Identity V

App review by Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Multiplayer game makes scaring others a competitive sport.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 14 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 9+

Great Game

This game is a horror game. If you're uncomfortable with that read this. Violence: Very Mild no Blood or Gore just ribbons come out when you're injured (you are a doll) Very Similar to Dead by Daylight but Identity V is Family Friendly. Nudity : SOme Outfits the survivors can wear might be revealing but not the purpose. Scariness : Not really- Some Hunters might look spook but not Demonic or Scary. Language : Some people have seen words like SH*t and Damn in diagloque. I haven't ever encountered any words but there is a global chat room (very limited) Consumerism : Various Outfits cost money, Echoes is the in game currency only obtained by money. Inspiration can be earned by playing event-quests. Overall : 9+ For Mild Fantasy Violence and Scariness.

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Easy to play/use
age 16+

Not for actual gamers

I played ID V now for almost two years. Also played it when it was actually scary and harder to play... i mean.. WAY harder to play as survivor then this childish wannabe gameplay now... But meanwhile, for 7 million $ income, what NetEase is doing with this game, it‘s simply not worth anymore. The game got trashed up by making survivors easier to win more and more but hunter way harder to control, hit and use overall... The game lost most of it‘s scaryness and isn‘t a horror game anymore unless you are too sensitive as most kids seem to be in this game. Overall the game mechanics are totally broken if you are an experienced gamer. Playing as hunter isn‘t funny anymore unless you have a crazy gaming phone. Otherwise framerate drops, sudden ping jumps/laggs or other issues break your gameplay more then the already less chances to win. The ping it is showing you is fake. Impossible it‘s true whereas one already has a high ping. There is no EU server. Only NA and Asia. The game is heavily survivor based. Meanwhile these useless developers took away almost all advantages a hunter could ever make use of. Just because newcomers don‘t want to use their brains and also want to win once. This creates a HUGE imbalance. Most of my friends quit the game so did I. As an adul person, this community (sry) is totally garbage. Except some few friends I had. Overall it’s full of depressed, spoiled teenagers. I never was a big fan of global chats since the trash there is immense.... sorry to say all that but I NEVER recommend this game to anyone anymore. In-game purchases for 1 skin for example are like 50-60$ only ONE.... this is simply not worth it and never I spen so much money yet those kids would die to get one of those ultra cool, fancy skins..... Overall I give 1 star because it‘s not wirth anything to an experienced gamer, nor adult, nor educated people.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: July 5, 2018
  • Category: Action Games
  • Publisher: NetEase Games
  • Version: 1.0.14
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later; Android 4.1 and up
  • Last updated: October 5, 2018

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