Dead Rising 3

Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Extremely violent and gory zombie game for mature players.

Xbox One 2013

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 15 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+


This Best Zombi Game LIke Them

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

Fun and Brutal Adventure

Dead Rising 3 is a very fun game, that is for sure. But what guardians should know is that it is also very violent. Zombies are dismembered and gored on the regular and human enemies (while not being gored up) are killed quite a bit too. Yes, the main character does kill non-zombie humans, but he does so in self defense and/or the defense of others, and feels deep remorse. There is also a fair amount of sexual content and drinking in this game, as well as more than a few things that a child who is 15 may be too young for. The drinking is not that bad if they do not already think it is cool- Dead Rising 3 won't change their mind either way. The real offenders here are scenes with disturbing sexual aspects and/or sexual violence, but the main character is always saving victims and you do not see anything happen. There is also no upper nudity, and only part of the butt of a male. Some humans/zombies wear strongly revealing outfits.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Game Details

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