The Giant Beastcast

The Giant Beastcast

By Giant Bomb

The Giant Bomb East team gathers to talk about the week in video games, their lives, and basically anything that interests them. All from New York City!


The Giant Beastcast: Episode 271

We're back and ready to talk about our first impressions of Grounded, some final thoughts on Ghost of Tsushima, and big thoughts on the mighty mosquito. Also, what is going on with Mega Cities and sports? What is going on in general? These are the questio

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 270

Ben Pack joins us to talk about Paper Mario: The Origami King, Microsoft's latest not-E3 showing for their upcoming games, and much more!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 269

We're back and we've got impressions of Ghost of Tsushima, Paper Mario: The Origami King, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and Watch Dogs: Legion! Games! Also, some news, your emails, and more!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 268

Come hear about some near final thoughts of The Last of Us 2, the return of HQ but in Tetris form, and Bakalar's Pinball Palace! We've also got news, emails, and only one poop story.
09/07/20·2h 6m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 267

We're back and now ALL of us have played The Last of Us 2 and we can start picking apart the most minor of details. We also settle the most monstrous way to eat pizza, say goodbye to Chuck E. Cheese, and miss our friend Ryan Davis.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 266

This is a heavy episode that talks explicitly about sexual and emotional abuse allegations. If that is not something you are interested in listening to for any reason I'd recommend skipping this one and we'll see you back next week.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 265

It's the season for announcements, so who knows what you'll know that we didn't when we recorded this? We do know a bit about Hardspace: Shipbreaker, The Last of US 2 (no spoilers), and a few other things though! Thanks for listening.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 264

We've waited (and thank you for your patience) so we can talk about The Last of Us Part II and Sony's Not-E3 Press Conference. We've also got some other news and emails! Join us!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 263

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.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 262

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!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 261

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

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 260

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!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 259

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.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 258

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!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 257

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!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 256

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!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 255

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!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 254

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!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 253

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.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 252

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.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 251

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

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 250

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!

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 249

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

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 248

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.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 247

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

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 246

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

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 245

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

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 244

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.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 243

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

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 242

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.

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 241

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.
03/01/20·2h 16m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 240

Austin Walker joins us once again for some theatre of the mind as we weave a tale of trains, missing people, and government conspiracies.
27/12/19·3h 29m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 239

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.
20/12/19·2h 37m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 238

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!
13/12/19·2h 45m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 237

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.
06/12/19·1h 30m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 236

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.
29/11/19·1h 42m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 235

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!
22/11/19·2h 36m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 234

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?
15/11/19·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 233

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
08/11/19·2h 1m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 232

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.)
01/11/19·2h 27m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 231

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.
25/10/19·2h 20m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 230

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.
18/10/19·1h 57m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 229

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
11/10/19·2h 8m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 228

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!
04/10/19·3h 15m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 227

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.
27/09/19·1h 49m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 226

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!
20/09/19·3h 0m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 225

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
13/09/19·2h 38m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 224

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!
06/09/19·3h 17m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 223

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.
30/08/19·2h 8m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 222

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!
23/08/19·2h 11m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 221

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!
16/08/19·2h 4m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 220

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.
09/08/19·2h 19m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 219

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.
02/08/19·1h 51m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 218

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?!
26/07/19·2h 25m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 217

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.
19/07/19·1h 52m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 216

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!
12/07/19·2h 55m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 215

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!
05/07/19·1h 46m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 214

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!
28/06/19·2h 8m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 213

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.
21/06/19·2h 17m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 212

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.
14/06/19·1h 16m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 211

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!
07/06/19·2h 9m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 210

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!
31/05/19·2h 41m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 209

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!
24/05/19·2h 6m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 208

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!
17/05/19·2h 10m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 207

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!
10/05/19·2h 16m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 206

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!
03/05/19·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 205

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.
26/04/19·2h 58m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 204

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!
19/04/19·2h 42m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 203

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.
12/04/19·2h 7m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 202

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.
05/04/19·3h 9m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 201

