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Originally Posted by ratty2k4 View Post
I bet its mainly to do with a teenager getting murdered locally (leicester) with a hammer a few years ago. The killer says to have got the idea from manhunt.
That was the media story, several statements were made by the police saying that the game had nothing to do with it.
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It would be seriously intense on the Wii, lol jumping around the room hitting somebody with a baseball bat, sneaking up on people and suffocating them with a plastic bag, slicing peoples throats

I think I will buy a Wii just for this game lol
 
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post #33 of 69
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I'm saying what has to be said...

This is madness!
This is nanny state!

Seriously, what's up with this? But whatever, people will still be able to get their hands on the game I'm sure. Something like this will simply serve to raise interest in the game.
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Guys, its cos the censors are scared of all the chavs acting out the game and actually using the killing methods in the game. The sad truth is, they probably will. You know what they're like.
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TAKE THAT UK

NOW YOU KNOW HOW WE FEEL ALL THE TIME

lol
Do I give a flying... No is the answer
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I will still get Manhunt 2, if it is the last thing I do.
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post #37 of 69
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It would be seriously intense on the Wii, lol jumping around the room hitting somebody with a baseball bat, sneaking up on people and suffocating them with a plastic bag, slicing peoples throats

I think I will buy a Wii just for this game lol
i don't think it has wii sports type controls....

EDIT: NVM, here is a quote from a article on Gamepolitics.com :
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In Manhunt 2, players can saw their enemies’ skulls in half; mutilate them with an axe; castrate them with a pair of pliers; and kill them by bashing their heads into an electrical box, where it is blown apart by a power surge. On Wii, players will not merely punch buttons or wield a joy stick, but will actually act out this violence…
post #38 of 69
For the 1st time Im in agreement with this. Manhunt IMO was fun yes but its overall message was EXTREMELY harsh and I dont care what anyone says here...Its fact that Teenage people have gone out and repeated what they have seen in this game and its ended up in deaths and serious injuries. If Manhunt2 Is any worse then Im for one glad its banned.

GTA is a puppy game compared to Manhunt.

Keep the ban in affect . Well done BBFC
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I bet its mainly to do with a teenager getting murdered locally (leicester) with a hammer a few years ago. The killer says to have got the idea from manhunt.

But come on, the people have to be psychopaths in the first place to do something like this, they cant just blame the game for their poor upbringing or whatever made them psycho in the first place.

NOPE, remember the Jamie Bulger murder? The little 3yr old that was kidnapped by 2x 8 or 9yr olds in Liverpool, then they took him down to some railway lines, where the beat him up, threw bricks at his head, basically savaged him to death....

Well, the game contained some CCTV footage from the actual investigations to the murder, showing the 2 little evil freaks leading him away from the shopping centre and thats why it's been banned.
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Well, the game contained some CCTV footage from the actual investigations to the murder, showing the 2 little evil freaks leading him away from the shopping centre and thats why it's been banned.
That just seems too personal to put footage like that in a game... They can CGI something similar
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