Giant Bombcast

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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 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
After a weekend spent with the Switch and/or Breath of the Wild, we've got a lot of thoughts and they're mostly positive! Not so much Ghost Recon: Wildlands, but hey. It's a podcast!
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
Jeff returns from prehistory to talk about Far Cry Primal. Brad can't stop daggering devils. Dan still likes Twilight Princess. Drew is a photochemical process. Aw man did you see that wolf?! #skate4
Feb 23, 2016
Giant Bombcast 02/16/2016
The launch of Street Fighter V has brought out some strong feelings on this podcast, but we didn't forget to hit XCOM 2, Firewatch, Quantum Break exclusivity, Fallout DLC, marital hijinks, unlikely fighting game match-ups, and the latest updates from the
Feb 17, 2016
Giant Bombcast 02/09/2016
We "mourn" the passing of Super Bowl City before looking ahead to cheerier topics like the trials of XCOM 2, the wide-open expanses of Firewatch, the ongoing mystery of Godus, and the distressing meaning of the dark shower.
Feb 09, 2016
Giant Bombcast 02/02/2016
This week from the new studio: Jason mourns the last Street Fighter V beta; Dan has begun to bear Witness; Brad really likes the mood lighting; Jeff has thoughts on Mario. All this plus your emails!
Feb 02, 2016
Giant Bombcast 01/26/2016
We've been doing a lot of Witnessing and we're very excited about it, but that doesn't mean we forgot about Sony reorgs, mysterious Konami vans, fighting game failures, in-game crosshairs, questionable root beer, or mobile apps made by certain controversi
Jan 27, 2016
Giant Bombcast 01/19/2016
Come for the handy tips on bathing your infant, stay for the lively chat about drinking at work, "getting" Resident Evil, plumbing the Darkest Dungeon, busting up Hitman, dredging up the Ninja Turtles, and chugging a 40 faster than anyone you know!
Jan 20, 2016
Giant Bombcast 01/12/2016
We come perilously close to probing the mysteries of a dwarven fortress before retreating to the relative comfort of safer topics like XCOM 2, SNL movies, VR pricing, Valve retirements, desert buses, grocery haulists, rap skits, and... M*A*S*H?
Jan 13, 2016
Giant Bombcast 01/05/2016
We're *yawn* back from break and, uh, feelin' refreshed in 2016! Time to remember how to talk as we chew the fat about Oculus Rift preorders, esports sales, Mario Maker websites, Steam breaches, Hall & Oates, and a year without Assassin's Creed.
Jan 05, 2016
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2015: Day Five
All threads converge on our final day of discussions, in which we'll name the Best Use of FMV, Animal of the Year, Incremental/Idle Experience of the Year, and Best Game.
Jan 01, 2016
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2015: Day Four
Four days in, Game of the Year stops for nothing! We've made it to Best Story, Best Styyyyyyyyyyle, Worst Game of the Year, and PLEASE STOP.
Dec 31, 2015
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2015: Day Three
We're at the halfway point in our week-long deliberations, with Best Debut, Best Multiplayer, Best Moment or Sequence, and Hottest Mess rounding out day three.
Dec 30, 2015
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2015: Day Two
Our mammoth second day of GOTY deliberations gets rolling with categories including Best Music, Most Disappointing Game, Best Short-Time Game, and Best New Character.
Dec 29, 2015
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2015: Day One
The gang's all here to kick off our year-end deliberations with discussions on 2015's Old Game of the Year, Best Surprise, Least Necessary HD Remaster, and Best Looking Game.
Dec 28, 2015
Giant Bombcast 12/22/2015
The year's almost over, so let's quickly run over a little bit of news and dive headfirst into your emails and tmails! Tmails?
Dec 22, 2015
Giant Bombcast 12/15/2015
As the holidays draw nigh, GameSpot's Mary Kish joins in for a chilly chat about Nintendo patents, produce rankings, Star Wars saturation, the long-awaited release of Nuclear Throne, smelly VR, Pokemon pooping, more foreign movie titles, and the perils of
Dec 15, 2015
Giant Bombcast 12/08/2015
It's December. Where'd all this news come from? Oh well, time to break down all the goings-on out of the Game Awards and the PlayStation Experience with the help of one very special Irish guest. All this plus new offices, KGB spies, erstwhile hooahs, and
Dec 08, 2015
Giant Bombcast 12/01/2015
The gang's all here in what may be our longest and most chaotic episode ever. Black Friday strategies! Just Cause 3! NX release speculation! Lara Croft's prepping tips! Very old emails! This week we've got it all.
Dec 01, 2015
Giant Bombcast 11/24/2015
Hot topics this week include airsoft, stuff in Jeff's garage, the new Bloodborne DLC, PlayStation 4 PlayStation 2 emulation, messing with the Steam Link and Controller, Xbox 360 memories, and more emails about synthetic weed than you ever thought possible
Nov 24, 2015
Giant Bombcast 11/17/2015
Battlefront! Fallout! Tomb Raider! StarCraft! The games of holiday 2015 are upon us, but that doesn't keep us from other important topics like old Bruce Lee games, Nintendo's first post-Iwata Direct, the fate of System Shock, seafood pizza, a bunch of gam
Nov 17, 2015
Giant Bombcast 11/10/2015
Fresh off of Extra Life, Chicago's favorite son swoops in to chat about the biggest games of the season, open-world quality assurance, 6 billion dollar acquisitions, forced eSports, questionable parenting tips, a whole bunch of business minutes, and the j
Nov 10, 2015
Giant Bombcast 11/03/2015
Drew's back from Europe! Jeff's bummed about Need for Speed! Dan's a wrestling manager! Brad can't really talk about Tomb Raider! Questionable tax advice! The mystery of Half-Life 3! Applebee's vs. Chili's! IHOP vs. Waffle House! Sweet 'nade bro!
Nov 03, 2015
Giant Bombcast 10/27/2015
Between fall video games shipping and Sony holding press conferences, we almost missed this week's podcast! Luckily we rode our bears here from Paris to touch on all these topics, plus the quirks of Canadian money, the horrors of Bayou Billy, educational
Oct 28, 2015
Giant Bombcast LA Podfest 2015 Edition
Live from Los Angeles, it's our show from the LA Podfest! Well, it was live when it happened. You'll just have to trust us.
Oct 21, 2015
Giant Bombcast 10/20/2015
A harrowing two-week journey without any video producers has begun, but we'll survive by recruiting one Matthew Rorie to chat about water-cooled laptops, nasty time capsules, NES memories, not much Halo (yet), the NX timeline (again), the wonders of arcad
Oct 21, 2015
Giant Bombcast 10/13/2015
Danny O'Dwyer joins us as we uncover the 10 Hottest Spots in Lisbon and discuss our adventures in amateur level design, disappearing Darth Vader, the FOB rebalance, the saga of Finicky Larry, mods for the console version of Fallout 4, that New Xbox One Ex
Oct 13, 2015
Giant Bombcast 10/06/2015
It's an indie-stravaganza this week with Undertale, The Beginner's Guide, Read Only Memories, and Indivisible, along with a little much-needed Tony Hawk catharsis, some now-outdated Far Cry speculation, thoughts on wrasslin' and Rock Band, and... yeah, OK
Oct 06, 2015
Giant Bombcast 09/29/2015
Just as fall is starting to heat up, let's talk about all the games we HAVEN'T played yet! Like Tony Hawk 5! And Lego Dimensions! And Destin...yeah, no, we've been playing way too much of that. Anyway, whatever. Video games! They're back!
Sep 30, 2015
Giant Bombcast 09/22/2015
We've got some new podcasting equipment, and we talked directly into it for your listening enjoyment! Just in time for Destiny: The Taken King, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Tokyo Game Show: Not Much Happened, Video Games: A Few Got Delayed, Email
Sep 22, 2015
Giant Bombcast 09/15/2015
Should Drew buy a Wii U? What's the best emoji of 2015's freshman class? Just how good IS Super Mario Maker? Does Forza 6 still have cars? All these and other burning questions will be explored on this week's edition of... what's this podcast called again
Sep 15, 2015
Giant Bombcast 09/08/2015
Roughly 75 percent of this podcast is about Metal Gear Solid V, but we somehow manage to sneak in a tidbit here and there about Marty O'Donnell and the future of Destiny, new PS4 firmware business, Dan's adventures in pants-buying, and the video game mona
Sep 09, 2015
Giant Bombcast 09/01/2015
All anyone wants to do is play Metal Gear, but we also manage to squeeze in some chit-chat about Lara Croft Go, Mad Max, the HTC Vive, crowdfunded preorders, Christmas games, E40's 40s, and getting too old for PAX.
