PEGI Triumphs Over The BBFC

The war between the British Board of Film Classification and the Pan-European Game Information system over UK game ratings comes to an end today, with PEGI to act as the UK's sole age rating system. » 6/16/09 12:40pm 6/16/09 12:40pm

ELSPA Celebrates First Anti-Piracy Raid Of 2009

The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association rings in the new year with news of their first anti-piracy raid of 2009, in which they seized computers and more than 1,000 illegally copied games. » 1/09/09 10:20am 1/09/09 10:20am

Mario Kart & Wii Fit Get ELSPA Diamond Awards

Hey, guess what platform exclusive games have sold over a million copies in the UK recently? Why, it's Mario Kart Wii and Wii Fit, of course. » 11/28/08 4:40pm 11/28/08 4:40pm

PEGI Should Be Legal Standard In UK - ELSPA

The consultation period for the UK's Byron Review » 11/21/08 6:20pm 11/21/08 6:20pm into age ratings and the effects of videogames on children has now concluded and the Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA) have presented their report to the UK Government. The 30 page report details the advantages of the PEGI rating system…

ELSPA Introduces Traffic Light Ratings System For Stupid Parents

Responding to Dr., Tanya Byron's findings that parents in the United Kingdom don't seem to be familiar with the PEGI rating symbols, the Entertainment & Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA) are introducing a traffic light system, reasoning that parents know that green means go, yellow means caution, and… » 10/28/08 12:00pm 10/28/08 12:00pm

ELSPA - BBFC Can't Cope With Game Rating

The British Board of Film Classification comes under further fire today as the director general of the Entertainment & Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA) Paul Jackson calls out the organization while addressing the Labour Party Conference in Manchester, England. Jackson, along with just about everyone… » 9/22/08 11:40am 9/22/08 11:40am

British Industry Group Not Impressed With The R4

Enjoying your R4 carts, Britain? I bet you are. Designed as they are to run code on a DS, many use them for homebrew, but some, obviously, also use them to pirate legitimate DS games. And it's those folks attracting the attention of the authorities, spoiling it for everybody else. The ELSPA (Britain's industry body)… » 7/10/08 9:20am 7/10/08 9:20am