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#14509 - 06/24/02 09:33 AM GTA3 Illegal
Deviation187 Offline

Registered: 03/26/02
Posts: 536
Loc: L.A Cal.
OH man, I just found out that GTA3 is illegal in Australia, i dunno how many of you knew but i just got word of it. It was illegal because of one scene where you could pick up a prostitute and then kill her. It was only 30 seconds or so of footage which has now been taken out. The game is going through reclassification and will be re-released soon in Australia and New Zealand. <img src=" title="" src="graemlins/laugh.gif" />

That's just sad...
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#14510 - 06/24/02 01:41 PM Re: GTA3 Illegal
xero Offline

Registered: 03/28/02
Posts: 192
in some country, greece or something (im sorry at the moment i cant recall which country it is) they dont allow arcades in public places...only in like casinos :rolleyes:
"Most of our imports come from outside the country" -George W. Bush

#14511 - 06/24/02 02:08 PM Re: GTA3 Illegal
Le4rner Offline
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Registered: 03/05/02
Posts: 562
Greece. I rember that law going in affect. It has to do with gambling and how out of control it became. But the Arcade industry put out adds showing major politicians gambling in non gambling areas. Still the politicians won and blamed problems on video games.

#14512 - 06/24/02 09:58 PM Re: GTA3 Illegal
bor Offline
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Registered: 03/02/02
Posts: 95
Loc: Tampa, Florida
yeah, i've known about that in australia for awhile. Wal-Mart sells the censored version as well I think.
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#14513 - 07/04/02 02:37 AM Re: GTA3 Illegal
xero Offline

Registered: 03/28/02
Posts: 192
gta censored? lol isnt that like pong?
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#14514 - 07/04/02 09:19 AM Re: GTA3 Illegal
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Registered: 02/28/02
Posts: 7193
Loc: Portland, OR; USA
Yeh the censored version is bullshit...
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#14515 - 07/04/02 10:52 AM Re: GTA3 Illegal
flashburn013 Offline
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Registered: 07/04/02
Posts: 20
Loc: The states
Yea I heard about that awhile ago. Pretty retarded people that made that law.
violent death, perversions, misery - I hope there will be an end
for these unfortunate things someday, but the reality must not be censored

#14516 - 07/04/02 09:57 PM Re: GTA3 Illegal
BackSlash Offline
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Registered: 03/16/02
Posts: 599
Loc: TN
i think that has to violate some type of law or amendment. don't i have the right to view what i want? ooh, wait, that will cause me to shoot up my school
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#14517 - 07/05/02 12:22 AM Re: GTA3 Illegal
xero Offline

Registered: 03/28/02
Posts: 192
yeah thats pretty retarded...theyve been blaming violence on video games ever since that stupid columbine incident, just cause two disturbed idiots HAPPEN to have "doom" on their computers now that must be the cause of the shooting :rolleyes:
"Most of our imports come from outside the country" -George W. Bush

#14518 - 09/14/02 03:32 AM Re: GTA3 Illegal
Snake Offline
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Registered: 03/02/02
Posts: 52
Loc: NZ
GTA3 is in NZ, its R18 i think
i rented it out the other weekend, dam good, a bit buggy.


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