Manhunt is a stealth-based survival horror video game. It is known for its intense and violent gameplay. The game was developed by Rockstar Games and released in 2003.
In Manhunt, players assume the role of James Earl Cash, a death row inmate forced to participate in a series of snuff films. The game is divided into a series of "scenes," and the primary objective is to survive and complete each scene by eliminating or avoiding hostile gang members who are pursuing the player.
Players must use stealth, distraction, and environmental interactions to progress through the game. The game's rules include staying hidden from enemies, luring them into traps, and executing them with various weapons while avoiding detection. The game's violence and dark themes generated significant controversy upon its release, making it one of the most controversial video games in the industry's history.