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# computer-games - Monday 9 November, 2020

Ireland 'far behind the curve' on gambling laws as warning sounded on 'insidious' loot boxes in video games
# Loot Boxes
# Loot Boxes

Ireland 'far behind the curve' on gambling laws as warning sounded on 'insidious' loot boxes in video games

Nov 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,809 Views 38 Comments

The long-awaited gambling regulator will review laws around loot boxes in video games – but it isn’t clear when it’ll be set up.

# computer-games - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Why calls to include eSports in the Olympics have been met with a mixed reaction
# Split
From The42
# Split

Why calls to include eSports in the Olympics have been met with a mixed reaction

Dec 5th 2017, 4:11 PM 4,169 Views 10 Comments

Many professional gamers believe becoming an Olympic sport would be a step in the wrong direction.

# computer-games - Sunday 9 April, 2017

16 slightly f**ked up things we all secretly did on Rollercoaster Tycoon
# Rollercoasters
From The Daily Edge
# Rollercoasters

16 slightly f**ked up things we all secretly did on Rollercoaster Tycoon

Apr 9th 2017, 1:00 PM 5,244 Views 0 Comments

Because you are an evil genius.

# computer-games - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Playing Fifa 17 on TV for money? BT Sport strike new deal to broadcast live matches
# Gaming
From The42
# Gaming

Playing Fifa 17 on TV for money? BT Sport strike new deal to broadcast live matches

Feb 23rd 2017, 3:48 PM 6,174 Views 11 Comments

It’s the first time fans will be able to watch virtual football live on TV.

# computer-games - Monday 12 October, 2015

Two of Ireland's biggest tech employers are getting together in a colossal merger
# Computer Games
# Computer Games

Two of Ireland's biggest tech employers are getting together in a colossal merger

Oct 12th 2015, 1:47 PM 26,538 Views 16 Comments

Dell is taking over EMC for a staggering $67 billion – the world’s largest-ever tech deal.

# computer-games - Saturday 26 September, 2015

11 things everyone who was addicted to The Sims knows to be true
# Deg Deg
From The Daily Edge
# Deg Deg

11 things everyone who was addicted to The Sims knows to be true

Sep 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 7,041 Views 3 Comments

*removes pool ladders while Sim is in the pool*

# computer-games - Monday 21 April, 2014

23 signs you have suffered with an addiction to The Sims
# Sim Ply The Best
From The Daily Edge
# Sim Ply The Best

23 signs you have suffered with an addiction to The Sims

Apr 21st 2014, 11:00 AM 28,771 Views 6 Comments

Or possibly even still. No judgement here, y’all.

# computer-games - Monday 17 March, 2014

This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft
# Er Wow
# Er Wow

This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft

Mar 17th 2014, 11:00 AM 23,164 Views 31 Comments

Talk about building blocks…

# computer-games - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Check out the brilliant new trailers for FIFA 14
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Check out the brilliant new trailers for FIFA 14

Aug 24th 2013, 12:48 PM 2,480 Views 2 Comments

One of which features a voice-over by Patrick Stewart.

# computer-games - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Today in Gareth Bale news, Gareth Bale is on the cover of FIFA 14
# Game Boy
From The42
# Game Boy

Today in Gareth Bale news, Gareth Bale is on the cover of FIFA 14

Jul 16th 2013, 11:07 AM 2,220 Views 4 Comments

Gareth Bale is so hot right now.

# computer-games - Monday 6 May, 2013

The 10 types of Championship Manager player
# Addicted
From The42
# Addicted

The 10 types of Championship Manager player

May 6th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,246 Views 8 Comments

How many of these categories do you fall into?

# computer-games - Saturday 13 April, 2013

The 50 greatest songs you listened to while playing FIFA
# Gaming
From The42
# Gaming

The 50 greatest songs you listened to while playing FIFA

Apr 13th 2013, 7:03 PM 63,899 Views 4 Comments

You’ve got to hand it to the folks at EA Sports.

