GC '07: Bully: Scholarship Edition Impressions

We get a look at a Bully trailer for the Xbox 360 and Wii.

Bully: Scholarship Edition won't be free for a handful of extremely promising students, though it may be taken away from you if your grades slip. It will also bring one of the PlayStation 2's best titles to the Wii and Xbox 360, as mentioned in the brief trailer that was playing in the Rockstar area at the Leipzig Games Convention 2007.

The trailer seemed to be pulling footage from the Wii version of the game because the graphics were very close to what we saw in the PS2 version. All the kids and cliques from the original returned. Their threats, taunts and kisses, all the minigames, and various diversions were on display as well, from basketball and go-karts to Frisbee.

If you played the original on the PS2, then you do not have to skip class to play Bully: Scholarship edition. But if you haven't seen this schoolyard adventure from the master game crafters at Rockstar, attendance for playing either the Wii or Xbox 360 version will be practically mandatory when they hit shelves in the fourth quarter of this year.

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107 comments
ralphster
ralphster

its only going to be good on the 360 as everyone knows 360 dominates every console!!!

WiiMen
WiiMen

So glad its coming to 360 Envied this game for far toooo long

mysticcarnege
mysticcarnege

whats all the excitement about? the Wii and 360 is getting a recycled game.. it will probably have a few new features... and still be sold as a brand new game.. its lazy from the game creators.. just like Okami and RE4 for the Wii..

Fauij
Fauij

they should make the warriors next

JoeYankee555
JoeYankee555

I've Been wanting to play this since I sold It

dryden555
dryden555

not much of a preview gamespot

Bloodlust007
Bloodlust007

I finished this on the ps2, and it's the bomb alright. But I'm thinking if i'm going to buy this on the 360 since I already finished it.

Sephiroth-X
Sephiroth-X

Can't wait for the 360 version. I've been wanting to play this game for a long time now.

Jordan Bisasky
Jordan Bisasky

Anyone else think the school puns are really lame?

daleks1995
daleks1995

this game will be great!!! i had a x-box and so never experienced the wonders of the ps2 version. as i sed i have a wii and so the good old classic game combined with new extras will be fab!

daleks1995
daleks1995

Why is Keith4Chelski beeing such a goody too shoes? i think the console war is great!!! watching people rip holes out of others consoles is sooooo fun!!! i've got a wii and a ps3 and quite frankly they are both great!

Keith4Chelski
Keith4Chelski

Hmmmm so many negative and angry gamers getting annoyied over a console you know theirs a hell of alot else happening in the world and here you's guys are complaining and defending a console. If you dont have anything nice to say dont say anything and id also suggest not retaliating as it only makes you as bad as that person. But to the point this game will be good i dont think it will be a big massive smash hit for the 360 deffinetly not its a game in the works and i can understand for the creators not wanting any trailers out just yet.

sonic_spark
sonic_spark

Good job darthturkey. What a way to show us Wii owners. Here's a few notes: 1.)You never have to stand up to play Wii games (unless you want to). 2.)Lot's of good games are coming out. I could've said the same thing about the 360 in it's first year. 3.)Controls are fantastic, when they're not tacked on. Medal of Honors Heroes 2 and Mario Galaxy will show you how good the Wii controls are.. This system is only getting better. But hey, thanks for your opinion. It is definitely appreciated.

darthturkey
darthturkey

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VampireAlliance
VampireAlliance

What's the difference between these versions and the ps2 version? I beat the Ps2 one. It was a really good game, Surprisingly. I recommend this game to anyone who's has been bullied before lol.

XGhostEX
XGhostEX

i think that the Wii is stupid but then again it brings a new way to play video games but its more of a kids consle and im more of a hardcore gamer so i think all stick with the Xbox 360 but i liked the gamecube and all of nintendo's characters but when you put them on the wii with that stupid control system they really suck

PhillSta26
PhillSta26

Ok look, Weeman, if your going to defend the wii, do it with some sense, your making us look bad. This is why i got the wii RockaWuz, its cheap, and i am a huge zelda fan, a huge mario fan, and a huge metroid fan, basically, a fan of the nintendo mascots, if i spent 500 bucks on the wii, i would be pissed, but since i didnt, i got mine at the store, im happy with it. I know nintendo has very poor quality control for the other developers, and im mad about that, but when it comes to their games, the graphics are still nice and colorful and they have great gameplay. Unlike Weeman, i didnt get the wii to open doors in metroid, i got it for my love of old school nintendo mascots. So im proud to own a Wii, im just glad i also own a 360. But Weeman, come on, defend it a little better next time, and dont make yourself out to be one of those generic casual idiots who just got the wii because you can swing the wiimote in Raving rabids or the other non-nintendo developed crap thats out there. Im out.

