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South Australia will remove gaming billboards

Player Attack: When the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association confronted the South Australian Government over billboards linking video games to problem gambling, we didn't expect anything to come of it. However, while there's still a way to go, we're now pleasantly surprised.

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GentlemenRUs1435d ago (Edited 1435d ago )

Ban the gambling ones but not the real ones...

I might live in the UK but this move can be pathetically stupid...

GentlemenRUs1435d ago (Edited 1435d ago )

Doublepost... Logic eh?

CocoWolfie1435d ago

aww :/ i like seeing gaming adverts surprisingly, like it makes me feel good about gaming when i see a big image of the last of us in a major city centre

SeraphimBlade1435d ago

They're not removing ads, they're removing the badly worded PSA in the picture...

TheLostCause1435d ago

I was playing Bioshock the other day and it made me gamble my house, car and business at cards, now I'm homeless for Christmas, it's the damn games fault, I also played Crash Bandicoot as a kid his constant spinning gave me a real love of the roulette as it brings back warm and fuzzy childhood memories.

Do they actually realise how stupid stuff like that sounds? Maybe the old crusty bastards in their government should take a look at how rampant advertising of alcohol, junk food, extortionate money lending and internet gambling on every other advert affects people, oh right they don't because it makes them money, blame it on the games instead.

RyanShutup1435d ago

I've been a gamer since I was 4 years old... and I HATE gambling. Stresses me out to no end, I can't even go inside a casino without feeling anxiety. Games › Gambling = False.