Fear, panic and Legislation: how a handful of games created age restrictions on games

Violence and sexual imagery have been common place in modern video-games, with titles such as Grand Theft Auto and Hitman giving the player all kinds of masochistic freedom. However, this was not always so in gaming, the ESRB (Entertainment Software Ratings Board), was born out of not only controversy but the desire not to be censored. The story starts in the early 90s with the … Continue reading Fear, panic and Legislation: how a handful of games created age restrictions on games