Australia moves to ban mature video games again
Jun30

Australia moves to ban mature video games again

It’s not been long since Australia finally legalised R18+ games and yet it looks like they may make them illegal again.

Australia, the world is coming for you!
Jan17

Australia, the world is coming for you!

Oh boy, now that Australia has opened the door to those evil 18+ games they’re in for a flood of violence, sex and murder simulators. What has this world come to? Okay, now that I’ve mocked society enough to feel a little bit satisfied I’ll tell you what’s really going on. After a “flood of emails” to Valve about getting an unedited version of Left 4 Dead 2 released in Australia, Valve has responded saying that the matter is being...
Australia finally enters the adult world
Jan02

Australia finally enters the adult world

Australia’s R18 age restriction for games has finally come into force putting an end to our long running joke

Crikey! Is Australia finally getting an R18+ rating?
Dec06

Crikey! Is Australia finally getting an R18+ rating?

I’ve always maintained that when it comes to gaming scenes in a country, nobody has it as bad as Australia. Well, maybe ze Germans also have it bad, but the Australian government seems to get their panties in a bunch a lot more often than those from the land of pretzels and lederhosen. When I hear South Africans moaning about how “terrible” the gaming scene is in our country, I have to stifle the urge to kick them in the nuts...
Michael Atkinson get pwned – Ozzies rejoice
Mar22

Michael Atkinson get pwned – Ozzies rejoice

Michael Atkinson in the infamous South Australian attorney general has finally accepted that his ideals are outdated and has announced his resignation from politics. However the kicker is that he is still obviously quite the good politician and even though he has announced his resignation he will only be stepping down after the next full election in… 2014. Democracy at its finest. Obviously the archaic lack or R18 rating in...
The Australian R18+ news doing the rounds
Feb17

The Australian R18+ news doing the rounds

There is a news story doing the rounds at the moment about the infamous South Australian Attorney General, Michael Atkinson, stating that gamers are scarier than bikie gangs. Apparently a gamer, or possibly 2, have slipped death threats under his door at 2am because he won’t change his stance on allowing R18+ games to be sold in Australia. Coincidentally he has previously said that if gamers continue to threaten him he will never...