the voice of the people in the Email segment.
Jul 12, 2022
Giant Bombcast 745: The Naka Cut
After a long weekend we're back to talk about the Cuphead DLC, Overwatch 2, hot dogs, Sucker Punch leaving Sly behind, and a bunch of other game news!
Jul 05, 2022
Giant Bombcast 744: Tingle Specialist
Bakalar is back from his trip! He regails us with tales of algae and food, we continue to gush about Neon White, Jan's time in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, we recap the recent Nintendo Direct, and even more game news!
Jun 28, 2022
Giant Bombcast 743: Assassin's Cream
HELLO all of our Mid Sized Sedans out there! We're back this week to talk about TMNT Shredder's Revenge, gush about Neon White, breakdown all the Final Fantasies on the horizon, controller news, and discuss optimum nuggest strategies!
Jun 21, 2022
Giant Bombcast 742: Goat Adjacent
Jan and Tam are back to report on Summer Game Fest, Street Fighter 6, and we have a whole GRIP of news to breakdown. THIS IS A LOOSE SET OF TIMESTAMPS THAT IS SET TO THE FREE VERSION OF THE AUDIO BOMBCAST. 7:43 - whatcha been playing 11:11 - street fight
Jun 14, 2022
Giant Bombcast 741: THROAT GOAT
We've got some housekeeping to take care of and sodas to "chug"!
Jun 07, 2022
Giant Bombcast 740: Bagelmonger
We got up reallll early this week to gab on about Jess' continued adventures in Chrono Trigger, Tamoor joins us to talk about Elden Ring and other stuff, we also get into a whole grip of Sony news and other assorted nonsense!
May 31, 2022
Giant Bombcast 739: FULL BALL CONTROL
We Celebrate Pac-Man's birthday by swinging into Golf Gang, Multiversus, Apex Legends Mobile, V Rising, along with some more Death Stranding sequel scuttle, and PlayStation Plus' new tiers!
May 24, 2022
Giant Bombcast 738: OG Daddy
We've got a boat load of news today! We talk about the titles getting added to PlayStation Plus, Jim Ryan's hot newsletters, and of course the Silent Hill leaks. We squeezed in some game talk with Teardown, Trek to Yomi, and Loot River as well!
May 17, 2022
Giant Bombcast 737: Fifa Lockhart
We got the hottest releases like Duke Nukem Forever leaks, finding humanity in Citizen Sleeper, smooching in Sucker for Love, hittin' pegs in Peglin, and all your emails and gaming news!
May 11, 2022
Giant Bombcast 736: Gritty Gex Reboot
It's Tuesday so let's all embrace the Giant Bombcast warmly. We gab about Video Game Rap Beefs, Nintendo Switch Sports, Rogue Legacy 2, the Bugsnax DLC, Embracer embracing more companies, a new Warcraft game, and even more!
May 03, 2022
Giant Bombcast 735: This is Miyamoto
Tuesday means it's time to talk about slots in Luck Be a Landlord, chips in Endcycle VS, Unreal Championship 2, Mario movie delays, a grip of Ubisoft updates, and even more!
Apr 26, 2022
Giant Bombcast 734: Level 37 Fedora
It's Tuesday so it's time to talk about games! This week we talk about the newly released Playdate, finishing Stranger of Paradise, Sega's SUPER GAME INITIATIVE, Jason Momoa, Nintendo Leaks, and even more!
Apr 19, 2022
Giant Bombcast 733: They Old
EVERYONE CLAP YOUR HANDS because there is a new Kingdom Hearts in the horizon! We also talk about the upcoming BugSnax, Nintendo Switch Sports, Astral Ascent, Jitsu Squad, Gundam Evolution, and all your gaming and Magic Castle news!
Apr 12, 2022
Giant Bombcast 732: Semi-Husband
This week we get on about a new LEGO Star Wars game, explore Norco, Jeff finishes Tunic, as well as covering the cancellation of E3, a new Monkey Island, and even more!
Apr 05, 2022
Giant Bombcast 731: The Gouda Project
This week we have a MOUTHFUL of games including Kirby and the Forgotten land, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands, and more adventures in Tunic. We also recap the new PlayStation Plus updates, delays, GUNDAMS, and even more!
Mar 29, 2022
Giant Bombcast 730: Gamesmonger
Dry those hands before you touch our fuzzy controllers! We dive more into the Chaos of Stranger of Paradise, get wild in the Weird West, tackle the mysteries of Tunic, and all the games news of the past week!
Mar 22, 2022
Giant Bombcast 729: Cancelling Time
HEY YO! We're back to talk about our short time with GhostWire: Tokyo, we dipped into CHAOS in Stranger of Paradise, finishing Symphony of the Night, Nintendo opening up a new theme park, and even more!
Mar 15, 2022
Giant Bombcast 728: Loan Wolves
We hop out of the car cafe to chat about Gran Turismo 7, the state of sports entertaining in WWE 2K22, our continued adventures in Elden Ring, tiles in Triangle Strategy, Epic buying Bandcamp, and all of this week's news!
Mar 08, 2022
Giant Bombcast 727: Gabe Juice
We welcome GameSpot's Tamoor Hussain to discuss all things Elden Ring and also to chat about the current state of reviewing games. We also talk about Babylon's Fall, the new Pokémon generation, Steam Deck impressions, and updates with Street Fighter!
Mar 01, 2022
Giant Bombcast 726: Grey Soda of Video Games
This week we've got our lingering thoughts on Horizon Forbidden West, some preview notes on Elden Ring, along with news on the Nintendo eShop closing, the new PSVR helmet, and the thick wizard from Street Fighter 6.
Feb 23, 2022
Giant Bombcast 725: Mr. Boo
We're back! We discuss Horizon Forbidden West, Dying Light 2, King of Fighters XV, recap the previous Nintendo Direct, and even more!
Feb 16, 2022
Giant Bombcast 724: Gaba-Ghouls
This week Jess talks about her preview with Ghostwire Tokyo, Jeff takes shrooms in Dying Light 2, getting old in Sifu, and we breakdown this week's whirlwind of news!
Feb 08, 2022
Giant Bombcast 723: Fuzzy Crime
Put your Warface on everyone! We talk about the new Pokémon Legends: Arceus, continued adventures in Cruelty Squad, Sony buying Bungie, Wordle getting acquired, and even more!
Feb 01, 2022
Game of the Year: Day 3
It's all lead up to this, we craft the site's Top 10 and crown Game of the Year!
Jan 28, 2022
Game of the Year: Day 2
On Day 2 we deliberate 2021's "Best Styyyyyyyle", "Best Looking", "Best Switch Game That Isn't On Switch (Yet)", and "Most Disappointing"! We also briefly glance at what our collective Top Ten could be!
Jan 27, 2022
Game of the Year: Day 1
We begin Day 1 of Game of the Year Deliberations with "Best Letter", "Chillest Game, Brah", "Best Time Loop Game", and "Best Music"!
Jan 26, 2022
Giant Bombcast 722: Suck Point Suck
We sneak in one more Bombcast before Game of the Year deliberations pop off. We throw blows in Windjammers 2, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Extraction, updates on the Microsoft and Activision-Blizzard situation, along with your emails!
Jan 25, 2022
Giant Bombcast 721: Doctor Hockey
So much news this week we needed another Jeff! Jeff Grubb joins us as we breakdown the news of Microsoft buying Activision-Blizzard, Hitman 3 Year 2, an Italian Senate kerfuffle, and even some games!
Jan 18, 2022
Giant Bombcast 720: For Answer
The Giant Bombcast is back! This week we discuss our current game backlogs, E3 2022 being cancelled, 500 hour long video games, and Limp Bizkit!
Jan 11, 2022
Giant Bombcast 719: Volunteer Spirit
No better way to ring in the new year than another episode of the Giant Bombcast! We talk about the hottest releases like Titanfall 2, Teardown, as well as GoldenEye rumors, Final Fantasy delays, and of course NFTs.
Jan 04, 2022
Giant Bombcast 718: The Sandler Squad
We can't end the year without one more Bombcast! To cap off the year we read your emails and talk about Adam Sandler for an extended period of time!
Dec 28, 2021
Giant Bombcast 717: Scams and Flams
We're back to talk about some neighborhood scams, sucking up a mess in The Gunk, finishing Inscryption, slamming tiles in Babble Royale, being trapped in MonCage, NFTs in games, and even more!
Dec 21, 2021
Giant Bombcast 716: Homeopathic Indiana Jones
It's the day after the Bombathon and the week after The Game Awards and there's much to ruminate on - What kinda factors might go into voting for the TGA winners? Why are anti-union emails so obvious? And why does the Uncharted movie just feel *wrong*?
Dec 15, 2021
Giant Bombcast 715: Non Fungible Tree
Halo Infinite is almost out! But we also sit and talk about Heavenly Bodies, bouncing off Deathloop, Inscryption woes, as well as Sony's upcoming subscription services, and Ubisoft NFTs?
Dec 07, 2021
Giant Bombcast 714: Keighley Surprise
After a short week we're back with continued Halo Infinite chat, hot new releases like Wii Sports, addiction to Super Auto Pets, CD Projekt Red updates, the end of Fortnite, and more!
Nov 30, 2021
Giant Bombcast 713: Pokémon BDSM
We're back with some talk about Halo Infinite's campaign, finding joy in Battlefield 2042, wanting more challenge in Pokémon BD/SP, Epic buying Harmonix, and even more!
Nov 23, 2021
Giant Bombcast 712: Endless Forgiveness
Welcome to Jess' first Bombcast as we talk about Halo Infinite's Multiplayer Beta, Shin Megami Tensei V, the new Battlefield, updates on Activision, and discussing the nominees for this year's Game Awards.
Nov 16, 2021
Giant Bombcast 711: OH EGG
The perfect podcast to pair with a hot dog! This week the Jeffs give their thoughts on Call of Duty: Vanguard, Animal Crossing New Horizon's new DLC, Forza Horizon 5, eggs in The Anacrusis, NFTs and game companies, and...Popeye....Popeye.
Nov 10, 2021
Giant Bombcast 710: PP Cost
November is upon us, so let's sit and talk about Voice of Cards, more Dungeon Encounters, Super Robot Wars 30, Inscryption, along with Fortnite shutting down, Dr. Dre making music for GTA, and all of your voicemails and emails!
Nov 03, 2021
Giant Bombcast 709: Cold5
It is no secret! We're here to talk about Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Dungeon Encounters, Age of Empires IV, Ben coming to terms with Breath of the Wild, cancelling BlizzCon, FaZe, and some Nintendo 64 jank!
Oct 27, 2021
Giant Bombcast 708: wallbabies
Nothing like existential dread to start of the Bombcast! We got a bit more Metroid Dread talk, Inscryption, NHL 22, Animal Crossing updates, League of Legends bans, and some Xbox whoopsies!
Oct 19, 2021
Giant Bombcast 707: Lou Bega NFT
A bunch of 7-0-Savages out there as we discuss Metroid Dread, Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl, the baffling Battlefield 2042 BETA, the Twitch leaks, and much more!
Oct 13, 2021
Giant Bombcast 706: Key Lad
This week we run around fake Cuba in Far Cry 6, a brief dip into Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl, the new New World, SORA IN SMASH, the cancelled TI, and Konami making games again?
Oct 06, 2021
Giant Bombcast 705: YOUR MEDICINE
It's the return of the Pack! Good ol' Ben Pack joins us as we check in on Jeff's sleepless nights, Sable, Deltarune, Hot Wheels Unleashed, Halo Infinite's multiplayer weekend, and some voicemails!
Sep 28, 2021
Giant Bombcast 704: Da Droid Become Human
On this episode we talk about Kena: Bridge of Spirits, taking pictures in Toem, more loops in Deathloop, determining what game is over and underrated, and MILK!
Sep 22, 2021
Giant Bombcast 703: Time Juice
We've got a full house today as we try and explain Deathloop, Tales of Arise, befriend sentient dice in Lost in Random, as well as recapping Sony's PlayStation event, and valuable bidet discourse!
Sep 15, 2021
Giant Bombcast 702: Ask Jeev-Vess
Danny returns to the Bombcast just in time to chat about the hottest release: Cookie Clicker! We also chat about Sonic Colors, Sony wanting their $10, an Alan Wake Remaster, the Tripwire situation, and more of your food crimes!
Sep 07, 2021
Giant Bombcast 701: A Good VCR
Before August ends we're here to talk about Deathloop, cats in tanks, Fortnite news, Gamescom, and pilgrimages for beer!
Aug 31, 2021
Giant Bombcast 700: Toilet Crime
No better way to ring in episode 700 than some mysterious toilet crimes, more than twelve minutes of Twelve Minutes, Aliens: Fireteam Elite talk, Halo Infinite updates, and even more!
