Screen time limits – set limits for each day of the week, for example, you have the ability to allow for more time on the weekends or reduce time during the school week Content filters – set filters based on the age of each child; an 8-year old can only access games rated E, and will be blocked from accessing titles that are too mature Play and communication settings – block all access to play and communication with other players, limit access to “friends only” or grant permission for older children to play and chat with “everyone” Activity reports – view daily and weekly activity reports for each child to understand how they are spending their time on Xbox … [Read more...] about New Xbox app for parents lets you log kids off and set time limits from anywhere
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“Step in front of a runaway train”, it goes, “just to feel alive again.” It’s Far Away by Jose Gonzales, written bespoke for this very moment. It’s haunted and spare and resigned, but it’s beautiful. For a few moments it’s just you, your horse and Gonzales. The loneliness is as beautiful as it is stark. Nothing happens for the entire duration of the song. Nobody dies. Nobody attacks you. You just ride. When it’s over, and the dynamic score kicks back in, it almost feels like an intrusion. The beauty of the moment is gone. It’s back to business. The loss in that moment is tangible. It’s enough to stop anyone in their tracks. It’s even managed to shut up the gobbiest of walkthrough YouTubers, which is saying something. … [Read more...] about Do we need Red Dead Redemption 2 when the first provided gaming’s best moment?
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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time’s opening sequence is, for me, the most evocative of all video games. First you hear the galloping of a horse, joined by soft major-key piano and melancholy, soaring ocarina notes as a young man in a green tunic rides under the setting moon. The camera pans over a blocky, low-resolution, yet spartanly beautiful landscape as the sun rises. It prepares you for a game that could be as melancholy as it was exciting, as emotionally affecting as it was technologically innovative. Released in Europe on this day in 1998, Ocarina of Time was one of the first true 3D adventures, a capsule world on a game cartridge, and it remains one of the very best. … [Read more...] about Zelda: Ocarina of Time at 20 – melancholy masterpiece changed games forever