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?

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

Cybersecurity Advent calendar: Stay close to one another… Safely!

This year, many of us will be celebrating Christmas with our loved ones virtually, however we shouldn’t underestimate the value of securing our online communication. In the run-up to Christmas, many of us are probably already making plans on how to spend it with loved ones, such as planning various get-togethers with colleagues, friends and … More Cybersecurity Advent calendar: Stay close to one another… Safely!

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