Dead Rising? Not in Germany
Another news bit from the 'stiq, Gaming Bits reports that the Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (USK) -- Germany's software ratings board -- will not approve Capcom's undead sandbox title, Dead Rising. If true, this would be the first 360 title to be banned anywhere.
So, let's see. Lederhosen? No problem. Industrial death metal? Fine. Zombies? That's crossing the line!
[Via Joystiq. Thanks, steve]
Reader Comments (Page 1 of 1)
7-18-2006 @ 1:06PM
we're all PAL, so the germans will have to buy from amazon.co.uk/ebay/amazon.france etc
little bit of hassle but if the games getting banned, its got to be good
7-18-2006 @ 1:34PM
Bill Massie said...
7-18-2006 @ 2:23PM
If I am not mistaken it won't be the first 360 game to be banned anywhere.
I remember that Condemmned didn't get approved by the USK and you could still buy it in some stores imported from austria for a fair price. That is what I did and I live in Germany!
So I guess we will still be able to buy it here in Germany, you just need to be in the right place at the right time ;)
7-18-2006 @ 4:00PM
x cram x said...
mabey there are some nazi zombies in the game that they took offese to? i hear they dont like games with nazis in them.
7-19-2006 @ 8:35AM
They should make some sex games for the X360 and we germans / europeans could make fun about you because it is banned in the USA because americans have problems with anything more erotic than a gun - but wait, that's what you call erotic, don't you?
Come on guys, we german players are angrier about that USK-shit than you could ever be. It just sucks, no need to make fun of "lederhosen". How poor is that? We may sit outside, drink beer in the public, smoke and go through some porn. I would choose that anytime over your violent driven but prude society.
7-19-2006 @ 8:45AM
Richard Mitchell said...
Hey, I love Germany! October Fest is huge in America! And trust me, there are plenty of people who would love to see Dead Rising banned in the US of A, too.
We feel your pain.