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!
29/03/19·2h 40m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 200

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!
22/03/19·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 199

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.
15/03/19·1h 43m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 198

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!
08/03/19·2h 34m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 197

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!
01/03/19·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 196

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.
22/02/19·2h 15m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 195

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.
15/02/19·2h 22m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 194

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!
08/02/19·2h 4m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 193

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!
01/02/19·2h 42m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 192

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!
25/01/19·2h 6m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 191

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.
18/01/19·2h 33m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 190

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.
11/01/19·2h 36m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 189

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.
04/01/19·2h 13m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 188

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!
28/12/18·2h 52m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 187

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
21/12/18·2h 6m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 186

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.
14/12/18·1h 49m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 185

We're all tucked away making Game of the Year content, but things are still happening and important discussions must be had. Mostly...
07/12/18·1h 27m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 184

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.
30/11/18·2h 0m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 183

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
23/11/18·2h 31m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 182

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!
16/11/18·3h 1m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 181

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!
09/11/18·2h 26m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 180

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.
02/11/18·1h 54m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 179

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.
26/10/18·2h 5m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 178

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!
19/10/18·2h 27m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 177

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.
12/10/18·2h 12m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 176

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
05/10/18·3h 5m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 175

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.
28/09/18·2h 29m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 174

"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
21/09/18·2h 22m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 173

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.
14/09/18·2h 23m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 172

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.
07/09/18·2h 12m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 171

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
31/08/18·1h 48m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 170

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.
24/08/18·2h 58m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 169

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.
17/08/18·3h 7m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 168

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!
10/08/18·2h 46m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 167

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!
03/08/18·2h 34m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 166

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.
27/07/18·2h 46m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 165

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!
20/07/18·2h 8m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 164

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.
13/07/18·2h 33m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 163

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
06/07/18·1h 51m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 162

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!
29/06/18·2h 25m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 161

The full crew is back in New York and ready to decompress after E3! Listen as we chat about Jurassic World Evolution, Splatoon 2 DLC, Atari uh-oh's, and SO MUCH MORE.
22/06/18·2h 38m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 160

Just another day at old Beastcast HQ, talking about video games that have yet to be released and being joined some very special guests.
15/06/18·58m 29s

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 159

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
08/06/18·2h 7m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 158

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
01/06/18·2h 5m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 157

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
25/05/18·2h 32m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 156

When Vinny's away the mice will play! We are the mice! And we love to play video games! Some of these games include Wizards of Legend, Laser League, Chuchel, AND A WHOLE LOT MORE.
18/05/18·2h 2m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 155

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-
11/05/18·2h 19m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 154

We've got continuing impressions on God of War, FrostPunk, and some new thoughts on Red Dead Redemption 2. Also, I apologize if you can't hear Dan fart... I guess.
04/05/18·2h 31m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 153

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.
27/04/18·2h 20m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 152

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.
20/04/18·2h 22m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 151

Do you like God of War? Oh boy, we sure hope so because the embargo is up and we've got a lot to say! After that, stay tuned for more talk on the Council, Radical Heights, Billy Mitchell, and more.
13/04/18·2h 56m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 150

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
06/04/18·2h 24m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 149

We talk about Far Cry 5, The Council, Assassin Creed's new DLC. Also, we finally hold a thorough and fair examination of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, our hair, and pulling an Alex.
30/03/18·2h 34m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 148

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.
23/03/18·2h 42m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 147

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.
16/03/18·2h 48m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 146

We've got thoughts on Into the Breach, Vermintide 2, and Where the Water Tastes Like Wine. Also, a lot of RealDoll talk, Bakalar's tech update, and we try to watch Ninty's Direct with the sound off!
09/03/18·2h 51m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 145

We've got Into the Breach, Moss, and some early impressions of Kirby: Star Allies. Also, we learn a lot about our feelings on clones, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, and Hyperbolic Time Chambers.
02/03/18·2h 22m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 144

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.
23/02/18·2h 37m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 143

