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PSP finally joining the Tetris Club

The PlayStation Portable has been on the market in some form or another for nearly five years now -- the fact that there isn't a Tetris game available on the platform is mind-boggling. Seriously, our grandmother has Tetris on her portable defibrillator. How is it not on our half-decade-old...

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Germany's USK: Braid jumping, running to PS3

Jonathan Blow's time-manipulating puzzle-platformer, Braid, is probably best associated with Xbox 360. According to a listing on Germany's USK ratings board website (discovered by NeoGAF user Fortinbras), though, the game -- which falls under the organization's fancifully named "Jump 'n Run"...

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PSN Battle Tanks revealed by German ratings board

The last time Germany's USK ratings board hinted at a new Gameloft-developed PSN game, it proved to be completely accurate. So, there's a good chance that Gameloft's recently discovered Battle Tanks for PSN is totally legit, too. So far, all we know about Battle Tanks is that it's for PS3 and it's...

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USK lists Sexy Poker for WiiWare

Off all the downloadable software services in all the world, we never thought we'd see a game called Sexy Poker on WiiWare. And yet, according to the German USK ratings board (via GamerBytes), the Gameloft published mobile phone title is on its way to Nintendo's download service. As you may have...

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German ratings board rates Guitar Hero: Van Halen

Unfortunately, we've got a fairly strict policy against lengthy headlines -- otherwise, we would have given this post the title it properly deserves: "German ratings board Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (USK) tries to rate Guitar Hero: Van Halen, finds music therein to be far too awesome,...

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USK diagnoses PS3 with a severe case of Worms

The Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (or USK, for those who are terrified of lengthy, foreign words), Germany's game rating organization, isn't traditionally known for bringing us the hottest scoops. However, a recent listing on their site perked up our ever-attentive ears -- they recently...

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Rating suggests that Bubble Bobble Wii will journey out of Japan

We knew if we believed hard enough (and probably also if we didn't), Square Enix would bring Bubble Bobble Wii to the world. Now it is the beginning of a fantastic story! The first evidence of SE's plans to release the WiiWare game outside Japan has appeared in the form of a rating on the German...

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Rumor: Broken Sword to get resurrected on Wii? [update]

Update: Looks like someone managed to find the listing on USK's site and take a screen grab (head past the break to see it). Gamefront noticed a listing on the Germany's rating classification website, USK, that showed a new Broken Sword game for the Wii and DS. Our own search of USK's website only...

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Savage Moon: military strategy game discovered on USK

Discovered on the USK (the German equivalent of America's ESRB) is a brand new PS3 title coming from Sony Computer Entertainment: Savage Moon. Not much is known about this title except we can expect it to be a military strategy game. Considering it's published by SCE, expect it to be exclusively...

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Germans rate Death Tank for XBLA

Here's a perfect example of why superlatives are so dangerous. Just a few moments ago we published a post declaring Vigilante 8 one of the best names for a video game ever. But then, what do we see rated by Germany's USK Ratings Board for XBLA? Death Tank. That's right: Death Tank. This bitchin'...

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