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It's been a rough week for the Australian video game industry but fortunately, it's not all bad news. In an unprecedented move, every single Attorney General from all states in Australia have now put their support behind an R18+ rating for videogames.....

If you've been following the long, long, long journey to introduce this rating in Australia, you can imagine that Australians who enjoy videogames are overjoyed that their country can now join the rest of the world in being treated like adults by their government. For those who are unaware, this vote had to be unanimous between all the Attorneys General for it to be even agreed upon to go ahead. This is the first time they have all decided to vote together, for or against the rating, since the vote was first suggested in 2002.
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Edit; nvm, you got it.
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yaaay

bout bloody time.
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bout time but we all know an r18+ game wont stop the kiddies getting their hands on it *cough parents
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bout time but we all know an r18+ game wont stop the kiddies getting their hands on it *cough parents
no course not and to be honest, no one cares about who plays the R18+ titles now all we care about is that lovely little R18+ stamp, since now our games' content should not be reduced, edited or removed.

be interesting what happens with currently "banned" games. like Mortal Kombat.

Red Orchestra 2 is also only available in a 'low violence' verison on the aussie Steam store. which is weird.
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Hmmm Its a good thought
Like turkey Baccon, but have you ever tested turkey baccon

16, 17 will hear this and giggle but hopefully this will mean less 10 year olds playing as ][D ][ ][V][ ][D s collecting money from there workers.
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i'll laugh the day i get asked for ID to buy a game though. will be fun. especially coz im a short bloke, my guess is if it gets enforced, i'll get asked a few times.
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Wooooooo. This be good, this be good.
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if i recall wasnt san andreas r18????
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no course not and to be honest, no one cares about who plays the R18+ titles now all we care about is that lovely little R18+ stamp, since now our games' content should not be reduced, edited or removed.

be interesting what happens with currently "banned" games. like Mortal Kombat.

Red Orchestra 2 is also only available in a 'low violence' verison on the aussie Steam store. which is weird.
Wow, australia sucks. I would simply laugh in the governments face if they tried to censor anythng of mine.
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