Morning DLC: Video Games News And Rumors 6/28/14

Teddy Bridgewater is about making every rep count—virtual or otherwise.

Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports the Minnesota Vikingsrookie quarterback is, in addition to working hard on the field, using Madden to help him memorize the team’s playbook.

Bridgewater says he’s imported the entire Vikings playbook into the game and will be using it to get “virtual reps” before the team reconvenes in July for training camp.

“It helps you because you get one more rep than you had in practice, actual practice,” Bridgewater told Goessling.

Bleacher Report

The Western Australian Joint Standing Committee on the Commissioner for Children and Young People recommends in its Sexualisation of Children report that the Classification Enforcement Act should “prohibit the sale, supply, demonstration, possession or advertisement” of R18+ video games in the state.

Under Australia’s current classification system, games sold at retail need to be classified by the Australian Classification Board. The country’s Federal Parliament passed legislation to create an R18+ category for video game classification last February. The new classification system, which included the new R18+ rating, came into effect across most Australian states and territories Jan 1, 2013.

The R18+ category allows for mature themes such as relatively high levels of language, sex, violence and nudity.

Polygon

Since being established in 2009, Kickstarter has gained some famous video games on its roster, including FTL: Faster than Light, Wasteland 2, The Banner Saga, Octodad:Dadliest Catch, Castle Story, and, of course, Broken Age. Now, the crowdfunding giant is ready to introduce a new service called Play Now. It will allow EVERYONE to purchase these video games, along with others, from platform Steam.

According to the crowdfunding giant’s blog,”[On Friday], we’re excited to create a new home for these games. It’s called Play Now, and it’s a collection of over 100 Kickstarter-funded games that you can play right now on Steam. From retro zombie survival games like Organ Trail, to vintage reboots like Shadowrun Returns, to platformers like the magical Creavures, Play Now highlights all the incredible ways game developers are exploring the medium. And this is only the beginning.

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