Successful Large Hadron Collider test bodes well for 2028 Leaving Cert

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Inspired by this Tweet by Caitlin Moran of The Times following today’s successful test of the Large Hadron Collider in CERN we decided to do a little investigating. Will the wave of celebratory nerd sex spread worldwide and could it reach the Emerald Isle to such an extent as to boost performance in Maths and [...]

Feature: Crackdown 2 Preview

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Crackdown 2 will be arriving on the Xbox 360 later this year and Villa81 took the chance to chat with Microsoft’s Peter Connelly to see what gamers can expect when the game is launched.

No firm release date has been set but Microsoft say the game will be out some time in 2010.

Feature: Digital Media Awards 2010

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Villa81 headed along to the Crowne Plaza hotel in Dublin to see the best and brightest in the Irish technology world do battle at the 2010 Satellite Broadband Ireland Digital Media Awards.

We must extend our sincerest thanks to Ashville Media who provided us with stills, without which we wouldn’t have been able to complete this [...]

Feature: Examining Sony’s test of public honesty

Monday, March 1st, 2010

We’re moving away from video for this piece but as you’ll see images will still be quite important. Sony Playstation sent out a press release earlier today declaring it had tested the public’s honesty as part of the launch of it’s new game PS3 game Heavy Rain. Any kind of research story by a corporate [...]