It looks likely we'll finally get an R18+ rating for games, but what does that mean for existing games and future titles? Over at Kotaku, Tracey has a comprehensive explanation of how re-classification works which is well worth a read. [Kotaku]
What Happens To Existing Games When We Get R18+?
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Twenty years ago The Matrix was released. It was a game changer for action films and special effects back in 1999. And it made a generation of teenagers including yours truly) beg their parents for floor-length leather jackets. One could explain the Matrix itself simplistically as a form of augmented reality, where humans are plugged into a faux world - most of whom are unaware that that the real world is well and truly fucked. Two decades later augmented reality is becoming increasingly prevalent for real, which begs the question - does The Matrix still actually hold up?