Nintendo color-codes Mature game boxes to help parents

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  1. EnigmaXtreme
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    [​IMG]

    http://www.siliconera.com/2010/01/21/wii-g...et-black-boxes/
     


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    Meh.

    I'd rather the black boxes for normal games! [​IMG] It looks 'better' then the plain white boxes.
     
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    Cero C isn't that bad (it's overrated), and this is what I expect from America not Japan
     
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    I kind of doubt this will help anyone. If the parent was ignorant enough to buy an M game for their kid they wouldn't care what color box it came in.

    I think it looks better though.
     
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    i agree i want them black boxes all the time. they should use red boxes for mature [​IMG]
     
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    I'm going to colour code every pedo, just to warn parents.

    Back on topic, they don't need to do this, parents can read age ratings, can't they?
     
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    New Super Mario Bros Wii came in a red box
     
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    That's just too funny.
     
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    for germany the usk prints logos on the game boxes which nearly make up 25 percent of the front area of the cases, and the most parents don't care actually, or just don't know what this symbols are meaning. nevertheless, i doubt that this will take any effect on the behavior of parents.
     
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    Chances are the parents won't have a clue what the different colour means anyway. It actually does look better than the plain white boxes.
     
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    I hope it's true for North America too. That black case looks awesome. And give us the Black Wii already, geez.
     
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    lol stupid parents are stupid.

    Still the box is awesome.

    Hope parents don't go around saying," then what's the RED box mean?"
     
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    How would the parent be able to tell the difference between the black Gamecube box and the M Wii box?
     
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    Oh how pathetic, how utterly freaking pathetic! [​IMG]

    Are parents and/or people to ignorant or lazy to look at the ratings logo, which may I add is extremely obvious on any game box!

    Now we have to make it easier (More like Lazier [​IMG] ) for them because they can't take the 5-15 seconds to look at the rating logo, and look at the contents on the back/front next to that rating logo, by color coding the boxes!

    Oh wait I forgot, this won't solve anything. People will still continue to ignore the box color and the ESRB/CERO/Whatever it is in your country, and will then be stunned at how graphic Grand Theft Mario is and will demand that Nintendo not sell it anymore, or release a patch making every gun turn into a watergun which when a person is hit by they smile and pick flowers instead.

    Good freaking lord....I think a huge part of my faith in society worldwide has just died. I almost wonder if it was there to begin with.

    I need to take this rage thats building up in me on something [​IMG]
     
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    Meh, white was a pussy color anyway. The black looks so awesome.

    Still, Ninty, these games are already selling badly. At least let a few gullible parents buy them.
     
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    Which parent acuatually looks at the rating of a video game anymore?
     
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    Yes parents will remain as ignorant as ever, but occasionally one might ask why this case is a different color than all the others.
    Then the clerk will have to tell them it signifies the game is Mature.
    So I think it will help a little.
     
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    Wow, Box is looking great.
     
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    Plenty, they'll acknowledge it, and proceed to ignore it because they know their child will just play the games at their friends house anyway.

    If you ask me, that too is bad parenting practice, because you're failing to teach your child about taboo.
     
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    if you ask me ratings are a big waste of time these days only about 2% of people actually abide by them! [​IMG]
     

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