The Last of Us: Left Behind

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Violent action in phenomenal, emotional tale of two girls.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 15 reviews

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age 12+

Emotional and well-written prologue has less violence than the original game, but plenty of profanity

The Last of Us: Left Behind (2014) follows 14 year old Ellie and her friend Riley through a shopping mall in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. Serving as a prologue and DLC to the original game, The Last of Us (2013), we switch back and forth between the main games events which remained unseen until now and the past with Ellie and her friend. VIOLENCE: MODERATE Infrequent and relatively tame violence compared to the first game. On occasion, players encounter zombie creatures and get to take them on with a pistol, knife and bow showing a small amount of blood upon killing them and while using explosives, brief gore. Unlike the original game, we don’t face humans until the very end, and even this sequence isn’t very graphic, however this can be stabbed and shot with a pistol and bow, spraying and splattering blood. While using explosives we see brief gore. During cutscenes, we see wounds realistically oozing blood and in one scene a zombies throat is slit open in a rather graphic shot. LANGUAGE: MODERATE Frequent use of “f*ck”, “sh*t”, and “d*ck” over the roughly 1.5 to 2 hour game. The language appears more frequently than it does in the original game, yet because of its length it is nowhere near as strong. 12+ for violence, some bloody images and language

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 14+

Not that bad

Its just a girl looking for her dad

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use

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