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Sony Europe blamed for Manhunt 2 leak


Oct 22
// Dale North
Busted! Remember when a leaked build of Manhunt 2 managed to make its way out? Now it looks like a representative from SCEE was the responsible party, and Take-Two has just released a statement. "Take-Two Interactive has...
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Rockstar drops subtle hint, sends us a personalized Manhunt 2 straitjacket


Oct 22
// Nick Chester
I guess nobody told FedEx, but 8:30 in the morning is a little early to deliver someone a straitjacket. I suppose they had no idea that's exactly what Rockstar had tossed in a package and sent to my house -- a personalized &q...
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BBFC rejects Manhunt 2 again, Rockstar calls this a 'setback for video games'


Oct 08
// Dale North
It is no secret that the world (except for maybe the Netherlands) is not giving Take-Two/Rockstar's Manhunt 2 an easy time. The game's violent content has been beaten to a bloody pulp by the various ratings boards, and this l...
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With Manhunt 2 able to chop itself down to an M-rating, the controversial title is now heading to the PS2, PSP and Nintendo Wii on Halloween. To celebrate this compromised victory, Rockstar has teamed up with the Radio Rebell...

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[Intensely NSFW] Wrench murder: It's not just for BioShock anymore! [UPDATE]


Sep 13
// Earnest Cavalli
The above video is a compilation clip demonstrating the stunning variety of horrific assassinations one can perform with a common, everyday wrench in Rockstar Games' upcoming controversy slut title Manhunt 2. As some of you...
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Manhunt 2 before and after: neutered edition?


Sep 12
// SRVSLPS
As the October release date slowly creeps ever so closer, a select few of us have been quietly keeping tabs on Rockstar's controversial Manhunt sequel on the Wii, waiting for word of exactly how toned down the finished game i...
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Manhunt 2 uncut in The Netherlands: Get your import mojo on


Sep 04
// Jim Sterling
While America and Britain still consider their populations full of people who need entertainment screened like nations of giant infants, it seems that at least one country is sensible enough to let its people think for themse...
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Ask The Weekly Geek: AO Ratings and You


Aug 31
// ChrisFurniss
PAX knocked me on my ass, so it's been a while, but welcome back to a brand new edition of Ask The Weekly Geek! This week, I will use my MASSIVE BRAIN to tackle yet another inquiry by you, the intrepid Dtoid reader. Prepare y...
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After being picked apart by the ESRB and having us ponder if it would ever see the light of day at all, Manhunt 2 has finally been given an M rating, the green light -- and a Halloween release date! Rockstar couldn't be more ...

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Rockstar Leeds boss: The games industry should rally behind us


Aug 15
// David Houghton
With the appeal against the BBFC's banning of Manhunt 2 on-going, Rockstar has spoken out about the situation again, but this time it's the UK's Rockstar Leeds doing the talking via company founder Gordon Hall. Hall has just ...
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It's a long road from here to Manhunt 2: Rockstar's appeal could be a struggle


Aug 09
// Jim Sterling
I had reported in an earlier post that Rockstar was going to appeal the BBFC's decision to ban its PS2/PSP/Wii title Manhunt 2 in the United Kingdom. However, as one might imagine, this is not going to be an easy task. Next-G...
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Rockstar officially appeals the Manhunt 2 banning


Aug 01
// Jim Sterling
It's been a while since we ran anything on this matter, but news has now surfaced that Rockstar Games made an official plea with the Video Appeals Committee, hoping to overturn the BBFC's banning of Manhunt 2 in Britain. As y...
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Condemned 2 toned down in wake of Manhunt ban


Jul 24
// Aaron Linde
The uprising kicked up in by the de facto banning of Manhunt 2 had some folks scratching their heads. They wondered: why all the ruckus over Manhunt? The original wasn't all that great, after all. Though I count myself am...
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Rockstar hits out at GamesIndustry.biz article on Manhunt 2


Jul 21
// David Houghton
A month ago, GamesIndustry.biz ran an article on Manhunt 2 and the game's banning at the hands of the BBFC. While the article, written by contributor Rob Fahey, began by initially expressing distaste at the fact that such...
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Manhunt 2, round 2: Take-Two comes out swinging


Jul 10
// David Houghton
Finally! After a worrying period of silence, non-specific delays, and vague mumblings about standing behind the game, Take-Two havespoken out about their true feelings on Manhunt 2's recent savaging at the hands of the wo...
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UK petitions new Prime Minister over Manhunt 2 ban


