Controversial and massively explicit slaughter-em-up Manhunt 2 has finally been given a UK release date more than a year after the game was finished.
Pressure groups are campaigning against Sega's new MadWorld game over fears it will ruin Nintendo's family audience.
A new re-cut version of Manhunt 2 has been presented to the BBFC, but they still aren't happy with the murder-filled gore-fest and have again refused to classify the game.
Manhunt 2 was hit with an "AO" rating back in June. Now, Rockstar has altered the game just enough for it to get an "M" on the Wii.
Manhunt 2 has faced an uphill battle just to be re-rated in America with a new version, but the Dutch are now stepping in and offering a market for the uncut version.
Rockstar, still upset about Manhunt 2, says that games are an adult artform and that people often fail to understand this. Detail and quotes within.
Rockstar Games has officially sought to appeal the BBFC ban on Manhunt 2, the gory game which was the source of much controversy just a few short weeks ago.
Former Take-Two executives, Patty Tay and Kenneth Selterman, plead guilty to falsifying business records after a stock options investigations.
Apparently Sony meant to set expectations high with the controversial Killzone 2 trailer in 2005 and wasn't lying about the quality of the finished product.
Sony streamlines and lightens the PS2, whilst letting Europeans know just what to expect in terms of PS3 price cuts. Is Sony going to be nice to Europe for once?
Sony says it won't buy exclusive games for the PS3, but will instead earn exclusive games on the merit of its hardware.
EA has been bitch-slapped by the Advertising Standards Authority for irresponsible advertising.
Nintendo announces that it will not release an AO rated title. Sony agrees.
The ESRB has given a preliminary Adults Only rating to both versions of Manhunt 2 in America.
The British Board of Film Classification has issued its second outright ban on a video game in a decade. Rockstar's Manhunt 2 will now be illegal to obtain in the UK.
The British Board of Film Classification has released a report studying the attitudes of Britains gaming communities
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