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In the shadow of Gamescom: Germany's game scene struggling to grow up

Germany hosts the world's largest annual gaming convention, Gamescom, which last year drew 340,000 attendees and 635 exhibitors from 40 countries. Gamescom kicks off again this week in Cologne for what is sure to be an even bigger, sardine-packed public weekend. For these few days, it feels like...

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Monaco breaking into German stores with collector's edition

The Mole has been quietly polishing his Freedom Spoon, waiting for the opportune moment to strike the walls of every German retailer – and it's almost time. Monaco is getting a PC retail collector's edition in Germany this year from publisher Headup Games, the same company behind German...

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Assassin's Creed 3 Washington Edition pops up on German sites

A few German websites spotted an Assassin's Creed 3: Washington Edition lurking in a digital hay pile. If legitimate, it'll be a bundle that includes all of the DLC launched so far, along with the game itself, due out on March 28 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. The Washington Edition comes with the...

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Fantasy action game Ravensdale steaming up 360, PS3 and PC in 2012

Click to enlarge, punk Fans of steampunk fantasy don't have many choices when it comes to video games which adhere to their beloved genre. Right now, it basically boils down to Arcanum, Penny Arcade Adventures and ... Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts? Maybe? However, German developer Spellbound...

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German Borderlands importers encounter incompatible DLC

German Borderlands players who just had to import the gory, uncensored version of the title from another region are getting their comeuppance. According to a lengthy thread on the Gearbox forums, players who purchase the Zombie Island of Doctor Ned expansion from the German Xbox Live Marketplace...

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Red Orchestra: Heroes of Stalingrad announced

We're as tired as anyone of our seemingly never-ending tour of duty in the Great War, Part Deux. Still, given the unconventional road Red Orchestra has traveled we're just a teensy bit curious what developer Tripwire Interactive has tucked inside its pit helmet. The Georgia-based studio has...

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Expand your German vocabulary with the Bionic Commando developer walkthrough

The developer walkthrough provided for Capcom's upcoming swing-action retro remake, Bionic Commando, is one of the most educational videos yet to come out of the Leipzig Games Convention. Not only does the two-part sneak preview explain some of the game's core controls, but it also provides a...

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Germans are clever, almost like scientists even

Chalk this one up to functional German engineering. Our wunderbar friends can now look forward to Clever DS, an upcoming puzzle game featuring a bunch of wacky science experiments. Apparently based on the popular German television show Clever (featuring Dr. Boning and magical helicopters), the...

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Become Death's daughter in Venetica: new PC, Xbox 360 RPG

When it comes to video games, dealing with Death just comes with the territory, but while we're used to seeing him on a pale horse and lining Piers Anthony's pockets with gold, we're less informed about the old guy's family tree. Nevertheless, one thing we now know, if developer Deck 13 is to be...

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Leipzig's Games Convention challenged by Cologne's GamesCOM

In the wake of last year's severely scaled back E3, Leipzig's Games Convention emerged as a strong European alternative for game demos and announcements. That reputation might not lat long, though, as GamesIndustry.biz reports that a major German trade group is leaving Leipzig behind for a new show,...

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