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
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
We're joined by Brad Shoemaker 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
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!
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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!
This week we borrow Mike for his impressions 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?
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
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.)
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.
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
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.
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!
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
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!
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.
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.
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?!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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
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
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!
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.
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!
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.
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
"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
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.
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
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!
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.
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!
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.
SLOW NEWS DAY is what we say for podcasts like this one. Our resident Newsie, Dan Ryckert, is busy covering anime, so we do our best to fill his shoes and stay on topic. Listen as we discuss more Moonlighter, Super Blood Hockey, Shaq Fu, and Jim Carrey's
This week we talk about The Crew 2, Octopath Traveler, and Wreckfest. We briefly get into 32 bit systems and 64 bit systems (which is a mistake) but we also get in a mention of Minsc (which is great). Catch it!
Vinny and Alex are away so we are doing a special three-person Beastcast just for you! Join us as we discuss Detroit: Become Human, Onrush, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Gorogoa, and more. Also, check it out as we answer quick fire questions from you! Yes, YOU
We tick a bunch of things off the game list including E3 prep, Fallout 76, and a new Sonic racing game! We also discover more essentials that make Dan tick... like his knowledge of baking soda. Finally, Jeff spends a lot of time talking about a tick on hi
It's time to talk about Detroit: Become Human. It's also time to talk Horizon Zero Dawn. There's also some time left to talk about God of War, Bloodstained, Battlefield V, and Black Ops 4. It is not time to talk about a PlayStation 5, Newcomb's Problem, o
This one goes out to all the Birthday Boys and Birthday Girls out there, but especially our very own Birthday Boy, Vinny Caravella! We discuss our slow decline towards death, BattleTech, watches, boiled meat, and LOTS MORE. And just for you, even the non-
The full crew is back and ready to party! And by "party" we mean, "discuss video games in a critical capacity". Listen up as we discuss Battletech, the state of the Stanley Cup, Alex's recent trip, who is or isn't a nerd, and more.
Take it from the weed-sperts here, video games are great. We've got some very light God of War talk, some Call of Duty news, some Shenmue news, some revelations about why we're all so jaded, and a lot of terrible stoner impressions. 4/20.
It's our 150-ish episode! Come join us and special guest Jeff Gerstmann as we celebrate video games such as The Division, Shadow of War, Far Cry 5, and more! We also declare the end of nostalgia, confirm that all condiments are good condiments, and reveal
It's all fun and games until someone has to Skype into the podcast! We talk about Sea of Thieves, A Way Out, and Ni No Kuni II. We've also got honored guest Jeff Bakalar to talk about God of War, dark Sonic rabbit holes, and porn. Of course.
You better believe we are talking about Burnout Paradise, Yakuza 6, Ni No Kuni II, God of War, and, of course, pinball with your favorite Beastcast crew! Also, stay tuned for Drake, Jeff Goldblum, and everyone's favorite, Geoffrey the Giraffe.
Sex is natural, sex is fun, sex is best when it's covered up with seashells? We talk about Assassin's Creed's new Discovery Tour, big TVs, Burnout Paradise, Chess, nightmare clown trash cans, and glorious food.
Monster Hunter and Dragon Ball Z! Civ and Yakuza! Cars in space and... Billy Mitchell? Also, things heat up as the conversation turns to the right time to add water to your toothbrushing routine. Video games!
We ask Danny O'Dwyer why would anyone make a Duke Nukem movie. I still don't know, but it's fun to talk about. We've also got some Assassin's Creed DLC, some game delays, a bunch of upcoming announcements, and more!
The crew is all back together and ready to share stories of motorcycles, incoming missiles, and robot nightmares. There also video game rumors, announcements, and complete resurrections. Don't miss it!
It's another Giant Bomb East snow day out here so we all cozy up and call into Beastcast central. There's plenty of snow talk, Phoenix Wright chattering, some of that Assassin's Creed Origins, more They Are Billions, and essentially anything that will kee
It's our very special 2017 bonus episode! Thanks everyone for supporting us throughout the year. Now, sit back and join Master of Ceremonies Austin Walker as he takes us on a journey of the mind and one amazing map.
We're nearing the end of the year but there's still more podcasting to be done! Join us for some further thoughts on Assassin's Creed Origins, our complete lack of understanding of cryptocurrency, and the future of augmented reality!
