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From The42 Why calls to include eSports in the Olympics have been met with a mixed reaction Split This post contains videos

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

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

Because you are an evil genius.

From The42 Playing Fifa 17 on TV for money? BT Sport strike new deal to broadcast live matches Gaming

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two of Ireland's biggest tech employers are getting together in a colossal merger Computer Games

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

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

*removes pool ladders while Sim is in the pool*

23 signs you have suffered with an addiction to The Sims

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

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…

From The42 Check out the brilliant new trailers for FIFA 14 Preview

Check out the brilliant new trailers for FIFA 14

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

From The42 Today in Gareth Bale news, Gareth Bale is on the cover of FIFA 14 Game Boy This post contains videos

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

Gareth Bale is so hot right now.

From The42 The 10 types of Championship Manager player Addicted

The 10 types of Championship Manager player

How many of these categories do you fall into?

From The42 The 50 greatest songs you listened to while playing FIFA Gaming

The 50 greatest songs you listened to while playing FIFA

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 This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games East Belfast

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games

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

From The42 Open challenge to computer giants: Make us decent GAA and Rugby games Demand

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Recession leads to surge in mental health issues in children Health

Recession leads to surge in mental health issues in children

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? Work Can Wait This post contains videos

VIDEO: Could you out-run Pac-Man?

Creepy video shows arcade classic from a different perspective…

VIDEO: How to… become an inventor with one easy kit Inventive This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie "We're resolute and ready to fight" - Game staff hold sit-ins around the country Sit-In This post contains images

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine things you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Report criticises separation of child from others at Dublin care unit Ballydowd

Report criticises separation of child from others at Dublin care unit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers Macabre

Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers

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

From TheJournal.ie Russian defence ministry criticised for spending $1m on Tetris, Battleship War Games

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ban video games? Ban crap pre-teen books instead Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UK broadcaster mistakes computer game attack for real 'IRA film' Oops

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

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