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Thank you to everybody who supported Ironhammers!

Hey guys, Bobby here. This is the post you’ve probably seen coming, and the one I’ve been holding back for longer than I should have. It’s been more almost five years since I first started writing stuff about PC gaming under the Ironhammers name. You will have noticed it was slowing down for a while,

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Alienware’s Steam Machine won’t be upgradable

Alienware have announced that their version of a Steam Machine will not be upgradable, and will be revised once every year. I go over the news, as well as my opinions on the matter, in more detail during this video

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Unboxing: Qpad MK-80 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Unboxing and quick overview of the Qpad MK-80 mechanical gaming keyboard, with Cherry MX Blue keyswitches. A full written review will be available on the website in the near future.

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24-hours for Special Effect in the bag, thanks community!

Hello all, this weekend myself and a buddy known as PirateDave successfully completed a 24-hour gaming marathon in aid of the charity Special Effect

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Giveaway: 5 copies of “Ring Runner: Flight of the Sages” on Steam

Ring Runner: Flight of the Sages is now out on Steam, and we’ve got five copies of the new twin-stick shooter to giveaway to our audience here on Ironhammers

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Mionix NAOS 7000 Optical Gaming Mouse launched

Swedish PC gaming peripheral manufacturer Mionix has today announced the launch of the NAOS 7000, their latest optical gaming mouse that’s packed full of features all the way down to an on-board ARM processor. It’s also got that nice, full-palm shape to it (rather similar to the Qpad 5K), which I’ve always found to be

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PC Gaming Podcast: Ironhammers On Air #22

Download the MP3 version. Bobby and Dan are joined by one of Ironhammers’ patrons, “CommonTroll”, to discuss the latest in PC gaming and what we’ve been playing. The news includes Razer’s new metal Kraken headphones, Ashes Cricket cancelled after release, Ubisoft insist they do optimise their PC titles and more. The episode even ends with

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[Video] Hearthstone Beta: First Impressions / Overview

I finally got Hearthstone beta access the other day, so decided to record a quick video showing a full game — as well as a look at the rest of the game client

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PC Gaming Podcast: Ironhammers On Air #20

Bobby and Dan return for episode 20 of our weekly PC gaming podcast, Ironhammers On Air. Topics include some interesting piracy statistics from Football Manager, Dota 2 Diretide madness, Microsoft making promises they probably can’t keep, World of Warplanes released, Steam client updates to download features. There’s also what we’ve been playing and the usual non-PC gaming, nerdy chit-chat which this week revolves around Dan’s new toys, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear watch

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Heroes of the Storm: A bunch of BlizzCon Screenshots

Everyone’s been waiting to get a look at how Blizzard’s Dota-like, Heroes of the Storm, is looking. It’s been a long while since we last heard anything about the game aside from its name change from Blizzard Dota.

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