Parents' Guide to

Naughty Bear

By Harold Goldberg, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Violent game about mental torture and murdering teddy bears.

Game PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 14 parent reviews

age 11+


This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 10+

Good Game but...

Okay, I would like to start by saying, yes there is a pretty weird concept a bear murdering other bears. But I want to say, the violence is so not bad a two year old could stand it. The whole point is breaking in to a party. There is no blood only stuffing, and like no language at all not even stuff like jerk or meanie especially no cusses

This title has:

Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (14):
Kids say (48):

There's no blood or gore, but Naughty Bear is definitely not for kids. Like the recent Fairytale Fights, it satirizes a cultural icon -- the teddy bear -- by adding something jarringly out of place: extreme violence. Offering an open world to explore is commendable, but sadly, the story isn't much more than hacking, slashing, and the occasional bit of humor. What's more, killing and bullying other bears quickly becomes repetitive.

Naughty Bear just doesn't feel quite finished. The controls are horribly dizzying, and bad camera angles lead players to miss approaching enemies. While the premise of mixing fairy tales (which have a history of violence) with pop culture could have been compelling, this game didn't get the balance right. As is, it's a game that glorifies thrill kills without much humor and storyline.

Online interaction: This game supports open voice chat, which means players could be exposed to inappropriate language or share personal information with strangers.

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