Bully: Scholarship Edition
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"And what's the best way to gain power and prestige at a new school? Pranks and violence, of course!" - ign.com
"Bully is one of the better gameplay experiences in recent years, letting you break a drunken schoolteacher out of an asylum, help the lunch lady drug her date, steal panties from the girls' dorm, and take pictures of snotty kids sitting on the lap of a homeless Santa." - gamespot.com
Bully: Scholarship Edition takes place at the fictional New England boarding school, Bullworth Academy and tells the story of mischievous 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he goes through the hilarity and awkwardness of adolescence. Beat the jocks at dodge ball, play pranks on the preppies, save the nerds, kiss the girl and ultimately navigate the social hierarchy in the worst school around.
Story – Scholarship Edition brings together all of the clichés surrounding school, the cliques, the teachers, the pranks and creates an environment which is hilarious to play and interesting to explore.
Variety – With 82 missions, 45 lessons, loads of mini games and collectibles, Bully provides over 30 hours of entertainment.
Pranks – Spread the mischief. Use your slingshot to annoy the school mascot, give the preppies wedgies, leave a stink bomb in the cheerleader’s locker, trip the prefects on well placed marbles, drop firecrackers in the toilets and own the school.
Characters – Over 100 voiced characters to socially interact with among several social groups; jocks, nerds, preppies, greasers, teachers, townies, carnies and of course girls.
Choice – You’re in charge. Decide whether you have a positive or negative effect when interacting or accepting missions; you can say hello to fellow classmates or deliver mean wedgies. Even decide which girls you want to kiss or what classes to skip.
Music – Original score creates a dynamic atmosphere that compliments the schoolyard experience seamlessly.
Great story and gameplay.AriOrrason | Sept. 26, 2015 | See all AriOrrason's reviews »
This is one of my personal favorites. The setting is great, the characters are interesting and well written, the story keeps you entertained the whole way through and all the side activities are fun enough to keep you entertained. For it being one of my favorite game i give it 100!
good.cubecka | Sept. 25, 2015 | See all cubecka's reviews »
Bully, otherwise known as Canis Canem Edit on the PS2 version, is the one Rockstar game that really, truly, honestly stands out. Think of it as a sort of GTA, but as a school. Sure, you don't jack cars and bang some hookers, but you do ride around on a radical skateboard and shove fat kids into lockers. Pros: +Pretty good graphics, overall. +The classes (minigames) are totally awesome! Scholarship Edition adds some new ones, like Geography. +You never see ANY duplicated NPC's standing next to each other. Completely awesome. +Tons of depth. Every single NPC has a name. ALL OF THEM. +The characters are bright and colorful. Everyone loves Mr. Galloway, and everyone hates Mr. Hattrick. +The storyline is great! I love it, and it was very carefully written. +You can kiss girls (and boys, if you're into that) for health, which really gives an authentic high school feel. +RADICAL SOUNDTRACK! Shawn Lee is a beast! +Very lively city and school. You can see people getting chased down by cops/prefects, random fights, some kids pulling pranks. Very alive. Sadly, with every game, there are cons. -Nerd Challenge for me is truly frustrating, as ConSumo is kinda difficult. -Frame rate is only capped to 30 frames. -Cameraman is obviously on drugs, as sometimes the camera freaks out. I literally failed a mission, Comic Klepto, just because the camera went spontaneously and very quickly kept flipping back and forth, left to right. I crashed into a wall and failed the mission. All within 20 seconds. Camera is a little janky. -Once you're done with all the classes, missions, and have everyone's respect to 100, it kinda feels bland and empty. -Having low/negative respect with a clique can get pretty annoying, as they always pummel you wherever you are. -Prefects will constantly yell at you for being tardy to class, even if it's 1 second (in game minute) off. Bully, gets a 8/10!
A more humorous, less violent version of GTADrakeSays | Sept. 8, 2015 | See all DrakeSays's reviews »
So, what do you expect out of a game called Bully? Do you think you're going to be giving kids flowers and petting kittens? No. You're a bully, in a prep school filled with bullies. And you bully people to become the best bully in the school, and possibly help fix the problem if you can. The gameplay is basically GTA, but less violent. You have a slightly more in depth melee system, but to make up for it, the "guns" are all quite mediocre in general, as is the gunplay. I don't want to talk about the story due to fear of spoilers, but it's fairly cliched, and it knows it. It has a lot of fun with the setting, and it's fairly humorous. Overall, the game is pretty decent. I'd recommend it.
A Great Classic!GeoffAussieSpy | Aug. 25, 2015 | See all GeoffAussieSpy's reviews »
I played Bully almost 10 years ago and I had a blast. I got it on PC for just about $3 on a sale and I've enjoyed every second of the game. I love how you get to know every single character in the game and then see them around the school and town. You get lots in this game. The story in it is amazing and the little side missions are also very good and interesting. Not repetitive at all and I love that. This game is just a great classic and if you never got the chance to play, I recommend getting it. It's just so much fun. Still lives up to today.
Bully Some KidsSparkWave | Aug. 5, 2015 | See all SparkWave's reviews »
This game is exactly what the title says. It is basically a game about bullies and bullying people. It is definitely worth it to buy. Although the graphics and controls may be old and hard to understand, once understood, the game becomes more fun. You are attending a school in which you can take or skip classes and do whatever you want basically. You can explore the area, do side missions, or just ride around. The concept is sort of like GTA, but a school simulation. This game is very fun.