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ESRB to start labeling physical games with in-game purchases

Finally getting off their asses and doing something about the rampant problem of runaway in-game purchases, the Electronic Software Rating Board announced today that they will begin to label physical releases of games that contain in-game p...

 
 
 
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State of Decay 2 is still on for a spring release

Along with Sea of Thieves (and let's be honest, plenty more PUBG), State of Decay 2 is one of the cooperative games I'm most looking forward to this year. Undead Labs and Microsoft Studios have been fairly quiet about the zombie survival ga...

 
 
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Splasher is back on the Nintendo Switch eShop

If you caught Kevin's review of Splasher and thought it sounded like the sort of platformer you'd dig on Nintendo Switch -- I mean, he scored it a nine outta ten! -- then here's a double dose of good news. First, the game is back on the eSh...

 
 
 
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PEGI can't determine if loot boxes are gambling

Loot boxes are...a thing. A thing that has become a big problem in recent years due to their gradual advance into AAA titles that gamers have already paid a hefty chunk of change for. It started out okay enough; loot boxes were confined to ...

 
 
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Loot boxes aren't considered gambling, claims ESRB

The first major appearance of loot boxes in the western marketplace was in September 2010, when Valve transitioned Team Fortress 2 from a pay-once model to a free-to-play model. Players could earn "crates" that could be opened with purchasa...

 
 
 
 
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The formation of the ESRB makes for a cool story

Gaming, as it is today, is fairly open to creative ideas. There are no real limits on the stuff people can make and that is good. No one benefits from media that censors important subjects, even if gaming tends to muck up the subject materi...

 
 
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Gal Gun: Double Peace rated 'E' for 'Sexual Content'

Gal Gun: Double Peace is a new PS4 and Vita title the ESRB describes as an adventure game where, after the protagonist is struck by cupid's arrow, players must "fend off female characters," who are often depicted "wearing revealing outfits"...

 
 
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The US box art for Persona 5 has less cleavage than Japan's

[Update: Atlus has addressed the box art situation here and here.] Today the North American release date of Persona 5 was announced with images of the localized box art in tow, to which there were some minor changes. The cat-like creat...

 
 
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BioShock Collection has now turned up on ESRB website

The ESRB is the latest ratings body to provide details on the as-yet unannounced BioShock Collection compilation.  The American ratings board describes the release as a “collection of three first-person shooters in which players ...

 
 
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The ESRB has rated Super Mario Galaxy for Wii U

If an ESRB rating found by Nintendo Life is to be believed, it looks like Super Mario Galaxy is coming to the Wii U. Don't get too excited, because it's more than likely that this won’t be a remake or an HD remastering. If it was, it ...

 
 
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ESRB lists The Talos Principle for Xbox One

Though The Talos Principle released late last year, its particular brand of philosophy and puzzle-solving tickled Darren's scientific fancy. He's even said that it might end up on his personal Game of the Year list. If you haven't...

 
 
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Halo 5 first game in series rated T for Teen

[Header image from DeviantArt artist Lazeedog.] Great news, teens: you can buy Halo 5: Guardians without an adult as the ESRB has rated it T for Teen, making it the first core game in the series not rated M for Mature. The ESRB's ...

 
 
 
 
 
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ESRB rates Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 for PS3

Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 might just be the next Atlus classic to manifest on PlayStation 3, an ESRB rating for the RPG suggests. The news shouldn't come as a total surprise. A sizable portion of the Japanese studio's PS...

 
 
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Atlus' baby-making RPG earns an 'M' rating from ESRB

Atlus' upcoming Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita role-playing rendezvous, Conception II: Children of the Stars has been rated 'Mature" by the ESRB.  The M rating lists “Fantasy Violence, Language, Mild Blood,...

 
 
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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes rated Mature

Back in the day, we used to regularly post ESRB rating summaries that were humorous in their dry delivery or were otherwise notable. The listing for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has sparked discussion for its "Sexual Violence" content ...

 
 




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dephoenix

#Crossovertoid

 
ChandlerS04

Alright lets get down to soundtracks! Legend of Mana, Castlevania Chronicles and Bloodlines, Chrono Cross, FFT, Dissidia, III, V, and XI, Ocarina of time, Breath of Fire II and III, Arc the Lad, SaGa Frontier II, Front Mission, and What else?

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

He truly was a

 
Soulbow

Hey Im super excited youre getting married and But why arent we playing Siege right now?

 
ChandlerS04

I had no idea the Sonic CD JP tracks were different until I watched a youtube I gave it a listen and while the US tracks are darker, something about the jazziness of the

 
Rudorlf

From the company that brought you the functional giant NES controller/coffee I cant tell if this is a total waste of resources, or the dumbest thing Ive ever interested

 
absolutfreak

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Gajknight

Cool Cat Saves the Kids is genuinely one of the funniest films Ive ever Right up there with Birdemic and Cant wait for the sequel; Cool Cat Stops a School Shooting (not even a

 
SkeleDent

When GPU manufacturers become sick of your bitcoin

 
Parismio

The new pictures of the live adaptation of Monster Hunter be like:

 
 

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