Killzone 3

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

age 18+

Thrilling sci-fi shooter with heavy doses of violence, gore.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 20 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

This game involves violence But not lots and lots.

The first thing to know is the game isnt as gory as alot of people say, alot of thoes people are just over sensitive to war material. The only 2 Extremely gory things i have found in this game is one one of the guns "Only in one level and you dont even have to pick up this weapon but you can if you decide to" and the melee attack that involves stabbing someone in the eye with a knife. The gun i was talking about allows you to shoot Enemies with arrows that get stuck in the enemy and take them with them. As the enemy is pulled to a wall they struggle for only a few seconds before they explode into pieces. Another way this gun is Very Gory is that if you get a headshot with this weapon it rips the enemies head right off and (continues the same as sticking to a wall and exploding "very gory") Other wise there isnt lots of other gore. Its occasional that The characters in the game will swear sometimes but its nothing really bad or anything. There is nothing sexual there is no Alcohol or drugs not anything in that area. So the only Big warning would be the gore. This game was intended to be a Gory War Game not a game to be depicted on For "Whether my 11 year old son should be allowed to play this game" (no way lol)

This title has:

Too much violence
age 12+

A brutal, gory game.

A mature 12 year old can maybe handle it. For anybody who says it's Human on Alien, YOU'RE WRONG. The Helghast who are the enemies you fight or fight with depending on if you're playing campaign or multiplayer, are humans. You can brutally execute them by slitting their throat, stabbing their face and turning it around and around, breaking their neck, hitting them hard enough to kill them, and gouging their eyeballs out with your thumbs. There is lots and lots of blood. Not as much gore (Brains and guts splattered everywhere) or anything really just blood/limbs. The swearing (In campaign) starts of really bad in like the first 5 minutes but slows down later in the game. Only a MATURE 12 year old at minimum should play.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

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