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June 4, 2020
The Beastcast crew is here to share our support, our thoughts on what we're playing, and to talk about... Fog Gaming? We also would like to introduce you to the Game Gear Micro. It's extremely small.
May 28, 2020
Ron Funches joins us to talk about Game of the Year 2019, why we should all be listening to records, and more! We've also got the news, your emails, and even a correction! Blast off!
May 22, 2020
We're back and ready to dive into the world of digital entertainment and maybe even a little non-digital entertainment. We've also got a lot of childhood feelings to dig up and air out, as well as figuring out why all of our technology is haunted. Join us
May 14, 2020
We travel to the past to bring some old games to the present but also travel to the future to look at what games could look like the new Unreal Engine. We're all over this time thing!
May 8, 2020
Let's talk about sitting and our chairs for a bit. Great, now let's talk about Microsoft's latest Xbox Series X "gameplay" reveals. Also, what if we talked about our hair, and starting a podcast, and maybe even a few more video games? Sounds good.
May 1, 2020
What's the difference between dogs and cats? How is Gears Tactics? Chimera Squad? SnowRunner? Predator: Hunting Grounds? Well, we've got opinions on all these hot topics and more!
April 23, 2020
Come join us as we finally get into this Final Fantasy business, discover the darker side of Animal Crossing, and get the pulse of what is going on in commercial emulator hardware. We've also go the new, your emails, and more!
April 17, 2020
We're back at it and this time we've got the inside scoop on this Cooking Mama drama! We also get to chatting about Old Word, a bit more Animal Crossing, and whether the first Ninja Turtles' movie is actually good. Don't forget to brush!
April 9, 2020
It's time to get some real Animal Crossing thoughts in here! Really dissect this thing. Also, let's talk about this PS5 controller, because that's very new. Let's not forget about the pinball, emails, and antics!
April 3, 2020
We're back and live once again with the kind of in-depth discussion of Animal Crossing, DOOM,and GTFO not found anywhere else. Interpret that as you will. We've also got your questions, the news, and more!
March 26, 2020
We're back and this time we've got some Doom and Animal Crossing to talk about! We also get some surprise visits, the week's news, and your emails. All from the comfort of our very own homes. Thanks technology.
March 19, 2020
We're home and ready to go live! That's right, live! We've got some Doom Eternal, Exit the Gungeon, and of course some Sony PlayStation 5 talk.
March 13, 2020
We're joined by Brad and Jeff Gerstmann as this podcast enters its first week of mandatory work from home status! Join us as we talk about E3 cancellations, pinball, new video games, old video games... collecting video games. We've got a lot to discuss!
March 6, 2020
It's the end of GameSpot's Mike Mahardy's time in the office and he's got some things to say... about the Division 2! Also, we've got some Corruption 2029 talk, misunderstandings, and the state of the world!
February 28, 2020
A smaller more intimate podcast is perfect to talk about an early look at Balder's Gate III, Jeff Bakalar's time on the ski lift, and our first cars. The only thing we don't talk about is Mike Mahardy's baby voice, please for the love of god don't bring u
February 21, 2020
Sonic the Hedgehog is finally out in theaters and Alex has the hot scoop! Listen in as we discuss movies, Sony at PAX, No Man's Sky's wet ships, and oh so much more. But that's not all! We also discuss Call of Duty, Stadia, HQ Trivia, and Dreams.
February 14, 2020
Happy Valentines Day! Snuggle up with a loved one or just love yourself by listening to your favorite gaming personalities as they talk about Call of Duty updates, Mars Rovers, Dreams, and the differences between alligators and crocodiles. Love is in the
February 7, 2020
Mike Mahardy joins the GBE Crew as Jeff is still away in sunny Florida. The crew talked about the conclusion of XCOM 2, Not For Broadcast, Jorry, Wide Ocean Big Jacket, and Zombie Army 4. They also discuss which Nancy Drew-like games are the best as well
January 31, 2020
It's not every day that there's a Giant Beastcast to listen to! But it is every Friday and today is that Friday!! Listen in as we discuss more XCOM 2, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Kentucky Route Zero, Coffee Talk, and oh so much more! And there may or ma
January 24, 2020
It's a very special day! Beastcast Day!! Listen up on a hot fresh episode all about Kentucky Route Zero, DOOM, and The Sims 4 Tiny Living. We also discuss Half Life Alyx, the back of the new Xbox, and Werner Herzog.
