Parents' Guide to

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow

By Aaron Lazenby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

More fun than scurvy ... Barely; OK for 12+.

Game PlayStation 2 2006
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Interspersed cut scenes prop up some semblance of a story, but even the voice work of Oscar-nominated Johnny Depp can't infuse drama into the listless unfolding of the game. Players wander through an incredibly limited, linear game experience with little to discover and nothing to surprise. On top of all this, the game suffers from several technical shortcomings, including painfully slow frame rates (resulting in irritating slowdowns), imprecise controls, terrible artificial intelligence, and glitches that leave enemies trapped behind scenery.

While filled with swordplay and killing, THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE LEGEND OF JACK SPARROW features no blood or gore. It's easy to see why families who are fond of the movies would be drawn to this game. But there's no treasure to be found in this uninspired title.

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