Originally Posted by Bobic
If we talk about banned games in Germany only, the list would become long. Brutal games such as Mortal Kombat, Moonstone, Sword of Sodan, Wings of Fury and way more are banned here. Also Wings and Rocket Ranger because of the appearance of Nazi symbols. Oh, and not to forget Doom, of course :-)
I read today that Doom's ban has been lifted now in Germany, and the 'block' has been lifted on Steam downloads.
Germany’s Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons (Bundesprufstelle) has removed Doom – and Doom II – from its list of ‘controlled’ games, following an appeal by id’s owners Bethesda. The reason stated Because the Bundesprufstelle thinks Doom is ‘now only of artistic and scientific interest and will not appeal to youngsters’