Reports: German Version Of South Park Delayed Because Of Swastikas

The new South Park game has swastikas in it. For the German version of the game, publishers Ubisoft said they were removing them, so as to comply with the nation's constitution, which forbids displays of the Nazi symbol. Only...Ubisoft might have screwed that up. » 3/04/14 10:30pm 3/04/14 10:30pm

Austria's Game of Thrones NFL Intro Shows America How to Do a Pre-Game

American football isn't just popular in America. It's also an attraction in Austria, whose PULS 4 network concocted this Game of Thrones-style introduction for the two conference championships the NFL plays today. It beats Cleatus, that doofus Fox Sports robot, by a mile, er, several kilometers. » 1/19/14 11:00am 1/19/14 11:00am

Tragic Robot Suicide Stuns Small Town

A Roomba in the Austrian village of Hinterstoder has, according to its owner, woken up from being powered down and hurled itself upon a working stovetop, incinerating the device and leaving naught but a pile of ashes behind. » 11/15/13 1:00am 11/15/13 1:00am

Mario Levels Made Out Of Real Animal Skulls. Creepy.

Made by artist and designer Tobias Wüstefeld for the We Love 8 Bit show in Austria this month, these two pieces are...animal skulls. Turned into floating Super Mario Bros. levels. Right. » 6/18/13 2:00am 6/18/13 2:00am

Some Germans Said They Want to Burn Video Games in Front of the…

There's a movement afoot in Germany to hold a mass burning of "killerspiele,"—their word for violent video games—in front of the Reichstag in Berlin on Jan. 27. Leni Riefenstahl died eight years ago, so if this really happens, someone else will have to film it. » 12/30/12 11:00am 12/30/12 11:00am

Austrian Politician Cleared of Charges Stemming From Anti-Muslim Flash…

A court in Graz, Austria today cleared Freedom Party deputy Gerhard Kurzmann of charges brought following last year's release of anti-Muslim flash game Moschee Baba ("Bye-Bye Mosque"). » 10/14/11 2:20pm 10/14/11 2:20pm

Wolfenstein Game Yanked From European Markets Over Swastikas

The iOS version of id Software's Wolfenstein 3D has been withdrawn from sale in two European countries over its use of the Nazi swastika. » 8/25/11 3:30am 8/25/11 3:30am

The Star Trek Game That Was Actually an Austrian Music Video

Captain Kirk rescuing the Queen of Space from the Klingons? It's not the plot to a Star Trek movie. Nor a Star Trek game. It's kind of both. Look, just watch the video. » 5/24/11 4:30am 5/24/11 4:30am

Austrian Anti-Muslim Game Stokes Outrage

A right-wing Austrian political party's published a flash game in which the countryside is overrun with minarets and mosques and players must stop their construction. Because nationalism and xenophobia's so much more fun when it's in the German language! » 9/01/10 11:40pm 9/01/10 11:40pm