Sit back and come to a better understanding about existence, ownership over your identity, and cats.
Alex breaks in some new equipment by throwing himself at the RNG gods yet again, and we learn yet again that when you live by the whammy, you die by the whammy.
Let's look at these new old games!
FINALLY graphics for video games on the PlayStation 5!
Alex introduces us to Fights in Tight Spaces, we visit The Room 4, and Bakalar is getting busy in Teardown. We've also got this week's news and even news we'll have to get to next week! Join us!
The sins are still there and they may be old but they look pretty dang good on the PC.
The Phantom Thieves have recruited Alex and Jan for the heist of the CENTURY!
Valheim appears to be overtaking the office this week, with a detour into the good and bad of old games with Blizzard Arcade Collection and Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection. Plus: the future of PSVR, the Vampire: Bloodlines 2 shakeup, all the Blizzcon and Ninten...
It's Episode 300! So much has changed and so much is still the same. Is it still the best time to be playing games? Probably. How about games like Persona 5 Strikers? Bowser's Fury? Valheim? We've also got a summary of that Nintendo Direct, your emails, and mu...
I just wanted to try and pet a space goat.
It feels like it's been forever since we had a Direct to talk over! We've got new Splatoon, new musous, and...Skyward Sword?
Brad and Jan are a couple of cool cats facing an inky kaiju!
What's up with Bowser's Fury and Valheim? Why would anyone try to resurrect Six Days in Fallujah? Has it really been 20 years since that Zero Wing proto-meme? How much spaghetti COULD you fit into one backpack? These questions and more, answered on this week's...
Step on me, farmer.
Rorie and Jason bark at the moon and get serious about protecting the Earth.
Jeff Gerstmann enjoys some "Super Mario Bros. Special" for the "PC-88." Why does this keep happening????
Brad and Jason want pizza for lunch or else things are going to get spooky real quick.
Are drums romantic? Maybe not. Are drums erotic? Absolutely.
The old Destiny 2 Season is dead. Long live the new Destiny 2 Season! Interested in Person 5 Strikers? Did you know Dragon Quest Builders 2 is pretty good? Thoughts on the new Sonic movie? It's all here.
It's time to J-J-J-J-J-JAM!
You won't even have time to think about the ramifications of stripping planets bare as you unlock that sweet next technology!
Jeff and Alex and car crashes and Lucid Games' new PlayStation 5 game and DP.
Find out how ninjas get into their robot suits with Jason and Jan.
This week: the (digital) future of E3, PS5 sales and shortages, the Gearbox buyout, the ultimate fate of Anthem, the GoldenEye XBLA leak, Little Nightmares 2, The Medium, Destruction AllStars, Control Ultimate Edition, Ys IX, Danny's Irish favs, underwater piz...
Two worlds collide as CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins Alex to see check out Bloober Team's latest offering. NOTE: There's an edit around the 14 minute mark due to a capture issue.
After a month away, Alex returns to the kit to obliterate a new batch of songs and also your ear drums (please turn down the volume if this actually happens).
We dig ourselves out of the snow to talk about digging ourselves out of the snow. We also talk about The Medium, Hitman 3, and some good old Destiny 2! Got some buying regrets? We do. Join us!
I am on a quest for breakfast and to become King of Games!
This week: a little time with the just-released Destruction AllStars, next-gen Control, the inventiveness of Hitman 3, cyber-ninjas in Cyber Shadow, the Stadia first-party shutdown, the Nemesis system patent, a #Skate4 studio, lewd Keanu Reeves mods, Kiefer Su...
Some wizards just want to watch the caves burn.
It's Kaldheim day!
People are selling, people are buying, people are building Dyson Spheres. It's wild times and we're here to walk down this road together with you. Join us, won't you?
It's time to get busy assassinating or get busy dancing... or maybe both? Just don't get caught doing one of them.
The white smoke of GOTY has cleared, and what better way to truly kick off 2021 than with Hitman 3--and Danny O'Dwyer! Also: Frog Fractions, the Blizzard/Vicarious Visions merger, a KOTOR reboot, the Xbox Live pricing snafu, one very tall vampire lady, and hal...
