Entries in 'manhunt' (13)

Manhunt releasing digitally on PSN next week

Manhunt releasing digitally on PSN next week

One of the most controversial video games ever made is to re-enter the UK market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2013 at 3:27PM in News
Russia ponders violent games clampdown after Moscow shooting

Russia ponders violent games clampdown after Moscow shooting

Violent games could be facing a potential clampdown in Russia after authorities linked them to a recent shooting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2012 at 1:15PM in News
US: Uncut Manhunt 2 on the way

US: Uncut Manhunt 2 on the way

From this Friday gamers will for the first time be able to legally buy Rockstar’s unedited version of controversial stealth action outing Manhunt 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2009 at 11:09AM in News
Tanya Byron’s ‘difficult’ meeting with Keith Vaz

Tanya Byron’s ‘difficult’ meeting with Keith Vaz

Dr Tanya Byron has spoken of her ‘difficult’ meeting with notoriously anti-violent games MP Keith Vaz.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2008 at 7:20PM in News

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MP Keith Vaz welcomes Byron Review

MP Keith Vaz welcomes Byron Review

MP Keith Vaz has released a statement to the press welcoming the proposals within the Byron Review - but in doing so he suggests once again that Rockstar title Manhunt ...
by Neil Long
on Mar 31st 2008 at 3:37PM in News
Manhunt 2 thrown possible UK lifeline

Manhunt 2 thrown possible UK lifeline

Though there’s been no indication that Manhunt 2 publisher Rockstar is considering such action, it has been revealed that an 23 year old legal ruling means that it would be ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2007 at 12:34PM in News
Rockstar: ‘BBFC treats movies better than games’

Rockstar: ‘BBFC treats movies better than games’

Rockstar has hit out at the British Board of Film Classification for treating violent films more favourably than ‘horror’ games.

In a statement sent out today, the firm said that ...
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 8th 2007 at 5:34PM in News
Manhunt 2 release authorised in EU country

Manhunt 2 release authorised in EU country

Rockstar’s Manhunt 2 may soon enjoy a bone fide release in Europe – albeit only in Holland.

The Dutch Ministry has declined to intervene in the title’s path to retail ...

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 30th 2007 at 4:20PM in News

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Rockstar still in the dark over Manhunt 2 UK appeal

Rockstar still in the dark over Manhunt 2 UK appeal

Rockstar Games has told MCV that it has enjoyed no further development in its appeal against the BBFC’s refusal to classify Manhunt 2 – despite the game being cleared for ...
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 29th 2007 at 11:47AM in News
Rockstar thanks supporters

Rockstar thanks supporters

After a turbulent fortnight following the UK banning and, effectively, the US outlawing of its violent stealth sequel Manhunt 2, Rockstar has sent a message to its userbase thanking them ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2007 at 12:02PM in News
Sony and Nintendo block US Manhunt 2 release

Sony and Nintendo block US Manhunt 2 release

Rockstar’s controversial Manhunt 2 appeared to have received a slight reprieve yesterday after US games body the ESRB granted the game an AO licence – but now both Sony and ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2007 at 11:00AM in News
BBFC rejects Manhunt 2

BBFC rejects Manhunt 2

With Take 2 already in turmoil following the recent company-wide restructuring, the group has been dealt another blow with the news that Rockstar’s upcoming sequel Manhunt 2 has been rejected ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2007 at 12:45PM in News

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Take 2 urged to back Nintendo

Take 2 urged to back Nintendo

In an interview with Newsweek, Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime has stated that despite Take 2’s decision to bring Manhunt 2 to Wii, in the future he expects a bigger commitment ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2007 at 4:45PM in News