Styx: Shards of Darkness

Game review by Paul Semel, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Violent stealth action is sneaky fun for mature players.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+

Really good, great fun but unsuitable for children under 13

Great fun, very enjoyable to play, however the game contains violence, smoking and bad language, some. But it is nowhere near as bad to go to 18+ that is a huge exaggeration, they often say things like sh.t and f..k but 13 year olds and twelve year olds would hear way more swearing than that at school

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 14+
Styx Shards of Darkness is a game set in a fantasy world, where you play as a small, green goblin called Styx. There is a lot of violence in this game: brutally picking off elves and dwarves depending on what you want to do. Stealth is also a key aspect of this game, and sneaking around is almost compulsory. While the violence sometimes seems unnecessary, the killing visual effects are no worse than Assassin's Creed. There is a reasonable amount of swearing in this game, the worst being the f word and the s word (which are said quite a lot), and there are other swear words as well. Being set in a fantasy 'kingdom', there is no realistic aspect of this game. Parents should consider that this game is not aimed at younger children; it may not be suitable for them.

This title has:

Easy to play/use

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