Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare

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

age 11+

Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 46 reviews

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age 8+

Amazing, fun and silly game has cartoonish violence

Garden Warfare is a fun and innovative online multiplayer game about well… plants and zombies! In this you will play through a much more kid friendly Call of Duty type game and you may come in contact with others, however voice chat doesn’t appear often, and offline options and friend only options are available! VIOLENCE: Cartoonish shooting and explosions with cartoon weapons such as corn launchers, football launchers, lasers, peas, projectile lasers, explosive zombies, a garbage type launcher and even are devoured by “chompers” with no detail. When zombies are “vanquished” they are cartoonishly dismembered along with a spray of green blood, however the zombies are made to look funny and the cartoon violence is unrealistic and is accompanied by dinging noises and silly sounds instead of realistic bullet hits etc. and the gameplay is almost completely a kid friendly arcade shooter. CRUDE HUMOR: The “engineer” class character has his butt crack visible for laughs, some writing on walls are played for laughs but usually only contain mild potty humor and NO foul language. OVERALL: If Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare were a movie, it would be rated PG for sequences of cartoon violence and action, and for crude humor.
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age 11+

One of my favorite games ever.

I have spent well over 300hrs playing this extremely addicting game. This is one of my favorite games ever played. Almost anyone could find themselves playing this gave 5hrs a day. — What is it about - Based on the hugely popular Plants vs Zombies game franchise, PLANTS VS ZOMBIES: GARDEN WARFARE is a game for Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows PC played from an entirely new perspective. Opposed to a two-dimensional "tower defense" game like its predecessors, which had players stopping zombies from invading via the right side of the screen, Garden Warfare is in full 3-D, so zombies attack from all sides. This also means players can use the environment to their benefit, planting barriers and defensive plants in strategic locations. And instead of playing against the game's artificial intelligence (computer-controlled opponents), many modes pit players against other humans controlling the zombies. Garden Warfare also offers deep customization, allowing players to personalize their favorite plants and zombies with hundreds of unique items. Note: all versions of the game are more or less the same, but Xbox One owners can also take advantage of an exclusive split-screen offline co-op mode with another player. The Xbox One edition also offers SmartGlass and Kinect gameplay in Boss mode, in which players command the battlefield from Crazy Dave's RV or Zomboss' blimp. — What’s in the game? Violence - It may be cartoon-like, but this game centers around violence. Plants and zombies use weapons that resemble guns, bombs, grenades, and flying drones. Zombies emit blood, but it's green. Moans of pain can be heard, along with loud explosions. Partial Sexual Material - Some zombies have partially exposed buttocks, accompanied with the sound of flatulence (identified as "Comic Mischief"

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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