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Watch Dogs outsold GTA V and Destiny in Australia last year

The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association has revealed that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was the best selling game in Australia last year. What’s more surprising, however, is the game that came second – Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs. In doing so it beat heavy-hitters such as EA’s FIFA 15 (3rd), Rockstar’s …

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Hotline Miami 2 dev tells Australian fans to pirate the game

The co-creator of Hotline Miami 2 has told Australian fans to bypass their country’s banning of the game by pirating it. If it ends up not being released in Australia, just pirate it after release,” Jonatan Sderstrmm told a fan in an email subsequently published on Reddit. No need to …

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Hotline Miami 2 banned in Australia, but Devolver questions board claims

The Australian Classification Board has refused to classify Hotline Miami 2, effectively banning the game from the country. Kotaku reports that the board’s report cites the inclusion of violent sexual imagery that it believed alluded to rape – which, incidentally, has previously caused controversy, with developer Dennation having hinted at …

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Take-Two: Removing GTA V from stores ‘flies in the face of everything that free society is based on’

Publisher Take-Two has slammed Target and Kmart’s decision to pull GTA V from its shelves. The two Australian retailers took the game off its shelves last week due to consumer pressure regarding the game’s content. "It’s one thing for someone to not want to buy a piece of content, which …

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Xbox 360 receives Australian price cut

Microsoft has once again cut the price of the Xbox 360 console in Australia. GameSpot reports that AUS$100 (54) has been taken off the price for both the 250GB standalone and 250GB Kinect bundles, bringing them to AUS$199 and AUS$299 respectively. The 4GB Kinect console has had AUS$50 price cut …

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New 3DS and New 3DS XL get 2014 Australian launch

Nintendo’s New 3DS and New 3DS XL will arrive in Australia this side of Christmas but are still not due in Europe until 2015. The platform holder has confirmed a November 21st launch for both devices, which will be priced at AUS$219.95 (120) and AUS$249.95 (135) and arrive alongside a …

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