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German authorities have privacy concerns over Xbox One

Germany’s federal commissioner for data protection Peter Schaar has expressed concerns over the privacy implications of the Xbox One. Polygon translates a German news report that Schaar has been looking into Microsoft’s console since its unveiling earlier this month. More specifically, Schaar is investigating the hardware’s always-on capabilities and the …

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Dead Island: Riptide will not be released in Germany

The follow-up to Dead Island will not make it to Germany, revealed the game’s creative producer. Techland’s Sebastian Reichert revealed Dead Island: Riptide will skip the major European games market during an interview with PCGamesN. "We have no censored version of the game so we cannot release it in Germany.” …

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Valve’s recent Steam T&C changes face legal challenge

A recent change to Steam’s terms and conditions could face legal action from a German consumer rights group. Last month Valve added a clause into Steam’s T&Cs that is designed to protect itself from class action lawsuits. Failure to agree to the changes resulted in consumers being locked out of …

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