It's (not) for the children: 18 gaming picks

A gallery of nine kid-friendly games and nine titles you should keep your children away from at all costs.

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Christmas is getting close, and if you have any kids in your family they've probably spent the last month (or lifetime) asking you for video games. Not all games are created equal, though, and some simply shouldn't be given to your 10-year-old son, daughter, niece, or nephew. Many of the top-rated and most popular games this year are rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB. That means those games are bloody, violent, and can contain Objectivist overtones. On the other hand, there are still plenty of games rated E for Everyone that your kid will really like. Check our gallery to find out how you can have a blood-free Christmas your kids will still enjoy.

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