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The final trailer for Manhunt 2: It's got lots of whores!

The final countdown trailer for Rockstar's controversial Manhunt 2 is finally upon us. The trailer reveals more aspects to the story, the enemies you will be dealing with, some of the grousome ways you can take people out with and of course...   read

 
 
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Sony Europe blamed for Manhunt 2 leak

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 confirmed that...   read

 
 
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Rockstar drops subtle hint, sends us a personalized Manhunt 2 straitjacket

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 "Dixmor Hosp...   read

 
 
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BBFC rejects Manhunt 2 again, Rockstar calls this a 'setback for video games'

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 latest news show...   read

 
 
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Not for kids: Rockstar announces contest for Manhunt 2 bloodstained Wii

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 Rebellion 2007 tour t...   read

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

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 may have heard...   read

 
 
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Manhunt 2 before and after: neutered edition?

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 is going to be. ...   read

 
 
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Manhunt 2 uncut in The Netherlands: Get your import mojo on

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 themselves. While the...   read

 
 
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Ask The Weekly Geek: AO Ratings and You

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 yourselves for a...   read

 
 
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You can stop sacrificing goats to Satan: Manhunt 2 gets a release date!

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 proud:"Man...   read

 
 
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Rockstar Leeds boss: The games industry should rally behind us

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 done an intervi...   read

 
 
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It's a long road from here to Manhunt 2: Rockstar's appeal could be a struggle

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-Gen today report...   read

 
 
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Rockstar officially appeals the Manhunt 2 banning

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 you all know by ...   read

 
 
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Condemned 2 toned down in wake of Manhunt ban

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 among the angry m...   read

 
 
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Rockstar hits out at GamesIndustry.biz article on Manhunt 2

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 an action coul...   read

 
 
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Manhunt 2, round 2: Take-Two comes out swinging

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 world's ratin...   read

 
 
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UK petitions new Prime Minister over Manhunt 2 ban

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 of Manhunt 2. N...   read

 
 
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Former ELSPA boss slams BBFC's "flawed assumption"

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 previous watch. Form...   read

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Manhunt 2 has been been postponed

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 PlayStation plat...   read

 
 
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BBFC responds to Destructoid editor - part 2

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 chat about the iss...   read

 
 
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Manhunt 2 is banned here in America too

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 estimated [Manhunt 2 ...   read

 
 
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ELSPA reacts positively to Manhunt 2 ban, but will be contacting BBFC

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 a games rating...   read

 
 
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BBFC responds to Destructoid editor regarding Manhunt 2 banning

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 had enough and ...   read

 
 
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United States joins the Manhunt 2 hysteria - gives game an 'Adults Only' rating

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 UK or communist...   read

 
 
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Manhunt 2 banned in the UK (Updated for Irish gamers)

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 its supply illeg...   read

 
 
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