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

Learning by playing. What skills can your children develop through video games?

Risk-taking, problem-solving, and decision-making: these are just a few of the benefits video games can have for your children. While there are unquestionable downsides, you would be surprised what skills can be enhanced on virtual playgrounds. So why are video games so often labelled as a time-wasting activity? Let’s focus on the bright side. Driven … More Learning by playing. What skills can your children develop through video games?

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

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

Why gamers are attractive targets for cybercriminals

The growing number of gaming enthusiasts, wide variety of methods to monetize attacks, and large sums of money that circulate in this industry are only some of the reasons that gamers are attractive targets for online hackers Nowadays, people of all ages play video games. Of the approximately 7.5 billion people who live in the … More Why gamers are attractive targets for cybercriminals