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By Jeremy Gieske, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Incredibly gruesome -- not for kids of any age.

Game PlayStation 2 2004
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age 16+

Based on 20 parent reviews

age 18+

Very Violent

This is the most violent video game in the entire world. Never let your children play this game because they can kill people in this game and maybe your child could become the killer. SO PLEASE DON'T LET THEM PLAY
age 18+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (20 ):
Kids say (41 ):

Words cannot really be used to describe Manhunt -- however, a few that come to mind are disturbing, sick, and scary. Not much else can be said for a game of which the entire focus is having the player assassinate people in the most gruesome way possible, all for the delight of a "director" who is taping your every move. If for any reason we needed to train kids to be expert killers, Manhunt could be the textbook.

Every aspect of a gruesome death is covered in slow-motion detail. The director is not happy with a simple death; instead you need to make the assassination bloodier, more cunning and more horrific to get the director's praise. Manhunt should make hardened criminals queasy, much less your kids. Keep your kids away from this one.

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