Gaming is an important hobby and pastime for most children and young people. Surveys show that almost all children in Norway are gamers. Parents can become worried and frustrated about the use of time. The children might also become frustrated that their interest may not be taken seriously.
The Norwegian Media Authority conducts research into children's media and gaming habits, and we create information and advice for parents and families about how computer games can be a fun and rewarding hobby, and not a source of arguments and negativity.
In these articles below, you will find both information on how to set up parental controls (for the younger children), how the two most popular games among Norwegian children work, and what you can do if you find that gaming becomes a problem for your child.