RockaWuzHur
RockaWuzHur

To: Weemanzrulez The Wii is nothing more than Nintendo's fad to get people like you to purchase. They know that with their "innovative" control scheme people will think its fun and buy it without knowing that it has no long term value whatsoever. Oh and next time try to use correct grammar.

ryderrolle
ryderrolle

I'd like to see this game on the wii with it's next gen control this should rock. i liked it on the ps2 but i'm looking forward to loving it on the wii. when's the release date

jkwasny9
jkwasny9

Id really like to get some news about this game. I enjoyed it for PS2 and want to know what kind of bonus features will be added for the 360.

gamepro345
gamepro345

yeah weemanruelz, darthturkey, you honestly dont know what your talking about. If nintendo F***ed up the wii like they did the gamecube, Nintendo would go the way of Sega, and be a now defunct console maker. By the way, im curious to what SPRINTER Cell 4 is, because i havent heard of the first three either:p

Weemanrulez
Weemanrulez

darthturkey can shut the hell up coz the wii is great new way of playing games like the new metroid prime it beats lots of games rather than pressing buttons to open a door you actually use the controler to do so. anyhoo this game just has disapeared off the face of the earth like most winners of the Xfactor !

Weemanrulez
Weemanrulez

darthturkey can shut the hell up coz the wii is great new way of playing games like the new metroid prime it beats lots of games rather than pressing buttons to open a door you actually use the controler to do so. anyhoo this game just has disapeared off the face of the earth like most winners of the Xfactor !

absolut_alek
absolut_alek

There's no images or vieos of this game, what's going on?

minghui94
minghui94

maybe the graphic will be different from the ps2 version , i'll see first , if the graphic is still the same , i won't buy it . Also if there is new features , i will give it a try

darthturkey
darthturkey

This will work well for the xbox 360, but not for the wii, as the wii has that stupid control system, personaly i wouldnt buy the wii or accept it as a present for all garbage games that has been release for it, yes there might be some so call good games but dosnt make it a good system, look at call of duty 3, sprinter cell 4, they were all good on the xbox, xbox 360 & ps2, but the we had to get the worst versions, personally the wii is nintendos worst system ever, for the poor contro and average graphics.

Manhattan212
Manhattan212

If I get a Xbox 360 for Xmas, I may ask for this game.

DJ_Quack_Quack
DJ_Quack_Quack

let see if those special contents are worth getting this game again for wii.

santiagochile
santiagochile

The game was fun on PS2, but this is another cheap port. I'll pass, let's see some new games. Where is the "revolution in gaming" we were promised. The Nintendo PS2 needs to get some new games out.

RockaWuzHur
RockaWuzHur

Wow I wonder what kind of new features will be in this version of the game

stevo-millz
stevo-millz

i aggree with thegame1980 how come we havent herd about this game for months

Gui_SA
Gui_SA

I admire their ability to describe trailers but next time the actual trailer would be nicer... lol.

CRAZYCAM_93
CRAZYCAM_93

Never got the PS2 version, will be defianately getting the Wii version, its sposed' to be a great game.

thegame1980
thegame1980

So what happened to this? It kinda fell off the radar.

karimus_14
karimus_14

This game is awesome and worth paying for it for me ,i finished this game in 1 week and felt not happy to finish it i wanted to play more :D

santiagochile
santiagochile

This is a rental game. I finished 98% in two weeks. It isn't worth $50 or even $30.

16tony16
16tony16

Me neither i never played the first one but i am really excited for this new one for the wii, i just wanna know how the wii controls r gunna be before i buy it.

KingKoop
KingKoop

I never really played the PS2 version instead I'll be picking this up for sure.

Superdude475
Superdude475

I already have the game for PS2 but I wonder if the new content will make it worth picking it up again

teknine99
teknine99

I love this game but my ps2 broke before I could finnish it : ( good thing now I could get it for 360

Zoryuken
Zoryuken

I love this game. I played it for PS2, and I'll be picking up the Wii edition soon as it's released.

Miss_Wacy
Miss_Wacy

ill def be getting this for wii

VGLeo34
VGLeo34

The release date is January 8 2008 for 360, wii is either late november or early december mosy likely the 27 of november

stevo-millz
stevo-millz

This game hopefully....no, IS going to kick ass just as it did for th ps2, but with new content, and wii controles will make it even better! cant wait!

Goku40210
Goku40210

I cant wait for this to come out I hope it has more character editing Features

PhillSta26
PhillSta26

haha Nappan, thats so strange, as im reading this, im getting a weird feeling, like, im intrested in this........ but im not, i dunno why, at the end, i was like........ huh, that was a lame paragraph of generic nonsense that my wife could have written. if he can make it, that gives me hope, EGM is looking for freelance writers, im gonna try it, haha