Which video game to choose for your child?

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Children are the most important thing in our lives, which is why we do everything we can to keep them out of harm's way. Not knowing clearly what's good for them, it's up to us to offer them the best in any field. At present video games are among children's favorite pastimes.

What do we need to know in advance if we're going to make a video game available to children? At what age can a child play the game? Can we choose among most-played video games in the world? Let's find all the answers to these questions in this article to help you choose the video game that's right for you. better suited to your children according to their age.

Photo of 2 children playing a video game

What games can we recommend for your children?

It all depends on the platform, whether it's a phone or a computer.

Minecraft:

It's a perfect game for kids, because there are no violent scenes and plenty of choices, which means your child won't get bored and want to do anything else. dozens of different games. This game features cubes, constructions and adventures.

Video games for the little ones

For young children, you can choose between :

  • PAW Patrol World - La Pat'Patrouille
  • DC Super Hero Girls Teen Power
  • My friend Peppa Pig
  • The Smurfs: Mission Malfeuille

Video games for children aged 9 to 12

We've selected a range of games specially designed to make adventuring easier for the very young:

  • Tintin Reporter: Cigars of the Pharaoh
  • Pikmin 4
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  • Sonic Superstars
  • Fae Farm

Is there an age requirement to play the video game?

Today, we can find video games designed for all ages, but the ideal is to from age threeThis is strongly recommended. Other toys should be offered if the child is under this age. From the age of three, children can play video games in moderation. Almost all young between 10 and 15 years play video games every day. It's worth noting, however, that children who play up to an hour a day are more at ease in their daily lives than those who don't play.

The eligibility criteria for a video game for a child

First, consult the "PEGI pictograms"These are located on the back of the packaging and on the front. The age indications "3, 7, 12, 16 and 18" appear on top to help you make the right choice. These indications are reliable and adapted to the content of the game, so you can have peace of mind when choosing a game for your child. This information system is used throughout Europe. The categories are divided into five slices distinctly different according to thechildren's age.

Two children playing a video game

Is this system more than enough?

Checking the PEGI pictograms is not enough to choose the right video game for your child. Before buying a game, you need to look at the demonstrationbut also theextract from the online game so that you can get a feel for the game's climate and atmosphere in advance. At the same time, we advise you to play with your child, so that you can share the experience with him/her, and accompany him/her as best you can in discovering the game, with the aim of ensuring his/her personal development. Find out which console to choose for your child. family play in our other article.

How many hours a day does your child play video games? Do these games help them to concentrate and strengthen their memory? We hope you've found our selection useful. Don't hesitate to leave a comment if you have any questions.

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