Aug 24, 2021
Giant Bombcast 699: Illegal Tactics
We have a NICE episode featuring Tamoor, Lucy, and Michael from GameSpot. We tackle Jan's possible gambling problem, Dodgeball Academia, Final Fantasy XIV, 3D Printing problems, Boyfriend Dungeon, Will Smith, and much more!
Aug 17, 2021
Giant Bombcast 698: Up In My Frunk
This week we get into the Back 4 Blood Beta, finally queue up in Splitgate, talk about skins and cosmetics, and of course get into front trunk discourse.
Aug 10, 2021
Giant Bombcast 697: Ass Rock Dongles
We've got a packed house here as we talk announce new shows, discuss the wide variety of Smirnoff Ice, The Ascent, Halo Infinite, Huntdown, updates at Activision Blizzard, PS5 SSDs, and much more!
Aug 03, 2021
Giant Bombcast 696: Cheech and Chong WAVs
The Giant Bombcast is HERE to tackle Jan's growing problem with Pokémon Unite, Danny's adventures with owning an arcade cabinet, talking about the Activision Blizzard situation, and much more!
Jul 27, 2021
Giant Bombcast 695: KeyBoy
We cover the hottest story this week: CABLE MANAGEMENT! But we also find time to talk about Samurai Gunn 2, Pokémon Go Fest 2021, Jan's adventures in Disneyland, Splitgate, the Steamdeck, we take a trip through the DELAYZONE, and much more fun!
Jul 20, 2021
Giant Bombcast 694: Dirty Fluids
Jean-Luc from GameSpot is once again filling in for Jan on this week's The Giant Bombcast to talk about F1 2021, Arcadegeddon, the Atari VCS, a 1.5 million dollar copy of Mario 64, and more!
Jul 14, 2021
Giant Bombcast 693: A Furry Entrance
After a hot dog filled weekend the Giant Bombcast is back with ACE producer Jean-Luc from GameSpot to talk about more Cruelty Squad, Scarlet Nexus, an actual new Nintendo Switch, Sony's relationship with the Indies, and even more!
Jul 06, 2021
Giant Bombcast 692: Flesh Investment
We're joined by Jeff Grubb this week to announce some new shows! Amidst the excitement we talk about Mario Golf, LEGO Builders Journey, Sony studio acquisitions, Cyberpunk 2077's current state, Quake in the Pentagon, and much more!
Jun 29, 2021
Giant Bombcast 691: Ska Wallet
We have formed a dark alliance this week to talk about Dark Alliance, Game Builder Garage, Cyberpunk 2077 coming back on PSN, a Pokémon MOBA, band fighting discourse, and even more!
Jun 22, 2021
Giant Bombcast 690: Grip the Banana
With E3 just barely behind us we recap some of the CHAOS from the weekend. We also paint some pictures in Chicory, scream in Chivalry II, fan the flames for country beef, and much more!
Jun 15, 2021
Giant Bombcast 689: Touch the Crank
GIANT NEWS on the Giant Bombcast today! We also got some talk about the new Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, Guilty Gear Strive, more Cyberpunk Leaks, cranking it with the Playdate, E3 plans, and so much more!
Jun 08, 2021
Giant Bombcast 688: America and Azeroth
With E3 RIGHT around the corner we get together to talk about hot releases like bathrooms, Biomutant, Necromunda, Virtua Fighter 5, a possible NEW Nintendo Switch, Sonic jewelry, and becoming a C-Tier Japanese celebrity!
Jun 01, 2021
Giant Bombcast 687: John McClane's Feet
With E3 quickly approaching we're off to the racetracks to chat about Tower Unite, Knockout City, a new Virtua Fighter, rumors of a new Tony Hawk, Hot Tubs on Twitch, and eating plant Pokémon?
May 25, 2021
Giant Bombcast 686: Baby Yogurt
Welcome to another episode of the Giant Bombcast in where we discuss Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Subnautica: Below Zero, AT&T being sold, new PS5 controllers, E3s of yore, and an "interesting" ranking of Pokémo
May 18, 2021
Giant Bombcast 685: I Did It for the Grookey
We're BACK with a bunch of dads (and an uncle?) to talk about chairs, Returnal woes, our appreciation for Resident Evil Village, some artsy pictures of Pokémon, the growing legal case of Epic vs. Apple, and so much more!
May 12, 2021
Giant Bombcast 684: Brad's Leaving
The old hands of Giant Bomb come together for one more Bombcast to talk about some changes around these parts, reminisce about the past, and look to the future.
May 04, 2021
Giant Bombcast 683: Nier Automotive GP
This week we begin with a consideration of Mortal Kombat films past and present, before moving into the nitty gritty of Returnal, NieR Replicant ver.1.224744...something, more adventures in Pokemon card acquisition, the Noid's return to video games, the M
Apr 27, 2021
Giant Bombcast 682: That Dom State of Mind
Grab a handful of tubby custard and join us in the Dom shrine for PlayStation baseball on Xbox, the Pokemon TCG turf war, the last-minute rescue of the PS3 and Vita storefronts, Square Enix acquisition rumors, Resident Evil 4 in VR, and more shocking Neop
Apr 20, 2021
Giant Bombcast 681: Dairy Queen, TX
This week, we cling desperately to our Outriders inventories, take a look at the just-released Ask Iwata compilation, play movie mad libs in What the Dub?!, ponder Bad Bunny and 24-hour shrimp, and have 99 Pac-Men but a Switch... well, you know how it goe
Apr 14, 2021
Giant Bombcast 680: Room Temperature Clam Chowder
This week we dive deep into Outriders, build villages in Dorfromantik, mount monsters in Monster Hunter Rise, as well as the RETURN of E3, Titanfall things in Apex Legends, and much more!
Apr 06, 2021
Giant Bombcast 679: Feed Gems to Tims
Balan Wonderworld is upon us and it's hard to think about much else, but we also dig into It Takes Two, more monster trucks, more MonHun, voiced Disco Elysium, the looming PlayStation Store closures, COD and Battlefield rumors, Pokemon Go except glasses,
Mar 31, 2021
Giant Bombcast 678: A Horse Named PlayStation
Welcome to the recreation zone, where we chillax over subjects like Monster Hunter Rise, Monster Truck Championship, the PlayStation 5 VR controller, the latest OLED Switch rumors, Sony's Evo acquisition, 2021 game delays, Double Dare prizes, Daft Punk fo
Mar 23, 2021
Giant Bombcast 677: Undercover Juggalo
This week we get caught up in Loop Hero, finding out there have been FOUR Monster Energy Supercross games, Stubbs the Zombie, new studios being founded, games hitting Game Pass, awkward gas station encounters, and thrift store scores!
Mar 16, 2021
Giant Bombcast 676: The McRib of Consoles
Games! Loop Hero, Circuit Superstar, The Eternal Cylinder, Persona 5 Strikers, Bravely Default II. News! An OLED-equipped Switch, the finalized Bethesda acquisition, the resurrection of Paragon, and the dual fate of Artifact. Emails! Uh, whiskey that list
Mar 09, 2021
Giant Bombcast 675: All Day I Dream About Koffee
This week: the Outriders demo, more Valheim adventures, the Guilty Gear Strive beta, Maquette, Sony's Japan Studio closure and PS5 storage upgrades, the latest on Dragon Age 4 and Battlefield, Epic's Fall Guys purchase, some heated chili arguments, a love
Mar 02, 2021
Giant Bombcast 674: Knife or Death
Valheim appears to be overtaking the office this week, with a detour into the good and bad of old games with Blizzard Arcade Collection and Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection. Plus: the future of PSVR, the Vampire: Bloodlines 2 shakeup, all the Blizzcon and N
Feb 23, 2021
Giant Bombcast 673: The Internet in Your Pants
What's up with Bowser's Fury and Valheim? Why would anyone try to resurrect Six Days in Fallujah? Has it really been 20 years since that Zero Wing proto-meme? How much spaghetti COULD you fit into one backpack? These questions and more, answered on this w
Feb 16, 2021
Giant Bombcast 672: Great Conversations
This week: the (digital) future of E3, PS5 sales and shortages, the Gearbox buyout, the ultimate fate of Anthem, the GoldenEye XBLA leak, Little Nightmares 2, The Medium, Destruction AllStars, Control Ultimate Edition, Ys IX, Danny's Irish favs, underwate
Feb 09, 2021
Giant Bombcast 671: Tree on the Loose
This week: a little time with the just-released Destruction AllStars, next-gen Control, the inventiveness of Hitman 3, cyber-ninjas in Cyber Shadow, the Stadia first-party shutdown, the Nemesis system patent, a #Skate4 studio, lewd Keanu Reeves mods, Kief
Feb 02, 2021
Giant Bombcast 670: We Call It Cluedo!
The white smoke of GOTY has cleared, and what better way to truly kick off 2021 than with Hitman 3--and Danny O'Dwyer! Also: Frog Fractions, the Blizzard/Vicarious Visions merger, a KOTOR reboot, the Xbox Live pricing snafu, one very tall vampire lady, an
Jan 27, 2021
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2020: Day Five
On our fifth and final GOTY show, we'll pay tribute to the games that didn't quite make it as finalists for our best games of the year, and then finally determine the 10 games that rise above the rest.
Jan 23, 2021
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2020: Day Four
The fourth day of our GOTY deliberations will run down the best and worst of 2020, with awards for the Best Moment or Sequence, and Most Distressing Game.
Jan 22, 2021
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2020: Day Three
Y'all like playing video games? We do. That's why we're spending day three awarding the Best Game Feel. Then, time for Party of the Year!
Jan 21, 2021
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2020: Day Two
Warm up your hi-fi, it's time for everyone's favorite listening party as we determine the winners for Best Music (and Best Multiplayer).
Jan 20, 2021
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2020: Day One
This time we're doing it live! Our annual GOTY feature kicks off as we hash out the awards for Best-Looking Game and Best... Dad.
Jan 19, 2021
Giant Bombcast 669: I'm Always in Pose 6
With Game of the Year rapidly approaching, we're doing some last-minute cramming with Final Fantasy VII Remake, Yakuza, Ori and more, plus trying out the Monster Hunter Rise demo, spitballing ideas for Bethesda's newly announced Indiana Jones game, laughi
Jan 12, 2021
Giant Bombcast 668: Professor Latency
New year, new Bombcast! We're back to talk Yakuza, Ghost of Tsushima Legends, Super Meat Boy Forever, the Fortnite shopping mall, the curious case of the Zelda Miis, running guns in Japan, and our annual attempt to answer the question: what is Star Citize
Jan 05, 2021
Giant Bombcast 667: Sega to Make New Genesis!
Somehow we've made it to the end of 2020, and for our last episode of the year, we talk over our to-play lists for the holiday break, take a gander at the release list as it stands for 2021, fantasy book some chess sets, and take a whole bunch of your ema
Dec 29, 2020
Giant Bombcast 666: Christmas Tree Shaped Eggs
We're here with the last LIVE episode of the Giant Bombcast in 2020! We're here to talk about Monster Sanctuary, World of Warcraft, the continuing situation around Cyberpunk 2077, and early-access pizza!
Dec 22, 2020
Giant Bombcast 665: It'z Fun!
The Internet's Abby Russell joins us to talk about how much chess she's been playing lately, plus the Cyberpunk release kerfuffle, all the big announcements out of the Game Awards, the proper definition of rap movies, our love of video game typefaces, and
Dec 16, 2020
Giant Bombcast 664: Kevlar Booty Shorts
Vinny "Cyber" Caravella joins us for a mammoth Cyberpunk 2077 discussion, then we get into some Metal Gear dream casting, more Immortals Fenyx Rising, more WWE on mobile, Nintendo's eShop data collection, Kratos in Fortnite, Billy Mitchell's latest dastar
Dec 08, 2020
Giant Bombcast 663: Cooksies to Keepsies
As we enter 2020's final month, we double down on the year's remaining games like Immortals Fenyx Rising, Demon's Souls, Miles Morales, and Yakuza, plus Thanksgiving steaks, the whereabouts of Sam Worthington, and the questionably imminent opening of Supe
Dec 02, 2020
Giant Bombcast 662: Turn the Musou Crank
We're settling into the new post-console-launch normal with more time on the PS5 and XSX and their games, the closing chapters of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, the million-moblin action of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, Kingdom Hearts except a rhythm game, St
Nov 25, 2020
Giant Bombcast 661: Code Red Brisket
The consoles are out, the loading times are short, the games are plenty, and we dive right in with Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Demon's Souls, COD: Black Ops Cold War, more of our thoughts on using the PS5 and Series X and a variety of next-gen upgrades, a bunc
Nov 17, 2020
Giant Bombcast 660: They're Only Stems!
