Gamasutra - Blogs Alex Covic's Blogs Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:07:14 EDT en-us (Simon Carless) Germany's ESRB = USK presented their annual report for 2009 - by Alex Covic 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. Fri, 29 Jan 2010 06:58:00 EST Game Developers and Industry on Twitter = Lists - by Alex Covic I present some of the lists of Game Developers, Programmers, Designers, PR and Marketing on Twitter. Thu, 21 Jan 2010 08:47:00 EST "Verboten" - Modern Warfare 2 (US), Left4Dead 2 (EU) - by Alex Covic 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. Tue, 01 Dec 2009 08:10:00 EST "Return your Killlergame - win a T-Shirt" Update from Germany - by Alex Covic 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" Wed, 14 Oct 2009 06:23:00 EDT Study: Online Map for Germany - by Alex Covic 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 % Thu, 09 Jul 2009 01:44:00 EDT Germany's Video Game Market - Notable Polls, Numbers - by Alex Covic 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. Fri, 03 Jul 2009 08:10:00 EDT