Tag: ESRB


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ESRB Announces New Label Signifying Loot Boxes

 |  Liam Ferguson
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has announced that they will now assign the In-Game Purchases (Includes Random Items) label to games with such properties.
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ESRB Introduces New Label For Titles That Include Micro-Transactions

 |  Zubi Khan
The ESRB or the Entertainment Software Rating Board will begin including a label specifically for games that have some form of micro-transaction or loot box system in place.
ESRB Comments On Rating Games That Feature Loot Box Systems.

ESRB Comments On Rating Games That Feature Loot Box Systems

 |  Zubi Khan
With the popularity of connected experiences and loot based titles on the rise, it’s no wonder that loot box systems that employ chance have also become popular in many AAA games. Most of the time, the in-game loot boxes allow the player to purchase a skin or some other cosmetic item with real-world money. Problems […]
ESRB Leaks Details on Resident Evil 7

ESRB Leaks Details on Resident Evil 7

 |  Lane Martin
Earlier this year Capcom teased fans with a playable demo for its upcoming new addition to the Resident Evil franchise. The demo seemed heavily inspired by the ill-fated teaser for Hideo Kojima’s Silent Hills, appropriately titled PT. PT may be dead, but Resident Evil 7 is alive and well. In fact, today the ESRB has […]
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Driveclub VR Rated By ESRB

 |  Ryan Burden
Driveclub’s virtual reality debut finally has an ESRB rating, suggesting the project is still in development and ready for full release. The ESRB typically evaluates a game’s content, including any violence, sexual content, language, controlled substances, gambling and more. Driveclub VR received a rated of “E” for Everyone, meaning the content is suitable for anyone above the age […]
Get Ready For A Corpse Party On 3DS

Get Ready For A Corpse Party On 3DS

 |  Jordan Biordi
Nintendo has long been known for its Mario parties, but it will soon be host to a party with terror and copious amounts of blood. Corpse Party, the long-running, cult survival horror franchise focuses on helping a group of high school students escape from a haunted elementary school.  While mainly released on the Sony handhelds (with […]
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U.S. parent bemoans adoption jokes in Portal 2

 |  Luke Bailey
The father of an adopted child wasn’t prepared for certain conversations in Portal 2.
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Study: Video game retailers don’t sell ‘M’-rated games to minors

 |  Luke Bailey
According to the FTC, it’s far more difficult to get an ‘M’-rated game than it is to get into an R-rated movie.
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ESRB introduces automated rating system for downloadable games

 |  Todd Campbell
The computers have usurped the ESRB’s primary responsibility.


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