Parents' Guide to

Global Agenda

By Carolyn Koh, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Shooter MMORPG with no blood but chat and headsets.

Game Windows 2010
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age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

great for any one

Its a great game and i wouid reccomend it to anyone

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Global Agenda is a fast paced, massively multiplayer game that combines the combat of a team-based shooter, the character progression of a role-playing game, and the conflict and cooperative play of an MMO. Players form groups and competing for scarce resources and territory as in a strategy game. The game offers nice options with four different classes that players can explore: Assault, Recon (reconnaissance), Robotics, and Medic. Within these classes, players can go down different skill trees to specialize their characters. The excellent tutorial takes the player through some of the backstory as they escape from Commonwealth Primel, teaching them the basics of movement, flying with the jetpack, and equipping their characters. At the end of the tutorial, players will be level five and have opened up all their equipment slots and gained basic weapons.

Players can also skip the tutorial altogether or jump out of it, to level five and reappear in Dome City, across from the Virtual Reality practice fighting arena where players can test different equipment combinations. The strategy involved is what you bring into the match. Players have 15 device points with which to deploy the devices they want to take with them into battle. Players who have played the game longer will have a larger variety of devices to choose from, but no more points, so players can either take less high level devices with them, or more lower level devices. It's all about how you play the game and coordination with your teammates. With gorgeous high-definition graphics and fast-paced game play that's violent but gore-free, players that enjoy shooters such as Halo3 or Star Wars: Battlefront may find the added depth of this MMO just their cup of tea.

Online interaction: With player versus player gameplay, along with open chat and crude taunting animated gestures, one would think this game is rife with negative online experiences. However, this is not entirely so. Players are ranked by the computerized match-making system based on their skills and will be matched with and against others of their skill level. The only way to do well in this game is to play cooperatively and that provides incentives for gamers to play well together. However, the game supports using a headset during play which means kids may hear swearing and other conversation that is inappropriate.

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