Operation Flashpoint: Red River

Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Challenging military shooter has plenty of blood, profanity.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 17+


Doesnt even have open tactical edge of previous game. All you got is generic Point A to B shooting galleries with no personality or invention. More detailed gore and copious cussing including racial epithets, especially towards Chinese folks. Also Tajikstan is not a "fictional country".
age 16+


As an owner of this game I have beaten it many times and even after all these years it is still a fresh new feeling. New games like Call of Duty and Battlefield take little thought and prove to be no challenge for the player, Flashpoint brings the challenge as it is a semi realistic military simulator so you can expect sorta long helicopter/jeep rides through the mountains of Tajikistan. The gore in this game is pretty bad but keep in mind it doesn't look realistic. The language is also very intense and most likely nothing compared to what you child hears in school. There is no censor option to hide it.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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