Upon rating a video game title as M18, the BFC will issue certificate labels to be affixed on the front of the game box. Each label is chargeable at $0.80 each. Distributors are also required to pay a classification fee for video game titles classified as M18 ranging from $50 to $200, depending on the processing time.
For titles given the Age Advisory rating, distributors are required to print the labels themselves based on IMDA’s specifications
and affix it on the game box.IMDA will also conduct random checks on the video game titles to ensure that the declarations are accurate and that the content meets the guidelines.
For controversial games, IMDA will consult the Films Consultative Panel
for a decision. If the distributor is not satisfied with the decision, he may appeal to the Films Appeal Committee
Trailers and demos of video game titles can also be shown (played) but the content should be suitable for a general audience, in accordance with the guidelines issued by IMDA and the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS)
When displaying print publicity materials, distributors should observe IMDA’s guidelines
. All print publicity materials should also reflect the rating and consumer advice of the video game title, where available.