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  • Some of the most thought-provoking game design is currently in Mature-rated games (similar to R-rated movies).

    Virtual violence is free speech

  • Based on Robert E. Howard's fantasy fiction, the "Mature" - rated Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures lets characters choose from one of 12 classes, master might or magic, and set out in a huge world to accomplish missions, band with other players and gain skill points to become the ultimate warrior.

    'Age of Conan' makes massive entrance into MMORPGs

  • According to the results of a new "Mystery Shopper" campaign by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), kids under 17 years of age were turned away 80% of the time when trying to purchase or rent a "Mature" - rated video game.

    Gaming retailers improve at denying underage buyers

  • In this unique "Mature" - rated adventure, players step into the shoes of a private eye, Fred Neuman, who awakens at the beginning of the game to find out he was murdered – but brought back to life with the help of a mad scientist.

    Ever wake up with ‘bed head’? How about ‘dead head’? | Sync Blog

  • The "mystery shopper" study involved sending 13- to 16-year-olds to more than 250 retail stores across the U.S. to see if retailers would sell them "Mature"-rated video games.

    Fewer kids get hands on M-rated games | Sync Blog

  • Mature, that is, if you discount his marriage to Donna Hanover.

    Periscope

  • While not very original, this "Mature"-rated thriller delivers the goods - especially for fans of similar games like

    USATODAY.com News

  • The restructure will create a stand-alone, internally managed entity termed Mature MIG, which will hold the firm's 30 per cent interest in the fund's $3.28 billion crown jewel, the

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • In case you haven’t played this "Mature"-rated game, therefore not recommended for players under 17 years of age, you play as Niko Bellic, an Eastern European immigrant who was lured to America by his scheming cousin, but soon discovers the streets are not paved with gold as promised.

    ‘Grand Theft Auto IV’ breaks game sales record | Sync Blog

  • I thought it was a great post, but I think you took too long to get to the purely semantic issue of "Mature" meaning "sexy times and cursing" and "Mature" meaning "post-adolescent," since that double-meaning seems to be the main stumbling block of any conversation of this sort.

    Speaking Of Maturity

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