Top 5 Saint Patrick's Day iPhone apps

St Patrick's Day always throws up the best craic of the year. Whether you're a bred-in-the-blood Irishman or a Plastic Paddy, here are the top five apps to get your iPhone in the mood for the Emerald Isle's festivities….

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Gerald LynchTop 5 Saint Patrick's Day iPhone apps

Guinness World Records 2010: Gamer's Edition – Review

Name: Guinness World Records 2010: Gamer's Edition Type: Book Price: £9.71 (Amazon) Out: Now Guinness, the world's globally-recognised authority on mankind's record breaking achievements have released their Guinness World Records 2010: Gamer's Edition. It's the latest in what is now…

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Shiny Video: London's Guinness Book of World Records' gaming character costumes attempt


This morning I waved my gamer-geek credentials high in the sky from London’s Millennium Bridge, where the Guinness Book of World Records staged an event, attempting to gather together the most people in one place dressed as game characters.

Take a look at the video above for some choice costumes, including the twenty-odd strong group of school kids dressed as Mario (one of them shouted out to me, as I was also dressed as Mario, “Mario! we’re your sons!”), Crash Bandicoot, Sonic the Hedgehog, a chilly-looking Lara Croft, Final Fantasy’s Rikku plus a whole lot more.

You’ll be pleased…

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Katherine HannafordShiny Video: London's Guinness Book of World Records' gaming character costumes attempt