Will PEGI make it into law this year?
"Complex work is ongoing," insists DCMS; Industry sources hopeful of Christmas resolution
12 years ago
PEGI tipped for September launch, but uncertainty persists
VSC's "best guess" is "early autumn"; BBFC role still under discussion
13 years ago
BBFC to "co-operate fully" with govt decision
But ratings board still believes it's better-placed to deliver on requirements
14 years ago
BBFC/PEGI decision at 3:30pm today?
Digital Britain report set for release this afternoon following Commons statement
Best of 08: Dr Tanya Byron
The author of the videogames ratings review explains her decisions
BBFC downgraded 22 adult-rated games, claims ELSPA
ELSPA releases key findings from Byron consultancy period
As the Byron review consultancy period for age ratings ends, the BBFC and ELSPA discuss their findings
Traffic light ratings to go live this spring
PEGI to drop current imagery in favour of more universal labelling, but UK may not get new ratings at all
BBFC defends itself from latest ELSPA attack
Board rejects claims of not being fit to rate videogames
15 years ago
ELSPA tells Labour: BBFC is not fit for purpose
BBFC is too lenient and downgrades 18-rated games, claims Jackson
Dark Knight rating raises BBFC questions
Furore over film's 12A-rating adds fuel to games ratings debate
Next banned game "could be BioShock 2"
Consultant Scheurer adds that over turning a BBFC ban could put independent developers out of business
ELSPA continues to back PEGI for UK ratings
Body says BBFC will confuse consumers, but welcomes four month public consultation period
BBFC has "significant advantages" over PEGI, says CMS report
Government prefers BBFC for videogame classification duties in the UK, hybrid system with PEGI not workable
Government snubs industry and backs BBFC in ratings debate
Lobbying by ELSPA, Microsoft and other publishers for PEGI support falls flat
BBFC vs PEGI debate rolls on
Film board accuses PEGI of "crying wolf"; ELSPA labels the claim "absurd"
Cooke questions PEGI structure
"It is not clear who PEGI is," says British Board of Film Classification
BBFC hits back at Microsoft and EA
The ratings group says the criticisms levelled at it and the Byron report are unfounded and that the industry has "nothing to fear"
BBFC: Industry shouldn't forget we're pro-games
The censors' director, David Cooke, complains that people forget the BBFC is a pro-games institution
BBFC targets net downloads
BBFC.online is designed to provide a voluntary online classifciation for downloadable content, but won't interfere with online gameplay
BBFC insists it can cope with games ratings
Classification group says it was "bemused" by claims made by industry figures acting as witnesses during a select committee meeting
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