Mortal combat for video game retailers

The video game industry's successful campaign for an R18 game rating is a small victory for an industry being eroded on multiple fronts, mainly through technological change.

The 10-year campaign to create an R18 video game rating is an interesting case study in industry lobbying. 

Just over 98 per cent of the 58,000 submissions to a public enquiry on the issue were in favour of R18 rating for video games.

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