Bully: Scholarship Edition

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

More bad behavior in expanded high school sim.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 37 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

One of the best games of all time!

Masterpiece, work of art, perfection, this game is the definition of pure fun, the soundtrack is magnificent. Violence: Beating up kids, punching kicking, stink bombs, firecrackers all that stuff, doing some things like harrasing girls, authority and kids can fill your trouble meter, the most violent moment of this game (in my opinion) is boss fight between Norton Williams in Chapter 3, the character uses a sledgehammer which may be considered a little extreme but not too bad. Blood: No blood in all versions of the game except the Wii version, which contains animated blood during boxing matches. Biology class has occasional green blood. Alcohol/Smoking/Drug References: Characters can often be seen smoking on the alleyways, no drug use only references, a teacher named Galloway likes to drink during cutscenes of the game Profanity: ass, crap, damn, hell, bitch, whore, slut are words can be heard throughout the game Sexual Content: Kissing girls and boys, references to sex (eg- "i don't know how i got mayoneese on my pants" "i'll show you what i know about chemistry and biology haha") in a mission, you have to tresspass through the girls dorm to pick up "laundry" for a perverted teacher, he can also be seen getting out of an adult shop but no detail of nudity is shown.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
age 13+

Liked it

Good game but is weird and has a few curse words

Game Details

  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Rockstar Games
  • Release date: March 3, 2008
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: T for Animated Blood, Crude Humor, Language, Sexual Themes, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco, Violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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