Parents' Guide to

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures

By Carolyn Koh, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

A savage and dark world of sword and sorcery

Game Windows 2008
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

FIne for older teens.

This MMORPG isn't that differant than the rest. Slighly more violent, slightly more adult, like most other MMORPGs there are filters that can be turned on which block the rare partial nudity and most of the blood and gore.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (2 ):

In a departure from many MMORPGs, combat is not automatic, but requires the player to choose his swing and angle of attack, providing an almost realistic and engaging feel for the combat. The same is true for ranged attacks, magic spells, and mounted combat as the game is designed to engage the player in the action. Players are required to quickly seize the situation and make decisions for each movement and combination thereof, for attacks as well as defense.

Close communication will be required for groups to work together effectively to coordinate their efforts and use of their minions (pets) which assist them in combat. The end game promises greater depth and complexity as groups of players known as guilds will be able to build player cities which are beneficial to all, and battlekeeps which can be invaded and taken from other guilds.

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