Nintendo blocking PEGI 18+ Wii U content in Europe at certain times

Nintendo of Europe is prohibiting European users from accessing the Wii U’s eShop for games and trailers rated PEGI 18+ between 3:00 and 23:00. Under these circumstances, the four-hour window of 23:00 to 3:00 is the only time users can purchase games like ZombiU or Assassin's Creed III or even view trailers for such games. The story originated from a NeoGAF forum user, which reportedly received an email from Nintendo…

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Switzerland Bans Violent Games

The Swiss National Council has officially enforced a law that will lead to banning of any violent video game. The ruling has not been revealed yet, but it will be confirmed once the Swiss government reveals the requirements. However, the most likeliest series of things to come will be a ban on the distribution, production, and sale of any games that are rated PEGI 16+ and PEGI 18+.    …

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