Looks like a whole new crop of Rockstar's PS2 classics could be headed to the PlayStation Store soon...
Dan Houser, vice-president of creativity for Rockstar Games, says the company “adores” cult 2006 title Bully and is waiting for the right time to begin developing a sequel. Houser says it's a matter of scheduling, telling Gamasutra that “we will see what we can do with Bully” after Bully developer Rockstar Vancouver has finished work on Max Payne 3...
Even before Rockstar had a chance to show off their school ‘em-up sandbox game the knee-jerk reactionists were knee-jerking like knee-jerking was going out of fashion. Knee-jerk. In short, a game named Bully would feature just that – bullying - with you controlling every aspect of the nasty core subject. But it's not and there's so much more to it than mindless violence. Do ignore the contradictory image above, of course.
Criminals. Superpowers. Criminals with superpowers. For a genre that's all about being able to do anything, sandbox games have become mighty predictable. But you only have to look back as far as the end of the last generation for the antidote to the industry's myopia. Bully. A game that few people talk about now, but which remains easily the equal of GTA IV in terms of playability. It needs a sequel. Here's why...
Above: Today, we’ll be listening to “The Slingshot” from the Bully soundtrack We loved Bully’s story, its world, and righting wrongs with our trusty slingshot and pocket full of stink bombs. But we also loved the game’s music, which is one of the most overlooked soundtracks we’ve come across. So turn up your volume and open your ears as we continue our audio adventures with today’s Game Music of the Day…
A few months ago we had this idea to make a “Skeletons of Street Fighter” feature. Street Fighter IV hype was asploding across the webs (GamesRadar included) and we felt there was no better time to excuse a barrage of boney bastards across the site. Then we thought, “why stop with Street Fighter?” There’ve got to be a billion goddam skeletons creeping through virtual graveyards just begging to have their toothy visage slapped on the immortal internet. Who are we to deny them such a privilege? So, without further yammering, we present, just in time for Halloween (y Dia de los Muertos), the biggest batch of skelleys you’ve ever seen...
When the Puritans began settling down in North America during the early 17th century, they didn’t practice cosplay. Those were dark days - dark, costume-less days, filled with famine, toil, and a depressingly short supply of free candy. It would take nearly 200 years for Americans and Canadians to finally embrace Halloween as a mainstream event - and it was mostly thanks to a flood of Irish and Scottish immigrants in the late 19th century.
Here come the karma police! Infamous anti-videogame attorney Jack Thompson, who was once ordered to get a mental check, has been recommended guilty for 27 of 31 misconduct charges, by Florida judge Dava Tunis.Among the charges against Thompson are dishonest or fraudulent practices, knowingly making false statements in court and making statements intended only to "embarrass or burden" other parties.Thompson's campaign
A Brazilian judge has banned the sale of Rockstar's Bully.Judge Flavio Rabello barred the sale of the game in Brazil (we're assuming that's all versions), following a request from a youth centre in Brazilian state Rio Grande do Sul.The "aggravating factor" resulting in the Bully ban, says State prosecutor Alcindo Bastos, is the fact that "everything in the game takes place inside a school," which apparently isn't fair
Let the haters and the old ladies complain about how those newfangled video computer games teach us to be killers; we've always taken the view that violent games are a pressure valve for blowing off steam in a harmless way. Don't believe it? Play something fierce and bloody the next time you're in a really bad mood, and then try telling us you didn't feel better afterward. But why stop there? If games can keep you from climbing a clock tower and expressing your inner pain in the form of
Did you behave well enough last year for Santa to bring you some new games for Christmas? Stuck on them already? Well, don't worry, we've put together a little something for you to unwrap now - that's right, the best cheats, hints and easter eggs for the top-selling Christmas games. Just hit the tabs on the left for the games you want to know about. Many of these cheats were sent in by our readers through CheatPlanet.com (thank you kindly) - so why not share your own best cheats and tricks
You turn every knob, pull every switch, press the A button, the B button, the “just get me past this effing level” button, but nothing works. After exhausting what seems to be every possible solution with no success, your burning frustration finally sears a hole through your thick ego. You have no choice, its time to put down the controller and find help. Weve all done it. Its free, easy, and available - no, not your buddys hot sister - the answer to your gaming woes. Detailed
It's obvious this new Christmas-themed Bully trailer was divinely inspired by the baby Jesus - there's bitch-slaps, scrotum-squeezing wedgies, and children simulating what its like to smack buttocks during intercourse. Just look at this guy down below. Thats just one tiny example of how hardcore this little clip is. So sponge it into your brain, vomit it out upon your friends, and thank us with a firm spanking. Just click the Movies tab above and search hard for the Christmas video. Happy
It's old news that, in the year leading up to its release, self-appointed culture critics around the globe desperately railed against Bully for its supposed violence. But even since its release - and the revelation that the game is fairly harmless - some people still refuse to let the controversy die, insisting publisher Rockstar isn't showing just how violent the game really
Tuesday 24 October 2006 Whether you think it's the ruin of Western civilisation or a Catcher in the Rye for the videogame generation, there's a far more pressing question about Canis Canem Edit: is it worth the £40? That depends. If you're any kind of fan of hand-to-hand ass-kickings, open-ended gameplay and standing up for the little guy, then the answer is a big "yes". Mixing equal parts free-form exploration, childish pranks and bare-knuckle violence, Canis Canem Edit is the story of
Oct 16, 2006 Whether you think it's the ruin of Western civilization or a Catcher in the Rye for the videogame generation, there's a far more pressing question about Bully: is it worth the $40? That depends. If you're any kind of fan of hand-to-hand ass-kickings, open-ended gameplay and standing up for the little guy, then the answer is a big, meaty "yes" to the face. Mixing equal parts free-form exploration, childish pranks and bare-knuckle violence, Bully is the story of Jimmy Hopkins, a