ESRB rated video games will warn about loot box inclusions
by Lewis White
The ESRB has introduced a new ratings label for video games that include loot boxes to warn consumers about their inclusion. The new loot box warning will be slapped on any new video game that allows players to spend real-world mo...
PEGI and ESRB will continue to rate games through remote working
by Lewis White
While Japan’s video game ratings board CERO has closed down due to the Coronavirus outbreak, both European and North American video games ratings boards will stay open amid the pandemic. Revealed in a report by IGN, the two ...
Unravel Two officially announced, out today!
Update: Just revealed at EA Play, Unravel Two is finished and will be out today! Unravel 2 was officially announced at EA Play. It will indeed feature multiplayer, but you can play it alone. Either way, there will always be two c...
Gang Beasts from Double Fine has been rated for Xbox One by the ESRB
The ESRB has once again seemingly outed a former PlayStation-console exclusive for Xbox One. Spotted by a Redditor, the ESRB has rated Double Fine’s Gang Beasts for Xbox One. Gang Beasts is a multiplayer beat ’em up pa...
ESRB will soon start labeling games with In-Game Purchases
Coming off the tail end of months of controversy surrounding loot boxes in video games after the release of Star Wars Battlefront II, the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has announced that they will add a new label to g...
New ESRB policy hinders indie developers from publishing physical editions of games
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has announced a change to one of its policies that could have a dramatic effect on how many indie games get physical releases in the future. Before this September, developers used to...
The ESRB does not consider loot boxes to be gambling
Loot boxes and microtransactions are a huge point of contention within the gaming community no matter what game they are implemented in. Many accuse developers of being greedy and needlessly affecting the gameplay in order to push...
Microsoft signs up but Apple and Google hold out on Mobile ESRB game age rating
The Wireless Association and the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) have announced a newly-developed rating system, the CTIA Mobile Application Rating System with ESRB which will utilize the well-known and trusted age rati...