Parents' Guide to

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

By Carla Thornton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Violent role-playing game exalts mafia life; not for kids.

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 9+

Not as bad as you think!

You don't have to do any of the sexual things in the game, you can barely see the violence (which isn't that bad) because the camera is from the top down and the story can also totally be avoided. If you let your child play COD or Payday then this game is fine for your child!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 12+

Its not as bad as you think

its a grat game, its got some violence and some language that may not be appropriate for some kids 12-. My 12 year old son often showed me this game and he has played it through many times. At first i had a very negative view towards this game but now, i see its not so bad and it matches more to my familie's principles than I thought

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (10 ):

GRAND THEFT AUTO: CHINATOWN WARS is a fast-pace, challenging, but violent action game in which you are a young hood out to avenge the murder of your mobster father. It is an action game for adults, not for kids.The story is moved along by a combination of canned comic-striplike interactions with other characters and real-time decisions you make as the main character, walking and driving through a fictional city. There are no good role models in this game, but it's engrossing. The touch controls are adequate, and overhead camera view of 3D buildings, street traffic, and pedestrians are fantastic.

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