::Game Rating Board


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The Game Rating Board (; GRB) is the South Korean video game content rating board. A governmental organization, the GRB rates video games to inform customers of the nature of game contents.

Initially, the Korea Media Rating Board, a governmental organization, rated video games just like other entertainment media. However, a controversy occurred because the Korea Media Rating Board rated an arcade gambling game Sea Story as if it were suitable for everyone, with allegations of misconduct. The Korean government responded to the controversy by creating the GRB in 2006 and making it the only rating organization for rating video games in South Korea.<ref name="OhLarson2011">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

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Game Rating Board sections
Intro   Ratings with Criteria    Content descriptors icons    Quick Facts    See also    References    Website   

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