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Parents' Guide to

Manhunt 2

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Extreme graphic violence and gore – adults only.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 13 parent reviews

age 18+

Really violent

Its a good game but has a-lot of violence
age 18+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (13 ):
Kids say (45 ):

This disturbing psychological story is even more controversial on the Nintendo Wii: With the Wii's wireless motion-sensing controllers all of your killing is performed by mimicking the movements with your hands in front of the TV. This includes stabbing by thrusting the controller forward, slashing up and down, or whacking someone over the head with a sledgehammer by moving your arms accordingly.

If the developers who created Manhunt 2 put half as much effort into making the game fun as they did into making it shocking, then maybe it would be worth picking up -- if you were a grown-up who was into truly violent entertainment. But this is not the case. What you're left with is a game that's an appalling choice for kid gamers who manage to get their hands on it and a mediocre yet disgusting experience for everyone else.

Game Details

  • Platforms: PSP , Nintendo Wii , PlayStation 2
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Rockstar Games
  • Release date: October 31, 2007
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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