Entries in 'Australian Classification Board' (31)
A brief search of recent classification decisions today revealed a title by DICE called Bionic Fighter Faction.
The Australian Classification Board has just confirmed that one of its latest ratings was given to Dishonored: Game of the Year Edition.
No matter how many times specific questions are addressed regarding classification, there are always a few more, so here's a brief overview:
Open-world zombie shooter State of Decay is coming to PC, Undead Labs has revealed.
Undead Labs head Jeff Strain confirmed the news during a live stream yesterday. A detailed summary ...
State of Decay has been rated R18+ in Australia after the game’s “stimulants” were substituted with “vitamins”.
Microsoft’s original submission was Refused Classification as videogames here cannot depict drug use ...
Indie hit Hotline Miami has been available for PlayStation 3 and Vita in most markets since the 26th of June except for New Zealand, where its release has been stalled ...
As picked up by Kotaku this morning, State of Decay has an edited version in submission with the Australian Classification Board.
If this were a TV show, this would be the moment where at the end of an episode, the last line reveals the same problem happening all over again.
What I'm about to say can only be considered a 'best guess' for the most part, considering that I've not played Saint's Row IV.
News came through yesterday that Saint's Row IV was the first game in Australia to receive an RC after the R18+ rating came into effect.
Writing over at ABC Tech, Josh Cavaleri from TressCox and the IGEA has today opined extensively on the problems in Australian classification.
Ron Curry, CEO of the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association, has commented on Australia's first R18+ classification.
The Australian Classification Branch has sent out a notice that there is an info pack ready for anyone in the industry who needs it.
In ‘The Ethics of Game Design’ panel at Freeplay, Digital Australia author Jeff Brand questioned the R18+ virtues.
At the recent Game Tech conference, Jane Fitzgerald, Assistant Secretary at the Classification Operations Branch, spoke on R18.
Telltale Games' highly anticipated next series The Walking Dead will not be releasing in Australia and New Zealand due to 'rating laws'.
An inquiry has been made since the R18+ bill was submitted to parliament, finding that it should move ahead without further public consultation.
After excessive debate, changes and moral panic, an R18+ rating bill is set to be introduced to parliament in 2 weeks time.