The Fall returns, THQ returns (sort of), Alex did not return, but the Labo love returns! Also, some really great discussion on laboratory testing, road trips, and curly hair!
16/02/18·2h 8m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 142

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!
09/02/18·2h 21m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 141

It happens so infrequently, but Dragon Ball time is here again! Let's shout about power levels, monster hunting, underwater adventures, Nintendo, and Red Dead!
02/02/18·2h 32m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 140

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!
26/01/18·2h 40m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 139

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!
19/01/18·2h 34m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 138

The Beastcast crew is scattered to the winds, so it's the perfect time to air the finale to our holiday bonus episode. Poor Austin, if he had only known how much we all love the Train Snakes...
12/01/18·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 137

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
05/01/18·1h 42m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 136

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.
29/12/17·1h 23m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 135

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!
22/12/17·2h 8m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 134

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!
15/12/17·2h 21m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 133

It's The Giant Beastcast Q&A show where you ask the questions and we answer them! It's a pretty good concept.
06/12/17·1h 32m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 132

We're in lovely San Francisco joined by some friends to talk about Destiny 2 news, more Battlefront II, and... to give Jeff a chance to explain role-playing games to Dan.
01/12/17·2h 2m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 131

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
24/11/17·3h 10m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 130

Scott Benson joins us to talk about Night in the Woods, Taylor Swift, and how weird New Jersey is. We also have some fresh thoughts on Wolfenstein II, Mario Odyssey, and Dream Daddy! OH, and the news!
17/11/17·3h 6m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 129

We've got some fun news about fun games, some sad news about sad layoffs, and just some weird news about Dan and Billy Squier. The world may never be the same after this one.
10/11/17·2h 19m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 128

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
03/11/17·2h 38m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 127

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!
27/10/17·2h 54m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 126

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.
20/10/17·2h 14m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 125

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.
13/10/17·2h 20m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 124

Destiny 2 is done and we've got our final raid thoughts. We've also got thoughts on NBA Live, Sony shaking things up, Cuphead, your fabulous questions, and much more!
06/10/17·2h 34m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 123

The troops have returned from their Destiny 2 raid with some thoughts. We've also got Fortnight and PUBG beef, updates on the voice actors' strike, and betting on Pac-Man.
29/09/17·2h 23m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 122

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
22/09/17·2h 6m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 121

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?
15/09/17·1h 49m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 120

Nintendo says Mario is done being a plumber, Abby discovers a new catchphrase, everybody wants to talk about Destiny 2, and Salmon Run is still weird. It's video games!
08/09/17·2h 5m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 119

Is Mario a true hero or just a sad vessel that enables us to go on fun adventures together? Also, Goodbye Miiverse, hello Travis Touchdown, and who is LAY-RA Croft? What? Here we go!
01/09/17·2h 30m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 118

We've got tons to talk about! Special guest Pat Baer joins us to chat about Age of Empires IV, Brink, SNES Classics, GameStop, Shenmue III, Star Citizen... and much more!
25/08/17·2h 58m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 117

We've got some game to talk about! Madden NFL 18, Sonic Mania and Agents of Mayhem. We've also got some talk about Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, spiders, and eggs.
18/08/17·2h 15m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 116

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!
11/08/17·2h 0m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 115

We get real with Splatoon 2, discuss some more Pyre, and dig into Tacoma. We also set the record straight on all previous Splatfests, on arcade cabinets, and on cheesecake. It's delicious.
04/08/17·1h 51m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 114

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!
28/07/17·2h 43m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 113

Abby ruins ducks, forever. Also, we talk about Splatoon 2, Ubisoft, and Atari getting out there and disrupting the whole scene. We've also got a whole lot of postcards! Who knew? But the duck thing...
21/07/17·2h 26m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 112

Time to talk about early impressions of Splatoon 2, Fire Pro Wrestling World, and... Zelda II? We also test our Super Mario knowledge, chat about that Castlevania series, and get deep into pickles.
14/07/17·2h 34m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 111

