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#Video Games

# video-games - Monday 29 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenager picks up $50,000 after competing in Fortnite World Cup Video Games

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

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

# video-games - Sunday 24 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement Video Games

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

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

# video-games - Sunday 10 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Like an episode of Winning Streak': Video game loot boxes exposing children to gambling, Dáil hears Online

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

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

# video-games - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One-third of eight-year-old boys are playing video games for over-18s Online Gaming

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

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

# video-games - Saturday 10 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should violent prisoners have access to video games while in prison? Video Games This post contains a poll

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

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

# video-games - Monday 7 May, 2018

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.

# video-games - Friday 5 January, 2018

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.

# video-games - Sunday 17 December, 2017

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.

# video-games - Thursday 16 November, 2017

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.

# video-games - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

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.

# video-games - Sunday 23 April, 2017

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.

# video-games - Sunday 15 January, 2017

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.

# video-games - Saturday 26 November, 2016

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.

# video-games - Thursday 19 May, 2016

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.

# video-games - Sunday 17 April, 2016

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.

# video-games - Friday 4 December, 2015

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.

# video-games - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

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.

# video-games - Monday 17 August, 2015

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.

# video-games - Monday 1 June, 2015

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.

# video-games - Monday 16 March, 2015

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

The new game is expected to be released this June.

# video-games - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

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.

# video-games - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge College in the US makes video games an official sport Let The Games Begin

College in the US makes video games an official sport

Athletic scholarship without ever leaving your chair.

# video-games - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Walking on clean ice is like being in a real life videogame Ice Ice

# video-games - Thursday 20 November, 2014

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?

# video-games - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

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

# video-games - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kid gets Minecraft for his birthday, completely FREAKS OUT I Can't

Kid gets Minecraft for his birthday, completely FREAKS OUT

I’ve waited so long for thiiiiiiis.

# video-games - Monday 2 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Candy Crush addicts will identify with this crushingly honest trailer Crushing Addiction

Candy Crush addicts will identify with this crushingly honest trailer

It’s basically the Kardashians of video games.

# video-games - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

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.

# video-games - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Super Mario jumps out of a TV and destroys house in amazing animation It's A-me

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 The Daily Edge People played Tetris on the side of a huge skyscraper to celebrate its 30th birthday Stack Em Up

# video-games - Monday 17 March, 2014

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…

# video-games - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This has gotta be the most convincing ad for car insurance yet Car Fighter

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

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

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