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# gaming - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Sony and Microsoft to go head-to-head at Christmas as PlayStation 5 gets release date
# Gaming
# Gaming

Sony and Microsoft to go head-to-head at Christmas as PlayStation 5 gets release date

Sep 17th 2020, 8:14 AM 37,508 Views 46 Comments

The new console will go on sale on 12 November,

# gaming - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Two thirds of children contacted by a stranger while gaming online, according to new survey
# Cybersafe Ireland
# Cybersafe Ireland

Two thirds of children contacted by a stranger while gaming online, according to new survey

Sep 10th 2020, 9:19 AM 13,118 Views 32 Comments

The survey was conducted by charity Cybersafe Ireland.

# gaming - Friday 14 August, 2020

Fortnite makers sue Apple and Google after it's pulled from mobile app stores
# Battle Royale
# Battle Royale

Fortnite makers sue Apple and Google after it's pulled from mobile app stores

Aug 14th 2020, 10:43 AM 53,050 Views 31 Comments

Epic Games recently released an update that dodges revenue sharing with the tech giants.

# gaming - Monday 27 April, 2020

Inter-county stars to face off in Fifa tournament to raise funds for frontline workers
# For A Good Cause
From The42
# For A Good Cause

Inter-county stars to face off in Fifa tournament to raise funds for frontline workers

Apr 27th 2020, 8:40 PM 9,719 Views 1 Comment

One player from each county will participate in the All-Ireland Fifa 20 tournament this weekend.

# gaming - Friday 2 August, 2019

The Explainer: What is Fortnite and how can people make money from it?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is Fortnite and how can people make money from it?

Aug 2nd 2019, 6:30 PM 12,099 Views 31 Comments

On this week’s episode, we delve into the world of Fortnite and esports.

# gaming - Monday 29 July, 2019

Explainer: How do people make money playing Fortnite?
# Fortnite
# Fortnite

Explainer: How do people make money playing Fortnite?

Jul 29th 2019, 8:30 PM 27,945 Views 23 Comments

Live streaming, V-bucks and e-sports are all part of the online gaming world vocabulary.

# gaming - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Google reveals new video game streaming platform called Stadia
# Stadia
# Stadia

Google reveals new video game streaming platform called Stadia

Mar 19th 2019, 10:37 PM 20,511 Views 32 Comments

Players will be able to use Stadia across a variety of platforms such as laptops, TVs and mobile phones.

# gaming - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'Fortnite' fever may be cooling - or it could be that the kids are just on their holidays
# Gaming
# Gaming

'Fortnite' fever may be cooling - or it could be that the kids are just on their holidays

Aug 26th 2018, 7:15 PM 23,356 Views 14 Comments

“Fortnite’s peak may be behind us,” a market tracker said this week.

# gaming - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Revenue collects over €1 million in extra taxes from casinos with unlicenced gaming machines
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Revenue collects over €1 million in extra taxes from casinos with unlicenced gaming machines

Aug 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 9,099 Views 13 Comments

Revenue last year launched a national compliance project targeting the gaming and amusement machine sector.

# gaming - Friday 5 January, 2018

An addiction to video games is to be classified as a disease
# All Thumbs
# All Thumbs

An addiction to video games is to be classified as a disease

Jan 5th 2018, 1:42 PM 14,617 Views 64 Comments

The disorder will recognise an abnormal fixation on gaming.

# gaming - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'No evidence whatsoever' to claims by top housing official that homeless families are 'gaming the system'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'No evidence whatsoever' to claims by top housing official that homeless families are 'gaming the system'

Jan 2nd 2018, 3:30 PM 34,494 Views 245 Comments

Conor Skehan said that families may be “gaming the system” in order to jump up the social housing waiting list.

# gaming - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Male arrested on suspicion of making hoax call which led to man being shot dead by police
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Male arrested on suspicion of making hoax call which led to man being shot dead by police

Dec 31st 2017, 2:45 PM 18,450 Views 44 Comments

The hoax caller told police that he shot his father in the head and he was holding his mother and a sibling at gunpoint.

