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Giant Bomb's Game of the Year 2023: Day 1

1 December 2023 - 3 hours 8 mins
Podcast Series Giant Bombcast

THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE YEAR IS UPON US, GAME OF THE YEAR SEASON! We got the whole gang here to chat about 7 CATEGORIES to kick off Day 1 of deliberations.

Those categories are:

Cheesecake Factory’s Ben Starr Presents BEST DEBUT (characters, studio, IP, etc)JEFF BAKALAR’S BEST RUNNING AROUND (the spirit of moving)BEST 2022 GAME WE DIDN’T TALK ABOUTBEST ALAN WAKE CHARACTERBEST GAME YOU BOUNCED OFF OFBEST NEW HARDWAREBEST GAME MECHANICWe'll be back this coming Tuesday for Day 2 of deliberations and 7 more categories!

3 hours 8 mins

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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!

1 hour 27 mins

22 February Finished

828: Like A Roll of Toilet Paper

828: Like A Roll of Toilet Paper

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.

2 hours 12 mins

20 February Finished



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!

1 hour 10 mins

16 February Finished

827: Urn-ergy

827: Urn-ergy

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.

2 hours 9 mins

13 February Finished

826: Whimsical Skips

826: Whimsical Skips

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.

2 hours 34 mins

6 February Finished



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.

1 hour 15 mins

2 February Finished


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