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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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TheLimoMaker

Firefox that was my I am Firefox

 
 
taterchimp

Officially on vacation

 
 
Yue chan

My girl is 4 today! Please wish her a very happy birthday!!

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Where I am working now my manager and a bunch of other higher ups were shouting and tearing into one of the people that works assume because he fucks off and does no wotk most rubs me wrong way they wouldnt talk to him in private inst

 
 
Ricky Namara

This thing is pure heroin in musical

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Love to see

 
 
Kerrik52

Going by the demo, Star Ocean 6 is a Star Ocean game all The models are wrong, the lipflaps dont even try, the pop-in is insane and the framerate is But the combat is the best theyve done yet, the new air dash helps it so

 
 
Gajknight

Current status

 
 
Whispering Willow

Do I really have a stomach bug? Does my boss need to know I just dont feel like coming in today? Also If I cant use my vacation time, I will use the sick time in its Also my attendance is consistent enough to get away with

 
 
RiffRaff

Have a great day!

 
 
Derpunkel

The election results are in foresee a miserable time ahead

 
 
NeoTurbo

Just finished watching the sequel to The Devils Carnival If I had to say which is better Id say that the first one is a better musical, and the sequel was a better Both I thought were great! If you like dark musicals check em out!

 
 
Seymour

Do not be A dog is here for

 
 
Parismio

Watched Cyberpunk Edgerunners Artistically, it was pretty cool, loved the energy and It could do without background characters wanking it in Dont like how rebeccas design is attracting the weirdos either as shes a

 
 
Inquisitive Raven

VICTORY!!!!!!!

 
 
Avoclefo

Reading those Sonic Frontiers impressions from EGX, Im finally on Fun movement + good music = good hedgehog video Like, if the game is 70% fun movement and 30% jank, thats enough for Im optimistic

 
 
RLZ

I may have won but I have to admit, Sheldon had the nicer

 
 
Fuzunga

They werent kidding about the frequency of tricolor I played for about two hours today and it only came up twice as team Everybody complained about defending last time, but it seemed very one-sided towards defense to Is it the map?

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

Maaaaannnnnnn, I hate the PG, knockoff rap of I can work with the urban setting, but the music is devoid of Its sterile funk, which is the worst way to Game sure looks purdy, though, and Im sure its a blast to

 
 
Boxman214

I just finished reading The Graveyard Book by Neil A delight of a book, and a breezy I heartily recommend A+

 
 
ChronoLynxx

Finally finished Divinity: Original Sin Very long game but so worth Loved the story and combat was so Some really well written characters Still suck at these games Even playing on easy, Some battles absolutely kicked my

 
 
Flegma

Ive played over 4h of Hyper Demon this weekend, I have a headache and I cannot This is why I will never amount to

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Another qpost but this seems really like you either play as cat cop or racoon cop in a cyberpunk city hunting down a serial killer and everybody is different and visual wise it is looking pretty off Metal Gear vibes

 
 
FakePlasticTree

He’s back!

 
 
taterchimp

On to year 6 of Atomicrops! For some reason I just had an amazing year 5 Had like 30 chickens, and the best Very fun

 
 
hlarge4

Hoping I dont get banned for this underage bread

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Current Status:

 
 
NeoTurbo

I was yesterday days old when I found out that the makers of Repo! The Genetic Opera made a spiritual successor called The Devils Going to watch right now! Update: Was pretty good! Probably going to watch the sequel too! Horror musicals rock!

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

hahahha so I assume what happens in the video is a big refrence to The Ring movie which is neat if Hate this show so seeing it as a horror animation thing is

 
 
dephoenix

I cant believe Im saying this and I know Im going to get shit for it, but I feel like Square Enix is releasing too many They are oversaturating the So many of them look too similar as well and they kinda all blending

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Little Hope added prompts to warn of incoming QTEs and that alone makes it a massive improvement over Man of

 
 
RoomWithaMoose

What if it snowed in San Francisco?

 
 
D-Volt

Finally my tiny apartment in Hokkaido is starting to feel comfy and Got a brand new kotatsu set, 4K TV, new curtains, the works! Heres just some of the new Sure glad I drive a roomy hatchback to lug all this furniture around!

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Sakurai chad gamer calling out how useless mostly CGI trailers are for showing off and getting peoples intrest in trying out a video

 
 
Inquisitive Raven

You meet the most interesting people in Splatfests!

 
 
Nydius

Tricolor Turf War in Splatoon 3 continues to be a hot mess, assuming you can even get into All this needed to be was a 4/4/4 mode not a gimmicky Anarchy Battle Lite that is SO stacked against defenders they dont even want to (More in

 
 
Vesalius

Current status:

 
 
cockaroach

Always found it amusing that Ash sucks but Red is the strong, silent

 
 
Snaileb

“Latunski said he normally eats Rocky Mountain oysters and said instead of eating the ones in his freezer, he decided to use the testicles of Kevin Bacon,” Michigan State Police Detective Sargent James Moore Heh, testi fied

 
 
Cathedral

Should I play the first Trails of Cold Steel?

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Well I guess for Dino Crisis fans at least you will have this game to play if the new Dino Crisis doesnt intrest really neat a fan of making graphics look pixealised bit the visual style here looks amazing imo,very

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Challah at ya boyyyyyy

 
 
Thehorrorwhore

A hot remix, hot girls, and of course all of us hotties Has to be one of my favorite tracks of all Hope u guys are having a rad weekend ❤️ jenni

 
 
Dreggsao

I bought Outer Wilds only knowing that people seem to like it and that it has planets so small you still see the curvature when standing on their Turns out it is the coolest game out

 
 
Seymour

What are your favorite creator collectors/battlers? Having just now had my disappointing fill of the original Nexomon, I stumbled upon Monster Looks really damn good! But, first, time to replay (+ finish) the far superior Nexomon:

 
 
Gajknight

Current status

 
 
RiffRaff

Have a great and relaxing Sunday!