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Shacknews' Month in Review: November 2007

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 30, 2007 5:56pm PST

The month in review starts off with a list of this month's most notable Shack-crafted features, followed by the most popular news items and feature...

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"not really, if there were a top 5 list with links to the original thread. maybe make new ..."

- zagzig32 see all 4 comments

Shacknews' Week in Review

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 21, 2007 3:13pm PST

Here's a pre-Thanksgiving holiday summary of all this week's feature content, as well as some of the more prominent news items. Features:...

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"Get some good screen cleaner like Monster Clean (comes with a no static microfiber cloth). ..."

- NuMMnUtZ see all 3 comments

Manhunt 2 Controversy Hangs On by Bloody Thread as Senators Demand ESRB Re-rating (Updated)

By Chris Remo and Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 20, 2007 3:45pm PST

Update: A Nintendo representative has returned Shacknews' request for comment on the issue with a statement defending the ESRB's rating of...

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"Wow - some bad grammar in there( children's lives, not child's lives), but you get the idea."

- Sylvanus see all 43 comments

Take-Two Proposes 'Hot Coffee' Lawsuit Settlement, Will Reward 'Offended' with up to $35

By Chris Faylor, Nov 08, 2007 3:15pm PST

Publisher Take-Two's proposed settlement for a class action lawsuit stemming from the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas "Hot Coffee" fiasco will reward...

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"People, this is why we can't have nice things... Such utter and complete bullshit these days. ..."

- Jayx77 see all 41 comments

Target Confirms Pulling All Versions of Manhunt 2 From Shelves

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 07, 2007 11:00am PST

A Target rep has confirmed with GameSpot that the store will no longer sell Rockstar Games' controversial title Manhunt 2 (PS2, PSP, Wii) in light...

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"Wow, you obviously haven't seen how Pokemon sells and people know it's from Japan, eh? Or that ..."

- Loki-Tek see all 78 comments

ESRB Defends Manhunt 2 Rating After Investigation

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 02, 2007 12:26pm PDT

Following the news of an unlockable uncensored version of Rockstar's controversial Manhunt 2 for PSP, advocacy groups like the Parents Television...

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"This is so pathetic, if playing a computer game makes you go out murder people you're obviously ..."

- minus1911 see all 9 comments

Manhunt 2 PSP Uncensored Through Hacker Trickery

By Chris Faylor, Nov 01, 2007 1:21pm PDT

Update: Rockstar has confirmed to GamePolitics that hackers have indeed reversed some, but not all, of the edits made to the PSP edition of Manhunt...

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"But then the way you are using the Comcast TV example is wrong again. You mention without ..."

- nodebug see all 39 comments

Hollow Scares: A Halloween Look at Horror-themed Gaming

By Nick Breckon, Oct 31, 2007 2:28am PDT

In celebration of Halloween, we take a look at the best and worst of spooky games.

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"For Halloween I return to Natural Selection. Came back to it for it's fifth year anniversary. It ..."

- aggro crag see all 65 comments

Rockstar: Manhunt 2 Not Neutered for Release

By Chris Faylor, Oct 30, 2007 12:01pm PDT

Though modified, Rockstar Games' brutally violent Manhunt 2 (PS2, Wii, PSP) was not neutered in the company's quest for an M rating, claims...

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"wow... that's pretty awesome... was this game any good though? "

- dedgecko see all 16 comments

The Witcher Impressions

By Nick Breckon, Oct 19, 2007 9:50am PDT

CD Projekt's new offline epic is a throwback to the wild frontier of hardcore fantasy RPGs. Warning: this preview is rated M for Mature.

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"After looking at the web page it seems not to focus on the humor very much at all... guess well ..."

- aznboysix see all 49 comments

Sin & Punishment en Route to Wii Virtual Console, Likely to be Localized for the First Time

By Chris Remo, Sep 07, 2007 12:43pm PDT

Old-school action specialist Treasure's acclaimed--but relatively obscure--Nintendo 64 rail shooter Sin & Punishment looks to be coming to...

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"awesome! I hope this is the case. I also hope Terranigma comes over as well, seeing that it ..."

- deathofrats see all 7 comments

ESRB Defends Manhunt 2's New Rating

By Carlos Bergfeld, Aug 28, 2007 1:31pm PDT

Following calls from media watchdog groups for an investigation into the ESRB's recent re-rating of Rockstar Games' Manhunt 2, the board issued a...

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"I thought it was ovibous, not many people want to see the media gain the upper hand in this, ..."

- SwiftMoose 2 see all 29 comments

Manhunt 2 Reduced to M, Releases Halloween (Updated)

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Aug 24, 2007 8:39am PDT

Rockstar Games today announced that Manhunt 2, the much-maligned game that was put on indefinite hold after receiving an Adults Only rating from...

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"He said the company as a whole. I think GTA3 is an enormously significant milestone for the ..."

- Chris Remo see all 28 comments

Judge Declares California Violent Game Bill Unconstitutional, Schwarzenegger Vows Revenge (Updated)

By Carlos Bergfeld, Aug 06, 2007 6:43pm PDT

Update: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office released a statement today saying the governor will appeal the ruling of District Judge Ronald...

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"Actually, if I saw a school-age kid actually considering that book at B&N, I'd probably buy it ..."

- GoneCommando see all 112 comments

Bully to Terrorize Xbox 360, Wii

By Nick Breckon, Jul 19, 2007 2:49pm PDT

Rockstar Toronto's acclaimed dog-eat-dog schoolyard adventure is on its way to Xbox 360 and Wii.

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"I wonder how much of a graphical bump the 360 version will get. I skipped getting this for PS2, ..."

- node see all 19 comments