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Cheat Codes Ep. 84: Horse Latitudes

Rob Auten, professional game writer and consultant (Battlefield: Hardline, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Gears of War: Judgement), joins us for a whimsical jaunt right to the heart of the FBI’s new anti-radicalism game, Peter...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Ep. 83: Shut Up

Web columnist and game dev Brian White (TAY, Current Digital) joins us this week to go over his latest piece about playing HALO for the first time. He helps us out as we dissect blanket positivity in gaming criticism and we t...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast Ep. 82: Rock Block

Our buddy Alex Baard (Due Process project lead) returns to join in the conversation about Impostor Syndrome, a mobile app thats supposed to help ADHD sufferers, and the Steam curators ‘The Cut-Content Police.’ We’re in fine form ...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast Ep. 81: Tame a Horse

Davis Standley, Respawn Game Designer joins us from sunny California. We come to terms with our college days by investigating the Minecraft Education Edition, sharing our best rage quit stories and eye-balling the blurring line between movi...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast Ep. 80: Footlong

Kevin Katona, game designer at Wargaming.net joins us this week to ponder ESPN finally committing to eSports, earning class credit for playing video games (in Norway), and software pirates getting sad about PC games getting too tough to cra...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 79: Game Fax

Alexandra Lucas joins us in the studio to tell us about her new job as a game writer for Plarium games which will require a relocation to Ukraine! She helps us make sense of Hasbro’s reasoning for leaving Rey out of The Force Awakens ...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 78: Shampanya!

It’s the end of 2015! We get the core panel together, discuss #NewYearsResolutionsIn5Words, pour some champers and rattle off our favorite games of the year. We follow it up with an examination of the Valve DoS attack over Ch...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 77: Schwartzmas

Associate Producer at Bungie, Samir Patel is back with us in the studio this week to go over how all the VR makers are helping solve each others problems to establish a successful market. We also examine Microso...

 
 
 
 

On the next PStoid: Meanderbot!

Our guest as seen in widescreen PStoid is going to be doing its first episode of 2016 this weekend. We will be joined by none other than Meanderbot who over the years has contributed a heck of a lot to this community, too much to link ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 76: Vonderloost

Our old friend Nate Hitchcock joins us in the studio to talk about his work at Soulbound Studios on their MMORPG Chronicles of Elyria. He gets back in the mix pretty quick as we hash out topics like game design at sea, t...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 75: Exchange Rate

Alice Taplin, UK Content Assistant at audioBoom and host of the “Double Tap” gaming podcast joins us this week, all the way from merry old England.  We go over all the Final Fantasy VII remake news, Nintendo’s...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep 74: Mmm Sous-vide

We welcome the return of Fingered developer and game trailer auteur, James Id!  He brings his perspective along to help us break down the new multi-billion dollar Breaththrough Energy Coalition, the story behind ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

A New PStoid For Your Enjoyment with Guest Jack Shadow!

Sorry to barge in on you Dtoid, you weren't expecting us were you?After a short, unplanned sorta hiatus, PStoid is coming back for a new episode this weekend! Of course, we were never really gone. We'll also be posting the last episode (#34...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 73: Stay Classy

Happy early Thanksgiving everybody! We’re back to the core panel this week to ring in the holiday season. We break down the testimonials from old Nintendo “Powerline” workers, the implications of the new Valve Steam Sale plans and Ma...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 68: FascistWindPasser05

Alexandra Lucas is in the studio with us this week as we speculate on the new Nintendo NX rumors, the deserved success of Undertale and that odd survey that Riot is using on their League of Legends players. We round it all out with our usua...

 
 
 
 

PStoid Episode 33: Halloween Spooktacular!

Here's what happened in our Halloween Episode!On this special Halloween themed episode of PStoid: Nanashi loves Slender The Arrival, Neal wants to commit front yard property damage, Mike is surprised Yugioh is still a thing and special gue...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 67: Jello Shots

Consider this episode an early Christmas present from us to you! Bungie Assoc. Producer Samir Patel joins us again to talk about the new Destiny micro-transactions, VR Porn vs. Real Sex and the obviousness of a placebo effect in gaming. For...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Tohsaka

Im surprised this isnt CollegeHumor putting together an official movie or

 
 
medicamecanica

Gameplay premiere of ys 9 in a couple hours and maybe announcement of a new trails game!

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Fucked up, hanging out with some friends, smoking coffee hookah draanking bourbon Happy Saturday yall ;)

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

What do you call a neighborhood where several authors live? A writers #Beertoid

 
 
taterchimp

I beat Sunset If you like Spiderman, JSRF, Ratchet & Clank, Borderlands, Scott Pilgrim, Deadpool, constant media references, and just having fun, I recommend it

 
 
Shut Up Ace

People are complaining that the new Final Fantasy job, Dancer, isnt a Im just happy we have another ranged

 
 
Tohsaka

And for once, the data mine is Comes from

 
 
Cloudman Sam

There sure are alot of second season animes this just found out Cells at Work is getting a S2, among other

 
 
Remo Williams

Today I picked up a little gem called Sid Meiers Alpha Its generally considered one of the best strategy games ever created (if not the best), and after only an hour, I can see I think this will be well

 
 
Startyde

Clearly Google sees the writing on the Saw this at local Walmart and the realization that physical is all but dead hit like a

