A report card for video games

  May 22, 2003 at 11:32 AM ET
  Cheeser     HPANA (via Boston Globe)

Thanks to Geri for this Boston Globeopens in new window article:

The National Institute on Media and the Familyopens in new window, a nonprofit resource for information on the impact of media on children and families, publishes an annual report card of video games. The list ... includes highlights from the report card as well as some recommendations from Kevin Hanninger, doctoral candidate in health policy at Harvard University. Ratings from the Entertainment Software Rating Boardopens in new window also are included.


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Rated E, but has enough violence that it's probably not appropriate for children under 8, although it is mostly magical violence.

The full list is available at the top link.


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