The next generation is (mostly) here, so we finally dig deep into what is and isn't ready to go on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, plus hands-on with Bugsnax and Fuser, thoughts on the future of Mass Effect, a bunch of your next-gen questions answere
Nov 10, 2020
Giant Bombcast Bombcast Bonus! The HotSpot 386
Get a taste of the most blazingest podcast in the world as Brad Shoemaker, Alex Navarro, Jeff Gerstmann, and Your HostMaster Vinny Caravella talk about the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X.
Nov 06, 2020
Giant Bombcast 659: ༼ つ ◕_◕ ༽つ
This week: our first thoughts on the Xbox Series X and S, the magical destruction of Teardown, the breakneck cyber-parkour of Ghostrunner, more time with Watch Dogs: Legion, looking back on the big overnight game launches of yore, Sony throws cold water o
Nov 03, 2020
Giant Bombcast 658: Geometry Wars 99
The PlayStation 5 is here, and we're also here to talk about the DualSense controller and Cooling Springs in Astro's Playroom, along with Watch Dogs Legion, Immortals Fenyx Rising, our wishlist for next-gen Geometry Wars, the Uncharted movie cast, and the
Oct 28, 2020
Giant Bombcast 657: The Content
With new consoles drawing nigh, we spend way too much time talking about the Series X launch lineup and the PS5's new hint system, plus Mario Kart Live, Phasmophobia, the end of Hades, the (different kind of) end of StarCraft II, and the eventual fate of
Oct 21, 2020
Giant Bombcast 656: Throw Up Your Bungers
Genshin Impact makes a big impact this week, as does Bugsnax. PS4 games on PS5 get detailed, Crucible gets the axe. Milla Jovovich loves Meowscular Chef. Rambo is in MK11. It's a Bombcast!
Oct 14, 2020
Giant Bombcast 655: X Gon' Confirm It For Ya
Star Wars: Squadrons! Genshin Impact! Hades! The Oculus Quest 2! The PlayStation 5's mysterious nut! The contentious subject of Xs and Os! The biggest a-hole in video games! What WON'T you hear about on this podcast?!
Oct 07, 2020
Giant Bombcast 654: Vault of Ass
We're pretty taken with Hades and Spelunky 2 here, not so much WWE Battlegrounds or Serious Sam 4. Next-gen console news! A live sideshow! Mario except what if he was food! Tune in!
Sep 30, 2020
Giant Bombcast 653: That's Hot Soup!
Between the Bethesda acquisition, PlayStation 5 pricing, and our budding Vtuber careers, there's a LOT to talk about this week, along with Mario 3D All-Stars, WWE Battlegrounds, the final version of Hades, quarantine bathing habits, and more breakfast cer
Sep 23, 2020
Giant Bombcast 652: Gods and Monster Energy
Spelunky 2! Spelunky 2. But also: Fuser, the Among Us craze, Wasteland 3, Matt Rorie, the latest Ubisoft Forward, next-gen console rumors and scuttlebutt, ketchup cakes, giant grapes, and an impromptu ranking of Zeldas.
Sep 16, 2020
Giant Bombcast 651: Luda Shoota
The Xbox Series S leak and Mario 35th games are the big news this week, but we also find time for the release version of Avengers, Tony Hawk 1+2, Spellbreaker, the anime toggle, a world without shoes, and the Mountain Dew of oranges.
Sep 09, 2020
Giant Bombcast 650: Strange Times!
This week we plow through a mountain of news about PS5 release dates, new GeForce cards, Avengers cosmetics and Mario remasters, chat about New World and Captain Tsubasa, get serious about AMVs, and wonder where all the orange meringue pies are.
Sep 02, 2020
Giant Bombcast 649: Courtnite
Alex Navarro joins us from NYC to talk Madden 21, Outriders, Mortal Shell, Spiritfarer, Rogue Legacy 2, next year's new Switch, the DC FANDOME, the latest on Apple v. Epic, and rollicking debates on foods like mustard, soda, and, uh, Vicks VapoRub?
Aug 26, 2020
Giant Bombcast 648: jeffminter.txt
This week: the Tony Hawk remake demo, Risk of Rain 2's final form, that Moose Life, the Apple vs. Epic dust-up, next-gen console pricing, the mysterious fate of the Rock-afire Explosion, and a very intensive rumination on gunblades.
Aug 19, 2020
Giant Bombcast 647: The Historical Gamer Strikes Again!
If you're looking for LIVE REAX to the breaking Halo Infinite delay, impressions of the Avengers beta, and expectations for Rocksteady's Suicide Squad game and the Remedy Connected Universe, this is the Bombcast for you!
Aug 12, 2020
Giant Bombcast 646: Great Tile Feel
Caty McCarthy from USgamer joins us to chat about the mystery that is Blaseball, the madcap action of Fall Guys, free-to-play Halo Infinite, Frog Fractions 3 through 9, PS5 gadget compatibility, the horror of carpeted bathrooms, and... the assembled guest
Aug 05, 2020
Giant Bombcast 645: Evidence of Luigi
As July comes to a close we recap Microsoft's latest Xbox Series X Event, continued adventures in Ghost of Tsushima, catching rare monsters in Pokemon Go Fest 2020, dipping stuff in other stuff, leaks at Nintendo, G4 coming back, and the long awaited sequ
Jul 28, 2020
Giant Bombcast 644: WarioWare Without the Wario
Tamoor Hussain pops over from GameSpot to talk samurai photography, the new Paper Mario, the current whereabouts of Francis York Morgan, the latest goings-on with next-gen consoles, the great charge-move controversy, and stealing booze from monkeys.
Jul 22, 2020
Giant Bombcast 643: Save the Truck for Last
Ghost of Tsushima leads this week's show, along with Devolverland's not-E3, the latest Superhot, Ubisoft's Forward event and ongoing internal turmoil, Sony's Epic investment, the most expensive Mario ever sold, NEC's anime console, and Ice Cube's love of
Jul 14, 2020
Giant Bombcast 642: Pump Up the Valium
On this safe and sane episode we definitely don't discuss residential bomb-making, but do talk Hyper Scape, Golf on Mars, more Trackmania, the Evo Online cancellation, $70 video games, Fallout on TV, and... butter on pop tart?!
Jul 08, 2020
Giant Bombcast 641: Hey, Throw Your Molotovs!
This week: Jan finished The Last of Us, Jeff's got a track mania, Ben's fighting herds (professionally), the beginnings of corporate action on assault and abuse, the latest Xbox Lockhart rumors, a PokeMOBA (?!), and a fond farewell to Andy McNamara's stor
Jul 01, 2020
Giant Bombcast 640: Tactical Growth
This week we unpack the current assault and abuse allegations roiling the games industry, the abrupt Mixer shutdown, EA Play, the rumored Rocksteady Suicide Squad game, more with The Last of Us Part II, Windjammers II, and the mysterious couch of Masahiro
Jun 24, 2020
Giant Bombcast 639: Ribcages Per Capita
It's (nearly) all PlayStation 5, all the time around here this week, but we also find room for The Last of Us Part II, Torchlight III, Disintegration, Star Wars: Squadrons, Persona 4 on PC, and a very, uh, loving Alex Kidd retrospective.
Jun 17, 2020
Giant Bombcast 638: I Found Drugs in a Locker and I Did Them
This week we clear the air on Fog Gaming, check in on C&C Remastered, the new Trackmania, and Phantasy Star Online 2 PC, talk about the future of Destiny 2, keep up with a bunch of rumors for summer game announcements, and discover a very special them
Jun 10, 2020
Giant Bombcast 637: Slow Off King
Austin Walker and Vinny Caravella drop by during a tumultuous week to talk current events, Valorant, Monster Train, PS5 and Xbox Series X compatbility (backwards and forwards), the coming Sega revolution, Minecraft personality types, and where to get the
Jun 03, 2020
Giant Bombcast 636: Dragon Attack 11: Aftermath
Hey, you like video games? How about Minecraft Dungeons? Mortal Kombat 11's story DLC? Saints Row The Third's remaster? Perhaps Super Mario Bros. Special? Inquire within!
May 27, 2020
Giant Bombcast 635: S-rank With Your Coffee Dad
This week we welcome back Brad (and the tales of his nose), dig and craft in Minecraft and Terraria, gawk at that Unreal Engine 5 demo, speculate about Ghost of Tsushima and the new Paper Mario, debate video game rap battles and esports rules, and enter a
May 19, 2020
Giant Bombcast 634: Mozzarella Tape
The Birdman is back and so is the Giant Bombcast! We cover texts from Tony Hawk, everything that premiered during the Xbox Series X event, testing our gaming trivia knowledge, and so much more!
May 12, 2020
Giant Bombcast 633: Potion Balls
In these unprecedented times we gathered together to talk about Streets of Rage 4, the Predator film franchise, a possible new (old) Skate game, and much more!
May 05, 2020
Giant Bombcast 632: A Place for Hair
We're deep into tactics this week, both of the Gears and XCOM: Chimera Squad variety, along with WWE 2K Battlegrounds, the Last of Us II leak, shoto wrestlers, the crucial 3DO back catalog, Tinder hentai, teenage video game crimes, and fridges full of pro
Apr 29, 2020
Giant Bombcast 631: Doom Nuts & Bolts
This week we dig into Persona 5 Royal, the Guilty Gear -Strive- beta, more Fallout 76 (?), the final Mario Maker 2 update (?!), Sony's PlayStation 5 production plans, Jan's good Internet, and how to eat 30 eggs in one day.
Apr 22, 2020
Giant Bombcast 630: NPCs Are Here
We talk up a storm about a return trip to Fallout 76, finishing the FF7 remake, the blessed end of Bunny Day, a new Resident Evil 4, virtual dating, more Internet Phantasy Star, that new XCOM, eggs of all flavors, and the missing WWE game.
Apr 15, 2020
Giant Bombcast 629: Give Me a Werewolf
This week: the surprise PlayStation 5 DualSense controller announcement, the Final Fantasy VII remake, the end of Doom Eternal, The Last of Us Part II delay, Atari crypto, 40 hot dogs and buns, a quick pants check, and your emails!
Apr 08, 2020
Giant Bombcast 628: Respect the Headcrab
The games continue to pile up, with more on Animal Crossing, Doom Eternal, Ori, Resident Evil 3, the Control DLC, and One Step From Eden. Plus: the Modern Warfare 2 surprise remaster, a Dragon's Lair movie, and... Super Mario All-Stars 2?
Mar 31, 2020
Giant Bombcast 627: Final Fight Questions
Games games games! This week we get deep into Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Doom Eternal, and Half-Life: Alyx, talk PlayStation 5 details, think really hard about Artifact 2, and finally decide that age-old question: Splinter Cell or Samba de Amigo?
Mar 25, 2020
Giant Bombcast 626: All You S'mores Juice Fans
Our brand new series Bombcast@Home kicks off with discussions of life in quarantine, Doom Eternal, the full Xbox Series X specs, the cancellation of E3 and everything else, and washing your groceries!
Mar 18, 2020
Giant Bombcast 625: Take Me to the YouTube
This week we spend some time with Ori and COD: MW's Battle Royale, look at COVID-19's effect on the games industry, place bets on E3's chances of... happening, and take emails from you, the fans of 311.
Mar 11, 2020
Giant Bombcast 624: Depth and Lightness
On this Super Tuesday, we ask: what is it people want from modernity? Is it a new Trackmania? A delayed GDC? Thoughts on Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Ori and the Will of the Wisps? To abolish shoestring fries? A 311 concert which continues unto eternity? In
Mar 03, 2020
Giant Bombcast 623: It Might Be a Whammo!
From new Xbox Series X details to coronavirus fears, Steam indies like Taur and Quantum League, our latest fighting game roundup, the second coming of Burnout Paradise, a nunchaku clinic, and the dystopian sound of NookLink, this week there's a lot to tal
Feb 25, 2020
Giant Bombcast 622: The Squattery Wheel
We're joined by the superhuman Matthew Rorie to discuss the trials and tribulations of Wolcen, Pokemon Home, E3 2020, PlayStation 5 pricing, the StarCraft Ghost leak, the ill fate of HQ Trivia, Jan's corporate espionage, and the dire state of monster truc
Feb 18, 2020
Giant Bombcast 621: Groove Is in the Heart VR
Are we splitting or stealing this week? Does Granblue Fantasy: Versus count as anime? Will Rockstar ever make another Grand Theft Auto? Why in the world is Phantasy Star Online 2 finally coming out in English? Is Space Channel 5 good? The answers--and muc
Feb 12, 2020
Giant Bombcast 620: Fortune Chalupa
All kinds of news is happening this week, from E3's 2020 plans to Dan Houser's Rockstar departure. Also: the GeForce Now launch, the #Platinum4, Blizzard's Warcraft III boondoggle, and more on the mysterious Xbox Series X port that wouldn't quit.
Feb 04, 2020
Giant Bombcast 619: The Jäger Cube
This week we Journey to the Savage Planet, train up some Temtem, get ReMinded about Kingdom Hearts III, puzzle over Xbox prototypes and Atari Hotels, and reminisce fondly about everyone's favorite .mp3 llama.