January 17, 2020
Jeff is back from CES and oh boy does he have a lot to say about it! Listen to conversations about hockey, the latest in tech news, and prototype meat. Also, we discuss games like Xcom 2, Luigi's Mansion, and The White Door. Lastly, E3! Is it a thing anym
January 10, 2020
We continue our journey into 2020 with games from the past. While Bakalar scours CES we talk about things like Skyrim, XCOM 2, and Halo: Reach. We also get to the news, things to chew on, and even some good old roller rink talk.
January 3, 2020
It's a New Year and a new host! Listen in as Dan takes the reins to talk about Luigi's Mansion 3, Wattam, Phoenix Point, Satisfactory, WWE 2k20, and dead fish.
December 27, 2019
Austin Walker joins us once again for some theatre of the mind as we weave a tale of trains, missing people, and government conspiracies.
December 20, 2019
Bundle up, get cozy, and pour yourself a nice hot cup of the Beastcast! The full crew is here and excited to talk about the Xbox Series X, Wattam, Death By Daylight, and why the Discman was stupid.
December 13, 2019
We're back in NY to talk about a few games but mostly about life, Wheel of Fortune, and some movie stuff... you know. December things. There's also a bunch of Sony news, Bioshock news, and even more Valve news. And don't forget those emails!
December 6, 2019
It's time for listener mail! We're tucked away in San Francisco deliberating important things that pertain to video games but we're still here to answer your questions.
November 29, 2019
As many folks gear up for the holidays, Abby, Alex, and Vinny share a cozy podcasting room to talk about this season's hottest games like Slay the Spire, Jedi: Fallen Order, the state of Rock Band on the Xbox, and buying rolls from bodegas.
November 22, 2019
Comedian and extremely gracious guest Ron Funches joins us to talk about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Stadia, and the return of Half-Life! We also test Dan on his Mario franchise/series knowledge and the results may shock you!
November 15, 2019
This week we borrow Mike for his impression's on Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, we've got some thoughts on Kingdom Hearts 3, and we also discuss the benefits of a personal office versus a personal bathroom. Oh and that new Sonic looks ok, right?
November 8, 2019
Now that the Death Stranding is out, we don't have to talk about it anymore! Instead, listen as we discuss Luigi's Mansion 3, Overwatch 2, Outer Worlds, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Mario and Sonic at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Google's Stadia, and so much
November 1, 2019
The gang's all here! And boy do we have some games to discuss! Including Ring Fit Adventure, Disco Elysium, Outer Worlds, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and. . . oh yeah! Death Stranding! (The Death Stranding talk ends around the 56 minute mark.)
October 25, 2019
Buckle up because fall is here whether you like it or not! Listen as we discuss Outer Worlds, WWE 2k20, Untitled Goose Game, Valfaris, PGA Pro Bowling, and the REAL reason GameSpot's Mike Mahardy hates dolphins.
October 18, 2019
WOWEEE! This is a very fun episode full of very fun people! Join Abby, Jeff Bakalar, Mike Mahardy, and Dan Ryckert as they discuss Doraemon, Disco Elysium, Siege, and nothing else whatsoever.
October 11, 2019
A chill is in the air! It could be the time of year, but it’s probably Jeff’s haunted pinball machine. Video games are also happening, so we talk about John Wick Hex, Deliver Us the Moon, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, and more details about the PlayStation
October 4, 2019
Internet sensation Drew Scanlon joins us to talk about being on REAL TV, a bunch of video games, and your up-to-the-minute questions! It's a show for the ages!
September 27, 2019
Abby, Mike, Dan, and Alex sit down to talk about the bet in gaming news like sloths in Peru, the NYC judicial system, and awkward greetings. They also discuss Overland, Link's Awakening, Borderlands 3, and the new tiny tiny Switch.
September 20, 2019
We've got our updated thoughts on Control, Greedfall, and Gears 5. We've got new thoughts on Link's Awakening, Borderlands 3, and Call of Duty. Come for the games but stay for the celebrity impressions!