We talk about the ending of Zelda, Overwatch's new character, our love for Assassin's Creed, That's You!, and much more. Plus we make fantastic new friends!
07/07/17·2h 21m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 110

Alex is back to bring order to chaos but somehow he wasn't prepared for the appearance of Snake Face. We've also got some news about Battlestar Galactica, Somerville, and Fire Pro Wrestling!
30/06/17·2h 45m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 109

We're back from E3 and we're a bit tired of talking about E3. Instead we talk about some old Wolfenstein, Stink U, and an insane amount of time is spent discussing sending people into space.
23/06/17·2h 11m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 108

We're here at E3 2017 to celebrate Dan's birthday (happy birthday) and see if we can squeeze a little more show floor talk out of our bodies before we collapse.
16/06/17·52m 54s

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 107

We're mere moments away from from E3 2017 and we present to you our completely accurate predications for what to expect. I can feel everything coming true even as I type this!
09/06/17·2h 14m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 106

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.
02/06/17·2h 27m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 105

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
26/05/17·2h 11m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 104

This week we've got discussions about Injustice 2, South Park, the Witcher on Netflix, and Dead Cells. Also top tier monitor talk, spider nightmare emails, and the finale of the bread vs. cake debate.
19/05/17·1h 59m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 103

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!
12/05/17·2h 21m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 102

Grab a pitcher of sangria, get your loved ones, and let the worries of the week fade away for a moment as we chat about Rabbids and Mario, Darksiders III, and the NBA 2K Sports League.
05/05/17·1h 53m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 101

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.
28/04/17·2h 12m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 100

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?
21/04/17·2h 22m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 99

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!
14/04/17·2h 13m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 98

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.
07/04/17·2h 0m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 97

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!
31/03/17·1h 46m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 96

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
24/03/17·1h 50m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 95

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
17/03/17·2h 19m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 94

Jeff Gerstmann joins us to talk about Nier, Wildlands, and of course... more of that Zelda. We also debate how much sub we could eat, pronunciations, and what defines Finland.
10/03/17·2h 15m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 93

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
03/03/17·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 92

Video games! That's what we're here to talk about. Nintendo's Switch, Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Resident Evil 7, Night in the Woods, and someone screaming about candy for 20 minutes. Join us!
24/02/17·2h 8m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 91

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
17/02/17·2h 31m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 90

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
10/02/17·2h 3m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 89

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.
03/02/17·1h 43m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 88

It's our very special Back to the Future episode! We'll also get into some other news, such as Resident Evil 7, a bunch of release dates, the difference between Rip Torn and Rip Taylor, much more.
27/01/17·1h 55m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 87

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!
20/01/17·2h 24m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 86

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.
13/01/17·2h 16m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 85

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!
06/01/17·2h 1m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 84

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
30/12/16·2h 26m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 83

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
23/12/16·1h 49m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 82

We're back in New York and we've got some news on Super Mario Run, folks not getting paid, folks getting paid too much, a folk not knowing the basics of Transformers... and the sadness of Mega Man.
16/12/16·2h 4m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 81

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.
09/12/16·1h 50m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 80

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.
02/12/16·1h 48m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 79

Austin Walker joins us to talk about Sleeping Dogs that never were, the selling of video games, high school memories, Thanksgiving pros and cons, and that moment when you saw a dead body.
25/11/16·2h 10m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 78

Let's talk about You Can't Do That On Television. Done. Ok, what else... Watch Dogs 2, Dishonored 2, Sombra, #supported_by_EA, maybe some of that PS4 Pro, Persona 5 delays, and... Super Mario Run.
18/11/16·2h 15m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 77

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.
11/11/16·1h 52m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 76

We're Bakalar and we've got plenty to talk including the PS4 Pro lineup, a tiny NES, bad PR campaigns, Overwatch mistakes, bowties, and a new Sonic movie?
04/11/16·2h 10m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 75

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
28/10/16·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 74

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.
21/10/16·1h 58m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 73

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!
14/10/16·2h 10m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 72