Bakalar is back and he's got some words for the Beast crew. We've also got words about The Game Awards, Assassin's Creed Origins, and how properly to use a urinal. Also, Dan has a hot new craze he wants to share with the world. It's great to be back-alar!
It's time to give thanks for all the great games we have to play and to also sharpen those knives for some Game of the Year... discussion. We've got that ongoing Battlefront II saga, some fun facts about Mario Odyssey that might be a spoiler, and Rock Ban
We're one week out from the release storm and we've got some more to talk about. There's also Sony's barrage of news from their Paris Games Week Conference, more on Visceral's closure, and Samantha Kalman is here to help explain how easy it is to make vid
It's Mario time! Also, it's Assassin's Creed time! Wolfenstein time is now as well! Games are here, and we've got opinions on them. Also, we've got some news including Destiny 2 on PC, more Hitman coming, and the developments regarding NeoGAF. Join us!
Dad is away and the kids are here to play! Join the crew, sans Vinny, as they explore speedrunning, wireless headphones, and the proper way to make a PB&J sandwich. Also, there's a lot of jockstrap talk on this one so get those cups ready.
This week we discuss Shadow of War, loot boxes, and our great love of Star Control. Can't wait for the sequel! :) Also, we try our best to teach Dan the intricacies of table top role playing entirely with wrestling metaphors.
The games... they won't stop coming out! Of course there's Destiny 2, but we've also got some Tokyo Dark, Divinity: Original Sin II, ECHO, and Super Mario Odyssey. Also, we talk about playing games with family, Power Wheels, and Michael Transaction's cont
No shirts, no shoes, no belly buttons! We've got Nintendo coming at you directly and indirectly, with release dates and... re-release dates? Also, Life is Strange, DMCA is strange, and is it strange we're not talking a lot about Destiny 2?
It's time to talk about Valve's newest game, Steam's too many games, and one game that has fifty new games in it? It will make sense. We've also got No Man's Sky, The Shrouded Isle, and early impressions of Hellblade. Bring your jukebox money!
We've got a bunch of talk about Pyre, those new PUBG skins, and more Splatoon 2. Walmart cancelled your SNES preorder? Get some classic Sega or Atari love instead. How about fun with dice? Math is great! It's all here!
It's time to talk Nintendo! The great, the good, and the downright goofy. Alex also gives his closing Persona 5 thoughts which will include some spoilers, your questions on eating humans, and the definitive list of Dan's coolest cool-guy stuff.
We've got some news on Far Cry 5 and talk about what we're expecting out of their next game. There's also talk of a new Seaman game, a new Life is Strange, and that Mario and Rabbids game gets even more unconfirmed confirmation. Also, let's not forget abo
Giant Bomb's newest producer Abby joins us to talk about the fate of IO Interactive, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Assassin's Creed, and an exclusive look into what possessions Dan treasures enough to lock away in his personal vault!
Call of Duty returns to World War II, Forza Horizon 3 gets some Hot Wheels, and we discuss What Remains of Edith Finch. We've also got some Little Nightmares talk, video game cakes, and how a Magic: The Gathering deck could save your social life.
This is it! Our centennial! Austin Walker joins us to talk about our picks for a Super Nintendo collection, NieR, Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, and Peter Moore's departure from EA. Thanks for helping us make it to 100...and one?
Nintendo giveth and Nintendo taketh away this week as we get news of release dates and news of no-more-release... dates. We've also got some Overwatch news, Alex's continuing Persona 5 impressions, and SPORTS!
Microsoft reveals more details about the Scorpio and we're here to say them back to you! We've also got impressions on Thimbleweed Park, more Hacknet, Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, deconstructing pastries, and a farewell to Mad Catz.
Dan is off to WrestlePalooza but swings by to say hello. We've got some updates on Destiny 2, Star Wars: Battlefront 2, Yooka-Laylee, and Persona 5. There's also a part where we make great social media campaigns!
