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March 22, 2010

R18+ Video game rating… Great news!

Filed under: PC/Console Games — decoded_ @ 3:06 pm

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An R18+ video games rating/classification is a step closer to being introduced in Australia, following the resignation of South Australian Attorney-General Michael Atkinson, the only AG against it.

This is excellent news! No more banned games, no more games with disturbing/violent content getting into the hands of kids, many games rated R18+ overseas got a MA15+ rating here. No more modified games, where the developers had to modify content in order to get the current maximum MA15+ rating to allow it for sale.

Australia is currently one of the few advanced countries in the world without the R18+ rating/classification for video games.


*UPDATE* : New Attorney-General supports R18+ game rating! Read more on

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