Game review by Jeremy Gieske, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Terrifying and bloody shooter for adults only.

Windows 2005

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 21 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Great game, for mature audiences.

The game looks pretty good, has great sound effects, good gameplay. In terms of violence it’s pretty gory. Enemies are shot as puffs of blood appear and they can be exploded on occasion. Drugs are used to make your health and reflexes better. The page claims that there is no sexual content, but a ghostly figure that appears naked sometimes (nothing is explicitly shown). Characters will swear every once in a while and use stronger language like fuck and shit. It’s overall a pretty violent game with some swearing, but it’s not anything to traumatize you. The horror is completely different though, and can be unsettling and frightening. It’s a great game and if you find it for a cheap price, check it out. Wouldn’t recommend to anyone below the age of 13 though.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 16+

scary and filled with gore

(-contains very strong bloody violence and gore disturbing images strong horror and language-)-18-

This title has:

Too much violence

Game Details

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