Jan 28, 2020
Giant Bombcast 618: Teach Gohan to Fish
This week we talk Doom Eternal and DBZ Kakarot, PlayStation 5 leaks and delay after delay, the great Byleth conspiracy, boiling eyeballs, a Halo retrospective, the video-rental-to-liquor-store pipeline, and a sighting of the elusive "coin ship."
Jan 22, 2020
Giant Bombcast 617: Bathtub Full of Food
We welcome Brad back as we discuss Sony skipping out on E3, Nintendo's upcoming theme park, the Epic Games Store, what Wattam is, and much more on this week's Giant Bombcast!
Jan 14, 2020
Giant Bombcast 616: Sonic's Wife
We're back from the holidays! Come along as we recount our activities during the break, new console logos, CES news, the anatomy of an echidna, and much more!
Jan 08, 2020
Giant Bombcast 615: Favorite Crime
The white smoke has cleared and revealed another episode of the GIANT BOMBCAST! We discuss the upcoming game releases of 2020, video game themed classes, and our favorite crimes!
Dec 31, 2019
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2019: Day Five Deliberations
The final day is here! Many games will enter, but only 10 can leave. Which one will reign supreme?
Dec 27, 2019
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2019: Day Four Deliberations
The list is done, the time for casual talk is through. Time to dole out awards, including Best Story, Best Music, Best Style, and Cool Multiplayer Thing!
Dec 26, 2019
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2019: Day Three Deliberations
It's time to soldier through the end of this list of 2019's most notable games. No game will be forgotten! Only awards remain!
Dec 25, 2019
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2019: Day Two Deliberations
Our second day of discussions takes us deep into our list of 2019's most important games and the impressions they left on us.
Dec 24, 2019
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2019: Day One Deliberations
The imminent end of 2019 means only one thing: it's time for us to sit in a room and talk through all the games that mattered to us this year.
Dec 23, 2019
Giant Bombcast 614: The Sonic Bible
Surprises are around every corner! We talk about the newly announced Xbox Series X, the Game Awards, 2019's Capcom Cup, the origin of planet Mobius, and much much more!
Dec 18, 2019
Giant Bombcast 613: The Universal Sauce
The year may be winding down, but game announcements aren't! We go through Sony's State of Play and the new Switch indies, speculate about a new BioShock, pitch the future of Darkstalkers, evaluate Juggalo gangs, and get a crash course on jacket potatoes.
Dec 10, 2019
Giant Bombcast 612: Two Two Tacos
This week we're joined by a very special guest: you! Join us for a whole bunch of e- and voice mails as we entertain your thoughts on fast-food ordering, Death Stranding spreadsheets, puffy jackets, and other topics of the day.
Dec 03, 2019
Giant Bombcast 611: "jedi council pink floyd"
This week we run down a bunch of our GOTY backlog prep, get deep-ish into Disco Elysium, discuss the Half-Life: Alyx trailer, ponder the future of Tony Hawk (again), take a Star Wars minute, and get hyped for more Resi.
Nov 27, 2019
Giant Bombcast 610: #Piñexit
Google Stadia, Pokemon Sword & Shield, Jedi: Fallen Order, a new Half-Life (?!), a new Mass Effect (?!?), "Anthem Next," Ring Fit Adventure, X019: this podcast is practically bursting at the seams!
Nov 19, 2019
Giant Bombcast 609: Terry Bogard 2020
This week we're trucking right along with Death Stranding, Luigi's Mansion 3, and The Outer Worlds, plus a lot of ruminating on new consoles, the best 3DS games, a ranking of fruit, Limp Bizkit survival strategies, and a quick Sonic the Hedgehog watch par
Nov 13, 2019
Giant Bombcast 608: OK DOOMer
The Death Stranding embargo is up, and unsurprisingly it's hard to talk about much else, but we also get deep into a Blizzcon recap with thoughts on Diablo IV and Overwatch 2, Luigi's Mansion 3, Switch Lite sales figures, Hideo Kojima's filmmaking career,
Nov 05, 2019
Giant Bombcast 607: The Wang Chung Zone
This week: EA's (back) on Steam, Death Stranding comes to PC, a COD: MW report, some Blizzcon speculation, details on our Extra Life plans, and more of the worst (best) songs of the '80s, as chosen by you!
Oct 30, 2019
Giant Bombcast 606: PlayStation Vita 2
This week we're bowled over by The Outer Worlds, Jan talks Digimon puberty, the Analogue Pocket looks super slick, Blizzard attracts the ire of Congress, and we... hate the '80s?
Oct 22, 2019
Giant Bombcast 605: Baby's First Earthquake
Instead of all the embargoed games we can't talk about, this week we get into MiSTer updates, Gabe's missing minigun, a bit of Final Fantasy reminiscing, speculation about new-console load times, soda beer, more bad (?) '80s songs, and the ongoing reverbe
Oct 15, 2019
Giant Bombcast 604: I'll Battle Pass!
Gaaaaames! Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, Trine 4, Indivisible, Concrete Genie, and the new Yooka-Laylee are out this week, plus the latest on PlayStation 5, Red Dead 2 PC, and Blizzard's Hearthstone e-sports controversy.
Oct 08, 2019
Giant Bombcast 603: Call of Tuesday
Video games! Ghost Recon Breakpoint, The Last of Us Part II, Code Vein, The Surge 2, Card of Darkness, Call of Duty Mobile, Untitled Goose Game, Outer Wilds... Surely we talk about stuff besides games this week too. Probably.
Oct 01, 2019
Giant Bombcast 602: Easy Chicken
A zillion games came out last week and we're here to talk about like 12 of them! Let's check in on Apple Arcade's lineup, Link's Awakening, and Borderlands 3. Then let's get into the news... is Valve going to have to let you resell your games? Weird! The
Sep 24, 2019
Giant Bombcast 601: Chief Daedra Officer
This week: We're all playing (and talking about) Borderlands 3, Jeff spent some time with Apple Arcade, E3 2020 gets influential, Billy Mitchell gets litigious, and we get the inside scoop on QVC promotions and open-source car-hacking.
Sep 17, 2019
Giant Bombcast 600: Big Game Pass
This week we dig into Gears the Fifth, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, new Monster Hunter and PvZ, the weirdest Nintendo Direct, Apple's Arcade, car firmware updates, and the curious case of the Borderlands reviews.
Sep 10, 2019
Giant Bombcast 599: Podcasts Are for Vampires
Some old friends show up in the studio to talk about playing the Avengers game, the greatness of Control, merging Destiny characters, new iterations of old arguments, and the week's fraught events in the game industry.
Sep 03, 2019
Giant Bombcast 598: The Tank, the Healer, and the Damage-Dealer
Noclip's Danny O'Dwyer lands in the studio on his way to PAX to get deep into Control, Outer Wilds, and Creature in the Well, ponder Tom Holland's age-appropriateness, speculate about new-console launch lineups, and discuss at length the noble cockroach.
Aug 27, 2019
Giant Bombcast 597: Watering a Plastic Succulent
GameSpot's Lucy James and Tamoor Hussain stop by to discuss coming to America, third-person peeing, all the news out of Gamescom, being grumpy about Overwatch, and a textbook example of conflict resolution.
Aug 20, 2019
Giant Bombcast 596: Math Amphetamine
Games are approaching! But before the Fall releases start, we take a little more time with Fire Emblem, check out Rebel Galaxy Outlaw and RAD, talk loot box developments, talk through more than one weird concert report, and take another round of your food
Aug 14, 2019
Giant Bombcast 595: It's Always the Cute Monks
GameSpot's Kallie Plagge and Michael Higham drop by with more on Fire Emblem and Wolfenstein, an on-the-scene EVO 2019 report, a word on the events of the weekend, and our ever-popular segment, foodmails.
Aug 06, 2019
Giant Bombcast 594: Tea Leads to Intimacy
This week world traveler Drew Scanlon lands in the studio to talk about the new Fire Emblem, the new Wolfenstein, multiplayer solitaire, air traffic role-playing, revitalizing Star Fox, tragic data loss, and cooking with soda.
Jul 30, 2019
Giant Bombcast 593: Bad Gamer Dads
Noted gamer dad Will Smith drops by to talk about Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Dota Underlords, drifting Joy Cons, Tom DeLonge's alien fetish, computer cabinets, toads in the hole, and Odin's favorite household objects.
Jul 23, 2019
Giant Bombcast 592: Extra Ribcage Edition
The Switch Lite is the big story of the week, but we also touch on Dragon Quest Builders 2, SolSeraph, and FFXIV, get deep into the future of Capcom fighting, contemplate cinematic fatalities, argue about pigs in blankets, and get in the mud at the demoli
Jul 16, 2019
Giant Bombcast 591: WOLF MERLIN WOLF
The Bombcast is back with field reports from Super Mario Maker 2, Teppen, and Apex Legends Season 2. Then we wade back into the ever-growing auto chess swamp, ask if Nintendo is falling behind the competition, and, in what must be a first, we deliberately
Jul 09, 2019
Giant Bombcast 590: Ice Cube Is Our Coworker
This week's hot topics include Mario Maker 2, CEO, console tariffs, the PUBG "universe," the Black Ops 4 that could have been, a variety of chicken/waffle configurations, Barenaked pinball, and the origin of inverted castles.
Jul 02, 2019
Giant Bombcast 589: The Homie Protocol
This week we break, uh, protocol by starting with a gigantic pile of your emails, before moving on to Bloodstained, Samurai Shodown, Shang Tsung, more Auto Chess of various flavors, and the news of the day.
Jun 25, 2019
Giant Bombcast 588: Tingle Gave Me His Dowser!
This week we do some post-E3 housekeeping and run down our favorite moments of the show, gush at length about Cadence of Hyrule, express bafflement at all this automatic chess, and take a ton of your emails!
Jun 18, 2019
Giant Bomb @ Nite - Live From E3 2019: Nite 3
This is it folks, the final Nite of the show.
Jun 14, 2019
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb @ Nite - Live From E3 2019: Nite 2
The mayhem continues on Nite 2 of E3.
Jun 13, 2019
Giant Bomb @ Nite - Live From E3 2019: Nite 1
Nite 1 is here!
Jun 12, 2019
Giant Bombcast 587: Tac-Yak
We rip open the annual E3 sealed envelope to discuss all the games from judges' week like Doom Eternal, Wolfenstein Youngblood, The Outer Worlds, and more. Plus: a rundown of our schedule at the show and another round of our guaranteed accurate E3 predict
Jun 11, 2019
Giant Bombcast 586: Functional Shang Tsung!
Our last show before E3 sees us digging through a mountain of news, leaks, and rumors in advance of the show, connecting to Death Stranding, speculating about the scent of the Xbox, and pondering the slow, slow nature of the Truck.
Jun 04, 2019
Giant Bombcast 585: The Hentai Highway
Before E3 arrives, we spend a little more time dipping into the games of the day like Void Bastards, Mortal Kombat 11, and Dauntless, saying farewell to the Ouya, pondering decade-old buffalo sauce, and digging into that hot new fantasy show everyone's ta
May 28, 2019
Giant Bombcast 584: Bend It Like Blevins
We all ponder lucrative careers as Fortnite players and/or makeup influencers before instead discussing the ESA's turmoil and the future of E3, additional time with Rage 2, Oculus Quest, more Mario Maker, and the fate of Jean-Luc Cougar.
May 21, 2019
Giant Bombcast 583: "Under the Top!"
This week we dive into Rage 2's vaguely pink wasteland, Mordhau's medieval kombat, loot box legislation, Tetris downloads, the new Ghost Recon, the old Final Fantasy, that jerk Bulbasaur, and what makes a hoodie a hoodie.
May 14, 2019
Giant Bombcast 582: It's 4:20 Somewhere!
It's a little slow on the new games dropping front but we talk about Ben and Jan's trip to the movies, what's legal in Denver, Xbox's Community Standards, the Video Game Hall of Fame, and more!
May 07, 2019
Giant Bombcast 581: Six on the Face
MK11 continues to dominate the office, but we also mix in Forager, the latest spate of video game labor issues, Mario styli, cartridge fetishism, controller evolution, Steven Tyler's knife, and... that trailer.
Apr 30, 2019
Giant Bombcast 580: Where Is Kidd Thunder?
We've really got Mortal Kombat on the brain this week, but we also make time for Steamworld Quest, Iron Man VR, the latest pre-E3 console news, strangers in hotel rooms, influencer influencers, and the mysterious case of the flying crab.
Apr 23, 2019
Giant Bombcast 579: BATS NOT BALLS
Sony details the next PlayStation out of nowhere and it isn't even the most contentious topic of the week! Respawn's Star Wars, Janina Gavankar's Horizon leak, genuine Sanwa parts: this podcast has it all.
