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{{infobox
 
{{infobox
 
|image            = Bully.jpg
 
|image            = Bully.jpg
|caption          = Bully
 
 
|developer        = [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar Vancouver]]
 
|developer        = [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar Vancouver]]
|genre            = Action-adventure, Sandbox
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|publisher        = [[Rockstar Games]] (US, EU, AU, JP), [[Bethesda Softworks]] (JP), [[Sony|SCEA]] (US)
|wikipedia        = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bully_%28video_game%29
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|genre            = Action, Adventure
|gameinfo          = The title of this game in PAL regions is "Canis Canem Edit".
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|wikipedia        = [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bully_%28video_game%29 Link]
|reviewlinks      = http://ps2.ign.com/objects/746/746536.html
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|gamefaqslink      = [https://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/928128-bully Link]
|reviewscore      = 8.9/10 (IGN)
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|reviewlinks      = {{ReviewLink|[http://ps2.ign.com/objects/746/746536.html IGN]|8.9/10}}, {{ReviewLink|[http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-2/bully Metacritic]|87/100}}
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|gameinfo          = Rockstar Games brings their unique storytelling to the perils of the schoolyard in Bully. As a troubled schoolchild at Bullworth Academy, you can to stand up to bullies, deal with malicious teachers, play pranks on other schoolchildren, and try to get the girl in this story-driven action game. Bully adds humorous tongue-in-cheek storylines and situations to the schoolyard hi-jinks.
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<!-- General props -->
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|widescreen        = 1
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|widescreenpatch  = 1
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|japan_rating      = D
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|au_rating        = M
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|eu_rating        = 16+
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|na_rating        = T
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|na_rating_text    = Crude Humor, Language, Sexual Themes, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco, Violence
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|cpu-intensive    = 1
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<!-- Language props -->
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|italian          = SLES-53561
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|spanish          = SLES-53561
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|french            = SLES-53561
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|german            = SLES-53561
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|english          = SLUS-21269 & SLES-53561 & SLUS-21269P & SLUS-21269GH & NPUD-21269
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|japanese          = SLPS-25879 & SLPS-25950 & NPJD-00051
 
<!-- NTSC-U props -->
 
<!-- NTSC-U props -->
 
|NTSCU            = 1
 
|NTSCU            = 1
|serialsNTSCU      = SLUS-21269  
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|serialsNTSCU      = SLUS-21269<br />SLUS-21269P <small>(Collector's Edition)</small><br />SLUS-21269GH <small>(Greatest Hits)</small><br />NPUD-21269 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|CRCsNTSCU        = 28703748
 
|CRCsNTSCU        = 28703748
|releasedateNTSCU  = October 17, 2006
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|releasedateNTSCU  = October 17, 2006<br />2007 <small>(Greatest Hits)</small><br />December 18, 2012 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|statusNTSCU      = 2
 
|statusNTSCU      = 2
 
|linuxstatusNTSCU  =
 
|linuxstatusNTSCU  =
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<!-- PAL props -->
 
<!-- PAL props -->
 
|PAL              = 1
 
|PAL              = 1
|serialsPAL        = SLES-53561
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|serialsPAL        = SLES-53561<br />NPED-00233 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small><br />SLES-53561/P
 
|CRCsPAL          = C78A495D
 
|CRCsPAL          = C78A495D
|releasedatePAL    = October 25, 2006 (27th in Australia)
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|releasedatePAL    = October 25, 2006<br />October 27, 2006 <small>(Australia)</small><br />2007 <small>(Platinum)</small><br />December 19, 2012 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|statusPAL        = 2
 
|statusPAL        = 2
 
|linuxstatusPAL    =
 
|linuxstatusPAL    =
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<!-- NTSC-J props -->
 
