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Luftrausers dev responds to criticisms over Nazi-esque imagery

Luftrausers from Vlambeer is full of fiction. Its name is a made up word, and the game takes place in an alternate history, set some 10 to 15 years after World War II. The game's imagery, however, from its maniacal scientists and sharp-dressed military officers to its skull-emblazoned logo, are evo...

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South Park delayed in Germany, Austria over use of swastikas

South Park: The Stick of Truth was supposed to launch in Germany and Austria this week, but it's been delayed because it contains an "unconstitutional symbol." Two guesses what that symbol might be. Hint: It's a swastika. The swastika is widely known as a Nazi emblem (regardless of its origin), ...

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There's a game that exists which has Nazi Dinosaurs in it

Okay -- Time Gentlemen, Please featured a number of Hitler-Heiling prehistoric lizards, so we guess there's now two games out there which feature Nazi Dinosaurs. Still, the more recent title to boast the hybrid, a Half-Life 2 mod titled Dino D-Day, actually allows you to go toe to talon with with t...

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Chilean PS3 ad depicts gamer giving blood to Nazi officer [update]

[Update: Apparently, BBDO Chile created these ads to submit to a number of ad design competitions and festivals, and received no official endorsement or approval from Sony. BBDO Chile's president has issued an apology for the use of Sony's branding without its permission. His full statement can be ...

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Call of Duty: World at War co-op mode pits players against Nazi zombies

There's been a number of pleasant surprises that have come out of Treyarch's upcoming installment in the wildly lucrative Call of Duty franchise -- such as the inclusion of Jack Bauer, and its uncanny resemblance to the previous, well-received chapter in the series. However, last night's episode o...

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Nintendo joins the rest of the world in not welcoming Hitler

"No online racing for you!' That's the message Nintendo is sending to Mario Kart Wii owners hoping to race their Hitler Miis on its Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service. Any attempt to bring a Mii sharing the German dictator's name online for Mario Kart Wii will be met with the following error: "Yo...

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'Heil Hitler' car auctioned in Forza 2, exposes kink in user-generated gaming

Microsoft and Turn 10 might be determined to seek and destroy acts of hatred and discrimination plastered on Xbox Live, but the publisher and developer of Forza 2 couldn't act fast enough to prevent a 1957 Mercedes 300SL, defaced by pro-Nazi symbols and sentiments, from being offered through the gam...

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Independent movie about undead Nazis to premiere on PSP

You know it's a slow news day when stories like this make it to the Fanboy. A small independent British film company plans on releasing a film about undead Nazis called "Last Evil," and they plan to distribute it online for free in iPod and PSP format. This isn't the first time an indie film has ma...

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Zombies, Aliens, or Nazis? Designing the perfect game enemy.

The net's full of debate about the perfect game protagonist (ninjas, pirates, or robots?) but too little real debate about what makes the perfect in-game enemy. In comments on yesterday's post about upcoming Xbox 360 (Japan) zombie stomper Oneechanbara, Joystiq reader Gimbal posited that risen co...

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Call of Duty 3 announced; leak confirmed [update 1]

Call of Duty 3's just been confirmed, and it looks like we were right on the money with our early leak of the WWII-related game. Back in early March, we printed the following information (and a whole lot more) on the focus of an upcoming sequel: "'CoD 3' ... is being produced by Big Red One dev Tre...

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