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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

Drew Stuart

How we doin gamers? Who else has played way too much Pokemon this Fuckin me, for

 
 
Neronium

This ball of fluff is preventing me from getting to my computer Stepping over him causes him to attack my feet and his claws are D:

 
 
triggerpigking

Giga Mermaid working out, well struggling to work out to ring fit Patreon commission for GM Whos heres played Ring fit? im really curious to try

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Felt cute, might delete Its been a hectic week or so (which completely ruined my NaNoWriMo streak, RIP) but Im glad things are finally back to normal! Now that I have some free time and caught some sleep AMA?

 
 
mullon

Im all burnt out on getting all the achievements for American Truck I was sitting here with this headache driving across Oregon to get a thing to take it to California that I dont know for sure will help, and I realized this is terribly

 
 
Goemar

They ruined Wailord huh?

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Guid They ca me Fiona n this is ma mukker,

 
 
Tricerapops

I did not know that Overload hit So were downloading that Havent played a good ol6DoF game in a long

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Oh, look The Old Blood update for Warframe is Time to give that a ON STREAMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

 
 
bong264

I HAVENT FORGOTTEN! Ive got 3 termies that were shelved for months but by Sanguinius they will be finished! Here is Brother Scipio who tears every tile he is on, even the boarding

 
 
Chris Moyse

I got lost and started looking at pinball machines this This was a bad idea as Pinbot looks lonely and there’s a big space next to That’s enough internet browsing for the

 
 
Mike Sounders

JUMP FORCE CAME OUT IN OCTOBER LAST YEAR?!

 
 
Boxman214

When can we start talking about from The Mandalorian? I have memes to share but I dont want to spoil it for people! I will put one meme in the comments of this

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Shenmue III is finally out! How about we celebrate the latest release with a Virtua Fighter Q&A session? Ill tell you what you need to know!

 
 
RenaudB90

Some days I just want to curl up under a rock and drink

 
 
Goemar

I cant imagine playing and finishing Deathstranding in like a few days in order to review Game definitely seems to be built for a couple of hours here and there kinda

 
 
Tricerapops

Kid loves lo

 
 
Operative20

Currently in that post-game & post-show void of nothingness where I cant decide on what I want to play and watch next, but everything I try just doesnt feel right

 
 
Shut Up Ace

Best song from the best part of this Fight

 
 
Rad Party God

So, Mobile games are kinda bullshit, right? See Blizzard? THIS is how you announce a Mobile spin-off of your games without being condescending to your core I also love the many subtle (and not so subtle) jabs at Blizz themselves :P

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

This is so cute it

 
 
Seymour

Ive not played it and Ive not looked into how theyve handled localizing the incredibly transphobic new content, but ATLUS hasnt had the best track record with new characters in I cant imagine a story like Catherine not being made

 
 
Boxman214

Gus is Stephen King???

 
 
LoneMak

My first I think Ive been playing MHW for 2 years Damn, time Im glad I gave 4 a shot after not liking Now Im stuck in Im hopeful of the Thanks for the hunts!

 
 
genoforprez

Because a shooty or stabby or punchy game almost always wins the GOTY, I propose that we create and annually award the WOTY which is the WHOLESOME OF THE YEAR

 
 
dephoenix

If you could recommend just ONE game you played this year (not necessarily released this year, just one you played for the first time this year) which game would it be?

 
 
CoruptAI125

Ive done

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Molek-Syntez is out of early Welp!

 
 
ScionVyse

Oh good, the game awards nominations are

 
 
bong264

Incase anyone wants another perspective on Terminator: Resistance before a

 
 
genoforprez

TGA: It is time to choose the Last year god of war was the greatest of all time, but this time there will be a new greatest of all time until next Sixty percent of the time, Ive been the greatest of all

 
 
GetNekKid

I somehow convinced myself that it would be a good idea to learn how to snowboard this Ended up buying this board, and spent way too much money on the other stuff Lets hope its worth

 
 
medicamecanica

Besides niche japanese games I know would never get in, the game award nominees are lol at people hating on Death Stranding who havent given it a

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Day 4-5 of my It seems to be getting worse rather than Earlier this morning I felt chilly, even under the covers and with the heater blaring next to I took off today and I might do the same tomorrow,

 
 
Electric Reaper

For whatever stupid reason, House Democrats have decided to reauthorize the fucking Patriot Act for 3 more

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

im about to make a purchase i probably will

 
 
taterchimp

You are your own cheapest hooker

 
 
RiffRaff

#Motivationtoid

 
 
Shut Up Ace

Is there a way to link my destructoid and discus account?

 
 
Kerrik52

Tales of Graces is really nice so Having an extended prequel chapter with the party as kids is Im glad the series is living up to the expectations I had of it going into my mad Good JRPGs deserve to be

 
 
dephoenix

It feels like Cursedmas comes earlier every year, dont it?

 
 
BigDoniel

Enjoying Modern Warfare much more than I expected, just a really smooth If any of you fine folks play it id be down for the occasional

 
 
CelicaCrazed

Our prayers have been answered with the latest patch! Time to put more time into The Outer

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

I dont know whats more ridiculous, the third season of 13 reasons why or the fact I cant stop

 
 
bong264

Its international mens day, which means you have to slap man buns at some point today!

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

The time has 18 years of waiting and only racing a forklift against Sonic to pass the Ryo Hopefull Joy and Ren do, Hopefully we see more of Lan Di than him smirking from a distance this

 
 
Goemar

Did Vavle just officially announce the next Half-life on Twitter?

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Its that time of year again, when I get snooty about GotY (and even Game of the Decade) You never know! Battletoads, Darksiders Genesis, or Mech Warrior 5 could be the best game of the year!