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L4D 2 Once again Gets Refused Classification

The Classification Review Board met yesterday on 22 October 2009 to consider the re-application for L4D2 and unfortunately the Review Board has unanimously determined that the computer game Left 4 Dead 2 is classified RC due to extreme violence.
Looks like Australia will be stuck with an edited version of Left 4 Dead 2 indefinitely.
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LEFT 4 DEAD 2 finally gets classified

Looks like the OFLC have bowed to the immense internet pressure on them regarding Valve Software’s incoming Zombie frag fest, L4D2 with the game achieving a MA 15+ rating weeks before the game was to be re-reviewed.
I am assuming this is the unedited version of the game as the re-review was due on the 22nd [...]

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Valve Appeals L4D 2 Ban

Valve announced today it has appealed the Australian OFLC ruling of Left 4 Dead 2, hopefully they manage to convince the archaic OFLC to rate the highly anticipated Zombie Co-Op FPS.
Valve recently told IGN:
It would be a shame if folks in Australia, or anywhere else, are unable to purchase Left 4 Dead 2 because of [...]

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Doug Lombardi responds to the Aussie L4D2 ban

Doug Lombardi has just spoken to Shacknews:
“We were surprised to hear of this news yesterday,” the executive informed us. “Obviously, everyone at Valve is pretty bummed.”
“It would be a shame if folks in Australia, or anywhere else, are unable to purchase Left 4 Dead 2 because of a ratings issue,” Lombardi lamented.
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L4D 2 Banned In Australia: Left for Dead

Update:Because Australia has no R18+classification for games, Left 4 Dead 2 looks set to be banned in its current form.  Who says Aussies are the backward nation. RC classification simply means  Refused Classification.
The maximum Computer and Video game OFLC rating of MA15+ fails us gamers once again.
Left 4 Dead 2 has been refused classification in [...]

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TF2 / L4D Update 22-08-09

Left 4 Dead Engine:
- Fixed an exploit that allowed files to be uploaded to the server at arbitrary locations in the file system
- Fixed a server crash caused by a client packet claiming to be an HLTV client when HLTV is disabled on the server
- Fixed a server crash caused by spoofing a client disconnect [...]

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L4D lobby

Finally a decent “official” alternative to the openserverbrowser console command in l4d:
Left 4 Dead has been updated to include a lobby browser. The lobby browser (under Play Online) will show you a list of optimal games available for you to join. The browser pares down the thousands of lobbies and games currently being played to [...]

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