Featured Articles

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

British chip designer ARM could cash in on the mobile industry's rush to transition to 64-bit operating systems and hardware.

More...
Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Samsung has lost smartphone market share, ending the quarter on a low note and Xiaomi appears to be the big winner.

More...
Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

It looks like Intel will be showing off its 14nm processors, codenames Broadwell, in a couple of weeks at CES 2015.

More...
Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the recently introduced Gainward GTX 980 4GB with the company’s trademark Phantom cooler.

More...
Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac has been in the nettop and mini-PC space for more than four years now and it has managed to carve…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 12:10

“Kiddie porn” Nintendo game available down under

Written by Nick Farell
nintendo_grey

Dead or Alive: Dimensions is fair dinkum
A video game that Nintendo pulled from sale in Sweden, Denmark and Norway after realising that it broke the law in those countries, is being sold in Australia with a PG rating.

The Nintendo 3DS handheld game Dead or Alive: Dimensions was cancelled following claims it may breach Swedish child pornography laws. Three of the game's characters, Ayane, Koroke and Kasumi, are described in the game as being under 18 years of age. But the in-game photography mode allowed you to look up characters' dresses in certain poses.

The laws in Sweden prohibit sexualised depictions of children even in cartoons. Nintendo, which began selling Dead or Alive: Dimensions in Australia on May 26, disputed claims that the scenes in the game constituted child porn and said that the Classification Board decision gave the game a PG rating which means it must be safe.

Read more.


blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments