Questions of the Month for February

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Each month we field all manner of different questions on askaboutgames. Some people have intricate queries about particular games while others want to know which console will be best for their family. Here are our picks this month.


Question: Who made Minecraft?

Answer: Minecraft is an indie game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus “Notch” Persson and later developed and published by Mojang.


Question: If I bought Infinity or Skylander figures for the Xbox 360 in Canada would they still work on the xbox360 in England as I know the game itself is a different region?

Answer: Although the Skylanders games are region coded for most platforms the Skylanders toy figures are not and can be used in any territory and on any platform.


Question: Are there any down sides to playing computer games?

Answer: As with any activity there are benefits and costs. In the FAQ section there is a comprehensive list of some things to bear in mind.


Question: Is it possible to buy the game series Spyro on the PlayStation 1?

Answer: You could buy it second hand in a shop, or download a digital version from the PlayStation 3’s PSN store.


Question: What is the best open world game for a 12 year aged person

Answer: There are a variety of open world games for the PEGI 12+ or younger age group. One game that is often popular (and not well known) is Go Vacation on the Wii. This offers an open world exploration experience for four players via split screen mode.


Question: I’m trying to find out what older PlayStation Games are compatible with my PS Super Slim 500GB. Can i use PS1 and PS2 games on this console?

Answer: This is the PlayStation 3 Super Slim console from the sound of it. That will play disc based PS1 and PS3 games and PlayStation 2 titles via a PSN download.


Check back next month for more great questions from readers, and our best attempts to answer. If we’ve missed anything in our responses this month, why not fill in the gaps in the comments. Also, you can ask your questions here.

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