You can always check the rating of a certain game in the search bar at the top of this page.The content of games with a PEGI 3 rating is considered suitable for all age groups.Parental control tools allow parents to protect their children's privacy and online safety according to various parameters.They can select which games children are allowed to play (based on the PEGI age ratings), limit and monitor their online spending, control access to internet browsing and online interaction (chat), and set the amount of time children can spend playing games.The use of bad language in games with a PEGI 16 rating can be more extreme, while games of chance, and the use of tobacco, alcohol or illegal drugs can also be present.The adult classification is applied when the level of violence reaches a stage where it becomes a depiction of gross violence, apparently motiveless killing, or violence towards defenceless characters.
Gambling as it is normally carried out in real life in casinos or gambling halls can also be present (e.g.
The glamorisation of the use of illegal drugs and explicit sexual activity should also fall into this age category. This descriptor can be found on games with a PEGI 12 (mild swearing), PEGI 16 (e.g.
sexual expletives or blasphemy) or PEGI 18 rating (e.g. The game contains depictions of ethnic, religious, nationalistic or other stereotypes likely to encourage hatred.
Very mild forms of violence (implied, non-detailed, or non-realistic violence) are acceptable for a game with a PEGI 7 rating.
Video games that show violence of a slightly more graphic nature towards fantasy characters or non-realistic violence towards human-like characters would fall in this age category.
The game contains elements that encourage or teach gambling.