Mortal Kombat

Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Bloodiest, goriest game since the series began.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 76 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+


Only thing is the violence is more than what ya think Children can play it if they can cope up with body parts being pulled off brain eating etc Otherwise i recommend this for 25+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
1 person found this helpful.
age 9+

Mortal Kombat is not that bad

I can tell you I’ve been playing MK when I was 5 and not ONCE did I think I should do that AND ON TOP OF THAT I heard the swearing and it’s not as bad as the female costumes but the costumes covered more skin in MKX and 11 but there is no sex, drugs or smoking.So parents should buy MK for kids who know the difference between fantasy and reality.

Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Warner Bros. Games
  • Release date: April 19, 2011
  • Genre: Fighting
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Strong Language
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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For kids who love games with loads of action

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