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Resident Evil 6 has at least 255 minutes of cutscene

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.

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  • VSC: "PEGI is stricter than the BBFC"

    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.

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  • Bioshock Ultimate Rapture Edition on its way

    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 […]

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  • UKIE hedges July 23 PEGI introduction

    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.

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  • BBFC lists Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition for June 30 release

    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 […]

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  • BBFC rates Resistance 3, God of War Collection Vol. II

    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 […]

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  • BBFC: Gears 3 cut-scenes to last 90 minutes

    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 […]

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  • SSFIV: Arcade Edition outed by BBFC

    The BBFC has rated the Arcade Edition of Super Street Fighter IV as a 15, listing a June 24 release date.

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  • Alice: Madness Returns rated for the UK

    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.

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  • Shadows of the Damned, Duke Nukem Forever rated by BBFC

    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 […]

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  • BBFC: Yakuza 4 has 6 hours of cut-scenes

    A recent BBFC listing for Yakuza 4 has shown the title will feature six hours worth of cut-scenes.

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  • PEGI UK age rating implementation delayed until September

    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.

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  • Dragon Age 2 given BBFC 18 rating

    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.

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  • Homefront gets BBFC 15 rating

    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.

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  • Killzone 3 rated 18 by BBFC, contains at least 70 mins of cutscene

    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.

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  • Black Ops gets 18 rating from BBFC

    The BBFC’s just listed the classification rating for Call of Duty: Black Ops, giving it an 18.

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  • Vanquish gets BBFC 15 rating

    The BBFC’s given OTT Sega actioner Vanquish a 15 rating in the UK.

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  • Alan Wake gets UK 15

    The BBFC’s put a 15 rating on Remedy thriller Alan Wake in the UK.

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  • BBFC: Heavy Rain warrants 15 rating despite heavy adult themes

    The British Board of Film Classification has said that, despite Heavy Rain depicting child murder, a serial killer and prostitution, it still warrants a 15 rating.

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  • Resident Evil 6 has at least 255 minutes of cutscene

    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.

  • VSC: “PEGI is stricter than the BBFC”

    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.

  • Bioshock Ultimate Rapture Edition on its way

    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 […]

  • UKIE hedges July 23 PEGI introduction

    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.

  • BBFC lists Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition for June 30 release

    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 […]

  • BBFC rates Resistance 3, God of War Collection Vol. II

    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 […]

  • BBFC: Gears 3 cut-scenes to last 90 minutes

    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 […]

  • SSFIV: Arcade Edition outed by BBFC

    The BBFC has rated the Arcade Edition of Super Street Fighter IV as a 15, listing a June 24 release date.

  • Alice: Madness Returns rated for the UK

    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.

  • Shadows of the Damned, Duke Nukem Forever rated by BBFC

    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 […]

  • BBFC: Yakuza 4 has 6 hours of cut-scenes

    A recent BBFC listing for Yakuza 4 has shown the title will feature six hours worth of cut-scenes.

  • PEGI UK age rating implementation delayed until September

    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.

  • Dragon Age 2 given BBFC 18 rating

    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.

  • Homefront gets BBFC 15 rating

    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.

  • Killzone 3 rated 18 by BBFC, contains at least 70 mins of cutscene

    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.

  • Dead Space 2 gets BBFC 18 rating

    Shock.

  • Black Ops gets 18 rating from BBFC

    The BBFC’s just listed the classification rating for Call of Duty: Black Ops, giving it an 18.

  • Vanquish gets BBFC 15 rating

    The BBFC’s given OTT Sega actioner Vanquish a 15 rating in the UK.

  • Alan Wake gets UK 15

    The BBFC’s put a 15 rating on Remedy thriller Alan Wake in the UK.

  • BBFC: Heavy Rain warrants 15 rating despite heavy adult themes

    The British Board of Film Classification has said that, despite Heavy Rain depicting child murder, a serial killer and prostitution, it still warrants a 15 rating.

  • Heavy Rain rated 15 by the BBFC

    The BBFC‘s listed Heavy Rain as a classified 15.

  • BBFC outs Sonic Collection, may release for PS3 or DS

    The British Board of Film Classification has outed a Sonic Collection for possibly Blu-ray or DS. Called the Sonic Classic Collection, it contains the original title, Sonic 2, Sonic 3, and Sonic & Knuckles and its subsequent “collaborations” with Sonic 2 and 3. Also contained within it is a Sonic image gallery and a “History […]

  • BioShock 2 gets BBFC 18

    The BBFC’s rated BioShock 2 as an 18. Not the most shocking thing in the world. The game “contains strong bloody violence and very strong language,” as you already know. BioShock 2 will release in “early 2010″.

  • Assassin’s Creed II rated 15 by BBFC

    The BBFC’s rated Assassin’s Creed II a 15. The game was made with no cuts, but info did reveal that the game will contain over three hours worth of cut-scenes in the game. A minute and a half is put aside for a  trailer of Avatar: The Game. ACII is out on November 20 for […]

  • Modern Warfare 2 rated 18 by BBFC

    Modern Warfare 2 has been given an 18 by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). It had a TBC 18 slapped on display boxarts for retailers, but now it is indeed confirmed. The game passed certification without any cuts. It’s also the first COD game to be given an 18. World at War was […]

  • Dead Space: Extraction gets a BBFC 18

    The BBFC’s given Dead Space: Extraction an 18, as you can see here. No cuts were made for UK release, and the game contains “strong bloody violence and strong language,” according to the UK ratings body. Keep everything crossed against the mature-games-don’t-sell-on-Wii-naysayers, innit. It’s out in October. Thanks, GoNintendo.

  • Three Men have PEGI ratings power, and GTA IV has a meth recipe

    It looks as through three men will be the sole power behind rating games with the new PEGI system in the UK, reports The Times. Mike Rawlinson, the director-general of ELSPA, says that the three men in the Video Standards Council are “very skilled in their work” and despite BBFC advocates saying otherwise, the PEGI […]

  • BBFC says it can do a better job than PEGI on game ratings

    British Board of Film Classification director David Cooke says that the regulating body could do a better job than PEGI. His comment stems from the announcement that PEGI is now the sole games ratings board for UK. “The BBFC has always supported PEGI and wished it well, but it continues to believe that it satisfies […]

  • BBFC/PEGI decision coming this afternoon

    The release of today’s Digital Britain report will reveal how games are to be rated in the UK. The tussle between the BBFC and PEGI is expected to be fully resolved this afternoon. Watch from 3.30pm onwards. If UK games ratings float your boat, obviously. Thanks, deftangel.

  • Activision confirms EU and US release dates for Prototype

    Activision confirmed today that Radical’s open-world, shape-shifting action game, Prototype, will ship on June 5 and 9 in Europe and North America respectively. The title has passed inspection without any cuts from the BBFC for an 18 rating (thanks, deftangel), while the ESRB has handed it an M for Mature. Did we expect anything less? […]