PlayStation partners with family video game database

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that the PlayStation brand is partnering with Family video game database, a popular database among parents that helps them develop an understanding of video games and navigate their children’s gaming experiences. The database is the work of Andy Robertson, author of the book tame gaming.

“The Family Video Game Database is a wonderful platform to help parents and guardians navigate the world of video games, and we are excited to come on board as the first corporate sponsor,” said Sean Whitcomb, Director of Trust and Safety at SIE. “At Sony Interactive Entertainment, we want everyone to have an enjoyable experience on our PlayStation platforms, so it’s important for parents to make informed decisions when playing video games – from using parental control settings on our consoles to choosing games. that best suit them and their families.”

With help from Sony, Robertson plans to expand the Family Video Game Database to make it easier for parents to use. He also wants to do more in the area of ​​accessibility. One of his plans is to allow game developers to contribute to the database and emphasize accessibility features and settings in their games.

Family Video Game Database is still in its infancy and already has an average of 15,000 visitors per day.

[Source: SIE]