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Now Dungeon Keeper is embroiled in a Google Play store rating row

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. As spotted by Gamasutra, users of the Android version are prompted to leave a rating for the game on the Google Play store. The …

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Congress reignites attempts to make ESRB rating legal in US

A bill has been introduced to congress that would make ESRB ratings mandatory for video games. American lawmakers have been scrambling to introduce legistlation concerning violent video games since the Sandy Hook school shooting in December, calling for aditional research, tax penalties, and now legal ratings. H.R. 287, introduced by …

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We’ve done our job – now it’s time for parents to do theirs

PEGI age ratings have been law in the UK for a whole week now. But the battle is only just beginning. The successful introduction of a single, legally enforceable age ratings system for video games software is a tremendous victory for a games industry that is still fighting those who …

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PEGI games ratings come into force today

After what seems like an eternity of legislation limbo, PEGI age ratings for video games have become law in the UK today. UKIE has done a great job of getting decent coverage of the achievement on the BBC this morning – all the more impressive considering the blanket reporting of …

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