Apr 16, 2019
Giant Bombcast 578: Chrome-Ass GameCube
After the requisite Wrestlemania wrap-up, we drive dangerously, test our falconry skills, hit max level in D.C., go to MiSTer school, ponder the Smurf reproductive system, and listen to one very special Soundcloud.
Apr 09, 2019
Giant Bombcast 577: Google Doggie Kruger
With PAX in the rearview mirror, we get serious about E3 speculation and the future of game consoles and streaming, then even more serious about Power Rangers, then even MORE serious about owning a Dig Dug machine.
Apr 02, 2019
Giant Bombcast 576: I Sometimes Play the Switch
This week we die more than twice in Sekiro, pop back into The Division 2, and play more of BaBa Is You. We also share stories about Jan's time on a farm, whether or not Jason's eye is fine, and fondly remember "YOUR SOUL IS MINE".
Mar 26, 2019
Giant Bombcast 575: Thousand-Player Battle Royale
Google finally takes the lid off Stadia, its streaming platform, and we're excited and terrified. Also: MK11, BaBa Is You, Hypnospace Outlaw, chameleons, a ranking of chips, super cocaine, and Rich Gallup!
Mar 19, 2019
Giant Bombcast 574: DST Is DTF
We talk about the how things are going in Washington D.C. with The Division 2, reading poetry in Devil May Cry 5, Nintendo's ventures into cardboard based VR, carrying Goombas, and Zac Effron's celebrity status.
Mar 12, 2019
Giant Bombcast 573: Resting Grimace Face
This week: there's a new pair of Pokemon games, ToeJam and Earl return (again), Evo 2019 drops some surprises, a disc-less Xbox might be out soon, and Sonic gets real in Chili Dog City.
Mar 06, 2019
Giant Bombcast 572: Giana Maker
On this week's show we dive deep into a wild week of news, pop wheelies in Trials Rising, check in on Wargroove, Dead or Alive 6, and Anthem, and have a viewing party for the latest from Detective Pikachu.
Feb 26, 2019
Giant Bombcast 571: It's Like a Big Slider
Games games games! We dig into Tetris 99, Anthem, Crackdown 3, and Far Cry: New Dawn, along with the momentous Nintendo Direct, Activision layoffs, the future of Fortnite and Apex Legends, and our thoughts on tiny sandwiches.
Feb 19, 2019
Giant Bombcast 570: EA's Got a Fortnite!
We're playing a ton of Apex Legends around here, but also finding time for God Eater 3, Devil May Cry V, Astroneer, Dota Auto Chess, Kingdom Hearts III, the news, your emails, and the current whereabouts of Kevin McCallister.
Feb 12, 2019
Giant Bombcast 569: Please Tip Your Jumpmaster
Respawn drops a new game out of nowhere and we spend a bunch of time talking about it, plus a smaller Switch, IRC memories, a world of Dr. Mario, a visit to the Strangereal, and a fresh serving of new-console speculation.
Feb 05, 2019
Giant Bombcast 568: Metroid Crime
This week we welcome back Brad and his adventures with Resident Evil 2, Anthem, wrestling news, leftover chicken wings, and the wild ride that is Kingdom Hearts III.
Jan 29, 2019
Giant Bombcast 567: Two Arms Holding It Open
This week we recap Jeff's trip to check out Mortal Kombat 11, Travis Strikes Again, Artifact, the different ways to consume coffee, and FREE MONEY!
Jan 22, 2019
Giant Bombcast 566: Earthworm Jim = Duke Nukem
This week: strange goings on at Gearbox, Bungie's latest bid for independence, SNES on Switch, Onimusha Warlords, God Eater 3, Bloodborne, Momodora, and your emails!
Jan 16, 2019
Giant Bombcast 565: My Son Keith
The 2019 deluxe model of the Giant Bombcast includes power steering, personalized climate control, and eight cylinders of high-octane video game discussion.
Jan 08, 2019
Giant Bombcast 564: EXIT FLU
It's 2019, but the office is still closed, so we holed up at the edge of the world to talk about some of 2019's upcoming video games, your voice mails, and... that Tumblr account?
Jan 01, 2019
Game of the Year 2018: Day Five Deliberations
This is it, our discussions around Best Story, Best Ongoing Game, Best Looking, Most Disappointing, and our top 10 games of the year.
Dec 28, 2018
Game of the Year 2018: Day Four Deliberations
Our first day of awards includes Best Styyyyyyyle, Best Music, Best Debut, Hottest Mess, and Best Moment or Sequence.
Dec 27, 2018
Game of the Year 2018: Day Three Deliberations
Day three sees us rounding out 2018 with discussions of the year end's heavy hitters. On to the awards!
Dec 26, 2018
Game of the Year 2018: Day Two Deliberations
It's day two, and we're plowing through another huge chunk of 2018's most notable games on our way to the awards.
Dec 25, 2018
Game of the Year 2018: Day One Deliberations
Our 2018 awards feature begins at the beginning, with a deep dive on the list of games that mattered to us this year.
Dec 24, 2018
Giant Bombcast 563: Sopping Wet Socks
We're here with the final "normal" Giant Bombcast of 2018, so let's get into some Smash Bros. unlocks, Earth Defense Force 5, Heroes of the Storm, slinging $100 copies of Kingdom Hearts III, Battlefield V, and your chicken skin-related emails!
Dec 18, 2018
Giant Bombcast 562: Super Dark Souls
This week we plow through the news bounty that dropped during the Game Awards, Smash Ultimate, the new Monster Boy, Ashen, Hades, and that new Sonic movie, uh, "artwork."
Dec 11, 2018
Giant Bombcast 561: The Bad Guy Likes Weather
Just Cause 4! Red Dead Online! The Epic store! Canvas bags! Ultraviolet poo! It's a Bombcast!
Dec 04, 2018
Giant Bombcast 560: NO HAND SHAKE
The gang's (almost) all here to get GOTY-ready and talk up the PlayStation Classic, Darksiders III, Kingdom Hearts lore, hot dog strategies, pizza strategies, our new-console wish list, and more!
Nov 27, 2018
Giant Bombcast 559: Chocolate Upgrade
This week we dig into new Pokemon of all sorts, the Dota card game, the mystery of Fallout 76, Sony's E3 absence, the maybe forthcoming new consoles, co-op Tetris, lucrative class-action windfalls, and horse-punching.
Nov 20, 2018
Giant Bombcast 558: Boattle Royale
Hitman 2! Tetris Effect! Battlefield V! The games of Fall are upon us, followed by a raft of rocky stories in the games biz, questionable emails about food, towel habits, edible Mario enemies, and the return of Banjo & Kazooie (who never really left).
Nov 14, 2018
Giant Bombcast 557: Piranha Plant Did Nothing Wrong
This week we're coming in hot off of Extra Life to talk The Quiet Man, more RDR2 adventures, the Black Ops season pass, the Diablo mobile kerfuffle, Deltarune, bulk video games, and bizarre cupcake strategies.
Nov 06, 2018
Giant Bombcast 556: The Experience of Going Viral
GameSpot's Lucy James joins in to help us break down Red Dead Redemption 2, Diablo 3 on Switch, the PlayStation Classic lineup, Overwatch esports, coffee 'n Corn Flakes, enhanced gaming positions, and attending a London Raiders game.
Oct 30, 2018
Giant Bombcast 555: Super Mario Bros. Review
With releases heating up, we're here to rate all the season's most important games, including Soulcalibur VI, Return of the Obra Dinn, and Black Ops 4. Plus: new old-game consoles, working at Rockstar, the goings-on at Oculus, and a lengthy look back at t
Oct 23, 2018
Giant Bombcast We're Sorry: Ten Years of The Giant Bombcast
This year the Giant Bombcast turned 10. To celebrate, we got ourselves the gift of a special bonus episode. We asked fans to submit their favorite Bombcast memories, and we've compiled some of them, in addition to behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes,
Oct 21, 2018
Giant Bombcast 554: A Nice Skin Deal
This week we dig as deep into Black Ops IIII as humanly possible, ponder the correct boss order in Mega Man 11, puzzle at the oddities of PSN name changes, say the words "Borderlands 3," and have a lengthy oatmeal chat!
Oct 16, 2018
Giant Bombcast 553: Hot Dogs and Helmut Kruger
Hitman 2! Super Mario Party! Dead or Alive 6! Shady keyloggers! Destiny raids! New Switches! Xbox streaming! Harry Potter! Dead goats! Butter on Poptarts! This podcast has it all!
Oct 09, 2018
Giant Bombcast 552: Uncle of the Year
Mike Mahardy gallups in with the dirt on Red Dead Redemption 2 and Assassin's Creed Odyssey, before we move on to other current games like Forza Horizon 4 and Phantasy Star Online. Also: Sony's cross-play about-face, Skrillex' current whereabouts, and a l
Oct 03, 2018
Giant Bombcast 551: Digital Didgeridudes
It must be the Fall because we have a stack of games to discuss, including Forza Horizon 4, Timespinner, Valkyria Chronicles 4, CrossCode, Ring of Elysium, and more. Also: the Telltale closure, the PlayStation Classic, and never, ever washing your jeans.
Sep 25, 2018
Giant Bombcast 550: Sauce Shaming
This week we run through a stack of Nintendo news, check out Capcom beat-em-ups, remember the Intellivision, ponder the recent pinball switcheroo, break down a good air juggle, and puzzle at the name of the New York System.
Sep 18, 2018
Giant Bombcast 549: Reboot the Pearl!
Games! They're coming out and we're talking about them, including Spider-Man, Destiny 2: Forsaken, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and COD's Blackout mode, along with pre-TGS news, a Fall Out Boy field report, and a check-in with our intrepid East Coast corres
Sep 11, 2018
Giant Bombcast 548: The Shush-Shush Lad
We wrap up an action-packed PAX by running down Artifact, Windjammers 2, and Streets of Rage 4, go deep on Spider-Man for PS4, think over Tim Kitzrow's career options, sample some coffee soup, and get very opinionated about Raichu.
Sep 04, 2018
Giant Bombcast 547: Smash Bros. Tournament Hygiene
This week we take a trip to Donut County, join the Strange Brigade, talk about more games hidden in ceilings, argue about Punch-Out, and ponder the nature of the phrase "Streets of Rage 4."
Aug 28, 2018
Giant Bombcast 546: Declaration of Hot Dogs
Noted European Gary Whitta stops by to help us make sense of Gamescom, esports careers, Windjammers 2 (?!?), expensive graphics cards, the future fate of Alameda, and the best misters.
Aug 21, 2018
Giant Bombcast 545: School Meat
This week we climb into the gnomish time machine to discuss Battle for Azeroth, talk through the Doom Eternal and Red Dead 2 game reveals, ponder the asset-thieving weirdness of Jazztronauts, and figure out the best way to open a door!
Aug 14, 2018
Giant Bombcast 544: Watch Streaming or Eat Delicious Pizza
Ben and Jan return from Vegas with an Evo field report, we all get way into Dead Cells, a bunch of business gets talked about, and the name "Bernie Stolar" is said a surprising number of times, all on this week's Bombcast!
Aug 07, 2018
Giant Bombcast 543: Don't Truckshame Your Dad
We talk at leeeength about the No Man's Sky NEXT update, along with this week's procedural platformer Chasm, tons of Nintendo sales data, cryptojacking, everyone's blood types, B-tier handhelds, and even more shower time.
Jul 31, 2018
Giant Bombcast 542: Submarineway
With the dry summer in full effect, we talk about our hopes for No Man's Sky NEXT, Dead Cells, and whatever that new Phantasy Star game is, along with Nintendo lawsuits, mobile money laundering, Street Fighter 6, and the return of shower habits.
Jul 25, 2018
Giant Bombcast 541: Yerb Up!
This week we have Ben's further Octopath travels, the new (old) Tempest, another trip to the Danger Zone, E3 emulator war stories, a Sonic/Tinder field report, the king of Kings, and the violent legacy of Panic Park.
Jul 17, 2018
Giant Bombcast 540: Sailor Bruno Mars
This week Jeff returns from Anime Expo with a travelogue you won't want to miss, plus Pocket Rumble, Jan's NJPW experience, the ArenaNet controversy, BioWare romance options, and one very questionable hoodie.
Jul 10, 2018
Giant Bombcast 539: Summer Dump Zone
What do Wreckfest, Fighting EX Layer, clickers du jour, Google game streaming, Metal Gear Solid 4, the impending Sonic the Hedgehog motion picture, and the NorCal apocalypse have in common? They're all discussed on this podcast!
Jul 03, 2018
Giant Bombcast 538: Dashing Carburetor of the Owl
As the summer heat sets in, cool off with some coooool topics like Lumines Remastered, The Crew 2, Mario Tennis Aces, Xbox and Nintendo's, uh, brandmance, and the latest from Akon, Tony Hawk, and Socks the Cat.
