Comparing Video Game Age Rating Logo Colours From Around the World

Of the countries that use colours in their video game age rating logos, most use a general stoplight pattern of green for everyone, yellow and orange for older children/teens, and red for adults.

These are the countries/regions that follow that pattern perfectly:




New Zealand

Saudi Arabia

Many countries also add blue, which near universally comes right after green, and then follows the yellow then red



South Korea


Brazil and Russia follow this pattern but add black for 18


Russia (also throws white for 0 at the front, just like Germany below)

Finally, we have the countries that do not follow the stoplight order

Germany keeps the blue after green and ending with red pattern, but begins with white and yellow

Australia is the only one to not immediately follow green with blue, and instead places yellow in between. It does keep the red and black pattern for the last two age ratings

And finally, the UAE somewhat confusingly goes from light yellow to green to dark yellow, and then follows the orange, red pattern. Also it has the highest number of any age board with a 21(The rest cap out at 18)

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