Are Spider-Man Games Safe for Kids?


Most Spider-Man games are appropriate for children ages 6 to 13, according to the media rating nonprofit organization Common Sense Media. The age-appropriate rating is based on learning potential, story line, violence, sex, language and other factors.

The Spider-Man games appropriate for 6-year-olds include LeapPad: The Amazing Spider-Man and the Spider-Man 2 Activity Center for Microsoft Windows 2005. Games appropriate for kids 13 and older include The Amazing Spider-Man for Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo 3DS. The game has bloodless violence and some profanity.

All games comes with an Entertainment Software Rating Board rating that also indicates age appropriateness. The Amazing Spider-Man is rated Teen, meaning that it is suitable for ages 13 and up.