Jun 27, 2018
Giant Bombcast 537: Kick Merlin out the Casino
We're back from E3 with... a big long wrap-up of E3, followed by Onrush, Yoku's Island Express, Royales of multiple varieties, data cap woes, handheld memories, and more!
Jun 19, 2018
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb @ Nite - Live From E3 2018: Nite 3: The Podcast
Here it is: our final show featuring a slew of amazing guests such as Janina Gavankar, Austin Creed, John Drake... and whatever the hell this last segment is.
Jun 18, 2018
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb @ Nite - Live From E3 2018: Nite 2: The Podcast
We're joined by Xbox boss Phil Spencer, Mortal Kombat boss Ed Boon, Waypoint boss Austin Walker, and many more.
Jun 15, 2018
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb @ Nite - Live From E3 2018: Nite 1: The Podcast
Night one features your Giant Bomb editor check in, Xbox and Nintendo indies, 505 Games, and some friends from other press outlets.
Jun 13, 2018
Giant Bombcast 536: We Should Make a Lu Bu Game
As E3 opens, listen to us run down all the games Jeff saw during the pre-show judges week, plus our highly accurate expectations for the show!
Jun 12, 2018
Giant Bombcast 535: Our Crazy Apocalypse
With days to go till E3, New York's own Alex Navarro swoops in to help us make sense of Fallout 76, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Yoku's Island Express, OnRush, Atari boxes, and Mortal Kombat Gold?
Jun 05, 2018
Giant Bombcast 534: Forklift Academy
Back on up to the loading dock for the latest scuttlebutt about Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle, Street Fighter's 30th-ish anniversary, the return of PixelJunk, PUBG lawsuits, the future of PlayStation, and pre-E3 thoughts big and small.
May 30, 2018
Giant Bombcast 533: We've Got the Truck Stick!
"Scoops" Klepek is in the studio to help walk us through the Black Ops IIII reveal, hands-on with Dreams, the li'l Neo Geo, hard zombie times, and the tyranny of electric sidewalk scooters.
May 22, 2018
Giant Bombcast 532: Hard Onboard
The good ship E3 has sprung a few leaks, and Will Smith is here to help us bail as fast as we can. Also: State of Decay 2, Frostpunk, the new Dota Battle Pi... uh, Pass, the Rage 2 announcement, Star Fox Karts, and your emails!
May 16, 2018
Giant Bombcast 531: Domestic Beers and Zoolander
Try to hold your pee long enough to listen to us talk about E3 hopes and dreams, VR lightsabers, Nintendo Switch Online, Super Ubi Bros., tragic pinball developments, and the magic of the renaissance faire.
May 08, 2018
Giant Bombcast 530: Olympic Uno
Late-game thoughts on God of War, the legality of loot boxes, all kinds of Nintendo goings on, Lunchable heating strategies, memories of lousy music teachers, and a dawning awareness of E3 await in this week's Bombcast!
May 02, 2018
Giant Bombcast 529: POLICE USE NUNCHAKU
This week we dig into cardboard video games, God of War, Swords of Ditto, Call of Duty's multiplayer-only future, Valve's Campo Santo, Neo Geo nostalgia, the great domain-name scam, college martial arts, and a big giant list of E3 maybes.
Apr 24, 2018
Giant Bombcast 528: Boy!
This week we talk about the early hours of Kratos and his son's new adventure, some hardcore boat action, some hardcore "action," the proper way to enjoy a PB&J sandwich, and way more.
Apr 17, 2018
Giant Bombcast 527: LINE NOISE!!
In the wake of PAX and Wrestlemania, we check in on Extinction, Far Cry 5, Ni no Kuni II, Boss Key's battle royale, the return of Sam Fisher, GBA excellence, serious piñata management, and the whereabouts of Richard Grieco.
Apr 10, 2018
Giant Bombcast 526: Ultra Mario
This week we're all about old and new arcade games, consoles that did and didn't exist, and rampant E3 speculation, with a dash of new releases like Minit, Ni no Kuni 2, and Far Cry 5 for good measure!
Apr 04, 2018
Giant Bombcast 525: The Chocolate Mystery
The Giant Bomb Gang gathers to talk about Far Cry 5, gentleman's club buffets, Ni no Kuni II, Jason's powered skateboard, new Fortnite records, the latest video game news, your emails, and more!
Mar 27, 2018
Giant Bombcast 524: Rez 2
Mark MacDonald and John Ricciardi swoop in to chat about the state of Japanese games (besides Rez 2, which does not exist), Sea of Thieves, the Fortnite craze, Ubisoft's newfound freedom, and world-traveling World Warriors.
Mar 20, 2018
Giant Bombcast 523: Realistic Wad of Flesh
We've braved the light drizzle outside to go in on hot topics like Fortnite mobile, Black Ops IIII, Dota subscriptions, the Nintendo Direct, Burnout Paradise Remastered, Into the Breach's continued dominance, and the mysterious egg beer.
Mar 14, 2018
Giant Bombcast 522: Shuckin' Drive
This week Into the Breach is the only thing most of us can think about, but we manage to mix Battlefield: WWII, Hunt: Showdown, Vermintide 2, free Yakuza, Capcom vs. Capcom, good platformer physics, and bad Chrono Trigger into the show for good measure.
Mar 06, 2018
Giant Bombcast 521: On the Devil's Level
This week we're obligated to dive deep on the entirety of Metal Gear Survive, plus Into the Breach, Hunt: Showdown, Activision moving and shaking, Switch homebrew, illicit GameStop goings-on, and the class conflict of PapaPriority.
Feb 27, 2018
Giant Bombcast 520: Nice Meme, Jeff
This week on the podcast train, we give up our seat for Metal Gear Survive, hold the door for Burnout Paradise Remastered, glance suspiciously at Atari's cryptocurrency, and strike up a friendly conversation with your emails.
Feb 20, 2018
Giant Bombcast 519: Jim Davis Get Paid Dot Biz
We're on a globetrotting search for lasagna and bootleg Burger King, along the way encountering Monster Hunter: World, the Analogue Super NT, Metroid Prime 4 rumors, Bone Thugs-n-Zelda, and the latest on Billy Mitchell's MAME adventure.
Feb 13, 2018
Giant Bombcast 518: I'm Known for My Viscous Dips
Ben returns to the office to find we all got way into Dragon Ball and Monster Hunter in his absence. Only lengthy discussions of hockey jersey numbers, arcade high score controversies, Sword of Sodan, and the Mario movie can return us to normalcy.
Feb 07, 2018
Giant Bombcast 517: Master Roshi's Adult Bookstore
We can finally talk about Dragon Ball FighterZ and Monster Hunter: World, and we do just that! Also: Celeste, the Sea of Thieves beta, the Anthem delay, old gaming jargon, snakes on a boat, and dubious investment opportunities.
Jan 31, 2018
Giant Bombcast 516: God-Damn ROMs
The news is popping off this week with Nintendo Labo, Xbox's widened Game Pass, game industry moving and shaking, John Cena's movie career, and... PlayStation shoes, plus games like Monster Hunter and Dragon Ball we can barely talk about!
Jan 23, 2018
Giant Bombcast 515: The Bionic Beaver
This week we're hot in pursuit of moose and squirrel, but along the way we run into Street Fighter V: AE, Horizon DLC, Nintendo's tiny Direct, horrible Silicon Valley beverages, Canadian computers, and thoughts on the state of the arcade scene.
Jan 16, 2018
Giant Bombcast 514: Carpe Light Gun
Rorie pops in to talk about Jeff's Reno trip, the latest in VR and TV, some exciting website updates, a Ben check-in, X-Men on the Genesis, and recapturing the magic of arcade light gun games.
Jan 09, 2018
Giant Bombcast 513: 2018 Stick
We're ringing in the new year with chat about a bunch of old years that include Apple II gaming, Usenet archives, Trumpet Winsock, and vector monitors. Oh, there are some new games too. Happy 2018!
Jan 03, 2018
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2017: Day Five Deliberations
This is it! On the fifth and final day we deliver Best Super Mario Odyssey Capture, Best Cast of Characters, Worst Game (That We Played), and Best Game.
Dec 29, 2017
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2017: Day Four Deliberations
It's day four of the awards, and that means it's time for Best Debut, Best Styyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyle, Best New Character, and Best Story.
Dec 28, 2017
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2017: Day Three Deliberations
On the third day of Game of the Year, my true love gave to me Best World, PLEASE STOP, Best Wolfenstein II Moment or Sequence, and Best Sequence.
Dec 27, 2017
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2017: Day Two Deliberations
Day two brings cheer, nog, Best Multiplayer, Hottest Mess, Best Surprise, and Best Music.
Dec 26, 2017
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2017: Day One Deliberations
Ye olde video game arguments commence with 2017's Old Game of the Year, Best Shopkeeper, Most Disappointing Game, and Best Looking Game.
Dec 25, 2017
Giant Bombcast Seasons Greetings From Giant Bomb
A message of thanks, and some quick housekeeping on our upcoming Game of the Year schedule.
Dec 22, 2017
Giant Bombcast 512: Nectar From Hector
Procedural building maintenance can't stop us (for long) from talking about the greatest of the Jaguar, competitive Catherine, how to Get Over It, eggs any style, crypto-gamer-cash, and your final emails of 2017.
Dec 19, 2017
Giant Bombcast 511: Baby in a Jar
It may be December, but there's plenty of news in the wake of the Game Awards and PSX. Also: PUBG on Xbox, the Monster Hunter World beta, Fighting EX Layer, Slurpee opportunities, and more!
Dec 12, 2017
Giant Bombcast 510: Ken's Alpha Hair
We take a break from GOTY deliberations to talk about... other video games, the Mario cereal, improv teams, Mega Men, old arcade boards, and undercover narcs!
Dec 07, 2017
Giant Bombcast 509: Tom Nook's Grim Rictus
Our impossibly full studio brings you a chaotic discussion of the games of the day, live trivia play, the dire state of loot boxes, the meats of the Mushroom Kingdom, and the ongoing mystery of the fingernail bandit.
Nov 28, 2017
Giant Bombcast 508: Xfinity Heavy Industries
Loot boxes keep rearing their randomized heads all through this podcast, but we also manage to chat at length about our GOTY cram lists, Battle Chef Brigade, the perilous fate of the Trap Trebek, baby shampoo taste tests, and definitely not what the best
Nov 21, 2017
Giant Bombcast 507: Mon Martha
This week we're cramming in games new and old, from Battlefront II and Mario Odyssey to Nier and Horizon, with a dash of EA acquisitions, Mario movies, Xbox One X sales, prank call analysis, discarded Sega hardware, and a brand new producer!
Nov 14, 2017
Giant Bombcast 506:
This week it takes us two hours to talk through all the big new releases flying to and fro, and that's before we even get to Blizzcon news, industry downsizing, trophies 4 cash, the perfect Street Fighter, and historic Monopoly scams.
Nov 07, 2017
Giant Bombcast 505: Put the Suit Jacket On, It's Time!
Greg Chiller... sorry, Miller joins us for a terrifying Halloween show full of Wolfenstein II, Mario Odyssey, Sony's Paris Games Week showing, the fate of the Visceral Games, and some really bad costumes.
Nov 01, 2017
Giant Bombcast 504: Tell Kent's Wife Where the Stuff Is
Virtual Reality's own Will Smith joins us to gab about Fire Emblem Warriors, PUBG hacks, secret Switch firmware, new Hitman stuff, old Xbox games, more storage units, and the recent allegations roiling the industry.
Oct 25, 2017
Giant Bombcast 503: Virtual Kevtris
This week's scrappy show covers Gran Turismo Sport, The Evil Within 2, Super NES wizardry, the shocking closure of Visceral Games, the latest VR goings on, runaway segment music, and your emails!
Oct 18, 2017
Giant Bombcast 502: Bad Wood
We've come through the smoke and flame to talk about Shadow of War (and its loot boxes), the truth about Mugman, Street Fighter V's Arcade Edition, many much Gundam Versus, shower spiders, Erik Estrada, and disturbing genetic facts.
Oct 10, 2017
Giant Bombcast 501: Wavy Tube Physics
The spookiest month begins with indie favs like Steamworld Dig 2 and Cuphead, a Destiny 2 raid post-mortem, Forza progression woes, Red Dead 2 trailer impressions, bootleg Star Fox 2 carts, and your b-mails!
Oct 03, 2017
Giant Bombcast 500: Half Jax
After pondering the advanced age of this podcast, we get back to business with Ruiner, Hob, Destiny 2 raid prep, Battle Royale beef, hopes and dreams for Borderlands 3, and thoughts on our tolerance for cold nuggs.
Sep 27, 2017
Giant Bombcast 499: The Huge Dudes
Ben and Jason gives us a deep dive on Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, we try to shake our endgame Destiny 2 addiction, the words "Grand Theft Auto VI" are spoken, and Tokyo Game Show looms!
