Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2

Game review by Alex Porter, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Gory action game with ability to make breasts jiggle.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Great Hack-In-Slash Game! Better than the 1st one.

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 is a great and exciting adventure which Ryu tries to stop the revival of the Archfiend by hacking and slashing through fiendish hordes with new weapons, like the scythe, kusari-gama, and the falcon talons. The game has great graphics, versatile gameplay including mission modes, and the storyline is exciting with shocking moments. However, I'd say it's a game for kids at least 16 and up because, yes, the game is very violent because when you kill enemies, limbs fall off and blood splatters everywhere, but no gore is seen. Language can be foul, several uses of d*mn, h*ll, b*stard but it doesn't get stronger than sh*t and f**k. The character Rachel wears a VERY revealing, skin tight suit that show's parts of her breasts and buttocks (but NO nudity is shown), and the Greater Fiend Elizebet is seen bathing in blood, naked, but the blood covers her breasts and other nudity. However, it's a great action-packed filled game that easily beats the first Ninja Gaiden by a clear mile.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 11+

fun game though i suggest assassins creed 2

very fun and very violent u really cant see much blood because the levels are pretty dark for the most part but arms and other appendages are cut off during battle wether u mean to or not.its a stupid ability to make the famales' breasts jiggle and cant be done in less u shake the controller rampantly so just dont shake the frickin controller!the characters are trying to save the world from demons and such which is always good and common sense says that thier only means of doing that is violence and by the way how else would u do it? say please?wright a peace treaty? what? anyways that was off topic. this games good for people 11 and up.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Great role models

Game Details

  • Platform: PlayStation 3
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Tecmo
  • Release date: September 29, 2009
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and Gore, Partial Nudity, Suggestive Themes, Violence
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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