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“Mary Skelter 2” cleared for release in Australia fully uncensored

Game publisher Idea Factory has confirmed that their upcoming dungeon crawler title Mary Skelter 2 has been cleared for release in Australia by government’s Classification Board. The game was refused classification- effectively banned – last fall. The best part? According to Idea Factory, nothing in the game had to be altered or censored during the appeal process. Developed by Compile

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Capcom blames “Devil May Cry 5” censorship on European law; are they covering for Sony?

Capcom recently responded to a customer inquiry regarding the censorship of Devil May Cry V, indicating that a brief glimpse of Trish’s posterior censored in the PS4 version of the game due to restrictions imposed by European law. A “day one” patch added a garish purple lens flare to about two seconds of a non-interactive cutscene, though the censorship was

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DC Comics bends the knee to China, censors “The Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child” promo art

Late last week, DC Comics deleted promotional images from its social media pages after Chinese backlash. The image in question is artwork by Rafael Grampá for Frank Miller’s upcoming graphic novel The Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child, which is scheduled for release on 11 December. The image (which you can see below) displays a young hero of the “bat”

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Nearly 30 years later, “Wolfenstein 3D” unbanned in Germany

Originally released in 1992, id Software’s Wolfenstein 3D pushed the first-person shooter genre into the mainstream, pacing the way for Doom, Quake, and many other FPS titles that followed. And if you live in Germany, your government has prevented you from playing Wolfenstein 3D until now. For those unaware, Wolfenstein 3D is a World War II shooter which takes place

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Coffin Comics’ “Hellwitch: the Forsaken” graphic novel “banned” by printer

Over the weekend, Coffin Comics founder and Lady Death creator Brian Pulido announced that their upcoming graphic novel Hellwitch: the Forsaken has been unceremoniously dropped by their printer. According to Pulido, the printing company took issue with some of the mature imagery in the book, and requested that Coffin Comics & Co. either revise it or remove it altogether. Pulido

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Dungeon crawler “Mary Skelter 2” banned in Australia

Late last week, game publisher Idea Factory revealed that their upcoming dungeon crawler title Mary Skelter 2 would not be coming to Australia as the game has been refused classification by Australia’s Classification Board, which is effectively a government ban in the land down under. Developed by Compile Heart, Mary Skelter 2 is a dungeon crawler in which players traverse

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Nintendo confirms that “Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore” will be censored both in Japan and the West

Nintendo has made an important update to the Japanese website for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore confirming that the updated Switch port of the game is based on the Western version of the Wii U original. That means the upcoming Encore re-release will be censored no matter which region in which of you reside. This revelation won’t come as a

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