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We Dare Aussie rating under review

Australia may reclassify Ubisoft's titillating We Dare following a review request. Federal Minister for Home Affairs Brendan O'Connor admitted he was spurred to file the application following media reports that the game's PG rating may be inappropriate. "I believe that this game is unsuitable...

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Australian federal govt presses for consensus on R18 game rating creation

"We're becoming the laughing stock of the developed world," declared Australia's Home Affairs Minister Brendan O'Connor to ABC News, "where we're the only country that doesn't have R18 classification level for video games." Following the Australian Classification Board's final refusal to grant...

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Australian R18+ rating revision still undecided

Sure, the Australian federal cabinet approves of an R18+ rating for adult-themed video games, but official adoption of the new rating has been stalled at the latest Standing Committee of Attorneys-General meeting in Canberra. GameSpot AU reports that no decision will be made by Federal Home Affairs...

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