Video games are electronic, interactive games that can be played on a personal home computer (PC), television or portable hand-held device. The big name brands are Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo.

Video games – children love them, but you’re not so sure. Here you can find out about the risks and benefits of video games, plus some ideas for choosing appropriate games and managing your child’s interest in playing them.

“About video games for kids”

Video games are electronic, interactive games that come in many forms: DVDs, internet downloads, online games and apps. You can play video games on a personal home computer (PC), television or electronic hand-held device. Many games (including online games) are multiplayer games – this means several people can play them at the same time. The big name brands for video games are Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo.