Manhunt 2 Gets M Rating

Andy Chalk

One Flag, One Fleet, One Cat
Nov 12, 2002
Manhunt 2 Gets M Rating

Following months of Manhunt 2 []horror title has been re-rated as M (Mature) and will go on sale in time for the holiday season.

The announcement comes after a modified version, presumably with slightly toned-down gratuitous violence and torture, was submitted to the Wii []consoles.

Sam Houser, Rockstar Games []Founder, said, "Manhunt 2 is important to us, and we're glad it can finally be appreciated as a gaming experience. We love the horror genre. Manhunt 2 is a powerful piece of interactive storytelling that is a unique videogame experience. We think horror fans will love it."

The game was developed by the new Rockstar London studio, in conjunction with original Manhunt developer Rockstar North, based out of Edinburgh. The Wii version is being handled by Rockstar Toronto.

"Manhunt 2 is an extraordinary game, and we eagerly anticipate its release in North America," said Take-Two Chairman Strauss Zelnick. The game is now scheduled for on October 31 for the PlayStation 2, PSP and Nintendo Wii systems.