Everyone heard about Bully back in 2007/2008, right? You know, that thing Rockstar did that Rockstar are really good at doing? Yeah, that's right, making controversial games.
Well, just as every GTA
title in the history of GTA
titles ever has done, Bully
had people kicking up a fuss, and unsurprisingly, Rockstar's Dan Houser wants to make a sequel.
When asked about Bully
in a recent interview, he said "I thought, we thought that the word's strong, it's a strong word, an emotive word. Maybe too emotive in some ways, but we were confident we were not making a game which you were a bully. You were equally not lilly white of course, but you were not a bully. You were sort of standing up to a culture that encouraged bullying by being this tough kid that wasn't sucked into that kind of world and was friends with some of the weaker kids, but by no means a saint.".
People got their backs up and loaded their guns straight away, giving Rockstar no opportunity to explain what Bully
was all about.
"It's not that, it's not that, it's not that," he said. "But we never got a chance to say what it was."
When a sequel to Bully
was suggested, Houser said "I know I want to, well, hopefully, you never know. There's a lot of directions I could go with that one, it's funny."
He even joked about the idea of Bully
protagonist Jimmy Hopkins being an adult, and the main character of a GTA title. He did clarify "that likely won't happen", though.
I guess we'll just have to wait and see.
Nice one Polygon