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'Low violence' version of Red Orchestra 2 hitting Oz
Posted: 04.08.2011 06:14 by Comments: 5
Gamers in Australia will have to settle for a "low violence" version of combat simulator Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad for now, because the mature rating has not yet been ratified for use in the country's ratings board.

Alan Wilson, vice president of Tripwire, posted an explanation in the game’s forums, saying, "We’ve put “LV” up for Australia because we haven’t got the rating back yet – and dear old Oz has just announced the new higher rating category. We are HOPING that they will take the same view as PEGI/BBFC and NOT go all silly on us. However, until we’re sure, we putting LV up to be safe. The Okkers may want to wait a few days and see what the end result is – but we’d hate for you to buy it and THEN find your ratings board can’t cope with dismemberment (like USK…)."

Red Orchestra 2 will be released worldwide on August 30. Hopefully, by then Australia will have the R18+ rating available.
Source: Gamepron

Comments

By SirRoderick (SI Elite) on Aug 04, 2011
SirRoderick
A non-mature realistic WWII shooter.....LOL!
By JonahFalcon (SI Elite) on Aug 04, 2011
JonahFalcon
Well, it's easy - just don't show blood or dismemberment.
By nocutius (SI Elite) on Aug 04, 2011
nocutius
I don't know what all the fuss is about when it comes to graphic violence in games. You can have a crazy f****d up movie but not a game, what's the difference? It's not like kids don't watch violent movies.
By SirRoderick (SI Elite) on Aug 04, 2011
SirRoderick
I'm just saying it's silly, is all.
By nocutius (SI Elite) on Aug 05, 2011
nocutius
And it is, very much so.
At least people can mod it back in, probably.