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Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

A violent and profane Western game with sexual allusions.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 12+

Cool game. No different than kids playing cops/cowboys and robbers

Could've been T rated. Some blood when shot. Nothing you wont see in Uncharted or The Lone Ranger. Just ome salty language makes this barely M rated. Great shooting, good levels, and engaging story.
age 13+

Its not bad enough for the rating.

This is a cowboy game. Its not that violent, It has guns. Woah, this is a game that is alright for early teens and it doesn't look as bad as it sounds. You shoot someone and they drop down to the floor with a little bit of blood. The sexual content is moderate too, Even though a lot is sexual orientation. The language is quite high for a normal game. Drugs and drinking are included, But not bad at all.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (9 ):

Though it’s definitely not for kids, Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is excellent entertainment for adults who enjoy a good Western. Though our protagonists are the sort of men who’d just as soon shoot you as look at you, they’re also strangely engaging. The expertly penned dialogue and terrific voice acting gives them real character, and, given the tribulations they suffer in the war at the game’s outset, it’s not hard to understand why they’ve become the men they are. An added bonus is the game’s art direction, which is wonderfully authentic despite not having the sort of visual polish given blockbuster titles. From the creaking, wooden towns through to the characters’ dusty coats and well-worn hats, everything in the game feels 150 years old despite being rendered with cutting edge modern technology. Simply put, it’s good fun for cowboy-loving grown-ups.

Online interaction: There are several competitive online multiplayer modes that support voice chat. Depending on the players, these modes can either create a sense of cooperation and teamwork among players or result in bullying and name-calling.Players may hear profanity depending on who they are playing with.

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