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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 the changes that the BBFC requested be made to Manhunt 2 before resubmission were ‘unacceptable’. The full release reads: "We …

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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 the changes that the BBFC requested be made to Manhunt 2 before resubmission were ‘unacceptable’. The full release reads: "We …

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BBFC rejects revised Manhunt 2

The British Board of Film Classification has rejected a revised version of Rockstar’s Manhunt 2, accusing the publisher of ‘ignoring’ its suggestions for changes to the game’s content. The original version of Manhunt 2 was turned down by the BBFC in June for its ‘unremitting bleakness and callousness of tone’. …

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BBFC rejects revised Manhunt 2

The British Board of Film Classification has rejected a revised version of Rockstar’s Manhunt 2, accusing the publisher of ‘ignoring’ its suggestions for changes to the game’s content. The original version of Manhunt 2 was turned down by the BBFC in June for its ‘unremitting bleakness and callousness of tone’. …

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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 in the territory – as it would conflict with current Netherlands law. According to the Associated Press, it will still …

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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 release in the US. If the company’s plea with the Video Appeals Committee fails, it is thought that it will …

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Manhunt 2 cleared for release in US

Rockstar has finally received some good news over Manhunt 2: the game has been cleared for an October release in the US. American ratings board the ESRB has granted the game an ‘M’ classification – which allows sale to consumers of 17 years and older – after Rockstar submitted a …

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Take 2 culls Euro management

A major shake-up of Take 2’s European business will be announced on Monday – with senior management across all territory offices being made redundant. The news comes following the restructuring of the Board, plus the ousting of CEO Paul Eibeler and other directors – which took place after shareholders earlier …

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