Brutal Legend

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

age 18+

Jack Black as funny rocker roadie, but expect gory violence.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 9 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+
Has sexual inuendos in sometimes that some children may repeat not knowing what it means but other than that, just violence and you have the option to turn off the blood and gore, as well as the swearing.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 16+
It does not have good role models or messages at all, contrary to what others may say on here. There are negative role models and a lot of sexism mostly for women in the game; which is to be expected, I suppose, since there are hardly any good female role models in rock/metal in reality with the exception of a few. While you can play the more censored version, it does not take out swearing on the radio and there is still "partial nudity" (a strip of leather covering the part of the breasts from the nipple up, micro-thong, and everything else exposed for example). Unless your children are well aware of the sexism and stuff and can understand the problems with it, I'm sure it's not good for kids to learn and internalize the messages within this game...

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Release date: October 13, 2009
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Strong Language, Suggestive Themes
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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