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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

Neronium

Me when I discover Chroma Key in my editing software and the sky happens to be 1 static Yes that is a gif of fire when playing the

 
 
TheIntern

So maybe John Wick is a Neo clone from one of the previous cycles, only instead of becoming the One he works for the He almost got out but they killed his

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

FFXIV is adding Dancer as a new ranged DPS job! Theyre also adding the Hrothgar, which are a playable male-only race that are for all intents and purposes the Ronso from FFXI, horns and lion faces and Viera will remain

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, tonight for the MtG tourney, me and Renaud played and then me and bass Heres some actual footage of how all of the matches I played went for need to do some deck

 
 
hester2

Any PS4 Division 2 players, hit me up with a request! Gadogs61887 is my This game is kicking my ass

 
 
NeoTurbo

One more week and Im free from this dumb job! Looking forward too moving on to better

 
 
mullon

I am really enjoying Cosmic Star Heroine, but its babys first turn-based RPG, and babys first cyberpunk

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Part 24 of Sonic Adventure DX will most likely give you the :(

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Good news, everyone - Im getting a new bed tomorrow! It has drawers, a firm-but-comfy mattress, and isnt held up by cinder blocks like my last Im also getting a dresser with a mirror, which Ill have to get used to because Im

 
 
JuIc3

Sekiro makes my balls

 
 
Seymour

I watched Bob Ross for the first time via the Friday marathon on I love him! He believes in This is my favorite painting he Also, contributed 3 to the !ripdevil counter!

 
 
Tricerapops

Yall should not sleep on Hypnospace Outlaw and Baba is I know everyone is playing Sekiro, but these two are going to be mentioned a lot during GOTY Really great

 
 
Tohsaka

Im gonna have to get used to Heart having an English voice

 
 
taterchimp

Des Moines be with you, gajknight

 
 
dephoenix

I beat Golden Sun! Ill put more detailed thoughts in the comments, but the TL;DR version is that I thought it was a good game, but I was left a tad upset that it felt like an unfinished story, and while I liked it I ultimately didnt love

 
 
ChandlerS04

Top Genesis games for me: Castlevania Bloodlines, Shining Force II, Sonic (3) & Knuckles, Streets of Rage 2, Earthworm Jim, Xmen 2 Clone Wars, Gunstar Heroes, Phantasy Star IV, Landstalker, and Alien What are yours?

 
 
siddartha85

This is stuck in my head, so enjoy the chill #musictoid

 
 
maycausecancer

Not playing Got other

 
 
Nathan D

YOULL LEARN TO APPRECIATE ITS WORTH

 
 
indigit4l

performed these acts under the direction of individual number one Now its no more recommended indictments?? Not for Jr? FBI investigations are ALWAYS focused on those at the Im supposed to be happy Cohen, Manafort, etc got time but not boss?

 
 
Remo Williams

I just finished a replay of Bioshock 2, and I personally would love to see another Bioshock set in I was thinking of potential modern day or near-future scenarios where Rapture is rediscovered and I would love to hear your ideas!

 
 
Vesalius

The future is

 
 
Damien Quicksilver

I just love this album cover! I dont care what you think, this is metal The album itself is rather middling, seen any awesome album covers recently?

 
 
Rudorlf

Arrogant Sweeney thinks what EGS did is for the greater good, but we are too short-sighted to see it that

 
 
eastyy

Grim Dawn Expansion out next Wed The base game i had backed on Kickstarter and it is great, though can be a hard almost frustratingly so at times

 
 
FakePlasticTree

A purchase is surely

 
 
triggerpigking

Miles Morales from spiderverse, god I love this damn

 
 
Electric Reaper

Needs moar dakka! This mod looks like a lot of

 
 
Vincentdante

Sekiro is hard as That is my update on my gaming

 
 
TurboKill

Getting Sekiro on PC was definitely the right Solid 60fps at Max on my Its a pretty good looking Cant wait to get the rest of my PC parts and try this at the combat feels so good

 
 
bong264

Instead of Sekiro I spent an entire trail sucking poison out of people only to get my fortune wasted away through shitty

 
 
indigit4l

Im going to watch analysis of the Mueller report being turned in finally (YAY!!!) and then play

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Should I buy Sekiro or play Bloodborne for the first time?

 
 
TheIntern

Bringing back Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as Shang Tsung is just 100%

 
 
AtomicBanana

Im gonna buy my mom a birthday present and play FFXIV,

 
 
Electric Reaper

I dont like Everspaces Sentinel playable It only has 1 gun slot, limiting its weapon It has a focus on electronic warfare that doesnt suit For all its flaws, the Gunship is a better

 
 
Boxman214

Bonnie Ross prevented Halo from falling into the hands of Gearbox, As many problems as I have with what 343 has done with the franchise, I shudder to think what Gearbox would have

 
 
Dere

Im going to play with my dingy and play Sekiro,

 
 
medicamecanica

Never ever censor your game for any reason, but also never ever put in any political stuff I disagree Is really getting

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

99% of my deaths in Sekiro – pressing L2 to

 
 
Steel Squirrel

That feeling when you realize King of the Hill is on Gonna be a good weekend full of games and hearing about how That boy aint

 
 
TurboJasper

Yo, they put Trials on the The absolute Love that shit, needed to be mobile since

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Spoilers for hit a wall methinks more

 
 
Gajknight

Theyre the worlds most fearsome fighting team (Were really hip!) Theyre heroes in a half-shell and theyre green (Hey - get a grip!) When the evil Shredder attacks, These Turtle boys dont cut him no slack! Pokemon! Current status:

 
 
SirNinjaFace

Im gonna go watch Us then continue playing Sekiro afterwards, thnx

 
 
Michformer

I seldom play games these days (no shortage of novels to peruse), but my desire to revisit the past and identify the most crucial parts of my creative self has led to this here

 
 
Tohsaka

Yea, thats definitely a ramp up for Hearts sprite since

 
 
house4lyfe

Im gonna get some condoms and play with a hooker named Sekiro after work, thnx