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Rockstar changes name of controversial Bully game

Rockstar has announced that forthcoming PlayStation 2 title Bully, which has been the subject of much controversy recently, is getting a name change.

Rockstar has announced that forthcoming PlayStation 2 title Bully, which has been the subject of much controversy recently, is getting a name change.

From now on, the game will be known as Canis Canem Edit - Latin for Dog Eat Dog.

Rockstar has not revealed why the move has been made. However, it seems highly likely that the decision was influenced by the amount of criticism that's been levelled at the game from anti-bullying campaigners.

Bully has also come under fire from the likes of Jack Thompson and UK MP Keith Vaz, and Take-Two's Manhattan offices were last week swarmed by demonstrators protesting against the game.

Rockstar has not altered its plans with regard to a release date, with a spokesperson telling GamesIndustry.biz: "The game is set for release in October."

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