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Hands-on with CORSAIR's Bulldog and Lapdog living room PC kits

This is part two of a Computex series. Here's a quick first look at CORSAIR's VR-Ready PC. At a glance, it looks like a beefy new gaming console. Sold as a full PC or as a kit, this horizontal chassis is called the BULLDOG, presum...   read

 
 
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News from Taiwan

Gallery of custom computer cases and hardware from Computex

A word of advice about Taiwan in June: don't wear a sports jacket unless it is made out of a beach towel. It's like 95 degrees and humid in the capital, and I made the mistake of: (a) not sleeping to catch a 4AM airport taxi, (b) being relu...   read

 
 
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Cheap VR

VR Wars: Oculus Rift alternatives from Asia under $200

You've probably never heard of 3Glasses, Bee VR, Dee Poon, or Laputa Hero, but you might want to buy one in the next ten seconds. Well-funded Asian companies (Jingdong and Taobao) are already shipping the value-priced virtual reality heads...   read

 
 
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NSFW: I can't stop watching 73,000 gaming GIFs in rotation

If you haven't tried it already there's a semi-hidden feature on Destructoid called Meme The Homepage in your control panel (top right). It's the worst thing I've ever done, as it requires a fiber-optic bandwidth pipe, but it's also the be...   read

 
 
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Productivity

Is Destructoid blocked at your job? Fight Fight Fight

The year was 2007. My friends and I had built up a decent readership for Destructoid, hell-bent on beating sites like 1UP (RIP) GameDaily (RIP) and Joystiq (RIP) while all holding down other day jobs and/or skipping college classes. My boss...   read

 
 
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Influence the future of Destructoid, take a quick survey

We're doing a site survey about all things Destructoid - please participate in our Great 2016 Census! You can fill it out below or pop it open in a tab. We're about to descend onto the E3 Expo in LA next month, so your feedback can inf...   read

 
 
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Exclusive: Brief off-camera video of Argyle Shift

Last week, I blogged about the first few minutes of Argyle Shift, a new Japanese arcade shooter by Bandai Namco where you hang out with a gorgeous cyborg in VR while piloting a giant Gundam type robot called Lucifer. The alpha-grade de...   read

 
 
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Japanese Arcades
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Hands-on: Summer Lesson meets Gundam in Argyle Shift

Here's another one from Japan that's sure to trigger otaku fantasies and male gaze frequencies. In Argyle Shift you pilot a flying mech, but half the time is spent with your eyes locked on your sexy coworker. It's built by the same team wh...   read

 
 
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Check out my Frankenvive
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Guide: How to make a dirt cheap Steam VR headset with low lag

Guide time! If you want to kind of mess around with Steam VR but aren't ready to fully commit yet, you'll love this. In this tutorial, I'll teach you how to set up our own DIY Vive-compatible Steam VR controller using a RiftCat, any Cardboa...   read

 
 
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Shriek Rodeo amirite
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Ski Rodeo VR may have you screaming for your life

Rarely do I get to publish a real person's shrieks of death, so I'm morbidly enjoying this. This is Ski Rodeo, a Bandai Namco VR ski simulator powered by HTC Vive. The experience is unique in that it listens to your breathing (an...   read

 
 
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The newest VR amusement in Japan shoots you out of a cannon

Have you ever heard of The Swing at the Edge of the World in Ecuador? It's what you would imagine: a swing that puts you over the mouth of a chasm that would certainly end your life. I'd want to try that, but it's too stupid to risk my lif...   read

 
 
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VR Cat Rescue
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Screaming and vertigo is fun! Watch us play Japan's cat rescue game

I nearly crushed a small Japanese man while playing a VR game. This was embarrassing, so naturally I had to publish it for all of YouTube. "A typical day," he said politely, shoving my fat ass back to where my dignity was last seen.&nb...   read

 
 
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BBC

Does drinking apple juice make gamers violent?

Moviemakers excel at recreating violence and gore on screen. But when a prominent writer for the BBC asks if we should view fictional violence with more caution then we should also, more importantly, consider if they might have been on some...   read

 
 
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Hai Moshi Moshi

Introducing the world's biggest VR Helmet

Virtual Reality is here, which might be confusing from your perspective because we're not in the same room as I'm typing this. Ok, let's start over. Virtual Reality is over there.  Forever.   read

 
 
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Hot Mess: 10 Years of Destructoid party photos

There's something about the Mr. Destructoid helmet that brings out the animal in people. I've seen sheepish tiny McChicken-like boys turn into fearless crotch-thrusters, running up on stages and doing what three shots of Jager could not aff...   read

 
 
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At GDC today? Come party with the Dtoid Community

In less than 24 hours we'll somehow be celebrating 10 years of Destructoid! Madness. Where to meet: meetup at Hawthron and enjoy happy hour, hosted by GameChops (5-8ish) at 46 Geary St. Preparty responsibility: you're going to need to&...   read

 
 
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Destructoid shirts

Come get your red hots - Limited 10-year Destructoid shirts on sale

It's been awhile since we did some shirts, so check out our whole new line of Destructoid shirts based on your community feedback! Designed by @elnido. You can customize them a bit too -- each shirt has multiple color and style options. Som...   read

 
 
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A little more info about Destructoid's spam problem, what I'm doing, what's next

As most of you know we've had to put our Disqus install behind our server login wall to prevent spammers' links from reaching Google. This is a huge inconvenience to people, some which have to create separate accounts or end up with two, an...   read

 
 
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Site update: Quick note on site bugs and Disqus comments

How's your mom doing this weekend? I hope you're not making her cook. You should order some chinese food and tell her how much you appreciate her, and explain to her how to resolve her issues with Destructoid's new site updates. To prepare ...   read

 
 
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Site Update

It's a new Destructoid today, here's a tour

It's a new Destructoid! The update was mostly set in motion to work better and faster on your mobile devices, but we also introduced a host of new features as well. Of course, with any new site there will be bugs, so please let us know if a...   read

 
 
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Site Update

Site maintenance notice: a new Destructoid is coming soon

Just a quick note - we're launching a new version of our site soon, which you can preview at http://dev.destructoid.com. It still has a number of bugs to address before launch, but just wanted to give you an early head's up. (Note: You...   read

 
 
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Aaaand we're back

[Update] Migration complete! Our web servers were physically moved to another location this weekend. I'm very sorry -- we were supposed to be back at 5am but THINGS. What did you do while we were offline?   read

 
 
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GOTY 2015

Destructoid's award for Overall Best Game of 2015 goes to...

The downfall of Japanese game development has been greatly exaggerated. It sort of reminds me of what happened a century ago, when Dr. Kellogg introduced Kellogg's Corn Flakes in hopes that it would reduce masturbation. Kellogg devoted much...   read

 
 
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BOT FRIDAY

Get Destructoid ad-free for just a buck

Get an ad-free Carter, ad-free Holmes, ad-free Devore, ad-free ... well you get the idea. That's zero ads on the Destructoid home page and no ads inside the articles, which means your mobile Destructoid loads FAST! (Note: Disqus users, ther...   read

 
 
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There's an 8-player flaccid penis and wiggly anus game on Steam

I'm just going to leave this here: "Genital Jousting is an online and local multiplayer party game about flaccid penises and wiggly anuses for up to eight players at once. Players control a detached penis complete with testicles and an anu...   read

 
 



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