MDA announces video games rating classification

Some banned games and their new possible classifications

Reported on Straits Times on 15 Apr 08

Media Development Authority (MDA) announces a new classification system for Video games ratings. There are 2 new classifications – M18 for 18 years and above and ID check is required; Age advisory for 16 years and above but ID check not required. Other games not classified will be for everyone.

Not reported elsewhere, there is a BANNED classification on the newspaper scan. Does this mean No More Heroes and Kane & Lynch may stay banned all the way? Or is it merely stating the currently banned games. Let’s hope that the green light be given to these games soon. Comeon, if No More Heroes is banned, that means GTA4 will stand no chance.

If it turned out that there will only be 2 classifications, it will be a pleasant surprise. That means the Government is loosening on the Video games ratings.

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What this means for us? It means that clouette will start checking your ID from now on. Hahahaha… Just joking

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