League of Legends

Game review by Carolyn Koh, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Online fantasy warfare game with bloody violence, text chat.

Windows 2009

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 63 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 60 reviews

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age 16+

Prevent your child from playing this

I have spent too much time on this game (9,000 hours) and my best advice to parents is to prevent your child from playing it like you would prevent them from crack cocaine. The game can easily destroy your child's life through them getting bad grades because they want to play the game more or become "toxic" as in they will use insults more and be disrespectful to others in real life. In-game, your child can be told to kill themself which is common and also be "flamed" as in their teammates will insult and berate them for performing badly since it's a competitive team vs team game. There's also some sad people who purposely lose the game for his/her team by doing something called inting, this can also be a menace as losing always has this bad, terrible feeling to it. Nobody is preventing anyone from doing all that, since it's an online game with anonymity and nearly every single match, you are matched up with random strangers you have never met before since the game is so populated. It's also not suitable for younger teens as most characters released these days are lewd and oversexualized, which is the company's only source of income - by buying more characters and their "skins" which is just different clothes and cosmetics for a character. If your child has already started playing and may be addicted, my best advice would be to either forcefully prevent them from ever playing or if that does not work, find them other hobbies they could replace the game with. Thank you for reading and spread the word please!
age 10+
Just don't bother spending time and effort into this game. Absolutely not worth it. 0/10 rating from me.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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