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Last Updated: Thursday March 17 2005 18:06 GMT

What about computer games?

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Under the Video Recordings Act, computer games don't have to have an age-rating unless they could be offensive.

The European Leisure Software Publishers' Association (ELSPA) give suggested age-ratings to help shoppers.

Some games that could be seen as offensive are given legal age-ratings by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC).

For example, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, was given an '18' rating by the BBFC.

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