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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. 72: Sexy Dog

L.A. based comedian Brian Rhoads joins us this week and adds his special seasoning to our tasty banter. He helps us make sense of the madness of the Binding of Isaac glitch that spawned an interactive conspiracy. From there, we witness the...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 70: Daddy Issues

Ted Wilson and Corey McDaniel, the makers of Dad Beat Dads are with us this week all the way from Vancouver, BC! They bring their A-game and help us wade through the Activision acquisition of King as well as Valves’ new Item Store platfo...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 69: Pug Butts!

Butt Sniffin’ Pugs Creator, Gabe Telepak joins us this week to help make sense of the new DRM rulings for jailbreaking devices, Sony’s announcements at Paris Games Week, and the power of the Pug Butt Controller! We hit the lightning rou...

 
 
 
 

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...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Nathan D

Picked up a used 32 GB Vita memory card for The fact thats an accomplishment is pretty sad,

 
 
Flegma

No, Monolith, this is not where you should copy (Blade redacted just in case shes considered a

 
 
chlmera

Hot take, the majority of mens shorts being knee length or longer is freaking I was never a shorts person but I found a pair that goes about mid thigh and its fucking Regular shorts look stupid and dont keep you

 
 
Dangus Taargus

PSA: Check your New 3DS Battery every now and mine had hit the junk food and started to puff up a bit in the I ordered a new one because it wasnt holding much of a charge thinking it was just turns out it was BULGING!!!

 
 
Rad Party God

I kinda want to get one of these, just out of curiosity and who knows! Maybe itll end up as my de facto controller ;)

 
 
Raiku Destructoids Champion

just #bootlegtoid

 
 
ScionVyse

I know BMI is generally bogus, but as a not-super-fit person its a good feeling to be back below the obese category and into the regular fat guy

 
 
Shoggoth2588

So I just won the Digital Deluxe edition of Detroit: Become I guess Im gonna be playing Heavy Rain again! Then Heavy Rain 2: Electric Emotion-a-loo

 
 
medicamecanica

Since im not looking forward to much I threw Detroit into my gamefly Might be interesting to play it before best friends rip it

 
 
Virtua Kazama

I want to be more than just a fighting game I also dont want to be the Lets Player that rage-quit and say Fuck this game over and over

 
 
BigDoniel

Really digging Splatoon, ranked makes it so much better with cool moments like this

 
 
Riobux

Nintendo has already released music for their hot new game primed to being announced at

 
 
Real Dere

Ive gotten back into Elder Scrolls What have I done?

 
 
dephoenix

Sesame Streets owners are suing The Happytime Murders for using the No Sesame, All Street line in their On one hand, I feel theyre being overly On the other hand, the Happytime Murders people had to see this

 
 
Rudorlf

I should replay The Secret of Monkey Island on its original pixelated form

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Today is a good day for a Its so sunny I might even play some Mario Sunshine later to celebrate the good

 
 
Michformer

‪“It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living Chambers beat Lovecraft to the horror-inducing

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I have to buy some new pants: one pair for work and jeans for every other The thing is, the only place in town that sells pants in my size is expensive! Should I buy both at once and get a discount, or buy one now and the other next week?

 
 
absolutfreak

Ben may be destined for the Dark Side, but he can still make a new friend with the Sun

 
 
JcDent

Damn, those dudes are

 
 
lokhe

Lul, raided my first Ho-oh today, got the Friends mad 😂

 
 
homeoftheblues

Battle Chasers: Nightwar can be had for the Switch for $25 on It is currently temporarily out of stock, but you can still Im curious to hear what you guys think about the It looks great! Which version of the game is better? Bump

 
 
kevlarmonkey

The Expanse got picked up by Amazon! Hope this brightens someones day

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

I got too drunk and bought Horizon Chase Turbo

 
 
Hlarge4

I got too drunk and bought Im gonna be in some shit

 
 
Chris Moyse

Current status:

 
 
TheLimoMaker

What is everyone else up to on this fine Saturday? Ill be out and about with the lady, probably playing some Warframe later this evening and maybe even some God of Also, congratulations Ireland, incredibly proud of that country right

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

A$APs shit Yesterday was a good Hello

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

What Would Meek Do?

 
 
Oridan

Its saddening to see all the trolls crawling out of the woodwork on social media to celebrate the death of Totalbiscuit, but I wasnt expecting developers to join in on the An EA programmer did just Link in

 
 
SirNinjaFace

Love playing my Switch when I do laundry

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Got a PS3 With it, I have back pretty much my entire digital library now (well, there is Wii and 360 but I bought so little for them digitally it hardly And Demons Souls so now I have all the Souls,

 
 
Electric Reaper

Some Steam trading cards just arent worth the effort to farm Some have both crap gem values and crap real currency values, so theyre not really worth selling, or the time it takes to mulch

 
 
Fuzunga

Darkwing Duck looks AMAZING in the new Ducktales art style! In fact, I think it looks better than Ducktales

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

going through old MTG cards (havent played in forever) and I found a deck Id built (could use One of my fav combos ever: Avalanche Riders + Momentary I love trying to build red control around land destruction / mana

 
 
Heat

Puyo Puyo Tetris is freaking I can manage myself in Tetris games, but the CPU is merciless with the Puyos! I havent played one of those since Robotnik Mean Bean Machine, and im rusty as Gotta keep practicing!

 
 
taterchimp

Every now and then I get a little bit nervous That the best of all the years have gone by

 
 
Mike Sounders

ZE EMOTION GAUNTLET IS COMPLETE

 
 
medicamecanica

Trying to watch steins gate zero, but i dont remember a thing other than the basic plot of the What the heck is going on, aside from alternate world

 
 
SrChurros

Just watched Solo it was lots of fun! My main issue was that it tries too hard to reference the old Other than that I really liked baby Solo, and his buddy chemistry with Chewie was on

 
 
Greenhornet214

Current status

 
 
DeScruff

This is a I use a 16x10 monitor, while I do get a bit annoyed when games dont support it, Im used to - But this is the first time Ive ever seen a game use a textured bars that sometimes fade away, rather then just black

 
 
GoofierBrute

So I just beat Curse of the Moon, and I liked a lot, if it was a bit rough at I dont know if its my favorite Castlevania game (shut up, thats what it is), but I can see myself playing this again on its

 
 
Neronium

I feel so My grandfather wants to have these engaging conversations, but I dont know D:

 
 
Osc

(FIXED LINK!) Shes like if alanis morissette, or shirley manson, had done more Such a good You can absolutely hear the 90s era rock sound in Give it a #musictoid | Meg Myers - Numb

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

So Akuma will be playable in ranked mode for Super Turbo on SF30th RIP Super Turbo It would be cool (but wont happen) if Capcom snuck in their own version of Rainbow Edition as a hidden Also Final Fight (Street Fighter 89)

 
 
ooktar

Bummed that Im gonna have to skip FanimeCon this Unfortunately moneys tight and I just cant really afford to Sucks since this wouldve been my 5th Thankfully I got the job I wanted at Trader Joes which is better pay so thats

 
 
Mike Sounders

THE SADNESS