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  • Silent Hill: Homecoming refused classification in Australia

    Pathetic. According to this XboxOz360Gamer story, the Australian OFLC has refused to classify Silent Hill: Homecoming, effectively barring the game from sale in the country. Apparently Australian people can’t cope with adult videogame content, which is why Australia has no 18 rating for games. Getting 18-rated games from other PAL countries must be really tough […]

  • Dyack says talk of PC Too Human is “not true”

    Speaking to VG247, Silicon Knights boss Denis Dyack has confirmed that no PC version of Too Human is currently in the works, despite talk to the contrary. “It’s a rumour, it’s not true,” he said. “We have no plans for a PC version right now.” A PC version was speculated on after the Australian OFLC […]

  • Fallout 3 banned in Australia because of drugs references

    According to this Kotaku story, Fallout 3 was refused classification in Australia because the drug-taking in the game was too life-like. “Corresponding with the list of various ‘chems’ are small visual representation of the drugs, these include syringes, tablets, pill bottles, a crack-type pipe and blister packs,” said the Australian Office of Film & Literature […]

  • Confirmed: Fallout 3 refused classification in Australia

    Bethesda’s Fallout 3 has been refused classification by the Australian OFLC. Dated July 4, the RC rating comes just four days before Bethesda announced that the game would feature slavery, drugs and addiction. The Australian classification rules are as follows: There are six classification categories for films (G, PG, M, MA 15+, R 18+, X […]

  • Prostitution options cut from Oz GTA IV

    According to this Gamespot report, the only differences anyone’s found between the Australian and European version’s of GTA IV so far is in the way certain aspects of prostitution are dealt with in the game. From the site: Having just received a region one version of the game, we tested out a few scenarios and […]

  • OFLC warns on supplying GTA IV to NZ youngsters

    According to this New Zealand Herald report, the Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC) has been warning retailers this week to stay off supplying GTA IV to parents “demanding” the game for their children. “If it’s perfectly obvious the parent is buying the game for the child, don’t sell it to the parent,” said […]

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