Dead Rising banned in Germany

Dead RisingGaming Bits reports that Germany's software rating organization, the Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (USK), would not approve Capcom's upcoming zombie hack-n-slasher Dead Rising. If upheld, this would mark the first instance in which an Xbox 360 game has been banned in any territory/region.

As of this post's publishing time, Dead Rising is still listed on the German version of, although the release date (or 'Veröffentlichungsdatum') has been changed to "TBD."

This article was originally published on Joystiq.