Gears of War 2 too violent for some

Gears of War 2 is being withheld in some countries thanks to censorship.

Microsoft have confirmed that Gears of War 2 won’t be sold in Germany or Japan.

Gears of War 2 was the first Xbox 360 game to break into the Japanese sales charts. It’s removal from the Japanese market comes as a blow to the Xbox 360 as Microsoft struggle to get a foothold in Japan over the PS3 and Nintendo’s consoles.

The news comes as a blow to the Xbox 360, as Microsoft struggle to get a bigger foothold in Japan.

Gears of War 2 has sold over 3 million copies worldwide. It was the first game to overtake Halo 2 as the most popular title on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 multiplayer service, Xbox LIVE.

Sources: Edge, Shacknews

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