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By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Cyberpunk 1st-person multiplayer shooter, just OK.

Game Xbox 360 , Windows 2007
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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

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age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

Not so bad actually

I believe that most people can be able to play this game as long as they are 11. They always complain about any tiny bit of blood in any game so i have seen it and its not bad

Is It Any Good?

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After a mandatory six-part tutorial, you can only play Shadowrun online against other players or in a simulated multiplayer match against computer-controlled "bots." You can buy the game for the Microsoft Xbox 360 or Microsoft Windows Vista PCs and play across the two platforms in online matches with up to 16 friends. PC gamers can play online for free using the Windows Vista version with a free Xbox Live Silver account, but Xbox 360 owners and PC users who want to join them must shell out $50 a year for Xbox Live Gold accounts.

Gameplay can be fun and frenetic, but the savvy developers at FASA Studio could've done so much more with this rich world by weaving in a great single-player story, memorable characters, and RPG-like "leveling up" -- without losing the first-person action sequences.

In the end, however, the game is a good but not great multiplayer team-based shooter that doesn't leave a long=lasting impression.

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