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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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Churros89

I was talking about my friends about backlogs, and I really miss finishing Seriously considering taking a time off from Arena after I enjoy the 2 weeks of Kaldheim I also foung out these, I miss writing this kind of stuff!

 
 
Boxman214

Meme this (the original has Twitter on the screen)

 
 
taterchimp

I played too much Serious Sam this As I was trying to sleep last night I was strafing, and was hallucinating kamikaze enemies like it was

 
 
RenaudB90

Is it February yet? Asking because thats around when I should be getting my Series S I ordered through Walmart and Im kind of excited to get it I was doubtful at first but everyone I know with one loves Plus, its cheaper than a Switch here!

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Maybe well get a Silent Hill Pachinko?

 
 
ctg867

Siri, what is beyond beyond parody?

 
 
absolutfreak

Reality continues to be more and more EuroTruck Simulator runs a special event to deliver vaccines, makes a non political statement that they are neither for nor against Good episode-includes stuff on Ajit Pai and Activision

 
 
Chris Bradshaw
 
 
Shoggoth2588

Me watching dinosaur and paleontology videos on youtube turned into me watching videos about exotic Now Im feeling kinda bummed because even if I had the floorspace for a salt water tank, cuttlefish dont live longer than 2

 
 
Hypno

Chainsaw Man author, please don’t goof up on part Part 1 was just It somehow swims in tropes while also defying Such a strange little

 
 
Ricky Namara

I dont think yall realize how big the next Guilty Gear is going to be Its going to take place in the United States Gear Central the Birthplace of All Gears! How are yall not more excited for this!?

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Finally beat one playthrough of cyberpunk in the comments with pseudo spoilers

 
 
clarknovalis

Well, not that it was unexpected fuck link in comments

 
 
Ricky Namara

Capcom: Im going to creep everyone put by making the next RE villain a freakishly tall Internet: STEP ON ME, MOMMY!! Capcom:

 
 
Slimybear245

Huh they brought Yuki from Yakuza 0 in Kiwami 2 for the cabaret club minigame that was a pretty nice suprise/call back

 
 
RiffRaff

Hey all! Hope you have a good week!

 
 
Hakkurei

It did overstay its welcome a bit in the later half, but I understand some people complaining about some And yes, if you forget anything, be ready to backtrack like Which means dont play it sleepy or keep Enjoyable otherwise!

 
 
Rasori

Catching bugs on the side of trees for the Critterpedia in Animal Crossing is an internal nightmare from which I cannot

 
 
Shut Up Ace

Been streaming A Hat in Time with a Glad to be finishing this game; Its so fun! Cant wait to get to the DLC

 
 
dephoenix

This has strong Mike Martin

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Anyone remember Megas XLR? So apparently someone did a 4K remaster of the entire series! The file size is quite large and my laptop cant do 4K, but Im hoping one day Ill be able to watch this

 
 
TheIntern

Gabe Newell casually talking about assimilating people into the Steam Collective while massaging his bare

 
 
humantofu

The Retrotink and S-video cables dont magically make the GC/N64 look HD-tier, but man they make a difference over Its like wearing glasses for the first time and noticing all of the missing

 
 
dephoenix

Been a lot of good meme material Usually means disaster is around the Going to enjoy it while I

 
 
Goemar

Well, I finally got round to finishing Weird I mean, apart from the fame and money, pretty much is me/was Probably should have watched when I was in a better

 
 
Neronium

Spent all day finishing up the Crash Bandicoot 2 review, but since I just released Crash 1s review I will be delaying Crash 2 until this Luckily I already had the transitions ready, although my original idea was to cut out the Cortex

 
 
Steel Squirrel

I got a god damn It is very It was nice knowing you Im gonna put this rumbling controller up my butthole and ride off into the

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Phoenotopia released on Steam a few days ago if the switch wasnt your

 
 
Hypno

It do seem to be like this as someone who plays neither series

 
 
hlarge4

Go severely hooked into pokenon No idea I started a long while But its exactly what I want right Giant gengar is

 
 
taterchimp

Finished Serious Sam Pretty meh on it, which sucks considering how much I liked A lot of very annoying fights, and nothing really Corny dialogue was fun,

 
 
KingofPangea

To my understanding, this is Resident Evil Village in a

 
 
Tricerapops

Hades is so awesome, its like Supergiant are just flexing the whole Its one of the reasons I got a This is a popular Less popular opinion: Mario Galaxy is not for me so Tell me they stop w the terrible upside-down

 
 
Yue chan

Juice makes the best food for me when we are drinking 👌🤤😏

 
 
medicamecanica

The first goty contender drops on Tuesday, thats right its RYZA TWOOOOO

 
 
Fuzunga

I thought I was over this meme but then I saw this and still cracked

 
 
Roager

Dont run behind Youll get

 
 
BRAV0 F1VE

Retroactively moving Cyberpunk down a bit in my top games of 2020 list after finishing I had fun with it, but there are so many things wrong with this The fact that the devs envisioned a 2022 release says it

 
 
Ricky Namara

As a Silent Hill fan (well, someone who watches other people play the game for me while I hid behind the couch), this is pain:

 
 
Yue chan

You are welcome

 
 
GoofierBrute

What do your mother and spaghetti have in common? I have them both on Sunday! #SpaghettiSunday

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Finished watching Soul for the second time made me want to listen to NIN Ghosts V and VI which the band released for free during the pandemic’s initial outbreak last I can hear some of the tunes that went into movie with The chills <3

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Glad to see the Packers continue to be true to Can be a frustrating team to watch, thats for

 
 
Hypno

Would you???

 
 
Roager

Singalong time

 
 
indigit4l

Promising Young Woman was a great watch Highly

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Despite the fact I havent indicated otherwise on this website for over a year, I live

 
 
Morty

Whatever happened to SpielerDad? Did the reptiloids finally get him?

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
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