Parents' Guide to

Tekken 6

By Brett Molina, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Worthy brawler skimpy on story, appropriate female attire.

Game PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360 2009
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 16+

Some realism

16 due to the semi-realistic nature of fighting, and the semi-realistic graphics. Besides that it is very "cartoony"

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 10+

Very interesting, Styled game.

Tekken is a long running series. Each as violent as each other. Violence whereas no blood is still considerably violent. So why have I given it such a low age rating? Its a very styled game. Its supposed to look cool and unrealistic. Just kicking and punching someone, Sometimes throwing. As I said. No blood makes it very unrealistic. The sexual content just has girls in short skirts. No worse than a school. Its not going to trouble anyone. The language is barely hearable because I never hear it while playing. Its very kid friendly because its easy. Overall its great! Not much violence, sex or language.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (9 ):

The core of Tekken 6 remains as strong as ever. Experienced players can really dig deep to study and master a specific fighter, while novices can simply mash buttons and still have a good time. A new rage feature allows fighters near defeat to perform more damaging attacks and snatch victory away from opponents. Visually, the game looks fantastic, featuring well-detailed fighters and dynamic backgrounds.

The lone weakness is in the Scenario Campaign mode, which feels both shallow and incredibly boring. Most enemies are extremely easy to take out, and levels follow the same generic structure. Plus, the story is really confusing and tough to follow. If players can overlook this mode, they will still have a worthy fighting game on their hands.

Online interaction: The game includes open voice chat with other players online, which means kids could be exposed to a broad range of inappropriate words and discussions. There's also the risk of exchanging identity information. Common Sense Media does not recommend online play for children under age 12.

Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Namco Bandai
  • Release date: October 27, 2009
  • Genre: Fighting
  • ESRB rating: T for Alcoholic Reference, Crude Humor, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes, Violence
  • Last updated: January 31, 2020

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