Jul 01
// David Houghton
Slowly but surely, the wheels of dissent are beginning to turn in the UK. Earlier in the week, ELSPA's former leader let rip a volley of disapproval at the BBFC for its unfair and potentially industry-damaging treatment ...
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Former ELSPA boss slams BBFC's "flawed assumption"


Jun 29
// David Houghton
Now this is very interesting. While British games industry guardian ELSPA has so far disappointingly backed the BBFC's actions pertaining to Manhunt 2, it seems things would have been very different indeed under a previ...
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Captain Obvious: Manhunt 2 has been been postponed


Jun 21
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
So here's a shocker, Take-Two has announced that Manhunt 2 won't be coming out July 10 as previously planned:"Take-Two Interactive Software has temporarily suspended plans to distribute Manhunt 2 for the Wii or P...
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BBFC responds to Destructoid editor - part 2


Jun 21
// David Houghton
Today, I made a phone call to the BBFC to see if I could get them to be more specific about their thinking on the Manhunt 2 ban. I managed to get in touch with Sue Clark, their Press and Media Enquiries Officer and we had cha...
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Manhunt 2 is banned here in America too


Jun 20
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
The bad news keeps piling up for Rockstar and Manhunt 2. GamePolitics asked analyst Michael Pachter to see what he thinks Rockstar needs to do to save their asses and not have another Hot Coffee on their hands: I had estima...
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ELSPA reacts positively to Manhunt 2 ban, but will be contacting BBFC


Jun 20
// David Houghton
Paul Jackson, Director General of ELSPA has released a statement supporting the BBFC's ever so slightly draconian treatment of Manhunt 2, in which he states: A decision from the BBFC such as this demonstrates that we have...
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BBFC responds to Destructoid editor regarding Manhunt 2 banning


Jun 20
// Jim Sterling
You've all heard about the outrageous banning of Manhunt 2 by the British Board of Film Classification, as announced yesterday. You should also all be aware by now that European members of the Destructoid community have h...
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United States joins the Manhunt 2 hysteria - gives game an 'Adults Only' rating


Jun 19
// Jim Sterling
Earlier today, I broke the disappointing news that Manhunt 2 was deemed too harmful for an overprotected British public, pushing back the progression of civil liberties several decades and making me wonder if I lived in the ...
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Manhunt 2 banned in the UK (Updated for Irish gamers)


Jun 19
// Jim Sterling
Today marks a very miserable day in the supposed evolution of mankind, as the British Board of Film Classification has rejected Rockstar's PS2, PSP and Wii sequel, Manhunt 2, refusing to give it a rating and thus making i...
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Creating fear: the art of Manhunt 2


Jun 09
// Nick Chester
With the release of Manunt 2 for the PlayStation 2 and the Wii right around the corner, we're only weeks away from a full-on media blast against the videogame industry. With its violent content and subject matter, Rocksta...
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Florida Attorney General: Wii is a bit too realistic for this game


Jun 06
// SRVSLPS
It looks like all may not be all puppies and daisies in Wii-land after all. That is, if the Florida Attorney General has anything to say about it. GamePolitics came across an interview with Fox News in which Bill McCollum ex...
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New Manhunt 2 trailer: game is not yet rated; place bets now


May 31
// Nick Chester
Rockstar was kind enough to send over their latest trailer for the upcoming PlayStation 2 and Wii game, Manhunt 2, effectively ruining any chance of me actually get any sleep tonight.  The trailer sets a brutal, yet very...
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HMV's box art for Manhunt 2 is stuffed with Vitamin Win


May 20
// Jim Sterling
Hoo boy, slow news day today, huh? On a dull and lifeless Sunday such as this, what better way can we spend our overly abundant sabbath time than by laughing at the expense of that pudstick, Jack Thompson? HMV have the right ...
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Manhunt 2 images and trailer are out


Apr 13
// Anthony Burch
Love video games, but think they aren't violent enough? You'll be happy to know that Rockstar just released some new images and a trailer for Manhunt 2. The trailer basically shows nothing, so check it out at the si...
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Jack Thompson predicts future, throws temper tantrum


Mar 12
// Chad Concelmo
In the most unsurprising news of the year, Jack Thompson gets angry about some video games.The games in question? Take-Two’s upcoming Manhunt 2 and Grand Theft Auto IV. “Cotton Top” Th...

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