Did you know that animal characters in Disney shows who can walk and talk are referred to as funny animals?
On our fifth and final GOTY show, we'll pay tribute to the games that didn't quite make it as finalists for our best games of the year, and then finally determine the 10 games that rise above the rest.
The fourth day of our GOTY deliberations will run down the best and worst of 2020, with awards for the Best Moment or Sequence, and Most Distressing Game.
Join the whole crew as we submit our personal top ten games into the site's Game of the Year machinery!
Y'all like playing video games? We do. That's why we're spending day three awarding the Best Game Feel. Then, time for Party of the Year!
Warm up your hi-fi, it's time for everyone's favorite listening party as we determine the winners for Best Music (and Best Multiplayer).
This time we're doing it live! Our annual GOTY feature kicks off as we hash out the awards for Best-Looking Game and Best... Dad.
As we near our Game of the Year talks we've got some more thoughts on games like Ghost of Tsushima, 13 Sentinels, and Assassin's Creed Valhalla. We've also got our CES news with Jeff Bakalar, more movie talk, and emails!
Let's try some Spelunky with members of the broader Giant Bomb community.
Let's have some good ol' bfast all over the world!
We like Rogue-likes but do we like Rogue? Like this video and find out!
Ben gets hit in the head with a golf ball and wakes up in bed with Suzanne Pleshette on tonight's very special Giant Bombshow Afterparty!
With Game of the Year rapidly approaching, we're doing some last-minute cramming with Final Fantasy VII Remake, Yakuza, Ori and more, plus trying out the Monster Hunter Rise demo, spitballing ideas for Bethesda's newly announced Indiana Jones game, laughing at...
We came back from our break excited to have a normal podcast talking about some games, pinball, and old movies. We get there.
New year, new Bombcast! We're back to talk Yakuza, Ghost of Tsushima Legends, Super Meat Boy Forever, the Fortnite shopping mall, the curious case of the Zelda Miis, running guns in Japan, and our annual attempt to answer the question: what is Star Citizen?
Let's toss a lit match on the last hours of 2020 and drum our way into a (hopefully) better year.
Somehow we've made it to the end of 2020, and for our last episode of the year, we talk over our to-play lists for the holiday break, take a gander at the release list as it stands for 2021, fantasy book some chess sets, and take a whole bunch of your emails a...
Congratulations, you have made it to the end of 2020. Reward yourself with the Best Of the “Best Of”s from 2020.
We're nearing the end of the year and ready to head out for a bit of a break. Join us as we talk about Rubik's Cube, Spiritfarer, and mail boxes. We've also got a bit of the news and your emails! Thanks for listening.
Our own little drummer boy knocks out a few Christmas "classics" before we disappear into the holiday break.
Are you ready to hear a man's train of thought derail four times a minute?
We're here with the last LIVE episode of the Giant Bombcast in 2020! We're here to talk about Monster Sanctuary, World of Warcraft, the continuing situation around Cyberpunk 2077, and early-access pizza!
Play us a theme you're the piano man / Play us a soundtrack tonight / Well we're all in the mood for a medley / And you've got us feelin' alright
It's time for another excavation into the world of Guitar Hero as we unearth rare songs left to decay in the ancient discs of Activision.
We're joined by Samantha Kalman as we briefly enter the world of Roblox, continue in the world of Cyberpunk, and return to the world of the mid to late 90s. What's your favorite Guns and Roses song?
The Internet's Abby Russell joins us to talk about how much chess she's been playing lately, plus the Cyberpunk release kerfuffle, all the big announcements out of the Game Awards, the proper definition of rap movies, our love of video game typefaces, and a se...
Bowser’s reign of terror comes to an end.
Brad, Jeff, and Vinny are back in the world of Destiny to loot, shoot, and collect motes!
Go to hell with Brad and Ben as they make demons explode real good.
This week's show is all about the rock. More so than usual, I mean.
Ron Funches pops in to talk about Cyberpunk 2077, staying positive during stressful times, and when seasons actually begin and end. We've also got the news of the (video game) world and your emails! Join us!
Nothing better than bricks for breakfast! Here's the seed! (-4667050276210552254)
The future is here! Or at least Cyberpunk has finally arrived and we take an extensive look at both things cyber and punk.