September 13, 2019
40 minutes of Death Stranding and I'm still not exactly sure what is going on, Nintendo wants us to join these totally normal humans in their exercise game, and we've got our tech guy here to tell you all about Apple. It's an action packed show full of ac
September 6, 2019
We've got so much to get through this week we've invited Austin Walker to help us out. Big news out of Nintendo, industry happenings, and of course all those games. Join us!
August 30, 2019
Big episode with some big games like Control, Man of Medan, Remnant, Astral Chain, and Heave Ho! Also, Mike Mahardy is willing to fight any animal who crosses his path.
August 23, 2019
We've got so many games... that we can talk about next week. But this isn't next week, it's this week, so let's talk about Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, Yakuza, and a bunch of Gamescom announcements. You're not in Kansas anymore!
August 16, 2019
Everyone is back in the office and that means it's time to talk about Dracula. We've also get to talk about a new scary game, a new strategy game, and a new pinball game!
August 9, 2019
Buckle up for a WILD ride! The crew talk the problems with Madden, the good things with Fire Emblem, and whatever game Jeff is not playing. We also discuss TV detectives, plot twists, and the difficulties of cooking chicken.
August 2, 2019
Bakalar is out on his not-so-secret assignment leaving the rest us to talk about things like Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Madden NFL 20, and The Outer Worlds. We've got some updated thoughts on tipping, E. Honda, and bed pies.
July 26, 2019
We've got impressions of Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Automachef, and some classics that just never get old talking about. We've also got your questions and hockey enthusiast Jeff Bakalar talks baseball?! What?!
July 19, 2019
It's time to talk about video games and pinball. And food and comic books. The things that really matter. Conversation starters, that's us. Also we've got some news, but really, I'm clearly here for the insightful burrito talk.
July 12, 2019
It's time to talk about that new Switch! Also, GameSpot's Mike Mahardy returns from Canada and Alex has some words for him. Annnnd... we've got updates on The Sinking City, Sea of Solitude, and more!
July 5, 2019
Special guest Mike Mahardy joins a holiday GB crew as they discuss Mario Maker 2, the state of Siege, They Are Billions, and all the things you should and should not do at a urinal. Play this as you set off your fireworks!
June 28, 2019
The full crew is back and some of us are feeling testy! Get ready for an exciting episode where we talk about Mario Maker 2, Sims 4 Island Living, They Are Billions, Cadence of Hyrule, and oh so much more!
June 21, 2019
We're back from E3! Well, most of us. We've got some thoughts on the show, some thoughts on games we've playing since, and some thoughts on the best diner foods. Spoilers: It's always the Lumberjack Breakfast.
June 14, 2019
It's E3 so we have a cavalcade of guests new and old! But the Beastcast isn't the same without CNET's own, Jeff Bakalar, so stay tuned for his own little segment at the end.
June 7, 2019
E3's on its way but the full crew is still here and ready to talk about Outer Wilds, Void Bastards, Pathologic 2, and Google Stadia. We also talk about basketball, impressions, and more E3. We're E3 crazed!
May 31, 2019
The crew's all here after their long weekend and they're ready to discuss everything: from Death Stranding, to scented candles, to googling KIDS! We've got it all!
May 24, 2019
It's almost Memorial Day and you know what that means; it's almost time for E3! We discuss Team Sonic Racing, American Fugitive, Rise of Industry, George R.R. Martin, and rogue hockey players. Listen during your BBQ!
May 17, 2019
Video games about raging, rats, and... um...robservations? Abby has exclusive ocular news, Dan reveals his personal recommendation engine, and everyone is wrong about proper bowl and plate use. Join us!
May 10, 2019
Today is a very special day and not JUST because it's Vinny's birthday. . . it's also The Giant Beastcast Day! Lucky you! Listen in as we discuss the Division 2 late-game, Astrologaster, a John Wick game, Dear Evan Hansen, and so much more!
May 3, 2019
Things are moving so fast! I think our Sonic news is already outdated, Twitter has probably exploded again, and we probably know how Chewbacca poops. These video games!
April 26, 2019
Austin Walker joins us to talk about Days Gone, book-to-game recommendations, and the current state of video game development. We've also got woodworking tips, best console upgrades, and dial-up dilemmas.
