EA president criticises Australian games rating system

Critical Gamer writes: EA president Frank Gibeau has criticised the lack of an adult rating for games in Australia, saying that such decisions “effectively censor entertainment choices for adults”.

“What will be next?” asks Gibeau. “Will adults be forced to see edited versions of mature films? Read books with certain chapters removed? As policy measures increase restrictions on available content, so too will consumers increase the practice of parallel imports from neighboring or same-language markets, depriving their home country economy of the associated industry revenue.”

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scruffy_bear2908d ago

About time someone said this

Cubes2908d ago

Yeah I agree Scruffy the Australians have been poorly treated with regards to adult games. Anything even remotely risky is usually banned. Sounds like they're finally seeing sense.

Jim Crikey2907d ago

It's amazing the situation has dragged on as long as it has.