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Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4

Can't get tickets to opening day? Play "Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4" at home. Credit: Lego With "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,...Celebrate today's movie opening with a little game play at home.

Computer Games Good for Kids' Brains, Researchers Say

The folks at Nintendo are promoting games that stimulate the mind and improve children's IQs. Credit: Getty Images Scientists say certa...Some computer games may boost kids' working memories, improve their grades.

Video Games Make Kids Fat? Well, Yes and No

Playing interactive video games helps kids stay fit. Credit: Getty Images
Playing video games makes kids fat.
So say researchers at ...
Studies offer two different views on video games and obesity. But are they really that different?

Parents Are the Ultimate Video Game Controller

If you have a child between the ages of 3 and 17, chances are there is some video game playing going on in your house. And, these days, it's more ...Use rating tools -- and your own judgment -- to determine which games are appropriate for your kids.

Gaming and Your Kids

Kids love getting their game on. Credit: Getty Images Never before have kids spent so much time (and money) gaming. Some gaming encoura...How do you know if video games are OK for your kids to play?

Funny Books, Movies, Games and More: What We Love for a Laugh

There's nothing better than when your kids actually develop their own sense of humor. Credit: Getty Images All parents remember their ba...Keep them laughing with funny books, TV shows, movies and games.

It's Easier for Kids to Get Inappropriate Music Than Video Games, FTC Says

Its much easier for kids access inappropriate music than video games. Credit: Getty Images Hey, kids, if you enjoy tapping your toes to...Stick to your violent, obscene and sociopathic music. We adults have some standards.

Violent Video Games Affect Kids' Ability to Sympathize With Others, Study Shows

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Killing people apparently has consequences, even on a computer screen.


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