What was the reason behind banning the ‘Manhunt’ video game? And why is the TV series ‘Manhunt’ widely accepted by the viewers?
Till date, there have been many TV shows, movies, and even video games that have been banned due to the violation of certain guidelines or if the content is inappropriate for the viewers. Similarly, ‘Manhunt’ video game was banned by many countries, including the US. But what was the reason behind the same? For that, you will have to continue reading.
- Why is the ‘Manhunt’ game banned in the US?
- What is the ‘Manhunt’ TV series about?
- What happened at the end of ‘Manhunt: Deadly Games’?
Why was the ‘Manhunt’ video game stated inappropriate?
Released in the year 2003, and developed by Rockstar North, ‘Manhunt’ video game, initially received a lot of praises from the critics for its ominous tone. However, later, the game became a target of several controversies, mainly because of the graphic violence. Eventually, keeping in mind its violent nature, many countries banned the ‘Manhunt’ video game.
Is the ‘Manhunt’ TV series based on a true story?
Created by Jim Clemente, Tony Gittelson, Andrew Sodroski, this true-crime mini-series, set in the premises of 1990s, revolves around the FBI’s search for Unabomber. The series portrays the story of Agent Fitzgerald, who faces many obstacles while hunting down a criminal. At the same time, he also incessantly battles the bureaucracy at the Unabom Task Force (UTF), who always dismiss Fitz’s strategies and ideas for cracking down the infamous criminal.
What happened at the end of ‘Manhunt’ Season 2?
Before we explain the ending of season 2, let us warn you that it contains spoilers.
The deadly games ended with right-wing terrorist Eric Rudolph, played by Jack Huston, being accused of the bombing incident he had carried out. On the other hand, the security officer, Richard Jewell, finds it difficult to lead a normal life, after he was suspected guilty for the bombing, which Eric perpetrated.
Now, talking about whether or not the series aligned with the real-life story? Well, most of the part was somewhat related to what happened in reality, however, there were stories of a few characters who were dramatized, perhaps, to make the show seem more interesting.
Have you watched the ‘Manhunt’ TV series? If yes, did you find it to be as spine-chilling as us? Let us know in the comments below.