Gerald. Betty. Please. Let's get a recap to figure out if this was a loop or not! If you missed it last week the SEASON 1 FINALE of Friday Night Forking is finally here. If you'd like to see more Forking, you can tune into The_Windbag here twitch.tv/the_windb...
We gathered together a little earlier in the week to discuss what truly makes us thankful. Things like Bee movies, secret handshakes, and YOUR voicemails. Call the Voicemail Dump Truck at (707)EXIT-FLU and you calls might wind up on-air!
If it hadn't been for Cotton-Eyed Joe we wouldn't have ever started this podcast. Oh my god there are so many Swedish fake country songs.
Jeff Grubb is joined by Jan today to look at PlayStation's continued issues with the Xbox-Activision deal, God of War Ragnarok DLC plans, Kid Icaus Uprising rumors, and more!
It turns out goats are capable of driving cars, grinding on powerlines, and transforming into other animals? Jeff Grubb and Jan Ochoa are on the case to become the best goats and are "joined" by another GOAT.
This week we've assembled the unholy trinity (with some special appearences) to discuss Jeff Bakalar's time at AEW Full Gear, Jan falling out of love with Pokemon, Atari 50 being a darkhorse for GOTY, and a roundup of video game news!
We're finally BACK with more Sekiro-Choa and this game wants me to do WHAT? Let's see if Jan gets stuck bashing his head against these sword dudes or if he summons his heretical strength and is triumphant. We also have a special guest appearence at the end!
Jeff Grubb is joined by Mike Minotti to break down Google's "Hug" money, Bob Iger and Disney, rounding up the rest of game news, and the Rock's Beef with a video game website?
The most elite squad has assembled to conduct ESPORTS as we tactically take on other squads in Call of Duty Warzone 2.0. No one is safe from the goo boys!
Grubb is joined by Tam to discuss Yuji Naka being arrested, PS5 scalpers, and more.
The Giant Bomb Pokemon gym is back in business as Professor Jan steps into the world of Pokemon Scarlet/Violet for the first time. We'll see wonderous sights like frames of animation, sandwhiches, and motorcycle dragons?
Our dear friend Evil Uno joins us as we dive through YOUR voicemails about Hall and Oates, gas station etiquette, and loofahs!
Why not add a fun shirt to the rules of Blight Club? Watch as Jeff Grubb gets us one step closer to Sonic kissing a lady as he endured Bubsy 3D.
Jeff Bakalar, King of the Elder Millennials, is here to fullfill his destiny and embrace the darkness.
Grubb is joined by Jan to discuss NetEase having beef, Saints Row dev merger, and more.
Collections of classic games are nothing new, but Digital Eclipse raises the bar with Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration. Dan and Grubb visit the museum and learn a thing or two!
Bakalar and Grubb sit down with the first few moments of Somerville, the debut game from Jumpship, a studio with the same DNA as LIMBO and INSIDE. Does Somerville capture the same magic as its spirirtual predecessors? It's going to take a mostly-deaf dog and a...
Bee bah pah bado bah, we're talking about Scatman John's full length album. Oh you didn't know he had an album? We didn't even know there were any other words besides skibby deeby dee.
Grubb is joined by Lucy to discuss Starfield delays, Birthdays, and more.
ON TODAY'S ARCADE PIT: Team Jammed Mary @Merrykish Nina @PersocomNina VS Team SO TASTY! Jason @unastrike Fred @sebmal
Our dear friend Michael Higham joins us as we talk about Somerville, Pentimate, the Game Awards nominees for 2022, and even more!
Jan takes Jeff on a tour of his little farm as we take a quick look at Harvestella, one of a million farming games coming out of Square Enix. Will this be enough to sway Jan away from a certain mouse farming game?
Jeff Grubb and Jan Ochoa visit ye olden times to read and make educated guesses about art, Latin, and crime?
Guys, please. One man's trash can be another man's book of ministers! Head to the dump and join The_Windbagg and company as we usher in another Friday night!
Grubb is joined by Patrick Klepek to discuss NPD numbers, PlayStation 5 Slim, and more.
Wait...is Bubsy starting to talk back to Grubb?
This vehicle makes frequent dumps, please stay at least 5 feet behind.
Grubb is joined by merritt k to discuss the Nintendo Indie World Showcase, Miyamoto on backwards compatibility, and more.
Jeff Grubb, Dan Ryckert, and Jess O'Brien are our in-house Sonic experts and they're shocked to find out that Sonic Frontiers is okay? Are we perhaps living through a Sonic renaissance?
The king of the Elder Millenials has returned to embrace the darkness and comfy casualwear around the house. Will this jellyfish defeat him or will the power of coziness keep him and company going?
