Children and Gaming – What You Need To Know

When it comes to gaming and school children there is a fine balance between encouraging and discouraging or even banning the use of games consoles or internet-based games. Deciding what games your child should be playing is a difficult choice to make as there are several factors to consider for both you and them. Age-related games with a legal requirement to only sell to that age group or above is usually due to violence, bad language or inappropriate sexual content, so it is always best to only allow your child or teen to play age-related games. This then brings in peer pressure for teenagers as many of their friends may...

The Benefits of Offline Gaming

Offline gaming is simple, it is the process of being able to play games without the need for an internet connection. This form of gaming comes with a large range of benefits, we are going to discuss these with you today. No Internet No ProblemThe best thing about offline gaming is the fact that you can play these games without an internet connection. Making it possible for you to play your favourite games even when you are away from an internet connection. Minimise The DangerPlaying games offline means you will be playing them single player. This minimises the amount of danger that is brought to you by online gaming. No...

Buying Secondhand Games – What Should You Look Out For?

For some of us, it is more affordable for us to purchase console games second hand. With some console games being priced up to £50 or more, it can become an expensive hobby. But, what should we be looking out for when purchasing games secondhand? Where Can I Buy Secondhand Games From? There are a few common places that you can purchase secondhand games from. Some of these include game retail stores, Facebook market place, eBay, and car boot sales. What Should I Look Out For When Buying Secondhand Games? When purchasing secondhand games, there are a few main things you should look out for. These include: Scratches On The...

The Battle of Gaming Systems: PC vs Console

Over the years we have seen the gaming industry take massive turns. Before it always used to be the battle of the consoles, which one was better Nintendo or Sega. Now the world has been introduced to PC gaming, it is no longer console wars but PC vs Console. Today, we are going to discuss PC and Console gaming, helping you to decide which is better. The main aspect you want to consider with gaming is always the quality of the gaming footage. For this one, it entirely depends on the quality of the screen you are playing on. With most good quality TVs costing higher prices than good quality...

What Is Happening To The Star Wars Games?

It has recently been announced that any Star Wars themed games are now going to be branded under the Lucasfilm Games banner. Lucasfilm is the company which produced Star Wars alongside Disney, so it is without a doubt that the games were expected to be taken over by the owners of the franchise. Star Wars games which have already been released will now come under the Lucasfilm Games branding. Any upcoming releases will also follow this pattern, being branded under this new gaming company. Lucasfilm Games will however not be developing their own games, with Disney stating themselves on their Star Wars based website that the games will still be...