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Parents' Guide to

Resistance 2

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Sequel delivers a mature sci-fi shooter.

Game PlayStation 3 2008
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 14+

Resistance 2 is a very gory and scary game.

Resistance is a very gory and over the top game. Stupid amounts of gore can spoil the experience. You blow creatures into bits and there is blood all over the shop. It becomes very graphic at times. Which gets quite irritating. Also its very scary, The creatures are just deformed horrible looking things. The language isn't too bad. I hear a couple of swears but there isn't anything to worry about.
age 14+
Pretty bloody game too it basically includes strong bloody violence and lots of swearing making it inappropriate for teens be sure that YOU ARE 16+ to play it!!!!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (14 ):

Even with the outstanding enemy artificial intelligence, nothing beats playing online against other human players. Resistance 2
ships with many co-op and head-to-head multiplayer modes, supporting up
to 60 players online. In the team-based Skirmish mode, for example,
four to six gamers join a squad, and each has a specific objective to
complete, such as advancing to a control point, regrouping with other
squads, attacking enemies, defending a base, and so on. An enemy squad,
however, has the exact opposite objective as your team, therefore your
mission might be to find and destroy a communications post, while the
rival squad's task is to protect them at all costs. One of our favorite
maps was "Scotia," based on a heavily forested northern Californian

If you liked the first Resistance, you'll love this
sequel. The talented developers at Insomniac Games, led by Ted Price,
have done a "bang up" job creating this fictitious world with memorable
monsters, over-the-top weaponry, and multiple ways to play online.
While not for children or young teens because of its violence and gore,
Resistance 2 is an exhausting and exciting action experience and one of the best PS3 titles of the year.

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