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# gaming - Friday 20 September, 2013

9 life lessons taken from childhood video games
# One Up
From The Daily Edge
# One Up

9 life lessons taken from childhood video games

Sep 20th 2013, 1:00 PM 11,270 Views 21 Comments

As the world says goodbye to Hiroshi Yamauchi, what did his creations teach us?

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

Nintendo visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85

Sep 20th 2013, 9:03 AM 5,146 Views 24 Comments

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

# gaming - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

9 simple steps to becoming a Grand Theft Auto V hermit
# Grand Theft Life
From The Daily Edge
# Grand Theft Life

9 simple steps to becoming a Grand Theft Auto V hermit

Sep 18th 2013, 4:32 PM 1,837 Views 0 Comments

Your mission, if you chose to accept.

# gaming - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Why is there so much fuss about Grand Theft Auto V or 'GTA V'?
# Grand Theft What?
From The Daily Edge
# Grand Theft What?

Why is there so much fuss about Grand Theft Auto V or 'GTA V'?

Sep 17th 2013, 3:35 PM 2,204 Views 8 Comments

Fans around the world are going crazy for the latest edition of the game.

Check out the queues for GTA V last night
# What's All This?
From The Daily Edge
# What's All This?

Check out the queues for GTA V last night

Sep 17th 2013, 12:16 PM 2,336 Views 6 Comments

People were really excited about it.

# gaming - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: The King of Kong - A fistful of quarters
# Gaming
From The42
# Gaming

Sports Film of the Week: The King of Kong - A fistful of quarters

Sep 1st 2013, 9:30 PM 1,213 Views 6 Comments

An amazing journey into the world of vintage arcade games and a rivalry that matches any in the battle to be the best.

# gaming - Friday 30 August, 2013

Nintendo launches 3DS successor...minus the 3D
# Gaming
# Gaming

Nintendo launches 3DS successor...minus the 3D

Aug 30th 2013, 4:16 PM 842 Views 2 Comments

Nintendo has taken a step backwards in order to come forwards, scrapping the 3D function on its handheld system.

# gaming - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

89 jobs in jeopardy in Cork as Big Fish Games closes Europe HQ
# Big Fish Closure
# Big Fish Closure

89 jobs in jeopardy in Cork as Big Fish Games closes Europe HQ

Aug 21st 2013, 10:26 PM 10,095 Views 26 Comments

The company has announced a global restructuring process, and has entered into a 30-day consultation period with staff.

# gaming - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 20th 2013, 6:42 PM 1,475 Views 2 Comments

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

# gaming - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Anchorman retold as an 8-bit arcade game
# Stay Classy
From The Daily Edge
# Stay Classy

Anchorman retold as an 8-bit arcade game

Jul 9th 2013, 5:06 PM 594 Views 1 Comment

He may look a little different, but he’s STILL RON BURGUNDY.

# gaming - Friday 14 June, 2013

7 unexpected advantages of being a nerd

7 unexpected advantages of being a nerd

Jun 14th 2013, 5:15 PM 25,773 Views 40 Comments

It’s hip to be square.

# gaming - Saturday 25 May, 2013

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

12 games consoles that made your Christmas mornings a dream*

May 25th 2013, 8:15 PM 21,531 Views 125 Comments

*If you were lucky.

# gaming - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Xbox's new console... why does everyone hate it already?
# XBOX ONE
From The Daily Edge
# XBOX ONE

Xbox's new console... why does everyone hate it already?

May 23rd 2013, 6:00 PM 23,009 Views 95 Comments

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

# gaming - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Google gets us hooked on classic Atari game
# Atari Breakout
# Atari Breakout

Google gets us hooked on classic Atari game

May 14th 2013, 1:31 PM 15,891 Views 11 Comments

Search engine ‘Easter Egg’ lets users play Atari Breakout to celebrate the game’s 37th birthday.

# gaming - Sunday 28 April, 2013

The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever
# Junior Dragons
# Junior Dragons

The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever

Apr 28th 2013, 5:00 PM 23,476 Views 25 Comments

A junior version of Dragon’s Den will hear from Jordan Casey who has his own gaming company and started coding at age 9.

# gaming - 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 64,354 Views 4 Comments

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

# gaming - Saturday 6 April, 2013

The 5 worst sports video games of all time
# Finish Him
From The42
# Finish Him

The 5 worst sports video games of all time

Apr 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,764 Views 3 Comments

Just because you’re a famous basketball player, doesn’t mean you can sell a Kung Fu game

# gaming - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Stadium installs toilet computer game... controlled by your wee
# Wee Fit
From The Daily Edge
# Wee Fit

Stadium installs toilet computer game... controlled by your wee

Mar 28th 2013, 11:03 AM 18,120 Views 27 Comments

Sorry, ladies – it’s just for the guys.

# gaming - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Vine, emojiart and a gaming grampa
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Vine, emojiart and a gaming grampa

Feb 3rd 2013, 10:00 AM 5,927 Views 3 Comments

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

# gaming - Sunday 16 December, 2012

These were THE video games of 2012
# Gaming
# Gaming

These were THE video games of 2012

Dec 16th 2012, 9:45 AM 7,405 Views 75 Comments

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

# gaming - Monday 12 November, 2012

100 jobs announced by Dublin-based gaming company Swrve
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

100 jobs announced by Dublin-based gaming company Swrve

Nov 12th 2012, 10:37 AM 7,413 Views 9 Comments

Some of the jobs have already been posted on the Swrve website, the rest will be added to the growing gaming company over the next two years.

