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# gaming - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Here is everything you need to know about Destiny, the most expensive video game ever made
# Destiny
From The Daily Edge
# Destiny

Here is everything you need to know about Destiny, the most expensive video game ever made

Sep 9th 2014, 3:32 PM 2,605 Views 0 Comments

The game, which is released today, cost $500 million to develop.

# gaming - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Explainer: Why did Amazon spend $970 million on a site that livestreams videogames?
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Explainer: Why did Amazon spend $970 million on a site that livestreams videogames?

Aug 26th 2014, 11:12 AM 5,943 Views 6 Comments

Turns out watching people play videogames is more lucrative than you think.

# gaming - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Opinion: 'Virtual rape' in video game takes gaming violence to a whole new level
# Not Fun And Games
# Not Fun And Games

Opinion: 'Virtual rape' in video game takes gaming violence to a whole new level

Aug 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 2,549 Views 94 Comments

Some Grand Theft Auto players have started to act out “virtual rape” on avatars controlled by other people by modifying the game’s code.

# gaming - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Which services let you share accounts with your family?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Which services let you share accounts with your family?

Aug 10th 2014, 10:45 AM 12,522 Views 3 Comments

Because sharing the one Netflix account with them can be a bit of a pain sometimes.

# gaming - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Ireland's teens are becoming obsessed with a Kim Kardashian app
# Productivity Vacuum
From The Daily Edge
# Productivity Vacuum

Ireland's teens are becoming obsessed with a Kim Kardashian app

Jul 26th 2014, 2:14 PM 4,050 Views 2 Comments

This is not a drill.

# gaming - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Ever wanted to see the world in third-person? This prototype gives you that chance
# Point Of View
# Point Of View

Ever wanted to see the world in third-person? This prototype gives you that chance

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:28 PM 12,805 Views 8 Comments

Combining an Oculus Rift headset and GoPro cameras, the prototype allows users to see the world from a third-person viewpoint, similar to that in a videogame.

# gaming - Friday 27 June, 2014

Player beats Super Mario Bros in under 5 minutes, sets new world record
# Super Duper
From The Daily Edge
# Super Duper

Player beats Super Mario Bros in under 5 minutes, sets new world record

Jun 27th 2014, 6:32 PM 2,622 Views 2 Comments

Not a bother.

# gaming - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why
# Digital Skills
# Digital Skills

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why

Jun 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 100 Views 42 Comments

We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.

# gaming - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

The world's largest video game collection has been sold ...
# Gaming
# Gaming

The world's largest video game collection has been sold ...

Jun 18th 2014, 3:15 PM 15,518 Views 17 Comments

… For $750,250.

# gaming - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here's what Sony announced at its E3 2014 keynote
# Game On
# Game On

Here's what Sony announced at its E3 2014 keynote

Jun 10th 2014, 4:08 PM 8,575 Views 23 Comments

Ranging from anticipated titles like Destiny and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End to other services like Playstation Now, Sony covered a lot of ground.

# gaming - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Valve delays release of Steam console and controller until next year
# Fine-tuning
# Fine-tuning

Valve delays release of Steam console and controller until next year

May 28th 2014, 4:47 PM 8,738 Views 10 Comments

The team says it needs more time to still fine-tuning the controller to ensure the “best experience possible” when it and the console are released.

# gaming - Monday 19 May, 2014

YouTube close to securing $1 billion deal for video game streaming site Twitch
# Let The Games Begin
# Let The Games Begin

YouTube close to securing $1 billion deal for video game streaming site Twitch

May 19th 2014, 10:46 AM 5,267 Views 7 Comments

The live streaming video game site is said to have agreed a $1 billion deal with Google and is currently discussing details of the deal.

# gaming - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Flappy Bird is making a return, but as a 'less addictive' multiplayer game
# Soar Again
# Soar Again

Flappy Bird is making a return, but as a 'less addictive' multiplayer game

May 15th 2014, 9:22 AM 5,737 Views 8 Comments

The game’s creator Dong Nguyen said it would be making a return in August and will be less addictive than the previous version.

# gaming - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book

May 11th 2014, 11:00 AM 6,860 Views 4 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# gaming - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Nintendo won't allow gamers be gay in new game
# No Go
# No Go

Nintendo won't allow gamers be gay in new game

May 7th 2014, 9:34 PM 15,084 Views 41 Comments

Nintendo will ignore social media campaigns that call for people to be allowed be gay in a new game.

# gaming - 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 29,458 Views 6 Comments

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

# gaming - Saturday 29 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 29th 2014, 4:26 PM 3,608 Views 0 Comments

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

# gaming - Saturday 22 March, 2014

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

The 9 stages everyone who plays 2048 has gone through

Mar 22nd 2014, 3:34 PM 5,053 Views 7 Comments

The hell. The hell.

# gaming - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Addicted to Facebook games? You're not the only one
# Addiction
# Addiction

Addicted to Facebook games? You're not the only one

Mar 20th 2014, 9:21 AM 7,408 Views 12 Comments

The site sees an average of 375 million people playing Facebook-connected games each month, just under a third of the site’s 1.2 billion members.

# gaming - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Play Skyrim? The developer is hiring 250 customer support jobs in Galway
# Zenimax Media
# Zenimax Media

Play Skyrim? The developer is hiring 250 customer support jobs in Galway

Mar 19th 2014, 8:53 AM 9,386 Views 28 Comments

They’re looking for 70 French speakers, 30 German speakers as well as 150 English speakers.

