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# gaming - Monday 16 November, 2015

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?

Nov 16th 2015, 7:31 PM 23,799 Views 47 Comments

Laptops are still the bread and butter of productivity so it’s worth taking the time to buy the right one.

# gaming - Monday 5 October, 2015

This YouTuber is going viral for ALL the wrong reasons
# Fire
From The Daily Edge
# Fire

This YouTuber is going viral for ALL the wrong reasons

Oct 5th 2015, 8:16 AM 4,318 Views 2 Comments

He literally burned his house down…

# gaming - Sunday 27 September, 2015

This unique Irish app helps train distracted kids' brains
# Science-backed
# Science-backed

This unique Irish app helps train distracted kids' brains

Sep 27th 2015, 10:30 AM 17,051 Views 13 Comments

Its creator, entrepreneur and neuroscientist Aine Behan, tells us how it works.

# gaming - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

The people behind Grand Theft Auto weren't impressed with that Daniel Radcliffe film
# Gta
From The Daily Edge
# Gta

The people behind Grand Theft Auto weren't impressed with that Daniel Radcliffe film

Sep 16th 2015, 7:02 PM 4,787 Views 1 Comment

Not one bit impressed.

# gaming - Thursday 10 September, 2015

The next Pokémon game you're going to play will take place in the real world

The next Pokémon game you're going to play will take place in the real world

Sep 10th 2015, 9:41 AM 8,316 Views 7 Comments

The augmented reality game will be released on both iPhone and Android devices next year.

# gaming - Monday 7 September, 2015

The class new Football Manager features mean you're likely to spend even more time playing
# Gaming
From The42
# Gaming

The class new Football Manager features mean you're likely to spend even more time playing

Sep 7th 2015, 3:26 PM 7,105 Views 3 Comments

There was some big news regarding the popular computer game this afternoon.

# gaming - Monday 24 August, 2015

This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world
# Happy Birthday
# Happy Birthday

This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world

Aug 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,569 Views 31 Comments

And it made many changes that are still present today.

# gaming - Monday 17 August, 2015

Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive
# Gaming
# Gaming

Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive

Aug 17th 2015, 12:03 PM 10,074 Views 80 Comments

But not necessarily violent.

# gaming - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

The men who harass female gamers online are likely to be losers themselves*
# Sore Loser
# Sore Loser

The men who harass female gamers online are likely to be losers themselves*

Jul 21st 2015, 4:10 PM 8,830 Views 44 Comments

*In a gaming context.

# gaming - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

This classic computer is making a return as a smartphone
# Retro To Go
# Retro To Go

This classic computer is making a return as a smartphone

Jul 15th 2015, 9:15 PM 32,706 Views 65 Comments

Anyone want to play some Elite on the Commodore 64?

# gaming - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

YouTube star PewDiePie responds to those upset he earned €6.7 million last year
# Haters Gonna Hate
# Haters Gonna Hate

YouTube star PewDiePie responds to those upset he earned €6.7 million last year

Jul 8th 2015, 2:58 PM 26,432 Views 30 Comments

“To see people being upset about this whole thing is just sad. I think it’s such a waste.”

# gaming - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

One of the most popular YouTubers made €6.7 million last year
# High Earner
# High Earner

One of the most popular YouTubers made €6.7 million last year

Jul 7th 2015, 3:39 PM 32,668 Views 13 Comments

Nice work if you can get it.

# gaming - Monday 6 July, 2015

This is the Nintendo PlayStation that never saw the light of day
# Prototype
# Prototype

This is the Nintendo PlayStation that never saw the light of day

Jul 6th 2015, 12:34 PM 16,941 Views 29 Comments

Both Sony and Nintendo had a partnership during the early 90s, but disagreements over licensing saw them go their separate ways.

# gaming - Sunday 5 July, 2015

VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?

Jul 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 10,894 Views 14 Comments

The first real headsets will start arriving at the end of 2015/early 2016, and it could bring benefits far beyond gaming.

