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BBFC wants to add ratings to internet videos, asks you to help

BBFC wants to add ratings to internet videos, asks you to help

By 12 July 2013

The British Board of Film Classification is looking into a rating system for online video content. Working with Dutch media regulator Nicam, the UK organisation wants to add traffic light ratings to user-generated content on the internet, and it needs... >>

Pegi becomes sole classification system used for video game ratings

Pegi becomes sole classification system used for video game ratings

By 30 July 2012

The Pegi (Pan-European Game Information) system has become the only system used for determining what age certificate video games should be awarded, after the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) was dropped. The move should make it easier for parents... >>

BBFC gives Modern Warfare 2 an 18 rating

BBFC gives Modern Warfare 2 an 18 rating

By 20 October 2009

The BBFC has insisted on an 18 rating for coming soon Call of Duty title Modern Warfare 2, although it has passed through the official hurdle with no cuts. It seems the rating ruling will not come as a surprise to the developers as promotional packaging... >>

PEGI games ratings to be UK standard

PEGI games ratings to be UK standard

By 17 June 2009

The PEGI system is to become the standard form of classification for video games in the UK, the government has announced as part of its "Digital Britain" report. "Protecting children and giving parents a clear and robust new system has always been our... >>

British parents want games regulated

British parents want games regulated

By 27 February 2009

Three quarters of British parents are concerned about the content of video games and want independent regulation of their content, according to a new YouGov poll carried out on behalf of the British Board of Film Classification. The poll is timely as... >>

Namco Bandai announces Family Ski sequel

Namco Bandai announces Family Ski sequel

By 3 December 2008

Namco Bandai has announced it will be releasing a sequel to its popular Wii game Family Ski, but this time, snowboarding will be added into the mix as well. Appropriately called Family Ski & Snowboard, the sequel is planned for European release in February... >>

Capcom unveils more Resident Evil 5 special editions

Capcom unveils more Resident Evil 5 special editions

By 2 December 2008

Capcom's Japanese website has let PS3 and Xbox 360 gamers in on what extras they can expect from console-specific special editions when the game launches next year. The PS3 version will include a making-of video extra, which according to the translation... >>

DC Universe set for "early 2010" release

DC Universe set for "early 2010" release

By 2 December 2008

Geoff Johns, the comic writer working on the script for Sony's superhero MMO DC Universe Online, has told us we can expect the game in early 2010, if not before. "It launches I think in early 2010, it could be late 2009". said Johns. DC Universe Online... >>

All Halo music to be squeezed into bumper soundtrack

All Halo music to be squeezed into bumper soundtrack

By 2 December 2008

Halo fans will today be able to get all of the music from the games on one huge compilation soundtrack. Sumthing Else Music Works and Microsoft have pulled together to put music from all three Halo games onto a whopping five discs. Also included is a... >>

Microsoft: Xbox outsold PS3 3-to-1 on Black Friday weekend

Microsoft: Xbox outsold PS3 3-to-1 on Black Friday weekend

By 2 December 2008

Microsoft is reporting record-breaking console sales on Black Friday weekend, the big shopping weekend following Thanksgiving in the States. According to the publisher, US retailers reported Xbox outselling PlayStation 3 by a three-to-one ratio, with... >>