Violent Video Game Sales Guidelines Recommended For U.S. Retailers
Inconsistencies Seen in Efforts to Prevent Sales to Minors of M-rated Games; Proposed Guidelines Show Industry a Path to Protecting Children and Serving Parents
Tri-State CRI members are among the members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) who have developed recommended guidelines for U.S. retailers to keep “Mature” (M)-rated video games out of the hands of youths. The new guidelines arrive among continuing concerns that retailers have not done enough to prevent sales to minors of video games containing graphic violence, strong sexual content and racist themes.