Google Removing All Games from South Korea Android Marketplace

There were rumblings last month that South Korea was going to block Android Marketplace because some games hadn't been reviewed by the Korean Game Rating Board. Oh, yeah, Korea? Well, Google's gonna just go ahead and exclude all games preemptively.

The report, from Yonhap News, quotes a Google Korea spokesperson as saying that the move was made to "abide by local law." Apple made a similar move when confronted with the same challenges.

If you live in South Korea, though, don't worry! You should be able to set up a secondary account outside the country for game download goodness. [Yonhap News via Unwired View]