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#Games

# games - Monday 19 May, 2014

Today's Rubik's Cube Google Doodle is a productivity vacuum
# Timewaster
From The Daily Edge
# Timewaster

Today's Rubik's Cube Google Doodle is a productivity vacuum

May 19th 2014, 7:54 AM 3,484 Views 2 Comments

We can’t stop playing.

# games - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Ever wonder what the Irish gaming industry looks like today? This map will show you
# On The Map
# On The Map

Ever wonder what the Irish gaming industry looks like today? This map will show you

May 4th 2014, 8:30 PM 42,406 Views 17 Comments

Hands up those who knew Atari had a manufacturing plant in Tipperary during the late 70s/early 80s?

# games - Monday 7 April, 2014

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

People played Tetris on the side of a huge skyscraper to celebrate its 30th birthday

Apr 7th 2014, 3:00 PM 7,522 Views 6 Comments

Yes, Tetris is 30 years old. Wowser.

# games - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Someone's made an Irish version of that terribly addictive 2048 game
# Goodbye Life
From The Daily Edge
# Goodbye Life

Someone's made an Irish version of that terribly addictive 2048 game

Mar 29th 2014, 4:26 PM 3,609 Views 0 Comments

Why are we playing? We don’t know, but we can’t stop.

# games - Saturday 22 March, 2014

The 9 stages everyone who plays 2048 has gone through
# 2048
From The Daily Edge
# 2048

The 9 stages everyone who plays 2048 has gone through

Mar 22nd 2014, 3:34 PM 5,053 Views 7 Comments

The hell. The hell.

# games - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Flappy Bird could fly again as creator says he's considering a return
# Resurrection
# Resurrection

Flappy Bird could fly again as creator says he's considering a return

Mar 12th 2014, 8:43 AM 8,617 Views 21 Comments

Nguyan Ha Dong said if he does re-release the game, it would include a warning to users to “please take a break.”

# games - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Column: What is Fan Fiction – and why is it making people nervous?
# Flight Of Fancy
# Flight Of Fancy

Column: What is Fan Fiction – and why is it making people nervous?

Mar 1st 2014, 7:00 PM 28,230 Views 102 Comments

It has become an internet sensation over the last decade, but not all is as it seems in the world of Fan Fiction, writes Stephen Downes.

# games - Monday 24 February, 2014

Real life Flappy Bird is just as frustrating as the original
# Flappy Box
From The Daily Edge
# Flappy Box

Real life Flappy Bird is just as frustrating as the original

Feb 24th 2014, 7:41 AM 1,652 Views 0 Comments

Is there anything a shoebox CAN’T be used for?

# games - Monday 17 February, 2014

Even Apple and Google have had enough of Flappy Bird
# Send In The Clones
# Send In The Clones

Even Apple and Google have had enough of Flappy Bird

Feb 17th 2014, 8:30 PM 21,207 Views 8 Comments

Both app stores are stopping app developers from using the word “Flappy” in their title, but numerous clones are still available to download.

# games - Friday 14 February, 2014

People are selling phones with Flappy Bird on them for €1,500
# In A Flap
# In A Flap

People are selling phones with Flappy Bird on them for €1,500

Feb 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 27,281 Views 41 Comments

Seriously, €1,500.

# games - Monday 10 February, 2014

The games that will fill that Flappy Bird-shaped hole in your life
# Bye Bye Birdy
# Bye Bye Birdy

The games that will fill that Flappy Bird-shaped hole in your life

Feb 10th 2014, 7:00 PM 15,711 Views 18 Comments

Because letting go is the hardest part.

# games - Saturday 25 January, 2014

It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess
# Grandmaster Flash
From The Daily Edge
# Grandmaster Flash

It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess

Jan 25th 2014, 1:45 PM 1,885 Views 2 Comments

He’s the world’s best chess player, and he’s only 23.

