GTA: Chinatown Wars DS in 18 rating bombshell
Drug dealing mini-games not available to minors
This means some gamers face delays of up to 18 years before they'll be able to play the game, by which time some fear it will be obsolete.
The BBFC has justified its controversial decision, saying, GTA: Chinatown Wars "contains very strong language and drug references".
Rockstar is not expected to lodge an appeal at this stage.