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Syndicate Refused Classification in Australia

And just when we thought we'd get through the rest of 2011 without the Australian censors striking again, the Classification Board has taken out the red pen and put a big cross right through EA's futuristic reboot, Syndicate.



Submitted to the board under its real name, Syndicate has been officially Refused Classification, meaning it is effectively banned from sale, distribution or display in Australia.

We have contacted both Electronic Arts and the Board to find out just what part of the game was so distressing.

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