# gaming - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

96 jobs at risk at PopCap Dublin office
# Jobs
# Jobs

96 jobs at risk at PopCap Dublin office

Aug 22nd 2012, 1:37 PM 6,106 Views 47 Comments

The gaming company also announced 50 jobs in its North American operation will be cut.

# gaming - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Warning: Video games are breaking limbs
# Modern Warfare
From The Daily Edge
# Modern Warfare

Warning: Video games are breaking limbs

Jul 1st 2012, 5:00 PM 7,247 Views 11 Comments

Take a slightly tongue in cheek look at the need for controller caution…

# gaming - Monday 7 May, 2012

Angry Birds generates over €80 million for creators Rovio
# Feathered Friends
# Feathered Friends

Angry Birds generates over €80 million for creators Rovio

May 7th 2012, 3:06 PM 2,940 Views 1 Comment

Apps from the Angry Birds game series were downloaded 648 million times by the end of last year.

# gaming - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Girls spending more time playing online games
# Gaming
# Gaming

Girls spending more time playing online games

May 3rd 2012, 4:57 PM 2,496 Views 2 Comments

Young girls spend double the time playing games online than last year.

# gaming - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Computer game could help in treatment of depression - study
# Video Games
# Video Games

Computer game could help in treatment of depression - study

Apr 21st 2012, 2:34 PM 3,903 Views 22 Comments

Researchers in New Zealand have developed a computer game which they say is effective at treating mild and moderate depression in teenagers.

# gaming - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Column: Kids are going to destroy the internet. Here’s how it’ll happen.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Kids are going to destroy the internet. Here’s how it’ll happen.

Apr 14th 2012, 7:00 PM 25 Views 23 Comments

Think Silicon Valley will shape the future? You’re looking in the wrong place, writes tech entrepreneur Dylan Collins.

# gaming - Friday 23 March, 2012

Angry Birds theme parks to be launched
# Angry Birds
# Angry Birds

Angry Birds theme parks to be launched

Mar 23rd 2012, 12:02 PM 866 Views 1 Comment

The centres are expected to include spring riders, swings, sandpits, climbing towers, slides, and even a new Angry Birds arcade game.

# gaming - 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 46 Views 1 Comment

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

# gaming - Monday 20 February, 2012

Sony launches new handheld games console - the 'Vita'
# Gaming
# Gaming

Sony launches new handheld games console - the 'Vita'

Feb 20th 2012, 5:45 PM 4,422 Views 18 Comments

The €250 device has touch screens on both sides and aims to take gaming business away from smartphones.

# gaming - 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 3,305 Views 4 Comments

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

# gaming - 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 27 Views 55 Comments

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

# gaming - Monday 28 November, 2011

Are you taking the...? World's first pee-controlled game launched
# Call Of Nature
From The Daily Edge
# Call Of Nature

Are you taking the...? World's first pee-controlled game launched

Nov 28th 2011, 12:27 PM 2,873 Views 13 Comments

Coming to a urinal near you…

# gaming - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Government's new bill will block plans for Twomileborris 'super-casino'
# Gambling
# Gambling

Government's new bill will block plans for Twomileborris 'super-casino'

Sep 21st 2011, 1:19 PM 1,431 Views 42 Comments

New gambling legislation being prepared by the government will not allow for “large resort-style casinos” like in Tipperary.

# gaming - Thursday 16 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jun 16th 2011, 7:57 PM 1,290 Views 2 Comments

All the news of the day, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed.

2,500 jobs unfilled in the gaming and IT industries
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

2,500 jobs unfilled in the gaming and IT industries

Jun 16th 2011, 6:13 PM 1,234 Views 24 Comments

IT expert says there is a lack of expertise in Ireland in cloud based technologies, and that posts are lying vacant.

# gaming - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Nintendo launches new console with touchscreen controller
# WiiU
# WiiU

Nintendo launches new console with touchscreen controller

Jun 7th 2011, 6:31 PM 1,023 Views 4 Comments

The WiiU features a large handheld controller with a touchscreen display.

# gaming - Friday 3 June, 2011

Watch: A sneak preview of how the FIFA 12 football game will look
# Gamers
From The42
# Gamers

Watch: A sneak preview of how the FIFA 12 football game will look

Jun 3rd 2011, 3:41 PM 268 Views 2 Comments

New clip offers a glimpse of the goodies that can be found in the next edition of EA Sports’ legendary football simulation game.

# gaming - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Gamestop to honour Duke Nukem pre-orders ten years on
# At Last
From The Daily Edge
# At Last

Gamestop to honour Duke Nukem pre-orders ten years on

Jun 2nd 2011, 6:28 PM 635 Views 0 Comments

Irish gamers won’t be availing of the service, but there are those in America who have held on to their receipts for a decade. Duke Nukem Forever has been 12 years in the making.

# gaming - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Sony begins to restore PlayStation Network
# Sony
# Sony

Sony begins to restore PlayStation Network

May 15th 2011, 11:49 AM 735 Views 0 Comments

Sony has begun to restore its PlayStation Network service in the United States and Europe today, after being forced to shut down operations due to a massive security breach that affected over 100 million online accounts.