Australian Classification Board

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Australian Classification Board General Icon General
The content is very mild in impact.

The G classification is suitable for everyone. G products may contain classifiable elements such as language and themes that are very mild in impact. However, some G-classified computer games may contain content that is not of interest to children.
Australian Classification Board Parental Guidance Icon Parental Guidance
The content is mild in impact.

The impact of PG (Parental Guidance) classified computer games should be no higher than mild, but they may contain content that children find confusing or upsetting and may require the guidance of parents and guardians. They may, for example, contain classifiable elements such as language and themes that are mild in impact. It is not recommended for viewing or playing by persons under 15 without guidance from parents or guardians.
Australian Classification Board Mature Icon Mature
The content is moderate in impact.

Computer games classified M (Mature) contain content of a moderate impact and are recommended for teenagers aged 15 years and over. Children under 15 may legally access this material because it is an advisory category. However, M classified computer games may include classifiable elements such as violence and nudity of moderate impact that are not recommended for children under 15 years. Parents and guardians may need to find out more about the computer game's specific content, before deciding whether the material is suitable for their child.
Australian Classification Board Restricted Icon Restricted
The content is strong in impact.

MA 15+ classified material contains strong content and is legally restricted to persons 15 years and over. It may contain classifiable elements such as sex scenes and drug use that are strong in impact.

A person may be asked to show proof of their age before hiring or purchasing an MA 15+ computer game. Children under the age of 15 may not legally watch, buy or hire MA 15+ classified material unless they are in the company of a parent or adult guardian.

The guardian must be an adult exercising parental control over the person under 15 years of age. The guardian needs to be 18 years or older.
Australian Classification Board Restricted Icon Restricted
The content is high in impact.

R 18+ material is legally restricted to adults. Such material may contain classifiable elements such as sex scenes and drug use that are high in impact. Some material classified R18+ may be offensive to sections of the adult community. A person may be asked for proof of their age before purchasing, hiring or viewing R18+ computer games.

Classificação Indicativa

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Classificação Indicativa Livre Icon Livre
O conteúdo é adequado a todas as idades. Por vezes pode apresentar algum elemento de muito baixo impacto, como violência infantilizada.
Classificação Indicativa 10 anos Icon 10 anos
O conteúdo pode apresentar algum impacto, especialmente em crianças pequenas. Podem aparecer xingamentos leves, armas, lutas sem sangue, cenas de terror, referências a álcool e cigarro e/ou uso medicinal de drogas ilícitas.
Classificação Indicativa 12 anos Icon 12 anos
O conteúdo apresenta impacto leve. Podem aparecer xingamentos, linguagem de conteúdo sexual, ferimentos, lutas com sangue e/ou consumo de álcool e cigarro.
Classificação Indicativa 14 anos Icon 14 anos
O conteúdo apresenta impacto moderado. Podem aparecer mortes, erotização, nudez, e/ou insinuação do uso de drogas ilícitas.
Classificação Indicativa 16 anos Icon 16 anos
O conteúdo apresenta impacto moderado. Podem aparecer violência forte e frequente, mutilação, tortura, relações sexuais e/ou uso de drogas ilícitas.
Classificação Indicativa 18 anos Icon 18 anos
O conteúdo apresenta alto impacto. Podem aparecer sadismo e crueldade, apologia à violência ou ao uso de drogas e/ou relação sexual explícita.

ESRB

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ESRB EVERYONE Icon EVERYONE
Content is generally suitable for all ages. May contain minimal cartoon, fantasy or mild violence and/or infrequent use of mild language.
ESRB EVERYONE 10+ Icon EVERYONE 10+
Content is generally suitable for ages 10 and up. May contain more cartoon, fantasy or mild violence, mild language and/or minimal suggestive themes.
ESRB TEEN Icon TEEN
Content is generally suitable for ages 13 and up. May contain violence, suggestive themes, crude humor, minimal blood, simulated gambling and/or infrequent use of strong language.
ESRB MATURE 17+ Icon MATURE 17+
Content is generally suitable for ages 17 and up. May contain intense violence, blood and gore, sexual content and/or strong language.
ESRB ADULTS ONLY 18+ Icon ADULTS ONLY 18+
Content suitable only for adults ages 18 and up. May include prolonged scenes of intense violence, graphic sexual content and/or gambling with real currency.