# computer-games - Saturday 9 March, 2013

9 video game characters you wanted to be when you grew up
# Level Up
From The Daily Edge
# Level Up

9 video game characters you wanted to be when you grew up

Mar 9th 2013, 6:00 PM 9,543 Views 49 Comments

Admit it, you looked up to Sonic the Hedgehog a little bit.

# computer-games - Monday 24 December, 2012

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games

Dec 24th 2012, 2:26 PM 4,582 Views 5 Comments

The incident took place in East Belfast last night, and police are seeking information from the public.

# computer-games - Monday 29 October, 2012

Open challenge to computer giants: Make us decent GAA and Rugby games
# Demand
From The42
# Demand

Open challenge to computer giants: Make us decent GAA and Rugby games

Oct 29th 2012, 9:10 AM 2,376 Views 4 Comments

Plus, the place to go if you want to give Cavan a footballing lesson.

# computer-games - Monday 27 August, 2012

Recession leads to surge in mental health issues in children
# Health
# Health

Recession leads to surge in mental health issues in children

Aug 27th 2012, 7:53 AM 4,505 Views 16 Comments

The number of children seeking treatment for mental health issues has risen by 30 per cent in the past two years.

# computer-games - Monday 23 July, 2012

VIDEO: Could you out-run Pac-Man?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

VIDEO: Could you out-run Pac-Man?

Jul 23rd 2012, 2:15 PM 2,841 Views 2 Comments

Creepy video shows arcade classic from a different perspective…

# computer-games - Sunday 3 June, 2012

VIDEO: How to… become an inventor with one easy kit
# Inventive
From The Daily Edge
# Inventive

VIDEO: How to… become an inventor with one easy kit

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:45 AM 2,523 Views 3 Comments

A simple invention kit, MaKey MaKey, allows you to play computer games with Play-Doh, play the piano with your stairs and use buckets of water as dance pads amongst other cool things.

# computer-games - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

"We're resolute and ready to fight" - Game staff hold sit-ins around the country
# Sit-In
# Sit-In

"We're resolute and ready to fight" - Game staff hold sit-ins around the country

Mar 28th 2012, 5:18 PM 8,131 Views 32 Comments

Around 110 staff are holding sit-ins at eleven stores after the company said it was closing all its branches in Ireland – but would not be paying redundancy.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 28th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,079 Views 5 Comments

The nine things you need to know this morning.

# computer-games - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Report criticises separation of child from others at Dublin care unit
# Ballydowd
# Ballydowd

Report criticises separation of child from others at Dublin care unit

Mar 6th 2012, 9:16 PM 3,248 Views 3 Comments

The Health Information and Quality Authority has published a report following an investigation of procedures at the Ballydowd Special Care Unit in Dublin.

# computer-games - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 26th 2012, 11:00 AM 42 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# computer-games - Friday 3 February, 2012

Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers
# Macabre
# Macabre

Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers

Feb 3rd 2012, 9:13 PM 15,197 Views 44 Comments

Chen Jung-yu died during a 23-hour gaming session at a cafe in Taiwan.

# computer-games - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Russian defence ministry criticised for spending $1m on Tetris, Battleship
# War Games
# War Games

Russian defence ministry criticised for spending $1m on Tetris, Battleship

Jan 11th 2012, 10:47 AM 3,299 Views 4 Comments

Ministry planned to counteract contemporary gaming in which Russians are the ‘bad guys’.

# computer-games - Monday 19 December, 2011

Column: Ban video games? Ban crap pre-teen books instead
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ban video games? Ban crap pre-teen books instead

Dec 19th 2011, 7:30 AM 26 Views 55 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney takes apart TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor’s outburst over “violent video games”.

# computer-games - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

UK broadcaster mistakes computer game attack for real 'IRA film'
# Oops
# Oops

UK broadcaster mistakes computer game attack for real 'IRA film'

Sep 27th 2011, 6:27 PM 2,359 Views 21 Comments

The ITV documentary showed footage of a helicopter being shot down – but the clip came from a 2009 video game.