Entries in 'germany' (43)

German and Austrian delay for South Park: The Stick of Truth

German and Austrian delay for South Park: The Stick of Truth

South Park: The Stick of Truth will miss its March 7th release date in Germany and Austria.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 11:22AM in News
Dead Rising 3 banned in Germany, will miss Xbox One launch

Dead Rising 3 banned in Germany, will miss Xbox One launch

The notoriously strict German ratings board has banned Capcom’s Dead Rising 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2013 at 10:10AM in News
German authorities have privacy concerns over Xbox One

German authorities have privacy concerns over Xbox One

Germany's federal commissioner for data protection Peter Schaar has expressed concerns over the privacy implications of the Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 28th 2013 at 6:59AM in News
Dead Island: Riptide will not be released in Germany

Dead Island: Riptide will not be released in Germany

The follow-up to Dead Island will not make it to Germany, revealed the game’s creative producer.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Nov 30th 2012 at 11:24AM in News

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Valve's recent Steam T&C changes face legal challenge

Valve's recent Steam T&C changes face legal challenge

A recent change to Steam’s terms and conditions could face legal action from a German consumer rights group.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2012 at 11:08AM in News
WATCH IT LIVE: EA's Gamescom press conference

WATCH IT LIVE: EA's Gamescom press conference

EA's Gamescom 2012 press conference is about to kick off, and you can watch the full thing below.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2012 at 3:04PM in News
Konami moves Euro HQ to UK

Konami moves Euro HQ to UK

Konami will merge its European operations and form a new UK HQ, leaving its base in Germany.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 6th 2012 at 12:00PM in News
Diablo III faces two consumer rights battles

Diablo III faces two consumer rights battles

Blizzard is facing pressure from both sides of the globe as consumer rights groups get up in arms about Diablo III.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2012 at 2:45PM in News

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Amazon Germany predicts €399.99 Wii U price, December release

Amazon Germany predicts €399.99 Wii U price, December release

Following Amazon.co.uk’s stab at predicting the RRP and release date of Wii U last week, the retailer’s German arm has this morning made its own prediction.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2012 at 10:38AM in News
Xbox 360 banned in Germany

Xbox 360 banned in Germany

A patent dispute between Microsoft and Motorola has resulted in an injunction banning key Microsoft items from distribution in Germany – including Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2012 at 12:07PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Germany

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Germany

Germany is a crucial European market for publishers. Sales in the region generated a cool €2bn in 2011, according to research from German games trade body BIU.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 3rd 2012 at 11:30AM in News
Koch deal helps Lace crack key Euro markets

Koch deal helps Lace crack key Euro markets

A new partnership between UK publisher Lace Mamba Global and Koch Media will allow the former to bring its titles to Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 1:08PM in News

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UK leads digital and physical game sales

UK leads digital and physical game sales

NDP data shows that UK consumers buy more video games – both boxed and downloadable – than those in France, Germany in the US.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 10:45AM in News
Doom makes Xbox Live comeback

Doom makes Xbox Live comeback

Iconic ‘90s FPS Doom has returned to Xbox Live Arcade today after being absent for more than a year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 19th 2012 at 11:15AM in News
Games cost 27% less in the UK than Germany

Games cost 27% less in the UK than Germany

Admittedly, we can’t afford to drive our cars or heat our homes, but at least gaming remains affordable in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2011 at 10:48AM in News
Club Penguin embraces German market

Club Penguin embraces German market

Disney has today opened the digital doors to a fully localised version of its Club Penguin website for the German market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2011 at 3:25PM in News

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Ban on 1994's Doom finally lifted in Germany

Ban on 1994's Doom finally lifted in Germany

Germany has removed restrictions from Doom and Doom II after a ban on selling it to teenagers spanning 17 years.

by Helen French
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 11:30AM in News
Gamescom 2011 tops 550 exhibitors

Gamescom 2011 tops 550 exhibitors

Koelnmesse has announced that this year's Gamescom will play host to more than 550 exhibitors.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 12th 2011 at 10:43AM in News
Vita playable at Gamescom 2011

Vita playable at Gamescom 2011

Sony has confirmed that consumers will be able to get hands-on time with PlayStation Vita at Gamescom.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 27th 2011 at 2:24PM in News
Gears of War 3 escapes German censors

Gears of War 3 escapes German censors

Microsoft and Epic Games’ upcoming Xbox 360 shooter Gears of War 3 has remarkably survived its brush with the German content regulators and will release in full and unedited in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2011 at 4:00PM in News
Direct2Drive hits Germany

Direct2Drive hits Germany

Digital games retailer Direct2Drive has announced the launch of a German version of its popular portal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2011 at 3:59PM in News
IGN Germany signs MediaXP deal

IGN Germany signs MediaXP deal

IGN Entertainment has announced a partnership with MediaXP to publish IGN Germany.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 15th 2011 at 2:26PM in News
13 countries enter Computec contest

13 countries enter Computec contest

Studios for 13 countries around the world have already entered Computec’s Make The Game competition.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 17th 2011 at 12:24PM in News
German Monkey business bodes well for UK

German Monkey business bodes well for UK


The boxed edition of Tales of Monkey Island has taken Germany by storm, and publisher Lace Mamba Global hopes to repeat the success in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2011 at 2:43PM in News
Bulletstorm censored in Germany

Bulletstorm censored in Germany

EA's upcoming console shooter Bulletstorm – which is coming under an increasing level of media scrutiny – has been granted a release in Germany, though the game has had to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2011 at 9:56AM in News