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Prison service defends luxuries in new violence reduction unit for country's most dangerous inmates
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Prison service defends luxuries in new violence reduction unit for country's most dangerous inmates

Nov 10th 2018, 8:30 AM 22,395 Views 77 Comments

‘If they don’t experience some normality in prison how are they going to behave normally outside?’

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

Is this kid's Xbox smashing the harshest punishment ever, or the best?
# Way Harsh
# Way Harsh

Is this kid's Xbox smashing the harshest punishment ever, or the best?

May 15th 2015, 11:21 AM 4,733 Views 5 Comments

Excruciating.

You can now walk around someone's mind with an Xbox controller
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# Get Outta My Head

You can now walk around someone's mind with an Xbox controller

Feb 14th 2015, 9:15 AM 7,367 Views 4 Comments

Turns out actually getting inside someone else’s head is a bit weird

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks
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# Not A Game

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks

Jan 16th 2015, 3:17 PM 17,125 Views 36 Comments

The 18-year-old was detained as part of a joint effort between police in Britain and the United States.

Sony delays the Playstation 4's launch in China
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Sony delays the Playstation 4's launch in China

Jan 8th 2015, 12:46 PM 4,449 Views 4 Comments

The console was originally due to launch on 11 January, but has been delayed because of ‘various factors.’

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...
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# Fun And Games

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...

Dec 29th 2014, 10:00 PM 10,499 Views 18 Comments

From virtual to reality, what do gamers look like in 2014?

Sony's Playstation network is up again as the company admits it WAS attacked by hackers
# Let The Games Begin
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# Let The Games Begin

Sony's Playstation network is up again as the company admits it WAS attacked by hackers

Dec 28th 2014, 12:05 PM 18,313 Views 40 Comments

No direct link is being made to the cyber attack over ‘The Interview’.

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?
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# Kim Kringle

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?

Dec 26th 2014, 3:08 PM 41,418 Views 51 Comments

A hacking group claimed responsibility for another attack on both the systems.

Gaming controller that drains your blood as you play suspended by Kickstarter
# Blood Sport
# Blood Sport

Gaming controller that drains your blood as you play suspended by Kickstarter

Nov 25th 2014, 1:09 PM 22,301 Views 24 Comments

Brings a whole new meaning to ‘health’.

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows
# TV Streaming
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# TV Streaming

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows

Apr 7th 2014, 4:54 PM 6,881 Views 19 Comments

The two companies are planning on releasing their own original TV shows which would compete against the likes of Netflix and Amazon.

Sony is working on original TV shows for the Playstation 4
# TV Wars
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# TV Wars

Sony is working on original TV shows for the Playstation 4

Mar 20th 2014, 11:08 AM 5,422 Views 18 Comments

The company plans to offer original TV content through its Playstation Network service.

Xbox One launching in 26 more countries in September
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# Catch Up

Xbox One launching in 26 more countries in September

Mar 18th 2014, 6:10 PM 7,715 Views 33 Comments

The expansion will include the eight European countries whose launch in November was delayed because of localisation issues.

Sony has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 consoles worldwide
# Console Wars
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# Console Wars

Sony has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 consoles worldwide

Feb 18th 2014, 10:58 AM 8,336 Views 34 Comments

The company has sold another 1.1 million consoles this year, adding to the 4.2 million consoles it sold in 2013.

10 things Irish lads love
# Let's Hear It For The Boys
# Let's Hear It For The Boys

10 things Irish lads love

Jan 5th 2014, 6:00 PM 159,205 Views 192 Comments

Besides their mammies, obviously.

Watch this scarily accurate parody of every newbie gamer ever
# N00bs
# N00bs

Watch this scarily accurate parody of every newbie gamer ever

Dec 12th 2013, 5:18 PM 1,553 Views 1 Comment

What happens if I press A? Oh. That.

