Tag Archives: Australian classifications
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 | 08:06 BST
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West may get another chance to win you over thanks to a special re-release, if we’re correctly interpreting a new Australian classification.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 | 08:25 BST
Quantic Dream’s latest, Beyond: Two Souls, has surprisingly earned an R18+ rating from the Australian Classification Board.
Wed, Aug 07, 2013 | 01:34 BST
A heretofore unannounced Dishonored: Game of the Year Edition has appeared on the Australian Classification Board.
Tue, Aug 06, 2013 | 00:13 BST
Metal Gear Solid: Digital Novel Pack looks to be headed to stand-alone DVD release.
Fri, Aug 02, 2013 | 14:07 BST
In a surprise twist to ongoing classification dramas, Saints Row 4 has received an MA15+ rating for Australian release and the Rectifier Probe is coming down under.
Thu, Aug 01, 2013 | 00:34 BST
Hush your worries, Australian fans; Grand Theft Auto 5 has been rated R18+ in Australia, ensuring it is eligible for local release.
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 | 02:03 BST
505 Games-published zombie survival sim How to Survive has been rated R18+ by the Australian Classification Board, one of under a dozen games to make the grade since its January 1, 2013 introduction. The classification notes high-impact violence as well as moderate impact themes and language. The game hails from Storm developer Eko Software, and has players stranded on a South American island and is expected on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360; no release date as yet.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 23:35 BST
State of Decay’s delayed Australian release has the greenlight thanks to an R18+ classification.
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 02:01 BST
A new version of State of Decay has been offered to Australia’s content watchdogs, and it’s packed with healthy vitamins.
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 | 11:45 BST
Put your speculation to bed; the “interactive, visual depictions of implied sexual violence which are not justified by context” in Saints Row 4 have been fully detailed in a new Classification Board statement.
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 | 01:06 BST
Saint’s Row 4 has been refused classification in Australia, which mans it can not be sold across the country or displayed in retail stores in any capacity. The Australian Classification Board has issued a statement on the matter.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 06:19 BST
The Classification Board is yet to reach a verdict on Undead Labs’ State of Decay, explaining its absence from the Australian Xbox Live Marketplace.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 06:43 BST
A mysterious Sony-published titled has turned up on the delightfully spoileriffic Australian Classification Board.
Mon, May 06, 2013 | 03:09 BST
Some sor of video game tie in to Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim is inbound, it seems.
Mon, May 06, 2013 | 03:10 BST
The Australian Classification Board has rated the Wii U re-release of Earthbound, almost certainly foreshadowing a western release date announce for the classic RPG.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 | 05:26 BST
A heretofore encountered title popped up on the Australian Classification Board’s database today. Narco Terror hails from Time-O and Prison Break developer Zootfly and is a multi-platform games published by Deep Silver, with an MA+ rating. There’s no mention of it on either developer or publisher’s websites.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 07:43 BST
Yesterday, Bethesda’s classic The Elder Scrolls: Arena turned up on the Australian Classification database, listed for multi-platform release. Naturally we all got very excited about playing it on our tablets but yeah, no, it was all a mistake. The free RPG is not headed to any other platforms besides PC, Bethesda told Gamespot, and the publisher has contacted the Classification Board to have the listing corrected.
Fri, Apr 05, 2013 | 05:21 BST
All Australian states and territories have signed off on seven recommendations for classification reform harvested from the 2012 National Classification Scheme Review.
Fri, Apr 05, 2013 | 00:31 BST
Mortal Kombat will finally get an Australian release next month, The R18+ Komplete Edition hits PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on May 1, for $40 – something of a bragain price, especially given it includes all DLC released in the interim. The original 2011 was refused classification, but thanks to the introduction of an R18+ ratings category (for “high impact violence, blood and gore”) on January 1, Australians can now legally get their hands on NetherRealm’s fighter.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 05:25 GMT
Classic Game Gear turn-based strategy effort Crystal Warriors has been awarded a G rating by the Australian Classification Board. The database entry unfortunately lists the title as multiplatform, so it’s not clear where the 1991 portable title is headed, although Nintendo’s Virtual Console services seem a good fit. Sega classics have also released on Steam and console networks.