# gaming - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'A prank has cost an innocent life': Online gamer shot dead by police after row over $2 Call of Duty bet
# Kansas
# Kansas

'A prank has cost an innocent life': Online gamer shot dead by police after row over $2 Call of Duty bet

Dec 30th 2017, 11:15 AM 42,627 Views 64 Comments

The man was shot dead in Kansas this week.

# gaming - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Pokémon Go could help people who struggle socially
# Gotta Catch 'em All
# Gotta Catch 'em All

Pokémon Go could help people who struggle socially

Dec 16th 2017, 11:00 AM 8,116 Views 14 Comments

Extroverts generally fare better at the game.

# gaming - 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 4,168 Views 10 Comments

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

# gaming - Saturday 18 November, 2017

How Minecraft has made this Irish couple into a YouTube sensation
# Minecraft
# Minecraft

How Minecraft has made this Irish couple into a YouTube sensation

Nov 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 26,850 Views 15 Comments

They have amassed millions of subscribers that tune into the daily adventures of their characters Little Kelly and Sharky,

# gaming - Sunday 23 April, 2017

A month on from the GamerCon fiasco and customers are still waiting for their money back
# Gamercon
# Gamercon

A month on from the GamerCon fiasco and customers are still waiting for their money back

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 11,834 Views 7 Comments

Up to 25,000 people were expected to turn up for the event.

# gaming - Sunday 19 March, 2017

15 slightly f*cked up things we all secretly did on The Sims
# Rosebud
From The Daily Edge
# Rosebud

15 slightly f*cked up things we all secretly did on The Sims

Mar 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 14,323 Views 0 Comments

You mess.

# gaming - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Videogame nets Defence Forces 3,600 applicants from wannabe recruits
# Join Up
# Join Up

Videogame nets Defence Forces 3,600 applicants from wannabe recruits

Mar 11th 2017, 8:50 AM 17,498 Views 36 Comments

The Defence Forces took a different approach to its latest recruitment campaign.

# gaming - 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.

# gaming - Friday 10 February, 2017

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world
# Nosedive
# Nosedive

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world

Feb 10th 2017, 4:51 PM 22,810 Views 39 Comments

Online gambling is the biggest source of the losses.

# gaming - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand
# Smartphone
# Smartphone

These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand

Jan 3rd 2017, 9:15 PM 26,444 Views 5 Comments

Or if you want to hold a cup of tea or coffee while you play. Your choice really.

# gaming - Monday 22 August, 2016

Virtual Ford GT races into record books
# Forza Motorsport 6
# Forza Motorsport 6

Virtual Ford GT races into record books

Aug 22nd 2016, 2:27 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

Energy drinks and sweeties kept gamers at the wheel of a virtual race car to set new Guinness World Record.

# gaming - Saturday 6 August, 2016

It has been a very tough week for the makers of Pokémon Go
# Problems
# Problems

It has been a very tough week for the makers of Pokémon Go

Aug 6th 2016, 9:45 AM 24,584 Views 19 Comments

Problems with the game, cheaters and shutting down popular sites has put Niantic Labs in the firing line, but it’s recovering.

# gaming - Thursday 21 July, 2016

This guy tricked his mam into thinking she had to go to Tesco to buy Pokémon Go
# The Very Best
From The Daily Edge
# The Very Best

This guy tricked his mam into thinking she had to go to Tesco to buy Pokémon Go

Jul 21st 2016, 9:05 AM 4,693 Views 2 Comments

Damn youths.

# gaming - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Video ads on mobile games annoying you? There is a way around it
# Workaround
# Workaround

Video ads on mobile games annoying you? There is a way around it

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:45 AM 15,251 Views 17 Comments

Although there is a catch.

# gaming - Thursday 2 June, 2016

This is now the second best-selling videogame of all time
# Games
# Games

This is now the second best-selling videogame of all time

Jun 2nd 2016, 4:37 PM 26,896 Views 29 Comments

But Minecraft has a long way to go before it takes the top spot.

