Alien: Isolation

Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Movie-based action horror game is soaked in gory violence.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 40 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Stop being babies!!!

This game is fine if your kid has watched Stranger Things or played Five Night's at Freddy's. The most violent thing you'll find in this game is a dead body on the floor with a little pool of blood, but kids have seen blood and corpses before, so let's cut the craziness. My son LOOVVESS FNaF, and that actually might be darker than this game, so get it for your kid if they are mature enough to handle a little bit of blood.

This title has:

Educational value
Great role models
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age 15+

scary and dramatic tone, Perfect for alien fans, not people under 15

usually before i play games, I ask my mother if it is okay. The first time, she immediately denied me because it was rated a 18+. But, after watching a video on gameplay from IGN (Thx IGN) she asked me if i got scared of the original alien movies. (EG: Alien, aliens, alien 3.) I watch them with my dad, which should mean i would be scared of them. Nope. My dad was horrified on the 3rd alien. I on the other hand wasn't. I then discovered it was one of my favourite films, that i rewatch over and over again. She allowed me, so i started playing. During this game, i came across some swear words such as F**k and sometimes Sh*t. I can see why they use them in these games or scenarios. I ignored the swear words though. The game overall is fantastic. I WOULDN'T recommend it if you haven't seen Alien before. otherwise, you may be confused why a six foot black creature is hunting you down ruthlessly. the game mechanics are incredible, and are easy to learn. I highly recommend for this to be pegi 15 and up.

This title has:

Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much swearing

Game Details

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