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The GamesBeat Decides podcast is the weekly show from VentureBeat's gaming team. The staff decides all of the biggest issues in gaming so you don't have to think for yourself.

GamesBeat Decides The Beef And Cheddar Boys

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The GamesBeat Decides podcast is the weekly show from VentureBeat's gaming team. The staff decides all of the biggest issues in gaming so you don't have to think for yourself.

    GOTY 2021: Personal top 5s, biggest surprise, games we didn't get, and more

    GOTY 2021: Personal top 5s, biggest surprise, games we didn't get, and more

    We run down our personal Top 5 games, and we talk about special categories to wrap up 2021. 

    Categories:

    Best games we had no expectations for (Doom 2016 award)

    The best game from an old franchise that needed a win

    Worst game of the year

    Most disappointing game

    Favorite gaming moment of the year

    Best character of the year

    2021 was the year of...

    Breakthrough in representation

    Game we didn't get

    Game everyone else didn't get

    • 1 hr 18 min
    231: WHERE THE BUTTHOLE GOES

    231: WHERE THE BUTTHOLE GOES

    GamesBeat Decides discusses where the butthole should go on this week's episode. But first editors Rachel Kaser, Jeff Grubb, and Mike Minotti dive into the news about Troy Baker's NFT voice market, Xbox's brisk sales, and more. Join them, won't you? 
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    • 1 hr 38 min
    230: OH, MY GOD! THEY KILLED E3!

    230: OH, MY GOD! THEY KILLED E3!

    E3 is dead again. We've been here like 40 times in the last 20 years. Can't wait to discuss this at the next E3. Join GamesBeat editors Jeff Grubb, Mike Minotti, and Rachel Kaser (and then Dean Takahashi) for a discussion of news topics and then answers to your questions. 

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    10 BEST GAMES OF 2021

    10 BEST GAMES OF 2021

    GamesBeat Decides the game of the year.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    229: MOST ANTICIPATED GAMES OF 2022

    229: MOST ANTICIPATED GAMES OF 2022

    On this week's GamesBeat Decides, editors Mike Minotti and Jeff Grubb look ahead to 2022. That includes a rundown of all the big games reportedly coming in the new year. The community, meanwhile, continues voting for its favorite game of 2021 as the GamesBeat Decides crew prepares its own GOTY deliberations. Things were quiet in the news, but Jeff and Mike caught up on a recent interview with Hideo Kojima and more. Listen, won't you?

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    • 1 hr 42 min
    228: SEASONINGS ****INGS

    228: SEASONINGS ****INGS

    A Christmas spectacular. GamesBeat editors Mike Minotti and Jeff Grubb take a look back at 2021 and answer your questions. Also, the community continues to vote on GOTY. 

    You can vote for GOTY here.

    • 1 hr 46 min

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