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THQ submits 50 Cent to BBFC

Blood on the Sand gets an 18 rating.

A BBFC rating for 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand has all but confirmed THQ as the new publisher.

The game was was awarded an 18 certificate for containing "Strong Violence", based on code submitted by THQ International. Ooh, cryptic.

This follows recent goings-on in Australia, where the game was stamped with a 15+ rating for similar THQ-submitted code.

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand was dropped by the wayside when original publisher Sierra (Vivendi) merged with Activision earlier this year.

The timely arrival of the BBFC rating also suggests we may see the PS3 and 360 game as soon as this Christmas.

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand, a sequel to 50 Cent: Bulletproof, is a third-person shooter built on Unreal Engine 3 and set in the Middle-East.

In the game, hero 50 and band G-Unit are given a diamond-encrusted skull as payment for a gig, which is later stolen from them as they try to leave the country. This brings about all sorts of ghetto revenge. And songs.

We're waiting to hear back from THQ.

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