# gaming - Monday 16 May, 2016

Will this guy appear in cinemas again? Nintendo is certainly working on it
# Star Power
# Star Power

Will this guy appear in cinemas again? Nintendo is certainly working on it

May 16th 2016, 9:38 AM 8,923 Views 15 Comments

Nintendo is looking at making its own films, and will likely focus on animation instead of live-action.

# gaming - Sunday 15 May, 2016

These are the 12 games chosen for the world hall of fame
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

These are the 12 games chosen for the world hall of fame

May 15th 2016, 9:45 AM 23,224 Views 52 Comments

All of them iconic in their own right.

# gaming - Monday 28 March, 2016

This is how free mobile games convince you to part with your cash
# Splash The Cash
# Splash The Cash

This is how free mobile games convince you to part with your cash

Mar 28th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,197 Views 14 Comments

Free to play games are the most popular type but they have to make money somehow.

# gaming - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

With the Sony PlayStation VR, virtual reality is having its iPod moment
# Perfect Timing
# Perfect Timing

With the Sony PlayStation VR, virtual reality is having its iPod moment

Mar 16th 2016, 9:55 AM 10,606 Views 28 Comments

And it could end up being the right product at the right time.

# gaming - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Why YouTube sees you playing games on your phone to be the next big thing
# Let's Play
# Let's Play

Why YouTube sees you playing games on your phone to be the next big thing

Mar 10th 2016, 7:30 PM 8,800 Views 6 Comments

YouTube Gaming has launched its app in Ireland and alongside console and PC gaming, it’s gearing up for an explosion in smartphone gaming.

# gaming - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Can You Guess The Classic Playstation Game From Just One Shot?
# Old School
From The Daily Edge
# Old School

Can You Guess The Classic Playstation Game From Just One Shot?

Jan 16th 2016, 11:00 AM 6,886 Views 7 Comments

Your childhood in pictures.

# gaming - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

McGregor stars alongside top names in new trailer for the upcoming UFC game
# Virtual Reality
From The42
# Virtual Reality

McGregor stars alongside top names in new trailer for the upcoming UFC game

Jan 6th 2016, 12:05 AM 11,072 Views 6 Comments

EA Sports haven’t got The Notorious quite right going by this clip.

# gaming - Monday 28 December, 2015

Bored over the holidays? Here are some free games to play
# Boredom Killer
# Boredom Killer

Bored over the holidays? Here are some free games to play

Dec 28th 2015, 5:00 PM 17,975 Views 10 Comments

And more importantly, they’re good.

# gaming - Sunday 27 December, 2015

How much do you really know about these famous games?
# Retro
# Retro

How much do you really know about these famous games?

Dec 27th 2015, 10:30 AM 15,991 Views 13 Comments

There has been quite a few released over the last thirty years.

# gaming - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don't know if it's a good idea?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don't know if it's a good idea?

Dec 23rd 2015, 8:00 AM 91 Views 13 Comments

The truth is that this technological evolution is the greatest social experiment of our time and as parents we are in uncharted waters, writes child psychologist Colman Noctor.

# gaming - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Should Toshiba's latest laptop be your next stop for gaming?
# Tech Review
# Tech Review

Should Toshiba's latest laptop be your next stop for gaming?

Dec 6th 2015, 6:00 PM 15,504 Views 28 Comments

Toshiba’s Qosmio range focuses on gaming, but is the latest X70 worth splurging on?

# gaming - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Looking for some gadgets gifts ideas? Here are some to get you started

Looking for some gadgets gifts ideas? Here are some to get you started

Nov 19th 2015, 8:31 PM 28,479 Views 21 Comments

Our pick of the best high-end, mid-range and budget devices you can get in different areas.

These are the best games you can get this year
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

These are the best games you can get this year

Nov 19th 2015, 8:31 PM 12,268 Views 23 Comments

It’s been a varied year with something for everyone.

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