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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

Morty

Lets add a bit of positivity to the recent and mostly fair GoT I wish all of us a nice finale to an awesome Valar

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
Boxman214

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
Startyde

A lesson in grieving for my GoT friends: no matter how poorly paced, badly written, rushed or non sensical the finale may seem tonight, just close your eyes, breathe, and assume the whole thing was just indoctrination by *thumbs up*

 
 
medicamecanica

Its a popular time for birthdays cause its mine too! Found out my fellow closer has the same exact birthday and requested off way in advance so im at work like:

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
taterchimp

John Wick 3 was hella good, and when 4 Seasons started playing I got shivers

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Gradius 1 - Tough but Gradius II - Just plain Gradius III - Tough and Gosh I hope IV and Gaiden arent this Gradius III is kicking my Theres a reason its considered one of the hardest games ever made, huh? Halfway

 
 
Electric Reaper

The Outer Wilds devs are being assholes, banning people from their Steam forums for talking about how Backers can get Of course people want refunds after the game went Epic store

 
 
absolutfreak

We survived Tough Mudder Philly Heres the after 9 miles and 25 obstacles later, exhausted and a little banged Had so much fun

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Anyone looking to replace their old game systems?

 
 
windblades

Returning to The Witcher 3 after a long Anything I should keep in kind while playing, other than remembering that the world outside the game exists?

 
 
Hypno

Since my cute nemesis Gaj posted a retro spin on the Halo theme, I will post an even more retro take on this iconic

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Starting today, I have a whole week off from my day and then my NEW day job starts the week after Its gonna be an interesting 9 days~

 
 
Parismio

Happy birthday to my bday bro in arms, Hope you have a good day as well!

 
 
jobejoe

Sekiro update - Ive reached Hirata Estate Hidden Temple boss and the mini-boss straight after the Ashina Castle About 8 hours gameplay in dont think this is the game for Glad I tried it

 
 
SpielerDad

Watching Halle Berry train for John Wick 3 makes me feel all funny, in a good

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
PatBateman17

Last night I had a dream I was playing indoor baseball with Wes Tacos, only the bat and ball were cookie sure what that means but maybe I’m having a life crisis? 😂

 
 
ScionVyse

Its about time I played through DS2 There are still a ton of builds Ive yet to try, so I need to get on

 
 
Tricerapops

I think the square footage of my shitty apartment qualifies as a tiny home so why isnt anyone eating out my asshole about how considerate I am about my footprint? I own a I am not Captain Planet, I am just

 
 
Electric Reaper

How could a once scary main character and a currently scary main character get scared by a horror video game?

 
 
Churros89

Been playing Not Sonic Adventure (AKA Spark the Electric Jester 2) this weekend, and so far it is pretty fun! While this one is rougher around the edges and feels more amateur than the first game, this is still a really good platforming time so

 
 
IneptMelonhead

Just finished Still hooked on fortnite (and embarrassed about Need to get back into BotW and Hollow

 
 
Boxman214

Prediction for last episode of GoT, having only seen the first ever episode: everyone Like, literally, everyone

 
 
Gajknight

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
dephoenix

People asking the real questions on Fire Emblem: Three Houses Amazon

 
 
AdmiralAckbong

Happy bday Parismio! Hope you get some cool gifts, eat good food and have an excellent Live it up and get your peepee touched!

 
 
Scissorhands

There is only one God and his name is And there is only one thing we say to Death: “not What will Daenerys say to him tomorrow?

 
 
jobejoe

Never thought I was going to love Etrian Odyssey Untold as much as I have Its a long JRPG dungeon crawler, but it pretty consistently throws new situations the players Love exploring the dungeons/ so many close situations! Love it!

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

If Griffith was a #Striptoid

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I had an amazing 10-roll in Dragalia Lost this morning! I got nearly all the new Adventurers at once, plus a Sumo SUMO DRAGON!!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
Flegma

Talk enough of something and theyll give in Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam and all that Which is why Ive looked a bit too often what old Gundam games look like

 
 
MeeGhoulz

Guys, this is awesome!How come I neverheard of it?

 
 
JcDent

Oops

 
 
Chris Moyse

Happy Birthday Parismio!, hope youre having a wicked weekend

 
 
Fuzunga

You can cleave something apart or you can cleave something Goodbye forever, you lovable

 
 
Parismio

Im 27 few more years til the big 3-0!

 
 
JcDent

Im glad people managed to turn link-relateds idiots aborted gf/sister/daughter bullshit into something actually

 
 
Tricerapops

Man, I hope they put Splatterhouse 2 and 3 on that there Genesis I am already ordering the 2010 game so that I can have all of the games in one place, but that would be friggin

 
 
Electric Reaper

So its not just the armor on the ankylosaurus waifu that is Im really liking the My Girlfriend is a T-Rex manga so

 
 
MajinRotty

Finished A Hat in Im OK with Gears for Breakfast just infinitely producing DLC for this game until the end of

 
 
Seymour

Has anyone watched Netflixs Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile? Ever since watching Conversations With A Killer, Ive been fascinated with Ted Bundys monstrous

 
 
RenaudB90

And thats the entirety of Halo 4 on Legendary in one I now welcome the sweet embrace of

 
 
Boxman214

This is my newest tabletop Its great! You should play it!

 
 
Seymour

Heres my Kanji cosplay that never got used for my local anime convention a couple years All I needed was bleached hair :S