Entries in 'asa' (22)

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
Sega admits Aliens: Colonial Marines ads did not represent final game

Sega admits Aliens: Colonial Marines ads did not represent final game

The ASA will not take formal action against Sega regarding its video advertisements for February release Aliens: Colonial Marines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2013 at 11:59AM in News
Angry Birds and Draw Something firms remove Paramount horror ads

Angry Birds and Draw Something firms remove Paramount horror ads

The Advertising Standards Agency has issued a warning to Paramount after ads for horror flick Paranormal Activity appeared in family-friendly mobile games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 6th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
One moaning git leads to Wii U TV ad ban

One moaning git leads to Wii U TV ad ban

A single, solitary and most likely lonely person has led to the banning of a Nintendo Wii U TV ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 9:55AM in News

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ASA rules against Activision's Modern Warfare 3 ad

ASA rules against Activision's Modern Warfare 3 ad

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld two complaints levelled against on of Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 ads.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2012 at 1:25PM in News
ASA rejects Mass Effect 3 ending complaints

ASA rejects Mass Effect 3 ending complaints

Advertising regulator the ASA has rejected complaints claiming that EA mis-sold Mass Effect 3 by deceiving players about the extent to which they could alter the game’s ending.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2012 at 9:36AM in News
ASA bans TalkTalk broadband ad

ASA bans TalkTalk broadband ad

Advertising watchdog the ASA has banned a Talk Talk television advert which claimed that the internet provider's broadband package was the "UK's safest."

The TV ad featured a toy family ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Jan 5th 2012 at 10:42AM in News
Duke Nukem TV ad banned

Duke Nukem TV ad banned

A UK TV ad for Duke Nukem: Forever has been banned from air before 11pm.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 19th 2011 at 1:18PM in News

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ASA bans Argos Xmas ad

ASA bans Argos Xmas ad

The Advertising Standards Agency has banned an Argos TV ad because of its misinformation regarding the retailer’s delivery service.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 1st 2010 at 11:06AM in News
ASA extends remit online

ASA extends remit online

From next year the Advertising Standards Authority will see its remit widened to include the regulation of online advertising, the organisation has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2010 at 4:54PM in News
ASA bans Final Fantasy XIII TV ad

ASA bans Final Fantasy XIII TV ad

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a TV advert for Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII after it was ruled that footage from the PS3 version of the game was used ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2010 at 12:07PM in News
ASA rejects Heavy Rain complaints

ASA rejects Heavy Rain complaints

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected complaints about a Sony advert for recent PS3 hit Heavy Rain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2010 at 1:18PM in News

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Easy on the violence, publishers warned

Easy on the violence, publishers warned

Publishers need to consider the ‘wider context’ of ads for violent games if they don’t want to see them banned from TV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2009 at 11:46AM in News
ASA rejects gaming 'health risk' ad complaints

ASA rejects gaming 'health risk' ad complaints

The Advertising Standards Authority will not uphold complaints against charity-backed ads which implied video games are a health risk, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2009 at 5:13PM in News
MCV complains to ASA over anti-games Government ad

MCV complains to ASA over anti-games Government ad

MCV has submitted an official complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority over the Government’s new Campaign4Life print advertisement.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 6th 2009 at 1:39PM in News

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ELSPA applauds ASA findings

ELSPA applauds ASA findings

ELSPA has praised its members after the Advertising Standards Authority found that 99 per cent of commercials created for video games were done so “responsibly”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2009 at 2:17PM in News
ASA: Video games are being advertised responsibly

ASA: Video games are being advertised responsibly

Following a report launched on the back of the Byron Review, UK regularity body the ASA has vocally backed the UK games industry by stating that games are advertised responsibly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2009 at 12:25PM in News
ASA bans iPhone ad

ASA bans iPhone ad

Fashionable global technology firm Apple has been forced by UK advertising watchdog the ASA to pull a TV advert for its iPhone that has been found to paint a misleading ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2008 at 2:52PM in News
‘Shocking’ Eidos ad banned

‘Shocking’ Eidos ad banned

The Advertising Standards Authority has outlawed an Eidos advertising campaign for Kane & Lynch.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2008 at 1:09PM in News
ASA launches violent ad investigation

ASA launches violent ad investigation

Following the launch of a Government investigation into protecting children from violent video games and adult internet sites, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has initiated its own report looking at ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Oct 31st 2007 at 11:32AM in News
PS3 ad banned in UK

PS3 ad banned in UK

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a Sony PS3 internet advert in the UK, reported Life Style Extra.

The organisation said that the advert "could be deemed to condone ...

by Andrew Wooden
on Aug 8th 2007 at 11:04AM in News