National Video Game Report Card

The Video Game industry gets a D+, according to the National Institute on Media and Family's ten-year review of the industry, an enlightening must-read for parents. Gaming has fueled the economic boom in the entertainment industry over the past decade:
The latest research shows the percentage of homes with children that have video game systems has risen to 83%. The percentage of homes with at least three video game systems now stands at 31%. Overall, 92% of 2- to 17-year-olds play video games.
For ambassador parents, it's crucial to get up to speed because most of us didn't game as kids. Resources abound, but a good start is to follow the National Institute's basic advice: watch what our kids watch.

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