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The change was made to better display the information it can provide to parents and the gaming industry.
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Video Standards Council, the organisation in charge of the PEGI rating system for video games, is now known as the Games Rating Authority (GRA).
The change in nomenclature was made to better explain the board’s role to parents and the video game industry.
The site, which has been around since 1989, ranks video games in around 40 European countries.
Director general of the GRA Ian Rice has said, “As computer games continue to move online, it is more vital than ever that parents and carers can find the information they need to make educated choices about the video games their kids play.”
People will know they can trust us for honest suggestions and information on video games if we change our name to reflect what we do.
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