It’s now a lot easier to get ESRB ratings summaries on the go, thanks to an app for iPhones and phones running Android that the organization recently released. The new ESRB app allows parents to simply snap a photo of the game box to get the full ratings summary for …

A lot of us might think that parents today just don’t “get” the Entertainment Software Ratings Board’s rating system. It certainly looks like it sometimes, what with the 10-year-olds who get access to games like Grand Theft Auto and God of War. Even with game store employees pointing out exactly …

ESRB: E for Everyone Genre: Simulation Number of Players: One-Two Publisher: EA Games Release Date: October 27, 2009 RENT When I first got this game, I was kind of excited. I played a few other Sim games for the PlayStation 2 and the DS before and enjoyed them, including the …

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a new report praising the Computer and Video Game Industry for empowering parents in purchasing items for their children. The FTC says that the industries “outpaces” other entertainment industries in restricting target-marketing of mature-rated products to children. The FTC also applauded the efforts …

ESRB: E for Everyone Genre: Simulation Number of Players: One Publisher: SouthPeak Games Release Date: Nov 3, 2009 Buy it from our Amazon Store PASS The follow up to My Baby, First Steps has you all settled in at home with your 15 month old youngster. You are now reaching …

Activision is making the move to help parents and teachers learn more about their child’s experience in gaming. They are teaming up with Dr. Cheryl Olson, the co-director for the Center for Mental Health and Media at Massachusetts General Hospital to educate consumers. The “Ratings Are Not A Game” initiative …

The ESRB has rated Final Fantasy VII for both the Playstation 3 and PSP. This probably means that there is a good chance we’ll be seeing the game as a download sometime soon. Perhaps we’ll hear the announcement at Sony’s Press Conference Tuesday. Currently, FFVII is a downloadable title on …