The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is an American self-regulatory organization that assigns age and content ratings to consumer video games.

This article on The Spinoff certainly made me think of video games in a differently light. While still stuck in Pokémon mode most of this is new to me. Twitch has exposed me new games and the extends companies will go to good or bad, in search of sales. Rosalita

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As it stands only ten games are currently banned from sale in New Zealand but should we be looking at how we censor games with more scrutiny? Oskar Howell writes.

Content warning: Depictions of violence are alluded to in the piece.

One of the first games I seriously played was Grand Theft Auto III. It was one of the better games at the time, and other than Halo: Combat Evolved it was the only game I was serious about beating.

‘Roam the open world, complete the missions and be rewarded for your efforts,’ was the ethos of the game. Grand Theft Auto III was the first of the series to be set in a 3D world, and many consider it to be the first real open-world shooter.

 

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