Childrens Games

App Store Bill Shock, How You Can Protect Your Kids

Sean Vanderdasson | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Tech
Sean Vanderdasson

Danny Kitchen, a 5 year-old from Bristol, racked up a bill of £1700 in less than 10 minutes. He'd been buying bombs in the 'free' app Zombies vs. Ninja at £69.99 per pack. He bought 19, as well as various other bonuses. When asked what happened Danny said, "I'm not sure how I did it, I thought it was free."

The iPad, Not Xbox or PlayStation, Is the King of Kids' Games

Patrick Garratt | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Tech
Patrick Garratt

My son, Lloyd, loves video games. He's four years old. My other two children enjoy them, but Lloyd's enamoured. His first love was Mario. Whenever he asks if we can deal Bowser another crushing blow, however, what he really means is that he wants to watch me; he can't do it himself.

Addictive Games Are 'Luring Young Into Violent Fantasy World'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Violent and addictive computer games are luring youngsters into a fantasy world of drugs, murder and crime, a union leader warned on Wednesday. It ...

Lego The Movie? What Child's Play!

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

In a world full of shimmering gems of nostalgia - offering so much more than the boxy logic of Lego, why couldn't we have a celluloid interpretation of something more inspiring? Listen up, producers of America, I'm pitching...