Sep 20, 2017
Giant Bombcast 498: Cat Spanker's Alley
This week it's hard to talk about anything besides Destiny 2, but we also touch on Fortnite's Battlegrounds, the second coming of the NES Classic, bad YouTube behavior, worthless video game systems, Mario's embrace of the bourgeoisie, and Kinects in casin
Sep 12, 2017
Giant Bombcast 497: Tasteful but Stupid
PAX pox and heat waves can't stop us from convening for some real early Destiny 2 impressions, more on Mario + Rabbids, a quick PAX indie roundup, musings about mobile Puzzle Fighter, and the grave injustice of SNES cart reproductions.
Sep 05, 2017
Giant Bombcast 496: SiN Is My Half-Life
This week we talk about kinky rabbids, the Half-Life that wasn't, martial arts Dark Souls, the Switch voice chat boondoggle, the crime of butter on sandwiches, and your emails!
Aug 29, 2017
Giant Bombcast 495: Sludge Trudgin'
We've played a ton of games and now we're talking about 'em! Among them are Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Sonic Mania, Agents of Mayhem, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Monster Hunter: World, Dauntless, and MatterFall. Also: Gamescom! Also: scorpions!
Aug 22, 2017
Giant Bombcast 494: Fievel Fight
This week we round up as many new releases as we can, like Sonic Mania, Starcraft Remastered, and Matterfall, run down the end of the International, ponder card games, weigh in on scorpions and Riff Raff, and try on our best accents.
Aug 15, 2017
Giant Bombcast 493: Boosh! It's a Mess
We ruminate on Hellblade's intimate handling of psychosis, gush about Mossmouth's new game reveal, take sides in the Splatfest civil war, lust after crates full of miniskirts, and check in with Scottish Ben, all on this week's Bombcast!
Aug 08, 2017
Giant Bombcast 492: Plug Into TV
GameSpot's Peter Brown pops in to chat about retro topics big and small, from the mini-Genesis boondoggle to prototype Ataris and five-figure Super Mario carts, along with the hottest games of the day like Tacoma, Pyre, Sundered, and maple syrup corndogs.
Aug 01, 2017
Giant Bombcast 491: Just a Bowl of Dough
Fresh off the state fair, noted Australian Ben regales us with tales of '90s bands and corndogs before we sink our teeth into Pyre, Splatoon 2, Kingsway, Fortnite, the Pokemon Go kerfuffle, the pitfalls of nostalgia, and a quick lesson on some slang from
Jul 25, 2017
Giant Bombcast 490: Sometimes Pepperoni, Sometimes Hot Dog
A strange odor wafts through the halls of Giant Bomb, so we huddle in the podcast studio to chat about Splatoon 2, the Ataribox, all the action at EVO, the end (?) of the Miiverse, and the unexpected return of Casey Hudson.
Jul 18, 2017
Giant Bombcast 489: Cash 4 Wrestling
The dog days of summer are upon us, and with them quick impressions of the new Fire Pro, more gushing over Battlegrounds, some light Splatoon 2 chat, the whereabouts of Bobby Kotick, reflections on old tweets, and a totally authoritative discussion about
Jul 11, 2017
Giant Bombcast 488: bigbomb@giantguy.ben
Hey, instead of blowing up your video game hands with fireworks, have a safe and sane 4th here. With us. And your emails?
Jul 04, 2017
Giant Bombcast 487: Call of the Night Rooster
This week our SNESs are tiny and our Battle Passes leveled. Jeff checks in with Saturn modding. Brad checks in with PS VR. Ben finished Nier a thousand times. It's a podcast!
Jun 27, 2017
Giant Bombcast 486: The Episode After E3
Friend of the site Gary Whitta joins us to recap all our favorite stuff from last week's expo, along with a celebration of IO Interactive's new freedom, a gut check on Anthem, musings on the Ataribox, and our hopes for the glorious return of... avatars.
Jun 20, 2017
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb at Nite - Live From E3 2017: Nite 3: The Podcast
E3 wraps up with a momentous range of guests from every nook and cranny of the games industry.
Jun 17, 2017
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb at Nite - Live From E3 2017: Nite 2: The Podcast
Night two of E3 rolls on with professional wrestlers, world travelers, a cadre of knuckleheads, and players known and unknown.
Jun 15, 2017
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb at Nite - Live From E3 2017: Nite 1: The Podcast
The first night of Electronic Three begins with a cavalcade of guests from every corner of the industry. Beers will be chugged! Vapes will be vaped!
Jun 15, 2017
Giant Bombcast 485: The E3 2017 Sealed Envelope
As this year's show floor opens, let's run through everything Jeff saw at judges' week and our probably wrong predictions about what we're gonna see at the show!
Jun 13, 2017
Giant Bombcast 484: Dirty Dusted Grandpa
Our last regular show before E3 sees us diving deep into Tekken 7, dissecting the Switch's weird online offering, pondering all the movers and shakers at the show, taking knife-vs-bat offworld, and tapping the wokest clicker ever made.
Jun 07, 2017
Giant Bombcast 483: Sega Flair Vs. Virtua Hogan
This week we stretch our Arms, crash into the Danger Zone, try and fail to play Friday the 13th, ponder the Far Cry 5 reveal, do some E3 speculatin', blast through a lightning round, and entertain the idea of a new Seaman?!
May 30, 2017
Giant Bombcast 482: Mega Duck Hunt
Jeff's back from LA with a bunch of thoughts on Destiny 2, then we turn to Far Cry 5, more turmoil at IO, Injustice 2, some very disturbing Rabbids, weird old consoles, and a few difficult questions.
May 23, 2017
Giant Bombcast 481: Rupert Grint's Ice Cream Truck
It's easy to forget E3 looms on the horizon with Farpoint, Battlegrounds, The Surge, Ubisoft's 2017 lineup, Alan Wake's delisting, Vanquish's PC release, IO Interactive's shocking betrayal, and live pinball to talk about!
May 17, 2017
Giant Bombcast 480: Bad Ball Feel
This week we check in with basketball games new and old, spend some time with Prey, dig into Persona 5 romance, do a little Spaceplanning, catch up on the hottest E3 leaks, and ask the new guy some pressing questions.
May 10, 2017
Giant Bombcast 479: McCree Overlord
We welcome our towering new member Ben Pack to a whopper of a podcast overflowing with Persona, Dota, Guilty Gear, Battlegrounds, Darksiders, corporate brand research, X-Pac, and only the most legal money-laundering schemes.
May 03, 2017
Giant Bombcast 478: Twelve Deaths a Year, Mostly by Heat Stroke
This week: COD goes back to WWII, Jeff goes to Vegas, Brad goes to Polecat country, Jason goes all Omega Force, and Rorie goes to the magical land of mismatched socks.
Apr 26, 2017
Giant Bombcast 477: The Husband Who Owned Himself
A couple of Thumbs swing by to dish on a bunch of game dev stuff, a deep dive into Zelda systems, the Full Throttle remaster, hot Admiral Ackbar gifs, and the legal rights of trees.
Apr 18, 2017
Giant Bombcast 476: Pinkies out for Duke
Hot topics this week include Battle(grounds) Royale, those Scorpio numbers, Nier's cyber-metafiction, questionable showering habits, Star Trek time travel, and remote car kill switches.
Apr 11, 2017
Giant Bombcast 475: Hey, What's Parappening?
This week GameSpot duo Peter Brown and Justin Haywald talk us through Persona 5's weird launch, Portland game hunts, news about Scorpio news, the end of Mad Catz, an unsettling discussion about Parappa, and scrappy breakfast cereals.
Apr 04, 2017
Giant Bombcast 474: "Fun!"
The critics agree: this week's podcast features a "stellar cast" including Supergiant's Greg Kasavin, some fast and furious game-industry chat, and plenty of action news with Destiny, Call of Duty and StarCraft!
Mar 29, 2017
Giant Bombcast 473: I’ve Always Cared About Science
We spend way too much time pondering the mystery that is Mass Effect: Andromeda before moving on to more pleasant subjects like Disney NES games, Quake Champions, a better Toukiden, neighborly noise complaints, and Danny O'Dwyer's DNA.
Mar 22, 2017
Giant Bombcast 472: Weird-Looking Space People
GameSpot's Peter Brown and a mysterious world traveler join us for a Nintendo Switch road report, some PAX highlights, more deep dives into Breath of the Wild, and the John Carmack lawsuit of the week.
Mar 14, 2017
Giant Bombcast 471: And Baby Makes Three
We invite Will Smith to the table to help round out the many different ways in which we're enjoying Zelda.
Mar 07, 2017
Giant Bombcast 470: Switch Stance
We're joined by Steve Lin from as well as Mark & John from the 8-4 Play podcast to talk about Mark's rules for RE7, the Nintendo Switch, preserving SNES carts, Peter Moore's EAxit, and more!
Feb 28, 2017
Giant Bombcast 469: Meme Money, Meme Problems
This week we can't stop gushing about Horizon: Zero Dawn, but we manage to take a break for some early Switch impressions, a list of exciting hedgehog facts, Erik Wolpaw's Final Fight One review, and a surprise announcement from the Internet's favorite re
Feb 21, 2017
Giant Bombcast 468: It's Always Sunny Above the Clouds
This week, we pull ourselves out of childhood arcade nostalgia long enough to talk about E3 going public, the end of Steam Greenlight, Zelda DLC, Drew's piloting adventures, old game magazines, and what shoes everyone's wearing.
Feb 14, 2017
Giant Bombcast 467: X-Plane 11 Is...
This week we reflect on the madness of the Super Bowl, the many features of PS4 firmware 4.5, the unexpected excellence of Nioh, the Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta, and one very wrong opinion about Bojangles.
Feb 08, 2017
Giant Bombcast 466: SCART Cables for Everyone
Jason's getting destroyed in Injustice 2, Drew's on a new version of X-Plane, Jeff's got things to say about Double Dragon IV, and Peter Brown's cleaning up his video signals in this week's installment of the Giant Bombcast!
Jan 31, 2017
Giant Bombcast 465: Skeleton Crew
Seasonal illnesses aren't enough to stop us from putting people in front of microphones and talking about video games. One of them is even Resident Evil 7!
Jan 24, 2017
Giant Bombcast 464: Season of the Switch
Nintendo has finally unveiled all the details on their forthcoming portable/console hybrid, Jeff's back from playing it, and Noclip's Danny O'dwyer joins us to talk about it!
Jan 18, 2017
Giant Bombcast 463: A Tokyo New Year
Drew's back from Japan with tales to tell, plus we reflect on the cancellation of Scalebound, some early thoughts on Gravity Rush 2, the hacking of the NES Classic, Paul Walker's Agent 47, and Mario secrets hidden by the mists of time.
Jan 11, 2017
Giant Bombcast 462: Got the Shaky Jakes
We're back in the studio for the first Bombcast of 2017 with thoughts on all the Dead Risings, World of Warcraft past and present, the mystery of Double Dragon IV, the great 3DS shortage, and the stealth-ish launch of Frog Fractions 2.
Jan 03, 2017
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2016: Day Five Deliberations
This is it! Our fifth and final day brings with it Overwatch Character of the Year, Best Story, Worst Game, and, of course, Best Game of 2016.
Dec 30, 2016
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2016: Day Four Deliberations
We're getting down to it on day four, with winners declared for Best Music, Best Multiplayer, Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Game of the Year, and Best Moment or Sequence.
Dec 29, 2016
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2016: Day Three Deliberations
We're back on the mics and ready to argue about 2016's Best Remaster, Best Fake Computer, Best Surprise, and the always cheery PLEASE STOP.
Dec 28, 2016
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2016: Day Two Deliberations
On the second day of Game of the Year, my true love gave to me... Best New Character, Best VR Experience, Most Disappointing Game, and Best-Looking game.
Dec 27, 2016
Giant Bombcast Game of the Year 2016: Day One Deliberations
It's that time of year again! Our annual Game of the Year deliberation podcasts kick off with 2016's Old Game of the Year, Best Debut, Hottest Mess, and Best Styyyyyyyle.
Dec 26, 2016
Giant Bombcast 461: Movie Theater Ghosts
Our last regular podcast of the year sees us catching up on Q4 games, reminiscing about movie theater memories, musing about the latest Switch leaks, walking down Agent 47's memory lane, and digging through a big old pile of emails.
Dec 21, 2016
Giant Bombcast 460: Molten Cheese Core
Dan Ryckert's last (regular) Bombcast includes chat about cramming for GOTY, breaking your lease, the impending release of Super Mario Run, the new Dota sequel, cheese-filled meat, and a deep dive about life in the great state of Minnesota.
Dec 13, 2016
Giant Bombcast 459: Something Happened
This week it's a December to remember, with news flowing from the Game Awards and PSX, The Last Guardian and Dead Rising 4 hitting the streets, and crappy Windows 10 error messages enraging people across the land.
Dec 07, 2016
Giant Bombcast 458: East Meets West
The gang's all here for game of the year, so what better time to cram everyone into the same podcast studio and chat about the games of today, the arcade cabinets of yesterday, and the Pringles-eating strategies of always.
Nov 29, 2016
Giant Bombcast 457: Everyone's a Robot
We're back in the studio with Will Smith for an in-depth Hitman lesson, more on Watch Dogs 2, less on Sleeping Dogs 2, and discussions on theme park ethics, Hello Games, the Mass Effect series, and a scientific analysis of drinking lava.
Nov 23, 2016
Giant Bombcast 456: The Littlest Mac
As Q4 marches on, we're splitting our time between Watch Dogs 2 and Dishonored 2 this week, and filling in what remains with Nintendo Switch pricing rumors, the mysterious whereabouts of Frog Fractions 2, and reflections on Street Fighter III, vector moni
Nov 16, 2016
Giant Bombcast 455: Would You Like Fries With That?
Pull up to the drive-through for a heaping helping of shooters, with seasoned insights on COD: Infinite Warfare and Titanfall 2, early thoughts on the PS4 Pro, late appreciation for Hitman, hands-on with the NES Classic, and the latest in our award-winnin
Nov 09, 2016
Giant Bombcast 454: Where the Mold Grows
This week: Shooters! Everyone's playin' 'em, especially Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, and Gears 4. New Nintendo Switch info, Bethesda's reviews policy, Hello Games hacks, the end of the Wii U, disc rot, road trips, and hygiene habits all round out the best
Nov 01, 2016
Giant Bombcast 453: Big Beautiful Baked Potato
The NX is now the Switch, and it's also nearly all anyone can talk about, but we also manage to hit Titanfall 2, the Red Dead 2 trailer, video game (car) engines, the trials of PC-building, Zelda dubs, the ugly truth about Mario's age, and the last word o
Oct 26, 2016
Giant Bombcast 452: A Board-Certified Medical Podcast
Let our team of accredited physicians ease your pain with the finest treatments money can buy, including Red Dead Redemption 2, more Gears of Four, a little PSVR followup, tidbits from Steam Dev Days, back massages, eyeball massages, and more of Dan's wed
Oct 19, 2016
Giant Bombcast 451: 5.3 Million Scovilles
Verlin Smith returns from his travels in the wild, wild west of virtual reality to talk Oculus Connect and PlayStation VR, the new Mafia, Dragon Quest Builders, way too much about pepper spray, Dan's crappy superpowers, and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Oct 12, 2016
Giant Bombcast 450: Fun at the Movies
Betwixt the best and worst of cinema, we find a way to cram in talk about new-old Call of Duty, the return of Marcus Fenix, the highs and lows of Paper Mario: Color Splash, grumpy Miyamoto, serious hacking, and a field test in the neverending war of bat v
Oct 04, 2016
Giant Bombcast 449: Roomful of Narcs
Yet another week of mysterious illness can't stop us from talking about Forza Horizon 3 on PC, this year's Destiny expansion, excitable chihuahuas, tropical animals, Palmer Luckey's malignant memes, mo' fighting game problems, and the true value of the Su
Sep 27, 2016
Giant Bombcast 448: A Chance Encounter With Methed-Up Billy Idol
We gather a tight crew and discuss the magic of Rec Room, the power of Rez Infinite, the beauty of Forza Horizon 3, the impending release of Gears of War 4, the curiosity that is Metal Gear Survive, and whether or not outlaws will drive cars once driving
Sep 20, 2016
Giant Bombcast 447: Onccce a Mannnnn
This week we grapple with strange new realities like PS4 Pro, Super Mario Run, and a world where Warcraft Adventures is playable by human beings. Free-to-play communism, Frank West memories, extreme ReCore jank, bike lust. It's all here!
Sep 14, 2016
Giant Bombcast 446: Ranking of Zeldas
Dan's back from New York and we're all back from PAX, so let us commence discussion about highlights from the show, mobile Lumines, the 3DS Direct, the end (?) of Firefall, early-access DLC, the Bay Area wasteland, and... more about Adam Jensen's metal be
Sep 06, 2016
Giant Bombcast 445: Irish Tax Loophole
This is the true story of five dudes picked to sit in a room and start getting real about cheap foreign insulin, the brothers Myst, the No Man's Sky refund kerfuffle, Rocket League pangs, the Q4 video game outlook, large anime men, and Adam Jensen's metal
Aug 31, 2016
Giant Bombcast 444: Cricket Mouthfeel
Alexa Ray Corriea shows up to sell us on anime. Brad retaliates with Dota. An accord is struck over Bound, the new Deus Ex, that slim PS4, Tekken 7's precious moments, "Metal Gear" Survive, and exotic energy bars.
Aug 24, 2016
Giant Bombcast 443: Hideo Kojima Jr.
We're down two regular members, but Rorie has the conversational strength of 10 men, and he brings it to bear on No Man's Sky, Grow Up, "Metroid Prime" on 3DS, the new THQ, the International 6, Final Fantasy delays, console clickers, and video game body h
Aug 17, 2016
Giant Bombcast 442: Hair Products and Turkey Bacon
The holy trinity of Iron Galaxy returns to bless us with discussion of No Man's Sky and the process of releasing a game in 2016, Abzu, the Hitman future, purging your game collection, West Coast road trips, the whereabouts of Yoot Saito, and, of course, w
Aug 09, 2016
Giant Bombcast 441: Mr. Eyeballs' Booger Sugar
GameSpot's own Peter Brown pops in to chat about Abzu, Rimworld, life on the flea market circuit, Final Fantasy Tactics preservation, No Man's Sky's no-show, Rocket League in Overwatch, Vita homebrew, the future of Advance Wars, and Game of the Game of th
Aug 03, 2016
Giant Bombcast 440: The Live One
We've made history by broadcasting the first live podcast live on the Internet ever in history. Ever. This discussion of Headlander, Quadrilateral Cowboy, Sonic the Hedgehog, the Nintendo NX, Segagaga, Stranger Things, 16-bit sound hardware, laserdiscs, C
Jul 26, 2016
Giant Bombcast 07/19/2016
That li'l NES. Famous elusive targets. Sega CD memories. EVO chat. The future of SNK. The truth about Dan's bladder. Ten minutes of HOT INSIDE SPOILERS. This Bombcast has it all!
Jul 20, 2016
Giant Bombcast 07/12/2016
On our journey to Meat Mountain, we cross through the Lang Zone and do battle with Videoball, Raw Data, Pokemon Go, Inside, a free-to-play Evolve, the Saturn's DRM, Adam Boyes, and perhaps the most inadvisable bracket ever conceived.
Jul 13, 2016
Giant Bombcast 07/05/2016
Fresh off of defeating an alien menace, Will Smith joins us to chat about buying gunpowder in bulk, the great pizza exposition, and video games like Inside, Pokemon Go, Uncharted 4, and the greatest hits of the Jaguar.
Jul 06, 2016
Giant Bombcast 6/28/2016
With no headphones and a batch of mysterious emails, we're practically flying blind this week through discussions of Inside, Asemblance, Umbrella Corps, that awful Cheeto/macaroni thing, more crappy buffet pizza, and the tragic loss of Ustream.
Jun 29, 2016
Giant Bombcast 06/21/2016
Now that we're as far from the next E3 as we're ever going to get, it's time to reflect on everything we saw at this year's show, as well as a few of the downloads we ran into along the way.
Jun 22, 2016
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb LIVE! at E3 2016: Day 03: The Podcast
We wrap things up with good people like Ed Boon, Gio Corsi, Josh Holmes, Adriel Wallick, and Thom Glunt. Then we really wrap things up with "good" people like David Lang, John Vignocchi, and EA Canada's Adam Boyes. Then we really REALLY wrap things up and
Jun 22, 2016
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb LIVE! at E3 2016: Day 02: The Podcast
A second night of live shows ensues as we chat about what we saw at E3 before welcoming Phil Spencer, Tim Schafer, Cliff Bleszinski and more!
Jun 16, 2016
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb LIVE! at E3 2016: Day 01: The Podcast
We get together to briefly discuss our first day of E3 games before the cavalcade of guests takes over for the night.
Jun 16, 2016
Giant Bombcast The Giant Bombcast E3 2016 Sealed Envelope Spectacular
Last week, we sat down and talked about what we (thought we) knew about E3. Now that show's in full swing, let's rip open this envelope and see how we did!
Jun 14, 2016
Giant Bombcast 06/07/2016
The good ship E3 has sprung more than a few leaks, and we're bailing water as fast as we can with the help of New York's Alex Navarro. Agents of Mayhem! Dead Rising 4! More Injustice! More Wolfenstein! More... Destiny? The games of tomorrow, today!
Jun 08, 2016
Giant Bombcast 05/31/2016
With less than two weeks till E3, we're playing as much Overwatch as we can while mulling over Xbox leaks, the No Man's Sky delay, id games new and old, fruit trees, grow operations, a long meditation on meditation, and an unexpected blast from Dan's past
May 31, 2016
Giant Bombcast 05/24/2016
Doom still rules the roost around here, but Overwatch is making some inroads, as are the latest E3 shakeups and leaks, the hottest pachinko tips, Drew's island adventures, Dan & Jason's fighting school, and a few unsavory bathroom emails.
May 24, 2016
Giant Bombcast 05/17/2016
Danny "the Irish guy" O'Dwyer joins us to discuss the glory that is the new Doom, obscure piratical references, the end of Disney Infinity, some E3 expectations, office dental care, Kansas City dirtbags, and the ultimate fate of poo particles. Don't ask.
May 17, 2016
Giant Bombcast 05/10/2016
We've gathered 'round the microphones to see Nathan Drake off into the sunset (again), chat about the Overwatch beta, ponder Gearbox's next move, puzzle at shooter versus shooter, parse a Dota pop quiz, and contemplate a few hamburgers long past.
May 11, 2016
Giant Bombcast 05/03/2016
The mics are hot and we're ready to talk! This week it's NX delayishness, Call of Duty future-fatigue, Battleborn bafflement, the great fruit debate, and even more of those #vapefacts you crave.
May 04, 2016
Giant Bombcast 04/26/2016
The gang's all back from PAX and unnervingly battered and bruised, but even wrestling injuries can't stand in the way of talk about the best of the show, Housemarque's latest, the end of the Xbox 360, the uncertain whereabouts of Frog Fractions 2, and, um
Apr 26, 2016
Giant Bombcast 04/19/2016
This week we've got breaking news about the new PlayStation 4, hands-on with Supergiant's third game, sordid strife at Rockstar, mobile esports, baseball memories, fanny pack tips, and more. This podcast is so hot we need the Benz!
Apr 19, 2016
Giant Bombcast 04/12/2016
Bonfire Watch 2016 is on! In between trips to the Steam forums, we touch on early Star Fox Zero impressions, unearthed Neo Geo prototypes, the Ratchet reboot, entering the Gungeon, Nintendo's "friendly" market research, a variety of vape flavors, and the
Apr 13, 2016
Giant Bombcast 04/05/2016
Another week, another VR launch. Also! Quantum Break, Killer Instinct season 3, Dark Souls III, the new Street Fighter V patch, that Doom beta, Nintendo dismissals, Final Fantasy announcements, Oculus uncertainty, and your emails!
Apr 05, 2016
Giant Bombcast 03/29/2016
In between the launches of two VR headsets, we manage to... only talk about VR a little before delving into remastered adventure games, Street Fighter patches, early Dark Souls releases, some reminiscing about the good old days, and a whole bunch of Ninte
Mar 30, 2016
Giant Bombcast 03/22/2016
With our glorious and/or horrible VR future nearly upon us, it's time to take stock of all the headsets and games we tried at GDC, along with a bunch of regular old flat games, the strange future of the console business, the best in chips, a stack of your
Mar 22, 2016
Giant Bombcast 03/15/2016
Our podcasting compatriots from 8-4 join us for another GDC check-in that includes a Division deep dive, gushing over Stardew Valley, a lot of game industry movin' and shakin', mobile clashes of various kinds, and more than a few trips down memory lane.
Mar 15, 2016
Giant Bombcast 03/08/2016
This week's show is packed to the gills with No Man's Sky, The Division, Microsoft studio closures, the weird future of the Xbox, the strange saga of the Coleco Chameleon, some Street Fighter emails, the cleanliness of San Francisco sidewalks, and more!
Mar 08, 2016
Giant Bombcast 03/01/2016
Another week, another super-pricey head-mounted doohickey. Also: thoughts on the Xbox Spring Showcase, Dota strife, the end of the PlayStation TV, Mass Effect rides, Mike Haggar's campaign platform, and nighttime bathroom habits.
Mar 01, 2016
Giant Bombcast 02/23/2016