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Rockstar tones it down for a specific part of the world

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The Australian Office of Film and Literature Classification has forced Rockstar to produce an edited version of Grand Theft Auto IV, in order for it to get an Australian release.

As reported by The Sydney Morning Herald, in order to obtain an MA15+ rating down under, the GTA developers were forced to remove material that was deemed too much for release.

The MA15+ rating is the highest classification certificate available in the country.

A spokesperson for Rockstar confirmed yesterday that the company did produce a special version in order to comply with Australian law, but declined to reveal what had been cut. We're pretty sure the internet will be all over that once the game is release.

So far, the game has received an 18 rating in Britain, New Zealand and Germany, and a M17+ in America.
looks like the they're shooting flowers rather than bullets down under
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Sorry buddy its a re-post thanks anyways.
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Sorry buddy its a re-post thanks anyways.
Who cares if it's a repost?

Regardless. Always some country out there that has to say something about Rockstar's games...
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Sorry buddy its a re-post thanks anyways.
not in the news section its not? and its news?

plus the search doesn't show up anything so
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It was also posted here in Software News for some reason.

Anyway, too bad for the Aussies. Bit silly that there's no 18+ game rating.
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I can see the profit's now for someone to send their "buddies" the _real_ version...

Does Australia censor everything or just video games?
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