Soccer connects people on a global scale, but when you play FIFA, it’s easy to only use your favorite teams. As a Mexican from Chicago, my allegiances lie with Liga MX and MLS, respectively, with some UK Premier League thrown in. Lately, though, I’ve found myself largely playing with obscure teams, and it’s made my …
As expected, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus was modified for the German market, with edits including the time-honored tradition of removing Hitler’s moustache. To counter this, a team have created their own low-budget version of the game called Wolfenstache.
Games are censored in Germany all the time, and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is no different. Here’s one of the ways the game is different to the one we’re playing in America.
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany and Leader of the Free World, was at Gamescom in Köln earlier today. And she spent some of her time in about the most Gamescom way imaginable.
Normally you’d expect a video game event to be ceremonially opened by, say, a video game executive, but Europe’s big 2017 show—GamesCom, in Köln—will be kicked off on August 22 by none other than the Leader Of The Free World herself, German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The Half-Life that was released in Germany in 1998 was a little different. Instead of marines there were robots, and instead of dying horribly the scientists would just kind of sit down and be sad. Well chin up lads, in 2017 Germany’s Half-Life is now as human and violent as everyone else’s.
This box, featuring a custom Xbox One S, controllers and a pair of Atmos x Air Max 1 ‘Elephants’, was a giveaway at Laced Up, a sneaker con in Germany. The “43" is for 43einhalb, a sneaker store in Fulda.
Oktoberfest. Stuttgart, Germany. By Joshua Champion.
In the US, Nintendo Power magazine had a monthly comic called Howard & Nester. It was, with one exception, totally kid-friendly. Cotton candy and rainbows. In Germany, however, they had their own comics in the official magazine Club Nintendo.
While some local government officials are trying to get Pokémon Go out of public spaces, the Mayor of Dusseldorf has taken the opposite approach, blocking off a bridge in the city so that players can catch pocket monsters in safety.
Blizzard is suing German company Bossland over its sale of an Overwatch cheat program called Watchover Tyrant, which does things like reveal enemy player locations on a radar.
VfL Wolfsburg, one of the best football teams in one of the best leagues on the planet, is branching out from actual team sports into the world of esports.
Last week, Blizzard filed a lawsuit against the team behind a series of bots called “Buddy,” which allow users to cheat at games such as Heroes of the Storm, Diablo III and World of Warcraft. This week, the creators of those bots are hitting back at Blizzard, claiming the company has stolen their code. But Blizzard…
This is André Schürrle. He’s a very, very good footballer. A lot of people would recognise him as a star for both Wolfsburg and the World Champion German national team. This German web TV host, however, did not.
A 23 year-old man has been fined by a German court after drugging his girlfriend so that he could...play some more video games with a friend.
In this case quite literally, as artist Aram Bartholl explores in his exhibition called Hurt Me Plenty, which uses games like Duke Nukem 3D and Doom as a case study in perspective and immersion.
Open your wallets! Wide. Germany's premiere stuffed toy maker Steiff is releasing a Godzilla plushie for a whopping 51,300 yen, or $504.
The German version of Wolfenstein is a little different from the version of Wolfenstein most of us will get to play.
Passengers at this Berlin train station would be forgiven for cloaking then running for the nearest doorway after seeing this as they emerged from their escalator ride.
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.