Brazil bans Rockstar’s Bully

Brazil Bully

Rockstar Games, famous for juggling controversy and bans has just received yet another ban to its name. This time it’s Brazil, who have banned Bully. While the game escapes with an easy T rating from the ESRB, the Brazilian judge responsible for the banning claims that it is far too violent for children and teenagers, especially considering it is set in and all about a school.

As of this writing, Rockstar was unavailable for comment (their spokesman supposedly didn’t know of the ban)

There you go. After weeks of bitter fighting to get its beloved Manhunt 2 unbanned from the United Kingdom, Rocksar got its Bully banned in Brazil. Wonderful.

Source: CNNMoney

Eminem almost starred in a GTA movie; We thank heavens

Eminem

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