Tag Archives: bbfc
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 01:25 BST
Just how long can you sit quietly in your chair watching the cast of Resident Evil 6 get on with it? Over four hours, apparently.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 09:28 BST
With PEGI about to take over full-time compulsory game ratings in the UK, Video Standards Council boss Laurie Hall, the man in charge of implementing PEGI in Britain, has said its system will be stricter that the BBFC ratings currently in place.
Fri, Jun 15, 2012 | 13:59 BST
A listing for Bioshock Ultimate Rapture Edition cropped up on the British Board of Film Classification, before being removed, Eurogamer is reporting. The bundle includes both Bioshock and Bioshock 2, along with all previously released DLC and has been handed a mature, 18+ rating. There’s currently no word on platforms, release date or price but we’ve contacted publisher 2K for further details.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 | 07:41 BST
After literally years of delays, the UKIE hopes Britain’s dual games rating system will be supplanted by the pan-European PEGI by the end of next month.
Fri, May 04, 2012 | 17:42 BST
The British Board of Film Classification has rated Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition, which the site states will be made available on June 30. The classification fails to note whether the existing DLC will be included, but it’s safe to assume it will following the footsteps of previous releases and include all the available goodies. Deep Silver has yet to announce a GOTY edition of the title, but we’ll ask about it. Thanks, Siliconera.
Tue, Jul 19, 2011 | 19:40 BST
Sony hasn’t said much regarding its God of War: Origins collection since E3, but today the BBFC has listed the collection, which includes Chains of Olympus, Ghost of Sparta, and a God of War documentary. Called the God of War Collection Volume II, which is likely its European title. It is, of course, rated 18 and was classified as of this morning. It’s set for a September release.
The body has also apparently handed Resistance 3 an 18 rating, as if you were expecting 12 or something. Resistance 3 is also out in September for PS3.
Tue, Jun 28, 2011 | 14:45 BST
The BBFC’s fully rated Gears of War 3, saying that the cut-scenes in its campaign will last 90 minutes throughout. The game, which has unsurprisingly been given an 18, adds – shock – that it contains “strong bloody violence,” but no cuts were made. And that’s that.
The final part in Marcus Fenix’s story releases worldwide on September 20.
Mon, Mar 28, 2011 | 22:04 BST
Tue, Mar 22, 2011 | 18:38 GMT
The BBFC has given its final rating for EA’s upcoming sequel to American McGee’s Alice, saying it’ll have a 15 certificate when it releases in the UK.
Tue, Mar 15, 2011 | 15:24 GMT
The BBFC’s rated both Grasshopper’s Shadows of the Damned and Gearbox’s Duke Nukem Forever for the UK. For the Suda and Mikami-made horror, it got an 18 with no cuts made. Cut scenes in the game are up to a combined 64 minutes. DNF, meanwhile, was also given an 18 with no cuts made. Cut scenes in-game altogether will run under 20 minutes.
Both games are out in May and June.
Tue, Feb 01, 2011 | 17:21 GMT
A recent BBFC listing for Yakuza 4 has shown the title will feature six hours worth of cut-scenes.
Thu, Jan 27, 2011 | 13:04 GMT
It’s been reported that the full implementation of PEGI as the sole age ratings body in the UK has been delayed until fall at the latest.
Tue, Jan 25, 2011 | 09:59 GMT
The BBFC’s classified Dragon Age 2 with an 18 rating for its UK release. The title has a 103 minutes of cut-scenes and passed with no cuts made.
The BioWare RPG’s out in the UK on March 11 for PS3, 360 and PC.
Mon, Jan 17, 2011 | 18:34 GMT
The BBFC’s given a 15 rating for upcoming Kaos shooter Homefront. The game passed with no cuts made to it, and will feature 46 minutes worth of cut-scenes.
The game’s out in March for PS3, 360 and PC.
Thu, Jan 13, 2011 | 06:02 GMT
The UK’s Board of Film Classification has awarded Guerilla Games’ Killzone 3 a rating of 18, for “strong bloody violence and strong language” found in the 70 minutes of submitted cutscenes. Too bloody right, mate.
Tue, Nov 02, 2010 | 11:48 GMT
The BBFC’s just listed the classification rating for Call of Duty: Black Ops, giving it an 18.
Wed, Jul 14, 2010 | 17:04 BST
The BBFC’s given OTT Sega actioner Vanquish a 15 rating in the UK.
Thu, Mar 18, 2010 | 19:30 GMT
The BBFC’s put a 15 rating on Remedy thriller Alan Wake in the UK.
Tue, Jan 19, 2010 | 15:11 GMT