New Studio Opening in Ireland

A new studio going by the name Digit Game Studios has opened up on the green isle. Digit was formed by former PopCap, EA and Atari staff members and is now the largest independent developer in Ireland. The studio will be focusing on creating as well as publishing original IP for a variety of platforms….

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Rovio Considering Moving to Ireland

Angry Birds developer Rovio is considering a location change due to high tax rates in their current spot of Finland. Speaking to the Irish Times, CEO Mikael Hed said the developer is considering Dublin, Ireland as a new place to set up shop. Currently Rovio pays a 25 percent tax rate in Finland. Compared to…

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Netflix To Service The U.K. And Ireland… Wait!

What was sure to be an interesting third quarter earnings call, Netflix was trying to lighten things up by announcing their new Netflix service in the United Kingdom and Ireland, according to Deadline. The announcement of this news was more than likely to soften the earnings reports that would give everyone final numbers as to…

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Sword play Never As Easy As It Looks

Now, Kids! When your parents tell you that you should play with swords because someone may get hurt, it’s true. It can even happen to professionals. When I did a play, which involved a sword fight scene, no matter how much we practice, come performance time – I got nailed in the hand. And that…

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