Sep 02, 2015
Giant Bombcast 08/25/2015
We talk about airplanes and drive-ins and video games and Metal Gear! Someone said "Sad Factory" and that was pretty funny! See you at PAX!
Aug 26, 2015
Giant Bombcast 08/18/2015
We've got thoughts on movies new and old, and by golly, you're gonna hear 'em. Also: video game tattoos, way too much Metal Gear, doping in electronic sports, and Dan's unexpected spiritual awakening. Don't forget to tip your server!
Aug 18, 2015
Giant Bombcast 08/11/2015
This week! Jeff's clicking sakuras, Brad visited Tacoma, Jason's sneaking in Galak-Z, and Dan's boldly going... somewhere. Also: WOW expansions, Mafia announcements, Time Magazine covers, Dr. Dre albums, a vigorous conversation about nuts, and your emails
Aug 11, 2015
Giant Bombcast 08/04/2015
Hot off the presses, straight from the streets, we're here with the latest chatter about Microsoft's Gamescom showing, the savage spaceship abuses of Galak-Z, Rare's economy-sized 30-pack, the Konami surveillance state, and the weirdest changes to hit Des
Aug 04, 2015
Giant Bombcast 07/28/2015
We console our sadness about the broken Street Fighter V beta by, um, talking a lot about Street Fighter, along with the new King's Quest, the end of Ouya, way more Rocket League, super healthy living, super unhealthy clicking, and the war of humans again
Jul 28, 2015
Giant Bombcast 07/21/2015
When Brad's away, you'll get to play... a new episode of the Giant Bombcast, that is! Join Jeff, Dan, Drew, and Jason for another installment of the world's only video game podcast as we discuss Street Fighter V's post-release purchasing plans, Rising Thu
Jul 21, 2015
Giant Bombcast 07/14/2015
We come together to talk about the untimely passing of Nintendo's Satoru Iwata before moving on to lighter topics like Rocket League, EA's Jade Raymond, The Magic Circle, face-scannin', the dissolution of KojiPro, and... look out everyone, Kratos is MAD!!
Jul 14, 2015
Giant Bombcast 07/07/2015
Bellies full with deep-fried candy bars, we're ready to dig deep into the Nintendo PlayStation, weird Minecraft news, the dubious allure of Fallout Shelter, multiple weird Japanese fighting games, Nintendo's tough investor talk, hot pepper facts, and much
Jul 07, 2015
Giant Bombcast 06/30/2015
This week: a lot of PlayStation Vue gets vued, we all played Batman, dances get very expensive, Dan definitely shouldn't play with fireworks, and Driveclub will never, ever be spoken of again. All this, plus your emails!
Jun 30, 2015
Giant Bombcast 06/23/2015
We've dragged ourselves from the smoldering wreckage of E3 to wrap up some lingering topics from the show, including impressions of Horizon: Zero Dawn, Black Ops 3, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and MGS5, the incontinent effects of VR, that new Xbox One UI, fi
Jun 23, 2015
Giant Bombcast E3 2015: Giant Bomb's Day 3 Live Broadcast
Given the way E3 2015 ended, we're not sure if it'll even be possible to have an E3 2016.
Jun 21, 2015
Giant Bombcast E3 2015: Giant Bomb's Day 2 Live Broadcast
E3 continues to burn down Los Angeles as we bring in a big ol' range of people working on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Tony Hawk 5, Volume, Destiny, Below, Rock Band 4, and professional wrestling!
Jun 18, 2015
Giant Bombcast E3 2015: Giant Bomb's Day 1 Live Broadcast
We collect a wicked assortment of guests and cover virtual reality, Microsoft's Hololens, Def Jam Icon, the number of explosions found in Just Cause 3, Halo 5's new warzone mode, playing soccer in a prison camp, how the heck the Xbox One is emulating 360
Jun 17, 2015
Giant Bombcast The Giant Bombcast E3 2015 Sealed Envelope Spectacular
We plow through all the remaining games Jeff saw at judges' week before launching into a bunch of predictions about what already happened at E3!
Jun 16, 2015
Giant Bombcast E3 2015: The Giant Bomb E3 2015 Attack Plan
Where are we? When are we streaming? What's going on in Los Angeles next week? Get all the answers right here!
Jun 13, 2015
Giant Bombcast 06/09/2015
With E3 close on the horizon, Jeff starts spilling the beans on stuff like Fortnite and Metal Gear Solid 5, Fallout 4 makes itself known, the rebirth of Digital Eclipse turns a few heads, a long-overdue mattress update appears, then we all get knighted. S
Jun 09, 2015
Giant Bombcast 06/02/2015
Hey, who splattered ink all over this podcast? We're diving deep into Splatoon, E3 sandwiches, XCOM with swords, impressions of Batman: Arkham Knight and Lego Dimensions, killer shadows, and the great Amiibo caper of 2015.
Jun 02, 2015
Giant Bombcast 05/26/2015
Straight out of the emergency backup recording shelter, we've cobbled together our thoughts on The Witcher 3, Mad Max (the game), Eurovision 2015, that Star Citizen leak, new-old Need for Speed, Dan's childhood machinations... and Destiny: House of Wolves
May 27, 2015
Giant Bombcast 05/19/2015
Bay to Breakers may have scoured the landscape clean, but we were safely cowering in our suck buckets the whole time! Now we're back to go in-depth with The Witcher 3, ponder Mario & Luigi & Puzzle & Dragons, try to get excited about another A
May 19, 2015
Giant Bombcast 05/12/2015
This week, it's Kirkhope vs. Wise! Sword vs. whip! Dan vs. figs! The Giant Bombcast is all about strife... and also dabbling with The Witcher 3, pondering the Desert Golf endgame, drinking in The Old Blood, cohabitating with Notch, and spending even more
May 12, 2015
Giant Bombcast 05/05/2015
This week! We say later to Letterman, Drew gets back into Dirt 'n Destiny, Brad and Jeff cast their lot in the Great Composer Showdown 2015, Dan's never seen Law & Order. Westerado! Project CARS! Avalon mysteries! Billy Corgan! Nuclear missiles!
