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News ELSPA claims BBFC downgraded 22 adult-rated games

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Guest-16, 21 Nov 2008.

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  2. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    Oh noes! Because minors wouldn't get their hand's on those games anyway! Few people actually pay any heed to PEGI ratings anyway, they're not law AFAIK anywhere.
     
  3. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    so which games did they downgrade?
     
  4. Greenie

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    Even if the PEGI ratings were law, it wouldnt stop parents buying the games for their kids.
    I know GAME makes sure you meet the age rating if you want to buy in person but don't look old enough, but you still have others buying the games for them.
     
  5. ChaosDefinesOrder

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    I agree with blademrk, without examples this is pretty meaningless!
     
  6. teamtd11

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    I have had times in the past where they would not sell a game to my brother but if i bought it for him then its fine :clap:
     
  7. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    I remember being 16(1996), walking into a store in Germany, talking to the guy at the counter about indexed games, then buying Quake, which was on the index back then.
    Being indexed in Germany, for those that don't know, means:
    Basically, you're allowed to sell it but only if there are no visual hints anywhere in your store.

    It's really not that hard to buy adult-only games as a kid today.
     
  8. steveo_mcg

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    I think this is a glowing endorsement for why not to have a Europe wide classification bureau. Last thing we in the UK need is the German censors dictating we must have green blood in games etc.

    Although i can see the average daily mail readers head implode if it was suggested. "The Germans agree with us be we can't agree with Europeans, does not compute....."
     
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