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Outlast 2 greenlit for Australian release

The Australian Classification Board has seemingly reversed its decision to ban Outland 2. It was revealed last week that the game had been barred from release, with authorities citing what was perceived to be the inclusion of sexual violence in the game as the cause. As such, its content could …

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Australian senator calls for video game classification reform

Video games are demonised by a government filled by people who don’t understand them, according to one Australian senator. David Leyonhjelm, a senator for the Liberal Democratic Party in New South Wales, has appealed to the Senate this week to allow Australian adults to decide for themselves what video game …

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Psyonix distances itself from gambling site Unikrn

eSports betting site Unikrn has announced the Rocket League will join its roster of titles in Australia. However, the game’s developer Psyonix has moved quickly to disassociate itself from the move, with VP of publishing Jeremy Dunham telling GameSpot that: "Psyonix is not affiliated with Unikrn, nor do we support …

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Outlast 2 denied Australian classification

Australia’s classification board has reportedly blocked the release of upcoming horror title Outlast 2 in the region. Kotaku Australia reports that the inclusion of what was perceived to be sexual violence in the game was blamed. As such, its content could not be accommodated by the existing R18+ rating, and …

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Sony Australia MD Ephraim confirms departure

Michael Ephraim, the VP and MD Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia and New Zealand, has left the platform holder. Rumours of his departure began to circulate last week, but MCV Pacific has now confirmed that he left the company last Friday. "Over the last 18 months the PlayStation business has been …

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