Gaming

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PS5 Announcement – What We Think We Know

It's happening, the next-gen PlayStation has been announced! It's due to land in time for Christmas 2020 and will be dubbed the PS5. Since Mark Cerny, Sony's chief architect announced the company were working on the new console we've seen a steady release of information circulating such as an official PS5 release window, name and a few details about...

FIFA 20 Review: Is it really as bad as the early reports?

Every year we play it and every year people say the same thing, FIFA 2020 is just FIFA 19 with a new hat. We love smartphones and often they might be quite similar but its the subtle nuances that set them apart. The same can be said for FIFA 20. Sure it's a bit pricey and As you might...

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint Beta First Impressions

Over the last year to 18 months I have somewhat accidentally become our resident gamer guy reviewing everything from The Amazing Spider-Man to Assassins Creed:Odyssey. Tell you what, I bloody love it. This time around I got the opportunity to check out Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint closed beta. While I'm normally not the biggest fan of military style...

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...

Crash Nitro-Fueled: A Blast from the Past!

There was only ever one karting game that has remotely managed to compete against the legendary Mario Kart series, and that's Crash Team Racing on the PSOne. Naughty Dog saw what Mario was on Nintendo, followed the formula and bang PlayStation success. It's one of those games that anyone from the original PlayStation remembers fondly and after the success...

The main announcements from E3 2019

That's it E3, the worlds biggest gaming show, is over for another year. The 3-day expo came to a close with some of the world's biggest publishers and console manufacturers showing the titles that will be coming out later in 2019 and beyond. Some games are announced for the very first time during the show, and many are available...

Simply the Best Racing Wheel: Thrustmaster TX Racing Wheel Review

There are three kinds of gamer: Gamers who game for fun and the story Gamers who prefer real-life simulation Gamers who land somewhere in the middle I'm the third kind. I like to enjoy my games, but given the right scenario, I love nothing more than a good simulator. Flight simulator with a flight control joystick was my game of...

Google Stadia: Which Games Will Launch In Ireland?

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The ultimate democratisation of gaming is here. Google Stadia will remove the need for games consoles, with Google hoping to do for gaming what Netflix did for movie rentals. Or perhaps, did to movie rentals. Serverside gaming means it doesn't matter what gear you have. All you need is a controller and a Chromecast along with a decent internet...

Google Stadia Will Launch in Ireland This November

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Time for some exciting gaming news. Google Stadia is officially launching later this year and even better still, it's coming to Ireland. Here's everything you need to know about the ultimate democratisation of gaming. What is Google Stadia? To be totally honest, I can see Google Stadia being the end of console gaming. The best way to describe Stadia is to...

F1 Manager Review: A Stupidly Addicitive F1 Management Game

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Back in the Eddie Jordan and Eddie Irvine days of Formula One, EA Sports released a cracking management game. You controlled every aspect of the team from part development, hiring drivers and bringing in sponsors. Many hours I lost to it. Unfortunately, F1 management sims are a niche interest and there hasn't been a follow-up. Until now. F1 has...