7 Days to Die

Game review by David Wolinsky, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Clunky survival sandbox-style game with unmoderated play.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 15+

i'd say 15 and up

The game is quite creepy in itself. It's very fun playing with friends and strangers alike but be aware that if you are playing solo you are presented with a super dark world and a general sense of helplessness and uneasiness. Expect multiple jumpscares as a new player (the longer you play the more knowledgeable you become in memorizing when and where to expect the zombies to avoid that). The gory part in my opinion mostly lies in the visual zombie models, some are extremely decomposed (bloated rotting innards). Dismemberment is rather abundant but it's not as freaky as the models themselves (frankly it improves their visual). All in all the most terrifying aspect of the game is the learning process until you feel confident enough in your ability to survive so that turning around a corner and having a zombie right in your face no longer gives you the sense of dread that's responsible for the jumpscare. Great co-op/pvp game, not so great solo.
age 12+

Awesome survival game

7 days to die is a game similar to Minecraft. If you don't know what Minecraft is, it is a survival crafting game. What you do in Minecraft is find or make shelter before nightfalls because monsters will come out during night. 7 days to die is basically that except better and more realistic. This game does have some blood but overall it's not that bad . So the game is not that bad but it depends on if they can handle blood or not. The blood isn't as bad as other game about the undead. Yes it is a M game, but I strongly feel it should be T. So if you want my age opinion I say 12-14 depending on if they can handle the blood and if they are mature enough. So if they like survival games this one if far more mild from other games and I think it's a great game so if you think they are ready go for it.

This title has:

Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much violence

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