Family Settings With Xbox To Stay Safe Online

Xbox have recently introduced their all new family settings. Xbox, which is part of the Microsoft family, are committed to making gaming a fun, inclusive and safe experience for everyone. This means that all the family can enjoy a positive and rewarding experience whilst gaming. Last week I attended a session which was held by Xbox to learn in more detail all about their family settings. Following this session Xbox have loaned me an Xbox One S so that I can set up the Xbox for my family so we can all have a safe and enjoyable experience gaming. I… [Read More]

Having Fun Playing Games Online

I grew up in an era where the internet was actually not even in its infancy. In fact it actually didn’t even exist! That means when it came to having fun and playing games, it would always be something along the lines of board games, which of course you either played with your family or friends at home. As a child I would always visit my grandmother on a Saturday afternoon and she would teach me all the card games like poker or blackjack. However, I was never very good at counting cards in poker, but my grandmother must have… [Read More]

Win a 6 month Xbox Game Pass Subscription

As a keen Xbox fan, I’m very excited to be able to offer my readers the chance to win a 6 month Xbox Pass subscription worth £48. With Christmas coming up, this could be a great gift to yourself or a loved one! Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service that allows customers to purchase multiple games at a set cost each month. The Game Pass library includes over 100 great Xbox One and Xbox 360 backward compatible titles including Forza Motorsport 7, Disneyland Adventures, Sea of Thieves and Halo, which happens to be one of my all time favourites! Xbox… [Read More]

What Is An Appropriate Age For Kids To Start Gaming?

This is something that has been on my mind for quite some time now. I have often wondered what is a suitable age for kids to start gaming of any sort. The main reason I wonder about this is because having been an avid gamer for many years, going way back to the GameBoy days, and eventually leading to Xbox, which was my preferred platform for gaming, I was without a doubt at a certain point obsessed with playing my Xbox. In fact I was so obsessed to the point where I even had the logo tattooed on my upper… [Read More]

A Grown-Up Approach to Video Games

Video games have, for the most part, received a negative stigma from both the media and grown-ups that were taught to keep their kids away from computer screens and instead, bring them outside to play with their friends instead. It’s time to beat that stigma and show the world the good that video games can actually do. Source: Unsplash Video Games as Self-Care People play video games for a variety of reasons, but there has been research that suggests video games can be a fantastic way to help with mental health. Many people think of video games as a form… [Read More]