Details are fairly light at the moment, but the CTIA has put out a press release today announcing that it has partnered with the Entertainment Software Rating Board (or ESRB) on a new rating system for mobile applications. That's the same ESRB that is responsible for the ratings on video games. Unfo...
November 21st 2011 at 2:34pm
The ESRB has approved and rated another pile of Nintendo's Virtual Console throwbacks, including:
Duck Hunt (E)
Hogan's Alley (E)
Kid Icarus (E)
Kirby's Adventure (E)
Pro Wrestling (E)
Wild Gunman (E)
With Duck Hunt, Hogan's Alley, and W...
November 7th 2006 at 6:25pm
A group of Harvard
brainiacs recently put together a study that attempted to quantify violence, blood, sex, profanity, drugs, and gambling
in M-rated games. To do this, the grad students compiled a database of M-rated games, selected a random sample, played
each game for at least one hour, and quant...
April 5th 2006 at 2:25pm
According to an undercover survey
conducted by the Federal Trade Commission between October 2005 and January 2006, sales of Mature-rated games to minors
have decreased significantly since 2003. The results reveal that only 42% of the survey's shoppers (ages 13 to 16) were
able to purchase an M-rated...
April 3rd 2006 at 2:25pm