April 19, 2019
We're here and we're talking the three B's of gaming: Books, Bread, and the Blaystation 5. We also discuss Dreams, Ghost Giant, Mortal Kombat 11, and so much more!
April 12, 2019
The seasons are changing and the Beastcrew is here to talk flowers, sunshine, and pollination. JUST KIDDING! We're talkin' games, baby! Specifically Falcon Age, Division 2, Risk of Rain 2, and Satisfactory.
April 5, 2019
Gentleman Jack Gallagher comes by to finally put an end to this bathroom line cutting nonsense. We also talk about Satisfactory, Sekiro, and Yoshi's Crafted World.
March 29, 2019
Jeff Gerstmann joins us to talk all things Nintendo, some things Sony, and few things Sekiro. How many Zeldas is the right amount? What is the future of the video game industry? Which episode was really 200? Find out!
March 22, 2019
Vinny is out celebrating the 200th episode while the rest of the crew talks BaBa Is You, Devil May Cry V, and Cuphead on Switch. Thanks for sticking with us all these episodes, and we're sorry about all of the Stadia puns!
March 15, 2019
It's back to basics as the original Giant Beastcast crew reunites to talk about life, the video games, hockey, and Transformers. You know, the good stuff.
March 8, 2019
Days Gone and Devil May Cry 5! Early impressions are here. We've got them. Labo VR? Sure. More Anthem issues? Sure. E3 2019? Mayyyyyybe? Holes? Yes. We've also got'em. Plus your emails!
March 1, 2019
Video games! You know I love them. We talk about impressions of Judgment, Stellaris on consoles, Trials Rising, and Abby's obsession with Stardew Valley. Also, there's that news and even Pokemon!
February 22, 2019
Reggie has a message for everyone, and it's not what you think! Or... I guess it probably is since you know it already. Also, we talk about Anthem, continuing RE2, Dirt Rally 2.0, and we definitely don't give our impressions of Trials Rising.
February 15, 2019
Love is in the air! The full crew is here and everyone is enjoying their post-Valentines Day bliss! Listen in as they discuss Far Cry New Dawn, Metro Exodus, more Apex Legends, Mario 3D World, and of course which candy is good and which candy is not good.
February 8, 2019
Great games are being made and remade. What a time. The greatest time, in fact. The entire crew is here for some Apex and Resident Evil updates, a strong smattering of news stories, and of course... your emails!
February 1, 2019
The world is changing. Things we assumed would always be there are just vanishing. Platforms, preorders, rights to repair, triangles... Find out what you can do to make it through these troubling times, and also what we'd each name our restaurants!
January 25, 2019
It's hot in our studio, but Nintendo puts a bit of a chill in the air. Also, it sounds like that Resident Evil 2 remake is very good? There is also news of the world, your emails, and hockey talk!
January 18, 2019
The whole family is back together, again! This time it's old people yelling about their phones, sexual magic, and how cool their old toys were. It's always nice when we get together like this. Ask Jeff about his coat.
January 11, 2019
What a program folks! We've got the sights AND the sounds. Erica and Lena join us to talk about creating art for The Shrouded Isle and the music for Celeste. We also dive in into the puzzling nature of Destiny 2, the news, and your emails.
January 4, 2019
We're back and ready to get things going for the new year. Is 2019 more science fiction sounding than 2020? Maybe? Are hornets the same as wasps? Possibly. Do we still have Simpsons references? Yes.
December 28, 2018
We gather together for another special holiday bonus episode! Thanks to our listeners for all the support this year and we'll return in 2019 with our regular Beastcasting antics. Hope you enjoy and here's to 2019!
December 21, 2018
Friend of the site and good dogs everywhere, Casey Malone, joins the full crew to talk the state of Red Dead online, Hades on the Epic Games Store (aka EGG), and Dusk. If you didn't know who Backpack Kid was going into this, you sure as hell will be even
December 14, 2018
We're all here! Well, not all of us but there's a ton of news! Well, some news... but actually there are a bunch of games! It's true! Here come the December video games.
December 7, 2018
We're all tucked away making Game of the Year content, but things are still happening and important discussions must be had. Mostly...
November 30, 2018
We're here beautiful San Francisco to talk about the unstoppable power of the Switch and also the death of the Switch. Also, more Obra Dinn, Fallout 76, and of course Red Dead 2 Online.
