Horror Game Gets Classification – Finally

  • Initially refused classification
  • No content changed
  • Arrives 27 October

SEGA says the Classification Review Board has determined that House of the Dead: Overkill – Extended Cut has been classified MA 15+ (Mature Accompanied) with the consumer advice ‘strong horror violence, strong coarse language’.

The game was originally Refused Classification by the Classification Board on 23 August 2011.

“It is with great pleasure that we announce the success of our appeal,” said Darren Macbeth, Managing Director SEGA Australia.  “We are proud to confirm that the game will be released in Australia in its original entirety, with no content altered or removed in any way. We were confident of successfully appealing the Board’s original decision to refuse classification and appreciate that the Classification Review Board has made a decision that complies with the current guidelines and framework.”

The House of the Dead: OVERKILL – Extended Cut is now due for release in Australia on 27 October 2011 exclusively for Playstation®3 computer entertainment system.