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Earlier in the year, we reported on the Video Standards Council Rating Board's decision to refuse Omega Labyrinth Z classification in the UK and other PAL regions. This was largely due to the game's depiction of underage girls, which was deemed sexual. Publisher PQube was quick to acknowledge the decision, and nothing more was said.

Until today, that is. In what is a fatal blow to the game's chances of launching here in the West, PQube has released a statement that says Sony has requested the cancellation of the title's localisation efforts. "PQube must respectfully comply with the wishes of the platform holder and have therefore withdrawn any future plans for Omega Labyrinth Z's European and North American release," the statement reads.

"It is with sadness that we announce that the game is cancelled on both platforms and all Western regions permanently. We will not comment further on this matter. Thank you for your support," the publisher wrote on Twitter.

With organisations like the Video Standards Council Rating Board straight up refusing to rate the game, Sony's eventual involvement seemed an inevitability. But what do you make of this? Keep things clean in the comments section below.

[via twitter.com]