New Build of SCII Reportedly Granted 12+ Rating in Korea

A modified version of Blizzard’s StarCraft II has apparently made its way through Korea’s Games Rating Board (GRB) and earned a rating for gamers aged 12 and up.

This follows an earlier version of the game being branded with an adults only, or over 18, rating last month. 1UP, via a Team Liquid forum translation, indicates that Blizzard changed the color of in-game blood to black, removed vulgar language and exorcised smoking references in the game in order to achieve the lower age rating.

Blizzard may also consider releasing a separate version of StarCraft II that is aimed for adults only.

The game earned a “T” (Teen) rating from the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

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    TBoneTony says:

    I have the suddern feeling that if I was ever to have blood in my game I may we well make it rainbow blood like in Jet Force Gemini.

    And I should have those cigaretes changed into Big Boss lollies as well as those drug references changed to sherbert Whiz Fizz…



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    Dejiko says:

    I don’t know about you, but I don’t have cravings for pixilated blood, so I don’t really care if it’s black, or even completely missing.

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    nightwng2000 says:

    "…indicates that Blizzard changed the color of in-game blood to black, …"

    So… being a fictional story wasn’t enough.  To help those who have difficutly telling the difference between fiction and reality, a fictional story, with fictional blood, had to have fictional blood COLOR?

    What’s next?  Will the fictional blood have to be called "sauce" and it topples out of the fictional body in square chunks?


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