Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey

Game review by Harold Goldberg, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

M-rated DS game that's definitely not for kids - sci-fi RPG.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 13+

The M rating is undeserved

I don't know why the ESBR does what it does, but oh well. I would say that it's not a game for young children. There's a lot of disturbing themes and violence - that being said, it's not excessive and gratuitous, it all contributes to the theme. So if you're fine with the disturbing setting of the game, it's a great game with very deep themes.

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Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Atlus
  • Release date: March 23, 2010
  • Genre: Role-Playing
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood, Fantasy Violence, Language, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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