With tablets and smart phones becoming ever more powerful it is no surprise that video games are as at home on there multifaceted gadgets as they are on dedicated handheld consoles. Because of this it is important to understand Age Rating systems for iOS, Windows Phone, Android and Blackberry phones as well as the broader [...]
We spent a morning in the Exeter GameStation store talking to families and offering advice in our Pop-up Gaming Surgery. Here is the second of the Family Gamer TV conversations we recorded at the event — catch the first video here. We talk to the Brooks family who were in store discussing which games are [...]
A big step towards simplifying game ratings, PEGI has become the single video games age ratings system, under which it is illegal for a retailer to sell a video game with a PEGI age rating of 12, 16 or 18 to someone below that age. Retailers also welcomed the announcement of the implementation of PEGI [...]
Games rated by PEGI prior to 30th July, both the old-style black and white logos and the newer traffic light logos, are also legally enforceable and will not have to be reviewed again.
A big step towards simplifying game ratings, PEGI will soon become the single video games age ratings system, under which it is illegal for a retailer to sell a video game with a PEGI age rating of 12, 16 or 18 to someone below that age. To mark the coming change in legislation, Ukie has [...]
It’s always an eye opener to talk to real families about video games. This is particularly true when it comes to video game ratings and labeling. This first episode from Family Gamer TV looks at how PEGI ratings are understood and perceived by families. At askaboutgames.com we’re keen to collaborate on this to get fresh [...]
From the summer of 2012 the PEGI system has been effectively incorporated into UK law and the VSC has been designated as the body responsible for the age rating of video games under the PEGI system. Video games will be age rated at one or other of the following age levels. You will see the [...]