Resource Links

In addition to safety advice online the following links provide more information about video-games, media and the family:

  • BBFC – “The BBFC is a trusted guide to media content. Working as an independent, self-financing and not-for-profit media content regulator, the BBFC operates transparent, consistent and trusted co-regulatory and self-regulatory classification and labelling systems in the UK.”
  • VSC – “It is a standards body for the video and video games industries and has a Code of Practice designed to ensure that both industries show a duty of care in their dealings with customers and the public generally. It provides its retailer members with a staff training course dealing with age restricted videos, DVDs and video games.  “
  • PEGI – “The Pan-European Game Information (PEGI) age rating system was established to help European parents make informed decisions on buying computer games.”
  • Family Gamer TV – Video-game guidance from real families, children and parents. Fly on the wall mini-docs that track gaming in family life.