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You may find that you’re itching to occupy yourself on that mundane bus journey to work.
You may find that you’re itching to occupy yourself on that mundane bus journey to work.
NOTHING to do with the Co Mayo town and everything to do with media censorship, The Westport Independent simulates running a newspaper under a heavy-handed Orwellian government.
APPLE accidentally colonised the gaming world with the launch of iPhone – or more specifically the debut of the App Store in 2008. Nobody forsaw it, least of all Steve Jobs and Apple, who had been lukewarm on gaming since the early days of the Mac.
A new Star Wars: The Force Awakens video allows you to take a 360-degree look of the Jakku desert through your phone or computer while cruising around in Rey’s speeder.
A MUCH-ABUSED franchise gets some love with this mobile-friendly reboot of Tomb Raider built squarely around movement puzzles.
Nibblers comes from Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds. And you just know that means you're never going to be able to stop playing it
“IN war, not everyone is a soldier,” cautions the trailer for this stark, thought-provoking experience.
Gamescom 2015 was the perfect chance for Blizzard to shed some further light on the upcoming Grand Tournament expansion.
IMAGINE a blind man trying to complete a jigsaw. He can’t see the pieces and doesn't even know what the final picture looks like. Her Story is a bit like that.
Rabbids Appisodes is the interactive adaption of the Rabbids Invasion TV Show. The app allows players to not only watch episodes, but also interact with the action. Available for iOS and available on the Apple App Store now.
TWO into one won’t go, right? It’s a basic tenet of maths (and geometry too). But Lucid Games has effectively turned the most famous twin-stick shooter series into a one-stick blast-athon – while retaining its trademark brilliance.
INSTANT gratification has ruined us. So you’ll need patience to follow the branching plot of Lifeline, a clever spin on the choose-your-own-adventure books.
What started out as an April Fool's joke is now to become a real product after the company behind the prank received record levels of interest.
AS if you couldn’t tell from the title, this noir detective yarn is a French-based whodunit. But its grand ambitions are not matched by its budget or its gameplay, which asks you to solve a series of grim killings by spotting clues at murder scenes and winnowing a list of suspects.
Katy Perry is to star in her own mobile game. And the app will be made by the team behind the Kim Kardashian: Hollwood — the game nobody could stop talking about in 2014.
Whether it's passing the time on a long commute or some action before bed, there's plenty of reasons to grab some of these great games.
When Blizzard first announced Hearthstone it was met with a noncommittal shrug by much of the gaming press. Where was World of Warcraft 2, the sequel to the most successful MMO of all time? Better yet, where was Warcraft 4 - a sequel to the beloved Real Time...
The latest Irish developed game to hit the market is a toy themed puzzler for the wee ones.
The New EA ‘Need For Speed’ mobile game will be released this spring, and feature an unusual quirk.
Ever been playing a game on your smartphone and thought 'Boy, this sure would be a lot easier if I had a Transformers-esque, arachnid external controller with at least 10 different buttons and two control sticks?'
Whether Santa has left a new iPad for the grown-ups in the house or he's been very nice and left a children's tablet, small hands will be easily entertained by some great home-grown games.
Apple now has more tablets in its line-up than ever before – and making the right choice can be tricky and expensive. So here’s our guide to what the top-of-the-range iPad Air 2 has compared to its many stablemates.
A very NSFW game has been launched in response to new laws in the UK banning sex acts the government deemed "morally damaging".
John Hanke found his way into Google when his company, Keyhole, was acquired by the data giant. Keyhole’s main product was renamed Google Earth and Hanke found himself as Vice President of Product Management for Google’s Geo division. Hanke currently runs Niantic...
WHEN countless hours of entertainment can be had for free elsewhere, why would you pay €9 for a mobile game? Few game-makers are brave enough to price their goods at a premium level but we should be glad the makers of Banner Saga had confidence in this distinctive story-led RPG.
Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" has been a favourite children's book since 1969, so there are big expectations as the caterpillar makes its way on to the Appstore.
Google have revealed the Nexus Player, an Android game console and media player, that gives access to the Google Play store from your TV.
RUMOURS of the death of dedicated portable gaming consoles have been circulating for years. Yet Nintendo’s 3DS and Sony’s PlayStation Vita continue to shift in decent numbers, with the 3DS up to 44 million sales and Vita nudging past 10 million in their three-year lifetimes.
Goat Simulator has finally hit app stores, meaning you can do away with lesser goat sandbox iOS games like Goat Frenzy 3D Simulator, Goat Rampage, Goat Gone Wild, Crazy Goat, Goat Smash Lite and Goat vs Zombies.
Niantic Labs have released a "How To Play" video that introduces new players to the world of Ingress.
With talk of Super Evil Megacorp and Vainglory, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Apple’s iPhone 6 and Apple Watch launch event last night heralded the end of the world as we know it.
Today sees the launch of Kings of the Realm, the first release from Dublin based Digit Gaming Studios.
Samsung has unveiled its own entry into the virtual reality market in the form of the Gear VR - a headset that's as much a glorified accessory for its phablets as a fully-powered VR experience.
Ever since I bought my first iPad, I've been on the quest for quality gaming experiences that would keep me entertained beyond a simple distraction, which is why the prospect of Godus was so exciting.
I never thought I’d enjoy a card game. Growing up they seemed archaic compared to bleeping handheld devices where you could catch Pokemon or save Zelda for the umpteenth time. Card games were static, imaginary: their beasts fixed on a 2D plane. But that’s...
Pokémon could finally be coming to iOS devices in the form of a trading card game for the iPad, if newly-leaked photos are to be believed. The picture below, posted by Josh Wittenkeller, shows what appears to be a tablet version of the Pokémon Trading Card Game – one of the...
The popular "pay what you want" bundle is back, this time with a Sega special for Android.
Dong Nguyen, the creator of Flappy Bird, will release a follow-up to his smash-hit game later this week.
One of the seminal games of the last console generation is getting an iOS port, seven years after its original release.
Tackling portals on a daily commute is one thing, but if you're making a day of it, here are five essentials for playing Ingress
A mobile game that simulates Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and invites users to "drop bombs and avoid killing civilians" has been pulled from Google's app store, a company spokesman said.
The latest Marvel game is a brawler for mobile devices. Pick your favourite super hero and fight your way one-on-one confrontations, tournament style.
Frogs and Smurfs came from all over the world today to take part in Dublin's latest Ingress anomaly event: Helios.
Companies have been trying to crack the augmented reality game for some time, but it looks like Google's Niantic Labs may be the ones to finally deliver an immersive experience.
Is it a cartoon? Is it a puzzle game? The latest release from Ireland's Studio POWWOW does a good job of ticking both boxes.
Today sees the launch of Studio POWWOW's "ShipAntics - The Legend of the Kiki Beast" and we've got five copies to give away!
NVIDIA are set to cause waves as they announce two new pieces of hardware for the mobile gaming arena: the Shield Tablet and Shield Controller.
The latest update to Mojang's massively successful crafting game should bring the mobile version closer to the much loved PC experience.
Samsung is reportedly planning to launch a virtual reality headset, similar to Facebook's Oculus Rift, at the IFA 2014 trade show in September
The simplistic and addictive mobile game Flappy Bird that held the internet in its thrall back in February is reportedly set to return to our screens this August.
Apple Inc and Google are wooing game developers to ensure that top game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating system, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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