No Ninja Gaiden 3 for Germany

January 11, 2013 -

While adult Australian gamers get to enjoy the latest Ninja Gaiden game thanks to the country's new R18+ rating, their German peers appear to be SOL.

At least, I think that's what this German site Nintendo-Online is saying.  I could be wrong but I believe that says the USK (the organization responsible for computer game ratings in Germany) has blocked the release of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge for the Wii U.

That's a bummer but it's not entirely unexpected.  Germany has a nasty habit of banning violent games and Ninja Gaiden is chockful of the red stuff.

According to this press release, Ninja Gaiden 3 is now available as a digital download from the UK's Wii U eShop (from 11p to 3a, anyway) so maybe German gamers have a loophole.

-Reporting from San Diego, GamePolitics Contributing Editor Andrew Eisen


 
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