Entries in 'asa' (11)

ASA dismisses No Man's Sky complaint

ASA dismisses No Man's Sky complaint

Hello Games has no case to answer regarding the marketing of No Man’s Sky.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 9:39AM in News
Advertising Standards Authority confirms No Man's Sky investigation

Advertising Standards Authority confirms No Man's Sky investigation

Controversial space exploration game No Man’s Sky is being investigated by the ASA over allegations that its marketing was deceptive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2016 at 3:48PM in News
ASA won't take further action over Black Ops III Nuketown marketing mistake

ASA won't take further action over Black Ops III Nuketown marketing mistake

The Advertising Standards Authority has said that it won’t be pursuing further measures against Activision concerning a mistake made in the marketing for Call of Duty III pre-order content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
Steam mislead UK customers in Summer Sale, ASA rules

Steam mislead UK customers in Summer Sale, ASA rules

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint levelled against Steam regarding its pricing for Grand Theft Auto V in this summer’s Steam Sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2015 at 10:07AM in News

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Moshi Monsters removed from ASA's 'name and shame' list

Moshi Monsters removed from ASA's 'name and shame' list

UK advertising regulator the ASA has removed Moshi Monsters from its ‘name and shame’ list, having pointed fingers at the game earlier this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 4:16PM in News
More free-to-play titles will fall foul of ASA, predicts Lovell

More free-to-play titles will fall foul of ASA, predicts Lovell

More free-to-play games will be criticised by the Advertising Standards Authority for trying to ‘exhort’ money from children. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 4th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Online games site RockyFroggy reprimanded by ASA

Online games site RockyFroggy reprimanded by ASA

A website that allows users to compete in online games to win prizes has had its knuckles rapped by the Advertising Standards Authority over a misleading ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Mind Candy has 'made changes' to Moshi Monsters following ASA ruling

Mind Candy has 'made changes' to Moshi Monsters following ASA ruling

Mind Candy says it has already changed Moshi Monsters after breaching the Advertising Code.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:14AM in News

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ASA admonishes Moshi Monsters and Bin Weevils over in-app purchases

ASA admonishes Moshi Monsters and Bin Weevils over in-app purchases

Two free-to-play games have had altered their in-game messaging after the ASA ruled the wording constituted “direct exhortations to buy a membership package”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:13AM in News
ASA ponders investigation of three online games

ASA ponders investigation of three online games

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has referred three unnamed online games to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2015 at 1:49PM in News
ASA warns Sony and GAME over 20th Anniversary PS4 competition

ASA warns Sony and GAME over 20th Anniversary PS4 competition

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against Sony and GAME over how last year’s 20th Anniversary PS4 competition was conducted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2015 at 10:36AM in News