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Common Sense Media says

A violent and profane Western game with sexual allusions.

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(out of 16 reviews)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Review this title!
Adult Written bygears of war July 7, 2009
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
can you turn content (language sexual ext.) off for xbox 360 if not how bad is the content
What other families should know
Too much swearing
Great messages
Great role models
Adult Written byTwilight July 1, 2009
AGE
15
QUALITY
 

Call Of Juarez: Bound in Blood is as good, if not better than the First

Call Of Juarez: Bound in Blood is a Prequel to the Original (Call Of Juarez). You can play as either Ray or his brother Thomas (There's also another brother named William but he's just an NPC). The story takes place during and after the Civil War. Throughout the game you'll find yourself in various different environments ranging from the Deserts to Forests. Every environment has an extraordinary amount of detail, there are running streams, swaying grass, butterflies and birds flying around, and even a few cattle. Overall the graphics hold up to the Xbox 360s (Or Ps3s) standards. During your journey through the game you'll kill hundreds upon hundreds of enemies (Cowboys, Mexican Bandits, Indians, Union Soldiers etc..) deaths are primarily bloodless except for a minor "Spray" when shot. Language ranges from "D*mn" all the way to the "F-Bomb"(Although characters seem to prefer the term "Sum'Bi*ch"). A few Unsavory references are scattered throughout (i.e. "I wouldn't want a snake to climb up that skirt" "How big is the snake"...Odd...But..Whatever floats your boat). Online play adds to the experience because it has a variety of different gameplay modes and character classes that you need to unlock by earning money from multiplayer games. Call Of Juarez Overall is a great game I strongly recommend playing through, especially if you're a fan of the genre.
Teen, 15 years old Written byEmpfire September 29, 2012
AGE
17
QUALITY
 

Pretty good game but the ending is to...i wont spoil it

VIOLENCE: Lots of shooting some blood SEX: Lots of sexual comments LANGUAGE: Very profane and crude language use and comments everything is used except the C-words
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Kid, 11 years old March 22, 2012
AGE
11
QUALITY
 

Call Of Juarez

blood isnt noticeable and the game is pretty fun
What other families should know
Educational value
Great role models
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Teen, 13 years old Written bycerealkiller189 February 27, 2012
AGE
12
QUALITY
 

Great game with mature themes,lots of violence and language.

I got this game for my Xbox a few months before and I've completed all the missions so far.This is a great game with plenty of opportunity and action,as well as copious amounts of blood,language and violence.I won't go any further but if you are mature,you just have to try this out.Love or hate it,you must.This is an awesome western shooter.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Kid, 10 years old February 7, 2011
AGE
10
QUALITY
 

cow boys

shows what the old west was like
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Educational value
Teen, 16 years old Written by2538 July 16, 2010
AGE
12
QUALITY
 

pevect for tweens

i like the game but there is lots of history!!!!! like in the beging you are trying to kill the union solders in geroiga. i do think the killing the union is a little ofensive.
Adult Written byTom_Gamer_Tom June 8, 2010
AGE
13
QUALITY
 

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.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Teen, 13 years old Written bytommy18 January 16, 2010
AGE
14
QUALITY
 

Its not THAT violent.

Its just like an average cowboy game. The blood is minimal and for this to have an M rating is stupid. Its suitable for Teen, Language is just about the worst in the game but the sex bits are not really that bad. Oh i screwed your sister. I hear that immature crap at school.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Kid, 12 years old December 5, 2009
AGE
12
QUALITY
 

the game and the multi-player

call of juarez is a western gunslinger game that has a lot of shooting and a little bit of language, and some sexual dialogue. the game is about three brothers, two of the three brothers are good but the other brother is bad, because he has no mercy. the ending is exciting but you will have see for yourself. the multi-player is fun. you can buy new character and cool weapons, the maps are fun to because you can find some pretty cool hiding spots.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Great role models
Adult Written bygamenerd323 October 31, 2009
AGE
14
QUALITY
 

Best for older kids

You learn a little about the time period and it's easy to play, but the language is filthy with strong violence and sexual dialouge.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Educational value
Adult Written bymooseman September 12, 2009
AGE
15
QUALITY
 

fine for 15 and up.

I know the positive messages part looks a little odd, but it will make sense if you play the game to the end, where character A becomes a priest after character C sacrifices himself to prevent character A from killing character B. hope that didn't give too much away. most of the characters are scumbags, murderers and thieves but the third brother balances out the other 2. the game emphasizes loyalty to family and tells a story of two brothers who come very close to tearing that bond apart. even the title "bound in blood" is proof of this. violence is bloody but certainly not nearly as graphic as other M rated fps games. as far as sexual content goes, it is fairly prevalent but isn't any worse than what you might find in a PG-13 movie and is limited strictly to dialogue. it is probably fine for kids 15 and up. the game itself is fantastic and tells an amazing wild west tale.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Great messages
Parent of a 15 year old Written byPapaJohn July 25, 2009
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
The graphics are breathtaking and combat is tight as well, although the game has blood, it isnt very noticeable at all, blood doesnt stay on bodies and there isnt dismemberment. The only thing innapropriate is the frequent swearing ("Sh*t" "Son of a b*tch") and the sexual references and names ("Sl*t" "Wh*re"). Otherwise, a minor issue is the fact that the two controllable characters are basically outlaws who kill many enemies (cant harm innocents) and even murder a US marshall. Very educational, you fight as a confederate soldier and explore mexico and the south of the US. Some historical information during mission loading such as a brief description of some of the battles of the Civil War.
What other families should know
Too much swearing
Educational value
Parent of a 13 and 16 year old Written byFatherGamer213 July 3, 2009
AGE
10
QUALITY
 

A Great Shooter

There is a difference between a good parent and a bad parent.I'm not a bad parent because I let my kids watch violent shows and play violent video games.This game is amazing.The first one was good but this game is better.See teach your kid the relisem from real life and a video game and they will not be ifluenced by violence.The story is alright.Controlls are like the easiest thing you can get in this game.The online is pretty good and it's a pretty basic online shooter.This is the game to own right now.
Teen, 13 years old Written bymovie_lover11 July 3, 2009
AGE
14
QUALITY
 

i think it for older kids

it very violoent andit kind of a hard game to play here blood the whole game is bout killing people in the war amdwasnt very fun to play any way
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Teen, 17 years old Written byHopeless July 1, 2009
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
The gameplay is pretty easy to grasp onto, i have the 360 version so...gameplay is pretty nice, graphics are superb, the violence is actually pretty tame for a game with a "Mature" rating, there are sexual references, as mentioned by commonsense as well as a kiss..not that big a deal. This game does contain a lot of "profane" language though..i haven't played through the whole game yet, but it appears as if "S**t" "A**" and "sum b**ch" are the characters favorites. I got the feeling the story revolved around the two main characters(Ray and Thomas) and their lives as outlaws as well as their romantic whatever you wanna call them...soo i say parents main concern should be the violence and language, and the references to sex aren't too hard to pick up on...overall this game should keep you occupied for awhile, the story is engaging, the game runs smooth and looks beautiful and the online suffers little to none graphics and gameplay wise.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing