Revised Fallout 3 Edition Drugs "Justified By Context"

For the rest of the world, Fallout 3's being released as intended. Nothing to worry about. But in Australia, as you're aware by now, the game's had to see some changes, thanks to the Office of Film & Literature Classification's strong stance against in-game drug use (Midway's last Blitz game was refused classification… » 8/12/08 11:20pm 8/12/08 11:20pm

Fallout 3 Cleared For Australian Release [Update]

In its original state, Fallout 3 was deemed no good for the Australian market. Too many drug references for the Australian Office of Film & Literature Classification's liking. But now, well, now it's all good! A revised edition of the game has been cleared for release, and has been classified MA15+ by the OFLC, a… » 8/11/08 8:20am 8/11/08 8:20am

Here's Why Fallout 3 Was "Banned" In Australia

Last night, we heard that Fallout 3 had been refused classification in Australia by the Office of Film & Literature Classification. Which is a lovely, legalese term for "banned". But just what was it about the game that caused the decision? What content was deemed too explicit to be given an MA15+ rating, the highest… » 7/10/08 12:30am 7/10/08 12:30am

Fallout 3 Refused Classification In Australia

And by "refused classification", we really mean banned, since without classification it's illegal for retailers to sell the game in Australia. In an unsurprising move, the Australian Office of Film & Literature Classification have, hands bound once again by Australia's refusal to allow games to be rated R18+, deemed… » 7/09/08 8:20am 7/09/08 8:20am