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Ask a Gamer 15: Is Fortnite OK for my 10-year old?

Q: My son is 10 years old and has been asking repeatedly to play Fortnite - is it appropriate for him? A: Well, this is a great question, because even though Fortnite is not available in Game Truck parties for a number of reasons, it is one of the hottest games around right now especially among tweens and teens. This might be partly to do with the enormous ...

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Fortnite for a Game Truck party?

At the moment the single most common question I get on having Game Truck parties is, 'can we play Fortnite?' Fortnite (especially its iconic Battle Royale mode) is definitely the hottest game out at the moment, and we'll review it soon to explore why this is the case. But when it comes to playing it in the Game Truck, unfortunately the answer is no, and there a ...

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Ask a Gamer 5: Video Games and Ratings

As you may know, I love getting questions about games and game culture. I love it even more when those questions come from a keen High School student doing something on games for their Research Project. This week I was contacted by Adam, who is researching video games and the Australian ratings system, and I thought he had some really great questions. His specific ...

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Ask a Gamer 3: Is Halo good for a party?

The single most common question I get from parents interested in booking a Game Truck party is around the types of games that are available. My general rule is that we want games that are age-appropriate, split screen multiplayer, accessible, fun, with a moderate amount of competition. But an email I received from a parent of a 10-year old today asked, The birthday ...

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Gaming Advice from the Jehovah’s Witnesses

On Facebook, someone shared with me a link to an article entitled 'What should I know about electronic games?' under the heading 'Young People Ask' on the Jehovah's Witnesses website. Rather than dismissing it immediately as spam I thought it was worth looking in some detail at how a large religious organisation is dealing with some of the issues around young people ...

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Tips for safe online gaming part 3

Here's the last instalment of this three-part listicle, following on from Part 1 and Part 2. 9. Balance gaming with other activities Sure, gaming is extremely fun and engaging but it’s not all there is to life. Encourage balance in all things: gaming is a great activity to relax after some strenuous physical activity, and it’s a fantastic incentive to use ...

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