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Classification board bans 219 games in 4 months, but clears 150,000

A new ratings tool has led to more games than ever being refused classification, but advocates say this is just a fraction of the massive list of 150,000 games now classified for the first time.

By 1 July 2015

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Australian Classification Board to review ratings on 12 games

The Classification Board will review the ratings given to 12 released video games after a request from the South Australian attorney-general.

By 8 November 2013

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Classification Board announces review of Saints Row IV

The Australian Classification Review Board has announced a review of banned game Saints Row IV.

By 23 July 2013

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Mobile game bans, SBS are movie fans and Telstra Air spans... Australia (Girt by CNET podcast 33)

Our new mobile classification scheme gets up and running, SBS unveils a killer update to its On Demand service and Telstra gets official with Air, its national Wi-Fi network.

By 3 July 2015

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Google Play gets serious with 'expert' screening, age ratings for Android apps

Following far behind in Apple's footsteps, Google says all apps will now carry age-based content ratings and will undergo scrutiny by Google content reviewers.

By 18 March 2015

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New scheme brings classifications to mobile and online games

As more mobile games come to the market and online gaming grows in popularity, the Federal Government has announced a new scheme to classify these games based on a questionnaire.

By 11 March 2015

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TPG buys iiNet, Woollies gets 'appy with Apple and game classification goes online, in Girt by CNET podcast 19

Australia's "best-loved" ISP gets bought, Woollies hints at an Apple Watch app and mobile games finally get a classification system.

By 13 March 2015

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Saints Row IV: Re-Elected recall in Australia after classification snafu

The PlayStation 4 version of Saints Row 4: Re-Elected is under a product recall in Australia because of "incorrect classification".

By 27 January 2015

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number refused classification in Australia

The violent top-down shooter game has been refused classification, even R18+, because of a scene involving sexual violence.

By 15 January 2015

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Games industry body lauds Classification Act changes

Amendments to the Classification Act that will streamline the process of classifying a game, including mobile and online titles, have been welcomed by the IGEA.

By 29 August 2014