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Drink, relax and play in South England

With the Mana bar having great success in Melbourne, Australia it is great to be contacted by a similar bar hidden away on the south coast of England. The Loading Bar is based in Falmouth and provides gamers with a place to drink, rela...

 
 
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Interview: European love up with Steel Series

I have to admit that I am quite the fan of Steel Series and despite him constantly picking on me, I actually enjoy interviewing company CMO Kim Rom.  Huddled in a corner of the E3 show floor Kim runs us through Steel Series latest&nbs...

 
 
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BritToid Ep 10: The missing edition

After numerous technical difficulties and a little trip to E3, I can finally announce that the very long awaited and overdue BritToid episode 10 has finally arrived -- on the eve of the recording of BritToid episode 11 none the less.  ...

 
 
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Sign spinning with Mortal Kombat

Nothing quite says the promotion of a horrifically violent videogame quite like spending an afternoon in London sign spinning with two rather cute guys from California.  While Mortal Kombat already knew it would be cont...

 
 
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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 gaming focused po...

 
 
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Preview: DiRT 3

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&nbs...

 
 
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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 week long Dest...

 
 
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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 long Destructo...

 
 
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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, Codemasters invited me to...

 
 
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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 discussing mens' nau...

 
 
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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 those who want t...

 
 
 
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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 taking place.&nbs...

 
 
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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 Justice, and myself,...

 
 
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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 and trying to u...

 
 
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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 been pretty quiet...

 
 
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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 actually German...

 
 
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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 banning anyone from s...

 
 
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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 Dan Seto decid...

 
 
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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 return of cast to...

 
 
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Sundays with Sagat: Guest Starring Birdie

Here's the first episode of Season 2 of Sundays with Sagat. If you're new to the series, here's a quick recap; this is a video series where a man named Sagat talks to you about videogames. This is serious business. Sadly, Sagat is a busy g...

 
 
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E3 10: Hollie and Holmes vs. Dead Rising 2

This is probably the last video featuring the cheeky Hollie Bennett and shiny-headed Jonathan Holmes that you're going to see, at least for the next twenty minutes. Here we get some time in with Dead Rising 2. In the first video, seen abov...

 
 
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E3 10: Hollie Bennett vs. pro golfer John Daly

We shot a proper interview/hands-on with Hollie and myself playing this new John Daly golf game for the PS Move. I promise we did. For reasons beyond my control, we can't show it to you right now. All we can show you is this footage of Hol...

 
 
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BAFTAs: Uncharted 2, Batman: AA win big

The eater of men, the venerable Mike Tyson, wasn't on-hand at the British Academy of Film and Television awards show. Just as good -- the BAFTA's media-whoring side step makes the event all the more meaningful, especially to the winners, wh...

 
 
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Videogames beat movies in UK

Let's hear it for the UK and their support of videogames! The Daily Telegraph is reporting that more money was spent on videogames in 2009 than on films. In the twelve months to the end of September 2009, a whopping £1.73 billion was ...

 
 




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Parismio

Just got these just One of these days ima DM a Until then, Ill just read these up for fun!

 
Virtua Kazama

Streaming Night 1 of Splatoon 2s Splatfest:

 
Pixie The Fairy

Im now currently at 31 has no games one the Nintendo

 
Parismio

My first 12 hour shift at It wasnt that bad considering they only told me last night that im doing Ill have to do it again tomorrow and then its 10 hours for the next 3

 
Drew Stuart

Hardcore History + XCOM: Enemy Unknown = How Ive been playing games the last two weeks

 
Megas75

Apparently Yakuza 0 is gonna be be $25 at some places for Black Ill try to get this one as I loved Kiwami

 
NakedBigBoss

Do I look fabulous, guys? #selfietoid

 
TriPLYMOUTHroK

Any horror movie suggestions from the community? My favorites include House of the devil, Youre Next, Starry Eyes, Sinister, Lights Out, and Nightmare on Elm I also love schlock like The Gate, Trick or Treat, House,

 
siddartha85

Since people are posting up, Ive been drinking Dogfish Head World Wide Stout and watched some new Now Im still buzzing and listening to this for some

 
 

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