This is weird. valiant-ent.tv was a bogus VHS snuff-porn site Rockstar established way back in 2003 to promote the infamous Manhunt series until it let the registration lapse. Last month someone took over the domain and they're using it to flack a petition for a sequel. Now Manhunt's publisher is trying to regain…
Rockstar North's decade-old Manhunt game—the game that made their Grand Theft Auto series seem tame—will be downloadable on the PS3's PlayStation Network for $10, according to the Rockstar Newswire.
The evolution of graphics and physics engines (just think about ragdoll physics) in video games introduced a whole new level of violence and blood. Despite the continuous debates, like it or not, this trend won't fade away anytime soon.
Described as "Russia's Breivik"—a reference to Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian mass shooter who killed 77 in 2011—Dmitry Vinogradov already is being linked in Russian press to the bête noire of violent video games, Manhunt, as authorities probe a workplace shooting that left six dead in Moscow.
While Manhunt 2 was nowhere near as good as the first game, its cause wasn't helped by the fact the game was edited by Rockstar to avoid an "Adults Only" rating.