While Dan is out stealing credit cards and hearts on customer service lines we're here talking about Mass Effect: Andromeda. We've also got some updates on the Joy-Con conspiracy, Destiny 2 news, and a startling revelation about Jeff Bakalar you won't bel
The time has come to get real about the fascinating world of coin collecting. Yeah, there's still Zelda to talk about, Mass Effect: Andromeda, and lawsuits, but honestly, where else are you going to learn about those sweet Fast and Furious toys? Here. Tha
It's Switch launch day and we spend a lot of our time going over more of the hardware and Breath of the Wild. We also get into putting seats back on planes, Horizon, and putting things in microwaves, but really it's mostly Zelda and Switch! Oh, and Blaste
It's The Giant Beastcast Business Edition! We're here with all your tax, stock, and investment advice. Go long on discussions of For Honor, Steam Greenlight, and expiration dates. You're gonna want to watch out for YouTube celebrities, Big Data, and chee
The Giant Bomb East crew is snowed in, but we cobble together what scraps of technology we have left to bring you this podcast. Be entertained by our talk of E3s new and old, Castlevania, that stock app nobody uses, and plenty of weird and spooky backgrou
We've got the full crew together and it's time to talk about cats and dogs. Oculus and Zenimax, Mad Catz and the NYSE, GameStop and consumers. We've also got your emails and all those video nasties you kids are into these days.
Now that the Switch announcement dust is settling we can share some clearer thoughts on it. We've also got questions about what's a real Super Mario Bros. game, system storage size, eating hats, Resident Evil 7, and much more!
Special guest Ben Hanson explains why Final Fantasy 7 is his favorite game ever and Jeff Bakalar returns with the news of the future. In addition to your emails, we also talk about Scalebound, Kojima, Nintendo, and Roller Derby.
Jeff Bakalar is at CES but we've got Dan Ryckert with us to ring in 2017. There's a quick call from the CES floor, some Mass Effect news, life in a bubble, games we played during our break, what we'd want from an arcade, and more!
Annnnnd a Happy New Year! We get our crew back together for another end of the year bonus episode. We'll return in 2017 with our regular format. Thanks everyone for supporting The Giant Beastcast and I hope you're as excited as I am to see what next year
It's just about the end of the year, the news is slowing down but the emails are coming in hot! We've got all the latest trucking beef, more thoughts about saying "YES" to everything, and we finally figure out New Jersey. We've also got the week's news an
We get ready to depart San Francisco, but not before we talk about a whole host of Nintendo news, China caring about loot boxes, the best time to play Final Fantasy XV, and of course, what we wear to bed.
We're in San Francisco to get breaking award show news from Jeff Gerstmann and show breaking puns from Drew Scanlon. We've got hot numbers on Final Fantasy sales, Gundams falling and rising, and tips on getting your coworkers into anime.
What a week! We've got some Mass Effect: Andromeda news, that new Overwatch character, and PlayStation 4 Pro hitting the streets. In these uncertain times, there are only two constants left in the world. The Giant Beastcast and AMAZING PR campaigns.
Jeff Gerstmann joins us to talk about the the past, present, and future of reviewing games. Take a wonderful, historical tour with us as we ponder what the next years might bring. We also share some thoughts on Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Civ VI, Hololens
We bring Waypoint's own Austin Walker to clear up the differences between Will Smith's Hitch and Nintendo's Switch. We also talk Red Dead, Battlefield 1, Gonner, and Civ 6 as well as send our best wishes and a "thank you" to United Front Games.
We return to the biggest question of our time: Who would you recast for the Addams Family? We also talk about other stuff like Mafia III, Galaxy phones melting, Comic Con, Steam Dev Days, Star Citizen, your emails, and much more!
We've got a huge block of PlayStation VR to talk about as the virtual reality wars... never really happen? I don't know, it's all strange. There's also the news of stuff going sideways with Kerbal development, Beyond Good & Evil 2 "claiming" to be rea
Ubisoft is in the news this week as it survives hostile takeovers, takes over a mobile publisher, and overtakes the rumor mill. We also talk about Palmer's exploits, the state of Virginia, Event(0), and we answer your burning questions!
Jeff Bakalar returns from beautiful Italia and he shares his thoughts on what's going on with all these crazy consoles. We also talk about flight sticks, Hello Games, how wet BioShock should be, and we say ciao to Battle.net.
Danielle Riendeau joins us to talk about actual video games! Finally! We go into why it's hard to tell compelling stories in games, the navigating into the current console landscape, the hits from TGS, and the perfect taco.