# gaming - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Shaq wants you to fund the sequel to one of the worst games ever made
# Shaq Attack
# Shaq Attack

Shaq wants you to fund the sequel to one of the worst games ever made

Mar 6th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,274 Views 11 Comments

If you donate $500 to it, Shaq will follow you on Instagram and will like and comment on your photos.

# gaming - Monday 3 March, 2014

Microsoft plans to have Xbox Live powering iOS and Android games
# Cross-platform
# Cross-platform

Microsoft plans to have Xbox Live powering iOS and Android games

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:06 PM 7,373 Views 7 Comments

Microsoft wants games developers to integrate Xbox Live into their apps and games by placing fewer restriction and providing them with better tools.

# gaming - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Column: What is Fan Fiction – and why is it making people nervous?
# Flight Of Fancy
# Flight Of Fancy

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

Mar 1st 2014, 7:00 PM 28,225 Views 102 Comments

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.

# gaming - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Sony has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 consoles worldwide
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Sony has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 consoles worldwide

Feb 18th 2014, 10:58 AM 8,336 Views 34 Comments

The company has sold another 1.1 million consoles this year, adding to the 4.2 million consoles it sold in 2013.

# gaming - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Ireland is going mad for some unique Flappy Bird merchandise
# Flappy Days
From The Daily Edge
# Flappy Days

Ireland is going mad for some unique Flappy Bird merchandise

Feb 13th 2014, 3:03 PM 2,140 Views 2 Comments

When will the madness end?

# gaming - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Flappy Bird creator is taking the game down because it 'ruined his life'
# Game Over
From The Daily Edge
# Game Over

Flappy Bird creator is taking the game down because it 'ruined his life'

Feb 9th 2014, 9:17 AM 46,513 Views 58 Comments

BUT CAN HE TAKE THE PAIN AWAY?

# gaming - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Is Flappy Bird the most frustrating game EVER? From The Daily Edge

Is Flappy Bird the most frustrating game EVER?

Jan 30th 2014, 9:43 AM 5,501 Views 3 Comments

We think it might just be.

# gaming - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Stem controllers brings wireless motion tracking to gaming
# Virtual Reality
# Virtual Reality

Stem controllers brings wireless motion tracking to gaming

Jan 7th 2014, 11:00 PM 11,317 Views 9 Comments

The STEM controllers can track the movement of your legs, arms and head and reproduce them in-game.

Sony announces game-streaming service Playstation Now
# All Access
# All Access

Sony announces game-streaming service Playstation Now

Jan 7th 2014, 6:44 PM 10,793 Views 32 Comments

The service will allow Sony users to stream and play old Playstation games on their PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Bravia TVs, smartphones, and tablets.

# gaming - Monday 30 December, 2013

15 free games to play when you're feeling bored
# Freebies
# Freebies

15 free games to play when you're feeling bored

Dec 30th 2013, 7:00 PM 61,388 Views 23 Comments

If boredom is beginning to creep in, these should help you pass the time.

# gaming - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Microsoft sells more than 2 million Xbox One consoles in 18 days
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Microsoft sells more than 2 million Xbox One consoles in 18 days

Dec 11th 2013, 4:17 PM 8,705 Views 50 Comments

The Xbox One has sold an average of 111,111 units a day since it first launched.

# gaming - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Over 2 million Playstation 4s have been sold in three weeks
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Over 2 million Playstation 4s have been sold in three weeks

Dec 3rd 2013, 11:13 AM 11,335 Views 65 Comments

In the next generation of the console wars, it’s first blood to Sony.

# gaming - Friday 22 November, 2013

Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter
# Console Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Console Wars

Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:00 PM 5,302 Views 1 Comment

Two multinational corporations, getting cosy. AWWWW.

Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which comes out on top?
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which comes out on top?

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:01 AM 18,647 Views 108 Comments

With the Xbox One released today and the PS4 a week away, which one should you invest your time and money in?

# gaming - Monday 18 November, 2013

Sony sold one million PS4s in 24 hours
# Playstation
From The Daily Edge
# Playstation

Sony sold one million PS4s in 24 hours

Nov 18th 2013, 8:24 AM 1,626 Views 1 Comment

The company expects to sell 5 million by March.

# gaming - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Gaming granny goes on a rant about British Gas while playing GTA V From The Daily Edge

Gaming granny goes on a rant about British Gas while playing GTA V

Oct 30th 2013, 4:17 PM 1,541 Views 0 Comments

That’s one way to get out your frustration!

# gaming - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Grand Theft Auto gamer caught 'flirting', and it's absolutely mortifying
# Cringe
From The Daily Edge
# Cringe

Grand Theft Auto gamer caught 'flirting', and it's absolutely mortifying

Oct 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 3,492 Views 2 Comments

“Keep workin’ it girl.”

# gaming - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Power-ranking 9 of our favourite childhood table-top sports games
# Retro
From The42
# Retro

Power-ranking 9 of our favourite childhood table-top sports games

Oct 27th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,514 Views 6 Comments

From Subbuteo to table hockey, we’ve ranked our favourites.

# gaming - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

You can now play Super Mario Bros in your browser
# Mushroom Kingdom
From The Daily Edge
# Mushroom Kingdom

You can now play Super Mario Bros in your browser

Oct 15th 2013, 1:50 PM 1,800 Views 1 Comment

It’s a Me a Mario!

# gaming - Friday 11 October, 2013

WATCH: 41 small but amazing touches in Grand Theft Auto 5
# 2 Real
From The Daily Edge
# 2 Real

WATCH: 41 small but amazing touches in Grand Theft Auto 5

Oct 11th 2013, 12:50 PM 2,581 Views 1 Comment

The game’s attention to detail is something else.