Reservoir Dogs

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Genre: Action
Publisher: Eidos

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'Reservoir Dogs' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets Banned Down Under

by Rainier on June 26, 2006 @ 8:49 p.m. PDT

Reservoir Dogs is about a gang of six thugs, brought together to carry out an armed robbery on a diamond store – their identities are closely guarded, masked behind colored codenames (Mr. Blonde, Mr. White, Mr. Pink, etc.) The plan starts to fall apart when the alarm is tripped and the cops show up within moments. Four of the robbers manage to make it back to their warehouse rendezvous but it is quickly apparent that one of them is an undercover police officer – but which one?
The Aussies bring down the ban hammer once more, this time outlawing sales of Blitz Games and Eidos' upcoming movie to game adaptation of Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs. While exact reasons as to why Australia's Office of Film and Literature Classification decided to not rate, thus banning the game, is unclear, but local publisher Atari Australia decided to not fight the decision. Earlier this year, Atari was also prohibited from selling Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure. After it initially being allowed, the sales license was revoked merely days before its actual launch.
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