Destiny 2: Shadowkeep

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

age 14+

Sci-fi shooter with intense combat encourages teamwork.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 5 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

Great Destiny 2 DLC

Great Destiny 2 DLC

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
age 13+

Good, but not great DLC has more intensity; some heretic elements may not be for children.

Ok before I start Im gonna include everything in Destiny 2. Destiny 2 is an online shooter that promotes teamwork and avenging our race. Violence wise, this game has intense first-person combat that promotes killing aliens and robots using a variety of weapons including pistols, auto rifles, shotguns, sniper rifles, fusion rifles-high caliber weapons that fires a burst of energy-rocket launchers, grenade launchers, and swords as well as a range of magical abilities that can injure and even disintegrate enemies. Also, some of the weapons are called "exotics" which do special things, for example, the hand cannon Crimson's exotic perk allows you to gain health upon killing enemies, and it's default appearance contains blood on it. Any other blood appearing from the player is smeared on the screen. Players may also go against other players in many modes in the Crucible. Also, the review for the blood is all wrong. When you precision shot a Cabal soldier, a mixture of oil and gas spurts out, not blood. With the introduction of the Scorn in Forsaken, precision shots first explode their head, and if you look at their dead body they look very disturbing. Sexual content wise, there is a Crimson Days event that allows you and your "partner" to go against another pair of lovers and defeat them, and Lord Shaxx's dialogue may be mildly inappropriate. Other than that, no sexual themes. Language wise, there is a couple hell's, some damn's, one rumor of an a**hole, and *spoilers* when Cayde 6 dies, Ikora says "We will mount the head of that son of a bitch on his throne," other than that, the only other language is through the enabled chat. Consumerism wise, there is a heap of Destiny 2 merchandising on it's website, and on others as well. Players may also experience hackers in PVP, and it may be very annoying. No drugs, but Cayde mentions some drinks.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing

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