Parents' Guide to

Conflict: Desert Storm

By Erin McCoin, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

War game may blur line between reality, fantasy.

Game PlayStation 2 , Xbox 2002
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The control scheme is unusually difficult and the game is tough to master. Load times can be long. Due to the design of mission one, when playing in the two-person mode, player number two will not be able to play until the prisoner is rescued from the prison.

Overall the game is an absorbing simulation of the skills and wits needed to command a squad of soldiers in a hostile environment, but it fails to offer any educational value. Although the game is set during a historical period in world history, it fails to offer anything that makes it unique to the Gulf War of 1991. The game could quite easily be set in any environment and it would alter none of the game's value or strategy.

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