Nearly 40 years after their invention and a decade after exploding onto the mainstream, video games still remain a mystery to many parents, including which titles are appropriate, and their potential side-effects on kids. Now the answers are at your fingertips. Offering unrivaled insight and practical, real-world strategies for making gaming a positive part of family life, The Modern Parent's Guide to Kids and Video Games provides a vital resource for today's parent. From picking the right software to promoting online safety, setting limits and enforcing house rules, it offers indispensable hints, tips and how-to guides for fostering healthy play and development.
Includes: Complete Guides to PC, Console, Mobile, Online & Social Games - Using Parental Controls and Game Ratings - Picking the Right Games - The Latest on Violence, Addiction, Online Safety - Setting Rules & Time Limits - Best Games for All Ages - Essential Tools & Resources.
"An essential guide for parents." Jon Swartz, USA Today