# games - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Adorable pets play dead after being 'shot' with finger gun
# Ruff Justice
From The Daily Edge
# Ruff Justice

Adorable pets play dead after being 'shot' with finger gun

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 2,182 Views 0 Comments

Someone’s been to obedience school.

# games - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Candy Crush Saga makers trademark the word "Candy"
# Crush The Competition
# Crush The Competition

Candy Crush Saga makers trademark the word "Candy"

Jan 21st 2014, 7:30 PM 16,553 Views 39 Comments

The company has approached a number of developers whose apps contain the word “Candy” asking them to remove it or prove it doesn’t infringe upon its trademark.

# games - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Watch this scarily accurate parody of every newbie gamer ever
# N00bs
From The Daily Edge
# N00bs

Watch this scarily accurate parody of every newbie gamer ever

Dec 12th 2013, 5:18 PM 1,555 Views 1 Comment

What happens if I press A? Oh. That.

# games - Monday 25 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 25th 2013, 10:28 PM 52,991 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.

# games - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

9 feelings you'll be familiar with if you play Candy Crush Saga
# Sweet And Sour
From The Daily Edge
# Sweet And Sour

9 feelings you'll be familiar with if you play Candy Crush Saga

Sep 25th 2013, 9:30 PM 23,486 Views 98 Comments

Joy. Despair. Disgust. They’re all there.

# games - Friday 20 September, 2013

Nintendo visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85
# Nintendo
From The Daily Edge
# Nintendo

Nintendo visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85

Sep 20th 2013, 9:03 AM 5,146 Views 24 Comments

Yamauchi led the company as it created Super Mario Bros, the NES, and Donkey Kong.

# games - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Would you push the button on these impossible dilemmas?
# Push The Button
From The Daily Edge
# Push The Button

Would you push the button on these impossible dilemmas?

Sep 10th 2013, 2:58 PM 27,071 Views 0 Comments

Addictive new game poses the question.

# games - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Football Manager: The computer game that discovered Lionel Messi
# Obsession
From The42
# Obsession

Football Manager: The computer game that discovered Lionel Messi

Aug 22nd 2013, 6:30 PM 5,807 Views 14 Comments

The ever-popular game is set to release its 21st edition.

# games - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Famous logos reimagined as Angry Birds
# Angry Brands
From The Daily Edge
# Angry Brands

Famous logos reimagined as Angry Birds

Aug 21st 2013, 4:45 PM 1,170 Views 0 Comments

Angry Birds have gone commercial.

# games - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Here are all the games you'll be able to play on XBOX One
# Let The Games Begin
From The Daily Edge
# Let The Games Begin

Here are all the games you'll be able to play on XBOX One

Aug 20th 2013, 6:42 PM 1,475 Views 2 Comments

All pre-orders will come free with a copy of Fifa 14.

# games - Friday 26 July, 2013

Pride and anticipation as transplant athletes head to World Transplant Games
# Transplant
# Transplant

Pride and anticipation as transplant athletes head to World Transplant Games

Jul 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,693 Views 4 Comments

There are 24 Irish athletes taking part in the games this year, which will kick off in Durban, South Africa, on July 28.

# games - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Here are the things that made the summers of your childhood magical
# Halcyon Days
From The Daily Edge
# Halcyon Days

Here are the things that made the summers of your childhood magical

Jul 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 14,821 Views 48 Comments

Football, jam sandwiches and sand.

# games - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

5 reasons the new Playstation beats the new Xbox...
# Console Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Console Wars

5 reasons the new Playstation beats the new Xbox...

Jun 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 16,603 Views 101 Comments

… according to the internet

# games - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Column: 'I've the best day job in Ireland' says Barretstown CEO
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'I've the best day job in Ireland' says Barretstown CEO

May 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 456 Views 9 Comments

People often think that working with ill children must be upsetting, but it is anything but, says Barretstown’s Dee Ahearn, who writes about how Barretstown helps children and families enjoy life again and why we all need to help ensure that work continues.

