Atkinson confirms Modern Warfare 2 classification appeal in Australia


Atkinson confirms Modern Warfare 2 classification appeal in Australia

Nov 25, 2009

As reported by Laura Parker at Gamespot :

South Australian Attorney-General Michael Atkinson says game allows players to be “virtual terrorists;” Classification Board says no appeal has been received to date.

Australian gamers have long considered South Australian attorney-general Michael Atkinson as the biggest obstacle in the path toward an R18+ classification for video games. Despite his part in delaying a public consultation on the issue, Atkinson declared himself the scapegoat in the matter, claiming he was not the only AG opposed to an R18+ for gamesafter receiving masses of angry letters, e-mail, and death threats from disgruntled Aussie gamers.

 

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