Health & Safety
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION – READ THE FOLLOWING
WARNINGS BEFORE YOU OR YOUR CHILD PLAY VIDEO GAMES.
IF THIS PRODUCT WILL BE USED BY YOUNG CHILDREN,
THIS MANUAL SHOULD BE READ AND EXPLAINED TO THEM
BY AN ADULT. FAILING TO DO SO MAY CAUSE INJURY.
- Some people (about 1 in 4000) may have seizures or blackouts triggered by light flashes or patterns, such as while watching TV or playing video games, even if they have never had a seizure before.
- Anyone who has had a seizure, loss of awareness, or other symptom linked to an epileptic condition should consult a doctor before playing a video game.
- Parents should watch when their children play video games. Stop playing and consult a doctor if you or your child have any of the following symptoms:
||Eye or Muscle Twitching
||Loss of Awareness
- To reduce the likelihood of a seizure when playing video games: Sit or stand as far from the screen as possible.
- Do not play if you are tired or need sleep.
- Play in a well-lit room.
- Take a 10 to 15 minute break every hour.
Playing video games can make your muscles, joints, skin or eyes hurt after a few hours. Follow these instructions to avoid problems such as tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, skin irritation or eyestrain:
- Avoid excessive play. It is recommended that parents monitor their children for
- Take a 10 to 15 minute break every hour, even if you don’t think you need it.
- If your hands, wrists, arms or eyes become tired or sore while playing, stop and rest them for several hours before playing again.
- If you continue to have sore hands, wrists, arms or eyes during or after play, stop playing and see a doctor.