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Violent game hits the shelves

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Manhunt 2, dubbed the most violent video game in the last decade, will be sold in the UK following a successful appeal against the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). 

 

The game, the first to be be banned in the last 10 years, has be rejected twice by the censorship agency for its "casual sadism".
However, maker Rockstar Games has succeeded in having the ban overturned after an appeal to the Video Appeals Committee.
The game was first banned in the UK in June, followed by a ban in the US.
At the time, a spokesman from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) says it wasn't possible with this game to cut or change it to make it more acceptable and the only option was to ban it.
He says the game encourages "sustained and cumulative casual sadism".
The game finally went on sale in the US in October.