Pokemon Black Version/White Version

Game review by Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Intriguing story has slew of online features.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 37 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Good game For Childerns

This is an great game for childerns.
age 8+

A turning point with a new taste

As I always say, with Pkmn you are safe. In the sense that they always know how to give new emotions and learning at any age.In this case, the hero must fight against the impounding of any Pkmn owned by Trainers. This will help the player understand the bond that can be created between itself and pets in real life, for example. And the pain of a potential detachment.In this episode, also, is an intensive analysis of the father-son kinship with the father as master and the son as slave, in a form of psychological violence fascinating to see included in the game.Each game is a success and discovery. No wonder if the brand continues to be successful. And as always, you can do a lot of things using the latest connections. Try it!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much consumerism

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Release date: March 6, 2011
  • Genre: Adventure
  • ESRB rating: E for Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love adventure and fantasy in their games

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