Online Gaming

Internet games are played online via the Internet. They are distinct from video and computer games in that they are normally platform independent, relying solely on client-side technologies (normally called 'plugins').

Examples:

Some of the more popular games include World of War Craft, Halo, Half Life, and StarCraft. XBOX LIVE provides teens many opportunities to play online games with others.

Stay Safe:

Here are some recommended rules that can help you as parents keep your children safer when they are playing online games:

Additional Resources:

Learn More about Gaming
Information, tips and discussion starters about online gaming from NetSmartz.

What's New Online - Gaming
Information for Teens about gaming from ThinkUKnow.

Best Game Recommendations
Get a list of recommended games that are age appropriate.

Childnet on Gaming
Online safety advice