News 10 interview with Nic on R18+ Rating

As promised, we’re putting up all of the published interviews with Nic at GDC this year. First up is his interview with News 10 on Australia’s lack of an R18+ rating for video games, featured in part 3 of our GDC Diary.

Dev: We want Australia’s games rating system to change

A number of years ago Nic Watt, formerly a lead games designer at Electronic Arts London, moved from England to Australia and founded the game studio Nnooo.  Designing video games in the commonwealth, he found, has one key flaw:  the country doesn’t allow mature-rated games to be sold within its borders.  The game developer and studio founder commented on the Australian censorship dilemma with’s Game Guys during the 2011 Game Developers Conference.

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