Stories about game ratings from various boards like ESRB, PEGI, and other countries like Australia and Germany

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A figure mysteriously smoldering amid ruins in Final Fantasy 16

Final Fantasy 16 Will Be The Series' Bloodiest, Horniest Game Per ESRB

The official Final Fantasy 16 ESRB rating has been revealed, and it sounds like we're in for a pretty dark time. As has been rumored for some time, FF16's rating reflects its violence, sexual themes…

December 29, 2022 | 09:04 EST

Alex standing in a foggy street in Silent Hill: Homecoming, which won't be the new Silent Hill game (thankfully)

New Silent Hill Game Seemingly Rated In Korea

A Korean ratings board listing has apparently confirmed the existence of a new Silent Hill game of some kind. The rating is for a game titled Silent Hill: The Short Message, although we don't know…

September 26, 2022 | 08:42 EDT

BJ Blazkowicz aiming his gun at an enemy in Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D Available In Germany After 30 Years

Wolfenstein 3D has been classified in Germany for the very first time, finally allowing German gamers to officially experience this influential old-school FPS. Due to its Nazi imagery, the game had…

September 16, 2022 | 11:18 EDT


Inscryption Console Release Leaked by Australian Rating Board

An Inscryption console release is finally coming, with the Australian Rating Board leaking the game's PS4 release. While it's just the PS4 release for now, a wider Inscryption console release…

July 5, 2022 | 11:06 EDT

Resident Evil Reverse Development Stadia PEGI rating cover

Resident Evil Re:Verse Rated for Stadia, Development Still Ongoing

After nearly a year of silence, Resident Evil Re:Verse has been rated for Google Stadia by PEGI -- it looks like this Resident Evil Village multiplayer spinoff is still very much in development.…

May 9, 2022 | 02:41 EDT

The cast of Marvel's Midnight Suns

Marvel's Midnight Suns Rated By Australian Board

Marvel's Midnight Suns has been given a rating by the Australian Classification Board. The rating assesses various factors based on the impact they're likely to have on gamers, and could indicate…

May 4, 2022 | 10:33 EDT

A screenshot of RimWorld with the Australian R18+ classification over the top

RimWorld Unbanned In Australia, Classified R18+

The Australian Classification Board has moved to reclassify RimWorld at R18+. Previously, it was refused classification on both console and PC, but now, a four-person panel has unanimously decided to…

April 20, 2022 | 09:23 EDT

The feline hero walking through a cyberpunk cityscape in Stray

Stray Release Date Could Be Near Following Ratings Leak

A Stray release date could be on the cards soon, if a recent ratings leak is to be believed. A Korean ratings board listing has appeared for the upcoming cyberpunk feline adventure, suggesting that…

April 7, 2022 | 11:36 EDT

RimWorld art with a red circle with line

RimWorld Banned on Steam in Australia

RimWorld was made unavailable for purchase by Australian customers on Steam today. This was announced by a news post on the RimWorld Steam page. According to the post, users who already purchased…

March 5, 2022 | 06:54 EST

A shot of a colony in RimWorld

RimWorld Console Version Leaked By Australian Ban

If you've been hoping for a RimWorld console version, you could be in luck. The Australian ratings board has refused classification for a version of RimWorld listed for "multi platform" media, so…

March 1, 2022 | 09:56 EST

Kris crossing the road in Deltarune

Deltarune Reclassified In Australia Due To "Piss"

A Toby Fox game, which is almost certainly Deltarune, has had its Australian classification changed due to the use of "coarse language". Fox was told that the rating would be updated regarding the…

January 11, 2022 | 10:29 EST