Risk of Rain 2

Game review by David Chapman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Repetitive, fast-paced loot shooter best played with others.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 7+

Fantastic game overall

As a 19 year old with a little sister. I've come to expect that each time I get a new game she will want to play it alongside me, and Risk of Rain 2 is no different. First of all, this game does have teamwork involved whenever your playing in multiplayer. Speaking of multiplayer, there is only online multiplayer available to the PS4, Xbox One, and PC versions of the game, and Online and Local multiplayer on Switch. Each version has a chatbox for players to talk to each other through, and on PC/PS4/Xbox One there is also the party system that players may elect to use. I personally play on Switch, so if I choose to speak to teammates I use Discord (Nintendo really needs to learn how to do online, but that's not why I'm here, is it?) Second: violence. How violent is this game really? Not really. This game could actually pass with an E10+ rating just like the original if the ESRB didnt take offense to the presence of blood (which very rarely even shows itself.) Language: very mild, very minimal. Something that someone 7 and up could handle, no f-bombs. Lore still isn't fully written for all of the items. Is it educational? Outside of multiplayer, it's not. I dont necessarily like educational games to begin with (I didnt like them as a kid either, they where boring and I'd only play them once for about 5 minutes before booting up TF2) so I'd understand if you dont get it because it isnt educational. But I will say this, this is a really fun game if rougelikes and 3rd person shooters are your thing!!

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age 7+

oh my god this game is so great

its fast paced rouge like the original is better though

This title has:

Easy to play/use

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