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Batman: Arkham Knight has best 2015 week one UK sales


Beat out Witcher 3 and Arkham City
Jun 29
// Steven Hansen
A reminder that Arkham Knight has "Batman" in the name and no volley of excoriating 7/10 reviews (or broken PC ports) can do it harm: Rocksteady's new Batman is the top-selling game of 2015 in the UK by its first week sales, ...
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DestrUKtoid

DestrUKtoid Episode 10 - Dad Jokes Jingle


On The Busses
Jun 27
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). This week UK Editor Laura Dale is joined by Joe Parlock and Vikki Blake to shout a bunch of words about Destiny being a bit crap. Have a listen on iTunes or Direct Download.   
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DestrUKtoid

DestrUKtoid Episode 9 - Killager


Time to butcher E3
Jun 12
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). This week UK Editor Laura Dale is joined by Joe Parlock and Vikki Blake to shout a bunch of words about E3. Have a listen on iTunes or Direct Download. 

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DestrUKtoid

DestrUKtoid Episode 8 - The Lost Episode


Yeah, this took some recovering
Jun 11
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). So, this episode of DestrUKtoid really should have gone up last week. Pre E...
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DestrUKtoid

DestrUKtoid Episode 7 - Now this is where the sick comes in


Vomit ERRRRYWHERE
May 29
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). Destructoid UK Editor Laura Dale is joined this week by Joe Parlock an...
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Allison Road

Is Allison Road the spiritual successor to P.T.?


I SAID, LOOK BEHIND YOU
May 29
// Vikki Blake
Though Konami wants to "scorch the earth" and deny that P.T. was possibly the best game reveal in the history of forever (do I still sound bitter?), there are some determined to keep the dream -- or nightmare -- alive. Christ...
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DestrUKtoid

DestrUKtoid Episode 6 - Hot Orc Twins


It's a really crazy show...
May 22
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). Destructoid UK Editor Laura Dale is joined this week by Joe Parlock an...
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DestrUKtoid

DestrUKtoid Episode 5 - supercalifragilisticexpialidocious


Dum diddle um diddle eye
May 19
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). Destructoid UK Editor Laura Dale is joined this week by Joe Parlock an...
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Grand Theft Auto V

GTA 5 physical sales top 5 million in UK alone


And that's not even counting downloads
May 18
// Vikki Blake
Grand Theft Auto V has sold over 5 million copies in the UK. The figures are confirmed by chart company GfK Chart-Track and don't even include download sales (meaning the squillions of recent Steam purchas...
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Syndicate

First historical inaccuracies spotted in Assassin's Creed: Syndicate


Only likely to bother train enthusiasts
May 18
// Laura Kate Dale
Eagle eyed Reddit users have been pouring over last week's Assassin's Creed: Syndicate trailer with a fine tooth comb and have started spotting some of the game's first historical inaccuracies over the weekend. Perhaps the mo...
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Bloodborne

Sony surprised by Bloodborne sales


The PS4's unexpected system seller
May 18
// Laura Kate Dale
Before Bloodborne was released on PS4 a few months ago, Sony had optimistic expectations for how the game would perform. Apparently, even going in with optimistic expectations for its performance, Sony were surprised by how w...
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Books, aye, remember them?!
As we all know, Geralt of Rivia is back on fine video game form with The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt, but lesser known is his return to print with Sword of Destiny. First published in 1992, Andrzej Sapkowski's second short story...

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VideoBrains

VideoBrains returns to London May 26


A bunch of talks about competition
May 11
// Laura Kate Dale
In a little over two weeks London's Meltdown gaming bar is going to be once again playing host toVideoBrains, an evening of talks about the world of videogames. Running from 7:00pm until 10:00pm on Tuesday May 26, the evening...
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DestrUKtoid

DestrUKtoid Episode 4 - F*ck a Pigeon


We get all serious this week
May 08
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). Destructoid UK Editor Laura Dale is joined this week by Joe Parlock an...
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JoyJam

JoyJam coming to London May 14


Indie devs everywhere!
May 06
// Laura Kate Dale
Hey, do you like indie games? Are you in or around London on May 14? Do you fancy hearing talks from the likes of Paul-Kilduff-Taylor from Mode7 (Frozen Cortex) and playing a bunch of indie games? How about swapping assets wi...
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UK PS4 Sales