The English are coming and they want Matt Pascual back. Before he leaves our shores though, he'll join us to talk about all that Sony news, our PAX West experiences, Interplay's boot sale, and Nintendo's latest mobile efforts.
We're joined by the world's foremost comedy ursine Pat Baer to check in on Pokémon Go, Hearthstone, and EVE Online. We also try to name a dog, uncover our PAX plans, and debate what it means when Carnival Games comes to your platform.
It's number 66, the number of the Beastcast! We talk about how everything around us is changing and how we are all outdated, and how the world is a vampire sent to drain, and also wrestling. Oh yeah, and Eddie Vedder, PlayStation, and Allison Road?
Metal Gear returns from the dead, or maybe it's back from another dimension? We've also got some closing thoughts on No Man's Sky, more reasons why Dota 2 will ruin your life, and a unanimous consensus that not respecting Queen should be against the law.
Dan Ryckert drops into the rotating chair to discuss such fine video game related topics as highway cheese, murder parks, and Abzu. We also get into Telltale's Batman, Escape Rooms, and toilets. Join us!
From Pokémon to more NX rumors, Nintendo is the talk of the town this week. We've also got our impressions of Headlander, Quadrilateral Cowboy, and We Happy Few as well the worst phrase ever uttered to another human.
This week the Beastcast tackles the toughest topics facing us today, like video games on sports television, sports video games on icy surfaces, and whether or not it is ethical to assassinate Gary Busey (in a video game).
It's Go time! Whether you're looking for a tiny NES, a big scandal, or a medium-sized chunk of time talking about Pokemon... we've got you covered! Take comfort in listening to the Greenest podcast on the Internet.
We quickly look back on E3 2016 and then look forward to this summer's new releases. Then we look WAY back to wish the N64 a happy birthday before settling back into the present to wish Austin all the best on his next adventure.
We find ourselves excited for Overwatch, surprised by Doom, and then there's Homefront: The Revolution... We jam about how old people can be super cool and relevant even in today's world of Kindles and iPods. Also, how can we make it so Nintendo released
Happy Friday the 13th. We'll be talking about everything. Everything there is to talk about. Uncharted, Kickstarter, war, Star Trek, Steph Curry, regular curry, Paradox, Battlefield, video cards, and much, much more.
We close the book on the Coleco Chameleon... again, but reopen the tome that is EVE Online. We also talk about Uncharted 4, Gears 4, and Rockband 4. Lastly, we get to the realities of employment and the employment of fantasies. Join us!
We take you on a time travelin' adventure with Quantum Break, Day of the Tentacle, and Dark Souls III? We make it work. Also, we definitively answer whether it's the best time to be alive and if there's a good time to introduce your kids to the tumultuous
The PlayStation VR comes screaming into reality with a price and release window. We've got Microsoft saying they are open to playing online with other platforms. Finally, Alex is still playing the Division and Jeff still loves hockey! All is well, except
Witness the stunning conclusion to our Coleco Chameleon coverage. Also, we get some Division impressions, news on the status of Lionhead Studios and Radiant Entertainment, and Bill Gates getting back into the game.
We check in on The Witcher, Kerbal, and oscilloscopes before peeking in at what's happening at D.I.C.E. Bethesda, Warren Spector, and Destiny all make the news and we learn questionable facts about pigs.
Alex simulates his dreams of being an American trucker, we share our different experiences with The Witness, and we go deep on The Division. Also, we go over bathroom talking etiquette because there's always time for that.
After leaving Las Vegas, Jeff Bakalar returns to talk about CES... which means we talk about VR and porn. We also chat about Tharsis, Darkest Dungeon, the latest news, the latest smells, and makeup. Jeff's color is C4.
Jeff Bakalar is talking to refrigerators at CES so we've invited Danielle Riendeau to come join us! We talk Oculus pricing, eSports and Activision, the length of open world games, and spend a lot of time on cats.
Welcome to 2016! We're still on break, but that won't stop us from looking back at 2015 and taking a peek at 2016. Well, we kind of read off a list of 2016 releases. But enough dwelling in the past. To the future!
Happy Holidays! We're officially off from work so we thought we'd tell you a little Christmas tale about cocaine, the military, and art theft. Special thanks to Pat Baer for helping us craft our tragedy.
