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Manhunt 2 hacked: AO content found in PSP version

Submitted by: NecroSen @ 01:15 PM | Friday, November 2, 2007 | (url: http://gamepoliti...)

Since late yesterday GamePolitics has been following a rumor that hackers had discovered a means to reveal the original, unedited content of Manhunt 2.

Now we've had confirmation from a Take Two representative that its not a rumor.

It's true.

In other words, the apparent hack made visible some - but apparently far from all - of the content found in the version of the game rated Adults Only by the ESRB.

Following the confirmation, the Parents Television Council and California state senator Leland Yee are among the first to call on the ESRB to have Manhunt 2's M rating changed back to AO, similar to the Hot Coffee Mod incident with GTA: San Andreas.

Take-Two Sues Jack Thompson

Submitted by: Crom @ 11:41 AM | Friday, March 16, 2007 | (url: http://gamepoliti...)


"The suit alleges that Thompsons public nuisance tactic essentially violates Take Twos First Amendment rights. Lawyers for the game publisher argue that the Florida statute under which Thompson is seeking to have the games declared as nuisances essentially makes the controversial lawyer a private attorney general on behalf of the State of Florida.

Jack Thompson suing Take-Two

Submitted by: Xionic @ 03:56 AM | Sunday, March 11, 2007 | (url: http://www.joysti...)

Miami attorney and anti-violent video game activist, Jack Thompson, will file a lawsuit the week of March 19 to prevent the sale of two hyperviolent video games set to be released this year and sold to anyone under 17 years of age. The two games are Manhunt 2 and Grand Theft Auto IV. Both are made by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.