Destiny 2

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

age 13+

Online shooter promotes social play, has violent combat.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 28 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 92 reviews

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age 10+

The best first step for reluctant parents

Our family has always been against FPS, but recently my child has entered 8th grade, and is distraught as all of his friends are playing games like COD, or FARCRY. While I disagree with these games, I think it is important for my child to have fun with his friends and be exposed at his age. Additionally, Destiny 2 is in my opinion the least violent FPS, as it has close to no gore, or intense violence, presents foreign aliens as the enemies instead of other players, and offers players options such as swords, bows, magic, and unrealistic and futuristic weapons, instead of more modern weapons such as rifles, pistols, and machine guns. In conclusion I think if you have never exposed your child to games such as these and want to take the first step, this is the perfect way to do it.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
2 people found this helpful.
age 11+

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