May 05, 2015
Giant Bombcast 04/28/2015
Vinny and Alex party-in-the-sky their way from New Yawk to San Francisco so we can chat about the Silent Hills that wasn't, Valve's paid-mod calamity, the fully formed Broken Age, the Telltale fast food tie-in, video game knockoffs, lady MCs, the future o
Apr 28, 2015
Giant Bombcast 04/21/2015
Giant Bomb Action News is live on the scene with the latest on high-speed chases (onscreen and off), Star Wars of all kinds, Mortal Kombat hacks, Titan Souls, still more Bloodborne, celebrity governors, our expert E3 strategies, and the uncertain whereabo
Apr 21, 2015
Giant Bombcast 04/14/2015
Mortal Monday may be over, but we're still here to talk about MK past and present, the martial absurdity of WMAC Masters, the return of (FMV) Guitar Hero, the travails of video game preservation, a crash course in Irish, the Oestreicher origin story, and
Apr 15, 2015
Giant Bombcast 04/07/2015
We interrupt your regularly scheduled video game podcast for a special report on DMX's latest legal troubles. Now back to way more Bloodborne chat, the latest direct from Nintendo, Drew's trip south of the border, the death of OnLive, and a belated elegy
Apr 07, 2015
Giant Bombcast 03/31/2015
What's the haps, daddy-o? This week the Giant Bombcast is spinning all the platters that matter, like that brand new hit record Axiom Verge, more Bloodborne, the Wrasslemania fallout, the mystery of Puzzle & Dragons, the modern Kickstarter landscape,
Apr 01, 2015
Giant Bombcast 03/24/2015
Bloodborne is out, we've played a lot of it, and we'll now discuss it in excruciating detail! Also: Pillars of Eternity, The Handsome Collection, Nintendo on mobile, the Kojima future, eau de burgers, Rorie's frequent pee breaks, and tips for taming your
Mar 24, 2015
Giant Bombcast 03/17/2015
As St. Patrick scourges the land, we hunker down in our bunker to discuss adventures in civic planning, the glut of dumb cop-show games, Final Fantasies of all stripes, Ori and the Delightful Difficulty, the return (?) of Joe Montana, further uses for liq
Mar 18, 2015
Giant Bombcast 03/10/2015
We've clawed our way back from the great white hellscape that is Boston to wrap up the business out of PAX and GDC before turning our attention to more pertinent topics. Can you take a 3DS into North Korea? Where's Chris Cashman these days? And who the he
Mar 11, 2015
Giant Bombcast 3/3/2015
Fresh from Japan, 8-4's John Ricciardi and Mark MacDonald are here to talk about, well, Monster Hunter and Destiny! Wait, where are you, and also the state of games in Japan, VR VR VR, the (non-)revival of old PC games, the whereabouts of Koji Ig
Mar 03, 2015
Giant Bombcast 55/2015
This week, Simon says "Bleed... and then listen to our chatter about Dan's adventures in San Angeles, all about The Order, the Kirby curse, award-winning middleware, the magic of unaffiliated local TV, and the many endings of Red Dead Redemption. OK, you
Feb 24, 2015
Giant Bombcast 02/17/2015
After a weekend honoring our founding fathers, we're back with the straight dope on Evolve, Tekken vs. Soul Calibur, sidewalk-poop-as-entertainment, the game of the (last) generation, 40 years of SNL, the trials and tribulations of Peter Molyneux, and our
Feb 18, 2015
Giant Bombcast 02/10/2015
This week! Mortal Kombat oldsters, the clumsy climbing of Grow Home, Jeff's adventures on the Chinese Internet, the updating of automotive firmware, and how to obtain membership at the Super Elite Zelda country club. Please apply the Giant Bombcast direct
Feb 10, 2015
Giant Bombcast 02/03/2015
Our very favorite Irishman Danny O'Dwyer joins us to shake off Super Bowl hangovers and talk about European American Football, the down low on Dying Light, SOE's sudden independence, the dangers of Mendocino County, and the most learned analysis of Ninten
Feb 03, 2015
Giant Bombcast 01/27/2015
Everyone's back from San Antonio and other parts unknown to run down PAX South before addressing the pertinent issues of the day, like that new Majora's Mask, Dying Light, Norm MacDonald's storied career, multiple Resident Evils, the plight of the noble l
Jan 28, 2015
Giant Bombcast 01/20/2015
This century is 15 percent over, and it's high time we pondered the important questions! For instance: What are Colin Quinn's current whereabouts? Is Gat out of Hell any good? What the heck is up with Rock Band? When, where, and what is Nintendo's next ha
Jan 21, 2015
Giant Bombcast 01/13/2015
Video games, and the people who love them! Herein lies discussion of The Talos Principle, emulated Marios, Internet video archival strategies, Drew's adventures in spacefaring, the magic of Puyo Puyo Tetris, and illicit uses for your cough syrup.
Jan 14, 2015
Giant Bombcast 01/06/2015
Welcome to 2015! We're getting our obvious Back to the Future II jokes out of the way nice and early so we can move on to more important topics like holiday hijinks, Dan's debilitating disease, console network outages, the white whale that is Mike Tyson,
Jan 06, 2015
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2014: Day Five
No brakes on the GOTY train! We're plowing through to the Best Game of 2014, but not before we also name Best Horror Game, Worst Game, and the coveted PLEASE STOP.
Dec 30, 2014
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2014: Day Four
We're coming down the home stretch, but there are still winners to select for Hottest Mess, Best Moment or Sequence, Best Local Multiplayer, and Best Styyyyyyyyyyle!
Dec 29, 2014
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2014: Day Three
The deliberations rage on, with winners for Best New Character, Best Early Access Experience, Best Console Exclusives, and Best Debut emerging from the fray.
Dec 28, 2014
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2014: Day Two
Game of the Year continues! It's time to hash out the winners of Best Story, Best Music, Best Short-Time Game, and Most Disappointing Game.
Dec 27, 2014
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2014: Day One
Our annual awardstravaganza commences with deliberations on 2014's Old Game of the Year, Best Surprise, Best-Looking Game, and, uh, Most Likely To Be Frog Fractions 2!
Dec 26, 2014
Giant Bombcast 12/23/2014
With the rest of the team out for the holiday break or feverishly finishing up our Game of the Year content, Jeff and Matthew sit down to take a handful of your questions on a variety of topics.
Dec 24, 2014
Giant Bombcast 12/16/2014
A couple of tall, dark and handsome clowns blow into town to tell the tallest tales of comically large telephones, Jeff's history with the Dark Carnival, the latest Surge surge, the "truth" about the Wa "brothers," November hardware sales, the likely wher
Dec 16, 2014
Giant Bombcast 12/09/2014
Who went and gave the video game industry permission to break all this news in December? We convene our eight-seat roundtable of experts to discuss all the latest happenings at the Game Awards and PlayStation Experience, along with the passing of Ralph Ba
Dec 10, 2014
Giant Bombcast 12/02/2014
The holidays are almost upon us, and we're cramming every last person we can into this podcast just for you! The entire current Giant Bomb staff is here to discuss the games of the day, the perils of home ownership, why you'd want a mortgage, living in ge
Dec 02, 2014
Giant Bombcast 11/25/2014
We're reconvening the drink council for a very important test before moving on to the regular business of, uh, talking about whatever. There's a new Geometry Wars! Master Chief Collection is still broken! Smash Bros. came out! Little girls hate Quick Look
Nov 25, 2014
Giant Bombcast 11/18/2014
Rorie substitutes in for Drew to chat about the latest Age of Dragons before we move on to kneecap last week's shoddy releases. There's no talking in the library, but plenty of talk about Far Cry 4, the new GTA V, Corbin Bernsen's directing career, PlaySt
Nov 18, 2014
Giant Bombcast 11/11/2014
The fourth quarter is HEATING UP, and Giant Bomb Action News is on the scene to report on Assassin's Creed: Unity, the Master Chief Collection, "new" Blizzard games, the Mario Stack Rank, the return of one Mr. Hawk, and the true identity of the rap game K
Nov 11, 2014
Giant Bombcast 11/04/2014
Dan's back from his Kansas City odyssey to regale us with tales of... well, you'll see, plus the annual Call of Duty check-in, Freddie Mercury's Sunset Overdrive, the true value of Donkey Kong Country, Dennis Dyack's re-return, the latest Canseco mishap,
Nov 04, 2014
Giant Bombcast 10/28/2014
We're fresh (?!) off of Extra Life to recap strategies for stayin' up all night, Drew's globetrotting adventures, more on Sunset Overdrive, the not-very-mysterious identity of Quartermann, Xbox price drops, and the gastric processes of vampires.
Oct 29, 2014
Giant Bombcast 10/21/2014
With Drew wrapping up his odyssey on the other side of the world, Jason's back to keep the podcast party going with more on Bayonetta 2, Sunset Overdrive, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Killer Instinct Season 2, Axl Rose's favorite pinball phrases, some byg
Oct 21, 2014
Giant Bombcast 10/14/2014
With the Destiny raid completed, we sit back and, um, chat about the Destiny raid... Wait, come back! Jason A. Striker joins us to talk Bayonetta 2, The Evil Within, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, the new New 3DS, more on AC: Unity resolutions, nice bounty
Oct 15, 2014
Giant Bombcast 10/07/2014
We're back from Black Rock City with all the latest on art cars, sex tents, desert drugs, and video games! Matthew "Matt" Rorie joins us to chat Driveclub, Alien: Isolation, even more on the Destiny endgame, beaver butts, the 900th P, and Dan Ryckert's fe
Oct 08, 2014
Giant Bombcast 09/30/2014
Quarter four is upon us and it's all games all the time around here, with in-depth chattin' about Shadow of Mordor, Forza Horizon 2, Super Smash Bros. 3DS, and Gauntlet. Well, fine, you can also hang around for our favorite hangover avoidance strategies.
Oct 01, 2014
Giant Bombcast 09/23/2014
It's an Irish invasion as GameSpot's Danny O'Dwyer joins us to talk about the right way to enjoy Destiny, the wrong way to parse English accents, whatever the hell Final Fantasy is now, and the perils of programming video games. It has been two (2) weeks
Sep 24, 2014
Giant Bombcast 09/16/2014
Destiny still rules the video game talk around these parts... but then, who just listens to this podcast for games? Especially when you can also hear about hot topics like dying on Mars, drinking on battleships, the John Carmack Tweet of the Week, and TWO
Sep 16, 2014
Giant Bombcast 09/09/2014
Destiny is here and it's time to talk about it. Once we've gone over our first few hours with Bungie's latest, stick around for further discussion of Drew's introduction to local wrestling, Dan's recipe for bathtub chicken, and the popularity of Giant Bom
Sep 10, 2014
Giant Bombcast 09/02/2014
Join us as we mop up the last little bit of PAX Prime business before moving on to more pressing discussions about eating bugs, Sony's TGS news, Frasier Pinball, the marvels of food science, and how to survive the apocalypse.
