Boris Johnson: animated Johnson and his beloved London City are rendered in the blocky, retro style of the iconic Minecraft. Photograph:   Alex B. Huckle/Getty Images

From the moment Boris Johnson appears, it is clear which game is being referenced. His plumy voice is unchanged, but the animated Johnson and his belo(...)

Virtual reality has long been talked about but the next generation of devices – the Oculus Rift (pictured) and PlayStation’s Morpheus project, among others – may push that aspiration into reality. Photograph: EPA/Daniel Naupold

Is virtual reality the future? Facebook is certainly betting that it is. The company said it would pay out $2 billion (€1.4 billion) for Oculus(...)

Dublin Institute of Technology is hosting a digital media event this Wednesday to showcase games, mobile apps, tablet apps and other media innovations(...)