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Australian Loot Box Report Recommends “Comprehensive Review”

An Australian loot box report commissioned by the continent-sized nation recommends a “comprehensive review” of the microtransaction mechanic as reported by IGN. Loot boxes have been coming under increased scrutiny…

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[Updated] We Happy Few Banned In Australia Due To Drug Use

Upcoming indie survival adventure We Happy Few has been banned in Australia. The Australian Department of Communications and the Arts has given the game a “refused classification” rating, which will…

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Steam Prices Increasing in Several Countries Due to Sales Tax

Steam will be increasing prices for their games, enforcing sales taxes in several countries across the world. According to a statement by Valve, via Gamespot, tax amounts will be included…

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New South Wales Police Minister Attacks Aging GTA Mod

A bizarre anti-gaming story emerged out of Australia last week, as New South Wales Police Minister Troy Grant appeared in a report on 7 News Sydney complaining about a mod…

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Australian Rating Issues For Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3

Bad news for everybody over in Australia, Capcom has revealed that the PS4 release of Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 is being delayed in Australia due to rating-related issues. Ultimate…

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Steam Fined $3 Million For Refusing Refunds

Due to Steam having been found to have breached Australian Consumer Laws, Valve Corporation has been hit with a $3 million fine by Australia’s Federal Court. The fine, which was…

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The Pirate Bay to be Blocked in Australia

An Australian federal court has ordered that The Pirate Bay is to be blocked nationwide in Australia on the grounds of copyright infringement as reported by HackRead. The Pirate Bay…

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Valve Facing Up to $3 Million in Fines in Australia

After being found guilty earlier this year, Kotaku Australia is reporting that Valve is facing up to $3 million in fines from the Australian Courts over their lack of a…

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Genital Jousting, Fun, Not Available in Australia and New Zealand

The newest creation of Freelives and Devolver Digital is the party type game Genital Jousting, which has has been loosed onto Steam Early Access with a few quick notes. Firstly, it’s banned…

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The Censored Gaming Recap (22nd – 28th August 2016)

Welcome to the Censored Gaming Recap! In these articles, we take a look back at all of the latest happenings in the world of censorship and then round them up…