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Byron calls for PEGI advertising

The video games industry must advertise PEGI once it comes into law, says child psychologist Tanya Byron. The author of the 2008 Byron review, which challenged the games industry to establish a single system for games age ratings, congratulated the sector on a job well done in her new report. …

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ISFE denies PEGI ratings dev snub

The Interactive Software Federation of Europe (ISFE) says that it doesn’t ignore the views of developers in respect to assigning PEGI age ratings on games. Earlier today Guillaume de Fondaumiere – chairman of the European Games Developer Federation – took issue with how the game rating decision process is debated …

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New PEGI guidelines released

PEGI has released fresh guidelines on where to label its age-ratings. The guidelines detail where its age-rating labels and descriptor icons should appear on video game packaging and in promotional materials, including print, TV, radio and online. More information can be found on the PEGI website, here. The PEGI age …

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Ministers hope to fast-track PEGI

The UK Government has addressed fears that the Digital Economy Bill will not be passed before the General Election. The Bill, which looks at age ratings, broadband and illegal file-sharing, has yet to go before the House of Commons. And there are just 35 days left in which the legislation …

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ELSPA campaign praised by Government

ELSPA’s fight to have PEGI instated by law has been singled out by a prominent Labour MP as one of the ‘greatest lobbying campaigns of all time’. Tom Watson, MP for West Bromwich East, has nominated the campaign to be included in Public Affairs Magazine’s prestigious Top 50 Best Ever …

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PEGI legal ruling is still on track

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 recent review of the 25 year-old Video Recordings Act discovered that the selling of adult videos and games to minors …

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