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Parents' Guide to

Diablo Immortal

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Mature, bloody adventure has epic, engaging monster slaying.

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 10+
- The game has a lot of pay 2 win mechanics, it's designed this way to entice people to spend ALOT of money on it (if they wish) - having said that, the game is also designed for free to play (but will encourage you to spend time / play daily to grind to remain strong) - It's part of the Diablo franchise so there's a lot of demons / monsters / zombies and you're the hero killing/bashing many of them - I play this with my 3 boys, they are aged 10-12, and they are used to a lot of 'Gacha' mechanics so no stranger to it, and I've taught them to not spend money on the game (and they have to get my permission/credit card anyway) so that element is controlled - All in all - if you're not big into gaming, maybe it'll be hard for you to control your kids' desire to 'be strong' in the game, but this game is age appropriate with appropriate parental guidance - There is also a world chat - you're playing with people all over the world, and of course 12 yr old kids will find a way through chat filters to swear, say bad things etc., so you'll need to be aware of this element as well
age 18+

Violence and gambling

Diablo is an extremely violent game for older children or adults. Sadly due this iteration being extremely focused on gambling with predatory monetization model in my opinion no child should ever play it. This game is only for adults that are both responsible and comfortable to go to a casino and not lose their life savings.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Though it has some issues, this fantasy action/adventure game is as deep, compelling, and effortlessly engaging as the previous games in this series. Set between the events of Diablo II and Diablo III, Diablo Immortal casts you as a human who -- either alone or with other people -- must stop the evil that's corrupting the land. Played from an aerial perspective, the game has you using medieval weapons (swords, axes, arrows) and magic, all deployed through rechargeable special attacks, to dispatch such fantasy creatures as evil wizards, giant spiders, and hungry zombies, while you search for even better weapons and armor.

Now, admittedly, the mobile version would work better on a big screen than it does on your phone or tablet's small one. Not only is the virtual joystick uncomfortable if you play for a long time, but the screen can get cramped when you're surrounded by multiple enemies. You also can't play unless connected to the internet, and it doesn't have a pause button. Players will also need to balance whether they want or feel the need to spend lots of money on the possible chance to upgrade their characters, which isn't guaranteed thanks to the slot machine-like mechanics. But even with these limitations, Diablo Immortal still manages to be as deep and engaging as the other Diablo games were on console and PC. Not only does it have the same depth when it comes to your character, where they go, and who they fight when they get there, but the action is balanced so precisely -- not too tough, not too easy -- that you'll find yourself wanting to fight just one more battle ... and then another ... and then another. It's then that Diablo Immortal is most like its sister games: an exhilarating and addictive fantasy action/adventure game.

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