The retail game will be 16+ in Germany due to blasphemous content

#1 Posted by L44 (550 posts) -

It was bumped up from 12+. This is the first time this has ever happened to a game.

Thought this was a bit silly.

#2 Posted by Alexandruxx (228 posts) -

Germans have the weirdest porn and the most fucked up history, and yet they consider this blasphemous content?

#3 Posted by Twinsun (469 posts) -

It is a pretty disturbing game, I don't think a 16+ rating is that unreasonable.

#4 Posted by DeF (4797 posts) -

@Alexandruxx said:

Germans have the weirdest porn and the most fucked up history, and yet they consider this blasphemous content?

that's exactly WHY we (?) are so ridiculously over-sensitive with this stuff ...

It's laughable but apparently we can't think for ourselves and have to have a huge age gate to jump over for the tiniest joke ... or well, it gets censored to hell.

This way the other countries are supposed to feel "safe" because nothing "evil" gets through to our children (yea right lol ...couldn't even finish that thought without laughing)

#5 Posted by Morrow (1828 posts) -

@Alexandruxx said:

Germans have the weirdest porn and the most fucked up history, and yet they consider this blasphemous content?

That's exactly why they do.

#6 Posted by Seedofpower (3925 posts) -

Each is their own I suppose, I don't think it will make a difference in its sales.

#7 Posted by Village_Guy (2491 posts) -

@Twinsun said:

It is a pretty disturbing game, I don't think a 16+ rating is that unreasonable.

I have to agree with this, it a pretty gory game and with some disturbing content (even though it isn't realistic looking), I'm surprised this isn't about them raising the age-rating from 16+ to 18+.

#8 Posted by HarlechQuinn (444 posts) -

@Alexandruxx said:

Germans have the weirdest porn and the most fucked up history, and yet they consider this blasphemous content?

Aaah, priceless... Always fun when I've to "explain" and "excuse" this and the whole Hasslehoff thing to my friends around the world...

I'll never forget the embarrasing moment when we encountered a sales sign in a little kiosk in Amsterdam which stated "Animal Porn here!" in German language... At this point we decided if somebody asks we will say that we are English or Scandinavian... at least not German ;)

#9 Posted by Gargantuan (1881 posts) -

Binding of Isaac is not suitable for 12 year olds

#10 Posted by djaoni (339 posts) -

@Alexandruxx said:

Germans have the weirdest porn and the most fucked up history, and yet they consider this blasphemous content?

Gosh darn Krauts, reckonin they're humans.

#11 Posted by Shrimpy (96 posts) -

@Gargantuan said:

Binding of Isaac is not suitable for 12 year olds

This. There is some fucked up stuff in that game.

#12 Posted by evilrazer (480 posts) -

Blasphemy, Bless for You!!!

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