Wii Dare not being released in the UK

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Mar 10, 2011
  1. arogance1
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    We Dare developer Ubisoft revealed the game was pulled “following public reaction to the 12+ rating of We Dare.” The rating was awarded because most of the flirtatious fun was supposed to take place between those poor souls playing the game. The actual on-screen action was rather more suggestive than overtly explicit

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    Well crap. UK too? What's with all the puritanism lately?
     
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    What a shame.....
     
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    Muslims probably got pissy at it because it "encourages sexual relationships" or something.
     
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    NOBODY would've complained if it wasn't "marketed" to 12 year olds.
    It's a game of a provocative and lustful nature, and basically encourages sex.

    It's not about purity, just decency.
     
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    More likely moron Daily Mail readers got a sniff of it.

    It's not 'marketed' to 12 year olds anyway, it got a 12+ rating, which as far as I'm aware has nothign to do with the publishers.
     
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    NO! I'll have to pirate it and play it in French now [​IMG]

    Its not marketed to 12 year olds though. The PEGI rating is just because the game itself doesn't have enough "sexual" or "explicit" content to warrant a 16+ rating so it gets a 12+ rating.
     
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    a 12+ rating doesn't mean it's being marketed towards 12 year olds, it just means the game doesn't contain anything explicit.
     
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    Hence the quotation marks.
    Just because the software itself was not so dirty, doesn't mean that wasn't the intended usage of the product.
     
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    You're one of those anti-fun Brits, right?
     
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    The rating has nothing to do with who the game is marketed at. The marketing is done by the publisher's marketing department. The rating is done by a government agency. So the filthy, perverted, sex-crazed, indecent people who deemed the game suitable for teens is the government. And I didn't see any teens in the commercials so no, it's not "marketed" at them.
     
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    Do I have to explain this?
    When I say "marketed" I mean people misinterpret the goddamn age label's purpose.
    I know full well what the implications of the age ratings are, and they're legally binding in the UK too.

    If someone first discovered this dirty looking game on the shelf with only a 12 rating, they WOULD be disgusted.
    Just look at the boxart.
     
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    Curse you Broken Britain!
     
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    So people are idiots. You still have to explain how that makes the game any worse than it would be if it was rated 16+ or M or whatever.
     
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    so it's not available in US and UK so where the fuck are they gonna sell it than? bet you anything it won't be allowed here either [​IMG]
     
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    Boxart has a 12+ along with "Parental Guidance advised".
    So...why is it 12+? [​IMG]

    I mean, yes, there's the plus, but still...
     
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    Looks like some parents dont want their "children" to play with their boyfriend/girlfriend on Wii.

    I lol'ed at the video.
     
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    Because it didn't fit the criteria for a 16+ rating, according to the letter of the rating system. It contains no tits, violence or harsh language, therefore it doesn't warrant a higher rating. [​IMG] [/sarcasm]
     
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    the whole world is afraid of sex [​IMG]
     
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    Parental Guidance sticker is there to stop idiotic parents buying it for their 12 year olds and being shocked by the content of course. Makes perfect sense to me and seems very responsible of Ubisoft considering the low age-rating it was given.
     

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