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Another one of my favorite albums of all time is celebrating a big anniversary this year: Madvillainy turns 15 today! Easily 1 of the greatest underground rap albums & probably for both Madlib & DOOM individually at their best, never mind

 
 
KingofPangea

So this is the first time Ive posted here since the end of Well, for the most I think it might be best to explain in the comments, provided thisll actually be public at all (this is a second attempt at

 
 
Rad Party God

To GIT GUD at Sekiro, you need to unlearn a whole decade of SoulsBorne

 
 
norpop

So i dont know if i like Im probably just a scrub but mini-bosses are just draining my will to play the Ill keep trying obviously but currently i think Sekiro might have me

 
 
MetalDeer

Swords

 
 
Michformer

I take my personal space seriously as a staunch individualist, so imagine my annoyance when some oafs taunted me in public by infringing upon my My being thick-skinned means hollow slights from hollow folks hardly made a dent on

 
 
 Deadgar64

Interaction + Discourse = Thats a perfectly reasonable mix up of words,

 
 
Aurachad

I have not been in the mood to play video games I just cant seem to concentrate on anything I blame getting back into

 
 
indigit4l

Hard to play games when this thing is sitting there staring at you like

 
 
Kerrik52

Ive cracked the Sekiro You need to abandon the BB strategy of dodge spamming and stunlocking and abandon the Dark Souls strategy of tanking and slashing Staying aggressive and alternating constant attacks and parries is the key to

 
 
lokhe

At what I think is the final boss of Sekiro This is gonna take a while :p

 
 
ShadeOfLight

At the Dutch Comic Con today, came across this awesome Excuse the lighting and the fact that I couldnt come up with a cool

 
 
Fuzunga

How come Destructoid is constantly reporting on FFXIV but never ESO? You guys didnt even post about the Elsweyr expansion coming this year!

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Anyone up for some Jackbox later today? Last session didnt go so well, so I want people to join for some voice chat if possible, announce who they are, to make sure only Dtoiders Im thinking 3:00 PM Bump: Anyone else wanna join?

 
 
Dere

Going to be hard pressed to find a game I like better than Sekiro this it

 
 
Electric Reaper

The World Video Game Hall of Fame is currently holding a public vote to induct more video games into the Hall of

 
 
TricksterX

Did Atlus make us wait all this time for Persona 5R news only for it to be announcement?

 
 
DrDoom

Hello Bracketeers! With rd1 done, we have a tight race, only one bracket down thus Speaking of that, tatergimp should be in Being wrong, ALL of the time is just as effective as having a time Pick his opponent, and cash in!

 
 
Silver the 3rd

Remember sna- errr wolf, this is a sneaking mission, youll have no back up

 
 
Gajknight

Boi 1: Hell, these bois deserve to be as dank as They memed just as Boi 2: Is that what Im supposed to tell your mother when she gets another dank, spicy meme? Boi 1 : You tell her that when you found me, I was with the only bois I had

 
 
Electric Reaper

Netflix and BBC have the same problem: making their TV episodes too

 
 
triggerpigking

55, dont feel like I can draw today for some anyway hyped as fuck for re zero season

 
 
Boxman214

Sekiro spoiler: your shadow actually dies 3 times

 
 
Dr Mel

This android update on my phone moved the clock from the top right to the top left and its breaking my brain, still a week

 
 
Shinkz

Ive had it since launch day but I guess this is finally happening

 
 
BruceZ

So far Sekiro is my favorite Spider-Man

 
 
Tohsaka

Gonna be a busy day on the This announcement, FF14 FES, tournament, FF14 update, FF15 Ardyn, FF7

 
 
Michformer

You know which food item doesn’t get enough love? Not only is its caloric load negligible, but it also boasts a plethora of gut-friendly bacteria that ward off illnesses, both minor and The raw, unpasteurized kind’s

 
 
absolutfreak

Sekiro: Also

 
 
PhilKenSebben

I usually hate people who dress up their

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Finally beat Smash Ultimate World of Light Some spirit battles can DIAF (looking at you Pauline) while others reap the rewards (Celebi, Zero)

 
 
Chris Moyse

Ive really disappointed myself I was supposed to do something, but my brain made me run away literally at the VERY latest moment First time Ive failed to push through the brain barrier in a Really It happens :(

 
 
MajinRotty

Chronicles of Linkles Fashion #6: Something smells fishy about this

 
 
Kerrik52

Im about 10 hours into Sekiro now and my hype remains somewhat Im not dying to explore the next area, but its still Tying progression to exploration is Same goes for getting stone-walled super hard by

 
 
Nathan D

Impressions on my hour or so playing Sekiro last night: pretty damn Havent died once yet and beat the first mid-boss (big Shogun boi) first try and only got hit This combat really speaks to Cant wait to get off work and really dig

 
 
Boxman214

I legit thought this would never Is this like the start of the actual apocalypse or something?

 
 
Soulbow

What the inside of my head currently feels #SiegeInMyHeadSaturday

 
 
Mike Sounders

YE YE YE YE

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

The new city in FFXIV that is infront of the Crystal Tower is based on an old concept of Limsa It also got teased back in with the Red Mage I am glad that they are reusing the core

 
 
Rudorlf

Finally watched The Worlds End, and it was Its on the lowest on my Edgar Wright movie ranking list, but not as disappointing as what the audiences says, and I do relate to what Gary King went through in the movie as I do