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Square Enix is bringing Final Fantasy 3 to PC, according to a German classification for the game. The USK, Germany's entertainment software regulation body, published a rating for the game earlier this month with the platform PC attached to it. The organization rated the game USK 6, approving it fo...

April 18th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Twisted Pixel's Xbox One debut release LocoCycle may also hit the Xbox 360 and PC platforms, according to recent German ratings classifications discovered by Xbox Live marketplace watchdog who goes by "@lifelower" on Twitter. The USK's ratings point to a multiplatform release alongside the game's...

October 9th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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CastleStorm may be approaching the gates of Wii U, PS3, and Vita after being listed for the three platforms by German ratings board USK. Zen Studios' eclectic fusion of Angry Birds and tower defense has already hurled itself at XBLA, Windows 8, and Steam this year. Zen didn't deny the Wii U port w...

August 8th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Nintendo has lifted the legally-motivated restriction on Nintendo eShop sales of 18+ rated content in Europe, allowing users to purchase games like ZombiU any time of the day they feel like doing so. Previously, sales of mature-rated content were limited to the hours between 11pm and 3am."Following...

March 21st 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Dead Island: Riptide, like the original Dead Island, won't be released in Germany, home base of publisher Deep Silver. Riptide creative producer Sebastian Reichert said at Gamescom he "wouldn't bet" on the game being available in Germany, but now he's stated it officially."We have no censored versi...

November 30th 2012 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Landmark titles DOOM and DOOM 2 received a USK 16+ rating in Germany today. Both titles were previously indexed by the Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons (BPjM), which placed the games in the same commercially restrictive category as porn. "We are obviously very pleased with t...

August 31st 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Epic Games president Mike Capps says he and the company were just as surprised as anyone else when Gears of War 3 obtained a classification in Germany. Last week, Gears of War 3 received an "18" rating from the German USK, making it the first Gears not to be indexed in the region. "I wish I coul...

July 22nd 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Gears of War 3 received a rating of "18" from the USK in Germany, making it the first Gears of War title not to be indexed in the region. Indexing is done by the Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons (BPjM) and doesn't outright ban a product, but essentially treats it like porn wi...

July 14th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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While we were happy to read on Siliconera that the German USK rated Double Dragon II: Wanderer of the Dragons for the Xbox 360, we can't say we were all that surprised, what with Double Dragon having appeared on the service some four years ago. No, the interesting thing for us isn't that Double...

June 24th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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A few hacks have hinted at it, a few minigames in collections like Carnival Games: Monkey See, Monkey Do have touched on it -- now it seems Microsoft is fully cashing in on the very reason for the Kinect's existence: Hole in the Wall. The game, in which players contort their body in an attempt to...

May 18th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments