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# Gaming

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Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don't know if it's a good idea?
The truth is that this technological evolution is the greatest social experiment of our time and as parents we are in uncharted waters, writes child psychologist Colman Noctor.
Should Toshiba's latest laptop be your next stop for gaming?
Toshiba’s Qosmio range focuses on gaming, but is the latest X70 worth splurging on?
Looking for some gadgets gifts ideas? Here are some to get you started
Our pick of the best high-end, mid-range and budget devices you can get in different areas.
These are the best games you can get this year
It’s been a varied year with something for everyone.
What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?
Laptops are still the bread and butter of productivity so it’s worth taking the time to buy the right one.
This YouTuber is going viral for ALL the wrong reasons
He literally burned his house down…
This unique Irish app helps train distracted kids' brains
Its creator, entrepreneur and neuroscientist Aine Behan, tells us how it works.
The people behind Grand Theft Auto weren't impressed with that Daniel Radcliffe film
Not one bit impressed.
The next Pokémon game you're going to play will take place in the real world
The augmented reality game will be released on both iPhone and Android devices next year.
The class new Football Manager features mean you're likely to spend even more time playing
There was some big news regarding the popular computer game this afternoon.
This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world
And it made many changes that are still present today.
Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive
But not necessarily violent.
The men who harass female gamers online are likely to be losers themselves*
*In a gaming context.
This classic computer is making a return as a smartphone
Anyone want to play some Elite on the Commodore 64?
YouTube star PewDiePie responds to those upset he earned €6.7 million last year
“To see people being upset about this whole thing is just sad. I think it’s such a waste.”
One of the most popular YouTubers made €6.7 million last year
Nice work if you can get it.
This is the Nintendo PlayStation that never saw the light of day
Both Sony and Nintendo had a partnership during the early 90s, but disagreements over licensing saw them go their separate ways.
VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?
The first real headsets will start arriving at the end of 2015/early 2016, and it could bring benefits far beyond gaming.
'If a woman comes out and criticises the gaming industry, all of a sudden we're censors'
While the gaming industry is making progress, the response women get in the field is still something that needs work.
These are the biggest games announced at E3 this week
Be excited. Be very excited.
A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek's Enterprise
The Chinese gaming company was very committed to its look.
Competitive video gaming is becoming hugely popular - here's why
To anyone paying attention, pro gaming is exploding in America.
Want to feel old? This guy is now 35
We’ve come a long way since Pac-Man first hit arcades back in 1980.
How Candy Crush Saga is going to be the new Solitaire on your computer
The game will be included with every version of Windows 10 when it’s released this summer.
The device that rebooted interest in virtual reality is arriving next year
Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift headset will begin later this year.
Know your games? Can you recognise where these locations come from?
Games bring you through some iconic, and sometimes breathtaking places, but do you recognise them?
Sports film of the week: Millionaire Gaming Prodigies
Our sports film of the week is a documentary following the explosion of eSports in South Korea
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.
Sony delays the Playstation 4's launch in China
The console was originally due to launch on 11 January, but has been delayed because of ‘various factors.’
People are more likely to watch Minecraft on YouTube than Frozen or Beyoncé
The sandbox game was the second-most popular search term on YouTube in 2014, with only the term ‘music’ beating it.
Almost 2,400 classic MS-DOS games are now playable on your browser
Now you can relive Prince of Persia all over again for free.
Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...
From virtual to reality, what do gamers look like in 2014?
Opinion: Survival strategies for parents to get through long dark winter weekends
On overcast, rainy weekends, it can be tough to keep them occupied.
Happy 20th birthday Playstation! Here are some of the moments that helped shape it
Feeling old yet?
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?
Sweden wants to introduce a special label for sexist video games
Think of it as The Bechdel Test for games.
YouTube videos are going to look amazing from now on
The site has quietly rolled out 60fps videos, which will allow for smoother, higher-quality videos.
Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert
We spoke with the 14-year-old CEO ahead of his appearance at the Web Summit.
This Irish YouTuber went from 2,500 to 1.5 million subs in the space of a year
And it’s the most subscribed Irish YouTube channel out there.
QUIZ: How big a FIFA fan are you?
The legendary football computer game is going 21 years old but how much do you remember?