Dead by Daylight

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

age 18+

Gory slasher game slightly wounded by trap of online play.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 57 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 74 reviews

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age 18+


I see some reviews on here saying this game is okay for ages 12 and up. Sure, the game isn’t that gory and you can turn off messages when it comes to playing online with people. HOWEVER, I’m an adult and have played this game for years. I love this game. But, even with messaging off, if you play as a killer, you will get bullied by four survivors. People try to make you mad in this game and that’s fine with me. However, kids are not mature enough to take that level of in game harassment. Believe me, it gets bad. If you’re an adult, you can ignore it. but for a kid, that’s gonna be really, really frustrating. If they decide to turn on messages for any reason and you’re not around, they will get called slurs, told to k*ll themselves, mocked, etc. it’s a fun game, but the fandom is the most toxic you’ll ever see. Bullying in the game can consist of survivors shining flashlights in your face for no reason, clicking them at you if you miss a hit, “tea-Bagging,” which is simulating putting your balls in someone’s mouth, and overall taunting, especially when your kid is doing badly. As a killer, you’re alone and getting bullied by four people who usually know each other and are on the phone. Again, for adults it’s whatever, but for kids, I highly doubt they can handle it. If your kid gets frustrated by this kind of harassment, they might turn on messaging to give somebody a piece of their mind. That will not go well. If you’re around while they play every single time maybe it’ll be fine. But definitely not alone. The gameplay isn’t super bloody, but some killers “Moris” can be pretty scary. The game isn’t really the problem on this one, it’s just the players. It’s super competitive and it can rly bring out the worst in people if they aren’t mature enough. You don’t want your kid getting angry and saying stuff they can’t take back to somebody else online. Not. For. Kids.
age 2+

I put 7 days in the games ands I learned its trassh

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