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By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Serial killer mystery, but may be too disturbing for teens.

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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+

Good for 15+

The violence looks realistic and disturbing it might be to intense for childrens including pre-teen. The scenes shows people smoking and drinking.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Any mystery is only as good as its plot, and by that measure, Again is pretty awesome. There are several knock-your-socks-off twists that mystery fans will adore. The hero's psychic ability may seem a bit cheesy to players who prefer a more straightforward whodunit, but the game really couldn't work without it. And, okay, you have to overlook the FBI allowing an agent to investigate a case in which his own famly was killed. But employ a healthy suspension of disbelief and you'll be in for a wild mystery ride. In terms of gameplay, Again is also quite unique. The dual-screen approach, allowing you to investigate the same crime scene in both the present and the past is used to very good effect. That being said, this is not a game for the faint of heart. Even the Teen rating could be a bit lenient. Definitely know your kids and what they can handle before letting them explore this frightening tale.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo DS , Nintendo DSi
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Tecmo
  • Release date: March 23, 2010
  • Genre: Adventure
  • ESRB rating: T for Blood, Mild Language, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco, Violence
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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