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Messenger Games: Take on your friends with some retro gaming

Like Hansel in Zoolander, retro gaming is so hot right now. Facebook have followed up on the addictive hidden games within their Messenger service. In the past, we've wasted hours playing games like "keepy-uppy" and basketball. Facebook has stepped it up with a retro Messenger games that you can find in the Instant Games tab. Why bring gaming to Messenger? After testing the water...

The Console Upgrades: PlayStation 4 Pro

Sony knows how to build up to the Christmas in style, launching their PlayStation 4 Pro on 10 November. Some console gamers will remember a time where you bought  a console without feeling the urge to upgrade. Now gamers are tempted into upgrading their top of the line consoles earlier than ever. Starting a few years back, Microsoft and Sony...

Football Manager 2017 Review

Football Manager 2017 is gaming heroin. I take a look at this year's annual update to get my fix. Me and Football Manager go way back My love affair with Football Manager goes back to the Championship Manager era. I was a fresh-faced 14-year-old boy. Fabio Paim and Freddy Adu were tipped to be future heroes, waiting to grace the main...

NES Classic Ireland: Where to buy and how much it will cost you

Let's not beat around the bush. We all know Christmas is right around the corner. Nintendo has also positioned themselves nicely as the NES Classic is now available in Ireland. What is the NES Classic? Back in July, we brought you the news that Nintendo hoped to relaunch one of their best-loved consoles. Indeed, what is expected to be a hot property this...

Retro Gaming: Five of the best Sony Playstation games

Ok, to set the record straight, Martin has it wrong. Sure, the Mega Drive was a great console in during its time. But if you want to strike the perfect balance between retro and quality, look no further than the Sony PlayStation. Just hearing the intro makes me feel like a kid again. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAhvQoLpvsM When you think about it, the Sony PlayStation...

Retro Gaming: Five of the best Sega Mega Drive games

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While not the first system I used for gaming, the Sega Mega Drive II is what i imagine when I think retro gaming. First thing's first: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpzH0WJ52kc Now, with that out of the way. It's where I spent my sick days and days off. The Sega was where I learned how to fixed cartridges (blowing). I felt my first digital elation...

Royal Rumble of Retro Gaming this Saturday

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Yes, that is the coolest headline we've ever published. This Saturday will see the very best Retro Gamers pitted against each other in Dublin. The event, organised by retrogaming.ie, will take place in Phibsborough's The Back Page. Here's what to expect. Retro Gaming nostalgia Nostalgia, and lots of it. The team at retrogaming.ie are referring to this as a "90s gaming resurrection". All major consoles...

Our first look at FIFA 17

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The football word is pretty unpredictable - just ask Big Sam. To have something pretty regular keeps us from shaking ourselves to sleep at night. One such regularity is the annual release of football games, like FIFA 17. Before last season, a team like Leicester winning the Premier league was saved only for the FIFA, PES and Football Manager players of the...

Evolve your Eevee in Pokémon GO

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As you may have noticed, the Goos3D team are pretty caught up in Pokémon GO right now. We are working on a comprehensive guide but have happened upon a nice little easter egg online that will be of interest to all you budding trainers out there. Niantic have not been afraid to include to cap tipping to earlier versions of...

Top 5 Pokémon GO accessories all trainers need

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Have you noticed all the people walking around playing Pokémon GO? It really is a rather big deal. We can't remember the last phenomenon like this, though it's possible the great Tamagotchi plague of the nineties comes close. But if you want to be the very best, perhaps even like no-one ever was, you're going to need some kick-ass...