Regulating the gaming industry is not going to help anyone. Parents of children should not go out and buy them video games that they have never played themselves. If your kid is into gaming, and you’re not… get smart. Pick up a damned controller and find out what all the fuss is about. This is the responsibility that we take on as parents. I cannot impress this upon non-gamer parents enough.
I can’t tell you how many parents have looked at me in shock when I talk to their kids about a certain level of a video game that I’ve played and can actually follow the conversation. Kids do want to spend time with their parents doing the things that they enjoy. So gamer kids will talk to their parents about their video games, and it just doesn’t do the parent much good to sit and stare at them blankly and say, “Oh, that’s nice dear.”… [Read More]