Vinny "Cyber" Caravella joins us for a mammoth Cyberpunk 2077 discussion, then we get into some Metal Gear dream casting, more Immortals Fenyx Rising, more WWE on mobile, Nintendo's eShop data collection, Kratos in Fortnite, Billy Mitchell's latest dastardly t...
Jeff Gerstmann and Jeff Bakalar. The minds meet and discuss their time with Cyberpunk 2077. A rare video, this.
Behold as the worlds of zombies and infrastructure collide and mesh in some unexpected new ways!
After a couple of weeks away, Alex returns to the kit to continue our musical journey through the Rock Band library.
Ben and Jan join Jeff Gerstmann as he dives into the Xbox Series X version of Ubisoft's latest Greek mythology simulator.
Building bridges with the Walking Dead, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and documentaries on Midway! PLUS, do you fold your underwear? Big questions this show, so don't miss it.
As we enter 2020's final month, we double down on the year's remaining games like Immortals Fenyx Rising, Demon's Souls, Miles Morales, and Yakuza, plus Thanksgiving steaks, the whereabouts of Sam Worthington, and the questionably imminent opening of Super Nin...
Noted gamer Abby Russell has #schwepped us away over the years at Giant Bomb. Here is a few clips from her work here.
We're murdering moblins by the millions over here!
It's Abby's last official day on The Beastcast and we celebrate by talking about Miles Morales, water heaters, and sharing our favorite jokes. It's not goodbye, it's just see you later!
Ben, Jan, and a bird friend are ready to explore!
Join us as we wish Abby well using full sentences, one word, and eventually questionable hand gestures.
We're settling into the new post-console-launch normal with more time on the PS5 and XSX and their games, the closing chapters of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, the million-moblin action of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, Kingdom Hearts except a rhythm game, Street ...
Elsa and Abby are in love and this is canon.
Jan and Ben jam out to some tunes and find out not even a Kingdom Hearts rhythm game can be "Simple and Clean"!
Soul of the load times, key to life's ether. Soul of the lighting, withdrawn from its vessel.
Ride along with Jeff and Abby as things start heating up in this cold war.
There's Crash, Fuser, Astro's Playroom, The Sims, Miles Morales, Black Ops, and more! So many games to get to, not a whole ton of news, and of course, your emails!
It IS about time! We jump back into the packed world of Crash to see what we've been missing.
How has there been 200 episodes of this thing and not one of them included Bugdom before?
The consoles are out, the loading times are short, the games are plenty, and we dive right in with Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Demon's Souls, COD: Black Ops Cold War, more of our thoughts on using the PS5 and Series X and a variety of next-gen upgrades, a bunch of ...
New state dropped, so let's explore the high roads and wide loads of Colorado while experiencing the finest Russian bops internet radio can provide.
DJ Janman and Sir Vin-a-Lot embark on a virtual musical journey in Fuser!
THE NEXT GENERATION IS HERE, so we put Rock Band through its paces and see what random musical nightmares this big honking new Xbox can conjure.
Bugsnax! Assassin's Creed Valhalla! Crash Bandicoot 4! These are all video games and we're here to talk about them. Also, new consoles are arriving in the hands of the public! What a season!
The games and the gang are all here. Let's travel into the future together!
Let's check out that new Xbox and all those new and upgraded games now that everything is on shelves.
What happens if you completely change the combat of a series but keep in the grown men roleplaying as babies? The answer may shock you!
The next generation is (mostly) here, so we finally dig deep into what is and isn't ready to go on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, plus hands-on with Bugsnax and Fuser, thoughts on the future of Mass Effect, a bunch of your next-gen questions answered, an...
Sometimes, to make a heist omelet you've got to crash heavy machinery through your ceiling.
The first part of this video is very early game to avoid spoilers but towards the end we skip to a late game save to show off a bit more. Bunger.
THE GIANT BOMB GYM IS BACK OPEN FOR CHARITY!
We have assembled a massive crew to travel through space and accuse each other of lying and murder, all for charity! Thanks to our guests: Austin Walker, Tamoor Hussain, Lucy James, and Mary Kish!