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Survey Finds 86% Of Parents Ignore Game Age Ratings

Survey Finds 86% Of Parents Ignore Game Age Ratings I have often been a critic of parents buying their children video games without paying attention to the age rating. Why? ...

July 13, 2018 at 3:43 pm by
ESRB Starts Labeling Video Games with Microtransactions

ESRB Starts Labeling Video Games with Microtransactions

Lootboxes, Microtransactions and In-Game Purchases The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is adding a new feature besides an age advisory to video games. The American ...

March 1, 2018 at 2:42 pm by
NetFlix Officially Switches from Star to Thumbs Up Rating System

NetFlix Officially Switches from 5-Star to Thumbs Up/Down Rating System

Online streaming giant NetFlix has announced last month that they have been considering replacing their 5-star rating system with a thumbs up or thumbs down rating method, ...

April 5, 2017 at 7:16 pm by

UK Police Calls for ‘Adult Only’ Game Ratings

Violent media has long been a scapegoat for societal ills: from the 1960s through to the 1980s, conservative reactionary Mary Whitehouse waged a one-woman war on social ...

March 24, 2015 at 9:28 pm by

ESRB Explains Arkham Knight’s “Mature” Rating

Batman: Arkham Knight is the first game in the Arkham series, and in the history of Batman games as a whole, to receive and ‘M for Mature’ rating from the Entertainment ...

March 9, 2015 at 8:58 pm by

California Bans Retailers Fining Customers for Bad Reviews

Remember the “Hotel from hell” that was previously charging people a $500 fee for every bad review left on their Yelp page? Apparently this billing issue was more ...

September 11, 2014 at 10:04 pm by

EA Steering User Ratings In Their Favour With Dungeon Keeper for Android

Two years award-winning “Worst Company in America”, Electronic Arts, is now said to be ‘steering away’ players who don’t want to give a good ...

February 10, 2014 at 2:00 am by

Films And Their Ratings, Do You Know How They Work?

If you watch movies you know that they have a rating system, though you probably don’t know much about the system and how it works. Television shows and movies get rated by ...

June 1, 2013 at 6:54 am by


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