Commonwealth Club: Taming gaming

April 19, 2007 12:00:00 AM PDT
SPEAKERS: Lucy Bradshaw, Vice President and Executive Producer for Electronic Arts, Gerard Jones, author of "Killing Monsters" and "Men of Tomorrow," Peter Moore, Corporate Vice President of Interactive Entertainment Business, Entertainment and Devices Division for Microsoft, and moderator Linda Burch, Vice Chair of Common Sense Media.

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Taming Gaming in Your Home: Honest Guide to Today's Video Games

Video and computer games are becoming the entertainment choice of many children as well as adults. Parents are concerned about the amount of time their children spend with games as well as the appropriateness of the content.

Parents should play an important role in guiding their children's video game playing habits, and playing computer and video games can be a positive family experience. Our expert panel covers issues of content rating systems, parental controls in consoles and PCs, advice for checking in and better understanding your family's gaming habits, and how to participate.

This program was recorded live on April 19, 2007.