Home In Other News – 17 March 2015

In Other News – 17 March 2015

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It’s St Patrick’s Day! For those of you of Irish descent, it means something about snakes and stuff. For those of you who aren’t remotely Irish, it means drinking beer, drinking some more beer, and finishing it off with more beer. Some of it green, sometimes. What better way to celebrate St Paddies than with the most Irish of meal: a single, boiled potato. I kid, I kid.

No, for today, we have a rustic, rich and delicious Beef and Guinness stew, served with champ; mashed potatoes and chopped scallions with butter and milk. Yum! As usual, we’ve had a bit of fun injecting a bit of Oirish flair in to our header images today. Did you spot ‘em all?

Here they are:



A sneaky little clover from Zoe


Another clover, from Zoe


A Patrick Badge from Darryn


A clover in a the 3DS menu from Geoff


Sub Zero has a clover in his face, from Geoff


Numerous little clovers, from Geoff


Apparently The Guinness Harp, from Zoe. We’ve taken away her Photoshop.


The Whole Thing is green, from Darryn


LEGO Patrick, from Darryn


Background movie poster change to poster from 1993 shlock horror Leprechaun


A not-so-subtly-hidden pint of Guinness from Zoe


While many saw the Guinness sign, nobody saw the hidden Patrick from Darryn


Replaced in-game poster with real-life poster, from Geoff.

In Other News: Pillars of Eternity may go on for Eternity, Free PS4 multiplayer for a weekend and how Dark Souls can blacken one’s mood.

Here’s the news we didn’t post because we were too busy banishing snakes from our island.


Pillars of Eternity expansion already in the works
IGF-nominated Three Fourths Home comes to Steam this Friday
Mount & Blade 2 coming to consoles – report
Final Fantasy 15’s summons are going to be ridiculous
Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2 screenshots, we got ’em
New songs hitting European version of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call
Another dose of free PS4 online multiplayer drops this weekend


The biggest Counter-Strike event yet
Valve’s astounding SteamVR solves big problems – and poses bigger questions
The Demon’s Souls troll that made me rage-quit


Starcrawlers – Early Access launch trailer
The Awakened Fate Ultimatum – Eri trailer
Ad Exitum – Debut trailer

What’s on at The Movies

WIN two tickets to the pre-screening of THE LAZARUS EFFECT!
James Gunn answers the most important question of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
Behold all the character posters for AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON!
Robert Kirkman talks about THE WALKING DEAD spin-off
Genndy Tartakovsky no longer directing Sony’s POPEYE
Early buzz for FURIOUS 7: “beautifully, wonderfully, entertainingly dumb fun!”

Last Updated: March 17, 2015


  1. ReaperOfSquirrels

    March 17, 2015 at 16:05

    HEY! Shnake! Off my ishland… fo’ fook shakes… off my Ireland!


  2. Hammersteyn

    March 17, 2015 at 16:07

    missed two. I think Matty photo shopped the three green clovers. Looks suspiciously like cabbage. Well done sirs. Your skills are ever increasing with these headers. If Darryn didn’t post the obvious Patrick one on the Shadowrun Article I’d probably would have missed them all. Happy St. Paddy’s Day!


    • hairyknees

      March 17, 2015 at 16:22

      IT WAS NOT I! 😛


      • ReaperOfSquirrels

        March 17, 2015 at 16:38

        I don’t believe you. XD


  3. Matewis Jubilai

    March 17, 2015 at 16:09

    Good! Hopefully now Genndy Tartakovsky has time to finish Samurai Jack!


    • Brady miaau

      March 17, 2015 at 16:29

      I do not think that will happen.

      Clever content creator though


      • Hammersteyn

        March 17, 2015 at 16:37

        Love his cartoons.


  4. Ranting Raptor

    March 17, 2015 at 16:22

    Wow, some of those were good!


  5. Ranting Raptor

    March 17, 2015 at 16:23

    My name is Welsh…. It’s close enough for me to pretend I have Irish blood right? *RUNS*


  6. Geoff Murphy

    March 17, 2015 at 16:40

    That Sub Zero one looks legit.


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