Parents' Guide to

Jak II

By Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Beautiful but dark futuristic fantasy world.

Game PlayStation 2 2003
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

Fun, very fun

This game is extremely fun, but has some language and a dark story. The violence isn't bad at all.
age 14+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (8 ):

The dark atmosphere is lightened by comical characters who appear during interludes, such as a parrot translator who takes humorous liberties with his interpretations, and Daxter is back and ever-present as your sassy sidekick.

The game is sprawling with 60-plus missions to complete, and completing them can be a time-consuming chore. Some missions must be executed with absolute perfection or repeated (with escalating frustration each time). All in all, this is a demanding game, but players will delight in exploring the massive fantasy world created here.

Game Details

  • Platform: PlayStation 2
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Naughty Dog
  • Release date: November 5, 2003
  • Genre: Role-Playing
  • ESRB rating: T
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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