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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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GoofierBrute

Hey guys, so to celebrate me writing Games That Time Forgot, Im asking people for suggestions for Details in the Monday afternoon

 
 
Spiders For Sale

You are sick of the dark! When the automaton passes you as it returns from its trip downstairs, you try to take the lamp out of its Like the other automatons musket it is firmly attached; this time you decide to force it off!

 
 
D-Volt

Just wanted to share a fun little fake Citypop radio host segment I recorded of myself while I was I loved listening to Japanese radio while I was studying abroad in Japan, so this was

 
 
Fuzunga

I wasnt expecting them to go back go CG intros! Also, this is being streamed simultaneously in like 7 different And in case you are wondering, yes they did in fact cast Kira Buckland as

 
 
ctg867

So Im supposed to post a picture of the box and go whats in the box?! And then youre supposed to check the replies to see whats in the box? Did I do this right?

 
 
Kerrik52

As if February wasnt full enough, the unofficial RE4 remaster is out by This project has been going on forever and it looks so good! Cant wait for it to put R4make to shame

 
 
Raster Scanline

I may have had some issues with Dreads design but the animation, and really the entire presentation, is fucking Interesting to see broken down how much work went into making it look so effortlessly (Video contains spoilers)

 
 
Spiders For Sale

After repeatedly pushing and pulling the door handle there is first a relatively quiet creaking and crunching noise and then an audible, loud clank as the broken lock hits the stone The room behind the door looks packed

 
 
AdmiralAckbong

Hey dudes, I just wanted to thank you for the love and My life got turned upside down & you guys really helped make me feel Ill likely be doing a gofundme to help unfuck my life (any tips on this would be appreciated)cont comments

 
 
 Deadgar64

Serious question: Does him being there mean he gets songwriting credit? Perhaps production credit?

 
 
RiffRaff

This level design in SMT5 is driving me mad and isnt made any better with jank and a melting (Im at the end of area Its worse than SMT4s Might put it on the backburner and focus on Great Ace Attorney 2 and maybe start

 
 
mullon
 
 
Spiders For Sale

You shortly observe the automaton entering the room with the bookshelves behind you and then proceed As you reach the next landing you try to open the door to your It is However, the lock is about to come You push

 
 
Queen of Philosophy

Started playing Transistor yesterday and while its not my usual genre, Im liking it a lot more than I thought I would, including the story (and sure, Im struggling a bit in some hostile Also, the art is amazing 🤩

 
 
Seymour

“Qtoid” is not a marketable Thus, I propose we change this subset of Destructoid to It’s like Twitter, but with more Here’s an artist’s early concept of an original mascot:

 
 
Operative20

Got my tickets to Spiderman for Thursday the 16th in the early I didnt even realize itd be showing so Its also right after we arrive to our hotel for our short vacation/honeymoon so itll be a great start to the weekend

 
 
Dreggsao

Also if Clive Barker could finally finish the Art trilogy they could finally make a movie out of The Great and Secret Show and I could enjoy the endless internet debate of which one is the better small town The Great and Secret Show or

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Rule 236 of DToid: You spoil You

 
 
Dreggsao

There is a scene in the It remake where I knew in which direction the kid would turn to run away from something because for some reason I remembered that detail from the book more than 15 years The mind is a curious

 
 
Churros89

Fine folks, I need help with Regarding PC gaming, which one is the best controller, Dualsense or the Xbox? Also, other question: which one is better for someone with tiny baby hands, like my partner and also our son?

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

is too early for #Cursedmas?

 
 
NeoTurbo

This is my #PermanentStatus

 
 
Gajknight

#Motivational #HeadsUpGamers

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

When the chucklefucks in charged killed the ability for sites to run flash, it basically eliminated most of the cool virtual surgeries I used to teach and show my No other options, repeal and NOT

 
 
Voex

Still no Metroid stuff in I had loads in New Sad

 
 
RiffRaff

Is there a way to switch off my disqus badges? Pic

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Current Status:

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Never heard of this game before, its recently launched on Switch and has a 10% discount Even as somebody not really into Resident Evil much a GBA like Resident Evil like game with some pretty nice expressive animations sounds really

 
 
RiffRaff

Have a great week everyone!

 
 
Clarknovalis

What do you do for #morningcovers Well, I may have something morning everybody!

 
 
Neronium

Made it home safely and managed to get to world 6 in recording for Country Reyurns Was a long car ride but Donkey Kong gameplay made it go

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

Watched the movie Hackers for the first time, and it’s pretty dang I thought it would just be fun to laugh at (and it was!), but it was legit entertaining as heck

 
 
LaserPirate

Why do people talk to me when Im wearing headphones? You see the headphones but you still think I want to listen to Gah!

 
 
Whispering Willow

New New tablet (Galaxy S7 Did get another PS Direct invite for tomorrow but I expect Unless FFXVI is PS5 exclusive (doubtful given Yoshi P is involved) I think I may be able to wait for Spider-Man 2 or Wolverine

 
 
Silver the 3rd

Got my birthday present early this year and discovered a truly great shop I high o(and)r this is good?

 
 
ctg867

Crazy what being affordable and in stock will do for your product!

 
 
bong264

Sus Status:

 
 
Parismio

Maxs love for Rock Howard knows no bounds:

 
 
Yrahcaz But Snowy

So are we doing #Cursedmas this year? Just curious as a know some people said it made them uncomfortable and more likely to leave the site and I dont want either of those

 
 
Spiders For Sale

After a moment the automaton appears around the As you had anticipated – and desperately prayed for – it pays you no almost walks right into you with its new pile of books! You just about manage to dodge out of its

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Outer Wilds: Echoes of the Eye was basically a victory lap and essentially a full sequels worth of This game went from top ten to top What a brilliant little universe theyve I cant recommend it

 
 
Seymour

Whos got two thumbs and made the big mistake of watching this curious little thing called the Mandela Catalogue?

 
 
ScionVyse

I try to get out, but they just pull me back

 
 
TheLimoMaker

I have no attachment to the game its based on, but Arcane is just really bloody good television I have to

 
 
The Actual Charlton Heston

Happy First Night of Hanukkah, from your ol pal, Heston! May it be full of merriment, candles, exotic breads, undeniably Jewish fish, and foreign headwear! Chag Sameach, you filthy animals!

 
 
Anonymous 20

And the Platinum for Guardians of the Galaxy is done! Still got about 4 chapter left before finishing my NG+ run, but What a What a great Easily the sleeper hit of 2021 for

 
 
Gajknight

13 Sentinels is Incredible story told in a uniquely video game Fully Id also recommend Raging Loop, another super good VN if you want more after 13

 
 
Spiders For Sale

On your way back up you count the After nineteen you are back where you started with the dangerously armed automaton awaiting Proceeding further upwards you hear footsteps again and this time decide to stand your

 
 
Zoey Handley

Its been a while, but I have a hot, fresh review of 007 From Russia with Love up on the Game Complaint

 
 
Dreggsao

Guess something has to be in the text box when you post a