Yabba Dabba California warn ya today on Albummer! We're talking about the second double album released by the Red Hot Chili Peppers THIS YEAR, "Return of the Dream Canteen."
Grubb is joined by Lucy to discuss the Take-Two CEO's take on Game Pass, Halo Infinite finally adding some features, and more.
Your gaming zads, Jeff Grubb and Jan Ochoa, check out gaming's angriest dad for the first time in God of War Ragnarok. We give our fresh first impressions as they happen!
BOY, we've recovered from Extra Life weekend and we're here to talk about games! Farming in Harvestella, Marvel Snap's new battle pass, arranging in Little to the Left, and of course God of War Raganarok and Sonic Frontiers impressions. We got today's round up...
Mario Party 1 and 2 just hit the Nintendo Switch and it was Extra Life weekend? Well, we're legally obligated to throw a party for the kids!
Namaste! Jess shows Jan the idyllic and not at all deeply wrong cult goings-on in The Chant. Shoes discouraged!
Grubb is joined by Jordan Middler to discuss Final Fantasy XVI, the PC market in Japan, and more.
Grubb is joined by Tam to discuss the TON of Hideo Kojima news, Ghost Trick, and more.
Dan and Grubb check out Bayonetta 3 and it's... a lot! Which is good!
Nothing bad can happen on a Friday night! But, maybe some love can happen in a double date and we can join the fork illuminati? If you want more forking, make sure to check out The Windbag on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/the_windbag
Feel free to dump all your C-Stands, questionable bumper stickers, and jeans on the truck! Call (707) EXIT-FLU to get your voicemail on the show!
Welcome to the Blight Club, where the crew has to suffer through some questionable games. The only way we can see Sonic kiss that lady and for Dan to finish playing through Sonic '06 is for Jeff Grubb to beat Bubsy 3D.
Grubb is joined by Jan to discuss the Square Enix NFT game, God of War graphics modes, and more.
Jeff Bakalar guides the boys to war, wine, and movies as they reach the end (?) of Eternal Darkness.
ON TODAY'S ARCADE PIT: Mike Minotti @tolkoto Grubb @Jeffgrubb VS Dan Ryckert @danryckert Matthew Gregg @maffewgregg
Jess and Jan check out a time-puzzle game that seems oddly familiar... and if you wanna check it out for cheap, head over to Fanatical and use our discount code: ENTROPYGB10
Today on Albummer! we're wrapping up Monthtobatallica or whatever with 2016's "Hardwired... To Self Destruct." Our guest is comedian Shane Torres came in with an open mind and left with a broken spirit!
Grubb is joined by Lucy to discuss PlayStation VR2, Sackboy on PC, and more.
Good bye spooky season and hello November! Jess chats about Signalis, Vampire Survivors, Marvel Snap's stranglehold over Jan and Grubb, and Bakalar gets the boys back together in Modern Warfare 2. We cover the newest game news and all of your burning questions...
The spookiest thing is that we can't stop playing this game!
Crimes were committed, punishments were given, and selfies were taken
Grubb is joined by Rachel Kaser to discuss breaking street dates, EA and Marvel making deals, and more.
How do you get out of bed in the morning? If your answer is "by almost accidentally killing myself," you'll want to tune in!
Jess is in her element, showing Grubb the beautiful horrors of Signalis!
To commemorate spooky season, we play a couple of scary (?) games this week!
Don't worry. We only indulged in Jan's mild addiction for a little bit. We eventually got to some sword clanging after all the finger snapping.
It's Friday Night Forking, but on a Thursday! Get your forks out because it's time to dig in and impress your potential matches on DenimDate, get some narrative continuity, and bask in the dulcet tones of our host.
Grubb is joined by Tam to discuss SEGA lifetime sales, if Game Pass is failing, and more.
Dan and Jess check out Shadows of Rose, Mercenaries Mode, and that new Third Person Mode for you freaks ;)
The Voicemail Dump Truck is the most educational program on Giant Bomb. You learn about Kosher foods AND popular adult film genres.
Jan and Jeff Grubb stealth their way through the oppressive world of A Plague Tale: Requiem as they set stuff on fire, look for flowers, and feed swarms of rats.
Grubb is joined by Jan to discuss Xbox Game Pass, the metaverse being a ‘poorly built video game’, and more!
Do Jeff and company finally regain their sanity and reach the end of the darkness??
ON TODAY'S ARCADE PIT: @surielvazquez, @yacobg42 VS @danauer, @andrewelmore
Today on Albummer! we're continuing Monthtallica (or Metallitober if you follow the Gregorian Calendar) by doing a deep dive into 2008's Death Magnetic with our buddy Jonah Ray. He's good boy with mostly nice things to say.