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
07/10/16·2h 22m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 71

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!
30/09/16·1h 47m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 70

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
23/09/16·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 69

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.
16/09/16·2h 22m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 68

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.
09/09/16·2h 23m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 67

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.
02/09/16·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 66

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?
26/08/16·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 65

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.
19/08/16·2h 14m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 64

Where to begin...? Austin Walker. No Man's Sky. Mafia III. Taylor Swift. Carbon Dioxide. The Witcher 3. Quantum Break. Cool Dudes? Garbage Plates. Trent Reznor. Science. Complex Motives.
12/08/16·3h 3m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 63

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!
05/08/16·2h 39m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 62

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.
29/07/16·1h 36m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 61

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).
22/07/16·1h 20m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 60

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.
15/07/16·1h 59m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 59

We're technically on vacation but that won't stop us from spending ridiculous amounts of time talking about ghosts, Evolve, Project Venture, and of course... Magic: The Gathering.
08/07/16·2h 11m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 58

Jeff returns from his virtual Ghostbusting, we go deep on Inside, talk about remastering games, releasing finished games, and the sadness and corruption spreading through The Sims 2.
01/07/16·2h 6m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 57

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.
24/06/16·2h 1m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 56

It's the end of E3 2016 and we gather our sleepy gang together to say farewell and talk about some of our highlights.
17/06/16·1h 18m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 55

Welcome to our awesome new set! We tackle some pre-E3 chatter, talk about Watch_Dogs 2, have our Overwatch update segment, listen to a bunch of music, yell for a little while, and answer your emails!
10/06/16·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 54

Nintendo adds a few more items to its E3 menu, there's talk of a Division movie with Jake Gylasjdfkjdhahaall, Alex played some Mirror's Edge Catalyst, and we've still got that Overwatch!
03/06/16·2h 14m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 53

Of course we're going to talk about Overwatch! And DOOOOOOM. And E3. AND, yes, we'll go and speculate on what all this Xbox One upgrade stuff could mean. Come, join us in the What If Machine!
27/05/16·2h 38m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 52

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
20/05/16·2h 27m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 51

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.
13/05/16·2h 25m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 50

What a great time! We've got Uncharted 4, the promise of Persona 5, hot new Star Wars games, a million Warhammer 40K properties, and Austin finally shares his detailed plans for galactic domination.
06/05/16·2h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 49

Nintendo drops some news about its E3 plans, we've got our PAX highlights, Jeff wants people to get off his grass, and we reveal exclusive details about the "Forty Hands" incident.
29/04/16·2h 13m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 48

It's time to chat about that PlayStation 4 news, which means a lot of Matrix talk. We also talk about Ken Levine's new gig, that big Kerbal update, GameStop's GameTrust, and more.
22/04/16·1h 57m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 47

It's tax season! We pay tribute to Dark Souls III, Enter the Gungeon, and Ratchet & Clank. We also do an audit of Final Fantasy XV and the happenings over at Rockstar. That and even more tax talk!
15/04/16·2h 29m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 46

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!
08/04/16·2h 18m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 45

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
01/04/16·1h 45m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 44

It's our birthday-riffic episode! It's also our rumor-iffic episode! So if you're a rumor or have a birthday, get on in here. We also air our new segment - League of Legend Character or G.I. Joe!
25/03/16·2h 18m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 43

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
18/03/16·1h 54m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 42

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.
11/03/16·2h 18m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 41

We get the scoop on No Man's Sky and Quantum Break, discuss how Factorio can ruin lives, spin up the speculation machine with Microsoft's latest announcements, and continue our hot Chameleon coverage.
04/03/16·2h 36m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 40

We've got pricing news that seems to make the reality of VR a bit more virtual, our thoughts on SUPERHOT, updates on the Coleco Chameleon and Leland Yee, your questions, our mistakes, and more!
26/02/16·2h 26m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 39

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.
19/02/16·2h 31m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 38

