Violent, but thought-provoking/Interesting
I think the age rating for this game is very bloated-Most teenagers I know enjoy these games. It's not appropriate for anyone under 13, in my opinion, and there are moral issues as well. However, your character, and Assassin, part of a secret society fighting for world peace and freedom, must follow a moral code, its first point being to never slay innocents. In the story and gameplay, you suffer repercussions when breaking this code. Characters are well thought-out and there is no sexual content, and the story line and setting brings up many thoughtful issues-For example, the villain in the games, the Templars, are usually considered "good" but are greedy and controlling in this game-neither side is right or wrong, in fact they both fight for the same thing, security, but their ideals differ so much that they fight. In later installments, the Assassin brotherhood is compromised, and characters discuss their corruption: one character in Rogue says "we have no right to decide the world's future" to which the other repsonds, "The right? We have the responsibility!"
all in all, a fine game for teenagers with deep, thoughtful meaning. Watch out for constant violence, occasional language, and somewhat challenging gameplay.
What other families should know
Great role models
Too much violence