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DestrUKtoid Episode 39 - TRAAAAP DOOORRR

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 d...

 
 
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I set up PC VR for under 25 GBP: Results were mixed

With the rollout of high end VR headsets mere weeks away now, and a retail HTC Vive on the way to the Destructoid UK offices imminently, I decided to spend today performing a little experiment. Using only tech I could find around the house ...

 
 
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Review: Roccat Kova mouse

Until Roccat's Kova gaming mouse arrived on my desk this week, I had never actually heard of the company before. That's a shame, because there are a bunch of unique and interesting aspects of their gaming mouse design that set them aside fr...

 
 
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Nintendo finally understands online networks

This morning, I've been playing the Japanese release of Miitomo, Nintendo's first smartphone app. While the app itself is interesting, I was mainly blown away by the fact that Nintendo's new online service is not only functional, but more u...

 
 
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The Fallout 4 Season Pass is currently free on UK PSN

[Update: The page has since been pulled. Sorry to anyone who was too late.] GO! GO! GO! Right now on PSN in the UK the Fallout 4 Season Pass is available for free. Yes, this is most likely a pricing error. Yes, there's a fair chance you may...

 
 
 
 
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PS VR is going to make a profit at launch for Sony

Back in November, Sony Worldwide President Shujei Yoshida told the world he was "not looking to make a profit" on PlayStation VR units sold at launch. Many took this to mean the hardware would sell at a loss, in order to recoup costs in sof...

 
 
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DestrUKtoid Episode 38 - Chuckle Chuckle Hitmen

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 S...

 
 
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VR has a serious issue in the real world

With the impending release of retail VR headsets early next month, I've been working out how to rearrange my house to accommodate room-tracking technology. Moving tables, pushing back sofas, securing down TVs, and taking into account how...

 
 
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Check out the Dark Souls III intro and character creator

If you've been itching to get your eyeballs on Dark Souls III gameplay footage, boy do we have a treat for you. This week Destructoid is rolling out gameplay of the English version of Dark Souls III on PS4, and today's video features the in...

 
 
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Come watch 45 minutes of One Piece: Burning Blood gameplay

Hey lovely Destructoid reader. It's time to eat some magic forbidden fruit, become a super powerful magic pirate, and spend the next decade of your life looking for a specific piece of treasure so you can be the king of the pirates. I think...

 
 
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Destructoid fights the first Dark Souls III boss

Late last week, Destructoid was invited to come to London and play the opening hours of Dark Souls III on PS4. Starting today, we're going to be rolling out footage we captured at the event. In the video below, we fight the first ...

 
 
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Review: Razer Wildcat

While most gamers with aspirations of going pro focus on keyboard and mouse setups, that doesn't mean there isn't a market out there for competitive-level gaming controllers. The Razer Wildcat, a PC and Xbox One controller built with com...

 
 
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Review: Razer Diamondback Chroma

When it comes to the gaming mouse market, there's a very mixed set of options available to pick from. There's simple mice with a few extra buttons, as well as angular monstrosities capable of being modified to the ends of the earth. The Raz...

 
 
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DestrUKtoid Episode 37 - Jane Jokes Jingle

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 A...

 
 
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Monster Hunter X is now Generations in the west

Monster Hunter X for 3DS is coming to North America and Europe this summer, under the new name Monster Hunter Generations.  Want to get a look at it? Well, feast your eyes on this trailer. If you have save data for Monster Hunter 4 on...

 
 
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Fire Emblem Fates comes to the UK on May 20

Finally, UK gamers have a release date for Fire Emblem Fates. You can play Conquest and Birthright in the UK from May 20, 2016 with Revelations becoming available as DLC on June 9. Players who want to get Revelations before June 9 can do so...

 
 
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Rumor: Nintendo funding Beyond Good and Evil sequel

[Update: On request of a Ubisoft UK PR rep, I am clarifying that any requests made to take down this story were not sent by Ubisoft's official PR departments. Any prior statements suggesting Ubisoft were behind requests for this story to be...

 
 
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Review: Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition Chroma

A few years back, Razer released the Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2013 Elite, a mechanical keyboard that was well-received for its responsiveness, design, and functionality. With the newly released Tournament Edition Chroma, the company has es...

 
 
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The PS4 port of Heavy Rain doesn't change much

Let's get his out the way now, the only thing that has been changed in the PlayStation 4 version of Heavy Rain is the quality of the visuals. A bump from 720p to 1080p, some additional texture and lighting details, a smoother framerate; not...

 
 
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Review: Razer Firefly Chroma

When Razer reached out to Destructoid's UK team last week about reviewing a selection of its new products, I was oddly curious about reviewing the Firefly. It's a $60 mouse mat that connects to the rest of Razer's coloured-light-infused Chr...

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Yellow

The first time I played Pokémon Yellow, I was nine years old. My older brother had taken me with him to a nearby snooker hall where a friend of his gave us a floppy disc. It contained a PC emulator for Yellow, which broke reliably an...

 
 
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HTC Vive will cost almost 700 British Pounds, 900 Euros

A week ago, we learned the HTC Vive price was going to be pretty steep ($799 in the USA). Since then, people in other countries have been eagerly awaiting news on how the local pricing would stack up. Simply put, the HTC Vive is going ...

 
 
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There's a whole host of new NX rumours floating around

While any rumours before an official announcement should be taken with a major grain of salt, a new batch of Nintendo NX hardware rumours are doing the rounds from a source who has leaked correct information in the past. Geno, who has previ...

 
 


About Laura Kate Daleone of us since 7:22 AM on 12.18.2014

Laura's gaming journey began in the 90′s when she was given a SNES by her older brother with Mario paint. From that day video games were all she thought about day or night, be it playing them, designing them, discussing them or writing about them.
 
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