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Guide To Collecting Funko Pops From The Irish Funko Collector

Do you like TV shows? Movies? Music? Ad icons? Well then, chances are you’re going to find a Funko Pop! franchise you’d like to collect. Funko’s official tag line is “Everyone is a fan of something” and that’s what they’ve made their millions on. Funko make figures for almost anything you can think of and […]

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It – Review

Review by: Lauren Murphy Earlier this month, The Arcade and I were lucky enough to watch The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, and even got to attend a virtual press conference for the movie where director Michael Chaves, producer/writer James Wan, and actors Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson and Ruairi O’Connor answered questions sent […]

11 Days Of Giveaways – Winners

We recently held 11 Days of Giveaways in celebration of our 11th anniversary. Teaming up with several of our PR reps and local businesses for many of the prizes, we had thousands of entries. Here are the winners of each day. Thank you all for entering and congratulations to the winners.   Day 1 – The […]

A Beginners Guide To Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege is into its sixth year and is still a popular, tactical shooter. With consent updates from Ubisoft, there have been plenty of new modes, items, events and maps released too. Kayleigh takes on the world of Rainbow Six Siege, giving some tips for newcomers. Introduction Learning how to play a new First […]

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, […]