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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.

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San Francisco, CA

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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.

Twitter:

@giantbomb

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes
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841: Fair Use Brad Garrett

5/21/2024
This week we're all getting little sweet treats of ice cream while we chat about Cryptmaster, Dread Delusion, checking out the PC port of Ghost of Tsushima, and we get into our feelings on Senua's Saga: Hellblade II. We get all the way into news like GTA 6 coming out with a timeline, 2K bringing back a beloved franchise, Xbox reportedly greenlighting Ninja Theory's next game, and much more!

Duration:02:29:32

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840: Tom Braider

5/14/2024
This week we continue learning about the community's passion for Disc Golf, get into why Mike broke his wrist, and finding out about Jeff Bakalar's most important animals. We chat about Animal Well, Mullet Madjack, Little Kitty Big City, and the Braid, Anniversary Edition! We also take the time to answer your emails and breakdown today's top stories in videogames.

Duration:02:47:49

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839: REVENGEANCE

5/10/2024
Let's end the week by talking about some fun indie games that popped off this week. We chat about Crow Country, Animal Well, a little bit of Indika, and some of Shawn's secret projects! This week we also crown the MOM OF THE YEAR!

Duration:01:18:52

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839: Weird Bird Prison

5/7/2024
This week we start with the news with Microsoft shutting down the studios behind Redfall and Hi-Fi Rush, several Nintendo related stories like an upcoming direct, The Witcher 3's official mod editor launching, and more stories. We also wax poetically about Hades II, Abiotic Factor, Surmount, and Manor Lords!

Duration:02:38:23

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838: Hibachi Enthusiasts

4/30/2024
We've got a full five stack today as we chat with Bailey about her continued adventures in Fallout, Michael Higham's time with SMT V: Vengeance and Sand Land, Jan finishing Stellar Blade, and Jeff Grubb fixing a Switch Lite. We also recap the news about Garry's Mod takedowns, Microsoft making moves as a publisher, and we answer all of your lovely emails!

Duration:02:28:17

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

4/26/2024
Our dear friend Imran Khan stops by to chat with Jan, Grubb, and TurboShawn about Stellar Blade and the Mount Rushmore of Character Action Games!

Duration:00:55:31

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837: R1 to Brood

4/23/2024
This week we've got a whole pile of games to chat about as we talk about our time with Tales of Kenzara: Zau and how it stacks up to other Metroidvanias, Eiyuden Chronicles, Children of the Sun, playing games on your phone, the Hades II Tech Test, and more! We also chat about Embracer splitting up, PlayStation trophies heading to the PC, the ESA not defending libraries, more news stories, and YOUR lovely emails. Hobbit holes!

Duration:02:19:54

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836: Grey the Hedgehog

4/16/2024
This week we chat about some more previews from Tales of Kenzera: Zau, Jan's time with Harold Halibut, Shawn's secret projects, Treasure Planet for the PlayStation 2, and trying to get into Fallout. We also chat about the reality of the PS5 Pro coming, a slew of Final Fantasy related news, Nintendo skipping Gamescom, and more!

Duration:02:19:28

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835: REVENGEANCE

4/12/2024
Grubb, Mike, Shawn, and Niki are here to tell you about their time so far in Tales of Kenzera: ZAU, The Rogue Prince of Persia, and Helldivers 2! After that, they run through the games they're most looking forward to in the rest of 2024!

Duration:01:29:09

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835: Smack Blood Punch Wet

4/9/2024
With Jan out on assignment, Host Bakalar and Producer Grubb are joined by Shawn and Niki to talk about the Stellar Blade demo, Children of the Sun, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth and more! After that, discussions about a possible new SOCOM game, Xbox moving towards new processors, and Persona fans' obsession with a bucket of green paint! The now-infamous Persona pic: https://www.giantbomb.com/a/uploads/original/153/1530215/3567575-p25thspraypaintart.png

Duration:02:37:36

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834: REVENGEANCE

4/5/2024
Grubb, Mike, Shawn and Niki talk about their time in Dragon's Dogma 2, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, and Content Warning! Afterwards, they do a console "fantasy draft" to craft the best "team" of PS1 games! Vote for your favorite of the 4 drafted consoles here: https://twitter.com/JeffGrubb/status/1776340289818431532

Duration:01:05:42

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834: Velvet Sack

4/2/2024
This week we hit the green in a major way with Mario Golf! We also talk a bunch about Slice and Dice, the Stellar Blade Demo, more adventures in Dragon's Dogma 2, a grab bag of games from Shawn, and DIB going pro in Fortnite. We also give you the top headlines in video game news like Hollow Knight: Silksong reemerging, Silent Hill 2 getting rated, and more!

Duration:02:19:50

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833: REVENGEANCE

3/29/2024
Join us in celebrating the end of the quarter as we (Jan, Grubb, Mike, and a little bit of Bailey) crown the Game of the Year, so far! We also chat about South Park: Snowday, the Stellar Blade Demo, and more stories in Dragon's Dogma 2.

Duration:01:18:34

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833: CUTTER SLADE

3/26/2024
We're back from PAX East unscathed and ready to talk about South Park Snowday, Princess Peach Showtime, Outcast: A New Beginning, and our brief time with Dragon's Dogma 2! We also recap the hottest news like potential GTA 6 delays and read YOUR electronic mails!

Duration:02:23:55

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832: Upgrade Your Balls

3/19/2024
We've got Mike Minotti and Bailey Meyers joining the pod this week while we talk about the Sandland and Pepper Grinder demos, another casino roguelike in Bingle Bingle, Bailey's time at sea with Skull & Bones, and Mike's continued quest on the Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub Zero speed running charts. We also chat about PS5 Pro leaked details, Steam Families, Xbox Dev Kits popping up, and even more!

Duration:02:16:44

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831: REVENGEANCE

3/15/2024
Dan, Jan, Grubb, and Mike get into the virtual squared circle to decide what occupies the Mount Rushmore for best wrestling games! We also chat a bit about Mario Golf, Star Wars Battlefront Classic Collection, and Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown.

Duration:01:03:14

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831: Hi-Rizz Vest

3/12/2024
This week on the podcast we chat about our first two hours in Rise of Ronin, WWE2K24 being a pretty okay game, spinning yoyos in Penny's Big Breakaway, brief thoughts on Unicorn Overlord, and HotDog controllers! We also chat about the news from Mario Day, WB's insane business plans, and more!

Duration:02:28:40

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830: Muddy Buddies

3/5/2024
This week, Jan, Bakalar, and Grubb are joined by Polygon & The Besties' Russ Frushtick to talk more about their adventures through Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, Balatro, and Expeditions: A Mudrunner Game! Following that, they cover the updates on the Nintendo vs. Yuzu case, EA's continued turmoil, a whole bunch of other news and of course, your emails!

Duration:02:31:49

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829: Fantasian

2/28/2024
This week we chat extensively about more Balatro and some more talk about Final Fantasy VII Rebirth! We also squeeze in some Arzette and Unicorn Overlord chat as well. On top of that we cover the recent layoffs at Sony, a quick recap over the Pokemon Direct from this morning, and a whole slew of more news and emails!

Duration:02:48:08

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828: REVENGEANCE

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

Duration:01:27:16