Episode 23: Mass Password Simulator

This week we welcome our friend Michael Chambers into the fold to help us make sense of the super-disturbing “Hatred” trailer (we’re not linking to it), as well as kick off ANOTHER new segment in which we bastardize the old Password game-show. It gets hilarious. From there we revisit Kim Kardashian’s influence on mobile gaming […]

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 20: Guy In Pink Suit Loves Drugs

New stuff this week!  The boys take a new Ten Words or Less segment out for a spin to describe games they haven’t played yet. Joe Erskine was out this week, so Joe Arroyo takes over the host-throne.  As per usual however, it’s mostly a bunch of dudes jawing about video games (amongst other things). […]

Episode 19: Hearthstone Magic The Kingdom of Hearts Gathering

What a week! Mojang gets acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 billion and… Notch seems a little sad. ISIS (yes, the terrorist group) is using GTAV as a recruitment tool and parents everywhere are now justified in their hatred for the franchise. Kickstarter alters it’s Terms of Service in the hopes of having a bit more teeth […]

Episode 17: Two Joes… One Nikk

We’re baaaAAAaaack!  We took some time off, but we missed you. On this episode we honor the late, great Robin Williams and bask in his awesomeness. To alleviate our sadness we tossed in some convo about the new Silent Hills announcement that stars Norman Reedus and showcases the talents of two creative powerhouses… Guillermo Del Toro and […]

Episode 16: No Woman’s Sky

This weeks episode takes a look at the highlights from E3 2014. At the top of the episode, we take a look back at our foray into the FuckThisJam gamejam with our game ‘…fish’.  We take a look at the press conferences from the big three and we also highlight some of the standout games (Destiny, […]

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 […]

Episode 13 – A Billion Dollar Twitch

YAY! Episode #13!  We officially kick out the jams on this one.  For those keeping score at home, we hit up topics like YouTube buying Twitch, Jeff Vogel’s post on the bursting of the indie game bubble and the upcoming game jam, FUCKTHISJAM.  We mention some stuff we’ve been playing, like Space Engineers and Wolfenstein: […]

Episode 12: May Some Of The Force Be With You

This episode finds us on the other side of another school year… we kick it off with a three-man episode that talks about the Stanford students who are 3D printing game controllers.  We check out a company using advertising and an Oculus Rift to simulate life with lag and lastly but not least, the decision […]

Episode 10: Getting Emotional

What’s better than chatting with your friends about video games? Getting a pro to chat along with you. Scott Brodie joins us (via Skype) on this episode to show us why indie developers have an advantage in using emotional and personal experiences to elevate game mechanics. He gives us the lowdown on his revival of […]