Rift

Game review by Michael Lafferty, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

MMO game with fantasy combat and skimpy armor.

Windows 2011

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Used to be a great game

Title says it all. Seems as though they are lacking in funds and manpower. Class balance is a joke, the grind for end game gear is ridiculous, and far too much nickel-and-diming on things. This USED to be an amazing 10/10 game before it went FTP and they fired/laid off most of the talent.
age 14+

Great for kids with the maturity to handle an online game.

This game is definitley one of the best mmorpg's out right now. One upside i see for teenagers is the each faction (these are what decide where your character comes from) has a goal to be good, simply with different ways of achieving this goal, unlike most games where there is a good and an evil faction. The violence isn't gruesome or gory, nothing more then the occasoinal blast of color errupting from a monster when it's attacked. The only thing that could become a problem in my eyes is if the 14 year old isn't mature enough to play a game that is online, but as long as they arent going to send rude or unnecessary messages constantly to other players, there shouldn't be any problem. Overall no problem for teens who are mature enough for an online game.

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For kids who love MMO games

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