How GTA 5 Became a Top-Selling Game

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There’s a good chance you’ve heard about a little game called Grand Theft Auto 5.  After all, the game has sold more than 80 million copies worldwide, not accounting for digital sales. Either your kid plays it, a friend plays it, or you yourself hop into the virtual world of Los Santos for an hour or two after work once in a while. GTA 5 is the best selling non-bundled game of all time.

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[Video Games 101] What Are Mods and Should My Kids Be Downloading Them?

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This post is part of a series that addresses the needs of the parent who “just doesn’t get video games.” I’m here to catch you up, Clueless Parent!

If your kids are playing games on a computer, you may have heard them talking about mods. You may even have heard about some of the less kid-friendly mods that make characters naked or add other unsavory content. Besides all this, these mods have to be downloaded, which can be stressful for anyone, let alone a concerned parent. Here’s the scoop on mods. Read More

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When It’s OK to Play Grand Theft Auto With a Toddler

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If you have ever outlawed a game at your house, chances are high that it was Grand Theft Auto. Some kids get exposed to the Grand Theft Auto games because their parents will buy them any game they want without doing any research beforehand. Other parents will ban their children outright from playing games like Grand Theft Auto. However, most kids are likely to go on YouTube or Twitch to watch others play the game. Like it or not, your children are probably going to be exposed to Grand Theft Auto one way or another. You might be surprised to hear that one friend of mine allows his 4-year-old daughter to play. Read More