The Giant Beastcast

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 212

    Jun 14 2019

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 211

    Jun 07 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 210

    May 31 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 209

    May 24 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 208

    May 17 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 207

    May 10 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 206

    May 03 2019

    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 I think our Sonic news is already outdated, Twitter has probably exploded again, and we probably know how Chewbacca poops.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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 205

    Apr 26 2019

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 204

    Apr 19 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 203

    Apr 12 2019

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 202

    Apr 05 2019

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 201

    Mar 29 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 200

    Mar 22 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 199

    Mar 15 2019

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 198

    Mar 08 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 197

    Mar 01 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 196

    Feb 22 2019

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 195

    Feb 15 2019

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 194

    Feb 08 2019

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 193

    Feb 01 2019

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 192

    Jan 25 2019

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 191

    Jan 18 2019

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 190

    Jan 11 2019

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 189

    Jan 04 2019

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 188

    Dec 28 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 187

    Dec 21 2018

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 186

    Dec 14 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 185

    Dec 07 2018

    We're all tucked away making Game of the Year content, but things are still happening and important discussions must be had. Mostly...

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 184

    Nov 30 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 183

    Nov 23 2018

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 182

    Nov 16 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 181

    Nov 09 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 180

    Nov 02 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 179

    Oct 26 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 178

    Oct 19 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 177

    Oct 12 2018

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 176

    Oct 05 2018

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 175

    Sep 28 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 174

    Sep 21 2018

    "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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 173

    Sep 14 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 172

    Sep 07 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 171

    Aug 31 2018

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 170

    Aug 24 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 169

    Aug 17 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 168

    Aug 10 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 167

    Aug 03 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 166

    Jul 27 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 165

    Jul 20 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 164

    Jul 13 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 163

    Jul 06 2018

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 162

    Jun 29 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 161

    Jun 22 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 160

    Jun 15 2018

    Just another day at old Beastcast HQ, talking about video games that have yet to be released and being joined some very special guests.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 159

    Jun 08 2018

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 158

    Jun 01 2018

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 157

    May 25 2018

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 156

    May 18 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 155

    May 11 2018

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 154

    May 04 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 153

    Apr 27 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 152

    Apr 20 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 151

    Apr 13 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 150

    Apr 06 2018

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 149

    Mar 30 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 148

    Mar 23 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 147

    Mar 16 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 146

    Mar 09 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 145

    Mar 02 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 144

    Feb 23 2018

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 143

    Feb 16 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 142

    Feb 09 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 141

    Feb 02 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 140

    Jan 26 2018

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 139

    Jan 19 2018

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 138

    Jan 12 2018

    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...

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 137

    Jan 05 2018

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 136

    Dec 29 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 135

    Dec 22 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 134

    Dec 15 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 133

    Dec 06 2017

    It's The Giant Beastcast Q&A show where you ask the questions and we answer them! It's a pretty good concept.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 132

    Dec 01 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 131

    Nov 24 2017

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 130

    Nov 17 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 129

    Nov 10 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 128

    Nov 03 2017

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 127

    Oct 27 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 126

    Oct 20 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 125

    Oct 13 2017

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 124

    Oct 06 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 123

    Sep 29 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 122

    Sep 22 2017

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 121

    Sep 15 2017

    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?

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 120

    Sep 08 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 119

    Sep 01 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 118

    Aug 25 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 117

    Aug 18 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 116

    Aug 11 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 115

    Aug 04 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 114

    Jul 28 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 113

    Jul 21 2017

    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...

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 112

    Jul 14 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 111

    Jul 07 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 110

    Jun 30 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 109

    Jun 23 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 108

    Jun 16 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 107

    Jun 09 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 106

    Jun 02 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 105

    May 26 2017

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 104

    May 19 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 103

    May 12 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 102

    May 05 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 101

    Apr 28 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 100

    Apr 21 2017

    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?

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 99

    Apr 14 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 98

    Apr 07 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 97

    Mar 31 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 96

    Mar 24 2017

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 95

    Mar 17 2017

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 94

    Mar 10 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 93

    Mar 03 2017

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 92

    Feb 24 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 91

    Feb 17 2017

    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 Beastcast: Episode 90

    Feb 10 2017

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 89

    Feb 03 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 88

    Jan 27 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 87

    Jan 20 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 86

    Jan 13 2017

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 85

    Jan 06 2017

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 84

    Dec 30 2016

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 83

    Dec 23 2016

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 82

    Dec 16 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 81

    Dec 09 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 80

    Dec 02 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 79

    Nov 25 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 78

    Nov 18 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 77

    Nov 11 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 76

    Nov 04 2016

    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?

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 75

    Oct 28 2016

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 74

    Oct 21 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 73

    Oct 14 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 72

    Oct 07 2016

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 71

    Sep 30 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 70

    Sep 23 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 69

    Sep 16 2016

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 68

    Sep 09 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 67

    Sep 02 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 66

    Aug 26 2016

    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?

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 65

    Aug 19 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 64

    Aug 12 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 63

    Aug 05 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 62

    Jul 29 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 61

    Jul 22 2016

    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).

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 60

    Jul 15 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 59

    Jul 08 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 58

    Jul 01 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 57

    Jun 24 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 56

    Jun 17 2016

    It's the end of E3 2016 and we gather our sleepy gang together to say farewell and talk about some of our highlights.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 55

    Jun 10 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 54

    Jun 03 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 53

    May 27 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 52

    May 20 2016

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 51

    May 13 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 50

    May 06 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 49

    Apr 29 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 48

    Apr 22 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 47

    Apr 15 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 46

    Apr 08 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 45

    Apr 01 2016

    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 Giant Beastcast: Episode 44

    Mar 25 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 43

    Mar 18 2016

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 42

    Mar 11 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 41

    Mar 04 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 40

    Feb 26 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 39

    Feb 19 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 38

    Feb 12 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 37

    Feb 05 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 36

    Jan 29 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 35

    Jan 22 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 34

    Jan 15 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 33

    Jan 08 2016

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 32

    Jan 01 2016

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 31

    Dec 25 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 30

    Dec 18 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 29

    Dec 11 2015

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 28

    Dec 04 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 27

    Nov 27 2015

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 26

    Nov 20 2015

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 25

    Nov 13 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 24

    Nov 06 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 23

    Oct 30 2015

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 22

    Oct 23 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 21

    Oct 16 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 20

    Oct 09 2015

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 19

    Oct 02 2015

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 18

    Sep 25 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 17

    Sep 18 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 16

    Sep 11 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 15

    Sep 04 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 14

    Aug 28 2015

    We're live at PAX Prime 2015 and here to talk about indie games, raising kids, and of course... anime.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 13

    Aug 21 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 12

    Aug 14 2015

    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..

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 11

    Aug 07 2015

    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?

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 10

    Jul 31 2015

    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?

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 09

    Jul 24 2015

    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!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 08

    Jul 17 2015

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 07

    Jul 10 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 06

    Jul 03 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 05

    Jun 26 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 04

    Jun 19 2015

    We gather up in a dark room at E3 2015 to talk about our bright virtual and augmented future!

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 03

    Jun 12 2015

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 02

    Jun 05 2015

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 01

    May 29 2015

    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.

  • The Giant Beastcast: Episode 0

    May 22 2015

    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

  • The Giant Beastcast: Microphone Check

    May 20 2015

    We're getting ready to spin up The Giant Beastcast tires this Friday 05/22/2015!