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
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
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.
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.
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!
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?
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?
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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
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,
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
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,
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!
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