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Chrono Cross and Final Fantasy Origins rated for PSN by ESRB

By Xav de Matos, Sep 22, 2011 1:45pm PDT

According to listings from the ESRB, Chrono Cross and Final Fantasy Origins are both set to arrive on the PlayStation Network.

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"Niiice, I was just considering doing a playthrough of Chrono Cross as well. See if I enjoy it ..."

- cetra00 see all 3 comments

Devil May Cry HD Collection outed by ESRB

By Steve Watts, Sep 07, 2011 8:15am PDT

The ESRB has posted ratings for the first three Devil May Cry games for current-gen platforms.

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Chrono Trigger rated by the ESRB for PS3, PSP

By Xav de Matos, Apr 22, 2011 10:15am PDT

Chrono Trigger, the SNES classic and arguably one of the best games ever made, has been rated for the PS3 and PSP by the ESRB. Details are scant; however, safe money is on the game arriving on the PSN as a PSone Classic.

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"Load times on other PS1 games I've bought on PS3 (silent hill 1) are next to nonexistant - or at ..."

- Conan see all 34 comments

Report: Game industry best at keeping mature content away from minors

By Xav de Matos, Apr 21, 2011 9:15am PDT

The Federal Trade Commission's annual shopping survey shows that the video game industry is still the best at self-policing itself, keeping mature content away from minors.

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"More important take the time and effort to be a part of their child's lives. "

- nitefyre410 see all 13 comments

ESRB ratings for digital games to be automated

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2011 3:00pm PDT

This week, the ESRB will begin using a publisher-provided questionnaire to determine ratings for games released over Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, WiiWare and DSiWare.

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"An industry-funded ratings organization letting the industry write the ratings? BRILLIANT!!"

- the archvile see all 3 comments

California Bill to Restrict Sale of Violent Videogames to Minors Argued in US Supreme Court

By Garnett Lee, Nov 02, 2010 5:30pm PDT

The long-running legal process over California's bill to restrict the sale of violent games to minors entered the homestretch today in a hearing...

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"Nice article Garnett. I think I would disagree that the court gave little indication as to how ..."

- LawDawgUGA see all 24 comments

ESRB Leaks Email Addresses of Those Concerned About Online Privacy, Then Apologizes

By Brian Leahy, Jul 13, 2010 3:50pm PDT

During the commotion over Blizzard's ill-fated plan to use real names on its forums, around 1000 individuals emailed the Entertainment Software...

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"This is the funniest video game industry occurrence I've seen in a while. DELICIOUS."

- Chris Remo see all 16 comments

Cub Scouts Add Video Game Awards

By Chris Faylor, Apr 28, 2010 9:30am PDT

Encouraging children to play video games responsibly and make sure they're aware of age-based content ratings, the Boy Scouts of America has added...

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"That's not brainwashing either. I wasn't even aware there were rules about that when I was in ..."

- robosextoid see all 51 comments

Activision Survey Confirms Most 'Gamer' Parents and Kids Know About ESRB Ratings

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 14, 2010 1:40pm PST

Activision Publishing recently conducted a survey regarding consumer awareness of the ESRB video games rating system with the help of marketing and...

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"What is the fucking point of finding out if "gamer" parents know about ESRB ratings? How do ..."

- haysoos see all 7 comments

ESRB Launches Free 'Rating Search App' for iPhone

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 01, 2009 4:40pm PST

Just in time for the holidays, the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) has released a free iPhone application providing instant access to...

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"I don't know what game that is... but it did sound a little misleading and exaggerated for a ..."

- socom8271 see all 16 comments

First Call of Duty Coming to PS3, Xbox 360

By Chris Faylor, Mar 26, 2009 6:58pm PDT

More than five years after its original release, Infinity Ward's Call of Duty is leaving the land of PC exclusivity and entering the console realm...

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"OMFG, another WWII game fan actually exists!! I"M NOT ALONE!!! Having said that, WWII's ..."

- Snake&Crane see all 53 comments

Wolfenstein 3D Coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 26, 2009 1:17pm PDT

id Software's classic first-person shooter is headed to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, according to the ESRB game ratings list. No further...

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""definitely worth the price of a lunch at McDonalds" LOL Comparing a game to that poison ..."

- ornee see all 45 comments

ESRB Opposes Utah's Violent Game Legislation

By Chris Faylor, Mar 06, 2009 2:42pm PST

Entertainment Software Rating Board president Patricia Vance has penned an open letter to Utah citizens, urging them to oppose legislation that...

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"No offense to you personally... but Utah is the most backwardsly repressed state in the Union. ..."

- vertdang see all 5 comments

Microsoft Launches 'Get Game Smart' Parental Awareness Campaign

By Chris Faylor, Jan 14, 2009 8:11am PST

As part of its ongoing family-oriented efforts, Microsoft today unveiled its "Get Game Smart" initiative to educate parents about family-friendly...

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"Are you serious? They are going to rob a f liquor store because they played video games? Let ..."

- LoCi_X see all 15 comments

ESRB Leaks Guitar Hero Modern Hits Details

By Chris Faylor, Dec 26, 2008 9:28am PST

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has struck again, leaking the first concrete information of the recently-trademarked Guitar Hero Modern...

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"you might also have noticed the whole creation of tv musicshows selling singles etc and then ..."

- alalkoolj see all 12 comments