VIDEO INDUSTRY WORKING ON GAME RATING SYSTEM

LAS VEGAS -- Facing pressure from the U.S. Senate, an industry coalition put the development of a universal rating system for video games on a fast track on Jan. 8 during the Winter Consumer Electronics Show here.Four sessions will be held before June to work out a system for advising consumers on the level of violence, sexual content and strong language in games, said Mark Traphagen, staff counsel

LAS VEGAS -- Facing pressure from the U.S. Senate, an industry coalition put the development of a universal rating system for video games on a fast track on Jan. 8 during the Winter Consumer Electronics Show here.

Four sessions will be held before June to work out a system for advising consumers on the level of violence, sexual content and strong language in games, said Mark Traphagen, staff counsel for the Software Publishers Association, Washington. SPA is coordinating the effort, w

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