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11:04 AM on 04.28.2011

BritToid Ep 9: Keep calm and have UK resistance

Ladies and gentelmen as the Royal wedding is upon us here in the glorious Untied Kingdom we decided this was the perfect time to further celebrate our Britishness by bringing you episode 9 of BritToid: Destructoids British ga...

Hollie Bennett



Preview: DiRT 3 photo
Preview: DiRT 3
by Hollie Bennett

Despite having its delicious British fingers in many pies, it is never far from the truth to say that out of everything Codemasters does, driving games are by far their specialty. From the beginning with their retro success of Micro Machines, the critically acclaimed GRID, and their current cash-cow and BAFTA award-winning F1 2010, it is no surprise to see the formally Collin McRae Rally series -- now known as DiRT 3 -- leading the way for Codemasters.

With Collin McRae no longer with us, Ken Block has now taken over as the star of the DiRT series and a recent preview event at Battersea Power station was pretty damn spectacular. With the event sponsored by Monster Energy, caffeine-high bloggers and journos were treated to the sight of Ken Block performing gymkhana in his Ford Fiesta -- the self-proclaimed jewel in DiRT 3's impressive crown.

I got to have an in-depth talk from the developers as well as a chance to finally get hands-on with a game that is shaping up to be not only the most successful game to ever be produced by Codemasters, but potentially the best driving game of 2011. 

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2:00 PM on 04.08.2011

Post-it notes are the future at Codemasters

Hot on the heels of their BAFTA win for F1 2010, Codemasters invited me to their offices in the middle of nowhere to speak to the development team behind their latest game, Operation Flashpoint: Red River; all...

Hollie Bennett

5:00 PM on 04.07.2011

Killing photographers in Tajikistan with Red River

Hot on the heels of their BAFTA win for F1 2010, Codemasters invited me to their offices in the middle of nowhere to speak to the development team behind their latest game, Operation Flashpoint: Red River; all week...

Hollie Bennett

4:00 PM on 04.06.2011

Talking co-op in OF: Red River with Adam Parsons

[We have moved a few things around and now we have much better picture and audio quality than when the post originally went up, thanks for your patience.] Hot on the heels of their BAFTA win for F1 2010, Codemaster...

Hollie Bennett

1:40 PM on 03.30.2011

BritToid Ep 8: Keep calm & cry sexually frustrated tears

Boys and girls, we are pleased to bring you episode 8 of BritToid, Destructoid's sporadically recorded European gaming-focused podcast. This episode sees myself, Germany, Seto and Gandy make it a whole 30 seconds before discu...

Hollie Bennett





11:00 AM on 03.21.2011

Insert coin spring designs available for pre-order

UK-based designer Insert Coin have announced that their latest set of t-shirt designs are now available for pre-order.  Insert Coin design some seriously awesome videogame-inspired clothing for t...

Hollie Bennett

12:00 PM on 03.17.2011

Happy birthday from Destructoid Europe

Since the glorious Hamza Aziz stole the Birthday video spotlght yesterday, I decided to keep our little video for another day. Destructoid Europe community memeber and camera man, Roy Malcomber has decided to throw...

Hollie Bennett

7:03 AM on 03.09.2011

Tekken King of Iron Fist tournament begins in London

For those who have the skills -- or for those that think they do -- on the last Friday of every month, at HMV Gamerbase in Central London between 7pm and 11pm, the Tekken King of Iron Fist Tournament will be ta...

Hollie Bennett

12:00 PM on 02.17.2011

BritToid Ep 7: Keep calm and home dip!

Ladies and gentlemen, we have successfully returned and are pleased to give you episode 7 of BritToid -- Destructoid's European-focused gaming podcast -- with a usual cast of Daniel Seto, Daniel Carniero, Sean Justi...

Hollie Bennett

6:00 AM on 01.23.2011

BritToid 6: Keep calm and jump on the bandwagon

Look, before we start anything I'm just going to straight up apologize. I got drunk -- in fact I got so drunk I never even managed to get home to be a part of this episode. When I did get home, I thought throwing jelly beans ...

Hollie Bennett

5:00 AM on 01.04.2011

BritToid #6: Keep calm and jump on the bandwagon

Ladies and gentlemen, I am here to tell you that the full cast of BritToid will be coming together tonight to record episode 6. With Christmas and New Year now out of the way, the European side of gaming news has be...

Hollie Bennett

6:00 AM on 12.20.2010

BritToid Ep 5: Keep calm and leave a message

Well look at us lot! We are back again with our fancy European swagga', minimalistic design and our stylish accents. This time myself (your European Community manager), Daniel Seto (the token Asian), Daniel Carniero (the not ...

Hollie Bennett

12:00 PM on 12.06.2010

BritToid 5 records tomorrow

Oh yes, it is time again for BritToid, the now European-focused gaming podcast for Destructoid. This week we will be looking at Christmas and lay down our predictions on what we think will dominate sales (and I will be bannin...

Hollie Bennett

4:00 AM on 11.22.2010

BritToid episode 4: Keep calm and go deeper

Well isn't this long over due? Sorry about that everyone, our bad. However, these last few months have seen plenty going on! DtoidUK became Dtoid Europe after we adopted a Dutch guy. DtoidEurope finally got a HQ as myself and...

Hollie Bennett

7:00 AM on 07.12.2010

BritToid Episode 2: Keep calm and have a scone

Lords and Ladies (and all that falls in-between), we have made it to episode two of BritToid! For anyone who missed the previous post, we are Destructoid's brand new British gaming-focused podcast. This episode sees the re...

Hollie Bennett