Sports, Games & Hobbies

Amazing Facts On The Atari 2600

Can you remember the first video game you played? I can remember playing on Pokémon Yellow and Spyro the Dragon. They’re my earliest memories. Some of you may remember playing Pac-Man and Space Invaders on the Atari. The 2600 was one of the most popular Atari consoles, so read on to find out more. Atari […]

Texas Poker Games Popularity

Poker is a game of chance and online poker gives everyone an equal chance at taking a shot at the stakes. With the steady rise of Internet users, the game has moved onto a virtual platform, thereby providing people the opportunity to experience real poker online. Poker enthusiasts can play online poker for real money […]

51% of the World’s Population Gambles

It is a fact that over 51% of the world’s population gambles in some way, shape or form. In 2009 the legal gambling market totaled £220 billion ($335 billion) globally and it has continued to grow since then grossing £270 billion ($417 billion) globally in 2012! Looking at these figures it clear to see why […]

Interesting Facts on Metal Gear Solid

Metal Gear Solid (commonly abbreviated to MGS) is a computer game directed by Hideo Kojima and published in 1998 by Konami and developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan. MGS was originally released for the first PlayStation gaming console, and was a massive hit, shipping out more than six million copies worldwide. Due to the commercial […]

Diabolo Facts and World Records

The diabolo is a circus skill, also referred to as a juggling toy, which consists of a spool propelled and manipulated by a player using a length of string attached to two sticks, one held in each hand. The basic act of playing with a diabolo involves making the diabolo spin by dragging the string […]

Interesting Facts About Snooker

Snooker is a game for either two players or two teams which involves the players using cues to pot the colored balls on the table and gain the highest score. The player must use the (white) cue ball to hit, or pot, an object ball into a pocket. The player must do this in a […]

Fun Bingo Facts and Titbits

Bingo is among the oldest games in the world and was first devised in Italy in the 1500’s. Over the next few centuries the game was slowly picked up around Europe and eventually took on the name ‘bingo’ when it arrived in the UK – previously it had been known as ‘beano’. Having been around […]

25 Interesting Facts About Monopoly

Are you one of the billion people who has played Monopoly? Check out these fun and interesting facts about the world’s number one board game! Monopoly was created by the Parker Brothers and is subtitled as ‘The Fast-Dealing Property Trading Game’. Simply out, the aim of the game is to dominate the market as a […]

Facts About Tomb Raider

With the reboot of classic gaming icon Lara Croft booming back onto our consoles, here’s some interesting facts to help you get into the archaeological spirit. Tomb Raider is one of the world’s leading successful gaming franchises. Combining action, adventure and puzzles, the games made hours of enjoyable fun. The games are third person shooters, […]

Facts About the BioShock Games

There are many games out there that encompass a dystopian feel, the BioShock series encompasses it too. Read on to see the facts about the BioShock Games! The BioShock series are a set of first person shooter and survival horror video games, which were developed by Irrational Games and 2K Marin. They have been released […]

Interesting Facts About Devil May Cry

Devil May Cry is a series of hack and slash and/or beat ’em up video games, which combines classic puzzle solving, survival horror, stylised combat and multiple weapons. If you’re a fan of the games or just curious, check out these facts. The original trilogy was developed by Capcom, who had previously brought us Street […]

Facts About Marathon Running InfoGraphic

Running a marathon can be very rewarding and give you a great sense of achievement. Do you know the facts about what problems marathon runners fear the most and what injuries are the most common? Everyone has heard of “hitting the wall” – which is something that most marathon runners have faced. However this is […]