Posts tagged with "PEGI"

What a German Law Means for UK Wii U Owners

What a German Law Means for UK Wii U Owners
One of the big selling points of the Wii U is Nintendo’s new attitude toward downloadable retail games. Sure there have been complaints levied at their storage options but Nintendo is the first of the three main console manufacturers to make the big leap to digital availability of retail games. Every first party game is available day one digitally as are the vast majority of third party games, which is great news for gamers who like to have... 

UK legally enforces PEGI video games rating system

UK legally enforces PEGI video games rating system
From today (July 30th), retailers can be prosecuted should they sell an 18, 16, or even a 12 PEGI rated video game to anyone who is underage. If they do, it can result in a fine of £5,000 and a jail sentence of up to six months. In an effort to protect young children from playing games they shouldn’t be, video games will now drop the BBFC certificate, for they will now be classified by the Pan European Game Information (PEGI). So what does this... 
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