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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...

Upcoming Games in 2018: Has the Best Yet to Come?

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We've already seen some fantastic games this year as our precious gaming allotted hours fade away with Far Cry 5 and God of War topping that list. However, the second half of the year is expected to be blockbuster time, with major studios releasing long awaited games. All of this, of course, is assuming anyone can tear themselves away...

FIFA 19: New Features and Irish Release Date

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Update: Read my full review of FIFA 19As a sports-loving gamer, there are a few big dates on my calendar every year. Football Manager, Formula 1 and FIFA are games which get annual updates which naturally means they also take large lumps of my life every year too. Fresh off the back of the World Cup and with the...

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....

PlayStation Now: Everything You Need to Know

It's finally here, Sony's long awaited PlayStation Now has finally launched in Ireland. Dubbed the "Netflix of gaming", the service has over 500 games that are available to play on a range of devices, all for a simple monthly subscription. Previously we mentioned some of our favourite retro PlayStation games and now we can get them all in one...

Get Shit Done With Video Game Soundtracks

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I remember when I was younger and being told to turn off the PlayStation because I needed to get outside for some exercise to be healthy. I always hoped that some sort of study would come along and just say FIFA 2001 was actually fantastic for the development of young brains. While that study never did come along, science...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: Why Everyone Loves PUBG

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It's been a long time since a new game came onto the market that people flocked too. When Call of Duty first emerged, it quickly became the goto as the must-have multiplayer game. If you were a gamer, you had to have it. Well, this just happened again with a mental but little-known game called PUBG. What is PUBG? How do...

Got an iPhone and Some Paper?

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Since Apple went and made augmented reality all cool and mainstream late in 2017, I've been a little underwhelmed by what's become available. Sure, you can measure rooms with without a measuring tape, but isn't that a little boring? Thanks to an indie app developer by the name of Hart Woolery, we can finally start boasting about how cool AR...

How to Avoid Your Kid Spending Your Wages in FIFA 18

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On Christmas Day this year, countless new Xboxes and PlayStations will get booted up around the country. The days of waiting for Stephen's Day to wandering into Gamesworld (now GameStop) and buy some games are long gone as you can download games straight to the console from their respective stores. To do this, parents load their debit or credit...

Esports: Can You Really Make a Living Playing Computer Games?

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The world of Esports is growing at an explosive rate and it's proving a mighty headache for mothers around the country too. For years, mammys around Ireland shouted up the stairs at kids to do their homework because "you'll never make a living playing games". Well, those days are well and truly gone as the new sports superstars of...