A brief history of the Sony Playstation
# PSX
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# PSX

A brief history of the Sony Playstation

Nov 29th 2013, 4:25 PM 17,036 Views 65 Comments

It’s come a long way since the original arrived back in 1995.

WATCH: Ireland AM is really blown away by the Xbox One
# Xbox Whoa
# Xbox Whoa

WATCH: Ireland AM is really blown away by the Xbox One

Nov 27th 2013, 8:08 AM 2,654 Views 13 Comments

There’s been nothing like this on the market before. NOTHING.

Anger as Xtra-Vision doesn’t honour Xbox pre-orders unless extra game is bought
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# No Deal

Anger as Xtra-Vision doesn’t honour Xbox pre-orders unless extra game is bought

Nov 25th 2013, 10:28 PM 52,985 Views 141 Comments

This requirement was asked of pre-order customers even if they had already paid in full for the new Xbox One console.

Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:00 PM 5,288 Views 1 Comment

Two multinational corporations, getting cosy. AWWWW.

Is this Galway gaf the most laddy house that ever ladded?
# Lads Buzz
# Lads Buzz

Is this Galway gaf the most laddy house that ever ladded?

Nov 15th 2013, 8:33 AM 5,203 Views 2 Comments

We think it might be.

Netflix gives its TV app a major makeover
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# On Demand

Netflix gives its TV app a major makeover

Nov 13th 2013, 2:41 PM 17,318 Views 36 Comments

Large images and easier navigation are some of the updates rolled out today.

Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One
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# PS4

Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One

Jun 11th 2013, 2:42 PM 10,415 Views 88 Comments

Here’s how Sony did it.

12 games consoles that made your Christmas mornings a dream*
# Game On
# Game On

12 games consoles that made your Christmas mornings a dream*

May 25th 2013, 8:15 PM 21,529 Views 125 Comments

*If you were lucky.

Top readers' comments of the week
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# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

May 25th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,938 Views 13 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Xbox's new console... why does everyone hate it already?
# XBOX ONE
# XBOX ONE

Xbox's new console... why does everyone hate it already?

May 23rd 2013, 6:00 PM 23,000 Views 95 Comments

Let’s play Devil’s advocate for a while, shall we?

EU launches two antitrust probes against Motorola
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# Motorola

EU launches two antitrust probes against Motorola

Apr 3rd 2012, 11:15 AM 121 Views 0 Comments

The EU’s competition authority is to investigate whether investigations into whether the company is unfairly restricting competitors from accessing essential patents.

Woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed Black Friday crowd surrenders
# Black Friday
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# Black Friday

Woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed Black Friday crowd surrenders

Nov 26th 2011, 7:47 PM 5,964 Views 14 Comments

The pepper-spraying was just one of a number of incidents across the US on the notoriously busy kick-off to the Christmas shopping season.

Shopper pepper-sprays Black Friday crowd in push for Xbox
# Black Friday
# Black Friday

Shopper pepper-sprays Black Friday crowd in push for Xbox

Nov 25th 2011, 7:50 PM 7,008 Views 19 Comments

Police are looking for a woman in Porter Ranch, California who reportedly injured 20 people at a Walmart store with pepper spray as the shop opened early for the annual sale.

Microsoft's Kinect sets Guinness World Record for swift sales
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Microsoft's Kinect sets Guinness World Record for swift sales

Mar 10th 2011, 2:07 PM 778 Views 0 Comments

Over 10m units of the Xbox infrared controller were sold within 60 days of its launch in November 2010.

Xbox Kinect already hacked
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Xbox Kinect already hacked

Nov 12th 2010, 12:13 PM 323 Views 0 Comments

Hacker wins $3,000 prize after creating drivers for Microsoft’s motion detection device.

Halo: Reach becomes fastest-selling Microsoft game ever
# Halo
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# Halo

Halo: Reach becomes fastest-selling Microsoft game ever

Sep 16th 2010, 3:37 PM 204 Views 0 Comments

The latest version of the science-fiction video game saga and becomes the biggest entertainment launch of 2010.