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Mikel Arteta blames VAR and not pre-match protests as Arsenal lose to Everton
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Mikel Arteta blames VAR and not pre-match protests as Arsenal lose to Everton

Apr 24th 2021, 10:19 AM 4,217 Views 10 Comments

Thousands of Arsenal supporters marched on the ground to protest against the club’s owners.

Pandemic blamed for lack of VAR in World Cup qualifiers after Ronaldo fury
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Pandemic blamed for lack of VAR in World Cup qualifiers after Ronaldo fury

Mar 29th 2021, 3:43 PM 5,134 Views 5 Comments

Ronaldo thought he had scored a stoppage-time winner for Portugal in Belgrade.

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

Nov 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,874 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.

Liverpool battle back to beat Sheffield United after fresh VAR controversy
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# Video Games

Liverpool battle back to beat Sheffield United after fresh VAR controversy

Oct 24th 2020, 10:31 PM 20,044 Views 18 Comments

Sander Berge put the Blades ahead with a contentious penalty but Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota struck for the hosts.

Quiz: How much do you know about 2000s video games?
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Quiz: How much do you know about 2000s video games?

Aug 1st 2020, 10:00 PM 46,359 Views 31 Comments

Test your knowledge of these 2000s games and consoles

Quiz: How well do you know vintage video games?
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Quiz: How well do you know vintage video games?

Jun 1st 2020, 10:00 PM 37,265 Views 47 Comments

Controllers at the ready…

Video game loot boxes exposing children to gambling must end, says Fianna Fáil
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Video game loot boxes exposing children to gambling must end, says Fianna Fáil

Jan 29th 2020, 6:53 PM 13,132 Views 39 Comments

Jim O’Callaghan said a Gambling Regulator needs to be in place by the end of the year.

Same game, different name: Irish producers are adapting to a changing entertainment industry
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Same game, different name: Irish producers are adapting to a changing entertainment industry

Dec 8th 2019, 9:00 PM 16,287 Views 1 Comment

Streaming giants are transforming the trade. Ireland’s creative set needs to capitalise on the opportunity.

Irish teenager picks up $50,000 after competing in Fortnite World Cup
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# Video Games

Irish teenager picks up $50,000 after competing in Fortnite World Cup

Jul 29th 2019, 7:18 AM 35,344 Views 43 Comments

Joshua Juliano (17) – who plays under the username lolb0om – finished 58th out of 100 gamers

This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement
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# Video Games

This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement

Mar 24th 2019, 9:30 AM 7,221 Views 1 Comment

Most of the 32 study participants experienced increased arm mobility and reduced arm stiffness after using the game.

'Like an episode of Winning Streak': Video game loot boxes exposing children to gambling, Dáil hears
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'Like an episode of Winning Streak': Video game loot boxes exposing children to gambling, Dáil hears

Feb 10th 2019, 10:00 PM 32,830 Views 35 Comments

Future gambling legislation could include provisions on loot boxes in video games.

One-third of eight-year-old boys are playing video games for over-18s
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# Online Gaming

One-third of eight-year-old boys are playing video games for over-18s

Nov 22nd 2018, 9:04 AM 12,869 Views 45 Comments

60% of boys in sixth class have played an over-18s game.

Poll: Should violent prisoners have access to video games while in prison?
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Poll: Should violent prisoners have access to video games while in prison?

Nov 10th 2018, 10:45 AM 25,321 Views 97 Comments

A new violence reduction unit was opened at the Midlands Prison yesterday.

Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members
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# A Safe Space

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

May 7th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,412 Views 5 Comments

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

An addiction to video games is to be classified as a disease
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# All Thumbs

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

Jan 5th 2018, 1:42 PM 14,624 Views 64 Comments

The disorder will recognise an abnormal fixation on gaming.

This video game helps doctors perform better in severe trauma situations
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This video game helps doctors perform better in severe trauma situations

Dec 17th 2017, 7:30 AM 9,104 Views 2 Comments

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

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors
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# Brain Training

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors

Nov 16th 2017, 9:55 PM 10,969 Views 12 Comments

The trial studied nearly 3,000 older people.

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

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

Nov 14th 2017, 6:38 PM 25,782 Views 38 Comments

EA received the least popular comment in Reddit history.

VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point
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# Video Games

VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point

Jun 22nd 2017, 7:42 PM 3,956 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 11,846 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 9th 2017, 4:00 PM 21,065 Views 12 Comments

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

A group of video game makers will spend 48 hours creating new games next week
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# Global Games Jam

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

Jan 15th 2017, 7:30 PM 10,057 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 17,077 Views 12 Comments

Eimear Noone will conduct a special concert next week.

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

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

May 19th 2016, 12:26 PM 16,015 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 17th 2016, 8:15 AM 17,941 Views 77 Comments

But the gaming community has hit back.

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

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

Apr 6th 2016, 7:45 AM 8,074 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 4th 2015, 10:54 PM 7,146 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 17th 2015, 10:58 AM 7,534 Views 13 Comments

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
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# Video Games

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

Oct 3rd 2015, 4:15 PM 3,284 Views 2 Comments

He designed the whole game himself. Aw :’)

Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive
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Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive

Aug 17th 2015, 12:03 PM 10,072 Views 80 Comments

But not necessarily violent.

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

Jun 1st 2015, 7:00 PM 14,691 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 16th 2015, 5:40 PM 6,973 Views 13 Comments

The new game is expected to be released this June.

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

Feb 3rd 2015, 8:01 PM 851 Views 116 Comments

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
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# Let The Games Begin

College in the US makes video games an official sport

Jan 6th 2015, 7:23 PM 4,189 Views 6 Comments

Athletic scholarship without ever leaving your chair.

Walking on clean ice is like being in a real life videogame
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# Ice Ice

Walking on clean ice is like being in a real life videogame

Dec 9th 2014, 4:36 PM 1,761 Views 0 Comments

Unsettling.

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

Nov 20th 2014, 1:15 PM 13,175 Views 229 Comments

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
# Love On The Internet

This quote about 'the perfect relationship' is insanely popular online, and it's rubbish

Nov 5th 2014, 9:23 AM 10,020 Views 6 Comments

Really, humanity?

Two teenage girls have made a video game in which you throw tampons at your enemies
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# Tampon Run

Two teenage girls have made a video game in which you throw tampons at your enemies

Sep 5th 2014, 5:25 PM 2,139 Views 4 Comments

You also collect boxes of tampons.

Kid gets Minecraft for his birthday, completely FREAKS OUT
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# I Can't

Kid gets Minecraft for his birthday, completely FREAKS OUT

Jul 2nd 2014, 10:30 PM 2,794 Views 1 Comment

I’ve waited so long for thiiiiiiis.

The world's largest video game collection has been sold ...
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The world's largest video game collection has been sold ...

Jun 18th 2014, 3:15 PM 15,518 Views 17 Comments

… For $750,250.

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