Fortnite is a popular strategy survival game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows, and Mac. It combines Minecraft resource collecting and building with team based survival shooting games. The main action, in the Save The World mode, is shooting and attacking with melee weapons, but players can also build fortifications and work with teammates to […]
Video-games offer all kinds of benefits and invite players to experience a variety of creative worlds and stories. To get the most out of games families should ensure they are engaging with then in safe and sensible ways. Playing Together While we all understand what books and films are, because video-games are a new media […]
This month’s game rating guide is for super popular and sometimes controversial game, Roblox. This is an important game for parents to understand as the official rating doesn’t cover content made by other players in the game. Roblox is a amateur game-maker/-player system for Xbox, PC, tablets and smartphones. Although it looks visually unappealing compared […]
It can be hard to find reliable information about games and their content. The problem isn’t a lack of information. Sometimes it can feel like there is too much available. Run a game name through a Google search, and the volume of information can be dizzying. That’s why here at AskAboutGames over the coming weeks […]
Video-games combine creativity and innovation, offering a unique mix to players and require a wide blend of skills from developers. Although entertainment is a large part of their popularity they also engage culture like more traditional art forms. From the innovation of the BBC Micro to ground breaking games like Tomb Raider, LittleBigPlanet and Grand […]
Video-games offer a wide range of benefits to the individuals and groups that play them. While entertainment is a common focus, they also offer opportunities for creativity, engaging the imagination, developing social and collaborative skills as well as strategic thinking. Combine this with a safe and sensible approach to gaming and it’s a pursuit that […]
Each year there are certain games that become the talk of the playground. Of course, these feature well known hits like Fortnite, and regularly refreshed franchises like FIFA. But there are many games that pass families by. Here’s the first of a series of Ask About Games guides to this year’s amazing games in each […]
Recently we looked at the benefits of talking to your family’s younger members about considering a career in games, whether as a means to set them on track for their dream job, or as a way to engage them with their education and help them develop a skill set that can be applied to numerous […]
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