The new version of SEGA's lightgun zombie shooter House Of The Dead: Overkill has been refused classification in Australia, effectively banning it from sale.
"A game banned in Australia? Is it lunch time already?" is probably what you're thinking. But the banning of the upcoming Extended Cut highlights a few confusing aspects of the Classification Board decision. The game would have presumably fallen under the new R18+ rating, which is set to be applied later this year. The original Wii version of the game was released unedited in Australia in 2009 but this new version has been banned today due to "high impact violence."... read more