Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association

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Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association
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Basic Information
Business Type
Content rating organization

The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association system (ELSPA for short) was the official (voluntary) video game rating system used in the United Kingdom and Europe between 1994 and 2003. In May 2003, the ELSPA was replaced by PEGI.

There were 4 different ratings in the ELSPA system:

ELSPA-3+.jpg ELSPA: 3+
ELSPA-11+.jpg ELSPA: 11+
ELSPA-15+.jpg ELSPA: 15+ (Rare; titles like Tomb Raider were given this)
ELSPA-18+.jpg ELSPA: 18+ (Extremely rare; titles like BMX XXX were given this)

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