# games - Saturday 25 May, 2013

12 games consoles that made your Christmas mornings a dream*
# Game On
From The Daily Edge
# Game On

12 games consoles that made your Christmas mornings a dream*

May 25th 2013, 8:15 PM 21,531 Views 125 Comments

*If you were lucky.

# games - Thursday 23 May, 2013

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

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

May 23rd 2013, 6:00 PM 23,010 Views 95 Comments

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

# games - Friday 29 March, 2013

9 things that ALWAYS happened on a family weekend away
# Memories
From The Daily Edge
# Memories

9 things that ALWAYS happened on a family weekend away

Mar 29th 2013, 12:00 PM 20,981 Views 36 Comments

You’d be off to the amusements right after you’d listened to your favourite tape on the way down.

# games - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Which one of these retro games consoles did you covet?
# Press Start
From The Daily Edge
# Press Start

Which one of these retro games consoles did you covet?

Feb 21st 2013, 7:00 PM 16,203 Views 160 Comments

Playstation 4? Pah. These are the ones we wanted to get our hands on…

# games - Sunday 16 December, 2012

These were THE video games of 2012
# Gaming
# Gaming

These were THE video games of 2012

Dec 16th 2012, 9:45 AM 7,405 Views 75 Comments

Lou Kesten of Associated Press picks the games that made the biggest impact on gamers in 2012.

# games - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets
# Shortages
# Shortages

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets

Dec 12th 2012, 2:01 PM 12,566 Views 55 Comments

This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.

# games - Friday 19 October, 2012

PLAY: Recession Ireland Monopoly with DailyEdge.ie
# Recession Monopoly
From The Daily Edge
# Recession Monopoly

PLAY: Recession Ireland Monopoly with DailyEdge.ie

Oct 19th 2012, 9:00 PM 11,926 Views 16 Comments

It’s, er, unofficial…

# games - Saturday 1 September, 2012

No porn and no games: Computer usage rules for TDs and Senators
# Oireachtas Rules
# Oireachtas Rules

No porn and no games: Computer usage rules for TDs and Senators

Sep 1st 2012, 8:15 AM 8,851 Views 70 Comments

No social networking for some people working at Leinster House in addition to the installation of picture scanning software which looks for ‘inappropriate content’ usually indicated by ‘certain flesh tones’.

# games - Monday 13 August, 2012

Poll: Are you now more likely to watch the Paralympics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you now more likely to watch the Paralympics?

Aug 13th 2012, 9:53 AM 5,594 Views 35 Comments

The London 2012 Olympics have been haired as one of the most successful Games in modern history – but are you going to watch the Paralympics when it kicks off?

# games - Friday 10 August, 2012

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14

Aug 10th 2012, 5:50 PM 3,075 Views 0 Comments

Mullingar got a day in the Olympic sun and there were some low-blows in the taekwondo.

# games - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap

Aug 4th 2012, 10:24 PM 8,033 Views 5 Comments

Annalise Murphy and Paddy Barnes keep the medal dreams alive while Phelps snatches his 22nd.

# games - Thursday 2 August, 2012

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day six From The42
Live Aug 2nd 2012, 8:46 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day six

# games - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

'She's devastated' but Grainne Murphy will be back, insists coach
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

'She's devastated' but Grainne Murphy will be back, insists coach

Aug 1st 2012, 7:53 AM 869 Views 0 Comments

The Wexford woman pulled the plug on her Olympic pool dream yesterday because of ill health.

# games - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

VIDEO: Meet Rachel, the Olympics' 'happiest' worker
# Hi Rachel
From The Daily Edge
# Hi Rachel

VIDEO: Meet Rachel, the Olympics' 'happiest' worker

Jul 31st 2012, 9:47 AM 5,419 Views 2 Comments

Ushering spectators requires a special type of humour….