Parents' Guide to

Mad Max

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

More violent than film, adventure has fun but flawed play.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 14+

graphic cutscene where mad max is using a chainsaw to it's villain's head but survived and it has blood no gore,hand to hand combat, using a harpoon on vehicle doors or parts and bad guys but no blood,shotguns. and had some language including a s-bomb & few others.
age 12+

12 and up but 11 if you think your kids mature enough

its a really fun game and never gets boring also you can trun off blood and gore and skipp innoprate scenes, defentily worth the money

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (11 ):

This is a gorgeous open world to explore, take on contracts and side jobs, and upgrade your abilities over time, but there are some unfortunate gameplay issues. For example, some of the earlier missions are fun and challenging, while others are repetitive and/or seem unrelated to the story. Vehicular combat is a blast, but on-foot, hand-to-combat isn't nearly as rewarding. Plus, the difficulty level seems inconsistent; in some missions and areas, bullets and fuel are rare resources, but in other stages, it's not unusual to see fuel cans respawn in front of you. One more discrepancy: You have a big open world but can lose the game if you drive the wrong way and cross an invisible barrier. You get the idea.

For such a promising game, it's too bad these problems exist, but perhaps many of them can be ironed out with a downloadable update ("patch") for it to live up to the hype. It's not a bad game at all, but you might not want to spend $60 on it until (and if) many of these issues are addressed.

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