This article reviews the outcomes of ELSPA
at a district general hospital over a 5-year period and specifically examines the reasons for failure.
Video games are enjoying a golden era in popularity according to figures released by ELSPA
(the Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers' Association) and Chart-Track - the company that tracks games sales in the UK.
Durham County Council Trading Standards Service, supported by the North East Trading Standards Scambusters team, the police and ELSPA
- Entertainment Leisure Software Publishers Association - raided two addresses in Peterlee and Horden as part of the clampdown on the sale of counterfeit goods.
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The raid involved Staffordshire Police, the Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association, Staffordshire Trading Standards, the Federation Against Copyright Theft and Customs and ExciseRoger Bennett, director general of ELSPA
, said: ``This illustrates the way in which piracy poses a threat to members of the public.
DVD or video certification or game ELSPA
rating must be appropriate to age of renter.
, formed in 1989, is the computer game's industry watchdog and has investigators across Britain.
Pirate game CDs are costing the UK games industry pounds 3 billion pounds in lost sales, according to ELSPA
, better known asThe European Leisure Software Publishers Association.
LittleBigPlanet 2 Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (c) ELSPA
says it wants the next government to "pursue greater, more easily available financial incentives", including tax breaks and research and development initiatives .
Wall-E Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (c) ELSPA
It also featured DTI officials, UK Trade and Investment Korean staff and representatives from ELSPA
, the computer games publishers' association.