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Ireland 'far behind the curve' on gambling laws as warning sounded on 'insidious' loot boxes in video games
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# Loot Boxes

Ireland 'far behind the curve' on gambling laws as warning sounded on 'insidious' loot boxes in video games

Nov 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,682 Views 38 Comments

The long-awaited gambling regulator will review laws around loot boxes in video games – but it isn’t clear when it’ll be set up.

Why calls to include eSports in the Olympics have been met with a mixed reaction
# Split
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# Split

Why calls to include eSports in the Olympics have been met with a mixed reaction

Dec 5th 2017, 4:11 PM 4,168 Views 10 Comments

Many professional gamers believe becoming an Olympic sport would be a step in the wrong direction.

16 slightly f**ked up things we all secretly did on Rollercoaster Tycoon
# Rollercoasters
# Rollercoasters

16 slightly f**ked up things we all secretly did on Rollercoaster Tycoon

Apr 9th 2017, 1:00 PM 5,179 Views 1 Comment

Because you are an evil genius.

Playing Fifa 17 on TV for money? BT Sport strike new deal to broadcast live matches
# Gaming
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# Gaming

Playing Fifa 17 on TV for money? BT Sport strike new deal to broadcast live matches

Feb 23rd 2017, 3:48 PM 6,174 Views 11 Comments

It’s the first time fans will be able to watch virtual football live on TV.

Two of Ireland's biggest tech employers are getting together in a colossal merger
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# Computer Games

Two of Ireland's biggest tech employers are getting together in a colossal merger

Oct 12th 2015, 1:47 PM 26,535 Views 16 Comments

Dell is taking over EMC for a staggering $67 billion – the world’s largest-ever tech deal.

11 things everyone who was addicted to The Sims knows to be true
# Deg Deg
# Deg Deg

11 things everyone who was addicted to The Sims knows to be true

Sep 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 7,005 Views 3 Comments

*removes pool ladders while Sim is in the pool*

23 signs you have suffered with an addiction to The Sims
# Sim Ply The Best
# Sim Ply The Best

23 signs you have suffered with an addiction to The Sims

Apr 21st 2014, 11:00 AM 28,197 Views 6 Comments

Or possibly even still. No judgement here, y’all.

This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft
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# Er Wow

This student is building an epic replica of Manhattan inside Minecraft

Mar 17th 2014, 11:00 AM 23,156 Views 31 Comments

Talk about building blocks…

Check out the brilliant new trailers for FIFA 14
# Preview
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# Preview

Check out the brilliant new trailers for FIFA 14

Aug 24th 2013, 12:48 PM 2,480 Views 2 Comments

One of which features a voice-over by Patrick Stewart.

Today in Gareth Bale news, Gareth Bale is on the cover of FIFA 14
# Game Boy
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# Game Boy

Today in Gareth Bale news, Gareth Bale is on the cover of FIFA 14

Jul 16th 2013, 11:07 AM 2,219 Views 4 Comments

Gareth Bale is so hot right now.

The 10 types of Championship Manager player
# Addicted
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# Addicted

The 10 types of Championship Manager player

May 6th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,227 Views 8 Comments

How many of these categories do you fall into?

The 50 greatest songs you listened to while playing FIFA
# Gaming
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# Gaming

The 50 greatest songs you listened to while playing FIFA

Apr 13th 2013, 7:03 PM 63,540 Views 4 Comments

You’ve got to hand it to the folks at EA Sports.

9 video game characters you wanted to be when you grew up
# Level Up
# Level Up

9 video game characters you wanted to be when you grew up

Mar 9th 2013, 6:00 PM 9,541 Views 49 Comments

Admit it, you looked up to Sonic the Hedgehog a little bit.

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games
# East Belfast
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# East Belfast

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games

Dec 24th 2012, 2:26 PM 4,579 Views 5 Comments

The incident took place in East Belfast last night, and police are seeking information from the public.

Open challenge to computer giants: Make us decent GAA and Rugby games
# Demand
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# Demand

Open challenge to computer giants: Make us decent GAA and Rugby games

Oct 29th 2012, 9:10 AM 2,372 Views 4 Comments

Plus, the place to go if you want to give Cavan a footballing lesson.

Recession leads to surge in mental health issues in children
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# Health

Recession leads to surge in mental health issues in children

Aug 27th 2012, 7:53 AM 4,505 Views 16 Comments

The number of children seeking treatment for mental health issues has risen by 30 per cent in the past two years.

VIDEO: Could you out-run Pac-Man?
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# Work Can Wait

VIDEO: Could you out-run Pac-Man?

Jul 23rd 2012, 2:15 PM 2,840 Views 2 Comments

Creepy video shows arcade classic from a different perspective…

VIDEO: How to… become an inventor with one easy kit
# Inventive
# Inventive

VIDEO: How to… become an inventor with one easy kit

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:45 AM 2,522 Views 3 Comments

A simple invention kit, MaKey MaKey, allows you to play computer games with Play-Doh, play the piano with your stairs and use buckets of water as dance pads amongst other cool things.

"We're resolute and ready to fight" - Game staff hold sit-ins around the country
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# Sit-In

"We're resolute and ready to fight" - Game staff hold sit-ins around the country

Mar 28th 2012, 5:18 PM 8,127 Views 33 Comments

Around 110 staff are holding sit-ins at eleven stores after the company said it was closing all its branches in Ireland – but would not be paying redundancy.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 28th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,079 Views 5 Comments

The nine things you need to know this morning.

Report criticises separation of child from others at Dublin care unit
# Ballydowd
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# Ballydowd

Report criticises separation of child from others at Dublin care unit

Mar 6th 2012, 9:16 PM 3,236 Views 3 Comments

The Health Information and Quality Authority has published a report following an investigation of procedures at the Ballydowd Special Care Unit in Dublin.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 26th 2012, 11:00 AM 41 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers
# Macabre
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# Macabre

Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers

Feb 3rd 2012, 9:13 PM 15,180 Views 44 Comments

Chen Jung-yu died during a 23-hour gaming session at a cafe in Taiwan.

Russian defence ministry criticised for spending $1m on Tetris, Battleship
# War Games
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# War Games

Russian defence ministry criticised for spending $1m on Tetris, Battleship

Jan 11th 2012, 10:47 AM 3,294 Views 4 Comments

Ministry planned to counteract contemporary gaming in which Russians are the ‘bad guys’.

Column: Ban video games? Ban crap pre-teen books instead
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# Opinion

Column: Ban video games? Ban crap pre-teen books instead

Dec 19th 2011, 7:30 AM 26 Views 55 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney takes apart TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor’s outburst over “violent video games”.

UK broadcaster mistakes computer game attack for real 'IRA film'
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# Oops

UK broadcaster mistakes computer game attack for real 'IRA film'

Sep 27th 2011, 6:27 PM 2,354 Views 21 Comments

The ITV documentary showed footage of a helicopter being shot down – but the clip came from a 2009 video game.