Why R18 ratings are still a losing game

Behind the recent banning of two new video games lie complex questions about violence and human nature. But double standards in classification are unfairly impacting the gaming industry.

It’s the issue that has more lives than Super Mario and once again it's back to haunt Australian gamers, the video game industry and the government. 

Many assumed that when an R18 video game classification made it into Australian law, it would put an end to the government's plan to vet games and have the final say on what should and shouldn't be on the shelves. 

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