Parents' Guide to

Calling

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Mediocre teen horror game, more scary than violent.

Game Nintendo Wii 2010
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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

scarey

no way im playing this scareyer than fear frame

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Survival horror fans will likely feel this game lacks the atmosphere and action found in the Resident Evil and Silent Hill series. Rather than focusing on combat, much of the gameplay in this slower-paced adventure focuses on using the Wii Remote as a flashlight, cell phone, radio, and other tools to help unlock clues. But if you're patient enough to wade through the character's stories -- each one chronicling how they stumbled upon The Black Page -- you might find the concept interesting. For example, Chiyo Kishibi received a laptop from her grandson following the death of her husband and so the widow visits the site rumored to help those communicate with the deceased. Overall, however, the mediocre Calling is a weekend rental at best -- and only for those who love Japanese horror flicks.

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