Entries in 'ratings' (33)
Recent smartphone re-release Dungeon keeper has already faced criticism over its IAPs and now the game is being slated for trying to play the ratings system.
A bill has been introduced to congress that would make ESRB ratings mandatory for video games.
PEGI age ratings have been law in the UK for a whole week now. But the battle is only just beginning.
After what seems like an eternity of legislation limbo, PEGI age ratings for video games have become law in the UK today.
A lot has happened since Tanya Byron first put pen to paper on her Byron Review in September 2007.
The much-delayed implementation of the PEGI age rating system should finally happen in July, says UKIE.
A survey from Playr2.com has claimed that as many as 36 per cent of parents check the age restrictions of games their children are playing.
There's still no news on the new exec director, but attendees to UKIE's successful AGM last week would be be forgiven for thinking it didn't need a leader.
Ratings body PEGI has introduced a new system for mobile games – and it wants the likes of Apple and Android to start using them.
European games rating body PEGI has released a Windows Phone 7 version of its smartphone app.
PEGI says it must go ahead with controversial plans to end dual classifications on European game boxes.
While age ratings and the enforcement thereof remains one of the hottest topics in the modern games industry, the Video Standards Council has suggested that all entertainment media could ...
The body that looks after PEGI says it was right to stop the dual-rating of products.
As of today US ratings body the ESRB will begin using a computer program to assign ratings to digital video games.
Review score aggregator Metacritic has begun profiling individual games industry professionals.
Individual listings of studio heads, project leads and game designers currently show a basic outline of their career ...
Australia will continue to go without an R18+ age rating for video games after a meeting concerning the certificate was delayed.
Reviews aggregation site Metacritic has named Take-Two as the most critically successful publisher of 2010.
The rollout of the new PEGI video games classification system will miss its current April deadline and will not be introduced until July of this year at the earliest.
ELSPA has reassured the trade that the PEGI ratings system’s ascent to become law is still on track – despite the discovery that current age classification is legally unenforceable.
A source close to the Video Standards Council, the body which will work alongside new games regulator PEGI, has told MCV that there’s not yet a timescale in place ...
The Government has heralded a new future for UK video games classification – with PEGI becoming the sole age ratings model in the region.