November 23, 2018
The full crew is BACK! Enjoy the full team as they discuss Return of the Obra Dinn, Battle Royale in Call of Duty, and the one and only Cliffy B. And after, take a break from your Black Friday shopping to further discuss the death of the Steam Link, our f
November 16, 2018
We've got breaking news about Sony that you probably already know but it's still fun! Also, breaking news about Red Dead 2 and Dan! Also, breaking news about Santa! You won't want to miss all these hot scoops!
November 9, 2018
Quiet Man, Hitman 2, and Lumines. All video games. We've also got cowboy and microwave stories for you life hackers, Blizzard stories, and the story of the White Castle Crystals. Find out more now!
November 2, 2018
When you're not watching our Extra Life streams, join the GBE crew as we talk more Red Dead Redemption 2, 2b in Soul Calibur 6, and how many speakers are required for Jeff Bakalar to be sufficiently impressed with your home audio setup.
October 26, 2018
It's gonna be a lot of Red Dead 2. Got some news, few other games here and there, but this week we spend a lot of time talking about that cowboy game.
October 19, 2018
We're all back and ready to go! Soulcalibur VI, Mega Man 11, Return of the Obra Dinn! Video Games! Also, we talk about the current news surrounding crunch and Rockstar, because also... Video Games! Join us for the good, the bad, the VIDEO GAMES!
October 12, 2018
Vinny's out sick which means that the crew is off their leash! Join us as we discuss Forza Horizon 4, WWE 2K19, and whether or not Central America is a continent. Please join us on this incredible journey.
October 5, 2018
The one and only Austin Walker rejoins the team to talk the original Red Dead Redemption, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, and Vinny's desire to be webbed in the face. Stick around as the team also discusses a myriad of video game movies and department head depa
September 28, 2018
We've got more spider news, but from unexpected places. You'll also get our impressions of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Life is Strange 2, and freakish hockey mascots.
September 21, 2018
"Cowboys, cowboys, cowboys!" That's what you'll say after listening to this week's Giant Beastcast! We are COWBOY CRAZED now that Red Dead Redemption 2 press previews are live. But don't worry, we still talk about everyone's favorite web-shooting hero as
September 14, 2018
We've finally all played some of that Spider-Man and Ben Pack is here to set us straight. Also, Alex and Jeff have sports games to talk about, there are some news bits, and there's some real confusion about icebergs.
September 7, 2018
Jeff Bakalar is coming in hot with thoughts on Spider-Man, Donut County, and the end of review scores! We've also got the news, emails, and a bit of the giggles.
August 31, 2018
Listen up! It's a three person crew which means a SMALLER, more INTIMATE, extremely PERSONALIZED pod just for you! And it's personalized because I KNOW that each and every one of you was begging for more Rainbow Six Siege coverage!!!!! We also talk Donut
August 24, 2018
Unavowed is still interesting! Dead Cells is still interesting! Siege is still interesting? Sure! We've got games, we've got not games, we've got game news, and we've got a jacket.
August 17, 2018
We've got some pointing, some clicking, some adventuring and a whole lot of interneting going on this week. There's also much ado about wrestling jackets, Fire Pro, and the delicious onion.
August 10, 2018
Mike Mahardy joins us to discuss Dead Cells, We Happy Few, and Madden NFL 19! There they are, there are the video games... just emerging from their slumber. We've also got the news, your emails, and much more!
August 3, 2018
We chat about No Man's Sky, a bit more Warhammer 40K, a touch of Assassin's Creed Origins, some of that XCOM, a little Overcooked! 2, and a heap of bull riding!
July 27, 2018
More from the Warhammer 40K universe, the No Man's Sky universe, and the universe of things Alex hates talking about (mostly bathrooms). We've also got the news, your emails, and some stellar pun work in this extraordinary episode.
July 20, 2018
We've got some updated impressions on Dreams and Spider-Man! Also, we explore some of the key differences between Gremlins and Gremlins 2, Abby's love of the Beach Boys, and more from the world of video games!
July 13, 2018
Buckle up because we have a lot to say... about video games, that is!! Listen is as we discuss classics like Money Puzzle Exchanger, Toad Treasure Tracker, and FIFA 18. Come for the video games, stay for the video games.
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