Child advocates are urging parents not to
buy the video game "Manhunt 2."
The game features characters who kill and torture using
implements ranging from glass and shovels to a fuse box and a
Rated "mature," the title goes on sale Wednesday and is
considered appropriate for people 17 and up. It's made for Nintendo
Wii (wee), Sony PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 2 and costs
The game has been generating controversy since June, when the
Entertainment Software Rating Board gave it a rating of "adult
only." That would have excluded it from some big-box retailers,
including Wal-Mart. Producers at Rockstar Games submitted a
modified version of "Manhunt 2" later in the summer that got the
"mature" rating in August.