Gal Gun 2 denied classification in Germany

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  1. Justinde75

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    Do some research before you make any claims.
     
  2. ut2k4master

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    i did, you didnt. and what does the video have to do with anything?
     
  3. CrazyMaxx

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    This is stupid like most things what my Nation do
    often they censire Ganes stupid or Translate some games soooo bad...
    The Luck is I can import games from Austria :)
     
  4. B_E_P_I_S_M_A_N

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    Daemon-possessed high school girls? So does that mean this game is about Linux or something?

    But, no, seriously, while this game seems rather distasteful, banning it outright seems silly. Germany's censorship policies are ridiculous.
     
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    At the computer.
    A good game? No.
    An unreasonable ban? Yes.
     
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  6. FAST6191

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    Germany did this? I know they have a thing about blood and nazis but this? I don't know that even Australia would try to take this one out.
     
  7. Spectral Blizzard

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    I just looked into the game.
    WHAT!
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    FUCK???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????-
     
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  9. TotalInsanity4

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    It's a game about non-consentually coercing schoolgirls into letting you touch them inappropriately
     
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    Hitler looks so strange when he's clean shaved.

    Ohhhhhhhhhhhh! I just realized what game this was! I remember someone streaming it, it was so funny because of how ridiculous it is! Wow, what a shame, it was ridiculous in a good way too. Germany hates waifus :(
     
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    Don't forget Senran Kagura. We all know the gameplay isn't why people buy it.. Except for the Switch game..........
     
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  12. linuxares

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    I know, I played the first one. Since it's cartoons I don't care. I'm not the main demographic of it anyway so.
     
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    Well, Germany is a shithole anyway.
     
  14. Joe88

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    this is actually the 4th game in the series

    Gal*Gun (PS3,XB360) [360 version censored]
    Gal*Gun Double Peace (PC,PS4,PSV) [all uncensored]
    Gal*Gun VR (PC) [uncensored]

    yes it even managed to get a VR release
     
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  15. RustInPeace

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    You don't watch Hentai I assume, because this is Hentai territory if you replace the rail gun aspect with banging the women. Even keeping the guns, then it's just an ecchi. I feel like I've seen a Hentai like this but the annoying thing about the genre is that I can't remember a lot of the titles. I'd enter into series nowadays and sometimes they end up being replays, but it's not like I want to change my mind (high replay value).
     
  16. VitaType

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    They tend to be alot more reluctant about things like that since the New Year's Eve thing in Cologne.
    I doub banning this trash will change anything, but... that's how they behave now and I doub enough people will raise there voice for a game like that.
    As for the Nazi thing interestingly the USK changed there guide lines in 2014 and since then even they accept computer games as art which means it should be possible to have swastikas and nazis in computer games (art, research and teaching enjoy special freedoms including the use of nazi symbols). The problem is that someone has to try to publish a game like Wolfenstein uncensored and beeing ready to take it to a court if the USK denies them a USK-18 rating. Obviously the lawers of most publishers will continue to advice the studios just to make a censored version for Germany instead of having a long court case during which the game most likely is banned.
    There was a small to medium discussion even picked-up by the online version of major newspapers (mainly the left leant papers :wacko:) here if censoring a anti-fascists game such as Wolfenstein 2 isn't more trivialiseing the topic then anything else. E.g. the mother of the person you play (B.J. Blazkowicz) isn't a jew who died in a KZ anymore, but a Pole who died "in imprisonment".
    Some left leant people think that censoring should be called historical revisionism. A harsh critic since the intension of the game was beeing anti-fascist, yet I see there point. If you take all references to the holocaus out of a game that clearly is about nazis ("the regime" lead by a person called "Heiler"... You haven't to be a genius to understand that reference especialy if the colours red-white-black are still the same on the flags and just the symbole was changed) it gives a odd feeling about the censoring :unsure:.
     
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  17. FAST6191

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    Thanks for the expansion. Germany is an interesting case in all this but most of what I see is in German which I am not so great at reading.

    I can understand why they did what they did in the aftermath but from where I sit it has been long enough and it would seem to trouble the whole free speech thing. To continue to censor even games clearly anti such things does lend some credence to the trivialising thing you mentioned.
     
  18. TotalInsanity4

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    Germany actually doesn't have a free speech clause in their constitution, or at least not in reference to Nazism and hate speech
     
  19. Sora Takihawa

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    germany is a Shithole.......:angry:
     
  20. TotalInsanity4

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    I beg your pardon?
     
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