Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday January 13, 2013

Australia Scores First ‘Adult’ Rated Video Game

After years of being banned and countless appeals by the public and lobbying groups, the Australian government finally passed a bill allowing for a new R18+ rating, paving the way for the sale of video games considered by the government to contain excessive violence.

While the tight controls were laudable for ensuring that young gamers weren't subjected to games too violent for their age, the lack of an "adult" category resulted in mature gamers missing out on the original content of a host of games.