Entries in 'violence in video games' (4)

Target Australia enforces plain packaging for R18+ games

Target Australia enforces plain packaging for R18+ games

An Australian retailer has taken steps to reduce the appeal of games designed for those aged 18 and above.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Twitch bans AO-rated streaming as Hatred arrives on Steam

Twitch bans AO-rated streaming as Hatred arrives on Steam

Streaming platform Twitch has said that users will not be permitted to stream Adults Only (AO) rated games on its service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2015 at 2:30PM in News
Now Kmart pulls Grand Theft Auto V from shelves

Now Kmart pulls Grand Theft Auto V from shelves

A second Australian retailer has pulled Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V from sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 8:22AM in News
Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

A US tax reform bill from the House Ways and Means Committee has suggested increasing the tax burden for games developers making violent games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 11:30AM in News