Government details video games review

The Department of Culture, Media and Sport – which will be at the forefront of Gordon Brown’s proposed review of children’s access to adult video games – has outlined its intentions to re-examine the way in which adult rated video games fall into the hands of children.

Talking exclusively to MCV, a DCMS spokesperson said: “We already have strict controls for video games but we must investigate what more we can do to stop children seeing inappropriate content. The review and our work with both the industry and public will look at how we can better help parents manage their children’s access to unsuitable games.”

Earlier this week, the Prime Minister reiterated his intentions to review the impact of entertainment on children, though ruled out further censorship of the video games industry.

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