Author: Charlotte Cook

Gamermum.com was founded in 2018 by Charlotte Cook, a Mother and qualified Mechanical Engineer with a passion for all things gaming and technology. Charlotte has been collecting video games all of her life and loves nothing more than curling up on the sofa to try out a new title. When not running her blog, Charlotte can be found engaging in photography, baking something tasty in the kitchen and learning a new crafty hobby (current challenge: learning to knit). Charlotte also runs mamamakesdo.com, a site focused on money saving tips, recipes and crafts.
Microsoft Unveil Game Changing Controller for Video Game Accessibility

Microsoft Unveil Game Changing Controller for Video Game Accessibility

In a huge leap forward for gaming accessibility, Microsoft today unveiled a new Adaptive Controller that can easily be modified to suit any control scheme. Designed to cater for those who struggle with a standard controller (such as the XBOX One Controller), every button and stick can be customized with alternative input methods to allow everyone the chance to game. 

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PlayStation Plus Free Games May 2018 for Parents

PlayStation Plus Free Games May 2018 for Parents

Sony’s monthly drop of free games is available for download, and it’s a good month to be a subscribed PS Plus owner (especially if you have a PS4). For a full lowdown on what PlayStation Plus is, please check out our guide here (coming soon).  For parental guidance (from PEGI) and a brief overview of each game, please keep reading below.

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22 Things All Parents Need to Know About Steam

22 Things All Parents Need to Know About Steam

If your kids have even a fleeting interest in PC gaming, then chances are good you have come across Steam on your travels. Founded in 2003 by Valve (of Half-Life and Portal fame), Steam has become the Monopoly in PC digital game distribution, with an estimated 75% market share. This guide gives you an overview of what Steam is, and whether it is an appropriate choice for your family. 

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15 Facts Parents Need to Know About the Nintendo Switch 

15 Facts Parents Need to Know About the Nintendo Switch 

The Nintendo switch is the latest must-have console from Nintendo. In just a year since launch, it has already sold 700,000 units in the UK, beating the WiiU lifetime sales, showing it’s going down a storm with the public. With such popularity, we’ve felt it important to put together this beginner’s guide to the console as an overview of what’s on offer.

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