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Post by Dan @ 11:33am 08/02/13 | 5 Comments
The game has yet to show up on the Australian Classification Board's online database, but it looks like the upcoming PlayStation 3 exclusive sequel God of War: Ascension has earned the new R18+ rating from our local ratings body.

Kotaku is reporting on information from a retailer in Queensland, that has requested its staff remove all promotional materials for the game from their stores --necessitated by the tardy state government's inability to pass local legislation in time for the new classification, unlike every other state and territory in the Federation.
“As Queensland has not passed legislation for the R18 rating for games we must remove all reference to God of War Ascension immediately,” stated an internal message sent at one major retailer. “This includes all game slicks, posters, pamphlets, hand written signage, 2-way units and pre order signage.”
We would hope that the Queensland government would get their act together before God of War: Ascension's launch date of March 14th 2013, but if they don't, it will likely still be trivial for sunshine state residents to obtain the game from national online retailers.





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Tollaz0r!
Posted 12:28pm 08/2/13
The QLD Government is doing Queenslanders a favour for once. They are just increasing the awareness of the savings one can make by purchasing games and other things online. Thanks Mr Campbell for looking out for us.
Khel
Posted 08:40pm 08/2/13
Is there any word on them blocking it coming in from interstate/overseas or anything like that? Or attempting to prosecute people who do that? Like just individual orders I mean, not whole shipments.
paveway
Posted 08:44pm 08/2/13
god of war with an r18 rating?

i think we're seeing the path the r18 tag is taking
Dan
Posted 07:43am 09/2/13
i think we're seeing the path the r18 tag is taking
The path of the the rest of the developed world? http://www.pegi.info/en/index/global_id/505/?searchString=god+of+war
Willberforce
Posted 12:28am 12/2/13
I heard things were bad in QLD with the Newman Govt sacking most of the public sector. But this.... didn't think things were this bad!
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