Bully

Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Intimidation game in a high school setting.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 28 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 89 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Title says it all

So you play a bad kid in a bad school and the point is to be the bully. I found it to be dull and not worth wasting more than 30mins to feel it out. As far as a Rockstar game it is tame, compared to GTA or even later Red revolvers. The problem is there is very little in the way of options and it gives kids a bad perspective about bullying. I would not let my kids play this when they are 13. Far as I got it pretty much plays out like a PG 13 movie nothing to bad language wise or gory violence.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 12+

One of the best games I have ever played

This game is made by Rockstar Games the creators of Red dead Redemption and the Grand Theft Auto series. Know some of you parents might think I should not get this game for my child because it is a Rockstar game but this one is actually rated Teen and it has its rough spots like language and sex talk but it can be turned off just with a click of the button.

This title has:

Easy to play/use

Game Details

  • Platform: PlayStation 2
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Rockstar Games
  • Release date: October 27, 2006
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: T for crude humor, language, sexual themes, use of alcohol and tobacco, violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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