Parents' Guide to

Sin & Punishment: Star Successor

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Fresh and frantic arcade shooter combines many genres.

Game Nintendo Wii 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

If your kid is 8+, buy this game RIGHT NOW!!!

It is nonstop gunplay, including slicing enemies with a sword, and melee attacks, but overall, the violence is minimal, although some scenes are scary. I LOVE THIS GAME!!!!!!!!
age 12+

OK for 12+

This game violence is not intence or disturbing this game violence is mild but the gun sounds are non-stopping

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (8):

Gamers who remember the classic N64 Sin & Punishment or perhaps downloaded the original game via Virtual Console on the Wii Shop Channel will love this frantic, action-packed sequel. This thrilling third-person shooter is spread out among seven diverse stages in, above, and underground a futuristic Japan. The boss battles are as wild as they are challenging -- Can you say laser-shooting dolphins? Sin & Punishment: Star Successor keeps things fresh and fun between its intense combat, side-scrolling and racing components, colorful set pieces and non-stop action sequences. It's one major shortcoming is the disappointing two-player mode; instead of allowing two friends to battle together onscreen, one player controls the character and a friend can only point and shoot at targets.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Release date: June 29, 2010
  • Genre: Third-Person Shooter
  • ESRB rating: T for Fantasy Violence
  • Last updated: August 26, 2022

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