The in Germany for the age classification of video games responsibleESRB (Entertainment Software control) has the surprising 18 markingthe third-person shooter Gears of War 3 to the site Bild.decommented. "With 'Gears of War 3' we have decided on a case ofdoubt.
The Federal Department for MediaHarmful to Young has subsequently waived on an index, "said thepermanent representatives of the State Youth Authority at the USK,Jürgen Hilse. One of the reasons is the significantly lowerproportion of human-like opponents in comparison to its predecessorshave been. The fictional character of the game is consistentlyrecognizable.
Although the first two parts of theseries have appeared due to the high degree of violence in Germanynever was Gears of War 3 with the label "No release providedyouth" and will therefore appear as a single title of the seriesin Germany. Mike Capps, chief of the development studio Epic Gamesrevealed by the unexpected release of the game so surprised that hewas thinking about, and Gears of War Gears of War 2 re-submitted forevaluation by the ESRB. Following the opinion of the ESRB shouldre-classification of the predecessor but does not promise success.