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2011-06-07 09:03:00

Report Finds More Women, Adults Play Games WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 72 percent of American households play video games and 82 percent of gamers are adults according to new research released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).

2010-06-15 08:00:00

New Report Shows 67 Percent of U.S.

2009-12-03 11:48:00

Report Recognizes Leadership in Consumer Disclosure, Retail Compliance, and Enforcement of Responsible Marketing Practices WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

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2008-10-28 15:10:38

The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELPSA) is proposing a new “traffic-light” system to address the ongoing games rating controversy. The new solution would augment and improve ELPSA’s voluntary ratings code, the organization said.

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2008-07-31 15:05:19

The British government said on Thursday that Britain could give all computer games cinema-style age ratings to protect children from increasingly realistic and violent titles.

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2006-05-04 19:56:09

"The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion" video game will not be recalled, but will be relabeled to reflect a stricter "mature" industry rating, Bethesda Softworks, the game's developer and co-publisher said in a statement on Thursday.

2006-01-27 18:11:24

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The city of Los Angeles has sued Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. for selling pornographic video games to children with its best-selling game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas," which last year was found to have hidden sex scenes.

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2005-09-09 19:06:06

California lawmakers have approved a bill that would ban the sale of violent video game to minors, but Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has not yet taken a position on the legislation, his office said on Friday.

2005-07-15 02:35:01

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - Two high-profile U.S. senators, Joseph Lieberman and Hillary Rodham Clinton, are incensed over pornographic content "hidden" in the popular video game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas," and are demanding action from either the government or the game's maker.

2005-07-09 06:40:34

By Lisa Baertlein SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The industry group that sets ratings for video games is probing whether hidden features within the blockbuster title "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" allows players to make their characters engage in simulated explicit sex acts.


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coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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