Parents' Guide to

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fast-paced action/fights like the Bourne films.

Game Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 2008
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 14+

Not all movie games are bad

The Bourne Conspiracy is a game based on a book and a movie that starred Matt Damon. This game has all the fast paced action and intensity of the movie, from the hand to hand combat, the gun battles and the road chase, this game brings all the exciting parts that's in the movie and let the players feel like they're living in a true spy adventure. The graphics and sounds are superb. Theres no framerate drops and they borrowed the sountracks from the Bourne movies. Violence is expected like in any action hero story, games or movie. The only problem is that the game is short, but still a pretty impressive movie game. I recommend this game to any Bourne fan and any gamers whos looking for a nice exciting adventure.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much violence
age 13+

Great brutal game, but it makes you think!

this game is brutal but has strategy and makes you think! I recommend it, one of my favorite games.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Educational value

Is It Any Good?

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Played from a third-person perspective, players will also learn how to draw and fire a pistol, stealthily hide behind objects for cover (or to eavesdrop for story info), and sprint while chasing a target or evading gunfire. Press the triangle button, which kicks in your "Bourne Instinct," and enemies and objective points are highlighted on a small radar map. Some timed sequences -- where the player must quickly press a specific button on the controller when prompted -- result in a non-interactive scene, such as Bourne jumping over a wide gap or diving away from an exploding device. Later on in the game players will also be able to drive vehicles, which will be handy in a remake of the famous Paris police car chase from 2002's The Bourne Identity movie.

This all might sound like standard fare for an action video game, but the developers at High Moon Studios did a "bang up" job creating the same kind of nonstop thrill ride as the films -- be it the shaky camera angles while Bourne is on the move, slow-motion sequences for dramatic effect, or believable, high-definition characters.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Sierra
  • Release date: June 3, 2008
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: T for Blood, Mild Language, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco, Violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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