Spring school holidays: stay entertained at home!
The spring holidays have arrived and there are plenty of games and movies to keep you and your family entertained. Here are some games you may wish to play and films to watch from the comfort of your home.
Classification ratings and consumer advice can help you choose what you and your family watch or play.
Below is a list of some of the newer releases of games to play on various consoles, and recent home entertainment film releases. We have included a range of titles suitable for different audiences.
Click on a title to read about the classification of the film or game.
G - General
The G classification is for a general audience. The content contained in films and games in the G category is very mild in impact, but it does not necessarily indicate that all children will either enjoy watching the film, or have the skills to master certain gameplay. Some films or games classified G may contain story-lines that do not interest children.
G rated games
G – General
Play as a goose let loose in a village and make your way around town – through people’s gardens, to shops, stealing hats, setting up pranks and getting in people’s way.
G – Online Interactivity
Human: Fall Flat is a platform-puzzle video game where you play as a wobbly human who navigates through surreal worlds, using physics, looking for an exit.
G rated films
G – General
In this Netflix Original, True heads under sea to save the day when Giant Grippity-Grab gets a hold of Grizelda’s friendship bracelet.
G – Very Mild Crude Humour, Very Mild Coarse Language
A passionate lawyer working in a small, meagre law firm takes on a charming client looking to sue a dating site.
PG - Parental Guidance
The impact of content in PG (Parental Guidance) films and games is mild, but they may contain storylines, images or sound effects that some children may find confusing or upsetting, which is why parental guidance is recommended for people under the age of 15 years.
PG rated games
PG – Mild fantasy themes and violence
This multi-platform game offers the original characters, Crash and Coco to save the day by returning the Quantum masks.
PG rated films
PG – Mild Themes, Mild Violence, Scary Scenes
A Netflix Original adventure and comedy film in which a street-smart dog and a pampered cat together face an evil mayor and his robot army.
PG – Mild Violence
This Netflix Original film is interactive so children can contribute to the story line.
PG - Mild supernatural themes, animated violence and coarse language
Scooby and the gang face their most challenging mystery ever: A plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they race to stop this dogpocalypse, the gang discovers that Scooby has an epic destiny greater than anyone imagined.
M - Mature
The impact of material in M-rated films and games is moderate and they are not recommended for children under the age of 15 years. However, the M category is not legally restricted, so anyone of any age may legally access this content.
M rated games
M – Science fiction violence
This multi-platform game follows a group of teenagers who are taken from their normal lives into a fantastical war against invading alien forces.
M - Science fiction violence, online interactivity and in-game purchases
Marvel’s Avengers is an epic, third-person, action-adventure game that combines an original, cinematic story with single-player and co-operative gameplay. Assemble into a team of up to four players online, master extraordinary abilities, customize a growing roster of Heroes, and defend the Earth from escalating threats.
M rated films
M – Coarse Language, Mature Themes, Violence
This Mexican Netflix Original follows the story of a young girl who is in search of a fake father to sign off on her papers to enter a BMX race.
M – Mature Themes
A Netflix Original film in which a young, talented and popular teenager clings on to the secret that she’s homeless.
M – Coarse language
This Apple Original documentary follows 1,100 teenage boys across Texas coming together to build a representative government.
M - Mature themes and animated violence
Young Clark Kent works as an intern at the Daily Planet while learning how to save the city of Metropolis.