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German special interest group to hold “killer game” protest

A German group called Action Alliance has set up a “Killer Game Drive” to take place outside the Stuttgart State Opera on October 17, where the group will commence to smashing “killer” videogames to bits and throwing them into a bin. To promote the cleansing of the country, the group has offered attendees the chance […]

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    German retailer Galeria Kaufhof has pulled violent games and DVDs from its shelves in the wake of a recent school shooting that left 15 dead. The store will no longer stock films or games sold with an 18-plus rating at all. “I think (Kaufhof’s decision) is a complete overreaction … it borders on impulsive hysteria,” […]

  • 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” […]