After Nearly 9 Months, Verizon Wireless Now Shows ESRB Ratings In Its App Store

You would think that implementing a parent-friendly app rating system that was blessed by both a video game watchdog group and a major wireless trade association would be the kind of thing that deserv

CTIA And ESRB Debut App Rating System, No Buy-In From Google Or Apple

The CTIA and ESRB pulled back the curtains on their new mobile app rating system today, and it looks like with the help of their six founding partners, app ratings could soon grace a smartphone near y

CTIA And ESRB To Unveil New Mobile App Rating System

Here's something I'm sure no one expected to see today: the CTIA Wireless Trade Association has just issued a release stating that they have struck a partnership with the Entertainment Software Rating

ESRB Game Ratings App Enters The Windows Marketplace

One look at Grand Theft Auto 4 and you’re probably not thinking, “Little Timmy or Susie would just love that game.” No one wants their kids desensitized to reasonless mass murder or the dreaded

Parents Television Council: 16 Percent Of Kids Are Able To Buy M-Rated Games

<img src="" />The Parents Television Council, parodied by WWE with its Right to Censor stable back in the day, says that 19 percen

Do video game publishers misrepresent their games in order to get lower ratings?

<img src="" />There's some sort of video game developer conference going on in Motreal this week (titled, to use its full name, the Mont

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&

Game Content Under the Microscope: What Do You Think?

We’ll be keeping this story high on the front page for a bit simply because it contains such an excellent set of thought-provoking questions. – JB Today concludes our week-long look at vid

Game Content Under the Microscope: ESRB Ratings

This week we’re examining the issues of video game violence and content in a multi-part series of interviews with industry insiders. And this is a tricky subject, because what might offend one indiv

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 game