Giant Bombcast podcast

Giant Bombcast

The Giant Bomb discusses the latest video game news and new releases, answers listener questions, and sometimes gets wildly off-topic in this weekly podcast. Featuring Jan Ochoa, Jeff Grubb, and Jeff Bakalar.

The Giant Bomb discusses the latest video game news and new releases, answers listener questions, and sometimes gets wildly off-topic in this weekly podcast. Featuring Jan Ochoa, Jeff Grubb, and Jeff Bakalar.

 

#705

840: Tom Braider

This week we continue learning about the community's passion for Disc Golf, get into why Mike broke his wrist, and finding out about Jeff Bakalar's most important animals. We chat about Animal Well, Mullet Madjack, Little Kitty Big City, and the Braid, Anniversary Edition! We also take the time to answer your emails and breakdown today's top stories in videogames. ... Read more

14 May 2024

2 HR 47 MINS

2:47:49

14 May 2024


#704

839: REVENGEANCE

Let's end the week by talking about some fun indie games that popped off this week. We chat about Crow Country, Animal Well, a little bit of Indika, and some of Shawn's secret projects! This week we also crown the MOM OF THE YEAR! ... Read more

10 May 2024

1 HR 18 MINS

1:18:52

10 May 2024


#703

839: Weird Bird Prison

This week we start with the news with Microsoft shutting down the studios behind Redfall and Hi-Fi Rush, several Nintendo related stories like an upcoming direct, The Witcher 3's official mod editor launching, and more stories. We also wax poetically about Hades II, Abiotic Factor, Surmount, and Manor Lords! ... Read more

07 May 2024

2 HR 38 MINS

2:38:23

07 May 2024


#702

838: Hibachi Enthusiasts

We've got a full five stack today as we chat with Bailey about her continued adventures in Fallout, Michael Higham's time with SMT V: Vengeance and Sand Land, Jan finishing Stellar Blade, and Jeff Grubb fixing a Switch Lite. We also recap the news about Garry's Mod takedowns, Microsoft making moves as a publisher, and we answer all of your lovely emails! ... Read more

30 Apr 2024

2 HR 28 MINS

2:28:17

30 Apr 2024


#701

837: REVENGEANCE (Stellar Blade Review w/ Imran Khan)

Our dear friend Imran Khan stops by to chat with Jan, Grubb, and TurboShawn about Stellar Blade and the Mount Rushmore of Character Action Games! ... Read more

26 Apr 2024

55 MINS

55:31

26 Apr 2024


#700

837: R1 to Brood

This week we've got a whole pile of games to chat about as we talk about our time with Tales of Kenzara: Zau and how it stacks up to other Metroidvanias, Eiyuden Chronicles, Children of the Sun, playing games on your phone, the Hades II Tech Test, and more! We also chat about Embracer splitting up, PlayStation trophies heading to the PC, the ESA not defending libraries, more news stories, and YOUR lovely emails. Hobbit holes! ... Read more

23 Apr 2024

2 HR 19 MINS

2:19:54

23 Apr 2024


#699

836: Grey the Hedgehog

This week we chat about some more previews from Tales of Kenzera: Zau, Jan's time with Harold Halibut, Shawn's secret projects, Treasure Planet for the PlayStation 2, and trying to get into Fallout. We also chat about the reality of the PS5 Pro coming, a slew of Final Fantasy related news, Nintendo skipping Gamescom, and more! ... Read more

16 Apr 2024

2 HR 19 MINS

2:19:28

16 Apr 2024


#698

835: REVENGEANCE

Grubb, Mike, Shawn, and Niki are here to tell you about their time so far in Tales of Kenzera: ZAU, The Rogue Prince of Persia, and Helldivers 2! After that, they run through the games they're most looking forward to in the rest of 2024! ... Read more

12 Apr 2024

1 HR 29 MINS

1:29:09

12 Apr 2024


#697

835: Smack Blood Punch Wet

With Jan out on assignment, Host Bakalar and Producer Grubb are joined by Shawn and Niki to talk about the Stellar Blade demo, Children of the Sun, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth and more! After that, discussions about a possible new SOCOM game, Xbox moving towards new processors, and Persona fans' obsession with a bucket of green paint!The now-infamous Persona pic: https://www.giantbomb.com/a/uploads/original/153/1530215/3567575-p25thspraypaintart.png ... Read more

09 Apr 2024

2 HR 37 MINS

2:37:36

09 Apr 2024


#696

834: REVENGEANCE

Grubb, Mike, Shawn and Niki talk about their time in Dragon's Dogma 2, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, and Content Warning! Afterwards, they do a console "fantasy draft" to craft the best "team" of PS1 games!Vote for your favorite of the 4 drafted consoles here: https://twitter.com/JeffGrubb/status/1776340289818431532 ... Read more

05 Apr 2024

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:42

05 Apr 2024


#695

834: Velvet Sack

This week we hit the green in a major way with Mario Golf! We also talk a bunch about Slice and Dice, the Stellar Blade Demo, more adventures in Dragon's Dogma 2, a grab bag of games from Shawn, and DIB going pro in Fortnite. We also give you the top headlines in video game news like Hollow Knight: Silksong reemerging, Silent Hill 2 getting rated, and more! ... Read more

02 Apr 2024

2 HR 19 MINS

2:19:50

02 Apr 2024


#694

833: REVENGEANCE

Join us in celebrating the end of the quarter as we (Jan, Grubb, Mike, and a little bit of Bailey) crown the Game of the Year, so far! We also chat about South Park: Snowday, the Stellar Blade Demo, and more stories in Dragon's Dogma 2.  ... Read more

