Hbomb & Friends (general)

It’s Game of the Year time again, and it’s time for Harold (@usfhbomb), Jared (@kohaku233), & Matt (@mattmanver2) to break it down.

Intro: Fitz & the Tantrums- Handclap

Outro: Fire Emblem Fates- Lost in Thoughts All Alone

Direct download: hf114.mp3
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We wrap up our GotY Hbites with Gamemaker of the Year, Most Anticipated, and our finals of Game of the Year.

Gamemaker of the Year

  • Harmonix
  • Jackbox
  • Nintendo
  • Square Enix

Most Anticipated of 2017

  • Cosmic Star Heroine
  • Cuphead
  • Nidhogg 2
  • Sonic Mania

Game of the Year (finals)

  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • Jackbox Party Pack 3
  • Stardew Valley
Direct download: hbites010117.mp3
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It’s Harold (@usfhbomb), Jared (@kohaku233), & Matt (@mattmanver2) as we talk Rock Band 4, Stardew Valley, Final Fantasy XV, NES Classic Edition, Super Mario Run, the Assassin’s Creed movie, Cuban food, Culver’s, PSX news, & more.

  • Rejected Titles:
    • Jared Does His Duty
    • No Wal-Mart in Dunk City

Intro: George Michael- Faith

Outro: Bearstronaut- Shadow

Direct download: hf113.mp3
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More GotY goodness, as it's time for Best Port, Best Mobile, Best Handheld, and the Game of the Year Wild Card.

Best Port

  • Guild of Dungeoneering (iOS)
  • Mini Metro (iOS)
  • Pac-Man 256 (PS4/XB1/PC)
  • Super Mario Maker (3DS)
  • (Dragon Quest VII excluded- not just a simple port)


Best Mobile

  • Guild of Dungeoneering
  • Mini Metro
  • PvZ Heroes
  • Super Mario Run


Best Handheld

  • Dragon Quest VII
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Picross 3D Round 2
  • Pokemon Sun/Moon

Game of the Year Wild Card

  • Drawful 2
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Pokemon Sun/Moon
  • Stardew Valley
Direct download: hbites123016.mp3
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More GOTY goodness as we have the prelims for Game of the Year.

  • Pool 1
    • Amplitude
    • Drawful 2
    • Fire Emblem Fates
    • Tharsis
  • Pool 2
    • Dragon Quest Builders
    • Forza Horizon 3
    • Stardew Valley
    • Tumblestone
  • Pool 3
    • Dragon Quest VII
    • Jackbox Party Pack 3
    • Picross 3D Round 2
    • Pokemon Sun/Moon
  • Honorable mentions: Pocket Card Jockey, Project X Zone 2, Super Mario Run
Direct download: hbites122716.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm EST

Thank you for joining us for part 1 of H&F's Game of the Year Awards. Awards discussed on this episode:

2015 Revisited:

  • Guild of Dungeoneering
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Jackbox Party Pack 2
  • Splatoon

Best Multiplayer

  • Jackbox Party Pack 3
  • Drawful 2
  • Tumblestone
  • Forza Horizon 3

Best Post-Release Support (Old & new games w/ post-release content in 2016)

  • Rock Band 4
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • Guild of Dungeoneering
  • Honorable mentions: Super Mario Maker, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS/Wii U, Splatoon, Animal Crossing New Leaf, Plants vs. Zombies 2
Direct download: hbites122616.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

It’s Harold (@usfhbomb) & Jared (@kohaku233) as we talk Pokemon Sun/Moon, Desert Bus for Hope, Forza Horizon 3, Burnout Paradise, head injuries, game delays, Switch rumors, and the incredible power of moms.

Intro: Hootie & the Blowfish- Only Wanna Be With You

Outro: Howard Jones- No One is to Blame

Direct download: hf112.mp3
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It’s Harold (@usfhbomb) & Jared (@kohaku233) as we talk Rock Band Rivals, Jackbox Party Pack 3, Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, Master Blaster Zero, the Mega Drive’s return to Brazil, Harambe goes back to high school (sort of) & more.

Rejected title: Jared is Not a Gremlin

Intro: Smash Mouth- Then the Morning Comes

Outro: Smashing Pumpkins- Bullet With Butterfly Wings

Direct download: hf111.mp3
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Harold (@usfhbomb), Matt (@mattmanver2), & Jared (@kohaku233) talk Nintendo Switch, Animal Crossing New Leaf’s amiibo update, & more.

Direct download: p64-54.mp3
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It’s Harold (@usfhbomb) & Jared (@kohaku233) as we talk Retro Game Treasure, ReCore, 100 ft Robot Golf, Forza Horizon 3, delays, award scams, & more.

Intro: Beastie Boys- Brass Monkey

Outro: James Silva- I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1

Direct download: hf110.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST