Debate rages over R18 video game ratings

The public is overwhelmingly in support of the introduction of the rating with a poll by national retailer Game setting a national record of 89,000 physical signatures last year, eclipsing the record set by the petition against WorkChoices in 2005.

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kyl2772743d ago

Of course the public would be in support.

InLaLaLand2743d ago (Edited 2743d ago )

But some people still buy these rated 18 games for their children. :D

BlackTar1872743d ago

people who do that have nothing to do with my enjoyment. We shouldn't have to censor the entire public because of shitty parents.

IheartGames2743d ago

games seem to be underfire..right now..guess times are good in the USA...oh wait

Ace_19752743d ago

You win a cookie for most retarded comment of the week, a prize not easily won on a place with so much competition.

Well done I guess

f7897902743d ago (Edited 2743d ago )

Games are doing fine in the US. Sure the press might blame them occasionally, but NOTHING has come out of the drama.

Australia however, people are insane with protecting the public from inappropriate content. I can't believe they don't have an R18 rating. It would be like the US not having the M rating, and any games that were above T would stay unrated.

blackhammer2743d ago

Censorship means jack-crap. It's all the fault of the individual.

Don't let stupid parents breed.