Aliens vs Censors

Remarkably, the Australian Classification (i.e. ‘censorship’) Board has managed to do it to themselves. They have ‘banned‘, a computer-console game that has been passedwithout cuts in the USA and UK, apparently because it contains the same horror fantasies that were explicit in the cult movies from which they derive

“The game contains first-person perspective, close-up depictions of human characters being subjected to various types of violence, including explicit decapitation and dismemberment as well as locational damage such as stabbing through the chest, mouth, throat, or eyes.” Extract from Aliens vs. Predator in Australia

Australian adults (over 18) must be allowed to see and read and think what they wish (including thoughts about the exotic impalement of the Censors). No other standard should be tolerated in a modern, open society. The Censorship Board is an enemy of such society in Australia. It should be shut-down.

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