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FIFA 19 Review: Gameplay and a Feast of Modes in the Best FIFA Yet

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It’s one of those perennial classics. Without fail, I get my hands on the latest edition of FIFA every year and as someone who loves smartphones, they can often feel quite similar. Every year, a new version is released, it’s a bit pricey and you’re left wondering if it’s money well spent or not. Well, FIFA 19 is well...

Irish PlayStation VR Launch: First look and release information

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What else would you be doing of a Tuesday evening except getting hands on with the latest VR headset at the Irish PlayStation VR launch. We've already looked at the heavy hitters in the VR space, like HTC Vive, and the entry level experiences, like Samsung Gear VR and Freefly VR. In the middle of it all, there was this...

FeiyuTech Vimble 2 Review: The Perfect Gimbal for Most

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I'm a massive fan of gimbals. These little gadgets hold your phone steady when recording video shots. I'd argue they are fast becoming a holiday essential. The videos you record with a gimbal look stunning. So ahead of the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival, I got to thinking. If there was one accessory that could up your movie making game,...

We’ve been to Token in Dublin. Spoiler alert, it’s amazing

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I remember a few years back when Lyrath, a five-star hotel in Kilkenny, opened for the first time. Joe Dolan played and the crowds swarmed into an unfinished venue. It was a disaster, with door handles coming off and cars getting beached after parking on grass. In Dublin, there's a brand new bar currently in a Beta phase after only...

HTC Vive: Review

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Oculus were one of the main companies innovating virtual reality technology, yet much of the buzz around this new media platform comes thanks to the HTC Vive. We have experienced the Vive first hand and here's what we think.Background of the HTC Vive Many of you will be more than familiar with Taiwanese manufacturer, HTC. They have been a leading...

VR Games: Gunjack – EVE review

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Gunjack is a spin-off title from the enormous EVE Online series, designed from the ground up for virtual reality.EVE Online EVE Online boasts one of the largest online gamer bases in the world, with over half a million users subscribing to the game. The game sees players participate in several different in-game professions from mining to piracy, where the goal is...

Experience Review: The Stella Theatre – A Trip Back in Time

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Going to the cinema isn't much of an experience these days. Messy seats, crap nachos and popcorn which, if bought by the ton, would require a mortgage style loan. Thankfully, retro is hot right now and it's leading to some great alternatives. Token is one of the coolest experiences in Dublin with great food, beer and tons of retro...

Hacksaw Ridge review and Irish release date

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Personally, I'd argue that we haven't had a great war movie since Saving Private Ryan. Sure enough, the Hurt Locker was good but not a classic. Inglorious Basterds was magnificent, but only has tenuous links to reality. Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson sets out to reset the clocks. This review contains spoilers. But the film is a true story,...

VR Games: Dead Secret review

Dead Secret is an immersive horror app available on most virtual reality platforms. There are plenty of horror games emerging on various VR platforms, but this might just be the best of them all.Who makes Dead Secret? Dead Secret is the creation of Robot Invader, a Californian based games company. This is their first trip into the immersive world of virtual reality....

Kong: Skull Island review

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King Kong is arguably one of the most recongisable icons in film history. Kong: Skull Island is probably one of the most ambitious remakes to date. We went along to the premiere to see if it's a chest pounding success.Kong packs a punchThe first thing that hits you about Kong: Skull Island is that it's an incredibly loud movie....