Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Game about Armageddon is well made but very bloody, violent.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 12 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Simple to learn and fun to master

Definitely not for younger kids, even though the violence is cartoonish and the enemies are mostly monsters. One of the reviews mentioned killing humans in the game, but I don't recall that happening, unless you count zombies. It's fairly easy to get into this game, as it can be played as a basic button-masher, but the skill progression feels right, and rewards the effort to learn the in-depth systems. Pleasing combat, with slick combos -- fights feel fair, and you usually know why you lost. Generous save points help with the learning.
age 12+

Darksiders Review

Fine. No sex. Very stylized blood. Everything is animated. Trying to bring back humanity.

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Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release date: January 5, 2009
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Suggestive Themes
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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