Parents' Guide to

Saints Row IV

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Over-the-top alien bloodfest for mature audiences.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 18 parent reviews

age 18+

Alien shooter mixes with sex and drugs

This game is specifically aimed at adults. I do NOT recommend this game for anyone younger than 16, as this content is very mature. Myself I find this game really fun, and a great addition to the Saint's row franchise. Swearing is frequent the b***h word appearing most often. The violence isn't too bad but at the start you make a vicious attack on a terrorist, where you cut his throat while he writhes on the floor blood pouring out.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 9+

I have not got the game yet but I'm thinking about it

Parents don't be afraid to get your kid this game it's not that bad I know I'm a kid but still it's not that bad sex isn't a big factor violenc there is human and alien enemies some blood and gore yes strong language but that's no big deal I will get the game soon and try it out do some research on YouTube its a perfect m game

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (18):
Kids say (39):

Despite some technical bugs -- which can be fixed with a downloadable update -- and some drab environments (not unlike in Saints Row: The Third), this adult game is a fun, silly, and action-heavy adventure in a sort of "guilty pleasure" kind of way. Between the zany story missions, humorous writing, and innovative combat abilities, Saints Row IV gets it mostly right -- if you take the game for what it is. Just when you think the action can't get more bizarre and intense, the talented developers at Volition throw in some extra twists, including robots, space stations, costumes, and unlockable superpowers. If you're of age, love shooters, and have a sense of humor, consider picking up this ridiculously fun but mature game.

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