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Starting today the ESRB will hand out letter ratings to titles available on storefronts like Xbox Live Arcade, Nintendo Wii Shop, DSi Shop, and the PlayStation Network Store.
Updated iPhone and Android apps try to make it easier for parents to determine why a game earned its respective rating. The apps offer info on over 20,000 games.
Ubisoft's hacking game gets reclassified from MA15+ thanks to "references to sexual violence and sex scenes".
The Classification Board will review the ratings given to 12 released video games after a request from the South Australian attorney-general.
Mobile-app makers have a new way to rate their apps through a program created by the CTIA and ESRB, but not everyone is on board with it--including two of the biggest mobile-application platforms.
Nearly three in five American adults think games contribute to violent tendencies in teens, Harris Poll finds; 38 percent know nothing about ESRB.
Next week brings the debut of a formal ratings system for mobile applications, a self-regulatory system that may or may not be adopted by companies like Apple, Google and Microsoft in their mobile application stores.
This story incorrectly reported how many games rated by the ESRB would have summaries available through the iPhone app. It is more than 1,500.
Ratings on video games are working surprisingly well in the U.S. Brazil should avoid costly legislation and adopt a similar system.
New program will allow parents to see more substantive explanations of the ratings the ESRB has given games.