mature

  • Fewer and fewer M-rated games being made?

    [photopress:mrated.jpg,full,center] Are M-rated games on the way out? That’s what Next-Generation asked and it turns out—sorta—that yes, less M-rated games are being released. The publication took numbers from the ESRB and combined them with independently obtained numbers. The result is that graph up there (and several others in the piece proper). There’s several… Read More

  • Manhunt 2 Gets Mature ESRB Rating, Approved For Sale

    Manhunt 2 Gets Mature ESRB Rating, Approved For Sale

    Take Two Interactive is probably throwing an office party this week with the recent success of BioShock, but now the company has another reason to celebrate. Manhunt 2 has lost its “Adults Only” rating and has since garnered a “Mature” rating after some of the game’s contest was trimmed down to become less-violent. The hack-n-slash game is due out on Halloween… Read More

  • Sell An M-Rated Game To A Minor, Get Fired

    Sell An M-Rated Game To A Minor, Get Fired

    Back in the day when I was but a wee teenager, I was always the 15-year old with the beard who bought everyone tickets to R-rated movies. I never really had much of a problem buying M-rated video games. Looks like the times have changed though, as retailers are starting to take ratings seriously and are cracking down on those under 17. Read More