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May 27, 2020
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 19, 2020
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 12, 2020
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 5, 2020
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!
April 29, 2020
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
April 22, 2020
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.
April 15, 2020
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.
April 8, 2020
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!
March 31, 2020
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?
March 25, 2020
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?
March 18, 2020
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!
March 11, 2020
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.
March 3, 2020
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
February 25, 2020
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
February 18, 2020
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
February 12, 2020
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
February 4, 2020
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.
January 28, 2020
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.
January 22, 2020
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."
January 14, 2020
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!
January 8, 2020
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!
December 31, 2019
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!
December 27, 2019
The final day is here! Many games will enter, but only 10 can leave. Which one will reign supreme?
December 26, 2019
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!
December 25, 2019
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!
December 24, 2019
Our second day of discussions takes us deep into our list of 2019's most important games and the impressions they left on us.
December 23, 2019
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.
December 18, 2019
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!
December 18, 2019
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!
December 10, 2019
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.
December 3, 2019
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.
November 27, 2019
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.
November 19, 2019
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!
November 13, 2019
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
November 5, 2019
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,
October 30, 2019
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!
October 22, 2019
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?
October 15, 2019
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
October 8, 2019
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.
October 1, 2019
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.
September 24, 2019
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
September 17, 2019
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.
September 10, 2019
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.
September 3, 2019
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.
August 27, 2019
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.
August 20, 2019
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.
August 14, 2019
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
August 6, 2019
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.
July 30, 2019
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.
July 23, 2019
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.
July 16, 2019
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
July 9, 2019
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
July 2, 2019
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.
June 25, 2019
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.
June 18, 2019
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!
June 14, 2019
This is it folks, the final Nite of the show.
June 13, 2019
The mayhem continues on Nite 2 of E3.
June 11, 2019
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
June 4, 2019
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.
May 28, 2019
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 21, 2019
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 14, 2019
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 7, 2019
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!
April 30, 2019
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.
April 23, 2019
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.
April 16, 2019
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.
April 9, 2019
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.
April 2, 2019
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.
March 26, 2019
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".
March 19, 2019
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!
March 12, 2019
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.
March 6, 2019
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.
February 26, 2019
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.
February 19, 2019
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.
February 12, 2019
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.
February 5, 2019
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.
January 29, 2019
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.
January 22, 2019
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!
January 16, 2019
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!
January 8, 2019
The 2019 deluxe model of the Giant Bombcast includes power steering, personalized climate control, and eight cylinders of high-octane video game discussion.
January 1, 2019
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?
December 28, 2018
This is it, our discussions around Best Story, Best Ongoing Game, Best Looking, Most Disappointing, and our top 10 games of the year.
December 27, 2018
Our first day of awards includes Best Styyyyyyyle, Best Music, Best Debut, Hottest Mess, and Best Moment or Sequence.
December 26, 2018
Day three sees us rounding out 2018 with discussions of the year end's heavy hitters. On to the awards!
December 25, 2018
It's day two, and we're plowing through another huge chunk of 2018's most notable games on our way to the awards.
December 24, 2018
Our 2018 awards feature begins at the beginning, with a deep dive on the list of games that mattered to us this year.
December 18, 2018
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!
December 11, 2018
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."
December 4, 2018
Just Cause 4! Red Dead Online! The Epic store! Canvas bags! Ultraviolet poo! It's a Bombcast!
November 27, 2018
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!
November 20, 2018
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.
November 14, 2018
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).
November 6, 2018
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.
October 30, 2018
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.
October 23, 2018
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
October 21, 2018
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,
October 16, 2018
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!
October 9, 2018
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!
October 3, 2018
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
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