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# Gaming

All time
Gaming granny goes on a rant about British Gas while playing GTA V
That’s one way to get out your frustration!
Grand Theft Auto gamer caught 'flirting', and it's absolutely mortifying
“Keep workin’ it girl.”
Power-ranking 9 of our favourite childhood table-top sports games
From Subbuteo to table hockey, we’ve ranked our favourites.
You can now play Super Mario Bros in your browser
It’s a Me a Mario!
WATCH: 41 small but amazing touches in Grand Theft Auto 5
The game’s attention to detail is something else.
9 life lessons taken from childhood video games
As the world says goodbye to Hiroshi Yamauchi, what did his creations teach us?
Nintendo visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85
Yamauchi led the company as it created Super Mario Bros, the NES, and Donkey Kong.
9 simple steps to becoming a Grand Theft Auto V hermit
Your mission, if you chose to accept.
Why is there so much fuss about Grand Theft Auto V or 'GTA V'?
Fans around the world are going crazy for the latest edition of the game.
Check out the queues for GTA V last night
People were really excited about it.
Sports Film of the Week: The King of Kong - A fistful of quarters
An amazing journey into the world of vintage arcade games and a rivalry that matches any in the battle to be the best.
Nintendo launches 3DS successor...minus the 3D
Nintendo has taken a step backwards in order to come forwards, scrapping the 3D function on its handheld system.
89 jobs in jeopardy in Cork as Big Fish Games closes Europe HQ
The company has announced a global restructuring process, and has entered into a 30-day consultation period with staff.
Here are all the games you'll be able to play on XBOX One
All pre-orders will come free with a copy of Fifa 14.
Anchorman retold as an 8-bit arcade game
He may look a little different, but he’s STILL RON BURGUNDY.
7 unexpected advantages of being a nerd
It’s hip to be square.
12 games consoles that made your Christmas mornings a dream*
*If you were lucky.
Xbox's new console... why does everyone hate it already?
Let’s play Devil’s advocate for a while, shall we?
Google gets us hooked on classic Atari game
Search engine ‘Easter Egg’ lets users play Atari Breakout to celebrate the game’s 37th birthday.
The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever
A junior version of Dragon’s Den will hear from Jordan Casey who has his own gaming company and started coding at age 9.
The 50 greatest songs you listened to while playing FIFA
You’ve got to hand it to the folks at EA Sports.
The 5 worst sports video games of all time
Just because you’re a famous basketball player, doesn’t mean you can sell a Kung Fu game
Stadium installs toilet computer game... controlled by your wee
Sorry, ladies – it’s just for the guys.
Weird Wide Web: Vine, emojiart and a gaming grampa
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
These were THE video games of 2012
Lou Kesten of Associated Press picks the games that made the biggest impact on gamers in 2012.
100 jobs announced by Dublin-based gaming company Swrve
Some of the jobs have already been posted on the Swrve website, the rest will be added to the growing gaming company over the next two years.
96 jobs at risk at PopCap Dublin office
The gaming company also announced 50 jobs in its North American operation will be cut.
Warning: Video games are breaking limbs
Take a slightly tongue in cheek look at the need for controller caution…
Angry Birds generates over €80 million for creators Rovio
Apps from the Angry Birds game series were downloaded 648 million times by the end of last year.
Girls spending more time playing online games
Young girls spend double the time playing games online than last year.
Computer game could help in treatment of depression - study
Researchers in New Zealand have developed a computer game which they say is effective at treating mild and moderate depression in teenagers.
Column: Kids are going to destroy the internet. Here’s how it’ll happen.
Think Silicon Valley will shape the future? You’re looking in the wrong place, writes tech entrepreneur Dylan Collins.
Angry Birds theme parks to be launched
The centres are expected to include spring riders, swings, sandpits, climbing towers, slides, and even a new Angry Birds arcade game.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Sony launches new handheld games console - the 'Vita'
The €250 device has touch screens on both sides and aims to take gaming business away from smartphones.
Russian defence ministry criticised for spending $1m on Tetris, Battleship
Ministry planned to counteract contemporary gaming in which Russians are the ‘bad guys’.
Column: Ban video games? Ban crap pre-teen books instead’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney takes apart TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor’s outburst over “violent video games”.
Are you taking the...? World's first pee-controlled game launched
Coming to a urinal near you…
Government's new bill will block plans for Twomileborris 'super-casino'
New gambling legislation being prepared by the government will not allow for “large resort-style casinos” like in Tipperary.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the news of the day, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed.