Episode 166: Applve

We’re braving the wild frontier in this Deadwood themed episode. This week we’re talking about what the games industry can learn from the death of Glam Metal. We also take a minute to weight the moral quandary some ex-Google staffers faced when they were told they were working on military drone tech, and lastly, we […]

Episode 111: One Panty

Evan Nikolich (Designer @ Bungie) and Samir Patel (Producer @ Bungie) join us this week to discuss working on games that flopped, Nintendo showing no mercy to fan games, and working on a game in a genre you hate. For the Lightning Round we discuss Nintendo IP’s coming to the iOS Store and we cap […]

Episode 104: Glue Eaters

Blaine Biehle (PyroInsane on Twitch) joins us this week to go over as much Pokemon Go news as we possibly can, we’ll analyze the argument for more moms in video games and Apple making a decision to pass on a mobile game about female sexuality. For the Lightning Round we celebrate GTAV adding Gay Pride […]

Episode 94: DigiBard

Adam Kidd (audio/music on Enter the Gungeon & Gang Beasts) joins us this week from Oakland to hash out some of the latest Nintendo NX news, Blizzard’s response to the Nostalrius server petition, and one man’s EVE: Online book tour in-game. For the Lightning Round we ponder the Uncharted 4 pre-release issues and Apple’s first ever sales […]

Episode 88: Shark Week

It’s a core panel episode and there’s blood in the water! We crack a few cold ones and take a long look at Tim Sweeney’s op-ed about Microsoft’s bid for PC gaming monopolization, the mass exodus of big companies from E3, and why we like the games we like. For the Lightning Round we sound […]

Episode 85: Golden Ticklet

It’s an intimate Core Panel episode this week! We take a look at the Steam Refunds and whether or not you should even ask for one if you bought, played and enjoyed a game. We also mull over Tim Cook’s response to the FBI’s court order to unlock iPhones and we watched some of CW’s […]

Episode 51: Nut Physics

Our buddy Bernard Hwang is with us for this one, all the way from NYC. ¬†We examine Xbox One’s backwards compatibility (hint: dis gon be guud) and how an awesome game like Batman: Arkham Knight can still be a technical disaster as a PC port. We’re off to the races with RUST and their new […]

Episode 22: When Drink Do Podcast

Two episodes in a week, you ask? It’s like Christmas! On this episode, we welcome Samir Patel to help us make sense of the week in video game news. For topics, we take a look at Microsoft’s Project Spark, the new indie title from some former Bioshock devs (The Black Glove) and we wildly speculate […]

Episode 15: Loosey Goosey

This edition is loose, delightfully all over the place and supremely entertaining.  On this episode of Cheat Codes we talk about Valve’s VR headset, the (possible?) end of Computer and Video Games Magazine, and Apple’s new iOS dev language ‘Swift.’  The lightning round culminates in a robust shout-out to our friend, Trent Reed.  Go ahead, get […]