Episode 34: Molydeuxs And Don’ts

What starts as an innocent Dr. Seuss homage segues into a larger, unplanned allegory about context.  We make mention of the new iTunes “Pay Once & Play” feature, and subsequently turn our attention to Jon Ronson’s New York Times article that revisits the Justine Sacco/Twitter debacle (note: we come dangerously close to falling into the […]

Episode 33: Taylor Swift Confirmed As Link!

Kanye thinks Beyonce is a better choice.  Obviously. This week on the show we try to wrap our heads around Netflix’s Legend of Zelda TV show rumor. After that, things get serious. We dissect Brian Crecente’s video game accessibility article and follow it up with a discussion about gamifying education. We take a few quick moments […]

Episode 32: Clash of Clams

Joe Erskine is out and  Joe Arroyo is in the host chair and welcomes Cheat Codes vets Nikk Golesh and Pearce Bergh.  They managed to get a girl on the show! Liz Pulanco joins the panel this week to offer a rare female perspective on a bevy of topics including Madden 15 accurately predicting the […]

Episode 31: Selfie Stick

This week, Garrett Woodford is in the hot seat to help us dissect last weeks Microsoft keynote on everything Windows 10. He’s gonna be working there (again) so we try not to cost him his job by violating any NDA he may have signed. We also take the time to speculate on the new Ghostbusters […]

Episode 30: Bing Bing

It’s an all new year and that means an all new season of the Cheat Codes Podcast!  Joe, Joe and Nikk are in gear to start it off right as they sit down to discuss Star Citizen projecting 100 million in crowd sourced funds, the LEGO movie Oscar snub, Riot’s ocean statue, and the Japanese […]

Episode 28: G4 Is No More

Cheat Codes comin’ atcha! In case you hadn’t heard, G4 officially takes its last gasp in the coming days, to be replaced by Esquire’s Style network. So we reminisce and remember it fondly.  We also showcase Joystiq’s profile on the 4 year train-wreck that was Glorkian Warriors, a true tale of development gone so wrong […]

Episode 27: Assassin’s Greed

On this installment of the show we address the launch of Assassin’s Creed: Unity and UbiSoft earning some comparisons to EA, for better or worse (mostly worse).  We shine a little light on the Call of Duty Endowment helping veterans get and keep jobs as well.  Our buddy Pearce Bergh joins us to sort it all out. […]

Episode 26: ARG Terrorism

The new Call of Duty is out! Advanced Warfare let’s you suck at multi- player, and doesn’t rub it in your face. Noobs rejoice! We try out a new segment called “Whose What’s In A Where?” We encourage you to play along. From there, we make mention of a USAF Air-base Commander thats banned ARGs […]

Episode 25: The Slutty Pumpkin

IT’S HALLOWEEN! Our buddy Pearce Bergh stops by to chat with us about his awesome school-based charity game project.  In honor of the holiday we discuss whether or not Kinect can see ghosts and how Ebola is helping boost sales for Plague Inc. We have a nice trick-or-treating themed Random Encounter and then it’s off to […]

Episode 24: Bottom Feeding

Former SOCOM Art Director Russ Phillips joins us this week to talk about the transition from AAA development to the indie mobile market with “Bottom Feeders.”  Russ also gives us a taste of “H-Hour,” the spiritual successor to the SOCOM franchise. We discuss Mike Maulbeck’s social media meltdown and the fallout for his former colleagues […]