5 valuable skills your children can learn by playing video games

Gaming can help your children build and sharpen a range of life skills that will stand them in good stead in the future. Videogames are now so popular that the number of players worldwide topped 3 billion last year! The boom goes far beyond gaming consoles and the most recognized gaming platforms, such as PlayStation, Xbox … More 5 valuable skills your children can learn by playing video games

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?

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