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Posts tagged “nazis”

Germany relaxes ban on Nazi symbols in video games

After decades of banning swastikas and such symbols of Nazis and other "unconstitutional organisations" from games, German authorities will now potentially allow them - if they serve an artistic or educational purpose. This "social adequacy" clause has allowed these symbols to be used in other artistic mediums but wasn't previously applied to video games (which only became art, as we all know, through BioShock Infinite…

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South Park’s German Version Delayed Due To The Nazis

Here's a very odd thing. South Park: The Stick Of Truth will not be available in Germany or Austria on Friday after all. Because Ubisoft left the swastikas in. A note on the German Steam page for the game states, "The Stick of Truth contains an unconstitutional symbol which means that we are unfortunately not able to release the game on the German and Austrian…

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Sith and Make Up

For those wondering if it's abstractly possible for a developer to be owned by the largest third-party publisher in the world yet still be involved in Indy game development, then we have an answer for your troubled brow: Yes! Abstractly. If they make an Indy game*, anyway. Which they won't. It'll be Star Wars again, and everyone knows it. It seems that Electronic Arts purchasing…

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Wolfenstein of Honor

I'm reviewing Medal of Honor: Airborne (it's for someone else, so thoughts on it another time - briefly though, it's pretty good, pleasingly non-linear but fairly silly). I just stumbled across this. It's a Nazi Super-Soldier. In Medal of Honor. Gas mask, experimental chaingun and everything. He took about six grenades to kill. I can't stop laughing.

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