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Parents' Guide to

Dead Space: Extraction

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Gory, mature sci-fi shooter for the Wii delivers thrills.

Game Nintendo Wii 2009
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 16+

Good, but graphic shooter game.

The quality of this game is wonderful, but I only recommend it for older teens and up. Swearing is heard and violence is very graphic. But a wonderful shooter. Definitely one to try out for older teens and adults.
age 17+
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (3 ):

Yes, this "Mature"-rated shooter offers action-heavy, cinematic gameplay that cleverly takes advantage of the Nintendo Wii's motion control -- but players might not be thrilled to learn the game is an "on rails shooter." In other words, to better handle the limited horsepower of the console, you won't be directly controlling your character. Instead, you only have control of your character's weapon rather than their feet -- but that doesn't mean you won't find the game fun or challenging. All in all, with its new story, characters, weapons, enemies, and co-op option, Dead Space: Extraction is a thrilling pick for adult Wii gamers.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Release date: September 28, 2009
  • Genre: First-Person Shooter
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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