<!-- NTSC-J props -->
 
|NTSCJ            = 1
 
|NTSCJ            = 1
|serialsNTSCJ      = SLPS-25879
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|serialsNTSCJ      = SLPS-25879<br />SLPS-25950 <small>(Best of Bethesda)</small><br />NPJD-00051 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|CRCsNTSCJ        =
 
|CRCsNTSCJ        =
|releasedateNTSCJ  = July 24, 2008
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|releasedateNTSCJ  = July 24, 2008<br />September 17, 2009 <small>(Best of Bethesda)</small><br />March 19, 2014 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|statusNTSCJ      =
 
|statusNTSCJ      =
 
|linuxstatusNTSCJ  =
 
|linuxstatusNTSCJ  =
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|Region=PAL
 
|Region=PAL
 
|OS=?
 
|OS=?
|CPU=3.4Ghz Intel Core 2 or higher / 3.8Ghz AMD Phenom II or higher
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|CPU=Intel Core2 Duo @ 3.40+ GHz / AMD Phenom II @ 3.80+ GHz
 
|GPU=
 
|GPU=
|Revision=0.9.9 r4875
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|Revision=0.9.9 (r4875)
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<spoiler show="Settings" hide="Hide">
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* '''Speedhacks:'''
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** MTVU: ✓
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</spoiler>
 
|Graphics=GSdx 0.1.16
 
|Graphics=GSdx 0.1.16
|Sound=SPU2-X 2.0
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|Sound=
|Comments=HACKS: Hacks: MTVU is enabled., Performance is very inconsistent on 0.9.7+ even using speedhacks, but with revision r4865+ the MTVU speedhack provides a ~100% increase in speed. Without MTVU enabled, a 3.8Ghz Quad CPU drops to 40 FPS when looking at the school or running about in town. With MTVU enabled, the game runs at about 90 FPS in these same areas.
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* SPU2-X 2.0.0
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* ?
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|Comments=Performance is very inconsistent on 0.9.7+ even using speedhacks, but with revision r4865+ the MTVU speedhack provides a ~100% increase in speed. Without MTVU enabled, a 3.8Ghz Quad CPU drops to 40 FPS when looking at the school or running about in town. With MTVU enabled, the game runs at about 90 FPS in these same areas.
 
|Tester=Squall leonhart
 
|Tester=Squall leonhart
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=NTSC-U
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|OS=Windows
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|CPU=Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 @ 768 MB
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|Revision=1.1.0 (r5452)
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|Graphics=GSdx SSE4 (r5442)
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|Sound=
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* SPU2-X 2.0.0
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* LilyPad 0.11.0
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|Comments=Runs at a decent speed.
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|Tester={{ForumUser|General-Plot}}
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=NTSC-U
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|OS=Windows
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|CPU=Intel Core2 Duo E6750 @ 2.66 GHz
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 @ 896 MB
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|Revision=1.1.0 (r5754)
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|Graphics=GSdx SSSE3 (r5752)
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|Sound=
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*SPU2-X 2.0.0 (r5733)
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*LilyPad 0.11.0 (r5403)
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|Comments=Game still works fine. Fonts are messed up in GSdx HW mode.
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|Tester={{ForumUser|prafull}}
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=NTSC-U
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|OS=Windows 7 64-Bit
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|CPU=Intel i7 @ 3.4Ghz
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|GPU=Sapphire Radeon R9 290X @ 4 GB
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|Revision=1.2.1 (r5875)
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|Graphics=GSdx 0.1.16 (r5875)
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<spoiler show="Settings" hide="Hide">
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* Renderer: Direct3D10 (Hardware)
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</spoiler>
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|Sound=
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* SPU2-X (r5875)
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* LilyPad 0.11.0 (r5875)
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|Comments= Game runs well at 5x native resolution, no audio or major visual glitches are present. The only problem is with the text in game is not completely filled in, but it is still readable. Bios v 2.0 was used.
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|Tester=Zrooney
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=NTSC-U
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|OS=Windows 10 x64
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|CPU=Intel Core i5-2310
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 @ 6 GB
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|Revision=v1.5.0 (dev-2285 gc23241c5f)
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|Graphics=GSdx 1.1.0 SSE2
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|Sound=
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* SPU2-X
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* LilyPad 0.11.0 SCP (r5875)
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|Comments=USA v1.60(07/02/2002), The game runs flawlessly both in Hardware and Software mode, some minor slowdowns while in Software Mode, but it could be my CPU's fault
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great performance for an open world game.
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|Tester=Falco1211
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}}
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{{TestingEntry
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|Status=2
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|Region=NTSC-U
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|OS=Windows 10 Pro x64 ver.1903
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|CPU=Intel Core i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30 GHz
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce 930MX 2GB DDR3
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|Revision=1.4.0
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<spoiler show="Settings" hide="Hide">
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* Speedhacks:
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** Preset: 2-Safe(faster)
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</spoiler>
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|Graphics=GSdx 1.0.0 SSE41
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<spoiler show="Settings" hide="Hide">
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* Renderer: Direct3D11 (Hardware)
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** Internal Resolution: 2x Native
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</spoiler>
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|Sound=
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* SPU2-X 2.0.0
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* LilyPad 0.11.1
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|Comments=The game runs unstable at around 80% speed and 40-50 FPS.
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|Tester=Nova Senpai
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{TestingFooter}}
 
