9/23/2016: What We’re Playing

No regular episode this week, but we checked in with the Cheat Codes staff and a bunch of former guests to see what games they’re currently digging into. James Id: “I’m playing Dizzy: The Ultimate Cartoon and the Claire B story to Resident Evil 2. It’s odd to see parallels between the item management and puzzle […]

Episode 110: No Fear

The illustrious Liam Esler joins us this week to pimp a little GX Australia and help us go over the importance of learning as a skill. We also cover the relationship between gaming, simulators and the U.S. Army, and the supposed dumbing down of board games. For the Lightning Round we offer our two cents […]

Episode 108: And Chess

It’s a Core Panel episode this week and we’re toasting to the life of Kenny Baker. We’re also talking about why games hook us the way they do. We also make mention of the gap between players and makers, as well as playing video games in casinos… for money. For the Lightning Round we talk […]

Episode 107: Eggsistential

Our old buddies Nate Hitchcock (Developer @ Soulbound Studios) and Samir Patel (Associate Producer @ Bungie) hop on this weeks episode for a nice nostalgic romp. We go over the necessity of Day One patches, why indies don’t like making sequels, and the majesty of Gudetama. For the Lightning Round we talk about the games […]

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 99: Pope Notes

We make solid hay while the sun shines on the Pope giving advice to YouTube gamers as well as a 16 year old’s improbable creation of a game company, despite his high-falutin’ connections. And to round it out we make mention of the protests in China about the change in Pikachu’s name. For the Lightning […]

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, […]