Japan's Ethics Organisation of Computer Software has decided to stop production and sale of rape-based videogames, Kotaku reports.
It's not a government decision either, apparently, but rather a self-policing move endorsed by over 100 representatives from various erotic game companies.
Exact rules and regulations will be worked out at a later date, and the Ethics Organisation will work with individual companies to ease the transition.
Syrup Soft, for example, has had to delay "Gang Raped by the Entire Village: Girls Covered in Milky Liquid" in order to change the name to "The Trap Set by the Entire Village: Bodies Covered in Milky Liquid". [Is this right? - Ed]