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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Cloudman Sam

A lot of people around here coughing and Im pretty sure I have a cold Yep Flu season is

 
 
ScionVyse

New video is up! Its about a game with a goose! Sunday afternoon bump!

 
 
Mike Sounders

Just learned the Syd Mead retired this Well RIP my hopes of having him do designs for the live action Also fun fact, he considers the Turn X, which is in the photo, to be his greatest design

 
 
triggerpigking

Sketched Peni Parker today from into the spiderverse, she was one of the best parts of the movie for

 
 
taterchimp

My dog kept eating the crotch out of my underwear while I Theres no such thing as a free

 
 
Nathan D

I have no idea how/why these Half-Life memes started popping up again, but Im 100% on board with

 
 
Sam van der Meer

The Switch takes outdoor gaming to the next level and I still love mine like a Also shout to @Plissken for the push to go with 20th Century Boys for my manga It’s GREAT so far! This photo WILL be

 
 
sp testure

So Project Lunar has already started on the Sega Mini and is making good Hats off to the excited to see what they come up with, when theyre :)

 
 
Matt I Guess

Destructoids official Discord requires you to add your phone number on Discord before you can use chat? Lmao, naw

 
 
RolanberryPrins

It feels like a low-power Time to play some low-power

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Next up on 2019s weird trend of bands that young adult Zer0 really enjoyed getting back together for new albums that surprisingly dont suck: Cold (of all bands)

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Well just found out there Ittle Dew 2 was delisted seemingly out of the blue a few days Very upset by this was trying to get some friends into the game very recently :( Luckily I still have it on my switch such a shame the devlopers deserve

 
 
Shinkz

Insert giggle snort here

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

New characters revealed for Blazblue: Cross Tag I like Elizabeth especially!

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Played the Ori demo on Switch before work this Good thing allergy season is starting so I can blame that on my red, blotchy Gonna have to get the full version on my next

 
 
whybmonotacrab

Anyone here remember this game? Think silent hill mixed with Apparently its part of the shadow hearts series which I unfortunately never got around to playing but I loved this one when I was a

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Anyone else having issues logging into their Dtoid account on mobile? I even have my password saved by default and it just boots me back to the home page without so much as an error

 
 
ScionVyse

Beat Links Awakening in one session Not 100%, but I did do a lot of the side content, and grinded out the bow rather than Its the game I remember to a Had fun, but Im glad I traded in for it rather than pay full

 
 
ShadeOfLight

The best part about Link’s Awakening is that in the credits music they Also, Ballad of the Wind Fish has never sounded Sing it, little

 
 
TheLimoMaker

The new Call of Duty game: Terrible spawns, even worse hit detection and an awful map flow thanks to rampant Its certainly a modern CoD game

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

Welcome home Vita 2

 
 
JcDent

Poor guy is just desperate for engagement at this point

 
 
Rudorlf

Well, this is a rather interesting

 
 
Parismio

Theres something very healing about playing the Links Awakening remake handheld while listening to John I feel very happy atm, especially seeing this bit

 
 
Alphadeus

Vanguard (2019) - Hi Sorry I havent posted in a long FFXIV Shadowbringers took up the majority of my I had a blast, such an amazing expansion that will most likely get better with each I wrote a new song too ^^

 
 
JcDent

The best Area 51 one meme,

 
 
Jetter Mars

Has anyone played the oft-forgotten game Kuon for PS2? Im thinking of tracking down a copy at some mom and pop game Id try online but those online prices

 
 
hlarge4

I got my first sinus infection of the season and it iant even officially fall Whose an overachiever? This guy! In less interesting news Castle Crashers is still amazing and BLOODSTAINED ON GAME PASS!!!!!

 
 
Chris Moyse

“No one will remember you when you die” ranks up there as one of the deepest insults anyone’s ever said to me when I beat them at a fighting The same match also had literal “chicken

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

ArcSys is having a livestream in about an hour for Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle where theyll be revealing some new Heres hoping for Hikage!

 
 
medicamecanica

Having more trouble getting the second jp only trails game to run but its the 7th one ive played this year and next month the 8th one will be here and Ill have conquered this damn goal I thought id have burned out but im pretty pumped!

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Welcome back to Strange Game Saturday! Tune in as we take a look at Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle!

 
 
Tricerapops

My favorite part of Links Awakening is that when I press buttons, Link does stuff in the game!

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Heres a reminder that the French have a different perspective for what constitutes as acceptable in

 
 
Funwithdigitalguns

@Jed Whitaker in your article about river city ransome underground you cant discount its sequel just because it did come out in Because there is a sequel for rcr called Downtown Special: Kunio-kun no Jidaigeki da yo Zenin Shūgō! On

 
 
bong264

Always good to go back to

 
 
Dere

Tales of Vespiria or Tales of

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

The best part about Link’s Awakening is that the entire game is on the No day one update or any of that No waiting for an install You just snap the game in, and you’re I fucking love

 
 
able to think

Oktoberfest update: All you can drink beer + turnstile exit = hilarity

 
 
JohnSmith123

Possible hot take? idk but the new Call of Duty having cross-play and cross-progression is a big deal for Think Ill pick that up and Hopefully itll be a trendsetter Every game should have

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

It is now officially the 21st night of September!

 
 
Dreggsao

The 14GB update on epic for Arkham Knight is all the DLC which is

 
 
ScionVyse

That Links Awakening HD Angler Cave theme, If only they would have left out the dissonant as hell original melody, and just kept the new horn

 
 
Dreggsao

Batman - Arkham Knight has a 14GB update on the Epic Are they putting Denuvo back in so it is unplayable for me again?

 
 
Electric Reaper

More news on the Storm Area 51 The Area 51 Basecamp event was closed cause not enough people showed up, a few more people got arrested, one dude got dehydrated, and the gathered crowd was rather well News link in

 
 
indigit4l

We learn etiquette from our parents so in turn we also learn what we behaviors we dislike in What do you recall that your folks didnt like that now you dont like? My examples in

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Hitman series update: Just finished So far its easily my favorite of the Blood Money is all set up, running at 1440p and looking On to the second mission and from what I can see, this looks like it might be the best

 
 
LastKingofHearts

Heres a Clock Tower commission I did awhile back Sorry for the lighting, it was hanging in the commissioners home when I grabbed the photo

 
 
LastKingofHearts

sorry for the double post of Dtoid gets weird with my

 
 
LastKingofHearts

I once had an entire vehicle covered in Sharpie This is a small I did it to a Honda Civic as well, with spray