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Nintendo Community Events in Northern Ireland This Summer

Hi, I’m HelenBaby, and I’m something of a veteran community meetup organiser. Between 2010 – 2015 I organised approximately 15 events for Sonic the Hedgehog fans over in London. Between 2013 – 2016 I organised a similiar number for Nintendo fans, most in London but two taking place in County Donegal. I’m no stranger to […]

Need For Speed Payback Review

Writer: Nathan O’Connor After the flop that was NFS Online, can this year’s instalment of the Need for Speed franchise (NFS Payback) redeem the franchise, even though the last few entries have been steadily declining in quality? Let’s find out! Graphics: 2/5 This entire open world is so vast and diverse visually; you have dessert […]

Top 5 Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Characters

by Helen Doherty Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was released earlier this year to a mountain of critical acclaim. Indeed, at the time of writing it has a Metacritic score of 97, based on the reviews of 107 critics. It is available on both the Wii U and Nintendo’s newest console, the Switch. […]

Cardboard Gangsters Review – Blood And Glory

It’s In Our Blood The last two years have been monumental for the Irish film industry, with every second home grown film becoming an instant hit. In 2016, the rock n’ roll romance Sing Street and the hilarious yet touching comedy The Young Offenders were both released to critical acclaim, so much so that the […]

Our First Harry Potter Experiences – Time Turner

This week marked the 20th anniversary of the release of the first Harry Potter book, stories that changed a generation’s relationship with books and reading forever. To mark the occasion, we asked 5 of our writers to talk about the first time they laid hands on one of J.K. Rowling‘s iconic books. Niamh And The […]

New Overwatch Map Is Out Of This World

Space; The Final Frontier Everyone that has played Overwatch knows that it’s a fantastic game. Itdeserves the prestigious title of ‘Game of The Year’ which it was graced with at last year’s Games Awards. It’s a unique first person shooter that essentially has something for everyone. An extensive list of diverse characters, each with their […]

The Future Of Microsoft And Xbox – Opinion

Does The Future Look Bright For Xbox Fans? During the unveiling of the new Xbox One X at Microsoft’s E3 2017 conference – which is set for release on November 7 – Kareem Choudhry, the head of Xbox Software Engineering and one of the lead individuals responsible for the creation of the newest member to […]

E3 2017 – Microsoft Press Conference

Let’s Talk About X-Box Baby With over 42 games announced during Microsoft’s E3 2017 conference – 22 of which were console exclusives – it’s safe to say their brief did not disappoint. Under the atmospheric green lights of the Galen Center, Microsoft took both fans and critics alike by storm with almost 2 hours’ worth […]

My Earliest Nintendo Memories – Inner Geek

The Nintendo Switch was just released (did you catch our editor Dec on GameStop Ireland’s Snapchat?) and we can’t help but think of our earliest Nintendo memories. Every gamer remembers their first encounter with Nintendo. Whether you were trying your hardest to kick ass on Rainbow Road or fighting to reassemble the Triforce of Wisdom, you know […]

Conan Exiles; Infinite Gathering, Minimal Slaying – Early Access Review

Conan Exiles is developed by Funcom (who made Anarchy Online) using the Unreal engine. In this open-world survival game set in the Conan the Barbarian universe you have to survive through building and dominating. The game opens with your character hanging on a cross crucifixion style. The selection for your characters attributes are broad – not only […]