Guitar Hero 5

Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Fresh, fun music game sequel with edgy lyrics.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 9+

Great music game with some more mature lyrics.

Guitar hero is a very expensive game, that's for sure. You have to buy game and guitar. But its worth it. Entertaining for kids but with some mature lyrics. Only a few though. You don't listen to that junk anyway. The mature lyrics are useless songs, its very child friendly really. I don't see how the lyrics are that mature. Out of 85ish songs there are about 5 mature lines! Overall its a great game with good songs.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 5+

Perfect for everyone (even us the parents)

All right I bought this game for my son thinking it was really stupid but after seeing how much fu he had I went to check (after a week) to see what was so fun and after starting the game I coldnt stop. : )) It is incredible because you start in an easy level and then you start to gain trust and without knowing you are a pro. Althout it is a littl effort to buy it it last for ever I bought it 1 year ago and my kid still havent stop using it (I have a friend at Rockstar) By the way rocstar is the place where they made it

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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