PEGI

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PEGI 3 Icon PEGI 3
The content of apps with this rating is considered suitable for all age groups. Some violence in a comical context (typically cartoonlike - Bugs Bunny or Tom & Jerry - forms of violence) is acceptable. A child should not be able to associate the character on the screen with real life characters, they should be distinctly fantasy. The app should not contain any sounds or pictures that are likely to scare young children. No bad language should be heard.
PEGI 7 Icon PEGI 7
Any app that would normally be rated at 3 but contains some scenes or sounds that can possibly be frightening for children may be considered suitable in this category. There can only be very mild violence in a PEGI 7 app, like implied violence or non-detailed, non-realistic violence.
PEGI 12 Icon PEGI 12
Games or apps that show violence of a slightly more graphic nature towards fantasy characters, or non-graphic violence towards human-looking characters or animals would fall in this age category, as well as nudity of a slightly more graphic nature and simulated gambling. Any bad language in this category must be mild and fall short of sexual expletives.
PEGI 16 Icon PEGI 16
Once the depiction of violence or sexual activity reaches a stage that looks the same as would be expected in real life, this rating is applied. Stronger inappropriate language, encouraging the use of tobacco or drugs and depicting criminal activities can be content of apps that are rated 16.
PEGI 18 Icon PEGI 18
The adult classification is applied when the level of violence reaches a stage where it becomes a depiction of gross violence and/or includes elements of specific types of violence (motiveless killing, violence towards defenceless characters or sexual violence). It may also include graphic sexual content, discrimination or the glamorisation of illegal drugs use.
PEGI EXC Icon PARENTAL GUIDANCE RECOMMENDED
Apps do not always have predefined content that can be classified beforehand. Certain apps function as portals (e.g. to stream content), offering a broad, variable range of content from which consumers can choose. For these apps, we use the parental guidance icon, alerting parents that the app may provide access to content that is not appropriate for their child, although other, age-appropriate content may also be available, depending on the selection of the user.

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USK

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USK ab 0 Jahren Icon USK ab 0 Jahren
Bei Spielen und Apps ab 0 Jahren handelt es sich generell um Inhalte ohne Beeinträchtigungspotential. Dabei können sich diese sowohl direkt an Kinder und Jugendliche, als auch an erwachsene Nutzer richten. Beispielsweise Dienstprogramme, Kataloge oder Tools im Allgemeinen fallen üblicherweise unter diese Kategorie, ebenso soziale Netzwerke, in denen nutzergenerierte Inhalte überprüft, gefiltert oder moderiert werden.
USK ab 6 Jahren Icon USK ab 6 Jahren
Produkte in dieser Alterskategorie können Elemente enthalten, die für Vorschulkinder möglicherweise verstörend wirken können. Vereinzelte unheimliche Momente, eine niedrige Häufung von Schimpfworten oder leichte erotische Anspielungen sind dabei denkbar. Sind Gewaltdarstellungen vorhanden, so bleibt deren Gestaltung stets abstrakt und vermittelt sich nicht als bestimmend für das Produkt. Spiele in dieser Alterskategorie sind durchaus als familienfreundlich zu bezeichnen, fallen aber bereits spannender und wettkampfbetonter aus.
USK ab 12 Jahren Icon USK ab 12 Jahren
Produkte dieser Kategorie können durch ängstigende Inhalte, kurze Schockmomente, selten vorkommende explizite Sprache, sexuelle Inhalte oder vereinzelte Gewaltdarstellungen beeinträchtigend für jüngere Kinder sein. Spiele in diesem Bereich können bereits deutlich kampfbetonter oder hektischer ausfallen, bieten durch ihren fiktiven Kontext jedoch ausreichend Distanzierungsmöglichkeiten. Bitte achten Sie darauf, dass in Sozialen Netzwerken oder auf Plattformen, die von Nutzern hinzugefügten Inhalte auch trotz möglicher Maßnahmen der Anbieter die Jugendschutzrelevanz erhöhen können.
USK ab 16 Jahren Icon USK ab 16 Jahren
Realistisch anmutende Gewaltdarstellungen, eine Anhäufung von Schock- und Horrorelementen, explizite Sprache oder Produkte mit erotischem oder sexuellem Fokus fallen unter diese Kategorie. Zu den Spielegenres zählen Action Adventures, militärische Strategiespiele und Shooter.
USK ab 18 Jahren Icon USK ab 18 Jahren
Deutliche und realistische Gewaltdarstellungen sind bei diesen Spielen und Apps der häufigste Grund für eine fehlende Jugendfreigabe, jedoch können auch andere Aspekte wie beispielsweise die unreflektierte Darstellung von Drogenkonsum zu dieser Einstufung führen. Spiele thematisieren nahezu ausschließlich gewalthaltige Konzepte, die bei vielen Aufgaben im Vordergrund stehen.

IARC Generic

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