Bully

Platform(s): PlayStation 2
Genre: Action
Publisher: Take Two
Developer: Rockstar

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Miami Judge Wants A Copy of 'Bully' (PS2)

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT

The game's main character is 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins, who must defend himself against school bullies at a fictional U.S. boarding school called Bullworth Academy, while dealing with characters ranging from nerds and jocks to authoritarian prefects. Weapons included baseball bats that break after several blows, stink bombs and bags of marbles that when strategically thrown will lay flat most pursuers.
Miami Court Judge Ronald Friedman instructed Take-Two to get him a copy of Rockstar's upcoming Bully game, so he can play and "judge" for himself if lawyer turned crusader Jack Thompson's claim that the game is a public nuisance holds any merit. The court ordered production of the game by tomorrow at 3pm, for his full review of the game while it is being played, up to or more than 100 hours. Regardless of the ultimate ruling on the injunction, Jack Thompson calls this a huge victory against the violent video game industry. To be continued ...
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