Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Game review by Paul Semel, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Violent but exciting shooter takes bold new step for series.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 71 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 188 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Great game recommend for mature audience

Great game some extremely gory scenes where your able to see a first person view of the characters arms being ripped off by a robot a scene where a female is exposed to chemicals resulting in her face becoming very disturbing very dark world lots of swearing high level violence basically this game is very disturbing in a lot of ways depends on who the child is and what they can handle recommend minimum age 15+ or 18+ above

This title has:

Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
age 18+

So very good for playing zombies

So i playing it at all times, so i play it on steam and ps4. I think so steam is better than ps4 because i can play it as custom map, it's more fun than original. So i trying to beat SOE's EE with my friend.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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