Parents' Guide to

James Bond 007: Blood Stone

By Michael Lafferty, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Typical 007 uses violence to save us from bio-terrorists.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 8+

this is actually a decent attempt at a bond game. despite the T rating it has a minimal bit of violence( although you will occasionally shoot a person or two). however, most of the game will be spent doing epic car chases which are non violent exceptional occasions. its a decent game with a fun plot. I'd recommend it to any bond fan or child who loves bond cars.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 12+

Fine, just fine.

Great Game, just a great rollmodel he is and trust me you wouldn't want to say no to your kids or they'll hate you forever

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (14 ):

Blood Stone has a cinematic feel that could have been culled from a movie, though this game does not have a movie release attached to it. The game features a fair amount of cut scenes to drive the story and these go a long way toward creating a viable story arc. The use of the SmartPhone, though, is a bit much and redundant at times. The graphics can be very good, but there can also be frame stutters that spoil the overall mood. The game does have a lively pace and for Bond fans, the inclusion of the voices and likenesses of Daniel Craig and Dame Judith Dench are certainly pluses. There are a few stumbles in the single-player game and the multiplayer is really too standard to be a true plus. Still, for 007 fans, this has some elements that are a treat.

Online interaction: There are three modes available in multiplayer - Team Deathmatch, Objective, and Last Man Standing. Unmoderated voice chat is enabled in these modes so kids may hear rough language. The action is fast-paced and players can either jump into a match via quick play or invite friends for a private game. Up to 16 players can participate in the multiplayer online mayhem.

Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3 , Windows , Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Activision
  • Release date: November 2, 2010
  • Genre: Third-Person Shooter
  • ESRB rating: T for Alcohol and Tobacco Reference, Blood, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes, Violence
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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