Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Game review by Aaron Lazenby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Complex, violent, and for adults -- like C-SPAN.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 36 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Best game Okay for kids 11-

This is by far the best medal gear solid game I’ve played there is just a bit of language and violence first off the blood isn’t even that realistic it looks like a 5 year old scribbled marker on it but this does have a good message on team work and winning

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age 14+

14+ Maybe the best game of ps2 ?

Well, i think this one can be played by younger audience than the newer MGS V: Phantom Pain, which is clearly only for mature audience... The violence here isn't as graphic, but there are still few scenes that i'd suggest you not to give it to kids under 14. I mean 14 is still pretty young, and we don't know how the kids are going to react later on life, i did play these kind of games when i was even younger - but that is no excuse to let your kids play the games regardless of the age restrictions. Besides the story is clearly made for older teens/adults so there is really no sense for anyone younger than 14 to play his game, or at least they won't enjoy as much, but like i said i admit that its not a very traumatizing game in my opinion, the so called sexual scenes are very tame in my opinion - By a young adult man who plays games actively.

Game Details

  • Platform: PlayStation 2
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Konami
  • Release date: November 17, 2004
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: M
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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