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A Parent's Guide to Video Games: A Practical Guide to Selecting and Managing Home Video Games

A Practical Guide to Selecting and Managing Home Video Games: A Practical Guide to Selecting and Managing Home Video Games

1st ed.

Published by DMS in Post Falls, Idaho .
Written in English.

About the Book

This is a guide for parents to learn about video games, and learn about what types of games might be appropriate for different ages of children. The book reviews 7 video game systems, and has 40 entries for a variety of games. There are quotes from six people that were reviewed for this book, including Parenting magazine editors, and people in the video game industry. The systems covered are the Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Gear, Sega Genesis, Turbograpfx-16, TurboExpress.

Table of Contents

Part 1: What Do The Experts Say
Selecting A Video Game For Your Child 7
Diana Huss Green: Editor-in-Chief - Parents' Choice 13
Kathleen Watson: Director of Marketing - Capcom, USA 16
Howard Phillips: Executive Producer - Lucasfilm Games 20
Ann Pleshette Murphy: Editor-in-Chief - Parents Magazine 25
Al Nilsen: Director of Marketing - Sega of America 28
Robert Botch: Director of Marketing - Sega Game Gear 32
Part 2: Putting It All Together
Video Game System Buyer's Guide 33
Video Game Maintenance, Repair and Accessories 51
Video Game Violence 56
What The Ratings Really Mean 58
Part 3: The Video Games
Action Video Monopoly 63
Adventure Island II 64
Adventures Of Lolo 1, 2 & 3 66
Barbie 67
Battletoads 68
Bonk's Adventure 69
Castle Of TIlusion: Starring Mickey Mouse 71
The Chessmaster 72
Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 73
Disney's Ducktales 75
Disney's The Little Mermaid 76
Dr. Mario 77
Faceball 2000 78
The Fantastic Adventures Of Dizzy 79
Fisher-Price I Can Remember 81
Fisher-Price Perfect Fit 82
James Pond: Underwater Agent 84
Jeopardy! Junior Edition 85
Little Nemo: Dream Master 86
Maniac Mansion 87
Mickey's Dangerous Chase 89
Micro Machines 90
The Miracle Piano Teaching System 91
Ms. Pac-Man 92
Princess Tomato In The Salad Kingdom 94
Sesame Street Countdown 95
The Simpsons: Bart vs The Space Mutants 96
Snow Brothers 97
Sonic The Hedgehog 98
Spot: The Video Game 100
Star Wars & The Empire Strikes Back 101
Startropics 103
Talespin 104
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 105
Tetris 107
Toe Jam & Earl 108
Wally Bear & The No Gang 110
Wheel Of Fortune, Jr. 111
Wolverine 113
Wordhai 114
Let The Sports Games Begin 115
Some Games Are Rated 'P' For Parents 117


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
GV1469.3 .R53 1991

The Physical Object

vi., 120 p.
Number of pages
21 x 13.5 x 0.8 centimeters

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