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DIGITAL BRITAIN: PEGI praises ‘effective system’

Established European ratings body PEGI has understandably spoken of its confidence in the role it will now play in policing the nation’s gaming habits following the official government backing sanctioned as part of the Digital Britain report. This decision by the British government to adopt PEGI as the single ratings …

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NIELSEN REPORT: Gaming named top leisure activity in Europe

A new report entitled Video Gamers in Europe 2008 from ISFE-Nielsen research claims that gaming is now the most popular leisure activity for people aged between 16 and 49 across Europe. Gaming now rivals even TV in terms of the hours we all spend doing it, the report says. People …

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NIELSEN REPORT: European consumers understand PEGI ratings

Whilst the BBFC-PEGI debate continues to rumble in the wake of the notorious Byron Report, a new report entitled Video Gamers in Europe 2008 from ISFE-Nielsen suggests that European gamers back the current PEGI system. Across the 15 countries surveyed, 93 per cent of respondents to Nielsen’s survey recognised the …

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NIELSEN REPORT: European games market at all time high

As part of ISFE-Nielsen’s Video Gamers in Europe 2008 report, it has emerged that the European video games market is bigger now than it ever has been. In 2007, software sales across the 15 largest European markets reached €7.3 billion, a 25 per cent increase on the figures from 2006. …

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NIELSEN REPORT: European gaming habits exposed

A new report from ISFE-Nielsen claims that 37 per cent of UK residents aged between 16 and 49 describe themselves as active gamers. The news comes from the Video Gamers in Europe 2008 report from ISFE-Nielsen, which also throws up some interesting stats regarding the playing habits of gamers across …

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OPINION: ‘Dropping PEGI would be a step backwards’

Speaking exclusively to MCV, boss of PEGI parent ISFE has slammed the potential introduction of BBFC ratings – terming the possible move a step backward. Take a look in our Opinion and Analysis section for more.

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