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Game Rating & Administration Committee (KO) (abbreviated as GRAC) is a governmental video game regulator for South Korea, which rates video games according to what age of audience they're the most appropriate for to inform customers upon purchase of video games released in the country.

The organisation was originally founded in 2005 as Game Rating Board, to provide an exclusive system for rating video games alongside the government's existing media board. It was later amended in 2013 with its current title, but otherwise carried on operating the same way.

Ratings

(The descriptions are taken from the organisation's website)

Icon Description Examples
GRB All

All

The game offers educational, or cultivating moral character and sentiments for children.

  • The content of the game has no representation of anti-societal idea distortion or profanity of religion and public morals that harm children emotionally and physically;
  • The content and motif of the game have no representation of obscenity, violence, or reproduction of gambling spirit that harms children at all.

Tomodachi Life

GRB 12

12+

The game has representations of anti-societal idea, distortion or profanity of religion and public morals that would be harmful to children under 12.

  • The content and motif of the game has representations of obscenity, violence, and reproduction of gambling spirit that would be harmful to children under 12;
  • Contains slight level of sexuality, violence, improper language etc.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

GRB 15

15+

The game has representations of anti-societal idea, distortion or profanity of religion and public morals that would be harmful to children under 15.

  • The content and motif of the game have representations of obscenity, violence, speculation, etc that would be harmful to children under 15;
  • Contains indirect and restricted representation of sexuality, violence, improper language and low level of reproduction of gambling spirit.
GRB 18

18+

The game has representations of anti-societal idea, religion and public morals that would be harmful to children under 18.

  • The content and motif of the game have representations of obscenity, violence, speculation, etc. that would be harmful to children under 18.
  • Contains direct and concrete graphical representation of sexuality, violence, improper language  and reproduction of gambling spirit.

Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics

GRB Test

Test

Symbols

Similar to equivalent gaming boards of some other regions like PEGI and CERO, the Korean rating board utilise symbols that are placed on the back of the game's box cover. They illustrate the nature of the game's content, such as gambling or sexual elements.

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