Category Archives: Germany
Tue, Aug 09, 2011 | 14:58 BST
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood was the big winner at the German Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware awards.
Wed, Jul 13, 2011 | 10:14 BST
The BPJM has confirmed it’s to let Gears of War 3 release in Germany without any content cut from the game. The first two games were not available to buy in the country, with PEGI versions banned from going on sale. The BPJM, who had banned Gears 1 and 2 from Germany, said it had no “relevance for a ban” with 3. Germany’s seen as very strict on violent games, so this is a big win.
More over at Eurogamer. Game’s out in September for Xbox 360.
Thu, Jul 07, 2011 | 02:23 BST
GDC Europe 2011 organisers have announced three more high-profile talks for the mid-August event.
Wed, May 18, 2011 | 19:38 BST
A March 2011 study conducted by Distimo and Newzoo, surveyed iOS users living in the US and six countries in Europe, and found that 63 million iOS users are downloading 5 million games on a daily basis.
Thu, Apr 28, 2011 | 16:19 BST
A branch of the Knights Templar Bundestag would like production of “negative computer games” banned, and a prohibition placed on negative games coming into Germany.
Tue, Apr 19, 2011 | 13:30 BST
Gamescom’s organiser has said the current number of registered exhibitors for this year’s show is up 20 percent on the same point last year. Plus, the trade and consumer event will welcome Mexican exhibitors with a new country-specific pavilion.
Fri, Apr 15, 2011 | 10:21 BST
Previously known as The Leipzig Games Convention and Europe’s one-time largest games event, the trade-only GCO has been forced to shut its doors, citing a ‘lack of funding’.
Mon, Mar 21, 2011 | 17:58 GMT
As of today, Koelnmesse has kicked off ticket sales for this year’s gamescom in Cologne.
Thu, Mar 03, 2011 | 21:37 GMT
Thursday shorts, part 2: Jaffe and console design, more GDC panel bits, THQ gets into bother over Homefront balloons
Ready for some more short goodness? Om nom nom away after the break.
Tue, Mar 01, 2011 | 05:34 GMT
Ahead of the full release to members next week, the PC Gaming Alliance has published an extract from its Horizons Report at GDC, and things are looking up for fans of the Original Platform.
Sat, Feb 26, 2011 | 16:29 GMT
A PS3 hacker in Germany, whose home was raided by police earlier this week, has decided to defy Sony even further by blasting out at the firm which is currently suing him to the tune of €1 million.
Thu, Jan 27, 2011 | 01:23 GMT
Drakensang is one of those words that sound a lot better to native German speakers, just like the literally-translated name of the classic pen-and-paper RPG which inspired the series, The Black Eye.
A second attempt to capture the feel of the Das Schwarze Auge universe, the Drakensang series just expanded with the release of River of Time.
Mon, Jan 17, 2011 | 22:14 GMT
Dead Space 2′s “friendly fire” multiplayer option has sparked controversy with Germany’s strident anti-violence policies and delayed the game into February.
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 | 06:26 BST
Update: As promised, we’ve add the official North American midnight launch event for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.
The event will take place at Fry’s Electronics at 10800 Kalama River Avenue in Fountain Valley, CA, with activities starting at 9.00pm PST on July 26, and sales of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty beginning at midnight.
Local game stores across the US may have ones that are less “official” than this one, so you may wish to check first before just showing up.
Original story follows the break.
Tue, Jul 13, 2010 | 14:52 BST
Amazon.de’s listed up a 4Gb 360 “system bundle” for €148.99.
Wed, Jul 07, 2010 | 21:35 BST
Thu, May 20, 2010 | 17:44 BST
Thu, Apr 29, 2010 | 16:03 BST
Bethesda has announced that it has expanded its global operations by opening offices in Frankfurt and Paris.
Mon, Mar 15, 2010 | 10:42 GMT
According to a Today’s Gamers MMO Focus Report by Gamesindustry.com and TNS, Americans spent an eye-watering £2.55 billion on MMOs last year.
Fri, Mar 12, 2010 | 20:04 GMT
Ubisoft’s confirmed to VG247 that the German Collector’s Edition of Silent Hunter 5 has been recalled, following reports of the game carrying swastikas.