Sep 03, 2014
Giant Bombcast 08/26/2014
Not even the earth shaking beneath our feet can stop us from talking about bad Mario Kart tournaments, Infamous: First Light, the feasibility of Star Citizen, the Amazon/Twitch deal, Smash Bros. leaks, and another of Dan's awful, awful stories.
Aug 27, 2014
Giant Bombcast 08/19/2014
With Dan out at SummerSlam, Matt Rorie joins us to... have a lengthy conversation about professional wrestling, not to mention discussions of platform exclusivity, the Gamescom meat grinder, John Romero's return to shooters, and how to protect your virtua
Aug 19, 2014
Giant Bombcast 08/12/2014
Jeff is back in the office...just long enough to tell us about his budding career as a pro Blitzball player. Brad played games other than Dota. Drew did battle in Golden Gate Park. Dan's been hanging out with the riff raff again. All this, plus your scari
Aug 13, 2014
Giant Bombcast 08/05/2014
Newly minted Sony company man John T. Drake has completed his cross-country trek just in time to discuss the mystery of Matt Kessler, the riddle of Dan Ryckert, the curse of historic Barkerville, and the dilemma of Dwayne Johnson.
Aug 06, 2014
Giant Bombcast 07/29/2014
We're live from the great state of Silicon Valley, USA with a hot list of summer tips to keep your water usage cool and conservational! Then you can beat the heat with the latest on Firefall, Destiny, Velvet Sundown, The Last of Us Remastered, and the end
Jul 29, 2014
Giant Bombcast 07/22/2014
Brad's fresh off a plane from The International 4 to talk about rare couriers! Oh, and also Dota 2. Drew is a Ghostship Snowpiercer. Jeff plays too much bingo. Dan Ryckert doesn't know how to cook. Plus your incredible edible emails!
Jul 23, 2014
Giant Bombcast 07/15/2014
Sentris developer Samantha Kalman drops by to chat with us about GaymerX2, the value of programming, the Nintendo 64's forgotten lineup, electronic sports, the secret identity of Freezyfrog, microbial science, and Dan Ryckert's odd, odd palate.
Jul 16, 2014
Giant Bombcast 07/08/2014
July rages on with discussion of important games like horseshoes. Also we discuss Cliff Blezinski's new operation, Gearbox's new hobby-grade meta-growth video gaming product, Destiny's ninety different versions, Mighty No. 9's hat-passing techniques, and
Jul 09, 2014
Giant Bombcast 07/01/2014
Brad returns from vacation to discuss his handheld travel adventures while Jeff and Drew wax poetic about the news of the week, shooting Nazis in their privates, buying Japanese PSN games, and your emails. This week: Why can't Jeff stop playing Marvel Her
Jul 01, 2014
Giant Bombcast 06/24/2014
Drew and Jeff are joined by a pair of guests as we discuss table flipping arcade games, the mysterious appearance of Vince, EA's UFC, Primal Rage 2, floppy disk versions of Strider, and "football."
Jun 24, 2014
Giant Bombcast 06/17/2014
E3 2014 has come and gone, and we're left to pick up the pieces with further ruminations on No Man's Sky, Battlefield Hardline, Far Cry 4, and Destiny, along with Drew's weekend combat experience, Danny's Irish plague, Rorie's E3 at home, and the one emai
Jun 18, 2014
Giant Bombcast E3 2014: Day Three LIVE!
We close out the show with our impressions and a lineup of guests that includes Ed Boon, Zoe Quinn, Geoff Keighley, Alexa Ray Corriea, Josh Sawyer, Abbie Heppe, Rami Ismail, Paul Barnett, and more!
Jun 13, 2014
Giant Bombcast E3 2014: Day Two LIVE!
We're joined by Some Brothers McElroy, Cara Ellison, Casey Lynch, Mikey Neumann, Beef O'Brady, Seth Killian, Wes Phillips, Jeremy Hoffman, Chris Charla, Mike Mika, Dennis Wedin, Nathan Vella, Kris Piotrowski, Greg Rice, Rayme Vinson, Abbie Heppe, and more
Jun 12, 2014
Giant Bombcast E3 2014: Day One LIVE!
We're joined by Palmer Luckey, Shuhei Yoshida, Phil Spencer, Dave Lang, Adam Boyes, Greg Kasavin, Sean Murray, John Mamais, and a host of additional luminaries as our first day of E3 2014 wraps up!
Jun 11, 2014
Giant Bombcast 06/10/2014: E3 Preview and Predictions!
We gather together the week before E3 to cover the games Jeff saw during his pre-show sojourn and make a bunch of very half-cocked predictions. Listen in to see just how wrong we were!
Jun 10, 2014
Giant Bombcast E3 2014: Day Zero Wrap-Up!
The press conferences are over and we're wrapping up with friends from 8-4, Harmonix, and more!
Jun 10, 2014
Giant Bombcast 06/03/2014
It's the week before E3 and we're just going to shout "Pushmo World" over and over again. OK, well, maybe we'll talk a bit about Batman: Arkham Knight, Mortal Kombat X, Sonic Boom, Mario Kart 8, Battlefield Hardline, Forza Horizon 2, PSO2's English chance
Jun 04, 2014
Giant Bombcast 05/27/2014
Games, games, games! We're talking about Watch Dogs, we're talking about The Order, we're talking about Driveclub, we're talking about The Evil Within, Lego Batman 3, UFC, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Evolve, the process of packing and moving, French v
May 27, 2014
Giant Bombcast 05/20/2014
We break down the latest details in the Grand Giant Bomb Expansion Plan and then cover the Kinectless Xbox One, the relevance of E3, Nintendo's Wi-Fi Connection (or lack thereof), Rockstar, Superhot, Far Cry 4, that Halo stuff, Night Trap, and your emails
May 21, 2014
Giant Bombcast 05/13/2014
Greg Kasavin and Danny O'Dwyer join us as we talk about Super Time Force, Sunset Overdrive, releasing a game, Eurovision, butt holes in your wall, and how many pillows is enough pillows.
May 14, 2014
Giant Bombcast 05/06/2014
The Giant Bomb Gang reconvenes to discuss the proper lineage of Datel's cheat devices, that Kevin Spacey Call of Duty thing, Sony's grip of indie announcements, DIsney's Marvel thing, the ambitions of Zenimax's legal team, and all that.
May 06, 2014
Giant Bombcast 04/29/2014
We get ourselves into a room and discuss landfill diving for old video games, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, James Bond making out with imaginary ladies, firebombs, the new Skylanders, Colorado's view of Dave Lang, Vinny's hometown, and more!
Apr 30, 2014
Giant Bombcast 04/22/2014
We briefly celebrate the anniversary of the Game Boy and get into a little Trials Fusion before trying to figure out what the heck is happening over at Naughty Dog, what the heck is happening over at Bungie, and what the heck is up with Spider-Man on the
Apr 23, 2014
Giant Bombcast 04/15/2014
A trio of Giant Bomb compadres compare notes on PAX East 2014, Wrestlemania 2000, tank simulators, Trials Fusion, Snoop Dogg's latest release, Johnny Gat's latest cameo, drinking soda in front of a camera, and more stuff!
Apr 16, 2014
Giant Bombcast 04/08/2014
Brad returns from the wilderness of his mind to talk with us about Dark Souls II for the PC, that new Batman game, Amy Hennig's new Star Wars gig, the fine art of launching missiles, the appeal of Dynasty Warriors, our PAX East plans, Amazon's new Fire TV
Apr 08, 2014
Giant Bombcast 04/01/2014
Illness befalls the Giant Bomb office and Vinny, Drew, and Jeff must soldier on to discuss Facebook's purchase of the Oculus Rift, Diablo III's new adventure mode, Elder Scrolls Online, the budding conflict between Liverpool and Manchester by way of Japan
Apr 01, 2014
Giant Bombcast 03/25/2014
We clear away the post-GDC haze to discuss Sony's virtual reality plans, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, Arrowhead's new Gauntlet reboot, hot firmware updates, Infamous: Second Son, and another batch of profoundly terrible listener mail.
