Parents' Guide to

Crysis 3

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Middling sci-fi shooter filled with violence and profanity.

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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 6 parent reviews

age 16+

Good game, ok for mature teens.

The game has a lot of violence: the player can cut throat's with a knife, use a bow to kill from the distance, soldier's can be seen burning and around blood slops. Unfortunately, the characters use a lot of profanity, mostly the F**k, and s**t word's. But, overall, the game have a positive message about the sacrifices that the soldier's need to make to complete their missions, and that what can saves us is not advenced technology, but the power of the human spirit. The graphics where also very good, it looked like next gen games in the PS3 and Xbox 360.

This title has:

Great messages
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 15+

Amazing Graphics, for the mature minded

I'm 20, I have younger brothers 13 and up, and they are fine playing the game. The ceph are a little scary to smaller kids like 13 and under. The grahics are incredible, and the gameplay is great in both singleplayer and multiplayer. This game has strong language, it has all the words in the book. What everyone won't tell you is that you can turn the speech off, and disable subtitles. Now you can still hear the cool sound effects and gunshots, you just don't need to hear the overly excessive and purely unnecessary cursing the game has to offer. I also recommend this fps game as all others for children who are mature enough to know the difference between a game and reality and know how precious human life really is. The violence is ok, just some blood and shooting, the aliens will explode sometimes but they kind of look like giant pink gummies in armor. There are scenes from crysis 2 that show prophet killing himself (shot head) which shouldn't be seen by younger kids/ immature kids.

This title has:

Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (12 ):

A graphically sophisticated games, Crysis 3 awes players with its environments that mesh recognizable urban architecture with gorgeous, jungle-like greenery. But while developer Crytek continues to push visual boundaries, it feels like this particular series may be running out of creative gas. The emergent, player-controlled action seen in earlier entries has become more linear here, thanks to smaller levels with fewer objectives. And while players can choose how to tackle each new challenge, the game strongly pushes the player towards stealthy play, making the experience less action-packed than you might expect.

Fans of the genre may still find plenty to like -- stalking monsters with a high-tech bow and arrow while wearing a cloak of invisibility can be a blast -- but Crysis as a series feels like it has reached its natural end. Here's hoping its makers are ready to move on to new challenges.

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