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Suitable for everyone.
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Not recommended for children under 15; may contain material which some children find confusing or upsetting.
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Not recommended for children under 15; may include moderate levels of violence, language or themes.
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Specific provisions - arcade games

Arcade games

The requirements and downloads available from this page apply to arcade games.

Classification markings downloads for arcade games

Please note: artwork can be downloaded from tables below.

For a main title-board a combination box must be placed in the lower left corner of main title board and be clearly legible.

Board type Download consumer advice
Colour board For 1 or 2 lines of consumer advice the text may be 30 point [ZIP 1.95MB]
For 3 or 4 lines of consumer advice the text may be 22 point [ZIP 1.96MB]
For 5 lines of consumer advice the text may be 20 point [ZIP 3.70MB]
Black and white board For 1 or 2 lines of consumer advice the text may be 30 point [ZIP 1.94MB]
For 3 or 4 lines of consumer advice the text may be 22 point [ZIP 1.95MB]
For 5 lines of consumer advice the text may be 20 point [ZIP 3.69MB]

 

For material classified G the markings must be a G combination-style box (recommended as 40 mm high and 124 mm wide).

Board type Download classification symbol
Colour board 40 mm colour classification symbol rectangle or combination-style box [ZIP 706KB]
Black and white board 40 mm mono classification symbol rectangle or combination-style box [ZIP 700KB]

 

General requirements for display, font and legibility of classification markings on arcade games

General provisions are set out in Part 3 of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Markings and Consumer Advice) Determination 2014.

Markings must be displayed

All computer games available for play in a public place must display classification markings (See Section 13 of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Markings and Consumer Advice) Determination 2014.

If it is not practicable to comply with a display requirement, the marking will be taken to comply with the requirement if the marking complies, as nearly as reasonably practicable, with the requirement. (See Section 13(3) of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Markings and Consumer Advice) Determination 2014.

Combination boxes must be displayed in the format as shown in Part 5 of Schedule 1 of the Determination.

Format and legibility

Classification markings on main console title board must be clearly legible (See Section 11 of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Markings and Consumer Advice) Determination 2014.

Markings on the main title board must be placed in the lower left corner of the face. If this is not possible, it should appear as close as practicable to the lower left corner, so that the classification symbol rectangle component of the combination box remains wholly within the left half of the lower third main-title board. (See Section 10 of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Markings and Consumer Advice) Determination 2014.

Markings must be displayed in high contrast to the background. (See Sections 11 and 12 of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Markings and Consumer Advice) Determination 2014.

Coloured markings must be coloured in accordance with CMYK values as listed in Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Determination (See Section 12 of the  Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Markings and Consumer Advice) Determination 2014.

The font of consumer advice within the combination boxes and classification description within the classification description box must be printed in black Universe condensed regular type on a white background. (See Section 12 of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Markings and Consumer Advice) Determination 2014.

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