Bully
8.4 out of 10

Bully

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Expert Review

Igniq.com
8 February 2008

Bully – Review

GameCritics.com
13 January 2008
  • Excerpt: Before its release, Rockstar’s Bully found itself in the center of a media firestorm. The subject of nonspecific and wildly rampant hyperbole, popular media had a heyday painting it as a "Columbine simulator" and the next major piece of socially irresponsible entertainment set to corrupt the...
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Intimidation game in a high school setting.

Common Sense Media
19 July 2007
  • Summary: Parents need to know that this game is about bullying behavior in a school setting. There is plenty of psychological brutality and physical violence. Weapons include a baseball bat, garbage can lid, and fire extinguisher but there are no guns, blood, or gore.
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Overall 9
9.2

Bully

Playstation Illustrated
19 July 2007
  • Excerpt: Bully is the latest incarnation from the devilish minds of Rockstar Games, makers of the immortal and genre defining classic, Grand Theft Auto . This title strays from the path of car jacking, Mafioso madness, and extends into the juvenile realm of the Bullworth Academy boarding school, as one young...
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Overall 9
9.3

Bully

Game Over Online
17 July 2007
  • Excerpt: Rockstar brought the sandbox genre to prominence with a surprising hit in GTA III, so it's only fitting that they'd revive it after years of stagnation caused by copycat games like True Crime that butchered the concept.
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Overall 8
8.0

Bully (PS2)

Tech2
1 July 2007
  • Excerpt: As I sat down to play Rockstar’s latest free roaming game, which by the way isn’t related to the GTA universe at all, a number of thoughts kept running through my head. Would Bully live up to the high standards set by most Rockstar games?
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Bully

GameBrink
5 February 2007
Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

GamesAreFun
30 December 2006
  • Excerpt: supports this surrealistic depiction of school life with its relatively freeform gameplay. I say 'relatively' because you can't just go around punching things. No, if Hopkins breaks any rules in Bullworth, as with any other school, he gets taken down and hauled to the principal's office, and is then...
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.0
Storyline 8
8.0

Bully PlayStation 2 Review

Game Info Wire
12 December 2006
  • Excerpt: Unlike the charismatic thugs, gangsters, and killers from games like “Manhunt,” “Grand Theft Auto,” and “The Warriors,” Jimmy Hopkins doesn’t have a rap sheet -- just a few red marks on his personal record.
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Overall 9
9.0

Bully

TotalPlayStation.com
7 December 2006
  • Conclusion: School is most definitely in. A remarkable action game in all respects.
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