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Games

# games - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge People played Tetris on the side of a huge skyscraper to celebrate its 30th birthday Stack Em Up

# games - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone’s made an Irish version of that terribly addictive 2048 game Goodbye Life

Someone’s made an Irish version of that terribly addictive 2048 game

Why are we playing? We don’t know, but we can’t stop.

# games - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 9 stages everyone who plays 2048 has gone through 2048

# games - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From Business ETC Flappy Bird could fly again as creator says he’s considering a return Resurrection

Flappy Bird could fly again as creator says he’s considering a return

Nguyan Ha Dong said if he does re-release the game, it would include a warning to users to “please take a break.”

# games - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Column: What is Fan Fiction – and why is it making people nervous?

It has become an internet sensation over the last decade, but not all is as it seems in the world of Fan Fiction, writes Stephen Downes.

# games - Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Real life Flappy Bird is just as frustrating as the original Flappy Box

Real life Flappy Bird is just as frustrating as the original

Is there anything a shoebox CAN’T be used for?

# games - Monday 17 February, 2014

From Business ETC Even Apple and Google have had enough of Flappy Bird Send In The Clones

Even Apple and Google have had enough of Flappy Bird

Both app stores are stopping app developers from using the word “Flappy” in their title, but numerous clones are still available to download.

# games - Friday 14 February, 2014

# games - Monday 10 February, 2014

From Business ETC The games that will fill that Flappy Bird-shaped hole in your life Bye Bye Birdy

The games that will fill that Flappy Bird-shaped hole in your life

Because letting go is the hardest part.

# games - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess Grandmaster Flash

It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess

He’s the world’s best chess player, and he’s only 23.

# games - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Adorable pets play dead after being ‘shot’ with finger gun Ruff Justice

Adorable pets play dead after being ‘shot’ with finger gun

Someone’s been to obedience school.

# games - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From Business ETC Candy Crush Saga makers trademark the word “Candy” Crush The Competition

Candy Crush Saga makers trademark the word “Candy”

The company has approached a number of developers whose apps contain the word “Candy” asking them to remove it or prove it doesn’t infringe upon its trademark.

# games - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch this scarily accurate parody of every newbie gamer ever N00bs

Watch this scarily accurate parody of every newbie gamer ever

What happens if I press A? Oh. That.

# games - Monday 25 November, 2013

From Business ETC Anger as Xtra-Vision doesn’t honour Xbox pre-orders unless extra game is bought No Deal

Anger as Xtra-Vision doesn’t honour Xbox pre-orders unless extra game is bought

This requirement was asked of pre-order customers even if they had already paid in full for the new Xbox One console.

# games - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 feelings you’ll be familiar with if you play Candy Crush Saga Sweet And Sour

9 feelings you’ll be familiar with if you play Candy Crush Saga

Joy. Despair. Disgust. They’re all there.

# games - Friday 20 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Nintendo visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85 Nintendo

Nintendo visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85

Yamauchi led the company as it created Super Mario Bros, the NES, and Donkey Kong.

# games - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Would you push the button on these impossible dilemmas? Push The Button

Would you push the button on these impossible dilemmas?

Addictive new game poses the question.

# games - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Score Football Manager: The computer game that discovered Lionel Messi Obsession

Football Manager: The computer game that discovered Lionel Messi

The ever-popular game is set to release its 21st edition.

# games - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Famous logos reimagined as Angry Birds Angry Brands

Famous logos reimagined as Angry Birds

Angry Birds have gone commercial.

# games - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here are all the games you’ll be able to play on XBOX One Let The Games Begin

Here are all the games you’ll be able to play on XBOX One

All pre-orders will come free with a copy of Fifa 14.

# games - Friday 26 July, 2013

Pride and anticipation as transplant athletes head to World Transplant Games

There are 24 Irish athletes taking part in the games this year, which will kick off in Durban, South Africa, on July 28.

# games - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 5 reasons the new Playstation beats the new Xbox… Console Wars

5 reasons the new Playstation beats the new Xbox…

… according to the internet

# games - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Column: ‘I’ve the best day job in Ireland’ says Barretstown CEO

People often think that working with ill children must be upsetting, but it is anything but, says Barretstown’s Dee Ahearn, who writes about how Barretstown helps children and families enjoy life again and why we all need to help ensure that work continues.

# games - Saturday 25 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 games consoles that made your Christmas mornings a dream* Game On

# games - Thursday 23 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Xbox’s new console… why does everyone hate it already? XBOX ONE

Xbox’s new console… why does everyone hate it already?

Let’s play Devil’s advocate for a while, shall we?

# games - Friday 29 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things that ALWAYS happened on a family weekend away Memories

9 things that ALWAYS happened on a family weekend away

You’d be off to the amusements right after you’d listened to your favourite tape on the way down.

# games - Thursday 21 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Which one of these retro games consoles did you covet? Press Start

Which one of these retro games consoles did you covet?

Playstation 4? Pah. These are the ones we wanted to get our hands on…

# games - Sunday 16 December, 2012

From Business ETC These were THE video games of 2012 Gaming

These were THE video games of 2012

Lou Kesten of Associated Press picks the games that made the biggest impact on gamers in 2012.

# games - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets

This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.

# games - Friday 19 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge PLAY: Recession Ireland Monopoly with DailyEdge.ie Recession Monopoly This post contains images

PLAY: Recession Ireland Monopoly with DailyEdge.ie

It’s, er, unofficial…

# games - Saturday 1 September, 2012

No porn and no games: Computer usage rules for TDs and Senators

No social networking for some people working at Leinster House in addition to the installation of picture scanning software which looks for ‘inappropriate content’ usually indicated by ‘certain flesh tones’.

# games - Monday 13 August, 2012

Poll: Are you now more likely to watch the Paralympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you now more likely to watch the Paralympics?

The London 2012 Olympics have been haired as one of the most successful Games in modern history – but are you going to watch the Paralympics when it kicks off?

# games - Friday 10 August, 2012

From The Score In pictures: London 2012, Day 14 Olympics

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14

Mullingar got a day in the Olympic sun and there were some low-blows in the taekwondo.

# games - Saturday 4 August, 2012

From The Score Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap

Annalise Murphy and Paddy Barnes keep the medal dreams alive while Phelps snatches his 22nd.

# games - Thursday 2 August, 2012

From The Score As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day six Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day six

Check in on what unfolded on another action-packed day at the Games.

# games - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

From The Score ‘She’s devastated’ but Grainne Murphy will be back, insists coach London 2012

‘She’s devastated’ but Grainne Murphy will be back, insists coach

The Wexford woman pulled the plug on her Olympic pool dream yesterday because of ill health.

# games - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Meet Rachel, the Olympics’ ‘happiest’ worker Hi Rachel

VIDEO: Meet Rachel, the Olympics’ ‘happiest’ worker

Ushering spectators requires a special type of humour….

# games - Monday 30 July, 2012

UK legally enforces video game ratings

Retailers could be prosecuted if they sell videos to children below certain age limits under the Pegi system.

# games - Friday 27 July, 2012

Poll: How many medals will Ireland win at the Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How many medals will Ireland win at the Olympics?

Katie Taylor is tipped for the gold but how many medals in total do you think Ireland can win at the Olympics?

From The Score VIDEO: Ireland’s American-born pole vaulter Tori Pena has high hopes London 2012

VIDEO: Ireland’s American-born pole vaulter Tori Pena has high hopes

Born in California, she holds the Irish pole vault record at 4.52m and will be the first ever athlete to represent Ireland in the event.

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