askaboutgames.com gives parents and carers the information they need to manage play in the home. From age ratings, to family settings and all the way to age appropriate game recommendations, it's the place for all parents and carers to find out about games.Find out all you need to know about games here.
Dr Jo Twist OBE, Ukie
The Get Smart About P.L.A.Y campaign encourages parents and carers to use family settings on their games consoles to manage screen time, spend and age appropriate content.Find out how to Get Smart About P.L.A.Y. here
The Family Game Database provides recommendations to families of nearly 500 games. As well as curating games by topic or subject matter, it provides information on age ratings, in game purchases and play time.
The games industry supported the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) to help produce guidance on how to use games to overcome social isolation during the COVID-19 crisis.
We worked with Government to help get public health messages into games at the start of the COVID crisis, encouraging players to stay home to save lives.
We gave away tens of thousands of free games to NHS workers to say thank you for their work battling the COVID-19 virus and provide some relief for their families.
The Video Standards Council (VSC) administers the Pan European Game Information (PEGI) age rating system in the UK, informing players and guiding them to content relevant for their age
Get, Set, Go! is a dedicated campaign from Get Smart About PLAY that aims to help families make the most of the new console generation. Featuring tips on which consoles to buy, recommendations for the top family friendly games and advice on how to manage play effectively, Get, Set, Go! is here to make responsible play stay.
#RaiseTheGame is the games industry's diversity pledge, which encourages the creation of inclusive and diverse games that speak to all of society.
The UK Games Industry took part in the Government's Let's Talk Loneliness campaign in June 2020 to encourage players to beat loneliness by playing and talking with friends or family.