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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

RiffRaff

Maybe Demons Souls isnt the best choice of games to play while trying to quit

 
 
Seymour

This is for anyone who wants to hear what AJFA sounds like properly Excellent work on drastically improving what was already a favorite album and a fun #ArbitraryMetalTuesday

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Got a bit further into Vergo Vs The Zodiac now and its pretty fun so Main story is simple,mainly a excuse to go to cool places but I like the story that is Lots of flavour text with every box having unique text and nice variety in

 
 
Kerrik52

The Reunion mod continues to do its I wonder how hard it would have been to use the battle models everywhere in the PS1 Looks so

 
 
IneptMelonhead

Beat kraid in Im enjoying it more than I thought I would based on the first few Im starting to get the hang of it

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

kinda ironic given that activision was originally founded by a group that broke away from atari due to a toxic work environment, 40 years ago

 
 
Jetter Mars

That Weiss fight in FF7 Remake is straight BULLSHIT! All of his moves are super hard to dodge, he can heal his stagger meter, he has 3 different forms, and one move he has instantly kills Keep the Carbuncle summon on hand, you may need

 
 
hester2

I’m curious to see what the Blizzard employees who signed the letter think about the boycott I’ve been in a similar (not near as bad) situation with an employer, and I was fucking TERRIFIED customers would It would mean More below

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
The Whore of Babylon

Im going to talk about all the cancelled Metroid games I could find in my eventual blog series, but I wanted to give a shout out to the unused villain of the original Metroid Prime 2, an insane AI with multiple Would love see it in a game!

 
 
taterchimp

Drunk on a monday because life is a joke, hooray!!! Spicy Chicken this weekend though, so thats a goal, right?

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Duncan Rhodes looks like an annoying cunt who wins bar trivia night every He looks both 14 and 40 at the same He always cums first, then leaves to Alright, Im The man is talented af, but christ he seems like a smarmy

 
 
NeoTurbo

Was planning on beating Mass Effect today, but a sudden case of some sort of flu postponed Runny nose, sore throat, super That sort of Might spend the rest of my evening checking out that Owl House cartoon on

 
 
Anonymous 20

Pokemon Unite just isnt making sense to I dont understand how Im consistently melted by opposing Pokemon I can handle losing, but I dont get HOW Im losing, and its becoming frustrating

 
 
indigit4l

Nearly everyone I grew up with that never moved away from those small Midwest/southern towns are

 
 
Zalno

Yesssssssssssssssssss!!!!

 
 
Ricky Namara

Howre you doing? Having a good Monday so far? Hey, did you know that the industry we love is rotten to the core?

 
 
Anonymous 20

Timeshift stones just might be my favorite Zelda series puzzle They do some really awesome stuff with it in Skyward

 
 
hlarge4

#striptoid

 
 
ctg867

I need to settle a debate: can FOV be a design choice or is it simply a setting, like resolution or framerate? My feeling is the I got some more thoughts below but Im curious what yall think

 
 
Riley1sSpook

I have committed numerous tax Get got

 
 
hlarge4

Current status:

 
 
Dr Mel

Is Qtoid going to get redesigned or changed? I dunno about everyone else, but something about the way it works now is perfectly mixed between message board, social media post, and a discord I hope if it does change that dynamic is

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Happy to say that Battlesector is as dope as the demo led me to It lacks variety but its a solid Not shocked, as its the Battlestar Galactica They know how to please a Hoping for some faction and campaign dlc down the line

 
 
Seymour

Huzzah! I have a webcam again! Ive noticed my viewer retention per video has been kind of low, so hopefully this

 
 
mullon

Everyone tune into Jeopardy right now, I want LeVar Burton to get all the

 
 
bong264

I AM SO FUCKING HAPPY RIGHT NOW!

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Hell Let Loose goes tomorrow and opens up the Eastern Big mood:

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Back from vacation and I got my VF5US/VFes soundtrack! But for now, its time for more Axiom Verge!

 
 
Cathedral

I bought a new I cant wait to (hopefully) sleep without

 
 
TheLimoMaker

It takes a lot for me to clench up at horror films, but rewatching The Descent reminds just how bloody well done its claustrophobic set pieces Caving never appealed to me to start with, but the film just hammers home how horrifying it is to

 
 
Spaceloaf

The most disappointing moment of Inazuma took place

 
 
mullon

Time to get that S ranking in RE2 Remake Hardcore Mode Leon 2nd

 
 
Inquisitive Raven

If you preorder Metroid Dread at Gamestop, you get a free pin set! As if I needed any more reasons to hold onto my

 
 
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Exber

Venting a Having a backlog sure has given me this sense of accomplishment and something to look for, but not all the games there do it for I used to play them all regardless, but no Cyber Shadow and Triforce Heroes

 
 
Tricerapops

Repost for the day crew because it was cool: When BFG Division kicks the This happened Lost Great

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Hmm, should I start with the new The World Ends With You tomorrow, or the Ace Attorney collection?

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Well, hes My first Spoose Made a lot of mistakes, learned a lot, and am only semi disgusted with the final To do anymore with him would be madness, and quite ugly Already too much paint on Anyway, yay!

 
 
LastKingofHearts

Fuck Bobby Started his Time to finish it Insta- upinsmokeproductions and check me at

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

For SMT fans SMT If was added this month to the Snes Switch lineup of But only in Japan which is kinda odd considering SMT V is a worldwide release so they must know the west cares about intrest in SMT or the game but shame its only for Japa

 
 
Neronium

I just spent the last 20 minutes figuring out sound problems on my The solution, turning it off then on I am the

 
 
Gajknight

Got back into SMT4 and been putting work #CurrentStatus

 
 
D-Volt

Rate my Gameboy/Color/Advance collection on the Sonic Trick Exclamation Scale: Good, Great, Awesome, Outstanding, or

 
 
Jetter Mars

Looks like Im getting a new phone this weekend (an S21 Ultra 5G) from an auction house in Itll give me an opportunity to go see my dad for a little bit

 
 
Mamekuma

Ive given up on working out Disqus with my old Dtoid account, so say hello to my new front page moniker: Mamekuma! With the same picture! I lost all my upvote history, but who cares, its like starting a fresh Xbox Live account all over again!

 
 
Boxman214

Good morning!

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

youre welcome