World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

Game review by Dwight Odelius, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Expansion lets long-time WOW enthusiasts explore dark side.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 18+

Update for 2019: This is not the current version of the game

I just wanted to clarify for parents, that this version of World of Warcraft was the Wrath of the Lich King expansion that was released in 2008. WoW in 2019 is a very different game, and if you want current reviews... you should look under World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth. I started playing WoW in 2007, and would currently NOT recommend it. See my review in Battle for Azeroth.

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Too much consumerism
age 16+

This game is addicting/ too time consuming- PARENTS BEWARE!

This game is highly addicitive and very time consuming! We had to limit our 16 yr old's game time, as we suspect he was playing it into wee hours of the morning ( based on e-mails from his teachers saying he was falling asleep in class ) Worst "gift" I ever bought him because it consumes him and his friends. He considers playing this game with friends he knows from school to be "friend time/social time." I think we're going to see a very disfunctional generation coming up because of the convenience of technology and no real need to leave home to see them. I would never again buy this game, knowing what I know now about its addicting nature!!

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