Publishing / Business / Legal

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Guides

Guides, & steps, along with contact information for Games Developers wanting to publish their games digitally up on either EA’s Origin’s Service, or GameStop’s Impulse Service.

Ratings Boards

Globally, there are a number of ratings boards that are generally required for retail distribution or are required by members of certain trade organizations (like the ESA in the United States). In some countries, ratings are legally enforced at a retail level and/or with publishers/developers.

The process of submitting games for ratings varies from territory to territory in terms of necessary materials, costs and effort required. Before embarking upon publishing efforts (including digital distribution) it is advisable to submit for ratings in intended territories of distribution.

Here are some links to the key ones to be aware of:

General Legal Issues

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