Grubb is joined by Lucy to discuss departures at Rocksteady, CDPR remaking The Witcher, and more!
Grubb, Bakalar, and Dan hit the streets to take on THE cartel, explore Amsterdam, and kind of deescalate a situation?
We're joined by Michael Higham today to help celebrate Filipino American History Month! Today we gush about Marvel Snap, Gotham Knights, and Bakalar shares his God of War Ragnarok impressions. Grubb also guides us through today's video game news and we get to ...
Jeff Grubb checks in on Jan as he slowly disolves into a new addiction: MARVEL SNAP! We got hot comic book art AND cards? Oh no...
Grubb is joined by Mike Minotti to discuss Bayonetta 3, warns you of God of War spoilers, and more!
Turns out that this Overwatch 2 game is pretty good and we're going to go pro with it, WATCH OUT OVERWATCH LEAGUE! We also had to bring in the big guns with Mike Minotti joining the hot squad.
It's time we put this old lady and her cabbage boys behind us!
Our own Tam, Lucy, and Bakalar have played the first couple hours of God of War Ragnarok! Watch along as they share their feelings, if Kratos is still a tough love type of dad, and if our BOY has grown up a little.
Grubb is joined by Tam to discuss God of War, Resident Evil, and more!
Our resident Batfam of Bakalar, Grubb, and Dan team up to take on the mean streets of Gotham City. Oh, by the way, have you heard that Batman is dead?
This week on the Dump Truck we navigate delicate topics like opening your own cemetary, being a bird person,and "deez nut"-ing a little too much.
Yup, we rolled credits so Sonic and the lady can kiss and we're finally done now. WE'RE DONE NOW RIGHT?
Grubb is joined by Jan to discuss Silent Hill, Final Fantasy XVI, and more!
Jeff Bakalar not only has to deal with time traveling, but now mean grandparents too??
We're on #jesswatch2022 as we see what Konami has in store with the Silent Hill franchise! Will they bring out figurines, mobile games, or maybe even a movie?
60 episodes? In a row? This week on Albummer! we're doing a very spooky Halloween mailbag and answering thought-provoking questions about candy and mischief night. Jeremy is probably a felon.
ON TODAY'S ARCADE PIT: @Voidburger and @JusticeKazzy_ VS @AngeloAlcid and @Steinekin
Grubb is joined by Lucy to discuss Bayonetta, The Sims, and more!
We're joined by Dany Peña today to chat about his time with G4 and his team at XPlay. We also chat about SCORN, some upcoming Silent Hill rumors, jury duty, and even more!
Dan, Jan, and Grubb get down to some hot TACTICS action in the new Mario + Rabbids adventure.
Grubb is joined by Mike Minotti to discuss Silent Hill, Gotham Knights, and more!
A rather *alarming* episode of Dear Giant Bomb.
This lady floats like a butterfly. But she definitely stings more than just a bee!
I think 6 across is Unprofessional and 9 down is Fridays? Yeah that fits!
Grubb is joined by Jordan Middler to discuss Haptic Feedback, God of War Ragnarök, and more!
After a week away we're back on the dump truck! This definitely feels like a two burrito type of week!
Three grown adults have an extended discourse on soup and also play Sonic the Hedgehog. Do you think chilli counts as a soup?
Grubb is joined by Jan to talk Activision Blizzard, Starfield, and more.
You can explore a multitude of topics while taking a trip through the darkness. Topics like dogs and dragons, autotune, and calling cars for children.
This week on Albummer! we're continuing Monthtallica, our deep dive into the later half Metallica albums with the sequel to Load, the aptly named Reload. We're joined by fellow podcaster Alex Ptak who famously bought this as his first pre-teen music purchase.
ON TODAY'S ARCADE PIT: Jess (@VoidBurger) + Lady Emily (@GreatCheshire) VS Diabetus (@The_Betus) + Michael "slowbeef" Sawyer (@slowbeef)
Grubb is joined by Andy Robinson to talk Meta Quest Pro, the Sims, and more.
After a whirlwind week in NYC we're back in our respective homes to chat about games, coffee, and the newest news! We're joined by our Most Friend Mike Minotti from GamesBeat!
If you missed it live then the archive is finally here! We got the whole crew together for the first time all in one place, good times with the best people! We're aware that the audio is going to be all over the place, not the most ideal conditions and not a...
Apologies for the quality, we streamed from a phone! After the Great Giant Bombathon we gathered in Mario's home, New York City, and found a little stoop to watch the Super Mario Movie trailer!