Why Red Dead Redemption 2's Sean MacGuire is the best Irish character in a video game yet

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Why Red Dead Redemption 2's Sean MacGuire is the best Irish character in a video game yet

Yeah, it takes a whole army of bounty hunters to bring in Sean Macguire.

Recently, I was fortunate enough to see Vulfpeck's Joey Dosik perform live in Dublin's Sugar Club. After a sincere acapella performance, less than a split second elapsed before a member of the crowd bellowed, "GEWON JOEY!" A thundering applause from the audience immediately ensued, threatening to bring the very walls of the building crashing down.

There's something about the spirit of Dublin that's perpetually vital; an unwavering confidence coupled with a burning passion for life. That's the Ireland I've grown up knowing, having spent all 23 years of my life living in Dublin. However, that's not the Ireland I see portrayed when I play video games - or at least it wasn't until I came across Red Dead Redemption 2's Sean Macguire.

Have You Played… Mysterium?

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Have You Played… Mysterium?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. The people who made Mysterium want you to play it wrong. That’s not a problem with the original board game, as long as you don’t play with people who insist on adhering to the designer’s vision […]

Steam will get Australian pricing from November 21

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Steam will get Australian pricing from November 21

It's been years since Valve announced its intention to add Australian currency to Steam, but good things (or let's face it: moderately convenient things) come to those who wait. According to messages sent to Steam developers and reposted on the Steam forums (thanks PCGamesN), Australian currency will be displayed from November 21 onwards.

Destiny 2: Black Armory goes live on December 4

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Destiny 2: Black Armory goes live on December 4

Bungie announced today that the Season of the Outlaw, the spaghetti western-inspired first season of Destiny 2: Forsaken, will come to an end of November 27. That date will also mark the beginning of the Season of the Forge, which will see the return of heavy machine guns. And one week after that, on December 4, the first of three expansions included in the Destiny 2: Forsaken annual pass will go live: the Black Armory.    

Surprise! Killer7 is now on Steam

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Surprise! Killer7 is now on Steam

NIS America teased the upcoming release of Killer7 in September with a trailer showcasing the game's cel shaded graphics and first three assassins: The Cleaner, the Hellion, and Four-Eyes. What it did not have, unfortunately, was any hint of a release date or pricing. Today the publisher revealed both, by releasing the game on Steam entirely without warning.