Rockstar Announces Bully
Posted 27 May 2005 - 05:07 AM
Posted 27 May 2005 - 12:17 PM
that it is going to happend
Posted 27 May 2005 - 12:23 PM
|QUOTE (Spectre95 @ May 27 2005, 05:05)|
|I'm guessing this game is about the movie/book Bully? Where an actual real life bully was brutally murdered by his high school friends.|
No, it's not.
Posted 27 May 2005 - 07:05 PM
So I say let rockstar create a videogame with very minimal violence, with no zombies or aliens or whatever for you to kill.
Posted 27 May 2005 - 07:17 PM
If the player gets to be the bully, this could have a very short shelflife - advocating bullying in schools will NOT be tolerated.
If the player is the bullied, it could get all kinds of sympathy votes and wonderful hyperbole over the way the game "shows the suffering of our youth"
I also think this game will be shown from a distinctly British point of view (depite being made by OH! Canadians). That could really alienate some of you American gamers - I see how much hatred there is for the idea of a GASP! GTA:London update. The boarding schools of the UK have a very bad reputation for bullying and if it is portrayed from OUR point of view, it could turn out to be a very vicious and sordid little game.
I can't wait.
Posted 06 June 2005 - 02:36 AM Edited by Tril, 06 June 2005 - 02:44 AM.
Looks like this is gonna be one hell of a game...
Look at that badass face he's got on!
Sounds like you've been watching to much Decline Of Video Gaming!
Posted 06 June 2005 - 02:44 AM Edited by Tril, 06 June 2005 - 02:46 AM.
Posted 06 June 2005 - 03:48 PM
Posted 07 June 2005 - 12:03 AM
|QUOTE (Dalpura @ May 10 2005, 04:59)|
|I'd like to know why anyone would play it. Hasn't everyone already experienced that sort of thing after being through school, why would you want to play a video game of it? Doesn't sound like a winner to me.|
Maybe you experienced it.
Bah, it sounds like another State of Emergency. But they do have the money to explore crazy ideas, so, whatever.
Posted 07 June 2005 - 01:49 AM
Posted 07 June 2005 - 02:17 AM
|QUOTE (Dalpura @ May 10 2005, 01:59)|
|I'd like to know why anyone would play it. Hasn't everyone already experienced that sort of thing after being through school, why would you want to play a video game of it?|
Heh, columbine anyone?
Seriously though, this sounds like it might be good only for a couple laughs/hours, but maybe I'm wrong. Maybe Rockstar Games can do something besides cars and gangsters .
P.S. I live in vancouver and it rules. I shall find out what info I can.
Posted 08 June 2005 - 03:13 AM
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