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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is ‘for adults’

Square Enix is looking to offer a slightly different Final Fantasy experience with its remake of PSP title Final Fantasy Type-0 HD for PS4 and Xbox One. Producer Hajime Tabata told Polygon that the company want to make "something for adults", with the real-time fighting system exploring the consequences of …

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Nintendo blames German laws for Wii U adult content download restrictions

German youth protection regulations are being blamed for Nintendo’s decision to block the downloading of adult-rated games content on the Wii U. MCV reported late on Friday that owners of the console can only access such content between the hours of 11pm and 3am. And as hard to believe as …

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Wii U owners can only download adult games between 11pm-3am

Mature-rated video games like Ubisoft’s ZombiU can only be downloaded from Nintendo’s eShop between the hours of 11pm-3am. This startling discovery, first reported by CVG, stems from a response issued to an Italian Wii U owner. We would like to let you know that Nintendo has always aimed to offer …

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Games industry wins US court battle

The American video games industry has today emerged victorious in its six-year battle with Californian authorities. The US Supreme Court today ruled in favour of gaming in the case entitled Brown, Governor of California et al vs Entertainment Merchants Association et al. This means gaming is now safe from the …

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Kinect gets first ‘adult’ title

Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect will take a small step in the traditional heartland of gaming later this year when the device receives it’s first adult-rated title. Sega’s Rise of Nightmares has been granted an M (mature) certificate in North America. It has already been granted a BBFC 18 rating in …

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OPINION: Do We Dare?

What’s most interesting to me is that for the second time in as many weeks its the reaction of my peers in the games industry on Twitter that has moved me to put finger to keyboard. Most folk (and evidently MCV readers, if the comments are anything to go by) …

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‘Mature’ 3DS games get different packaging

Nintendo has revealed that 3DS games aimed at adult or mature markets will have slightly different packaging to other titles in Japan. The first game to carry the change will be Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell 3D, the spine of which will be black. Most DS games have a white spine on …

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Will failed core Wii games be heading to Move?

Move is the answer to a question the rest of the industry didn’t want to ask with Nintendo wearing the crown: What’s out there for non-Nintendo developers who want Wii functionality but on a platform that is kinder to third parties? Move’s similarity to Wii becomes a benefit to developers …

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AUS: More death threats for Atkinson

Outspoken anti-games critic Michael Atkinson has said that he fears for the safety of his family thanks to ongoing threats from gamers due to his strict opposition of legislation that could legalise violent video games in Australia. The South Australian Attorney-General claimed last month that: I’m unlikely I’ll change my …

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AUS: Mature games to be discussed

The Australian government has at last opened up the debate on whether or not its classification system should be restructured to accommodate adult or mature video games. The strict Australian classification system has been in the news again recently thanks to its decision to ban Rebellion’s Aliens vs Predator – …

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