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While this may only be the 11th official BritToid podcast, it is actually our one year anniversary and it has definitely been an interesting adventure. When I started working for Destructoid I always said I wanted t...   read

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Following E3 the majority of you would have gathered that I am quite the Gears fangirl, but despite my love for the franchise I cannot justify getting rid of my new Xbox 360 Slim just for the newly skinned Gears of War versio...   read
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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...   read

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  Watch Video 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 Se...   read

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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 t...   read

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  Watch Video Despite a tragic hangover I manage to don a ton of make up, put on some sweatbands and dance around like a fool for your entertainment as I check out We Dance -- the latest music game from Nordic.  Teaming up the old sc...   read

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  Watch Video I love Kinect even if I do only use it for impressing my Mum and playing lots of Dance Central. So what else do you do when you see the Dance Central 2 booth at E3? You grab the most metrosexual guy on staff and play Usher.    read

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  Watch Video If you follow Destructoid regularly or know anything about me, you will understand how godamn excited I must have been for this interview. I make no apologies for what you are about to watch but I do warn you that ...   read

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  Watch Video Over the last few months, I have started to return to PC gaming -- but it isn't without its flaws, as those who follow me on Twitter are well aware from when I attempted to install The Witcher 2. However, all is not los...   read

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  Watch Video First off, let me apologise for the length of this video; it is an epic twenty minutes long and at no point during recording did I want to cut it short. Anyone who has seen my videos with Alex from MadCatz will kno...   read

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  Watch Video While attending the World of Tanks booth to interview SteelSeries, I was approached by the World of Tanks team to interview them as well; I had free time and they had tanks. Done. We tried to do the interview in their booth ...   read

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  Watch Video Ever since I wrote a preview for the original Realtime Worlds version of All Points Bulletin, I would say I am somewhat invested in this game. The original game lasted only six weeks before the servers went down al...   read

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  Watch Video One meeting room that was constantly packed this E3 was one belonging to Deep Silver, publishers of Dead Island, the zombie-infested survival game that took the Internet by storm following the launch of its CG...   read

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With Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo press conferences done and dusted, we ask you the most important question of all; Who won? Every year the big three pull out all the stops in an attempt to capture our hearts, minds and walle...   read

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The guys over at Insert Coin have produced two official t-shirts in conjunction with SEGA to celebrate Sonic's 20th Anniversary and you guys get the very first look:  "This is an absolute honour ...   read
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  Watch Video The BAFTA award winning F1 2010 has been Codemasters biggest cash cow to date and they are back, this time looking to bring an even bigger and better game than before. I interview Chief Game Designer Steve Hood who...   read

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  Watch Video At last year's E3, Codemasters announced their new shooter Bodycount. However, since its big unveiling, the game's hardly been seen or heard from until it appeared at Namco Bandai's Level UP event. I interviewed Ga...   read

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[Update: Contest closed! The winners have been picked by the guys at Insert Coin and Vouchers will be sent to the winners via PM. Check your messages!] Insert Coin clothing are a passionate bunch of gaming geeks who aim ...   read

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  Watch Video After admitting the Ace Combat fanbase has indeed been shrinking, the team behind the latest game Ace Combat: Assault Horizon are working hard to bring their classic game to a wider audience as well ...   read

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  Watch Video One of the biggest pieces of news at Level Up was the announcement of a new Tekken -- not a game, but a new CG Tekken Film: Tekken Blood Vengence. While many of you may remember the live action Tekken film, Katsuhi...   read

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  Watch Video My interview with Kei Hirono; producer for Namco Bandai games, was one of my most anticipated at Level Up in Dubai as I am madly in love with the masochistic Demon Souls, which finally saw a European release in 2010. Kei Hir...   read

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  Watch Video While the Namco Bandai PR team weren't looking, I kidnapped Inversion game director Ricky White so we could do our interview in the wonderful Dubai sun. While Ricky continued along the "I can't talk about that unti...   read

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  Watch Video Honest to God I had to try so hard to stop myself from shouting "RIIIIIDDDDGGGEEEE RACCCCCCEEERRR" during this interview, and that is probably a good thing too, as Ridge Racer Unbounded is an all-new take on a series wh...   read

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  Watch Video I think it is pretty fair to say that the large majority of those attending the Level Up event had put money on SoulCalibur V finally being announced and they weren't disappointed. The latest installment will be set 17 ...   read

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While geek chic has become ever more popular and more and more of us fly our geek flag with pride, it is never surprising to see the increase of outlets that have caught onto this by producing ranges of geek-inspire...   read
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Halo fans and those with empty coffee tables can rejoice this October as Titan Books is pleased to announce Halo: The Art of Building Worlds.  The book will contain over 400 images and photos that span the deca...   read
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  Watch Video Well I have returned from Dubai and Namco Bandai's Level Up event and what an event it was; we saw some exciting news, some welcome news and some stuff that was just a bit odd. While I no longer have my privet villa, my butl...   read
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  Watch Video While we have had a barrage of news and press conferences throughout the day, tomorrow sees myself and camera man Dan Carneiro interviewing many of the key people we have seen today. While those who were ...   read

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Well I can't lie, I am currently sat at the dock outside my villa while my butler calls me a boat to take me to the conference centre ready for Namco Bandai's Level Up event -- and no, I'm neither lying nor exa...   read

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  Watch Video 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 i...   read

 

About Hollie Bennettone of us since 5:08 AM on 03.26.2007

I am Hollie 'Pheoinx' Bennett aka Kind of a big deal.

I am the European Community Manager, contributor, host of the BritToid and director of the European video team. I love this website and every damn one of you (well, except you).

fire bird and tiger shark.



If you want to get involved, go to awesome meets and have a group of awesome people send you cat pictures all day, then join the DtoidUK emailer

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