29 Mar 2024

1 HR 18 MINS

1:18:34

29 Mar 2024


#693

833: CUTTER SLADE

We're back from PAX East unscathed and ready to talk about South Park Snowday, Princess Peach Showtime, Outcast: A New Beginning, and our brief time with Dragon's Dogma 2! We also recap the hottest news like potential GTA 6 delays and read YOUR electronic mails! ... Read more

26 Mar 2024

2 HR 23 MINS

2:23:55

26 Mar 2024


#692

832: Upgrade Your Balls

We've got Mike Minotti and Bailey Meyers joining the pod this week while we talk about the Sandland and Pepper Grinder demos, another casino roguelike in Bingle Bingle, Bailey's time at sea with Skull & Bones, and Mike's continued quest on the Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub Zero speed running charts. We also chat about PS5 Pro leaked details, Steam Families, Xbox Dev Kits popping up, and even more! ... Read more

19 Mar 2024

2 HR 16 MINS

2:16:44

19 Mar 2024


#691

831: REVENGEANCE

Dan, Jan, Grubb, and Mike get into the virtual squared circle to decide what occupies the Mount Rushmore for best wrestling games! We also chat a bit about Mario Golf, Star Wars Battlefront Classic Collection, and Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown. ... Read more

15 Mar 2024

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:14

15 Mar 2024


#690

831: Hi-Rizz Vest

This week on the podcast we chat about our first two hours in Rise of Ronin, WWE2K24 being a pretty okay game, spinning yoyos in Penny's Big Breakaway, brief thoughts on Unicorn Overlord, and HotDog controllers! We also chat about the news from Mario Day, WB's insane business plans, and more! ... Read more

12 Mar 2024

2 HR 28 MINS

2:28:40

12 Mar 2024


#689

830: Muddy Buddies

This week, Jan, Bakalar, and Grubb are joined by Polygon & The Besties' Russ Frushtick to talk more about their adventures through Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, Balatro, and Expeditions: A Mudrunner Game! Following that, they cover the updates on the Nintendo vs. Yuzu case, EA's continued turmoil, a whole bunch of other news and of course, your emails! ... Read more

06 Mar 2024

2 HR 31 MINS

2:31:49

06 Mar 2024


#688

829: Fantasian

This week we chat extensively about more Balatro and some more talk about Final Fantasy VII Rebirth! We also squeeze in some Arzette and Unicorn Overlord chat as well. On top of that we cover the recent layoffs at Sony, a quick recap over the Pokemon Direct from this morning, and a whole slew of more news and emails! ... Read more

28 Feb 2024

2 HR 48 MINS

2:48:08

28 Feb 2024


#687

828: REVENGEANCE

We've got a full house today to chat about Final Fantasy VII Rebirth! Don't worry, because we dodge spoilers as Jeff Grubb, Lucy James, TurboShawn McDowell, Tamoor Hussain, Mike Minotti, and Emma Fyffe give their impressions on the game as a whole! ... Read more

22 Feb 2024

1 HR 27 MINS

1:27:16

22 Feb 2024


#686

828: Like A Roll of Toilet Paper

Jan's out for this one, so Host Bakalar and Producer Grubb join forces with Dan and Shawn to talk about cool indie games, the Switch 2's potential release window, and the glory of Baja Blast. ... Read more

20 Feb 2024

2 HR 12 MINS

2:12:06

20 Feb 2024


#685

827: REVENGEANCE

We got our dear friend from VGC News, Jordan Middler, on the podcast today to chat about games, the Switch 2, and whether or not Cloud Strife is popular! ... Read more

16 Feb 2024

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:40

16 Feb 2024


#684

827: Urn-ergy

The Bombcast is for lovers! We chat about cards in Balatro, Bakalar's time with the dioramalike Harold Halibut, and how much we've been enjoying Helldivers 2! Grubb also explains the news such as Xbox's podcast, Switch 2 leaks, and even more news stories. ... Read more

13 Feb 2024

2 HR 09 MINS

2:09:04

13 Feb 2024


#683

826: Whimsical Skips

Let's all give Grubb a warm welcome back to the pod as he graces us with swift skips in the morning. We're also graciously joined by KindaFunny's SnowBikeMike as we dive deep into a whole bunch of Xbox and other Microsoft news! We chat about playtime in games, a bit about Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, and Jan gets into poker trouble. ... Read more

06 Feb 2024

2 HR 34 MINS

2:34:59

06 Feb 2024


#682

825: REVENGEANCE

It's all Persona 3 Reload today as we had a deep chat and a mini "review" of P3R with Jan, TurboShawn, Mike Minotti, and our dear friend Michael Higham! We also chat a bit about Test Test Test, Penny's Big Breakaway, and Tekken 8 before we dive DEEP into Tartarus. ... Read more

02 Feb 2024

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:20

02 Feb 2024


#681

825: FOOTLONG FRIDAYS

Bailey Meyers is back on the show as we chat about a whole slew of games! We continue talking about Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, Tekken 8, Jan's brief time in Persona 3 Reload, and a whole bunch of small titles that Bailey checked out over the break! We also try our best to cover Microsoft's mass layoffs, a Deus Ex game being cancelled, Switch 2 rumors, and whether or not someone should precut our steaks! ... Read more

30 Jan 2024

2 HR 33 MINS

2:33:30

30 Jan 2024