Darksiders: Warmastered Edition parental review

Darksiders: Warmastered Edition is a fantasy action adventure game in which the player assumes the role of War, one of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse. VIOLENCE: The player must frequently fight fantastical enemies such as demons using bladed weapons and firearms. There is frequent sight of spurting blood and the player can deliver gruesome finishing attacks, … Continue reading Darksiders: Warmastered Edition parental review

Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection parental review

Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection is a collection of three Assassin's Creed games: Assassin's Creed II, Brotherhood and Revelations. The protagonist is Desmond Miles, who lives in the present day but most of the time players play as Ezio, an Assassin, in the Italian Renaissance period. VIOLENCE: Ezio, the player-character, can stab enemies with weapons … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection parental review

Virginia parental review

Virginia is an interactive thriller about an FBI agent trying to track down a missing person. DRUGS: The main character swallows an unnamed substance which causes her to hallucinate. There is no hint at what the substance is. Elsewhere in the game, in one room there is a bottle labelled LSD. LANGUAGE: There is one … Continue reading Virginia parental review

Killing Floor 2 parental review

Killing Floor 2 is a first-person shooter in which the player has to kill zombies. VIOLENCE: Players use a variety of guns to kill zombies, with impacts registering as blood splatters and explosions of gore, as well as slow motion which highlights the infliction of injury. There is however an option to turn down the gore. … Continue reading Killing Floor 2 parental review

Watch Dogs parental review

Watch Dogs is a third-person shooter stealth game set around Chicago. VIOLENCE: Gameplay contains violence involving weapons such as firearms, clubs and explosions to defeat human enemies. Impacts may result in a small amount of blood, but there is never any strong detail. Generally, the player is encouraged to play stealthily using hacking, meaning violence … Continue reading Watch Dogs parental review

Year Walk parental review

HORROR: There is no visible violence in Year Walk, but the theme is dark and the ending is unhappy. Most of the story is left to the imagination, as not much of the plot is spoon fed to the player. This makes it haunting. As you play through the game, you'll encounter various creatures from Swedish mythology … Continue reading Year Walk parental review

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma parental review

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma is a psychological thriller in which nine people are kidnapped by a masked man called Zero and trapped in a large building. They are forced to play a game called the Decision Game, where if six participants die, the other three are able to escape. THREAT: There is the constant sense … Continue reading Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma parental review

Titanfall 2 parental review

Titanfall 2 is a sci-fi first-person shooter. Players control humans but enter titans, giant mechs for fighting. VIOLENCE: Players use guns and explosives to defeat enemies in the single-player campaign, or other players in the multiplayer. Depending on the weapons used, there are blood spurts and enemies sometimes explode into chunks, although particular body parts … Continue reading Titanfall 2 parental review

The Witcher III: Wild Hunt parental review

The Witcher: Wild Hunt is a fantasy role-playing game based on a series of novels by a Polish author. Players assume the role of Geralt, a Witcher who is looking for his daughter Ciri. VIOLENCE: Gameplay contains frequent bloody violence against human and fantastical enemies as Geralt uses melee weapons such as swords to defeat … Continue reading The Witcher III: Wild Hunt parental review

The Order: 1886 parental review

The Order: 1886 is a shooter set in an alternate history of the Victorian Era. VIOLENCE: During gameplay, firearms are mainly used to kill enemies, which can be humans or werewolves. Firefights are intense and include blood splatters. Using certain weapons can result in strong gore, such as arms being blown off and decapitations.  If … Continue reading The Order: 1886 parental review