Entries in 'Australian Classification Board' (20)
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.
An interesting anomaly on the Australian Classification Board web site had The Darkness II classified in July and December.
After being refused classification when it was initially submitted, House of the Dead: Overkill: Extended Cut has won its appeal and is now rated MA15+.
SEGA Australia has confirmed that House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut has been refused classification in Australia.
Sega Australia Pty Ltd has today confirmed that its hyper-violent Kinect title 'Rise of Nightmares' has received an MA15+ age rating in Australia.