The Weekly Record: Sky announce changes, LittleBigPlanet2 arrives, and €5m deal for SBI

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

Satellite Broadband Ireland secured a big contract, Sony launched a game but first it’s time to talk about the telly.
Those of you who’ve seen all those ads for Sky Atlantic with Dustin Hoffman won’t be all that surprised by our opening item. Sky has confirmed a number of changes to its Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Taking [...]

The Weekly Record: JCB phone launched, Blackberry beats iOS, and Gamestop announce early opening

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

World of Warcraft fans will be out in force at Gamestop stores on Tuesday night, the Playstation Move has sold 4.1 million units, but first we deal with a new rugged phone available in Ireland.
We always try to start your morning with something light-hearted but today we’re employing a heavy duty approach to achieving that [...]

The Weekly Record: Meatloaf gets hacked, phones get launched, and the PwC issue no-one seems to be addressing

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Yes we’re back after frankly far too long an absence. It’s been 7 months but now rejuvenated and ready for battle we are back like a Bat out of Hell with a new weekly round-up of tech news, creatively called The Weekly Record.
Meatloaf’s Facebook page hacked
The man who would do anything for love, except that, [...]

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 [...]

Feature: MAG on Playstation 3 preview

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Zipper Interactive, the creators of MAG, were in Dublin recently to discuss how the game’s development was coming along. I chatted with Zipper’s Ed Byrne about a variety of topics including guns, fighting and killing. It made for quite the manly afternoon.

MAG is due to hit the shelves early next year. To catch a glimpse [...]

Feature: Killzone 2 launch

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Villa81 went to the Twisted Pepper in Dublin to catch up with the makers of Killzone 2 at its Irish launch. The game’s predecessor, Killzone, was a let down in the eyes of most critics so we were eager to find out what improvements Geurrilla had made for the sequel.

Killzone 2 is available on the [...]

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