A history date in UK videogame history, the PEGI rating has become a UK law which will make it illegal for retailers to sell mature age-rated games to children below 12. However, Eidos life president Ian Livingstone is still putting the onus on parents to control their children's gaming habits.
In an interview spot on Sky News, Livingstone reassured that the passing of PEGI into law was "driven by the games industry,” and that PEGI wasn't "forced upon them.”
“You should take responsibility as a parent, and as a guardian,” he went on to warn. “These are simply a guideline.as most of the content you see today is also online."
Almost all online interactions are unrated due to the unpredictability of other users' language and behavior.
PEGI becomes UK law, Eidos advises parental responsibility
30 July 2012 | By JonahFalcon