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

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Description:

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

Twitter:

@giantbomb

Language:

English

Contact:

Giant Bomb 921 Front St. Suite 100 San Francisco, CA 94111


Episodes

828: REVENGEANCE

2/22/2024
We've got a full house today to chat about Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth! Don't worry because we dodge spoilers as Jeff Grubb, Lucy James, TurboShawn McDowell, Tamoor Hussain, Mike Minotti, and Emma Fyffe give their impressions on the game as a whole!

Duration:01:27:16

828: Like A Roll of Toilet Paper

2/20/2024
Jan's out for this one, so Host Bakalar and Producer Grubb join forces with Dan and Shawn to talk about cool indie games, the Switch 2's potential release window, and the glory of Baja Blast.

Duration:02:12:06

827: REVENGEANCE

2/16/2024
We got our dear friend from VGC News, Jordan Middler, on the podcast today to chat about games, the Switch 2, and whether or not Cloud Strife is popular!

Duration:01:10:40

827: Urn-ergy

2/13/2024
The Bombcast is for lovers! We chat about cards in Balatro, Bakalar's time with the dioramalike Harold Halibut, and how much we've been enjoying Helldivers 2! Grubb also explains the news such as Xbox's podcast, Switch 2 leaks, and even more news stories.

Duration:02:09:04

826: Whimsical Skips

2/6/2024
Let's all give Grubb a warm welcome back to the pod as he graces us with swift skips in the morning. We're also graciously joined by KindaFunny's SnowBikeMike as we dive deep into a whole bunch of Xbox and other Microsoft news! We chat about playtime in games, a bit about Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, and Jan gets into poker trouble.

Duration:02:34:59

825: REVENGEANCE

2/2/2024
It's all Persona 3 Reload today as we had a deep chat and a mini "review" of P3R with Jan, TurboShawn, Mike Minotti, and our dear friend Michael Higham! We also chat a bit about Test Test Test, Penny's Big Breakaway, and Tekken 8 before we dive DEEP into Tartarus.

Duration:01:15:20

825: FOOTLONG FRIDAYS

1/30/2024
Bailey Meyers is back on the show as we chat about a whole slew of games! We continue talking about Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, Tekken 8, Jan's brief time in Persona 3 Reload, and a whole bunch of small titles that Bailey checked out over the break! We also try our best to cover Microsoft's mass layoffs, a Deus Ex game being cancelled, Switch 2 rumors, and whether or not someone should precut our steaks!

Duration:02:33:30

824: REVENGEANCE

1/26/2024
We got Imran Khan, Lex Luddy, and Jesse Viteli in the building to talk about Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth and our favorite numbskull: Ichiban Kasuga!

Duration:01:00:04

824: Year of the Segue

1/23/2024
We got our friend John Warren on the show today to chat about Glydr! Help control games with your feet! We also got a loaded plate of games while we chat about playing and all the things surrounding Palworld, the audacity and greatness of Tekken 8, and loving the island life in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth! We also tackle all of the week's biggest game news like the unfortunate Riot layoffs, Walmart throwing away physical games, and rumors of Shadow the Hedgehog's casting. Check out Glydr at glyder.gg or feetlegal.com!

Duration:02:33:07

823: REVENGEANCE

1/19/2024
Turns out we also like things that aren't games! We bring you some of our favorite nongame stuff that we found or liked in 2023!

Duration:01:25:53

823: Cumulative File

1/16/2024
This week we continue our positive chatter about Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, we somehow are coerced to talk about wrestling for a portion of time, Jan gets into a new game called "Poker", and Shawn prepares for Tekken 8's eventual release and revisits some 3D fighters of yore. We also talk about the upcoming Elden Ring DLC, Dragon's Dogma 2 being newbie friendly, and more!

Duration:02:07:40

822: REVENGEANCE

1/12/2024
We got the whole gang here to review Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown AND to draft their picks in Giant Bomb's first ever Fantasy Critic league!

Duration:01:47:20

822: Derelict Mall

1/9/2024
We have our dear friend friend John "Super Eye Patch Wolf" to chat about In Stars and Time, his experience with Lies of P, a bit of Void Strangers, Jan's forray into exposure therapy with Wallace & Gromit in The Grand Getaway, Asgard's Wrath II, Cobalt Core, and Grubb's time with Pacific Drive. We also chat about the possibility of a big Xbox game heading to other platforms, an upcoming Xbox Direct, and more!

Duration:02:19:32

821: REVENGEANCE

1/5/2024
We had a bit of a light gaming week on account of being busy, but Jeff, Jeff, Shawn, and Niki are still here to give you a nice, long (and sometimes heated) conversation about what we predict PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo will do in 2024!

Duration:01:17:15

821: YOU CAN'T KICK ME

1/2/2024
Jan's out sick for this one, so Bakalar's taking over as co-captain of the ship! We're starting the new year right by talking about how soda sucks, Gremlins 2 (apparently) rules, and as it turns out: We like playing video games. Following that, we chat about how into Kojima's weirdness we are, the Switch getting a flash cart, and Mickey Mouse joining the public domain (featuring the opinions of a couple of our friends).

Duration:01:48:58

820: Jogger Strats

12/26/2023
We at GBHQ are hoping you're having a wonderful Holiday break! We got together to put one more Bombcast in the chamber before the new year! Jeff, Jeff, and Jan chat about the 2024 games that they're most excited about!

Duration:01:10:11

819: Dirty JPEGs

12/19/2023
Welcome to the last live Bombcast of the year! We have a great time zipping around in The Finals, reset our futures in God of War: Valhalla, and flip dwellings in House Flipper 2! We also have an extended chat about the unfortunate Insomniac leaks, the discovery of a possible Luigi in Super Mario 64, and your emails!

Duration:02:07:34

Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2023: BONUS MUSIC EPISODE

12/15/2023
We couldn't end Game of the Year season without deliberating on Best Game Music of the year! Listen along as we rediscover banger after banger and try our hardest to crown today's winner. Special thanks to YOU at home for hanging out this whole Game of the Year season. <3

Duration:01:41:20

Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2023: FINALE

12/13/2023
WE HAVE ASSEMBLED IN PERSON to discuss some more categories like "Please Stop", "Most Disappointing", "Best Moment/Sequence", and to crown the real GAME OF THE YEAR!

Duration:01:30:48

818: Please Wrap it Up

12/12/2023
We're back after a long week in Los Angeles! We recap our time during The Game Awards and then GB Live, as well as our misecellaneous shenanigans around Los Angles, and also we squeeze in talking about video games! We also bit adieu to E3 as it is officially announced as gone!

Duration:02:47:41