Pages of Interest
When video games are good for you
Gaming website IGN.com gives you five good reasons to play video games.
Children and video games
Kids and Media's brand new video series offers useful information and advice for parents and professionals.
How to set up parental controls on your Xbox
Learn how to allow children to enjoy gaming without the risk of being exposed to inappropriate content.
Practical guides for parents
Kids and Media offers informational slideshows on a variety of topics.
Christmas Present tips: Video games
Do your children want video games for Christmas? Read Kids and Media's tips!
Have you seen or heard something in the media that is inappropriate for children? Have your say at ParentPort.
iPad apps for children
iPad's have proven to be hugely popular among children and young people. Kids and Media have compiled a list of some great apps for your iPad.
A recent report shows how parents feel about raising children in a digital age.
Ofcom: UK Childrens media literacy
A new report from Ofcom gives an overview of media literacy among children and young people.
Video games for children
Are you on the search for fun and entertaining video games for your children? Or, perhaps, educational ones?
How to configure parental controls
Many of the popular gaming consoles have inbuilt parental controls. Kids and Media gives you tips on useful resources.
Gaming advice from PEGI
Read PEGI's top tips for parents, and find information on the free PEGI iPhone app.
Video games parents should know about
Shooting, violence and outrageous bloodbaths. Read our presentation of four major gaming titles.
Understanding online gaming
Find out how to keep your children safe in the world of online gaming.
Call of Duty
The largely popular video game Call of Duty is a game for adults, but a lot of children want to play the game.
Symptoms of Video Game Addiction in Teens
Although it hasn't been given an "official" diagnosis, addiction-like behaviours with computer, video and Internet gaming have noticeably increased among both teenagers and adults.
Why Won't My Child Stop Playing Video Games?
It's not difficult to understand the appeal of video games.
Violence and Video Games
As the level of violence in video games has increased, so has concern for the effects on those who play - especially those who play a lot.
What Is Computer and Video Game Addiction?
For most young people, playing games on a computer, video game console, or handheld device is just a regular part of the day.
How to avoid children getting addicted to games
Kids and Media have visited young game developers at Game Garden in the Netherlands. Read what they think the parents can do to reduce the risk of children getting too involved in the games media.
The PEGI marking helps you
All games released in the UK are now PEGI marked. It is the gaming industry itself that mark the games, and PEGI gives you useful information on recommended age and strong content.
What does Kids and Media think of GTA IV?
The game Grand Theft Auto has since the first edition shocked and fascinated people all over the world, but it has never been a game for children.