Mar 26, 2014
Giant Bombcast 03/18/2014
We get a Chicago double as Patrick Klepek comes home to the Giant Bombcast for GDC week! Also, he brought Iron Galaxy's Dave Lang with him, and we discuss Luftrausers, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, Dark Souls 2, and real steps you can take to make Wind
Mar 18, 2014
Giant Bombcast 03/11/2014
Drummer, professional traveler, and apparent Grim Reaper John Drake joins us to discuss the horrible things he's seen on the road, the release of Titanfall, the continued non-release of Driveclub, the release of Amy Hennig, the release of Jack Tretton, th
Mar 12, 2014
Giant Bombcast 03/04/2014
Your favorite Australian fashion podcast returns with a special video-game-themed episode! Thong talk alongside discussion of South Park, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, the Diablo III patch, Loadout, and more? Sounds like a good time, mate! Koala bears.
Mar 05, 2014
Giant Bombcast 02/25/2014
Things heat up as the release calendar intensifies, forcing us to discuss hot new releases such as Thief, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, Epic Pinball, and Tyrian.
Feb 26, 2014
Giant Bombcast 02/18/2014
Vinny leaves his home in search of information about the upcoming human/cyborg conflict while Jeff stays home to type "start" into a Twitch chat window over and over again. Drew flies a plane. Oh, and Brad Shoemaker rushes in to talk about that DLC for Th
Feb 19, 2014
Giant Bombcast 02/11/2014
The podcast gang reforms to discuss Super Metroid. Oh, and also Bravely Default, more horrific workplace nudity, Dungeon Keeper (not that one, the other one), Jeff's trip to the DICE Summit, Titanfall on the Xbox 360, the business of arcade games in laund
Feb 12, 2014
Giant Bombcast 02/04/2014
Will Smith and Dave Snider join us as we swap tales of games, space battles, and workplace nightmare scenarios. Everything a good woodworking podcast needs.
Feb 05, 2014
Giant Bombcast 01/28/2014
Vinny practices The Castle Doctrine while Jeff makes a serious attempt to become a Strider. Meanwhile, Drew gets into something wild while Brad continues to suffer from a crippling MOBA addiction. Also, we talk Nintendo, getting "Genesis big," Las Vegas,
Jan 28, 2014
Giant Bombcast 01/21/2014
Giant Bomb checks in this week with timely coverage of Dark Souls, Broken Age, OlliOlli, Beyond 2000, cataloguing your classics, how to kill the teens of Maniac Mansion, and the precise number of Atari 2600s a person should own.
Jan 22, 2014
Giant Bombcast 01/14/2014
The health experts at Giant Bomb finally wade into the flu vaccine debate, then we discuss the deeper nuances of Action Biker for the Commodore 64, some of this Dota 2 business, and end up talking about Ryu's magical/not-magical abilities some more.
Jan 14, 2014
Giant Bombcast 01/07/2014
It's CES week, so you know that means it's time to talk televisions! Get down and dirty with our resolution resolutions for 2014... or should we say 2014K????? Because 4K televisions, you know? Anyway, video games.
Jan 07, 2014
Giant Bombcast 12/31/2013
This episode of the Giant Bombcast was filmed live in front of a webcam audience. The audio is pretty rough for the first five minutes, then it gets better. But it's still not as good as it sounds when we're in a studio, because we weren't in a studio. Th
Dec 31, 2013
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2013: Day Five
The final day is upon us, so sit down and get angry as we determine Giant Bomb's Best Horror Game, "Please Stop," Worst Game, and Best Game. Best game!
Dec 27, 2013
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2013: Day Four
Day four is here and it's time to talk about 2013's Hottest Mess, Best Moment or Sequence, Best Use of a Licensed Song, and the Biggest News.
Dec 26, 2013
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2013: Day Three
Strap in and prepare yourself as we get set to debate Best Exclusive Launch Game, Apology of the Year, Best Trend, and Best Debut.
Dec 25, 2013
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2013: Day Two
Giant Bomb's deliberations continue as we determine the winners of Best Story, Best Music, Most Disappointing Game, and Best New Character.
Dec 24, 2013
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2013: Day One
We convene to determine the winners of 2013’s Old Game of the Year, URL of the Year, Best Surprise, and Best-Looking Game as this year's Game of the Year presentation commences!
Dec 23, 2013
Giant Bombcast 12/17/2013
We close out the year in "typical" podcasting with one that's loaded up solid with your emails.
Dec 17, 2013
Giant Bombcast 12/10/2013
The crew convenes just before beginning the long trek to determine Giant Bomb's Official and Binding Game of the Year for 2013 to talk about Peggle 2, Starbound, Doki-Doki Universe, and other such video games.
Dec 11, 2013
Giant Bombcast 12/03/2013
"Eastside" Alex Navarro comes to town to discuss cold weather and trampolines, but the rest of us are on-hand to discuss video games! (Also, Thanksgiving.)
Dec 04, 2013
Giant Bombcast 11/26/2013
Atlus gets serious about another generation of video game consoles, Drew goes for a run. Brad and Vinny think about earning PP while Jeff lives the life of a pirate.
Nov 26, 2013
Giant Bombcast 11/19/2013
"Scoops" of the popular morning show, Scoops & The Wolf, joins the team for a special video-game-themed episode, where we discuss current generation video game devices, like the Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox One, and Nintendo Wii U.
Nov 20, 2013
Giant Bombcast 11/12/2013
Brad talks about Dota 2, Jeff shares his years of industry knowledge, and Drew recalls his weekend adventures. EVERYTHING IS UNDER CONTROL!
Nov 13, 2013
Giant Bombcast 11/05/2013: That's a Tuesday!
The Giant Bomb Gang reflects on its marathon livestreaming weekend while discussing deep Windjammers strats, Call of Duty For Ghosts, Kameo, that ill-advised pizza order, how to give candy to children, and a distinct lack of Diretide.
Nov 06, 2013
Giant Bombcast 10/29/2013
Drew gets deep into video game nudity while Vinny explores his piratical side. Jeff and Brad steal a big-rig full of beer and attempt to smuggle it into Dota City before sundown.
Oct 30, 2013
Giant Bombcast 10/22/2013
With Jeff out of town we get a chance to savor topics including Beyond: Two Souls, the PS4, The Stanley Parable, and our legitimate concerns about the Holodeck. It's the most grande Bombcast ever!
Oct 22, 2013
Giant Bombcast 10/15/2013
Jeff warns the team of the dangers of pipe dope while Vinny misses his winDOw. Brad and Drew atTempt to find new wAys 2 receive the signal.
Oct 15, 2013
Giant Bombcast 10/08/2013
Vinny attempts to live out his solo crime saga while Jeff bangs his head against Grand Theft Auto V's online component. Meanwhile, Drew learns a valuable lesson about a different kind of automotive thievery. Brad buys a Wii U in preparation for the inevit
Oct 08, 2013
Giant Bombcast 10/01/2013
The gang reconvenes to discuss Brad's Grand Theft Auto V vacation, Jeff's love of thunderstorms, Steam's odd future, Drew's descent into ArmA III, the power of alcohol, Vinny's voicework career, and the idea of playing Dota 2 on a controller.
Oct 01, 2013
Giant Bombcast 09/24/2013
With that pesky Brad Shoemaker out on vacation, we can finally get down and dirty with the rest of the team's favorite game, Dota 2. Grand Theft Auto V, America's Cup, fireworks, SteamOS, and way more video games are also discussed.
Sep 24, 2013
Giant Bombcast 09-17-2013
Jeff has some things to say about Grand Theft Auto V while Vinny attempts to talk Brad off the ledge after a dismal Dota 2 weekend. Meanwhile Drew looks on from his jet simulator, disapprovingly.
Sep 17, 2013
Giant Bombcast 09-10-2013
Vinny returns from vacation with a secret. Brad ponders the fate of open-world video games. Drew crashes a Jetski. Jeff looks on, disapprovingly. Dota 2 gets caught up in a liquor store heist gone horribly wrong.
