Archive Dead Rising banned in Germany? by Major Nelson • Jul 20, 2006 @ 8:03pm Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share via Email. Well, it’s not that simple. Boris from the Xbox Germany team (Gamertag: KugelBlitz) has a good explanation of the issues surrounding ‘Dead Rising’ and how the German ratings work. As a bonus he posted in English.