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...
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...