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3:00 PM on 07.25.2011

Australia's R18+ rating comes ever closer

I know, I know; the long-running saga of the R18+ rating in Australia has had more false dawns than I care to remember -- but it looks like there has finally been an agreement reached to bring Australian's classification syst...

Alasdair Duncan

8:00 PM on 06.28.2011

I Am Alive rating reminds us that the game is coming

Surely I'm not the only one who forgot I Am Alive was still in existence? We've heard nothing about it from Ubisoft in recent months, which wouldn't be such a big deal had E3 not just taken place. A listing on the Australian ...

Jordan Devore

11:00 PM on 03.15.2011

Very few games are M-rated, but they take all the glory

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has just posted the ratings breakdown of games published in 2010. As you can see in the chart above, a little more than half of all games received the all-ages rating, while games rated...

Tony Ponce

2:00 PM on 12.05.2010

Australia to finally get an R18+ rating

Time to bust into a celebratory performance of Waltzing Matilda, Australia. It appears that you will finally, finally be getting an adults-only rating for your videogames. This will end years of children being able to get th...

Matthew Razak

11:20 AM on 07.08.2010

GTA: Vice City to get a re-release?

This one isn't super solid, but a rating from a classification board is a bit better than a rumor. Kind of. The Australian Classification Board had a listing for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City pop up yesterday. In the listing it...

Dale North

7:00 PM on 05.27.2010

OFLC lists Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

The concept of a multiplayer-focused Castlevania game proved to be difficult for a lot of you to accept when rumors of Castlevania: Harmony of Despair started circulating. But, if the OFLC's recent listing for the game is any...

Jordan Devore





8:00 PM on 05.09.2010

Most Australians want a R18+ rating

Crikey and other stereotypical Australian things to say! It looks like most Australians actually want to play mature games. Who knew!? After a recent poll of public opinion conducted by the Australian government 98 percent of...

Matthew Razak

10:20 AM on 05.03.2010

OFLC gets sneaky, rates EA title 'Project Red'

The OFLC and Electronic Arts sure are getting sneaky, listing unannounced titles using codenames, leaving us grasping at speculative straws.Australia's ratings board recently filed a rating for the mega-publisher's "Project R...

Nick Chester

3:20 PM on 04.09.2010

PEGI, now the only ratings game in town

In the United Kingdom, the Pan-European Game Information, or PEGI, is going to be the only game in town. A bill passed Parliament yesterday that would make PEGI the one and only games classification system for games in the UK...

Dale North

7:00 AM on 02.03.2010

EB Games in Australia pushing for R18+ classification

EB Games of Australia wants to fight the good fight! The company is supporting the campaign for introducing an R18+ classification for videogames in Australia. All 364 EB Games stores in the country are throwing up signs like...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:00 PM on 09.06.2009

FCC praises game rating system

Last week we informed you that the FCC was planning to recommend a possible unified rating system for gaming, television and cell phones. This system was being looked into after a report was to be given on Aug. 31. It's now p...

Matthew Razak