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The-Arcade March Giveaways

We have a couple of giveaways announced and planned for March. We’ll drop all the links here and will announce the winners on this post too! Want to enter? Just follow the details below and keep an eye out for more giveaways to come this month. Sapphire Diamanté Dice Set Win an awesome Sapphire Diamanté […]

Retro Gamer Ireland Retrospective – A Look Back At Pokémon Snap

With the upcoming release of New Pokémon Snap on the horizon, I (Naoise O’Hare) thought it would be a great time to revisit the original and one of my all-time favourite games, Pokémon Snap. Pokémon was first released in Japan during the mid-90’s in the form of Pokémon Red and Green on the Nintendo Game […]

Check Out Dakota Irish For All Your TTRPG Needs

We’ve been seeing a lot about Dakota Irish in recent months. If you are an experienced adventurer, or new to the likes of D&D or other tabletop role-playing games, get some cool items or gift a friend this Christmas. A premier seller of D&D accessories, Dakota Irish is a small family run business based in […]

R.A.G.E In Dublin, Ideal For Retro Consoles, Classic Titles And Records This Christmas

Looking for a place to get all the best retro consoles, classic games or somewhere to find those must have vinyl records? Check out R.A.G.E. in Dublin. Check out what they have on offer, direct from the team themselves. We are a retro game and vinyl shop based in the basement of 8 Crow Street […]

My Favourite Super Mario Platformer Will Surprise You

This year marks Super Mario Bros. 35th anniversary! As a result Nintendo are really going to town, celebrating with such new titles as Super Mario 3D All-Stars and Super Mario 35. Everyone on my Switch friend list seems to be currently working through some Mario titles or other! The wee plumber’s been on my mind recently […]

Beyond Blue – Review

Inspired by the BBC show Blue Planet, Beyond Blue sees you explore the oceans in a semi open-world environment. The story starts with a woman called Mirai, who is a deep sea diver involved in a project called OceanX. You are tasked to scan the depths of the ocean, log the wildlife that inhabit it, […]
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Maneater – Review

“We’re gonna need a bigger boat” – is a quote from the famous movie Jaws, but will you need one for the game Maneater? Narrated by actor Chris Parnell, the main story is told through a reality TV style show, about a shark hunter called Scaly Pete. Pete caught your mother, removing you and killing her […]

PlayStation Reveal The DuelSense For PS5

With many details about the mysterious PS5 and its accessories still being largely unknown to fans of Sony at the moment, it came as a big shock for many to see Sony revealing their official final design for the new PS5 Controller, the DualSense, via their official PlayStation Twitter account. The following quotes were stated […]

There Is A Sale On Nintendo’s eShop

With it being Springtime, most gaming platforms begin to run their annual ‘Spring sale’ on digital games. Nintendo, being no different, has offered some of the most generous deals this Spring with several titles being slashed in price on their eShop platform for Nintendo Switch. In this piece, I will be listing some great deals […]

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Review

Leading up to Nintendo’s first main release of 2020, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, I was unsure about whether or not to fork out for the title, as my only previous experience with the Animal Crossing series, despite it being an almost 20 year franchise, was a few days of playing New Leaf for the 3DS, […]
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