There are lots of different types of online games. Some are simple games that you can play on your own and others are big multiplayer games with hundreds of people. We can help you learn how to stay safe online when playing games.
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- Keeping gaming safe and fun
- Bullying in games
- Online grooming
- When games affect your life
Lots of people play games online. You can play games on:
- consoles and computers
- mobile apps
There are many types of online games. Some are simple games you can play on your own like the games on our website. Others are multiplayer games with 2 or more people who you might not know.
You can also talk to people through the game itself, a console network, chat site or gaming forum. You can talk through instant mes…
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Fortnite (later named Fortnite Saves the World) is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly. The name is a spelling variation of fortnight, which is a U.S. period of time equal to 2 weeks. It was published by Epic Games. The game was released as a paid-for early access title for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on July 25, 2017, with a full free-to-play version released in 2018. The retail versions of the game were published by Gearbox Publishing, while online distribution of the PC versions is handled by Epic's launcher. Mobile versions are also available.
Fortnite became extremely popular in 2018 with over 45 million players world-wide and over 3 million players using it at the same time…Read more >
Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story: Apocalypse ended last week, but a photo the series creator recently shared has fans wondering if he's just given a major tease for Season 9.
In a new Instagram posted on Thursday -- the day after Apocalypse's stunning season finale -- Murphy shared a photo of actors Cody Fern, Finn Wittrock, and Darren Criss with a rather cryptic caption. You can check it out below.
"Cooking up something good for these three," Murphy wrote.
Murphy didn't reveal anything specific, but with his tendency to use actors across multiple seasons and characters of American Horror Story fans couldn't help but wonder if this is the first casting hint for Season 9. All three actors have appeared in the American Horror Story universe.…Read more >
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge looks to be the most immersive attraction Star Wars fans can experience, with the attraction debuting a new look at upcoming experiences. Check out the trailer for the "Rise of the Resistance" attraction in the video above.
Entertainment Weekly debuted the trailers, describing "Rise of the Resistance" as an attraction where "guests will experience what it’s like to be caught in the crossfire of a deep-space conflict between the First Order and the X-Wing dogfighters of the Resistance."
The site also debuted a new look at "Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run," which can be seen below.
The site describes that "visitors will begin the experience by firing up the engines of Han Solo’s 'fastest ship in the galaxy' for a darin…Read more >
In a move to make YouTube more competitive with streaming giants like Netflix and Hulu, the popular video hosting website has begun making a select few videos available for free. Starting last week, YouTube began to silently roll out movies on their platform.
Classics such as The Terminator and Rocky are now available for free, although they're supported by ads. According to one YouTtube executive, it's a move that has been in the works for quite a while.
"We saw this opportunity based on user demand, beyond just offering paid movies," Youtube director of product management Rohit Dhawan to AdAge. "Can we do ad-supported movies, free to the user?"
"It also presents a nice opportunity for advertisers."
According to AdAge, YouTube is in the proce…Read more >