This week, the IGEA calls the sales reporting systems in Australia 'outdated', while banned games look for new avenues into the country.
Here’s a roundup of the biggest news this week on MCVuk.com’s sister site MCV Pacific:
- Grim sales figures for boxed games at retail spur Ron Curry from the IGEA (pictured) to point out many of the missing numbers and call the system 'outdated'.
- State of Decay is going for a re-submission with the Australian Classification Board, replacing drugs with 'vitamins'.
- Saint's Row IV: Low Violence Version has been spotted on Steam, raising the question of a likely candidate for an Aussie re-submission.
- Screen Australia has put up an infographic detailing the way Aussie children spend their screen time.
- EB Games Australia has refuted the notion that its movement of Wii U stock is a 'recall', saying it's a business-as-usual 'rebalancing' instead.
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