Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Game review by David Chapman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Dated online shooter drowns in cesspool of toxic behavior.

Linux, Mac, Windows 2012

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 26 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 89 reviews

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age 13+

Is Counter-Strike Global Offensive safe for kids?

I'll admit at first when my son came to me about this game I turned it down. However, after doing some extensive research and not just going off my own personal anti-bias towards shooting games I realized, that this game is just like all others in the genre. A few things that stood out to me when doing my research were the fact that blood, voice chat with others, and the text chat feature can easily be turned off. On top of this, there is no sexualizing of any gender in any way in this game. Now let's talk about the graphics. They are realistic, however, it is impossible to see any gore or specifics of guns or people in Counter-Strike Global Offensive. Overall I believe that if you allow your son to see pg-13 movies they are more than capable to play this game. Rest assured that your kid will be safe while playing and is all set to have a blast with his friends! Hopefully, this review helped!

This title has:

Easy to play/use
2 people found this helpful.
age 4+


amazing game settings can turn off anything including blood and voice/text chat

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use

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