Featured Articles

Apple announces its Apple Watch

Apple announces its Apple Watch

Apple has finally unveiled its eagerly awaited smartwatch and surprisingly it has dropped the "i" from the brand, calling it simply…

More...
Skylake 14nm announced

Skylake 14nm announced

Kirk B. Skaugen, Senior Vice President General Manager, PC Client Group has showcased Skylake, Intel’s second generation 14nm architecture.

More...
Apple officially announces 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus

Apple officially announces 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus

The day has finally come and it appears that most rumors were actually spot on as Apple has now officially unveiled…

More...
CEO: Intel on target for 40m tablets

CEO: Intel on target for 40m tablets

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich just kicked off the IDF 2014 keynote and it started with a phone avatar, some Katy Perry…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

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