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40% of Parents Unsure Which Games to Buy Their Children

Andy Robertson | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Robertson

The biggest issue with video-games in the families I work with is whether parents are engaged with purchasing and playing the games themselves.

The Wonderful 101 Offers Excellent Exuberant Game-Play For Families on Wii U

Andy Robertson | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Tech
Andy Robertson

Wonderful 101 may not seem like a hugely significant game to many outside the core gaming set. That it comes from Platinum games and is on the Wii U may be a headline for the gaming faithful but for families these things matter less.

Take Note of Video Game Age Ratings This Christmas

Dr Jo Twist | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech
Dr Jo Twist

Only two in five parents said they only buy games that have the right age rating, and half of parents said they would let their child play a game that was bought for them by a friend or relative, even if it had an unsuitable age rating. This is worrying: undoubtedly the Christmas period is prime time for pester power, and sometimes it is hard not to give in to making inappropriate purchases. It is important, though, to remember that the power is in your hands as a responsible adult to make the right choices for families and children.

Stronger Video Games Rating System Comes Into Force

PA | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Tech

A new simpler and stronger age-rating system for video games comes into force as of Monday. The new arrangement is designed to stop inappropriate g...

Video Games Ratings Gets Overhaul By Video Standards Council

BBC | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Tech

The system by which video games are rated in the UK is to be made "simpler and stronger", the government has said. Games will now be rated by the V...