Interview on R18+ games on 4ZzZ’s ZedGames

Last month, I was interviewed by 4ZzZ’s Zed Games show on the introduction of an R18+ rating in Australia. The show also includes an interview with Gamers 4 Croydon. You can grab the mp3 here: 20100218-ZedGames-R18-EFA-G4C. Thanks a lot to Ray and Chani for having me on the show. It’s great to see a gaming Read more about Interview on R18+ games on 4ZzZ’s ZedGames[…]

Treat us like adults: rally for an R18+ rating, Brisbane

[ Reposted from EFA ] This weekend I attended and spoke at a rally organised by Ethan Watson in favour of the introduction of an R18+ rating for computer games. Many thanks to Ethan for organising the event, and thanks to the 50 or so people who turned up to show their support. Photos courtesy Read more about Treat us like adults: rally for an R18+ rating, Brisbane[…]

SA Attorney-General Michael Atkinson on Stateline

r18, games, r18games, censorship [ Reposted from http://r18games.com ] The Escapist has a good story on a recent Stateline story on "the power play over video games". MICHAEL ATKINSON: I'm sure most people can distinguish the fantasy of a computer game from the reality. But it is the small number we know can't that leads Read more about SA Attorney-General Michael Atkinson on Stateline[…]

R18+ for Games discussion paper to be released

r18, games, censorship, r18games [ Reposted from http://r18games.com/. ] Jason Hill at The Age Blogs is reporting that the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG), at a meeting in Brisbane yesterday, agreed to release the discussion paper about the proposed introduction of an R18+ category for games in Australia. This is good news. Australian gamers will Read more about R18+ for Games discussion paper to be released[…]

R18+ for games campaign launched

r18, games, censorship, efa, r18games A recent report indicates that the South Australian Attorney-General, The Hon Michael Atkinson MP, has dug in his heels and refused to make the discussion paper on Australia's lack of an R18+ rating for games public. A spokesperson for the Victorian Attorney-General, Rob Hulls, has said that “it now appears Read more about R18+ for games campaign launched[…]