Sep 10, 2013
Giant Bombcast 09-03-2013
Jeff, Brad, and Drew go over their final PAX notes to discuss Samurai Gunn, Grand Theft Auto V, Steamworld Dig, games for the Vita, extreme PAX panel injuries, D.O.T.A. II, potential butt energy, and a hot grip of your emails on this emails-focused podcas
Sep 04, 2013
Giant Bombcast 08/27/2013
This week's podcast gets down and dirty on the real with further discussion of submarines, Saints Row IV, Lost Planet 3, Splinter Cell, trying to buy a hybrid, Final Fantasy XIV-2, bathroom design, how to handle dust, and all the Dota 2 that you can possi
Aug 27, 2013
Giant Bombcast 08-20-2013
The gang gets together to discuss John Cena's catchphrase, the magic of Disney Infinity, the even-more-magic of krokodil, Dota 2, Gone Home, Ultima Forever vs. Plants vs. Zombies, War Thunder, GTA Online, and the value of pretending to be into football.
Aug 20, 2013
Giant Bombcast 08-13-2013
The Giant Bomb Podcast Gang reconvenes to talk about Microsoft's inability to commit, Vinny's ability to Pikmin, introducing new people to the Oculus Rift, and a new multiplayer online battle arena video game called Dota II.
Aug 14, 2013
Giant Bombcast 08-06-2013
We pile five-deep into a room to discuss the finer points of Uncle Luke, the magic of iRacing, Bioshock Infinite's add-ons, what it's like to speak directly to the Ultimate Warrior, beeeeeees, Atlus, and why you should NEVER bet on DBZ. Dota 2.
Aug 06, 2013
Giant Bombcast 07-30-2013
The cast and crew of Giant Bomb dot com get together to discuss the PAX 10, Drew's trip to an aircraft carrier, Ridiculous Fishing, Phil Fishing, Reel Fishing, real fishing, and Valve's hot new online strategy game, Defense of the Ancients II.
Jul 31, 2013
Giant Bombcast 07-23-2013
We let Zartan burn as we discuss the right time to release DLC, getting/being old, Rockapella, this "Dota 2" game, and that evil Nintendo salesrabbit.
Jul 23, 2013
Giant Bombcast 07-16-2013
Bombcast! continues with some bootleg high-pitched music, video games to play when you barely feel like playing video games, and... Dota 2. Yeah, again.
Jul 16, 2013
Giant Bombcast 07-09-2013
Giant Bomb comes together to remember our dear friend and colleague, Ryan Davis.
Jul 10, 2013
Giant Bombcast 07-02-2013
Jeff, Brad, and Drew sit back and spin a yarn about surfing, the Saints, Don Mattrick, the infinite power of cloud magic, and... sure, numbers stations. Why not?
Jul 03, 2013
Giant Bombcast 06-25-2013
We talk The Biggest Little City, The Last of Us, the fate of Phantasy Star Online 2, virtual Slurpee machines, Ken Levine's Logan's Run, bricked PlayStation 3s, Microsoft's shocking Xbox One DRM policy revision, and more!
Jun 26, 2013
Giant Bombcast 06-18-2013
Before we ship Patrick off to the hot streets of Chicago, we get the gang back together to reflect on the events of E3 2013.
Jun 19, 2013
Giant Bombcast E3 2013 Day Three
E3 2013: case closed.
Jun 15, 2013
Giant Bombcast E3 2013 Day Two
We bring Cliff Bleszinski, Jonathan Blow, Vince Zampella and the Respawn team, John Drake and Eric Pope from Harmonix, and Double Fine's own Brad Muir in for questioning.
Jun 13, 2013
Giant Bombcast E3 2013 Day One
Special guests from Naughty Dog, Polygon, Gearbox, Game Informer, and more join us for our first nightly wrap-up from E3 2013. Includes bonus pre-show banter!
Jun 12, 2013
Giant Bombcast E3 2013: The Sealed Envelope
Recorded prior to Monday's dramatic press conferences, Jeff shares more of his Judges' Week experiences, while the whole staff makes predictions that are, in hindsight, hilarious.
Jun 11, 2013
Giant Bombcast 06-04-2013
We stress out about E3s past and future, free-to-play games, Kickstarter, and more! Mostly E3, though.
Jun 05, 2013
Giant Bombcast 05-28-2013
Vinny dives into the sordid world of voice-acting for toys and grapples with gophers, Jeff shares his first weekend with the Oculus Rift, and we all discuss FUSE, Valve economics, next-gen aftermarkets, The Swapper, the dark side of Star Trek, and more!
May 29, 2013
Giant Bombcast 05-21-2013
Hot on the heels of Microsoft's Xbox One reveal event, we talk at length about the forthcoming next-gen console battle. Also Star Trek. And spiders. Go Bears!
May 22, 2013
Giant Bombcast 05-14-2013
With Jeff out of the office on pre-E3 business, we spend an inordinate amount of time on Durango speculation while also finding the time to talk Metro: Last Light, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Prison Architect, and more!
May 15, 2013
Giant Bombcast 05-07-2013
Ryan mistakes Bob Hoskins for dead; Jeff loves Riff-Raff; Vinny loves sleep; Brad loves Dota 2; Patrick loves Ellen; the gang learns what the best console is; the Shmoo is real.
May 07, 2013
Giant Bombcast 04-30-2013
Patrick's back from Iceland with three solid hours of Bjork stories.
May 01, 2013
Giant Bombcast 04-23-2013
Brad discovers a use for interns in Dota 2; Patrick prepares for Reyjkavik; Ryan endorses the Neti pot; Jeff is assaulted by the Neti pot; Vinny hangs drywall.
Apr 23, 2013
Giant Bombcast 04-16-2013
Vinny finds new homes for old possessions; Jeff fantasizes about his own Coke Freestyle machine; Patrick considers a new hat; Ryan is sleepy; Brad is named Bombcast Ombudsman.
Apr 17, 2013
Giant Bombcast 04-09-2013
Vinny returns with harrowing tales of airplanes, babies, and bathtubs; Patrick combines his love of BioShock and Lost into a... Singularity; Jeff tries to make sense of Defiance; Brad falls down a Dota 2 hole; everyone mourns the passing of LucasArts.
Apr 10, 2013
Giant Bombcast 04/02/2013
After back-to-back PAX East and GDC, it's a decidedly low-key week on the Bombcast. We fight off the malaise with spoiler-free BioShock Infinite talk, Ouya impressions, Metal Gear Solid V thoughts, and more!
Apr 02, 2013
Giant Bombcast 03-26-2013
Ryan, Jeff, and Patrick return from PAX East 2013 exhausted, excited, and looking forward to the shenanigans promised by GDC 2013. Now! Who wants pie?
Mar 27, 2013
Giant Bombcast 03-19-2013
We talk about "smart" watches and the inevitable Cyborg Wars while occasionally slipping into a little Gears of War: Judgment, Monster Hunter (!?!?!), and mooooore.
Mar 20, 2013
Giant Bombcast 03-12-2013
We're downright feverish in our discussions of Mass Effect 3 DLC, God of War: Ascension, SimCity, Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm, Thief, and more!
Mar 13, 2013
Giant Bombcast 03-05-2013
Ryan returns from Disneyland; Jeff and Vinny reinvent bath-time and mealtime; Brad falls down an apocalyptic rabbit hole; everyone has allergies.
Mar 06, 2013
Giant Bombcast 02/26/2013
Jeff. Vinny, Brad, and Patrick talk over Metal Gear Rising, Crysis 3, the PlayStation 4, having a body full of foreign objects, Tomb Raider, and more.
Feb 26, 2013
Giant Bombcast 02-19-2013
Everything new is old again as the Giant Bombcast feels the crushing weight of the unrelenting passage of time! With special guest star Dave Snider!
Feb 20, 2013
Giant Bombcast 02-12-2013
The pitfalls of potholes, rumored Durango specs, Hit Clips and MiniDiscs, The Witcher 3, Bald Paul Walker, JJ Abrams vs. Gabe Newell, the delay of Rayman Legends, Impossible Studios’ final mission, and if we sell enough GRIT then we can get a bike!
Feb 13, 2013
Giant Bombcast 2013 Relaunch PSA
We're relaunching on February 12, 2013! Here's how that may impact our beloved podcast listeners.
Feb 08, 2013
Giant Bombcast 02-05-2013
We might as well rename it the "Fast and Furious"…cast.
Feb 05, 2013
Giant Bombcast 01-29-2013
We go spelunking in The Cave, compare the relative merits of the Underworld and Resident Evil film franchises, dig into the bureaucracy of SimCity, question the very nature of reality with Antichamber, and pour one out for THQ on this week's Bombcast!
Jan 29, 2013
Giant Bombcast 01-22-2013
After spending no less than a half-hour talking about Yelp, the gang finally gets down to business with Letterpress, Ni no Kuni, Halo 4 spoilers, Kentucky Route Zero, Antichamber, and, of course, Beverly Hills Cop.
