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Hotline Miami 2 refused classification in Australia [update]

Hotline Miami 2 is effectively banned from sale in Australia, following the Australian Classification Board's decision to refuse classification. According to Kotaku and Player Attack, the legislative body's report describes an implicit rape scene featuring "visual depiction of implied sexual violen...

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Limbo limbering up for PlayStation 4, according to PEGI

It's GOTY Season here at Joystiq, so it's apt timing for Limbo to bend its way back into the news. 2010's #8 game looks set to make its debut on PS4 - yes, yet another system - following a new PEGI listing at the turn of the year. The European ratings board is rarely misleading on these things, ...

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Walking Dead: Game of the Year Edition rated by ESRB [update]

Whether or not to pick up a GOTY version and relive all those horrors again; that may be the next heart-wrenching choice for The Walking Dead fans to make, going by a recent ESRB rating. The listing notes a Game of the Year Edition that's apparently headed for Xbox 360, PS3, PC, and Mac. We've reac...

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Injustice: Gods Among Vitas, according to German rating [update: next-gen, PC too]

Warner Bros. may be planning a Vita port of DC fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us, if a new classification is accurate. As Siliconera spotted, German ratings board USK has a Vita version listed as of September 6. This isn't the first time a Vita port has cropped up; as PlayStation LifeStyle report...

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Phoenix Wright Dual Destinies rated 'M' due to 'various crimes and storylines'

Capcom has confirmed to Joystiq that Phoenix Wright Dual Destinies has been rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB, making it the first game in the series to be given such a designation. Previous entries in the Phoenix Wright mythos have all been rated "T" for Teen. "Due to the nature of the various c...

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Harvest Moon: A New Beginning ratings point to PAL produce

Harvest Moon: A New Beginning may enter its European phase soon. The 3DS sim, which arrived in North America last October, cropped up on the Australian Classification Board and German ratings board USK over the weekend. Both ratings list Zen United as the publisher - Zen distributed Persona 4 Ar...

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Bethesda's 'Endless Summer' emerges on Australian ratings board

An Australian rating for something called 'Endless Summer' points to Bethesda and its parent company Zenimax. The listing is for a 15-rated "modified" game and notes "strong horror themes and violence." The rating comes hot on the heels of Bethesda announcing Shinji Mikami's The Evil Within, so it ...

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Tails Adventure rated, points towards Game Gear re-release

The Australian Classification Board rated Tails Adventure yesterday, suggesting an upcoming digital re-release of the 1995 Game Gear platform adventure. The rating is for a multiplatform game, with the author denoted as Sega Japan and publisher as Sega Europe. One of the few games to star the twin-...

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Australian rating reveals Expendables 2 game from Ubisoft

Sometimes we have difficulty figuring out exactly what a ratings board listing for an unannounced game could refer to. And sometimes that listing is called "The Expendables 2 Videogame." A new listing on Australia's Classification site reveals a game under that title in the works at Ubisoft. You'll...

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Dragon Ball Z Kinect rated in Korea, start practicing your Fusion Dance

We're not even ashamed to admit we're excited about "DragonballZ Kinect," an unannounced game rated by Korea's Game Ratings Board. Usual Dragon Ball Z game publisher Bandai Namco is listed as the publisher for this game. It's not hard to imagine a Kinect-based Dragon Ball Z game, all yelling into t...

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