Australia, up until now, has been a bad place for gaming. The ratings board down under has a maximum game rating of MA15+, meaning that games which are deemed unsuitable for a 15-year old are refused classification, effectively banning it from being released there. Many games have fallen victim to this ratings system, including GTA 3 and Manhunt.
However, that may soon change, as Game Politics reports that government officials in the country are considering the addition of an 18+ rating, allowing the sale of more mature titles. It will be discussed at their next meeting on March 28, meaning that if this goes through, gamers in the land of kangaroos and koalas will be able to enjoy violence, nudity and blood. Well, you know… the good stuff!