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Added by John E. on 7 Feb 2010 09:47
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Games Banned or Edited in Australia

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People who added this item 14 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 4.7 IMDB Rating 0
7 Sins - PC Games
Banned because of high impact of sexual references.
People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
7 Sins - PlayStation 2
People who added this item 25 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 0
50 Cent: Bulletproof - PlayStation 2
Banned because of high impact violence and cruelty. A censored version was later released.
People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 0
People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
Blitz: The League - Xbox 360
People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Banned because of drug use related to awards.
People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
Blitz: The League - PlayStation 2
People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 0
BMX XXX - PlayStation 2
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People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 2.6 IMDB Rating 0
BMX XXX - GameCube
People who added this item 12 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 3.8 IMDB Rating 0
BMX XXX - Xbox
Banned because of having the ability to play as a topless female character which was deemed as gratuitious. A censored version was later released.
People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 0
Dark Sector - PlayStation 3
Banned because of high impact violence. A censored version was later released.
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People who added this item 59 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 0
Dark Sector - Xbox 360
People who added this item 136 Average listal rating (70 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 0
Silent Hill: Homecoming - PlayStation 3
Banned because of very disturbing content specifically drilling into body parts. Konami has since modified the game to meet MA15+ guidelines.
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People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
Soldier of Fortune: Payback - PlayStation 3
People who added this item 14 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 4.5 IMDB Rating 0
People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Shellshock 2: Blood Trails - PlayStation 3
Originally release but was later banned for glorification of graffiti
People who added this item 101 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 0
The Getaway - PlayStation 2
Original released uncut with a MA15+, it was later resubmitted with more content being deemed too much for the MA15+ rating. A censored version was later released.
People who added this item 266 Average listal rating (142 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Left 4 Dead 2 - Xbox 360
Refused classification as it failed to gain a MA15+ rating. An edited version with all mutilations and questionable acts taken out has been released. It should be noted that the game is now less violent the it's predecessor which was released with a MA15+.
People who added this item 400 Average listal rating (236 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Left 4 Dead 2 - PC Games
People who added this item 16 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 0
Banned because of sexuality and nudity in relation to incentives and rewards.
People who added this item 17 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Manhunt 2 - PlayStation Portable
People who added this item 66 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 0
Manhunt 2 - PlayStation 2
People who added this item 42 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 0
Manhunt 2 - Nintendo Wii
Rockstar never submitted the game to the Australian rating board in fear of it been banned. My thoughts are due to Manhunt 1 getting banned Rockstar would have no chance with Manhunt 2 getting released in Australia even though it the game was edited.
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People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 0
Banned because of high impact violence involving dismemberment. Activision has since modified the game to meet MA15+ guidelines.
People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 4.3 IMDB Rating 0
People who added this item 110 Average listal rating (46 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0
People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
Banned because of high impact violence.
People who added this item 193 Average listal rating (102 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Manhunt - PlayStation 2
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People who added this item 34 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
Manhunt - Xbox
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People who added this item 55 Average listal rating (32 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Manhunt - PC Games
Originally rated MA15+ but Federal Attorney-General Phil Ruddock later appealed the rating thus being banned afterwards because of high-impact violence and cruelty.
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 0
Narc (Xbox) - Xbox
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People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 0
Narc (PS2) - PlayStation 2
Banned because of drug use related to incentives.
People who added this item 14 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 0
Necrovision - PC Games
Banned because of relentless gory violence. A censored version was later released with a lucrative M rating.
People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 4 IMDB Rating 0
Banned because of sexuality and nudity in relation to incentives and rewards.
People who added this item 163 Average listal rating (100 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
Postal 2 - PC Games
Banned because of gross, abhorrent content (urination, high impact violence, animal cruelty, homophobia, etc.)
People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
People who added this item 62 Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
Phantasmagoria - PC Games
Banned because of high impact violence, cruelty, and a scene of sexual violence involving rape. A censored version was later released.
People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 3 IMDB Rating 0
Reservoir Dogs - PlayStation 2
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 0
Banned because of high impact violence and cruelty.
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 9 IMDB Rating 0
People who added this item 34 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 0
Risen - Xbox 360
People who added this item 84 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
Risen - PC Games
Banned because of sexual activity and drug use related to incentives.

I'm not from Australia but I'm glad the European PEGI system we have aren't that bad when rating games. I thought I'd make this list showing the banned or edited video games in Australia however the Australian rating system is poor 15+ is the highest rating put a 18+ on the ratings for god sake. This list also games modified to meet the Australian rating system.

Games missing from the list are Voyeur, Dreamweb

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