Entries in 'asa' (13)

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
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

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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
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

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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
ASA dismisses Littlest Pet Shop in-app-purchases complaint

ASA dismisses Littlest Pet Shop in-app-purchases complaint

The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a compliant made regarding the in-app-purchases in Gameloft’s Littlest Pet Shop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 12:03PM in News
ASA warns YouTubers about product promotion

ASA warns YouTubers about product promotion

The Advertising Standards Authority has warned YouTubers that they need to make it clear when they are paid to promote products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
ASA bans EA's Dungeon Keeper ad for claiming game is free

ASA bans EA's Dungeon Keeper ad for claiming game is free

Dungeon Keeper on iOS is not free and must not be advertised as such.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 12:47PM in News

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ASA dismisses GAME "We Won't Be Beaten on Trade-ins" complaint

ASA dismisses GAME "We Won't Be Beaten on Trade-ins" complaint

The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint raised against retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 2:11PM in News