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Entertainment is much more than just Glenroe on a Sunday evening these days. We look at the latest movie trailers and Netflix binge-worthy shows to bring you the best entertainment news.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Review

Assassin's Creed is back with the latest addition to one of gaming's most iconic series. Assassins Creed Valhalla is less stealth and speed and more smash and destroy as is the Viking life, taking place during the Viking raids of England. You play as Eivor, the male or female main protagonist while you pillage your way through the lands...

Watch Dogs Legion – The Full Review

Watch Dogs Legion is a great game with a sneaky message, we have the power to rise up and fight against authoritarian governments when we need to do so. Ubisoft decided the way to send that message was to create a game without a hero. You can play as any one of nine million NPC's (well not really NPC's...

How To Learn Chess By Yourself: Best Apps And More

Writing and, dare I say journalism, isn't all that hard sometimes. I use Google just like most of the internet world to find what I'm looking for. Google has a tool that shows trends and they've quite cleverly called it Google Trends. Using this tool, I can see that there's a tonne of people searching for terms like "how...

Netflix TV Channel to Launch Offering Scheduled TV

What goes around comes around. It looks like Netflix has come full circle and is set to offer its subscribers its own scheduled TV channel, Netflix Direct. Well, that's if it gets past the testing stage. Netflix are currently testing their new linear programming channel in France due to France's consumption of traditional TV. In a world where everyone now...

EA Play Now Free For All Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Members

The mental battle in my mind rages between which console I'm going to opt for this year. Yes, I know it's a bit odd that I've not caved and picked yet, a bit like that undecided voter on election day in the US. If this sounds like you, you've decided on Xbox Series X or are just ignoring it...

Dirt 5 Review: Lots Of Mucky Fun

You learn a lot about a racing game when you're halfway through the first corner. With F1 2020 it was realising I didn't get the tyres warm enough while the other AI cars stuck to the racing line and braking points significantly better than I did. Forza was something similar and you know what, it makes sense when you...

Google Chromecast TV Complete Guide

There is a new Google Chromecast TV out and while the previous renditions of the Chromecast were nearly perfect, this years model improves across the board, mainly due to the new snazzy control and the brand new Google TV software. This year like the Amazon Fire Stick we see a new dedicated TV interface alongside your usual casting options,...

RTÉ Is Bringing Back The Den This November

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There's been a really interesting trend that's already poking its head out because of COVID-19. We're craving retro stuff. According to Krystine Batcho, a psychology professor in New York, sees a resurgence of nostalgia during COVID-19 as a natural response. We're all experiencing mega-stress and people generally "find comfort in nostalgia during times of loss, anxiety, isolation, or uncertainty"....

Culture Night 2020: How A Free Night Of Culture Is Going Ahead

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Culture Night is one of my favourite night of the year in Ireland. It's a night where the streets of Dublin often got closed to celebrate performances of different kinds. In this COVID-19 world, Culture Night's date kind of snuck up on me and it was only the other day I saw a sign for it saying it was...

PlayStation vs Xbox: Which 2020 Console Should You Buy?

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Finally, we have all the pieces of the puzzle. That means we can finally put it all together and pick a new games console. Considering the Xbox One and PlayStation 5 launched over six years ago, this isn't like a phone purchase. Buying a games console is a commitment for many years. So which one suits you best? Here's...