Entries in 'age ratings' (20)

UKIE and PEGI defend age ratings amidst 'tabloid sensationalism'

UKIE and PEGI defend age ratings amidst 'tabloid sensationalism'

UK trade body UKIE and age ratings firm PEGI has rejected criticism that it’s not doing enough to prevent children getting its hands on adult video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 11:48AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

PAX Australia gets detailed this week, GameArena is in trouble, while, in spite of an R18+ rating, not one but two games feel the ban hammer.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 28th 2013 at 7:27AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Sega Studios Oz is closing its doors, an automated classification system is on the way, and several people played music chairs.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Apr 5th 2013 at 5:49AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Australia's first ever R18+ rated videogame hit shelves this week, and the iGEA and media were there to help celebrate.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 8th 2013 at 5:21AM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

So far this year, the first ever R18+ game has been classified, long-form games criticism takes strides and we interview IGN's Ian Chambers.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jan 11th 2013 at 4:49AM in News
MCV Pacific Yearly Wrap-Up: 2012

MCV Pacific Yearly Wrap-Up: 2012

With the year drawing to a close and most people already scouring for beer, MCV looks back at the biggest and saddest stories of the year.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Dec 21st 2012 at 3:33AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Games Radar opens up shop down under this week, while THQ staff resurface at Bluemouth and Android overtakes Apple.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Dec 14th 2012 at 5:57AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

The MCV Pacific 30 Under 30 was listed this week, plus there's yet more news on the R18+ front and IGN announce an awards night.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Dec 7th 2012 at 2:10AM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: Wii U Edition

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: Wii U Edition

Well, we're all a good few hours into playing our Wii U's now, and sales charts for Q3 this year have come in.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 30th 2012 at 5:11AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

AIE takes Koch Media's business in ANZ, Ninja Kiwi acquires Scottish dev Digital Goldfish, and there's more news on R18+ this week.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 2nd 2012 at 2:14AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

THQ has announced this week that it will be closing its Australian office, while EB EXPO has plenty of news in its wake.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 12th 2012 at 6:18AM in News
PEGI ratings go official on July 30th

PEGI ratings go official on July 30th

July 30th is the day that the full-blooded new PEGI age ratings system for video games will go live in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2012 at 2:52PM in News

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VSC confirms PEGI date

VSC confirms PEGI date

The Video Standards Council has confirmed the news broken by MCV yesterday that PEGI’s new age ratings will not become legally enforceable until April 1st 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2010 at 5:25PM in News
PEGI ratings delayed until 2011

PEGI ratings delayed until 2011

The Video Standards Council has confirmed that the proposed changes to the UK video games age ratings system that will make PEGI legally enforceable will not now be put in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2010 at 6:24PM in News
New UK age ratings legal by October

New UK age ratings legal by October

ELSPA is hopeful that the PEGI system of age ratings for video games will be ratified in law this October – just in time for complete clarity through the busiest ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2010 at 4:15PM in News
Publishers praised for PEGI compliance

Publishers praised for PEGI compliance

PEGI SA, the organisation that manages the PEGI ratings system, has praised games publishers for their high level of compliance with its advertising guidelines.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 9th 2010 at 10:48AM in News

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AGE RATINGS: Blunder 'an opportunity', says Eidos

AGE RATINGS: Blunder 'an opportunity', says Eidos

Eidos has called the new age ratings 'loophole' an "opportunity for the industry to show how responsible it is".

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 25th 2009 at 3:13PM in News
AGE RATINGS: ELSPA calls for swift resolution

AGE RATINGS: ELSPA calls for swift resolution

The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association has called on the Government to close the ‘loophole’ left open by the current Video Recordings Act ‘as soon as possible’.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 25th 2009 at 2:01PM in News
AGE RATINGS: Law 'in disarray'

AGE RATINGS: Law 'in disarray'

Retailers that sell adult movies and video games to children face no legal comeuppance, after the discovery of a Government blunder that means that the 1984 Video Recordings Act was ...

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 25th 2009 at 12:16PM in News
ELSPA reponds to age ratings consultation period

ELSPA reponds to age ratings consultation period

ELSPA has spoken out today following the DCMS Select Committee report and the launch of the DCSF’s formal government consultation into age rating systems in the UK.

by Neil Long
on Jul 31st 2008 at 10:51AM in News