Flashcards in Regulation/PEGI Deck (31):
What does the responsible advertisement policy of PEGI online safety code include?
Represent accurately game content
Will not be offensive
Will be targeted at specific age rating
What does the community standards for online subscribers of PEGI online safety code include?
Subscribers won’t be allowed to introduce or be involved in content online which is illegal or offensive ( etc )
What are the 4 aspects of a game that makes it only suitable for adults?
Mass killing of civilians
What are the guidelines for a PEGI 18?
Applied when the violence makes the viewer feel a sense of revulsion
What are the 8 descriptors which are considered when making a decision about a rating?
Name 3 benefits of gaming
Increases creativity & interaction
Helps social & intellectual development
Develops strategic thinking & problem solving skills
When did PEGI ratings become law in the UK?
30ty July 2012
What were 3 problems with PEGI when it was first launched?
Introduced different age ratings to BBFC
BBFCs ratings were more established so people knew what to expect but with PEGI they didn’t
PEGI ratings weren’t clear what they were referring to
Who regulated this industry before PEGI began in 1992?
What is VSC?
A non-profit organisation
What does VSC stand for?
Video Standards Council
What does VSC do?
Checks higher age games such as 12, 16 and 18 against PEGI criteria
Which game genre would Assassins Creed 3: Liberation fit into?
Action - adventure
What is the main descriptor for the Assassins Creed 3: Liberation PEGI rating?
Violence and online gameplay
What does an administrator do?
Runs the business
What does NICAM do?
Checks the age 3 and 7 games against PEGI criteria
What does NICAM stand for?
Netherlands Institute for the Classification of Audiovisual Media
What is ISFE?
A non-profit organisation
What does ISFE represent?
The interests of the interactive software sector with regards to the European Union & International organisations
Where is ISFE based and where was it established?
Belgium in 1998
What does ISFE stand for?
What is step 1 of the rating process?
Taking into account legal provisions in countries, relating to the content (sex & drugs for example)
What is step 2 of the rating process?
Age rating is decided
What is step 3 of the rating process?
The PEGI administrator is sent an examination package & they double check the rating
What is step 4 of the rating process?
Publisher is given a final age rating for the game
What does PEGI stand for?
Who are the 2 PEGI administrators?
PEGI license holders must keep any information maintained from subscribers a secret
What does the Removal Of Inappropriate Content Provision of PEGI online safety code include?
License holders will make sure that online services under their control are free of content which is illegal, offensive etc
What dies the Appropriate Reporting Mechanisms Provision of PEGI online safety code include?
There will be ways for gamers to report undesirable content