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Although Google has tightened app policies on the Play Store over the years, the company thinks it can do more to protect users. One way to do that is to crack down on the amount of malware and bad apps on its marketplace, so it's begun reviewing apps before they become available to download. The...

March 17th 2015 at 10:29am 0 Comments
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It's GOTY Season here at Joystiq, so it's apt timing for Limbo to bend its way back into the news. 2010's #8 game looks set to make its debut on PS4 - yes, yet another system - following a new PEGI listing at the turn of the year. The European ratings board is rarely misleading on these things, bu...

January 5th 2015 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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The Pan European Game Information group (the European analogue to America's ESRB) appears to have broken the news that oddball adventure Stick It To The Man will soon appear on Microsoft's Xbox One. A search for the game's title on the PEGI website lists the Xbox One game as suitable for ages 12 a...

June 27th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Peggle 2 has received a PEGI rating of 3 for Xbox 360, alongside a release date of February 12, 2014 – today. Peggle 2 hit Xbox One on December 9 in the US and Europe, and it's yet to be officially announced for other platforms, though it was previously rated for Xbox 360 and PS4 in South Kor...

February 12th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Publishing a game on PlayStation Mobile will be easier than usual, thanks to an initiative by Sony. Developer relations exec Shane Bettenhausen revealed during a Fantastic Arcade panel that Sony has collaborated with ratings boards for a simpler method of ratings. "ESRB lite, PEGI lite, CERO lite,"...

September 21st 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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The UK now officially uses the PEGI system for rating video games, dropping its separate British Board of Film Classification ratings guide. This removes the voluntary dual-classification system previously in place, and makes the sale of games to underage customers illegal in a real way.In the UK,...

July 30th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Sure, you can buy Dragon's Lair for many, many (many) platforms, but Xbox 360 is not one of them. Unless you count buying a DVD version and playing it through the Xbox's DVD player. That embarrassing omission is now being corrected: a PEGI rating has been spotted for an XBLA version of the FMV game...

March 19th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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The Silent Hill HD Collection is set to launch for retailers on March 6, containing remastered versions of Silent Hill 2 and 3 on a single disc, in the same distribution pattern as the Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders collections -- that much we knew. But new PEGI ratings suggest Konami also...

January 26th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Europe's PEGI ratings board has classified RedLynx's Trials Evolution, giving rise to the hope of a launch announcement for the tricky motorcycle title that'll launch "when it's done." Trials Evolution would be the second high-profile XBLA game rated by PEGI and noticed by XBLAfans this week, wit...

December 30th 2011 at 1:55pm 0 Comments