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DestrUKtoid - Goodbye

[Update: Today is the UK team's final day on Destructoid, so here is last week's podcast where we discuss what comes next and how special being here has been for us. Thank you very much for the last year and a bit! - Laura, Vikki and Joe] I...

 
 
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Shadow Warrior 2 is about guns, swords and huge dongs

The time taken from starting my Shadow Warrior 2 demo at E3 to finding a giant metal and wood carved phallus as a mission objective titled the Demonic Rod was under three minutes. That should give you an idea of the sense of humour this par...

 
 
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is unbelievably gorgeous

As an intermittently-invested Shantae fan, jumping in and out of the series once every couple of years, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is undeniably the most beautiful entry in the series. From gorgeously fluid animations to the crisp clean artwo...

 
 
 
 
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DestrUKtoid Episode 44 - Sad Metal Alchemist

The UK, it exists and Destructoid 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 talk about new g...

 
 
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The PS4 Neo is real, but it won't be at E3 2016

For several months now we have been hearing rumours that a new PS4 console codenamed "Neo" was in the works, adding 4K support to the system but playing the same basic set of games. The PS4 Neo is a rumor no longer.

 
 
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DestrUKtoid Episode 43 - Salad Queen

The UK, it exists and Destructoid 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 talk about anime...

 
 
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Celebrating #PutButtsInAVideoGameTitle

All day today, #PutButtsInAVideoGameTitle has been trending on Twitter. In celebration, we thought we would revisit some of our favourite video game butt reviews on the site. If you had not noticed, we here at Destructoid are big fans of vi...

 
 
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Review: SteelSeries Siberia 800 Wireless Headset

The SteelSeries Siberia 800 wireless gaming headset is, by a wide margin, the most expensive gaming headset I have ever owned, and with that comes a set of expectations. It's hard to try out a pair of headphones retailing at over £250...

 
 
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DestrUKtoid Episode 42 - Nok Nok Queen Joe

The UK, it exists and Destructoid 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 talk about Pokem...

 
 
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How Pokemon games create a positive competitive scene

This past weekend I attended the UK Pokemon Nationals in Liverpool, the first live competitive Pokemon event I have ever attended. I've played Pokemon religiously since the release of the first generation, but that has never translated in m...

 
 
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Review: Audioshield

For the last few weeks, I've had an HTC Vive set up in my living room, pulling it out when friends or family are visiting to show off the wonders of VR. While experiences like Tilt Brush or Space Pirate Trainer draw interest, Audioshield al...

 
 
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Destructoid UK will be at the European Pokemon Nationals

Hey everyone, exciting news, Destructoid UK Editor Laura Dale here, letting you know we're going to be at the European Pokemon Nationals in Liverpool this weekend, getting you all the scoops from the event. We're talking interviews with win...

 
 
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Move or Die is fast, chaotic, and an absolute blast

When indie developers ask me what they can do to get their game noticed by press, one of the first things I tend to tell them is that they need to be able to sum it up with as few words as possible. A subject line, a tweet, or a title shoul...

 
 
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Review: Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel

As a gamer with limited experience playing driving sims, I have often underestimated the effect that a nice racing wheel can have on player experience. I'll often enjoy playing Euro Truck Simulator or Forza Horizon casually, but I'm aware I...

 
 
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Review: Fragments of Him

Fragments of Him is one of those games that is much more impressive as a five minute convention floor demo than as a two and a half hour long finished product. It is a simple core concept with strong acting and writing that demos well in sh...

 
 
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Mages of Mystralia balances skills through hex trees

The first time I tried to use a fireball spell in Mages of Mystralia, I had no idea why the ball of flame I created stayed where I created it. Archers were firing at me from across a chasm, and I could not fire back at them. I pulled up a m...

 
 
 
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DestrUKtoid Episode 41 - The Queen's Parrot Jokes

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 talk about t...

 
 
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Review: Space Pirate Trainer

Last year, when the arrival of retail VR headsets was still a pipe dream of the distant future, one of my biggest questions for the tech is how it would impact game design going forward. Would games have to fundamentally change how they are...

 
 
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DestrUKtoid Episode 40 - VR Joke World

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 talk about...

 
 
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Review: Tilt Brush

I have never had any artistic ability; I am more of a wordsmith than a visual creator. Something about taking in 3D data with my eyes, processing that down to a 2D image, then getting my hands to replicate that onto a screen or sheet of pap...

 
 
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Review: Virtual Desktop VR

Without a doubt, this non-gaming software has been the killer app for me during the launch of the VR revolution. Virtual Desktop (not to be confused with the identically named Windows utility) is a Steam (and Oculus Home) app that takes you...

 
 
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Review: HTC Vive

The first time I tried out the HTC Vive back at EGX 2015, I was absolutely blown away by the leap in gaming technology it presented. I spent half an hour painting in thin air, helping land aircraft safely, reeling back from stunningly high ...

 
 




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Merchant of the Skies"Technically, it's a rigid airship"

 

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Nioh 2: The Tengu's Disciple"Remember the Lunar Staff? It's back (in Nioh form)"

 
 
 

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