PS4 sales hit two million in the UK


Outstrips PS2 sales
May 05
// Laura Kate Dale
So, we all know how the PS2 is the fastest-selling Sony console of all time in the UK? Well, not anymore. The PS4 has managed to hit two million sales in the UK this past weekend according to MCV, making it the fastest-sellin...
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Election

The National Video Game Arcade's election event is reading your tweets


I hope they're hamburgers
May 05
// Joe Parlock
It’s almost that time again. Time for the great British-and-also-Northern-Irish-people to filter in to the polling stations, tick little bits of paper, and then have no change ever come about as a result. It’s tim...
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DestrUKtoid

DestrUKtoid Episode 3 - I'm trying to do art, now there's meat in my cake


Let's talk hot public service workers
Apr 25
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). Destructoid UK Editor Laura Dale is joined this week by Joe Parlock an...
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Grand Theft Auto

It's official: Daniel Radcliffe really will star in GTA movie


We will never run out of Harry Potter jokes
Apr 23
// Vikki Blake
The rumours were true -- Daniel Radcliffe really is going to star in the BBC's Grand Theft Auto documentary. "Game Changer" (a working title) (thankfully) will also star Bill Paxton in a 90-minute factual drama depicting...
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Overlord

Codemasters drops another Overlord III tease


Evil always finds a way
Apr 23
// Vikki Blake
Those sexy beasts at Codemasters have dangled another Overlord III teaser in our faces. It's less than three minutes long, but the new trailer -- entitled "Previously on Overlord" -- brings newbies up to speed with the happe...
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EGX

Indie Megabooth's bringing more indies to EGX


It's just oozing independence, so stick both hands in
Apr 21
// Joe Parlock
There are a few glorious, magical days where the Destructoid UK team gets to actually write about news from the UK. They happen very rarely, but thankfully the stars have aligned and today is one of those days. God save the b...
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DestrUKtoid

The Destructoid UK Podcast 2: Super Sentai tried to kill me


Britpop, Brum, and Pat's tit
Apr 17
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). Destructoid UK Editor Laura Dale is joined this week by Joe Parlock an...
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Final Fantasy

Watch the London Symphony Orchestra do Final Fantasy... in 3D!


Just imagine the Chocobo racing theme
Apr 16
// Joe Parlock
We here at Destructoid sometimes get a bit distracted by the crasser things in life. When we’re not making sweet love with fictional wrestlers, we’re wanking off cars, but we’ve got to have a bit more class ...
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Xbox One

Xbox One gets UK price cut


Console dips below 300
Apr 13
// Laura Kate Dale
Game console price drops: great news for consumers waiting to make a purchase and irritating to those who've recently been out shopping. If you've been holding off on buying an Xbox One in the UK for the price to dip a little...
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DestrUKtoid

The Destructoid UK Podcast 1: We get it first


We have UK writers, so it's time for a UK show
Apr 11
// Laura Kate Dale
The UK, it exists and Destructoid now has writers there. Great British Pounds Sterling. Eastenders. Steptoe and Son. The Destructoid UK Podcast (DestrUKtoid). Destructoid UK Editor Laura Dale is joined this week by Claire Sha...
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Gaming Bars

London's greatest gaming hangouts


Thirsty and got itchy thumbs?
Apr 08
// Glowbear
So say you're thirsty in London for some sweet nectar and for sweeter gaming? Maybe you want to hang out with other gamers or fans of tabletop games. Where do you go? Thankfully, you're in luck because London has a handful of...
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Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. coming to UK this May


Finally!
Apr 01
// Laura Kate Dale
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is finally launching in the UK on 15 May 2015 for Nintendo 3DS.
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Game Prices

Goodbye European regional pricing?


Could standardised RRP be coming?
Mar 31
// Laura Kate Dale
Are you a gamer in Germany fed up of not being able to get the same version of a game as other countries in Europe? Perhaps you're a UK gamer fed up that you're being charged more for a game that your French friends for the s...
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Overlord III

Codemasters teases Overlord III


UK Studio teases sequel
Mar 20
// Laura Kate Dale
Written by Tomb Raider's Rhianna Pratchett, Overlord and Overlord II were a pair of last-generation action adventure games in which you played a huge hulking armor-clad warrior in control of an army of small minions. If ...
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Final Fantasy

London Final Symphony II concert announced


Tickets on sale now
Mar 20
// Laura Kate Dale
Final Fantasy -- that has some pretty great music in it, right? You know what would probably make it sound really good? Being played by the London Symphony Orchestra at London's Barbican Centre on September 12. Just as a rand...

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