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Entertainment is much more than just Glenroe on a Sunday evening these days. We look at the latest movie trailers and Netflix binge-worthy shows to bring you the best entertainment news.

PlayStation 5 Console Review: Too Little Of A Good Thing?

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The PlayStation 5 is finally here! Well, kind of. A shortage of stock on launch day has meant that, for a lot of people, the next generation of console gaming is still some time away. However, Sony has confirmed that more units will reach Irish shores before Christmas. Tesco has already started calling people who missed out on the...

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 punch The first thing that hits you about Kong: Skull Island is that it's an incredibly loud movie....

The Young Offenders is one of Ireland’s best movies in a long while

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For such a small country, Ireland is really churning out some great movies these days. Why do so many of our successes involve fairly crap criminals though? Topping the list are Intermission and Adam and Paul. You could definitely include In Bruges and The Guard on that list too. The list has just gotten a little bit longer too,...

FIFA 18: The Most Beautiful Game

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The beast is back! Quite possibly the biggest video game franchise in the world has returned with it's the latest instalment and in short FIFA 18 delivers in bucket loads. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV7PK8AVEKA While Konami has doubled down on PES, improving its on-field mechanics and fluidity we still find it difficult to look beyond FIFA each year for some very simple reasons. All...

Spider-Man Remastered Review: Is It Worth Buying?

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It’s no secret that Sony and Marvel have a complicated relationship as far as Spider-Man (as well as the Spider-Verse at large) is concerned. But it’s also well known that in recent years their rocky partnership has generated some of the best Spider-Man media we’ve ever seen. Insomniac’s Spider-Man blew us away in 2018 when it made its way...

The Amazing Spider-man: Possibly the Best ps4 Game This Year?

Spider-man, Spider-man...I can do whatever a Spider-man can, with my PlayStation 4 control and that's enough to keep me happy. At its core, Insomniac Games’ new adventure strives to make you feel like Spider-Man and it delivers in spades! From the moment the initial screen loaded to the story line ending credits, this game had me hooked in a...

Go Outside And Play: Six Things To See In Ireland

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Over the past few years, I’ve spent a handful of weekends touring Ireland. It’s really not enough because every single time I do take the time, I say “it’s the most amazing country to explore”. Do I though? Do I f…. That’s why RTÉ’s new mini docuseries really peaked my interest. I’ve watched Go Outside and Play on RTÉ...

South Park: The Fractured But Whole – Review

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South Park has been raising eyebrows for twenty years and boy have they come along way from making fart jokes. Now, don't get me wrong, they still make lots of fart jokes, but on top of that, they rip into plenty of topical stuff too. If you ever get the chance to watch 6 Days to Air, a documentary...

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...