Hybrid play: Leveling the playing field in online video gaming and beyond

Does VALORANT’s approach to cheating signal a turning point in how we deal with the continued hacks afflicting our hybrid world of work and play? First social apps, now gaming? The growth of cloud-powered apps like Telegram and Teams has created mega communities out of their users. Many of these apps have opened the door to … More Hybrid play: Leveling the playing field in online video gaming and beyond

Gaming: How much is too much for our children?

With many children spending a little too much time playing video games, learn to spot the signs things may be spinning out of control. Across Europe, half of the population aged 6-64 plays video games, according to industry body ISFE. The number rises significantly for 6-10-year-olds (68%), and those aged 11-14 (79%) and 15-24 (72%). According to some research, … More Gaming: How much is too much for our children?

‘Tis the season for gaming: Keeping children safe (and parents sane)

It’s all fun and games over the holidays, but is your young gamer safe from the darker side of the action? As Christmas draws nearer, parents are handling a barrage of requests from their kids for the latest gaming titles and consoles. Despite gathering macro-economic headwinds, US consumers are set to increase their total retail spending by … More ‘Tis the season for gaming: Keeping children safe (and parents sane)

Gaming company Capcom hit by cyberattack

The developer of popular video game franchises took swift action to prevent the attack from spreading further across its systems. Japanese video game developer Capcom has disclosed that it was the victim of a cyberattack that affected some of its systems. The publisher of a long list of popular franchises, including Street Fighter and Resident … More Gaming company Capcom hit by cyberattack

The 6 biggest online gaming hacks

Online gaming systems and apps are a common target for cybercriminals, looking to do everything from improving their own scores and grabbing new game features to stealing Bitcoin wallets. We now look at six of the biggest online gaming hacks to date. 1. Sony PlayStation Network The Sony PlayStation Network was famously hacked back in … More The 6 biggest online gaming hacks