Play it safe: 5 reasons not to download pirated games

It’s all fun and games until you get hacked – and this is just one risk of downloading cracked games. Revenue in the global video games market is set to grow by nearly 11% this year to reach almost $209bn. But when we see this much growth, revenue and users concentrated in one place, there are usually … More Play it safe: 5 reasons not to download pirated games

Does your young gamer play it safe? Six tips that will keep them well-protected

Twenty years ago, playing a game with players from the other side of the globe was just a dream. For today’s kids, this is the reality that is only a few clicks away. But cooperating or competing with complete strangers, who children know only by their nicknames, carries its risks. Although most online players are … More Does your young gamer play it safe? Six tips that will keep them well-protected

Digital addiction: How to get your children off their screens

What are some of the common signs that your children may be screen addicts and what can you do to limit their screen time? Children, just like adults, tend to spend a little too much time on their phones. Who can blame them? We, grown-ups, often do that ourselves, after all. However, sometimes ‘a little … More Digital addiction: How to get your children off their screens

Bug in EA’s Origin client left gamers open to attacks

The gaming company has rolled out a fix for the remote code execution vulnerability, so make sure you run the platform’s latest version. Electronic Arts (EA) has fixed a security flaw in the Windows version of its gaming client Origin that allowed attackers to remotely execute code on an affected computer. The vulnerability was discovered by … More Bug in EA’s Origin client left gamers open to attacks