Australia's Lack of R18+ Rating: A History of Stupid

Australia is one of two Western countries not to have an adult classification rating for videogames. Rather, our system allows games to be classified for young adults under the MA15+ category or refused classification entirely. Some high-profile games that were anticipated by many adult Australians are refused classification, and others are adjusted by publishers and developers of games to sneak into the MA15+ category.

The history of this classification quirk is so long and storied that anybody reading this piece is more than familiar with its peculiarities.

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rabidpancakeburglar2775d ago

I've always found it shocking how often games get banned in australia but I never realised that they didn't have an adult classification rating