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== Trivia ==
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* Original names: '''ブリー''' (SLPS-25879) & (SLPS-25950)
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* Also known as '''Canis Canem Edit''' (EU, AU)
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* Widescreen crops the top and bottom of the 4:3 image, meaning less visible viewing area than when played in 4:3.
  
  
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== Known Issues ==
<!-- IssueLevel is issue severity level -1,0,1 or 2 (note, minor, serious and major accordingly)-->
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{{Issue
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|IssueName=Chapter 2, Hattrick vs. Galloway mission is unbeatable
==Known Issues==
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|IsFixed=0
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|IssueLevel=1
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|Description=Chapter 2 on the Hattrick vs. Galloway mission is unbeatable; one of the objectives is to break the trophy case and take the empty bottle.
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|Workaround=Set '''EE Clamping''' settings to '''full''' and '''VU''' to '''extra+preserve sign''' in the emulation settings.
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}}
  
 
{{Issue
 
{{Issue
|IssueName=
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|IssueName=Missing Background Blending effect
|IsFixed=
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|IsFixed=0
|IssueLevel=
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|IssueLevel=0
|Description=
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|Description=The game's background blending effect doesn't normally work in hardware mode.
|Workaround=
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|Workaround=Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, set CRC Hack Level to either "none" or "minimum". Alternatively set Renderer to any of the "(Software)" options.
 
}}
 
}}
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{{ForumLinksList|list=
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*[http://forums.pcsx2.net/Thread-Bully-SLUS-21269-U--29505 Bully (SLUS 21269) (U)]}}

