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‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Hits Road Bump in Australia

SYDNEY—Christmas shoppers in Australia may have to make a detour to get a copy of “Grand Theft Auto V” after two of the country’s largest retailers pulled the videogame title from their shelves amid protests over content depicting violence against women.

Target Australia Pty. Ltd.— owned by Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd. but with the same branding as U.S. retailer Target Corp.—and Kmart Australia Ltd. said Thursday they would stop selling the game after an online petition launched by women who say they were…

Article source: http://online.wsj.com/articles/grand-theft-auto-v-hits-road-bump-in-australia-1417683687

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