This week it's all about relationships. Publishers and outlets. Content creators and content platforms. Refrigerators and your darkest fears. We also talk Xenoblade Chronicles X, Just Cause 3, and Rodea... THE SKY SOLDIER!
We talk about Activision's $5,900,000,000.00 purchase. So much money... We also share early impressions of Rise of the Tomb Raider, revisiting the Witcher 3, Yoshi's Woolly World, and the great Konami mystery.
Happy Halloweeeeeeeeeen! In our special holiday edition we share how not to act on Halloween and why we're all terrible people. We also talk about WWE 2K16, Sony's Paris get-together, The Librarian, Halo 5, and your questions!
We've got some informed impressions regarding Assassin's Creed Syndicate, some thoughts on the Steam Link, and feelings about Rock Band and Guitar Hero. Then it all gets real as we lay bare the dark truth about Chuck E. Cheese.
Alex returns to Giant Bomb East from the Far East and has some tales to share with the Beast. We also learn the stunning conclusion of NBA 2K16's story, learn about Steam Machines, and learn how to get someone to see a Minions game.
Disruptor Beam's Rich Gallup beams aboard as we talk Trek, Wars and all things Star related. We also have early impressions of Mirror's Edge and Unravel as well as some questions for the magicians making Rebel Galaxy. Engage? ENGAGE!
Let's talk about voice actors, unions and strikes! Let's talk about Kickstarter and not making what you promised! Heck, let's talk about how digital goods are failing the children of American. All of this and more on this week's Beastcast.
Tokyo Game Show is happening and we talk about our favorite news, but mostly we get excited for Persona 5. We also chat about Metal Gear Online, Forza 6, NHL 16, copyright laws and fair use, and putting everyone out of a job by giving everyone a job.
Is Apple getting deep into video games? Is the composer for Halo and Destiny getting his due? How, exactly, do you pronounce Peter Stormare? We answer all of these questions, and then go off and talk about vaping for the rest of the show.
We talk a lot about diners. We spend a long time on it. We also talk about Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Super Mario Maker, and Regulation D investment opportunities. But mostly it's about cheese fries and we play Life is a Highway.
Samantha Kalman joins us to chat about her experience with Kickstarter, Ouya, and the trials of making an independent video game. Before all that we share our thoughts on Dark Souls 3, Naruto, and Jeff finally gets to play Fallout Shelter. And of course..
We're joined by Gita Jackson as we talk about Time magazine's vision of virtual reality, how Konami might have more threats than Dracula, and our highlights from Gamescom. Also, where do you want to spend your 9-5 in our dystopian future?
Windows 10 is out just in time for our tenth episode so let's talk about it! We also have more updates on Splatoon, Rocket League, and Halo 5: Guardians. And remember the Ouya? Remember Dragon Quest? Remember shorter podcasts?
EA shows off its wares once more and we have some updated impressions. Confused about NY and NJ sports teams? No? Confused about songs that play after a hockey goal? Yes? Why are we talking about Gundam again? Lastly and with heavy hearts, we celebrate th
Are magazines the future? What's in the future for Splatoon? Should Dragon Ball have a future? Is the future ready for future content creators? Just how do we organize our stuff in the future? So many questions. No answers.
E3 is done and we're back to share the good vibes! We share some final thoughts from last week, get deep into our Batman experiences, mix art and money, and procedurally generate other random thoughts.
It's a mad dash to electronic three as the gang tries to make coherent predictions about what we'll see at the show, while also discussing early Ratchet & Clank and Mirror's Edge info, examining what goes into an E3 demo, and lighting one final candle
We've got a block of Valve and Steam related news, that Fallout 4 announcement, and we get an update from the field concerning the future of Skylanders. Things get heated with some Hearthstone news, Massive Chalice gets discussed, and we discover Alex's g
Austin Walker joins us as we deliver updates on Splatoon, Danny Trejo, and Jeff's Australian accent. We also dig into topics ranging from streaming Adult Only games to the current online gaming environment.
We try to convince CNET's Jeff Bakalar that the Witcher's extended universe is amazing while he clues us in on where the real money is made. We've also got updates on the Grand Theft Auto movie, Splatoon, Alex's Mad Max impressions, and hot New York real