Grand Theft Auto V (2022)

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

age 18+

Crime, violence, sex, drugs, and alcohol = not for kids.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 841 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1317 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+
This game seems pretty bad for children, but if you teach them that the stuff in the game is bad there is a high probability that they won’t do it in the real world, and if you sometimes play the game with your kid you can feel how they will act and you can learn what your kid is playing.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much swearing
11 people found this helpful.
age 11+

Bad Reputation But Better Than Many Think

The thing that normally turns most parents away from letting their child get GTA is it’s bad reputation among other parents. I would personally say that the story mode is not appropriate for under 15’s because of how much crime and inappropriate things are in the mode which under 15’s probably won’t be able to handle because they are not mature enough yet. But the online mode is actually okay, and my son (12) likes it because of the aspect of buying cool houses and cars and having free roam in a city where you can choose your lifestyle depending on how much in-game currency you have. The game is absolutely one of the best around, and it’s so amazing how Rockstar put it together. It’s full of things to keep your kid occupied as well.
9 people found this helpful.

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