Taking Action: Video Games - Tip Sheet
- Approach your local video store and ask the manager to:
- separate the adult-rated violent games from the kid-friendly ones.
- post information about the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) rating system.
- have a book of video game reviews available for parents.
- Inform parents by:
Voice Your Opinion
- To comment on the classification or rating of a video game contact:
- To comment on the content of video games contact:
- the video game manufacturer - most manufacturers have toll-free numbers.
- the Film Classification Board in your province.
- your local Member of Parliament.
- To comment on video-game advertising - if an adult game is being targeted at children, for example, or if an ad has offensive content - contact:
- To encourage manufacturers to produce better games for girls send them:
- concepts for girl-friendly games you may have developed with your kids.
- To protest the marketing of children’s toys based on adult video games:
- contact the manufacturers of the toys.
- refuse to shop at toy stores that sell them.