Parents' Guide to

Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire

By Michael Lafferty, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Game expansion with sci-fi violence has great storytelling.

Game Windows 2015
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

This is not a game for young children.

The game itself is a great game, but you when add in people on the internet it changes everything. There is a lot of ERP (erotic role players, sex chat) None of the chat channels are monitored. The things people talk about in open chat channels make me cringe at the thought of some children are reading it. You are constantly harassed by gold sellers who will hack your game account and credit cards. You can turn off all chat and play but then it makes it almost impossible to participate in many game group features. The game itself is great, but people on the internet can really ruin it for younger players.
age 11+

Great MMO for your little Star Wars Fan!

Most MMOS aren't appropriate for kids, but Old Republic Changes that! It is an amazing game, were you can choose from a smuggler, Jedi Knight, a Soldier, a Bounty Hunter, Sith lord and much more!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This massively multiplayer online role-playing game features enthralling storytelling with frequent twists and surprises for players. Just when you think you have things figured out, Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire throws in multiple cliffhangers. The cut scenes are fantastic, the action is great, and the expansion breathes life into the MMORPG franchise. The graphics are superb and the sound -- both the voice acting and the music -- plays into the story quite well, making this a compelling gaming experience. Even more important for players, while the game takes place in the MMORPG universe of SWTOR, this chapter-driven experience is very much made for a single-player experience. Yes, it would have been nice if the story line was different from the Jedi or Sith perspective, and there are some moments of lag when you're switching between a cut scene and gameplay, but this is BioWare telling a story in a way that inspires and involves the player to move from adventure to adventure. The worst part is having to wait for Chapter 10 to release in 2016 once you fly through the gameplay. But for fans of Star Wars and MMOs in general, Knights of the Fallen is a must-play.

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