Joachim Herrmann

Bavarian minister: Violent games “are on the same level as child pornography and illegal drugs”

Bavarian interior minister Joachim Herrmann has likened violent games to child porn and drugs. Because they’re so obviously similar. Translated by Gamepolitics from a press release issued by the politician today: The statement contains the usual accusations that “such games are one of the causes for youth violence and also for school shootings, where images […]

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  • PC Games rallies German gamers against Christian Social Union

    The German PC Games magazine has called on gamers to mass-mail leading political figures in the ever-present “killer games” debate in the country in the wake of Zeit Online interviewing Bavarian interior minister Joachim Herrmann (translated here by GamesPolitics). In the chat, Herrmann, a Christian Social Union politician, says that any game involving “brutal violence” […]