Australia Under Massive Cyber Attack From Another State
Bart Swiatek, 19 June 2020, 13:19
The Australian Prime Minister reported that his country was attacked by hackers. The perpetrators were most likely acting in the service of another, unspecified country. The cyber attack affected many entities in a variety of sectors - from government, through basic services and services, industry, to important infrastructure.
Cyberpunk 2077 Without Censorship in Australia
Adrian Werner, 04 May 2020, 15:26
CD Projekt RED will not have to censor Cyberpunk 2077 to get an age rating in Australia. The game has been rated for adults only, but changes to its content will not be necessary.
Australia Sues Facebook; Up to 529 Billion Australian Dollars at Stake
Bart Swiatek, 10 March 2020, 13:36
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OIAC), the Australian authority responsible for privacy, has sued Facebook for negligence related to the Cambridge Analytica affair. The lawsuit concerns the disclosure of private information of over 300,000 users, which may result in a fine of nearly 530 billion Australian dollars.
EVE Online - $30,000 for a Virtual Starship
Bebop, 28 January 2020, 17:53
Gold Magnate from EVE Online may be the most expensive virtual spaceship in the history of video games. It was sold for over $30,000. Moreover, the whole amount will be used to help Australia.
Australia: ZeniMax Will Refund Players for Fallout 76
Konrad Serafinski, 01 November 2019, 11:56
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has ordered ZeniMax (the owner of Bethesda Softworks) to refund the players dissatisfied with the quality of Fallout 76.
Gamers Arrested for Fixing Games in CS:GO
Bart Swiatek, 26 August 2019, 11:55
Australian police have arrested six players suspected of fixing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive games. This is the first case of its kind in the history of this country.
Australia Bans Kingdom Come Deliverance For Sexual Violence [Updated]
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 August 2019, 14:10
More titles were added to the list of games banned in Australia. This time Kingdom Come: Deliverance got hit for its presentation of sexual violence. In addition, the sale of We Happy Few has been banned again.
Australian DayZ Censorship Will Affect Players All Over the World [Updated]
Christian Pieniazek, 21 August 2019, 12:25
Due to the presence of drugs, DayZ was banned in Australia. The team at Bohemia Interactive has decided to make changes that will affect players from all over the world.
Rockstar Games Works on Bonaire; Game is Already Banned in Australia
Frozen, 20 August 2019, 14:30
The Australian age rating organisation has refused to classify the latest work of Rockstar Games - Bonaire. What is the new, mysterious project of the developers of GTA and Red Dead Redemption?
Australian MP on DayZ Ban: „We're Making Ourselves a Laughing Stock.”
Jacob Blazewicz, 18 August 2019, 18:48
Tim Quilty, a member of the Australian Liberal Democratic Party, spoke on the announced ban on the sale of DayZ. In his view, the decision of ACB rating organisation makes Australia the laughing stock of the world.