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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

Electric Reaper

Thats being unfair to cats, Some cats are actually capable of detecting when a human is miserable and will attempt to brighten their All cats are individuals, so their behavior can vary

 
 
RobsonC68704105

One more recovered Device was with the bad bottom touch screen, was put a new one and now works

 
 
Hedgie007

Looks like it’s time to smash my husband’s PlayStation with a Thanks Facebook

 
 
bong264

I made a dumb I got my next project after the iron warriors are

 
 
Fuzunga

Nobody is talking about the absolute wizardry of Borderlands 3s new instancing working in split My friend and I playing the exact same game on the same tv are looking at the same chest and each half of the screen has different loot! MAGIC!

 
 
mullon

What the Hell was the flying robot thing on the cover of SimCity 2000?

 
 
TurboJasper

Drink with Play Borderlands Doing both of those right nooooowwwww!

 
 
ZombieC0RPS

BUMP Redux: Sign Up for the latest and greatest Dtoid Draws! Submissions due by October Sign up in the Show us your favorite game character ready for Halloween!

 
 
taterchimp

Late night hot take

 
 
Jetter Mars

STICKERS! \(^,^)/

 
 
mullon

Wolfenstein: The New Order has been okay so far, but I dont like how many stealth sections there are, and how many walking around not shooting sections there I wanted a shooter like

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Its 1 week until my Birthday - Im getting old! I dunno what I want besides money and eating out somewhere (I dont know where I wanna eat at, I havent accomplished much, but I still have time to do Age is just a number and all

 
 
Steel Squirrel

Just added this to the collection, in perfect condition Didnt play it the first time around, but the 15 minutes I just checked out seem very I love PS2 era JRPGs so Im pretty

 
 
Electric Reaper

Biden is becoming more of an embarrassment to I wish he would just drop His reliance on Obama has gotten

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

#mermay because its never a bad day to share a good

 
 
LoneMak

Not sure if #mikemondays or A little bit of both couldnt Unless you want it

 
 
Electric Reaper

I like Legolas crazy antics in the Lord of the Ring Theyre outlandish and kinda wacky, which makes them fun to

 
 
MajinRotty

Monster Girl Monday! Bonus coming

 
 
Xeo

Goddamn I hate doing academic Writing an essay on a (rather good) Neil Gaiman short story for my English Fiction class in the MLA style and I hate it SO MUCH!

 
 
triggerpigking

I sketched Bernie with her favorite plant!

 
 
Dr Mel

You know whats really Take a game you know super well, go to youtube and search its name with longplay, then set the speed to Something about that is just so satisfying to

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Time to DIG IN to Shovel Knight Treasure Trove! We are doing all three

 
 
LoneMak

INB4 RiffRaff: Makes me wish the game was called Monster until he starts poisoning my ass!

 
 
Dere

Important Which fast food sandwich would you pick to have sex with?

 
 
Dreggsao

Ok thats enough sunlight medals for Time to gather some phantoms to beat that boss for my own playthrough *all summon signs disappear because people are going to bed*

 
 
KingofPangea

So heres that Jurassic World short I All I intend to say is that Im glad the carnivore featured actually got some proper screentime, especially after years of neglect from the films

 
 
Boxman214

Although the term didnt exist at the time, Ive realized that Michael Fox was my first Thanks, Marty

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Oh hey, new KoRn! I havent heard the whole thing yet but Im enjoying what Ive heard of it so Cant say Im enjoying the new Ghost as much

 
 
Ryu2388

Were at four Borderlands games and its still a nightmare to play split screen and open

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Can people give me their best puns? My boss is way to good at them and I need some

 
 
JcDent

GAME FUN

 
 
ABowlOfCereal

This is a nice little tune

 
 
Electric Reaper

The deep sea contains some of the weirdest and most interesting lifeforms on

 
 
medicamecanica

Ni no Kuni is great, but I heard the Switch port is terrible! Avoid for now!

 
 
Dere

Public service announcement: Read all my Qposts as if Im aroused, because spoiler, I always Right now writing this

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Playing Nier Automata in preparation for the YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse raids in I like the customization and the weird juxtaposition of themes, but hate the corpse retrieval mechanic that threatens the loss of your chip

 
 
Haklen57

Add me up on Switch,

 
 
taterchimp

#mikeMondays

 
 
Boxman214

Its peanut butter jelly time! Peanut butter jelly time! Peanut butter jelly time!

 
 
Chris Moyse

Update on hospital: So I have to have some minor surgery and some They think they know whats wrong and no-one should be Still, was hoping itd just be take these I just feel flat about it, like I do about evrything, but Im ok x

 
 
LaTerry

Theyre officially coming west!

 
 
Shinkz

I wish I was having as much fun with Gears 5 as everybody Everything just feels blah? Just finished Act 3 and it was The ice boss in act 2 was more tedious than Im not a fan of the empty open world for

 
 
NeoTurbo

I really like how in MHW: Iceborne, just having a monster in a different area can change things Like I fought Banbaro in Elders Recces and his boulders were ON FIRE and EXPLODED!

 
 
JcDent

Good guy with a bow! (TIL that in the Medieval context, clerk means white collar nerd - and for Medieval Death Bot based on Oxfordshire Coroner Rolls, it means university student)

 
 
bong264

Ive never seen dwarves have dirty beards even after

 
 
Anthony Marzano

#MikeMondays

 
 
whybmonotacrab

Im like 8 hours into Bloodstained Ritual of the Night and loving it so Although Ive spent too much money cooking for old lady

 
 
Riff Raff

Oh boy, I am so loving Pillars of Eternity I have not gotten sucked into an RPG this hard since The Witcher Pic vaguely