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Parent Written byCommonSenseGames March 25, 2014

Not Catered to Kids

I love this game as much as anyone, but it game was made for people who are high school age and older, and for good reason. It has a positive message overall, but so many tragedies occur along the way that kids and preteens likely won't understand it. Additionally, the game is much too long to maintain the attention of a child, so the game will likely be forgotten before the ultimate message is conveyed.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Parent of a 15 year old Written bysushiman8 February 9, 2011
Shin Megami Tensei is by far the greatest game i have ever played. It cannot be described but experienced. The game which has been claimed to be the best RPG ever is the best. The game was so popular they remade it on the psp just so you could play it again in a different way. The game is a blend of 'The Sims and Final Fantasy'. All of the Shin Megami games are turn based RPG's were you control demons. This particular one lands you as a highschool student in japan. You live in a mysterious dorm with many eccentric characters. One night you are awaken at night too find a demon has attacked. You are given an 'evokor' a gun that summons your 'Persona' or inner guardian and protector. Soon you have extrodianry powers of summoning demons. Now to get to the important part of what offensive content is in this game. First off you are summoning demons which might sound bad but you always use your demons for the good of the cause. Many of the demons have phallic shaped heads noses etc. but graphic. A handful of feminine demons have expossed breast but no nipples are visible. The violence is very tame with blood somties on walls and in a few cutscences. The main reason this game got rated m is because when you summon your persona you stick your evokoe pistol to your head and fire it simulating suicide but no blood comes out. If you tween is mature with the adult themes and scariness of the game i would highly recommend it. The game has many positive themes and is good vs evil.
What other families should know
Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Adult Written byokmben April 9, 2008

Good Game

even though there maybe girls in towels, it is not like it is so bad. The suicidal-looking shooting isnt all that bad, I reccomend this.
Adult Written byshinmegamitenseig October 6, 2015

An amazing experience that can be enjoyed by middle school kids

This is a phenomenal game I'm 11 and nothing is TO touchy. There is NO sex, just Persona descriptions(which you don't have to read) that reference sex. The game isn't too violent either. The game has religious symbolism which doesn't really matter too much. The game also teaches great values. The main character, Minato is a great role model. Even though he doesn't talk, he believes in his friends and does what is necessary to save the his friends and the world and he even sacrifices himself at the end to save everyone. Some good values the game teaches is that you shouldn't be afraid of death and should believe in others and trust them. Also the game does have social links which are the individual stories of each person in the game, and the main character all helps them deal with sadness, depression, and anger and helps them let go. Overall the game is phenomenal and is okay for kids ages 12+.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use