Episode 160: Titillating

Whip up your best Italian meringue and ready your favorite pud’ for this week’s GGBO-themed episode! First, we address some of the existential questions stirred up by two Microsoft experts’ prediction that everyone will have a digital double within the next 20 years. Next, we debate the legitimacy of rumors that Microsoft is planning to […]

Episode 154: American Han

Ricky Spanish works his mischievous magic on this week’s American Dad!-themed episode! Minecraft Gameplay Programmer and Game Designer Travis Gates joins us to evaluate the appeal of interactive movies, discuss the reasoning behind EA closing its Visceral Games studio, and discover the origins of the urban legend about Polybius, a mind-controlling arcade game allegedly created […]

Episode 139: Stand E3rected

This week on Cheat Codes Vice, we’re joined by Microsoft Cortana writer Trevor Clive to marvel at the first video game to be eligible for an Oscar and to discuss how exactly one defines “art.” In lieu of the Lightning Round, we use the extra time to share our favorite E3 offerings from Sony, Bethesda, […]

Episode 131: GoGoSexPoopYes!

This week, Arroyo takes the helm while Alexandra is on vacation, and we welcome back Samir Patel (Producer at Bungie) and Kevin Katona (Research Scientist at Microsoft)! They help us sort out Minecraft’s upcoming micropayments, Train Jam, and a new Vegas eSports arena on the way. For the Lightning Round, we talk about the return […]

Episode 127: Fire Arrows

We’re chatting about the weird amount of Microsoft news recently as well as the act of remembering how to play games simply for fun. We also make mention of the new non-profit initiative to preserve and record video game materials and their history. For the Lightning Round we discuss Marvel games bucking MCU canon and […]

Episode 109: Big Business

The amazing Criken is with us this week to shed some light on the Zenimax and Oculus case, transparency between devs and fans and whether or not video game movies will EVER be good. For the Lightning Round we talk about Sweden using Cities: Skylines to fix Stockholm and the majesty/travesty (you decide) of that […]

E3 2016 Special Episodes

We’ve got something special for you! Two little episodes for your listening pleasure! It’s all about our time at E3! We braved the show floor so you didn’t have to and tried to showcase some huge stuff along with a few of the things you may not have heard about. We crammed a lot in […]

Episode 93: Dreamboards

Twitch streamer extraordinaire Tim Havlock (Darkness_429) joins us this week from Florida to go over Alex St. John’s controversial comments about dev attitudes to crunch and compensation. We hash out why dream jobs aren’t the stuff of miracles and Ubisoft’s plan to punish players who are exploiting the new Division update. For the Lightning Round […]

Episode 90: Gross Blanket

The notorious James Id returns for our 90th episode. He gives us a brief glimpse at his new project with Ed McMillen, the recently announced The Legend of Bum-bo! From there, we talk about the TAY disaster on Twitter, Ryan Green’s problem with Let’s Plays and the weirdness of vinesauce’s experience in Active Worlds.  For […]

Episode 89: Doin’ A Nude

James Farris (Microsoft SDE/ Turn 10 tools dev) joins us this week to explore the implications of the possible Playstation/Xbox cross-platform play, Lindsay Lohan’s lawsuit against Rockstar and a Seatlle-area based rehab clinic for internet addiction. Annabelle Bowie jumps in for the Lightning Round where we chime in about the awesomeness of the live action […]