Shin Megami Tensei IV

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

age 16+

Darker, sexualized mature take on "catch 'em all" craze.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

Warning to Christian parents: Satanic imagery and language!

This series and it's spin off titles have some Satanic imagery and themes involving the occult. There's strong language and sexualized characters throughout the game and it has it to where what you do in game changes the ending. You can play as either a "good guy", "evil", or a mix of both. It's a good game as far as the mechanics, and the multiple endings reward players for multiple play throughs extending the gameplay for hundreds of hours just to see everything the game has story wise. However the story is definitely not something a Christian parent would want to expose their children to at a young age. Though it is fine for older teens who don't need things to be explained to them and are mature enough not to take it seriously.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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