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Saint’s Row IV Passes Australian Ratings Board

Saints Row IV has now been given a rating by the Australian Classification Board, after initially being rejected. Saints Row publisher Deep Silver and Australian distributor AIE have announced that Saints Row IV has been given an “MA 15+” rating for the country. The board had initially refused the game a rating over an “Alien Anal Probe” weapon and illicit …

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Grand Theft Auto V Sails Through Australian Ratings Board

This week the Australian Classification Board gave the upcoming Grand Theft Auto V an “R 18+” rating. The game’s rating, Australia’s highest for video games, was based mostly on the drug use seen in the game, which the board cited as being “high impact.” Other factors cited in the slightly less-serious “strong impact” category include the game’s violence, themes, language, …

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Saints Row IV Rejected by Australian Ratings Board, Again

Last month, the upcoming Saints Row IV was refused a rating by the Australian Classification board. The board stated that the game could not be given one of the country’s new R 18+ ratings due to “interactive, visual depictions of implied sexual violence which are not justified by context” (the Alien Anal Probe weapon) and illicit drug use “related to …

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