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#Video Games

From TheJournal.ie Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members A Safe Space

Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members

There is also concern about children talking to strangers online when they play these games.

From TheJournal.ie An addiction to video games is to be classified as a disease All Thumbs

An addiction to video games is to be classified as a disease

The disorder will recognise an abnormal fixation on gaming.

From TheJournal.ie This video game helps doctors perform better in severe trauma situations Research

This video game helps doctors perform better in severe trauma situations

Physicians who played the game had a 53% failure rate, compared to 74% for those who studied the textbooks.

From TheJournal.ie Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors Brain Training

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors

The trial studied nearly 3,000 older people.

From TheJournal.ie Game developer changes rules on unlocking Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker after massive backlash Microtransactions

Game developer changes rules on unlocking Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker after massive backlash

EA received the least popular comment in Reddit history.

From The42 VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point Video Games This post contains videos

VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point

Both sides now need to win their final match to have any hope of reaching the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

From TheJournal.ie A month on from the GamerCon fiasco and customers are still waiting for their money back Gamercon

A month on from the GamerCon fiasco and customers are still waiting for their money back

Up to 25,000 people were expected to turn up for the event.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was there when Atari left Limerick with 600 jobs. It’s a day I hope to never repeat’ Going Going Pong

'I was there when Atari left Limerick with 600 jobs. It’s a day I hope to never repeat’

As part of Fora’s How My Business Works series, we look at the Irish arm of Cook Medical.

From TheJournal.ie A group of video game makers will spend 48 hours creating new games next week Global Games Jam

A group of video game makers will spend 48 hours creating new games next week

The 48-hour event will see six Irish sites host games animators, programmers and producers in a hackathon-like event.

From TheJournal.ie What is bringing classical and video game music together? This Irish woman Classical Games

What is bringing classical and video game music together? This Irish woman

Eimear Noone will conduct a special concert next week.

From TheJournal.ie Grand Theft Auto V is part of an exclusive club but who else is in it? BEST SELLER

Grand Theft Auto V is part of an exclusive club but who else is in it?

It’s now the fourth best-selling game of all time after selling 65 million copies worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie A study says that Grand Theft Auto 'might make the world a worse place for females' Gta

A study says that Grand Theft Auto 'might make the world a worse place for females'

But the gaming community has hit back.

This guy's story of adopting a dog on Skyrim has touched the internet's heart

It may be a video game, but the FEELINGS are real.

From The42 Megatron's sink of disappointment is even more perfect when you add a Mario warp pipe Video Games

Megatron's sink of disappointment is even more perfect when you add a Mario warp pipe

Nobody in Detroit took Aaron Rodgers last-gasp hail mary well.

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch this amazing stuntman recreate moves from Tekken Take A Break This post contains videos

Take a break and watch this amazing stuntman recreate moves from Tekken

Hopping phoenix, clean sweep, deadly current – you name the move and this guy can pull it off.

This guy’s elaborate video game proposal has charmed the internet

He designed the whole game himself. Aw :’)

From TheJournal.ie Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive Gaming

Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive

But not necessarily violent.

From TheJournal.ie Competitive video gaming is becoming hugely popular - here's why Video Game Star

Competitive video gaming is becoming hugely popular - here's why

To anyone paying attention, pro gaming is exploding in America.

From The42 Move over Tiger, Rory McIlroy's the new face of EA Sports' golf games New King In Town

Move over Tiger, Rory McIlroy's the new face of EA Sports' golf games

The new game is expected to be released this June.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is it really Anita Sarkeesian vs videogames? I don’t think so – criticism is essential Gaming

Opinion: Is it really Anita Sarkeesian vs videogames? I don’t think so – criticism is essential

I agree with Sarkeesian that the gaming industry has problems relating to sexism and violence, but I also see that it has matured a lot recently.

College in the US makes video games an official sport

Athletic scholarship without ever leaving your chair.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating Portrayal Of Women

Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating

Can we say with 100% certainty that such graphic depictions of sex and violence won’t influence attitudes toward women a teeny tiny bit?

This quote about 'the perfect relationship' is insanely popular online, and it's rubbish Love On The Internet This post contains a poll

Kid gets Minecraft for his birthday, completely FREAKS OUT

I’ve waited so long for thiiiiiiis.

From TheJournal.ie The world's largest video game collection has been sold ... Gaming

Candy Crush addicts will identify with this crushingly honest trailer

It’s basically the Kardashians of video games.

From TheJournal.ie Nintendo won't allow gamers be gay in new game No Go

Nintendo won't allow gamers be gay in new game

Nintendo will ignore social media campaigns that call for people to be allowed be gay in a new game.

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,000 copies of 'worst video game ever' found in desert landfill ET Go Hole

Over 2,000 copies of 'worst video game ever' found in desert landfill

The E.T game was made for a massive budget, but was slated upon release.

9 of the coolest costumes from the MCM Dublin Comic Con

The event brought all the comic book and video game nerds in Ireland to Dublin last weekend.

Super Mario jumps out of a TV and destroys house in amazing animation

Itsa-me, Mario, all up in your house, destroying your possessions.

From TheJournal.ie This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft Er Wow

This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft

Talk about building blocks…

This has gotta be the most convincing ad for car insurance yet

This Turkish car insurance ad will scare the LAW into you.

From TheJournal.ie Brevik wants to hunger strike for better video games Norway

Brevik wants to hunger strike for better video games

The mass murderer has described the conditions in prison as ‘torture’.

13 addictive games that almost ruined your life

Just one more level. One more.

From The42 To those who would call me a thug or worse: Some of the week's best sportswriting Looking Back

To those who would call me a thug or worse: Some of the week's best sportswriting

Grab a coffee, relax and enjoy the best sports journalism on the web.

Can video games actually make you smarter?

Here’s the perfect excuse to spend all day in front of the Xbox.

From TheJournal.ie This man owns 11,000 video games and is now a world record holder Gamer

This man owns 11,000 video games and is now a world record holder

Michael Thomasson is 31 years old and owned exactly 10,607 games when the Guinness Book of Records people came around.

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