# gaming - Sunday 21 June, 2015

'If a woman comes out and criticises the gaming industry, all of a sudden we're censors'
# Unconscious Bias
# Unconscious Bias

'If a woman comes out and criticises the gaming industry, all of a sudden we're censors'

Jun 21st 2015, 9:30 AM 12,491 Views 88 Comments

While the gaming industry is making progress, the response women get in the field is still something that needs work.

# gaming - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

These are the biggest games announced at E3 this week
# Lineup
# Lineup

These are the biggest games announced at E3 this week

Jun 16th 2015, 7:46 PM 14,750 Views 36 Comments

Be excited. Be very excited.

# gaming - Saturday 6 June, 2015

A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek's Enterprise
# To Boldly Go
# To Boldly Go

A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek's Enterprise

Jun 6th 2015, 7:15 PM 22,265 Views 35 Comments

The Chinese gaming company was very committed to its look.

# gaming - Monday 1 June, 2015

Competitive video gaming is becoming hugely popular - here's why
# Video Game Star
# Video Game Star

Competitive video gaming is becoming hugely popular - here's why

Jun 1st 2015, 7:00 PM 14,701 Views 16 Comments

To anyone paying attention, pro gaming is exploding in America.

# gaming - Friday 22 May, 2015

Want to feel old? This guy is now 35
# Happy Birthday
# Happy Birthday

Want to feel old? This guy is now 35

May 22nd 2015, 6:20 AM 30,197 Views 12 Comments

We’ve come a long way since Pac-Man first hit arcades back in 1980.

# gaming - Monday 18 May, 2015

How Candy Crush Saga is going to be the new Solitaire on your computer
# Addiction
# Addiction

How Candy Crush Saga is going to be the new Solitaire on your computer

May 18th 2015, 7:30 PM 12,855 Views 15 Comments

The game will be included with every version of Windows 10 when it’s released this summer.

# gaming - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

The device that rebooted interest in virtual reality is arriving next year
# A Little Patience
# A Little Patience

The device that rebooted interest in virtual reality is arriving next year

May 6th 2015, 5:04 PM 8,627 Views 19 Comments

Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift headset will begin later this year.

# gaming - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Know your games? Can you recognise where these locations come from?
# Eye Candy
# Eye Candy

Know your games? Can you recognise where these locations come from?

Apr 4th 2015, 8:15 PM 33,574 Views 32 Comments

Games bring you through some iconic, and sometimes breathtaking places, but do you recognise them?

# gaming - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Sports film of the week: Millionaire Gaming Prodigies
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports film of the week: Millionaire Gaming Prodigies

Mar 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 5,627 Views 2 Comments

Our sports film of the week is a documentary following the explosion of eSports in South Korea

# gaming - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Opinion: Is it really Anita Sarkeesian vs videogames? I don't think so – criticism is essential
# Gaming
# Gaming

Opinion: Is it really Anita Sarkeesian vs videogames? I don't think so – criticism is essential

Feb 3rd 2015, 8:01 PM 874 Views 116 Comments

I agree with Sarkeesian that the gaming industry has problems relating to sexism and violence, but I also see that it has matured a lot recently.

# gaming - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Sony delays the Playstation 4's launch in China
# Delays
# Delays

Sony delays the Playstation 4's launch in China

Jan 8th 2015, 12:46 PM 4,449 Views 4 Comments

The console was originally due to launch on 11 January, but has been delayed because of ‘various factors.’

People are more likely to watch Minecraft on YouTube than Frozen or Beyoncé
# Building Blocks To Success
# Building Blocks To Success

People are more likely to watch Minecraft on YouTube than Frozen or Beyoncé

Jan 8th 2015, 11:16 AM 6,688 Views 21 Comments

The sandbox game was the second-most popular search term on YouTube in 2014, with only the term ‘music’ beating it.

# gaming - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Almost 2,400 classic MS-DOS games are now playable on your browser
# MS DOSSING
# MS DOSSING

Almost 2,400 classic MS-DOS games are now playable on your browser

Jan 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 19,335 Views 34 Comments

Now you can relive Prince of Persia all over again for free.

