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# Games

Last year
# electricity shortage
Winter blackout risk to stadium and pitch lighting may result in sports groups getting supports
Chief Executive of Sport Ireland Dr Una May says they are conscious that sports bodies could potentially be impacted.
All time
# tokyo 2020 /21
Minor changes only as 2021 Paralympic schedule unveiled
Officials say they are mindful of the need to cater for athletes and spectators with a range of health requirements.
# Challenges
Why is postponing this year's Olympics so complicated?
‘It’s not like moving a football game to next Saturday,’ says IOC president Thomas Bach.
# plans
South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions
The plans will be met with extreme levels of doubt in many quarters.
# Video Games
Same game, different name: Irish producers are adapting to a changing entertainment industry
Streaming giants are transforming the trade. Ireland’s creative set needs to capitalise on the opportunity.
# Microtransactions
Game developer changes rules on unlocking Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker after massive backlash
EA received the least popular comment in Reddit history.
# 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.
# portability
New rules will allow you to use Netflix or Spotify unrestricted across the EU
The measures were approved yesterday allowing “cross-border portability” of paid-for online content.
# Change generation
Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend
Bored and out of money? We’ve got some suggestions for free things to do.
# killing time
Have some time to kill? You can now play Solitaire on Google search
And relive those days where Windows 95 was cutting edge.
# boredom killer
You know you can play thousands of classic games online, right?
If you’re not familiar with the Internet Archive, then you’re in for a treat.
# investigations
Ross 'not happy' with Olympic Council of Ireland investigation on Rio ticket sale controversy
The Olympic Council of Ireland says there was no impropriety whatsoever from anyone dealing with tickets for the Rio Games.
# Pokemon No-Go
Pokémon Go players urged to keep away from Fukushima disaster zone
The list of places wanting to keep players away is growing.
# Let's get physical
Want exercise to be more fun? These apps will help you out
Who would have thought the two could be combined?
# pokemon go
The Irish landmarks on Pokémon Go are hilariously grim
Pokémon love pubs, it seems.
# Rio
Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products
Police say they seized marjijuana labelled with the logo of the Rio 2016 organising committee.
# Euro 2016
Irish Euro fans face travel chaos after airlines cancel French flights
Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights have been affected.
# Games
This is now the second best-selling videogame of all time
But Minecraft has a long way to go before it takes the top spot.
# gta
A study says that Grand Theft Auto 'might make the world a worse place for females'
But the gaming community has hit back.
# sponsored by lidl
8 fun things to do with the family over the Easter holidays
You told us some of your plans for the Easter weekend.
# sponsored by transport for ireland
7 games for your phone that'll make this evening's commute fly by
Just don’t miss your stop.
# One Two Three
Here's how to win every game of rock, paper, scissors you play
No word on lizard or Spock.
# Best Of
These are some of the best smartphone games released this year
Like you were going to do anything else with your free time.
# cards against christmas
11 ways Cards Against Humanity won Christmas this year
Not safe for work, or little eyes.
# the games people play
American accused of $14.5 million swindle once set up shop in Dublin
The story of a businessman who once set up shop in the Digital Hub, and now faces a possible 120-year jail sentence.
# well played
A guy pretended to dump his girlfriend for FIFA 16, and her response was spectacular
Fair play, Danni.
# gta
The people behind Grand Theft Auto weren't impressed with that Daniel Radcliffe film
Not one bit impressed.
# vine time
8 addictive Vine games that will completely wreck your head
You might be here a while.
# no filler
If you're an Xbox One owner, your games collection just got a massive boost
Can anyone say backwards compatibility?
# Game on
7 internet Easter eggs that will completely zap your productivity
No need to worry about your figure, though.
# anticipation
These are the games you will want to play in 2015
Getting excited yet?
# TechKnowHow
Don't have time to make it to the shops? These digital gifts may help you out
And you won’t have to wrap them either so win-win.
# gameplay
Which games should you get for your Wii U this Christmas?
After a shaky start, Nintendo’s latest console has steadied the ship thanks to some great titles , but which ones are worth your attention?
# Game on
Which games should you get for your Xbox One this Christmas?
Microsoft’s console has had a steady twelve months, but which games are worth paying attention to?
# playtime
Which games should you get for your Playstation 4 this Christmas?
The console has been a bright light in Sony’s troubled year, but which games should you look out for?
# maths entertainment
Here's how to beat anyone at rock-paper-scissors
According to a Chinese mathematician.
# TechKnowHow
These are the best smartphone games for your kids
If they’re going to be using your phone to pass the time, they may as well be playing good games.
# productivity vacuum
Ireland's teens are becoming obsessed with a Kim Kardashian app
This is not a drill.
# Games
2,000 medals later, the Special Olympics Ireland games draw to a close in Limerick
Over 1,500 athletes took part in the games in Limerick.
# Limerick
PHOTOS: Athletes ready as Special Olympics Ireland get underway
Let the games begin…