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Last week, news reports surfaced that Rockstar was forced to censor the Australian version of Grand Theft Auto IV in order to ensure it passed through the country's strict classification regime. A statement released today from the company confirms that Rockstar did indeed submit an edited version of Grand Theft Auto IV to Australia's classification board, with the developer laying the blame squarely on Australia's lack of an R18+ rating for games as the reason for the changes.
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i know this stuff was posted yesterday, but this is the actual official word. i already cancelled my pre-order and ordered a US copy off ebay. nice to see that Rockstar have pushed for the R18+ rating too, as they were obviously frustrated they had to cut their own game.
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HAHAHA that sucks for them lol
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bummer =///
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HAHAHA that sucks for them lol
lol..them = me you... lucky person who doesnt have to import a game they've been waiting for since before it was even confirmed it was being made coz their government doesnt have a carrot so firmly wedged up there its lost forever.
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well after reading that Gamespot article, and with all the hype on Uwe Boll, i have made my own petition regarding censorship on video games in Australia.

please feel free to sign it, even those from all over the world, as you gotta sympathise with our situation here.


Australian OFLC Needs R18+ on Video Games
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Signed!
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lol i would get a version from another country
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I would get both versions and compare the two just for fun lol.
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Bad for Australian freedom of expression, good for US GDP.
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Enterprise has the right idea.
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