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Galway Gamers’ Kickstarter Launches Biker Mice for Mobile

Fans of nineties TV animation Biker Mice from Mars have an opportunity to help turn the franchise into a mobile game, thanks to a Kickstarter launched by an Irish company yesterday. Galway-based game developers 9th Impact beat off international competition last year to get the licence to develop a Biker Mice game for Android and iOS. They’ve been working […]

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Blacknight SME Awards: Rocket Rainbow Studios [Video]

Christian Schinkoethe is co-founder and CTO at Rocket Rainbow Studios, a games development company. At The Blacknight SME Awards they took the prize for the Best Under-30s Business. Moments like these make it all worth it, says Christian. Technology.ie – like the SME Awards – is brought to you by Blacknight. Ireland’s premier provider of web hosting and […]

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Students of LIT’s Game Design and Development degree course pictured at LIT Thurles, which hosts Games Fleadh 2015 on March 11th. Pic Andrew Shakespeare

Games Fleadh 2015 will Showcase Young Irish Developers

Some of the biggest names in the gaming industry will gather at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) campus in Thurles next month to participate in Games Fleadh 2015, an all-island games design and development competition for third-level students. LIT Tipperary, whose alumni have worked on some of gaming’s biggest titles including Call of Duty, StarCraft […]

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Video thumbnail for youtube video Rubik's Cube Is 40 Years Old This Week

Rubik’s Cube Is 40 Years Old This Week

The Rubik’s cube was first introduced  40 years ago this week To commemorate the 40 years of the invention of the Rubik’s cube Google has, naturally, done a “doodle” but this one is pretty advanced – you can actually play it. Here’s a screencast of the doodle: http://youtu.be/jRwGMmae0Lg And you can see it now here […]

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Grand Theft Auto a first look at the game play

I’m one of those people who played the original Grand Theft Auto when it was first released and it blew me away. Top down viewing but … Anyways it looks like the first trailer of actual game play from the new game GTA5 it out [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-xHcvug3WI&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] I am in awe. The scale of these type […]

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Fun: Custom Facebook Playing Cards

There’s a growing number of fun products available that draw their inspiration, or content, from social media. One that caught my eye this morning – personalised Facebook playing cards. You choose 54 of your current friends from Facebook and build a deck of cards using their profile pictures. I’m not sure if they’ll still be […]

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