Jan 23, 2013
Giant Bombcast 01-15-2013
We talk flu watch, dog food, contentious furniture ownership, Black Ops II, Twin Peaks, Devil May Cry, and more!
Jan 15, 2013
Giant Bombcast 01-08-2013
Everyone's back in the office and ready to grapple with the big issues of 2013, including Jeff Goldblum, Hundreds, Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Halo déjà vu, the fate of THQ, the cost of doing next-gen business, Nvidia's Project Shield, fried chicke
Jan 08, 2013
Giant Bombcast 01-01-2013
Everyone's still on vacation, but nothing stops the Bombcast! Not even dodgy Skype calls, illegal drinks, and the death of Dick Clark!
Jan 02, 2013
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2012: Day Five
We close out our Game of the Year 2012 deliberations with our picks for Dumbest Motion-Controlled Moment, Best Trend, Biggest News, Worst Game, and finally, our pick for overall Game of the Year.
Dec 28, 2012
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2012: Day Four
We choose winners for the WarioWare Spirit Award, Best Multiplayer, Best Download Game, Best Story, and Most Disappointing Game of 2012.
Dec 27, 2012
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2012: Day Three
We make some hard decisions concerning Skrillex, Nolan North, good-looking games, bad trends, and browser-based games on day three of our 2012 deliberations.
Dec 26, 2012
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2012: Day Two
Listen in as we hash out our choices for Walking Dead Episode of the Year, Best Debut, Best Surprise, Miiverse Community of the Year, and Best Use of a Licensed Song.
Dec 25, 2012
Giant Bombcast Giant Bomb Game of the Year 2012: Day One
We kick things off with our picks for 2012's 2011 Game of the Year, Best Moment/Sequence, Best New Character, Best Music, and Best Classic Revival.
Dec 24, 2012
Giant Bombcast 12-18-2012
Patrick learns first-hand about the karmic repercussions of sports-team trash-talking, Brad gets an iPhone 5, Ryan sees The Hobbit, and we read as many listener emails as we can stand.
Dec 18, 2012
Giant Bombcast 12-11-2012
Now that Brad has finally finished Mass Effect 3, we spend a solid hour going over that trilogy's conclusion, while also discussing FTL, ZombiU, Far Cry 2, 999, Phantom Pain, and more!
Dec 12, 2012
Giant Bombcast 12-04-2012
After his two-week absence, Patrick returns to us with harrowing tales of Sports Assholes, while we also tackle topics including The Walking Dead, Far Cry 3, "the new Wii", Bungie's Destiny, and the 2012 Levia-thon, going on now at your local Reaper deale
Dec 04, 2012
Giant Bombcast 11-27-2012
We're back from Thanksgiving break with tales of Funky Barn, Wii U retail experiences, pocket watches, Kickstarter, Assassin's Creed III, Far Cry 3, The Walking Dead, Persona 4, PlanetSide 2, big-ass monitors, and more!
Nov 28, 2012
Giant Bombcast 11-20-2012
We give thanks for a short work week, Home Run Pies, Assassin's Creed III, Hitman: Absolution, the Wii U launch, the evolution of Mario, PlayStation All-Stars, Mass Effect 3, Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm, Grand Theft Auto V, and more!
Nov 21, 2012
Giant Bombcast 11-13-2012
We report in on our first week of Wii U ownership with a scathing treatise on the music of New Super Mario Bros. U, plus we share our latest thoughts on Halo 4, Black Ops II, Curiosity's life-changing secret, and the sexual enigma that is Michael Keaton.
Nov 13, 2012
Giant Bombcast 11-06-2012
Ryan and Patrick throw down the Assassin's Creed gauntlet with Brad, Vinny learns the hard way about infant incompatibility with Daylight Savings, Jeff plays a bunch of Halo 4, and more!
Nov 06, 2012
Giant Bombcast 10-30-2012
We talk Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Assassin's Creed III, The Walking Dead, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Zynga layoffs, and the current state of ethics in game journalism.
Oct 31, 2012
Giant Bombcast 10-23-2012
When they're not still going on and on about XCOM, the guys manage to squeeze in some talk about Dance Central 3, Skylanders: Giants, Doom 3 BFG, The Walking Dead, the horrors of Kinect, and more!
Oct 23, 2012
Giant Bombcast 10-16-2012
With Ryan out of commission, Jeff takes the helm to discuss Brad's Mass Effect 3 deadline, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Dishonored, Forza Horizon, expired soda, Dance Central 3, couch treasure hunting, Jeff's Internet woes, Halo 4 leaks, and more!
Oct 17, 2012
Giant Bombcast 10-09-2012
Vinny returns to regale us with the pleasures of air-travel with a six-month old, Brad returns to Albion in Fable: The Journey, Jeff plots out his raid on Tokyo, Patrick chooses his own adventure in Dishonored, and Ryan gets overwhelmed by the alien scour
Oct 10, 2012
Giant Bombcast 10-02-2012
We download our collective consciousness into Cybertown to air our grievances with Resident Evil 6 and NiGHTS, while also spending an inordinate amount of time discussing the TurboGrafx-16, the Ataris Lynx and Jaguar, Merlin Racing for the Nuon, Elexis Si
Oct 03, 2012
Giant Bombcast 09-24-2012
We talk Halo 4, Hell Yeah, Borderlands 2, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, Sleeping Dogs, Dead or Alive 5, FTL, Torchlight II, Tokyo Jungle, Far Cry 3, and more!
Sep 26, 2012
Giant Bombcast 09-18-2012
The Giant Bombcast: your home for classic bing bong, Borderlands 2, Torchlight II, Oregon Trail in Space, franchise maths, Wii U, BioWare, and more!
Sep 19, 2012
Giant Bombcast 09-11-2012
Sep 12, 2012
Giant Bombcast 09-04-2012
With PAX Prime 2012 now in our rearview, we try to retrace our steps to figure out where it all went so horribly awesome.
Sep 05, 2012
Giant Bombcast 08-28-2012
We prep for PAX with yelling lessons from Sam Kinison, waterbeds, new cars, Rock Band Blitz, Darksiders, Dick's, Guild Wars 2, Nolan North's upcoming Burn Notice spin-off, Nintendo Power, Masocore Mario, and much more!
Aug 28, 2012
Giant Bombcast 08-21-2012
With Patrick Klepek fresh from his Hawaiian honeymoon we discuss superior BBS software, Sleepy Dawgz, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Pitfall!, Windows 8, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, Assassin's Creed III, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, OnLive, and more!
Aug 22, 2012
Giant Bombcast 08-14-2012
Brad Shoemaker returns to the fold and we're joined by Will Smith from for the latest on Mars, TechNeck, Windows 8, MakerBot, dodgy pronunciations, Darksiders, New Super Mario Bros. 2, LaserDiscs, Pokémon, After Earth, and more on this week’
Aug 14, 2012
Giant Bombcast 08-07-2012
This week we do battle with dodgy technology to bring you "Brad Shoemaker", the triumphant return and immediate retirement of Energy Drink Taste Tests, Iron Brigade for PC, the future of Persona, life after Mass Effect 3, and more! #crackinwise
Aug 07, 2012
Giant Bombcast 07-31-2012
We discuss the 3DS XL, grinding coins in New Super Mario Bros. 2, Dumbo rides, California Extreme, Snoop Lion, the drunken value of half a hot dog, and more!
Aug 01, 2012
Giant Bombcast 07-24-2012
It's our 300th podcast! To celebrate this most momentous occasion, we talk about…video games. And other nonsense. You won't want to miss it!
Jul 25, 2012
Giant Bombcast 07-17-2012
We prepare for the end-days with Jim-Bakker-endorsed food buckets, ham radios, suburban crime, chemtrails, hummingbird masks, modem sounds, the Gizmondo, cable TV, the Commodore 128, CPS2 games, Dyad, Olympic sex, and more!
Jul 17, 2012
Giant Bombcast 07-10-2012
Let's get a little buzzer going up in here as Drew Scanlon joins us to talk numbers stations, the proper way to operate a HAM radio, The Secret World, Downloads of a Nintendo persuasion, and how to figure out if the computer that's recording your podcast
Jul 11, 2012
Giant Bombcast 07-03-2012
We prepare for the Molotov cocktail of American holidays with fireworks fantasies, Cisco on Cisco on Sisqó, the unexpected legacy of Spec Ops: The Line, One Winged Angel vs. Freebird, the end of Radical, the state of Sega, launch-day server woes, and mor
Jul 04, 2012
Giant Bombcast 06-26-2012
It's like a bucket of confetti for your ears as we talk zombies, Globetrotters, Law & Order, LEGO Batman 2, Quantum Conundrum, Phantasy Star Online 2, The Amazing Spider-Man, Spec Ops: The Line, beer delivery technology, Spencer's Gifts, and more!
Jun 27, 2012
Giant Bombcast 06-19-2012
We talk Microsoft Surface, fresh Wii U hands-on impressions, the Diablo III real money auction house, the ideal ratio of alcohol to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, the categorical failures of Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, and, of course, our inevitable guest a
Jun 20, 2012
Giant Bombcast 06-12-2012
With E3 2012 mostly behind us, and our bodies brimming with coconut water and Portillo's, we step up to the plate with a Japanese curveball of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, car adventures, Jason Rubin, Tomb Raider, and more.
Jun 13, 2012
Giant Bombcast E3 2012 Day Three
We close out the show with IGN's Greg Miller, 343 Industries' Frank O'Connor, Josh Holmes, and David Ellis, Hello Games, Eric Pope, Alex Rigopulos, and John Drake from Harmonix, Justin McElroy and Russ Frushtick from Polygon, and, of course, MAGIC.
Jun 09, 2012
Giant Bombcast E3 2012 Day Two
We're joined by Geoff Keighley, Ed Boon, Rich Gallup, Rocco from Mega64, Iron Galaxy's Dave Lang, Sony Computer Entertainment's Adam Boyes, Disney Interactive's John Vignocchi, Stephen Totilo, DrinkBox Studios, Alphonso, and, of course, Hawkman.
Jun 07, 2012
Giant Bombcast E3 2012 Day One
We end our first day on the show floor with Jake Solomon and Garth DeAngelis from Firaxis, Mikey Neumann from Gearbox, Cowboy from Naughty Dog, Chris Tilton, Cards Against Humanity's Max Temkin, Will Smith and Norm Chan, and David Jaffe!
Jun 06, 2012
Giant Bombcast Pre-E3 2012: The Sealed Envelope
We send a message to the future with our (now hilariously out-of-date) pre-show predictions, as well as the last of Jeff's Judges' Week secrets.
Jun 05, 2012
Giant Bombcast E3 2012 Day Zero
We burn the midnight oil wrapping up the day's press conferences with Jeff Green, Brad Muir, Michael Pachter, Ben Gilbert, and Alexander Sliwinsky.
Jun 05, 2012
Giant Bombcast Pre-E3 2012 With Paul Barnett
BioWare's Paul Barnett is a regular fixture of Giant Bomb's E3 coverage. Apparently Paul has more important things to do this year, so we check in with him before we take off for the big show.
Jun 01, 2012
Giant Bombcast 05-29-2012
We spend even more time talking Diablo III while also finding the time to discuss drinking and old age, getting your car towed, home owners associates, Hitman, Way of the Warrior 2, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, the 38 Studios aftermath, Ecto Cooler, and Who
May 30, 2012
Giant Bombcast 05-22-2012
We’ve got spit-roasting pigs with Peter Dinklage, long babies, the finer points of eating your friend’s leg, The Last of Us, XCOM Enemy Unkown, Diablo III, Dragon’s Dogma, annular solar eclipses, BREAKING NEWS, the dire state of 38 Studios, and mor
May 22, 2012
Giant Bombcast 05-15-2012
It's the secret cow level of podcasts as we discuss Diablo III, Max Payne 3, game delays, the fate of 38 Studios, and more!
May 16, 2012
Giant Bombcast 05-08-2012
Unemployment enthusiast and master sleuth Adam Sessler joins us this week to talk GameSpot TV, Infinity Ward vs. Activision, arts vs. crafts,, The Money Machine, Minecraft, hot tubs, Thunderbird, and more!
May 08, 2012
Giant Bombcast Giant CODcast: Black Ops II
We interrogate Jeff about his recent visit to Treyarch and his first impressions of Call of Duty: Black Ops II.
May 02, 2012
Giant Bombcast 05-01-2012
Close the shades, lock the door, and enjoy this May Day Bombcast in private as we discuss The Walking Dead, Trials Evolution, Asura's Wrath, and more. Your pal Clippy, of course, just likes to watch.
May 01, 2012
Giant Bombcast 04-24-2012
Ryan's out and we have no idea how any of this works, but we still manage to get Johnny on the phone near the end. Oh, and we talk about Prey 2, God of War, Prototype 2, Bloodforge, and more Fez!
Apr 25, 2012
Giant Bombcast 04-17-2012
New father Vinny Caravella returns to the Giant Bombcast with champagne wishes and baby-deathwatch dreams! We also talk a whole lot about FEZ, Kickstarter, The Witcher 2, and more.
Apr 17, 2012
Giant Bombcast The Walking Dead
Ryan and Patrick are joined by Telltale's Richard Iggo and writer Gary Whitta to discuss The Walking Dead.
Apr 12, 2012
Giant Bombcast 04-10-2012
Still exhausted from PAX East 2012, our laconic commentators muster up all they've got to discuss Capcom's latest, the non-ironic appeal of Bud Light Lime, gong ownership, and more.
Apr 10, 2012
Giant Bombcast PAX East 2012
We make friends, enemies, and plenty of ska music during our Saturday night panel at the Penny Arcade Expo East 2012!
Apr 10, 2012
Giant Bombcast 04-03-2012
It's All-You-Can-Eat Soup, Salad, and Breadsticks night on the Giant Bombcast as special guest Giancarlo Varanini traces his storied career, Brad laments the Kinect Star Wars experience, Patrick and Ryan talk horror, and much more!
Apr 04, 2012
Giant Bombcast 03-27-2012
This week's discussions of Kid Icarus, Dragon's Lair, Operation Raccoon City, Guild Wars 2, Journey, Asura's Wrath, pizza tycoons, and Prey 2 will not leave you indifferent!
Mar 27, 2012
Giant Bombcast 03-20-2012
Coming to you, live, from Television City in Hollywood, it's The Giant Bombcast!!!
Mar 21, 2012
Giant Bombcast 03-13-2012
We celebrate Chili Day with loads of Mass Effect 3 talk, some Street Fighter X Tekken, thatgamecompany's Journey, and, of course, plenty of Pokémon poop-flinging tactics.
Mar 14, 2012
Giant Bombcast 03-06-2012
We burn the midnight oil with GDC 2012, Indie Game: The Movie, Mass Effect 3, Street Fighter X Tekken, I Am Alive, Steele Battalion: Heavy Armor, Fable: The Journey, Halo 4, Trials Evolution, Max Payne 3, and Assassin's Creed III.
Mar 07, 2012
Giant Bombcast Mass Effect 3 Edition
The Master of Mass Effect Casey Hudson stops by to give us the full briefing on Commander Shepard's final mission.
Mar 01, 2012
Giant Bombcast 02-28-2012
Giant Bomb's own Dave Snider joins us to talk mechs, head tracking, and fools going wild on livestreams.
Feb 29, 2012
Giant Bombcast 02-21-2012
Join us for some compelling post-Presidents-Day discussion of flight sticks, Dear Esther, Syndicate, Assassin's Creed III, Karateka, The Darkness vs. Alan Wake, Hoarders vs. Storage Wars, Laugh-In vs. Hee-Haw vs. You Can't Do That On Television, and more!
Feb 22, 2012
Giant Bombcast 02-14-2012
Join us for a laid-back vibe session with Valentine's Day stab wounds, The Darkness II, virtual pinball wish lists, the highs and lows of the Vita launch, Blizzard vs. Valve, and that whole, crazy-ass Double Fine/Kickstarter thing.
Feb 14, 2012
Giant Bombcast 02-07-2012
We deliver insightful coverage of Jedi ghosts, in-depth Super Bowl commercial analysis, the superiority of off-brand Zelda, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, good stupid vs. bad stupid in Resident Evil, Final Fantasy naming conventions, and more!
Feb 07, 2012
Giant Bombcast 01-31-2012
Ranger Rick's Tumblr, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, close encounters with Dan Aykroyd, Soul Calibur V, Final Fantasy XIII-2, Resident Evil: Revelations, Jeff's space-garbage-and-murder-slingshot election ticket...yeah. It's a weird week.
Jan 31, 2012