Other Definitions: [Language] [Nudity] [Sex]
Any presentation including, but not limited to pictures, no matter how crudely drawn or depicted, written descriptions, and/or oral recitations, and/or audio sounds.
The portrayal of the intention to inflict harm, injury, evil on another being. Something that a reasonable person would consider to be menacing to another's safety or well-being.
WANTON, GRATUITOUS VIOLENCE
The visual portrayal of the continuation of intentional aggressive violence that causes damage/harm/death to any sentient being once that being has been rendered helpless and/or non-threatening, such as physical torture, continued attacks on or damage to corpses, dismembering or eating a corpse.
The visual portrayal of living beings being torn apart or slaughtered, dismembered body parts.
The portrayal (video, audio, or written) of any unwanted/unauthorized, non-consensual sexual intercourse, whether vaginal, anal, oral, or fondling, forced upon a sentient being by another sentient being(s). In any sexual or sexually suggestive interaction, "No" is assumed to mean "No."
BLOOD / GORE
The visual portrayal of blood splashing, pools of blood on the ground, objects or persons smeared or stained with blood.
INTENTIONAL AGGRESSIVE VIOLENCE
The existence of a threat or the actual carrying out of threatening actions that directly or indirectly cause, or if successful would cause, physical harm, damage, destruction, or injury to a sentient being or realistic object. This includes the visual portrayal of the results of aggressive violence including, but not limited to dead bodies, damage, audio distress, etc., even if the violent act itself is not shown. It does not include psychological attacks. but is limited to physical harm, damage, destruction, and injury. possible to have a credible threat which does not cause a change in behavior.
IMPLIED SOCIAL PRESENCE
The presumption, unless a reasonable person would clearly think otherwise, that a realistic object is inhabited, or carrying, or concealing humans, even though the humans have not been seen or heard.
Competitive sports games such as football, basketball, car racing, sumo wrestling, etc. have may elements of violence but are not intentional aggressive violence. It is still sports violence if players or participants are shown carried off the field, conscious or unconscious, even though on a stretcher, unless there is death, dismemberment, or blood and gore involved.
Note: Sports violence does NOT include wrestling, boxing, street fighting, karate, etc. games if the intended goal is to hurt or render the opponent unable to function. These actions are considered as intentional aggressive violence. A fight within a sports game, such as during a hockey game, would also be considered intentional aggressive violence. Definitions for Violence Rating: PORTRAYAL: Any presentation including, but not limited to pictures, no matter how crudely drawn or depicted, written descriptions, and/or oral recitations, and/or audio sounds.
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