It's about XCOM 2, it's about Firewatch, it's about your trucking stories! We also spend some quality time talking about Quantum Break and our thoughts on PCs versus consoles.
12/02/16·2h 6m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 37

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.
05/02/16·2h 11m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 36

We're back after sacrificing some time to the podcast gods. We've got EA making E3 news, Sony make Sony moves, and GameStop doesn't just want to sell you games they want to publish them too.
29/01/16·2h 25m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 35

Sure, we talk about Deserts of Kharak, Oxenfree, and other video games but don't be fooled. This is not a video game podcast. It's a podcast about milk, weather forecasts, and Star Wars cakes.
22/01/16·1h 53m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 34

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.
15/01/16·2h 16m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 33

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.
08/01/16·2h 17m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 32

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!
01/01/16·1h 25m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 31

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.
25/12/15·2h 14m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 30

We fight off illness and lack of sleep to chat about Kojima, Devil's Third, and Destiny's new microtransactions. Also, somewhere in there, we answer emails, read your corrections, and write a movie.
18/12/15·2h 25m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 29

We go deep on Rainbow Six: Siege, Final Fantasy 7, and Ewoks... maybe too deep. We also share our thoughts from the PlayStation Experience, answer some burning questions, and so much more!
11/12/15·1h 55m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 28

We're traveled to San Francisco to get some impressions of Rainbow Six: Siege, chat about Super Smash Bros., and discuss the present and future of the entire video game industry.
04/12/15·1h 51m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 27

We gather up to give thanks to all the emails we received for this special episode. Of course, it wouldn't truly be a holiday without some controversy so we've brought a side dish of that too!
27/11/15·1h 49m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 26

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!
20/11/15·2h 15m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 25

It's time to talk some Fallout 4! So we do. We also check in with Mass Effect, J.J. Abrams, and your thoughts on the Halo universe in under thirty seconds. The battle for Arizona begins here.
13/11/15·1h 34m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 24

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.
06/11/15·1h 34m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 23

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!
30/10/15·2h 40m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 22

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.
23/10/15·2h 32m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 21

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.
16/10/15·2h 1m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 20

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!
09/10/15·1h 49m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 19

Pre-ordering, Crowd funding, Tony Hawk... can we make it through these "interesting" times? Can you get good internet in the Arctic Circle? Does the house always win? FIND OUT!
02/10/15·1h 40m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 18

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.
25/09/15·2h 5m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 17

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.
18/09/15·2h 32m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 16

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.
11/09/15·1h 50m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 15

Madden is out so game season is upon us! Mad Max, Metal Gear Solid V, and Until Dawn all get discussed. We also talk about getting paid for endorsed content, footbags, and Marry-oh.
04/09/15·2h 39m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 14

We're live at PAX Prime 2015 and here to talk about indie games, raising kids, and of course... anime.
28/08/15·1h 28m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 13

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.
21/08/15·2h 31m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 12

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..
14/08/15·1h 45m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 11

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?
07/08/15·2h 5m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 10

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?
31/07/15·2h 54m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 09

Why do some things hold up and others don't? Why do we want remakes? We explore nostalgia and some of our early game experiences. Also, Minions. Also, EVO, Rocket League, and even more Hearthstone!
24/07/15·2h 45m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 08

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
17/07/15·2h 12m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 07

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.
10/07/15·2h 21m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 06

What happened with Batman? Is Star Citizen a game? Is it better to have fluff content in your game to flesh out the world or to just streamline the whole experience? Maybe... it's a tie.
03/07/15·2h 8m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 05

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.
26/06/15·2h 23m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 04

We gather up in a dark room at E3 2015 to talk about our bright virtual and augmented future!
19/06/15·53m 30s

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 03

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
12/06/15·1h 50m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 02

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
05/06/15·2h 11m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 01

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.
29/05/15·1h 54m

The Giant Beastcast: Episode 0

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
22/05/15·2h 17m

The Giant Beastcast: Microphone Check

We're getting ready to spin up The Giant Beastcast tires this Friday 05/22/2015!
20/05/15·4m 22s
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