'Manhunt' computer game is blamed for brutal killing (thanks TotalVideoGames) reports on a killing that some are trying to connect with Manhunt, the violent PS2 game: "His killer, Warren LeBlanc, 17, pleaded guilty to murder and was remanded in custody, pending reports. After the hearing, Stefan's father, Patrick, said the boys used to play 'Manhunt', a game on PlayStation 2, in which players earned points for killing people." Meanwhile, Retailer Pulls Video Game After Teen Murder has some follow-up: "Britain's biggest electronics chain, Dixons, pulled the graphically violent video game 'Manhunt' from its shops on Thursday after parents of a teenage murder victim blamed the game for the killing of their son." Meanwhile, ELSPA (The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association) has issued a press release with a statement on all this:
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