I don't mind if my kids play video games
, but I have two rules: no more than 30 minutes per day, and nothing with blood, guts, guns, and other violent images.
That leaves out a lot of the most popular releases, like Battlefield 3, Call of Duty: Medal of Honor 3, and even Batman: Arkham City
. If you're a parent like me, that can create something of a quandary this holiday season: The kids have outgrown the educational stuff, but you'd rather not expose them to all that realistically-rendered brutality.
Fortunately, alternatives exist. If you want to give the kids something new for the Xbox
, you can choose from dozens of fun-filled titles that haven't a trace of violence, gore or adult themes.
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