Game ratings under more scrutiny
Manhunt 2 will be released with an 18 certificate
Game ratings are under increased scrutiny following the decision to give Manhunt 2 an 18 certificate in the UK.
The game was approved for release after a nine-month battle between developers Rockstar and the the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC).
Its release comes as the UK games industry awaits the Byron Review into the impact of technology on children.
A Private Members Bill proposing more government oversight of the BBFC was tabled last month but was talked out.
Author: Darren Waters, Technology editor, BBC News websit, 18th March 2008
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