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1

What does the responsible advertisement policy of PEGI online safety code include?

Ads will:
Represent accurately game content
Will not be offensive
Will be targeted at specific age rating

2

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 )

3

What are the 4 aspects of a game that makes it only suitable for adults?

Sexual violence
Graphic decapitation
Torture
Mass killing of civilians

4

What are the guidelines for a PEGI 18?

Applied when the violence makes the viewer feel a sense of revulsion

5

What are the 8 descriptors which are considered when making a decision about a rating?

Bad language
Discrimination
Drugs
Fear
Gambling
Sex
Violence
Online gameplay

6

Name 3 benefits of gaming

Increases creativity & interaction
Helps social & intellectual development
Develops strategic thinking & problem solving skills

7

When did PEGI ratings become law in the UK?

30ty July 2012

8

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

9

Who regulated this industry before PEGI began in 1992?

BBFC

10

What is VSC?

A non-profit organisation

11

What does VSC stand for?

Video Standards Council

12

What does VSC do?

Checks higher age games such as 12, 16 and 18 against PEGI criteria

13

Which game genre would Assassins Creed 3: Liberation fit into?

Action - adventure

14

What is the main descriptor for the Assassins Creed 3: Liberation PEGI rating?

Violence and online gameplay

15

What does an administrator do?

Runs the business

16

What does NICAM do?

Checks the age 3 and 7 games against PEGI criteria

17

What does NICAM stand for?

Netherlands Institute for the Classification of Audiovisual Media

18

What is ISFE?

A non-profit organisation

19

What does ISFE represent?

The interests of the interactive software sector with regards to the European Union & International organisations

20

Where is ISFE based and where was it established?

Belgium in 1998

21

What does ISFE stand for?

Interactive
Software
Federation of
Europe

22

What is step 1 of the rating process?

Taking into account legal provisions in countries, relating to the content (sex & drugs for example)

23

What is step 2 of the rating process?

Age rating is decided

24

What is step 3 of the rating process?

The PEGI administrator is sent an examination package & they double check the rating

25

What is step 4 of the rating process?

Publisher is given a final age rating for the game

26

What does PEGI stand for?

Pan
European
Game
Information

27

Who are the 2 PEGI administrators?

NICAM
VSC

28

What does the Coherent Privacy Policy Provision of PEGI online safety include?

PEGI license holders must keep any information maintained from subscribers a secret

29

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

30

What dies the Appropriate Reporting Mechanisms Provision of PEGI online safety code include?

There will be ways for gamers to report undesirable content

31

What does the Age Rated Game Content Provision of PEGI online safety code include?

Online game content that has been appropriately rated under the PEGI system (for any European system) will be included in the site