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ESRB to automate download-only title ratings

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.

By Apr. 18, 2011

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Poll: 58 percent of adults blame games for violent behavior

Nearly three in five American adults think games contribute to violent tendencies in teens, Harris Poll finds; 38 percent know nothing about ESRB.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Apple, Google kneecap 'universal' content rating for apps

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.

By Nov. 29, 2011

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ESRB's updated app finds game ratings with a click

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.

By Dec. 15, 2010

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Mobile app content ratings system to debut next week

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.

By Nov. 21, 2011

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Video game ratings board releases iPhone app

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.

By Dec. 1, 2009

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Microsoft reverses 'Mature' games ban in Euro Windows Store

Games like Doom 3 and Bioshock were banned in the European Windows 8 Store over a ratings discrepancy, but now that's changed.

By Oct. 25, 2012

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Brazil looks to ban video games while U.S. makes ratings work

Ratings on video games are working surprisingly well in the U.S. Brazil should avoid costly legislation and adopt a similar system.

By Dec. 5, 2009

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Video game ratings board adds 'summaries'

New program will allow parents to see more substantive explanations of the ratings the ESRB has given games.

By Nov. 12, 2008

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Parents' guide to holiday 2011 video games

Find out which holiday-season games are the best and worst for kids.

By Nov. 23, 2011