'Bully: Anniversary Edition' Latest News & Update: Rockstar Games Released PS2 Game On iOS, Android; Should It Be Banned Too?

By M PEO , Updated Dec 12, 2016 06:16 AM EST

Rockstar Games, best known for the titles "Grand Theft Auto" and "Red Dead Redemption" series has recently released "Bully: Anniversary Edition" on Android and iOS. The original game from PlayStation 2 since 2006 is now reborn.

"Bully: Anniversary Edition" has the same full content from the original game that was published by Rockstar Games, on October 17, 2006, for Sony PlayStation 2. Since then, the game has been developed to cater different gaming consoles like Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and on Microsoft Windows. Now, the updated version of "Bully: Anniversary Edition" has finally arrived in Android and iOS, BGR reported.  

'Bully: Anniversary Edition' gameplay

Rockstar Games' "Bully: Anniversary Edition" is played from a third-person perspective. In single-player mode the players will control the character of a teenage rebel named, Jimmy Hopkins. The game is divided into five different areas: Bullworth Academy, OldBullworth Vale, Bullworth Town, New Conventry and the Blue Skies Industrial Area. Jimmy will start as a student at the Bullworth Academy and as the player progresses other areas will be unlocked.

In the Rockstar Games' "Bully: Anniversary Edition," the player will need to complete missions to progress in the story. Using melee attacks and weapons, Jimmy's character will level up to different school groups that include Bullies, Nerds, Preppies, Greasers, and Jock archetypes. The game focuses on the teenage life like attending classes, violating class rules and even starting a romantic relationship.

'Bully: Anniversary Edition' Being Banned

Rockstar Games' "Bully" the original video game of "Bully: Anniversary Edition" that was released in 2006 was banned in some countries like in the United Kingdom, BBC reported. The game was believed to be depicting violence as like what "Grand Theft Auto" violence controversy.

If "Bully: Anniversary Edition" of Rockstar Games has the same full content from the original game, it may be a question whether Google and Apple will have the same censorship over the game. It will be hard to tell if the game is still available on Android and iOS in countries where "Bully" is banned.


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