# gaming - Monday 29 December, 2014

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...
# Fun And Games
# Fun And Games

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...

Dec 29th 2014, 10:00 PM 10,500 Views 18 Comments

From virtual to reality, what do gamers look like in 2014?

# gaming - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Opinion: Survival strategies for parents to get through long dark winter weekends
# Activities For Kids
# Activities For Kids

Opinion: Survival strategies for parents to get through long dark winter weekends

Dec 28th 2014, 7:00 PM 93 Views 12 Comments

On overcast, rainy weekends, it can be tough to keep them occupied.

# gaming - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Happy 20th birthday Playstation! Here are some of the moments that helped shape it
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

Happy 20th birthday Playstation! Here are some of the moments that helped shape it

Dec 3rd 2014, 5:35 PM 17,728 Views 79 Comments

Feeling old yet?

# gaming - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating
# Portrayal Of Women
# Portrayal Of Women

Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating

Nov 20th 2014, 1:15 PM 13,744 Views 229 Comments

Can we say with 100% certainty that such graphic depictions of sex and violence won’t influence attitudes toward women a teeny tiny bit?

# gaming - Friday 14 November, 2014

Sweden wants to introduce a special label for sexist video games
# Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Sexism

Sweden wants to introduce a special label for sexist video games

Nov 14th 2014, 4:47 PM 2,122 Views 4 Comments

Think of it as The Bechdel Test for games.

# gaming - Thursday 30 October, 2014

YouTube videos are going to look amazing from now on
# Silky Smooth
# Silky Smooth

YouTube videos are going to look amazing from now on

Oct 30th 2014, 10:46 AM 11,231 Views 11 Comments

The site has quietly rolled out 60fps videos, which will allow for smoother, higher-quality videos.

# gaming - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert
# Getting To The Next Level
# Getting To The Next Level

Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert

Oct 26th 2014, 4:00 PM 23,320 Views 16 Comments

We spoke with the 14-year-old CEO ahead of his appearance at the Web Summit.

# gaming - Saturday 18 October, 2014

This Irish YouTuber went from 2,500 to 1.5 million subs in the space of a year
# Gaming
# Gaming

This Irish YouTuber went from 2,500 to 1.5 million subs in the space of a year

Oct 18th 2014, 5:00 PM 87,210 Views 31 Comments

And it’s the most subscribed Irish YouTube channel out there.

# gaming - Friday 17 October, 2014

QUIZ: How big a FIFA fan are you?
# Test Your Knowledge
From The42
# Test Your Knowledge

QUIZ: How big a FIFA fan are you?

Oct 17th 2014, 3:00 PM 19,154 Views 34 Comments

The legendary football computer game is going 21 years old but how much do you remember?

# gaming - Saturday 4 October, 2014

These Irish brothers have turned playing Minecraft into a full-time job
# Let's Play
# Let's Play

These Irish brothers have turned playing Minecraft into a full-time job

Oct 4th 2014, 8:30 AM 53,844 Views 22 Comments

You’re jealous, aren’t you?

# gaming - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Everyone's talking about 'Gamergate'. Here's what it is and why it matters.
# Gamergate
From The Daily Edge
# Gamergate

Everyone's talking about 'Gamergate'. Here's what it is and why it matters.

Sep 27th 2014, 9:30 AM 21,844 Views 114 Comments

#GamerGate erupted on social media in August. But what is it?

# gaming - Monday 15 September, 2014

It's official! Microsoft confirms it will buy Minecraft makers for €1.9 billion
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

It's official! Microsoft confirms it will buy Minecraft makers for €1.9 billion

Sep 15th 2014, 2:34 PM 7,978 Views 16 Comments

The company will join Microsoft studios while its three founders, Markus Persson, Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser, are now leaving.

# gaming - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Microsoft said to be close to buying Minecraft makers for $2 billion
# Game On
# Game On

Microsoft said to be close to buying Minecraft makers for $2 billion

Sep 10th 2014, 8:46 AM 6,304 Views 38 Comments

The company is said to be close to buying the makers of the open-world game in a deal that could be completed this week.