Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel becomes Australia's third R18+ game

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel is now Australia's third R18+ game, according to an entry the country's official classification board.

This latest submission to the Australian Classification Board joins free-to-play fighting game Spartacus Legends and Ninja Gaiden: Razor's Edge for Wii U as the first group of games to receive an R18+ rating following the introduction of new classification guidelines for video games on Jan. 1, 2013.

According to the Classification Board entry for Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel, the board cites high impact violence and strong impact themes as the primary reasons behind the rating.

The previously-banned Mortal Kombat is having its Komplete Edition submitted to the Classification Board for consideration under the new R18+ rating. Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel is scheduled to launch on March 28 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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