The ESRB Brings You This Unbearably Cute Reminder About Game Ratings

Man, I don't have kids (that I know of) and I'm dawwwwwing all over this PSA that the ESRB just put out. It's a reminder that it can be hard to say no when your kid's so excited for Ninja Attack!, or whatever they're clutching, and you want him or her to be happy. But it's important to read the ratings and use… » 10/29/13 11:30am 10/29/13 11:30am

In College? Make Video Games? You Could Win A Spot At This Year's E3

If you go to school for game design, you might be stoked to hear that the Entertainment Software Association, also known as the ESA, also known as the shadowy masterminds that secretly control the video game industry the people who run E3, just announced a contest for college students in the United States. » 2/04/13 1:00pm 2/04/13 1:00pm

ESRB Opens No-Cost Ratings Service for Digitally Distributed Games

Downloadable games sold through the three console makers' online services will be rated by what the Entertainment Software Ratings Board is calling a "streamlined, no-cost service," in a statement released today by the ESRB. The new "Digital Rating Service" gives developers and publishers access to a "brief but… » 10/24/12 10:00pm 10/24/12 10:00pm

Violent Video Game Legal Battle Could Cost California Another $1.1…

Now that the smoke has cleared and the video game industry stands triumphant over the state of California in the Supreme Court battle over making it a crime to sell violent games to minors, the Entertainment Software Association needs to pay its lawyers. Why hello there, California taxpayers. » 7/25/11 12:20pm 7/25/11 12:20pm