Gaming

We are gaming nuts. From retro to virtual reality, we bring you the latest insights and news.

App of the Week: Snake ’97

Back in the day, your phone had two distinct functions. Texting your crush, and crushing your friends high score on Snake. Now you can relive your youth. No, we're not saying your old crush is making a come back, but you can challenge your friends at Snake again. Snake '97 is now available to download from the Google Play store...

GamerCon Dublin 2017: Havoc at day one and how to get your refund

GamerCon Dublin 2017 was probably one of the most exciting events on our calendar this year. We've just attended Dublin Tech Summit in Dublin's Convention Centre which, in its first year, was a roaring success. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for year one of GamerCon - also in Dublin's Convention Centre. What's gone wrong at GamerCon Dublin 2017 GamerCon was set...

Irish app taking the App Store by storm

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Whether it's O' Leary versus Timofte or McGregor versus the world, we tend to back Irish. There is another to add to the list as Playnets by Irish gaming house Dakido has rip roared through the iTunes charts, being downloaded in over 40 countries and cracking top 10 and top 20 charts across Europe. Playnets is a simple romp that's...

5 reasons Dublin’s Token arcade is going to kick ass

One of Dublin's most loved spots is The R.A.G.E on Fade Street. The R.A.G.E is home to all things retro and man is retro hot right now. Building on the tidal wave of popularity, the team behind The R.A.G.E are opening Token. Here's what you'll need to know about Dublin's Token arcade and the 5 reasons we're extremely excited...

The Crew 2 Review: Nationwide Madness

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The Crew 2 is in many ways, like the original game was, highly ambitious. But does is this a game you should rush out to buy or wait a while to see it on the second-hand rack in GameStop? Here’s my review of The Crew 2. What is The Crew 2 About? The whole premise of the game is pretty thin....

Mindframe Arena – A Smart & Safe Game for the Family

Dublin based game and mobile app developers are on a mission to wean kids off Fortnite and make Irish kids smarter! The company specialises in innovative new strategy and action games for mobile and PC platforms Who would have thought that video games can help in your child’s development? Well, they can as part of a ‘balanced diet’ of educational...

NES Classic Edition: The next super console

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One of the best selling consoles of all time, the Nintendo Entertainment System or NES, is making a comeback as the NES Classic Edition. Following the incredibly successful launch of Pokémon Go, Nintendo have seen a growth in their stock market value in the past week. You don't need to be a Jordon Belfort to see where the money is. Re-inventing...

Google Stadia: Gaming Is About To Change Forever

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I enjoy spending some time on my games console when I have a couple of hours free. I'll admit, as I get older finding that time is more difficult. So, when I turn on my console only to find there's an hour's worth of updates, I get a little annoyed. https://twitter.com/martinmeany/status/1092525465632473088

Can’t Sign Into Xbox Live? You’re Not Alone

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UPDATE: They're back up and running with signins. Finally had some time to go try out this new casino in GTA so I booted up my Xbox. Strangely I was signed out of my Xbox Live account and even more strangely, I was unable to sign in at all. I took to Twitter to find I'm not alone. Is Xbox Live...

Assassin’s Creed Origins Review

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I’ve had a bit of a love-hate relationship with Assassin’s Creed. I played the first game quite a while after it launched and didn't get back into the series until some of the games were bundled in with my console. Being honest, I hadn’t played a game from the franchise for some time when Origins landed in and I...