AU Wrap Up January 14-18

What Aussie gaming news went down this week? We round up the happenings in one handy post, presented in glorious chronological format!


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AU Shippin' Out January 14-18: DmC: Devil May Cry
What games were released in Australia this week? Well, just the one game, really. For a brief rundown on the newest entry to the Devil May Cry series, be sure to read AU Shippin’ Out!

Warner Bros to ask for Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition R18+ rating in Australia
The 2011 Mortal Kombat reboot was originally banned by the Australian Classification Board under terms that made it unable to be accommodated within the maximum MA15+ game classification guidelines. Recently, publisher Warner Bros confirmed that it will submit Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for classification under the new R18+ category. Check out the article for more information.

Injustice: Gods Among Us Australian collector's edition revealed
Fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us will draw its cast from the DC Comics universe. Aussie fans can now look forward to a localised collector’s edition featuring different content to that offered in the US. For more details on what this consists of, read the full article.

Valve investigating R18+ options for Left 4 Dead 2 in Australia
Following the introduction of the R18+ classification for video games in Australia, Valve has responded to user questions surrounding the local release of an unedited version of Left 4 Dead 2. The game was originally banned by the Australian Classification Board, and a modified version submitted by Valve was later released. Click through for all the info.

Green Man Gaming offers 30% discount voucher on Aust and NZ price-inflated games
Global digital games retailer Green Man Gaming has introduced a discount voucher for Australian and New Zealand customers, applicable to certain titles. The voucher was introduced in response to pressure from publishers to raise the price of certain titles for Australian and New Zealand customers. Details can be found in the article.

Free PlayStation Mobile games for Vita owners
Sony Computer Entertainment Australia has announced a free PlayStation Mobile game promotion for owners of the PlayStation Vita and other PlayStation Certified devices. For a list of compatible devices and promotional details, check out the full post.

Melbourne's ACMI cuts staff, programs
The Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI) has announced its plans to cut back on staff and exhibition programs, and has shortened its opening hours in bid to cut costs.

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