Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Alex Covic's Blogs Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:14:53 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Germany's ESRB = USK presented their annual report for 2009 - by Alex Covic http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20100129/86525/Germanys_ESRB__USK_presented_their_annual_report_for_2009.php Germany's software rating organization USK presented their annual report for 2009. They tested 3100 games (114 more than last year) and only seven percent were rated M for Mature. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20100129/86525/Germanys_ESRB__USK_presented_their_annual_report_for_2009.php Fri, 29 Jan 2010 06:58:00 EST Game Developers and Industry on Twitter = Lists - by Alex Covic http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20100121/86451/Game_Developers_and_Industry_on_Twitter__Lists.php I present some of the lists of Game Developers, Programmers, Designers, PR and Marketing on Twitter. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20100121/86451/Game_Developers_and_Industry_on_Twitter__Lists.php Thu, 21 Jan 2010 08:47:00 EST "Verboten" - Modern Warfare 2 (US), Left4Dead 2 (EU) - by Alex Covic http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20091201/86023/quotVerbotenquot__Modern_Warfare_2_US_Left4Dead_2_EU.php The infamous German BPjM ("Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons") strikes again as predicted, hurting sales in a rich country. 1st amendment rights have no stand. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20091201/86023/quotVerbotenquot__Modern_Warfare_2_US_Left4Dead_2_EU.php Tue, 01 Dec 2009 08:10:00 EST "Return your Killlergame - win a T-Shirt" Update from Germany - by Alex Covic http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20091014/85706/quotReturn_your_Killlergame__win_a_TShirtquot_Update_from_Germany.php Families of the victims of a school attack in a town called Winnenden, (Germany) organized a demonstration on October 17th in Stuttgart. They are proclaiming "Families against Killlergames" - "Return your game & win a t-shirt" http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20091014/85706/quotReturn_your_Killlergame__win_a_TShirtquot_Update_from_Germany.php Wed, 14 Oct 2009 06:23:00 EDT Study: Online Map for Germany - by Alex Covic http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20090709/84833/Study_Online_Map_for_Germany.php Production Know your video game market! A recently published study about the Internet usage in Germany. Almost 70% of Germans are online. More than 43 Million over 14 years are online. DSL/Broadband in 2009 61,5 % http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20090709/84833/Study_Online_Map_for_Germany.php Thu, 09 Jul 2009 01:44:00 EDT Germany's Video Game Market - Notable Polls, Numbers - by Alex Covic http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20090703/84351/Germanys_Video_Game_Market__Notable_Polls_Numbers.php Production I found a niche how I can maybe be helpful to the Gamasutra Community: I will report and comment about the video games business in Germany. I was born there and live in that country for around 40 years. I'm neither working nor associated with any company. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexCovic/20090703/84351/Germanys_Video_Game_Market__Notable_Polls_Numbers.php Fri, 03 Jul 2009 08:10:00 EDT