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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Soulbow

Was just venting a bit about my job to my better At one point I said my frustration, was getting bigger and without missing a beat she quipped back Soul dont fucking tell me to pull your devil Thats why shes my favorite

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Its time to get that lantern! Lets save and earn some money in Hollow Knight!

 
 
Tricerapops

Excited for Doom, even more so for

 
 
Slimybear245v20

YOU SHITS BETTER BUY KENTUCKY ROUTE EVEN BATEMAN BOUGHT IT,DONT TELL ME BATEAMAN IS BETTER THEN DO IT YOU OWE IT TO

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

How does Spider Man breathe under that mask?

 
 
Chris Moyse

Just a heads up folks that Destructoid *may* go offline for a little bit this evening for some maintenance, but we should be back in due course, have a nice evening yall

 
 
CJ Andriessen

Love new phone day

 
 
triggerpigking

Oh forgot to post this yesterday, Lapis

 
 
dephoenix

So this actually looks really

 
 
lokhe

Holy fucking shit the Microsoft 10 storefront is the most infuriating piece of shit storefront Ive ever seen!!!

 
 
ScionVyse

New Smash patch tonight, and of course Im more interested in existing character changes than Obviously Ill be testing her out and stuff, but I really just need my man Ike to get something else At least give him his Fair

 
 
dephoenix

Okay heres my It works great for like, watching movies and shit but I cant see myself using it to sleep because it has just enough space for your head and I feel I would slip off it in the Good quality Worth the price

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

#Darksiders3? The Actual Charlton Heston insisted I share with the world what I spent 5 minutes doing instead of grading dont sell

 
 
NeoTurbo

Managed to get a TON of gaming stuff done during my wisdom teeth Got to the post game stuff in Got my railjack in Got to the point of no return in The Outer Good times

 
 
Osc

Decided to start my game over from I think Ill go back to it, but Ive got another idea for a game that actually is

 
 
Mike Sounders

Its wild to me that Namco is releasing My Hero Academia 2 and One Punch Man within 2 weeks of each I feel like that audience was a good amount of

 
 
Dr Mel

I have really really been enjoying the Blasphemous Its a really dower soundtrack but when Im under a lot of pressure, this kind of stuff really resonates with

 
 
Resident007

Hi, Destructoid! Gaming news here: a big update for Metro Simulator 2020 was released, featuring eight more stations of Moscow The game is available in Steam Early Access

 
 
The Actual Charlton Heston

Jalapeno poppers and sour popsicles for breakfast because Im going to die eventually anyway, fuck it, lets go out corpulent, cranked to the nines on boner pills, and screaming about how the government is trying to take away our laser assault

 
 
taterchimp

Just got Trial By Trolley (Kickstarter game) and think I found my 2 favorite cards already

 
 
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RiffRaff

With Kentucky RZ releasing its final episode today (and me finally booting up my copy after having in my library for so many years), lets celebrate by talking about our favorite adventure games? What are yours, recommendations, hidden gems?

 
 
Shut Up Ace

Ive had the DKC ost stuck in my head for a while Anyone know of any good hacks I could play?

 
 
RiffRaff

2, 3, A (and no sugar, trve You?

 
 
The Actual Charlton Heston

Guten morgen, Destructoid! Why not get your day started with a nice dose of uplifting orchestral music? Or you guys could stick to your usual routine of crystal meth and Either works, I dont

 
 
Rasori

What happened to the framerate in the Master Chief Collection? Started up Halo 1 again but its running so It never used to run this bad

 
 
medicamecanica

New monster hunter phone Looks like a continuation of that 3ds stories style, which I like but didnt care for the

 
 
Occams

By the logic of the basketball crying tiny basketballs, in this world, people cry

 
 
Czar Kazem

No one asked, but I finally have these two darlings framed and Im psyched to finally display them

 
 
A Luigi Fanatic

This is the Moenados Power

 
 
Boxman214

Do any of yall watch The Masked Singer? My wife and I just discovered it and binges the first 2 seasons in the last week and a I love Its a really fun show

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Finally got back into Ring Fit after a month-and-a-half It didnt destroy me like I thought it I even survived planks! I guess it helps that I finally got my lardass under 200 in the

 
 
Jinx 01

Kinda depressed but at least I can play Slay the Spire in bed to distract me :/

 
 
Vesalius

Damn, lost another great RIP Reed

 
 
siddartha85

I am ready to play the horse gas station game on Switch when it drops The horses will be fueled with precious gasoline when they clop to my Truly, that is what the 7-year game is about, I have Im going in very blind,

 
 
TurboKill

This remaster of Joust is getting out of hand

 
 
ObliqueZombie

Its my Golden Birthday today; Im 27 on the 27th! Fiance pitched in and helped me get the blue Switch Lite, and I like it slightly better than the regular Switch (at least the Now what would you guys recommend--Astral Chain or Tokyo Mirage??

 
 
Adzuken

Thought about Retro Game Challenge for the first time in a long time It feels like it was forever ago that I first picked it Retro games were something different to me back

 
 
xeronio

Beat Matador at my 2nd try in MORE GOD REJECTED Survived the fall from

 
 
CJ Andriessen

Diets suck, but Im getting really good at cooking

 
 
Tricerapops

Doom Eternal will have no

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

For some reason, 5-minute memes I put together have a habit of taking

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Managed to defeat 1 of these 13 crazy oh boy :o

 
 
mullon

I wish I could figure out how to explain to my dad that just because a game does not have good graphics doesnt mean he should assume its a bad

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

You can no longer use when pigs fly in When Hell freezes over remains an

 
 
Soulbow

People who prefer other types of bud over bud are people I do not

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Between the Mad Space incident and the Eternal Engine crash, I dont know whats going to happen Lets play some more Sonic Adventure 2: Battle!

 
 
hlarge4

Started replaying Yeah, holy Its my By a long And my new Dolby headphones are letting me experience it in a new, unsettling I have the platinum, thought Id feel burnt Nope, gonna get me that

 
 
Flegma

I have spent far too much time (tens of hours, I imagine) to get to this point in my 8-bit game And all the player can do now is move the extra twitchy cursor up and down the