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Resources for Parents

Know What's in the Game

Checking a game's ESRB rating and rating summary is a great way to gain insight into its content and decide about a game's appropriateness for your child. If you'd like to go even deeper you may want to take advantage of additional information available on the following websites, many of which include screen shots of game play, videos, demos and other resources that can help you get better acquainted with a game's content and decide if it's right for your family.

Children's tech review logo

Children's Technology Review - Game reviews with particular emphasis on their educational value

Family friendly videogames logo

Family Friendly Video Games - Game recommendations, quality scores, and in-depth reviews from a parent's perspective

Parent's choice logo

Parents' Choice - Video game, toy, and media reviews, including Parents' Choice Awards

Edutaining kids logo

Edutaining Kids - guide to children's products for fun & learning

Common sense media logo

Common Sense Media - Parent-focused reviews of popular video games, movies, TV shows, books and more

EWC - ESRB website council logo

Game Enthusiast Sites - Offering in-depth game reviews, videos, screen shots and other helpful details about game content


Pixelkin - Offers game reviews, and the latest research with a focus on families