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Last week, a rating appeared for the unannounced "Burnout Crash" on the Australian classification board's site. We followed up with the board to find out more about EA's mysterious "multiplatform" game, and received the following synopsis of the submitted content: "An action arcade style game set...

April 13th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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According to a report from The Age, the long-debated Australian R18+ games rating may be shot down again during a July meeting of the nation's Attorneys-General, despite receiving the full support of the federal government. Victoria AG Robert Clark has expressed concern over the proposed ratings...

April 5th 2011 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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The Australian Classification Review Board has revealed Burnout Crash, an unannounced, PG-rated title to be published by Electronic Arts. Aside from being listed for multiple platforms, no other details on Burnout Crash have been made known. The Burnout series has been on hiatus since Paradise,...

April 4th 2011 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Mortal Kombat has been refused classification in Australia, IGN AU reports. According to the site's sources, retail outlets have been asked to remove all promotional materials, as well as cancel preorders. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the game's publisher, said in a statement that it'...

February 25th 2011 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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Dissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy is set to arrive at retail one month from now, and it appears that Japan's 300 Yen ($3.64) demo -- "Prologus" (seriously) -- could accompany it to English territories. A classification for the demo popped up on the Australian Classification Board website, listi...

February 21st 2011 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Good news for music-infused puzzle game fans, as it looks like Zoë Mode is giving Chime another go. According to both the Australian Classification Board and the German USK, Chime Super Deluxe was recently classified (December 10, according to the Aussie board). It looks like this version wil...

December 13th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It looks like the super secret beta for Microsoft's next massively multiplayer Xbox Live title is going pretty well -- the Australian classification board recently gave a rating of G (for General!) to Full House Poker. If you'll recall, that's the title of the 1 vs. 100-inspired online card game wh...

November 18th 2010 at 12:35pm 0 Comments
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Bejeweled Blitz Live has been rated by Germany's USK and Australia's classification board. The Australian listing is quite vague, giving the impression the title could be bound for retailers on PC, but the USK classification blatantly declares it as an Xbox 360 title. Perhaps it will appear for bot...

November 3rd 2010 at 11:35am 0 Comments
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The development studio behind both the Pinball FX series on XBLA and Zen Pinball on PSN has just popped up on the Australian Ratings Board website under a listing for "Marvel Pinball," a "multiplatform" game. The ESRB has yet to detail it, but we get the feeling Marvel Pinball just might be a pinba...

October 20th 2010 at 12:00am 0 Comments