Latest revision as of 12:40, 22 March 2020

Bully
Bully.jpg
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: D
ESRB rating: T (Crude Humor, Language, Sexual Themes, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco, Violence)
PEGI rating: 16+
OFLC rating: M
Widescreen supported natively
Widescreen patch available
CPU intensive game
Languages supported:
English: SLUS-21269 & SLES-53561 & SLUS-21269P & SLUS-21269GH & NPUD-21269
Japanese: SLPS-25879 & SLPS-25950 & NPJD-00051
German: SLES-53561
French: SLES-53561
Spanish: SLES-53561
Italian: SLES-53561
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-21269
SLUS-21269P (Collector's Edition)
SLUS-21269GH (Greatest Hits)
NPUD-21269 (PS2 Classics)
Release date: October 17, 2006
2007 (Greatest Hits)
December 18, 2012 (PS2 Classics)
CRCs: 28703748
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-53561
NPED-00233 (PS2 Classics)
SLES-53561/P
Release date: October 25, 2006
October 27, 2006 (Australia)
2007 (Platinum)
December 19, 2012 (PS2 Classics)
CRCs: C78A495D
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J:
Serial numbers: SLPS-25879
SLPS-25950 (Best of Bethesda)
NPJD-00051 (PS2 Classics)
Release date: July 24, 2008
September 17, 2009 (Best of Bethesda)
March 19, 2014 (PS2 Classics)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Rockstar Vancouver
Publisher(s): Rockstar Games (US, EU, AU, JP), Bethesda Softworks (JP), SCEA (US)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: IGN8.9/10, Metacritic87/100
Game description: Rockstar Games brings their unique storytelling to the perils of the schoolyard in Bully. As a troubled schoolchild at Bullworth Academy, you can to stand up to bullies, deal with malicious teachers, play pranks on other schoolchildren, and try to get the girl in this story-driven action game. Bully adds humorous tongue-in-cheek storylines and situations to the schoolyard hi-jinks.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
PAL ?
  • Intel Core2 Duo @ 3.40+ GHz / AMD Phenom II @ 3.80+ GHz
0.9.9 (r4875)
GSdx 0.1.16
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  •  ?
Performance is very inconsistent on 0.9.7+ even using speedhacks, but with revision r4865+ the MTVU speedhack provides a ~100% increase in speed. Without MTVU enabled, a 3.8Ghz Quad CPU drops to 40 FPS when looking at the school or running about in town. With MTVU enabled, the game runs at about 90 FPS in these same areas. Squall leonhart
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 @ 768 MB
1.1.0 (r5452) GSdx SSE4 (r5442)
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
Runs at a decent speed.
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core2 Duo E6750 @ 2.66 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 @ 896 MB
1.1.0 (r5754) GSdx SSSE3 (r5752)
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0 (r5733)
  • LilyPad 0.11.0 (r5403)
Game still works fine. Fonts are messed up in GSdx HW mode.
NTSC-U Windows 7 64-Bit
  • Intel i7 @ 3.4Ghz
  • Sapphire Radeon R9 290X @ 4 GB
1.2.1 (r5875) GSdx 0.1.16 (r5875)
  • SPU2-X (r5875)
  • LilyPad 0.11.0 (r5875)
Game runs well at 5x native resolution, no audio or major visual glitches are present. The only problem is with the text in game is not completely filled in, but it is still readable. Bios v 2.0 was used. Zrooney
NTSC-U Windows 10 x64
  • Intel Core i5-2310
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 @ 6 GB
v1.5.0 (dev-2285 gc23241c5f) GSdx 1.1.0 SSE2
  • SPU2-X
  • LilyPad 0.11.0 SCP (r5875)
USA v1.60(07/02/2002), The game runs flawlessly both in Hardware and Software mode, some minor slowdowns while in Software Mode, but it could be my CPU's fault

great performance for an open world game.

Falco1211
NTSC-U Windows 10 Pro x64 ver.1903
  • Intel Core i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce 930MX 2GB DDR3
1.4.0
GSdx 1.0.0 SSE41
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.11.1
The game runs unstable at around 80% speed and 40-50 FPS. Nova Senpai


Trivia

  • Original names: ブリー (SLPS-25879) & (SLPS-25950)
  • Also known as Canis Canem Edit (EU, AU)
  • Widescreen crops the top and bottom of the 4:3 image, meaning less visible viewing area than when played in 4:3.


Known Issues

Chapter 2, Hattrick vs. Galloway mission is unbeatable

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Serious
  • Description: Chapter 2 on the Hattrick vs. Galloway mission is unbeatable; one of the objectives is to break the trophy case and take the empty bottle.
  • Workaround: Set EE Clamping settings to full and VU to extra+preserve sign in the emulation settings.

Missing Background Blending effect

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: The game's background blending effect doesn't normally work in hardware mode.
  • Workaround: Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, set CRC Hack Level to either "none" or "minimum". Alternatively set Renderer to any of the "(Software)" options.
Public compatibility forum links