Salida dear readers,
my name is Jim aka "OpiumHerz" and as some of you may already guess by that nickname: I am german. With the blog series "The worst thing about censorship is ███████ " I want to simply give you a little insight in videogame censorship, which is still pretty much alive and kicking here in Germany (but I won't restrict myself to Germany exclusively). I started this blog in 2013 and consider this series to be now in Season 2. Fuck yeah! After getting frontpage-famous I'll continue to take stuff from my colleagues at Schnittberichte and recycle that stuff for your enjoyment.
This episode is about Turning Point: Fall Of Liberty Turning Point
is a 2008 released FPS that handles a WW II alternative timeline, in which the Nazis won and you have to fight them. It wasn't really that well received with a Metacritic of 43 at best. Of course with a topic like that the game isn't to be expected to release uncensored in Germany. And I bet you know alerady what happened.
Yup, they removed the Nazis again. They changed the texts etc. so they don't mention the Nazis explicitally anymore and all the Nazi symbols were removed or exchanged. they censored the handbook, they censored the artwork and the bonus artworks.
Salida, dear readers. Till next time.
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