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Violent games are getting kid-friendly ratings on Google Play.

Apr 12 2019

Violent games are getting kid-friendly ratings on Google Play. Games that feature gambling, violence, and other inappropriate material are slipping through the cracks. Why? The International Age Rating Coalition says they’re “not able to monitor every single release,” instead relying on a questionnaire that the game developers themselves fill out. Then, Google Play only reacts to titles once they’re flagged by players—many rack up thousands of downloads first. (gamesindustry.bizWired)