Parents' Guide to

The Walking Dead: Season Two

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Riveting zombie adventure but definitely not for kids.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 13+

Great Game!

This game is slightly more inappropriate than the show. If you watch the show, you should play this game.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much swearing
age 13+

Excellent game

A masterpiece! Some very violent/disturbing points throughout the game, but no sex, no drugs (apart from maybe some tobacco), no gambling, excellent role models and inspirational characters. If you have a 13ish+ year old kid, I would consider letting them play this game. Can be very sad at times. 10/10 amazing game!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (32):

As with the first season of this episodic adventure series, The Walking Dead: Season Two isn't about accumulating kills or mastering stylish attacks but instead about the characters who star in the game. It's about what ordinary people do under extraordinary circumstances in which their lives are in almost constant danger. Do you give strangers the benefit of the doubt? Do you trust a dog that seems to be looking for a friend but with whom you'll likely need to share your food? Do you find strength and solace in a group or try to go it alone? In a life and death situation, whom do you save: The good man who's mortally wounded and sure to die soon regardless of what you do right now or the morally questionable man you don't necessarily trust but who could go on to live a long life?

There are few games like The Walking Dead. Depending on how you choose to play -- whether you really try to place yourself in the shoes of the lead character -- you may end up learning something about yourself and what you would do in stressful situations. It’s definitely not for kids, but older teens and adults looking for something substantial and evocative in their interactive entertainment won’t be disappointed.

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