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Banned in Europe

It all stemmed from a typical political scandal whereby a member of the leading political party was caught on video inside an illegal gambling establishment. After media uproar, all possible methods of gambling were scrutinised and blocked, resulting in all computer games on PC or otherwise being banned.

Of course, this didn't sit well with a lot of people and the law was questioned by the EU before eventually being suspended, with instruction given to the authorities not to inforce it due to it being 'unconstitutional'.

So next time you buy a duff game, at least be grateful that you can.

Justin Towell

Justin was a GamesRadar staffer for 10 years but is now a freelancer, musician and videographer. He's big on retro, Sega and racing games (especially retro Sega racing games) and currently also writes for Play Magazine,, PC Gamer and TopTenReviews, as well as running his own YouTube channel. Having learned to love all platforms equally after Sega left the hardware industry (sniff), his favourite games include Christmas NiGHTS into Dreams, Zelda BotW, Sea of Thieves, Sega Rally Championship and Treasure Island Dizzy.