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Kids say

(out of 14 reviews)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Review this title!
Kid, 9 years old August 21, 2013
AGE
9
QUALITY
 

best game ever

awesome game language can be turned down i think its for 9 and up
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Teen, 16 years old Written byShelton W August 24, 2013
AGE
15
QUALITY
 

Sam Fisher is back,and VIOLENT as EVER!

This review is mainly towards parents: Splinter Cell is a very popular series produced by the famous thriller and action/adventure author Tom Clancy.But im going to get to the point of this game and kind of share with you the story,and what this game contains that may be inappropriate for younger children.The game takes place during a global war between the government and Sam Fisher the leading agent in this assault is forced to start another mission,that mission includes basically a saving the world kind of climax within the storyline or dialogue whichever you prefer.The game does have strong but infrequent language,very few F-words,not like you would see in a GTA game (Grand Theft Auto).But what gamers would love about this game is the stealth/assault choice approach you have to finish your enemies,the smooth combat and cover system provides enjoyable hours of entertainment.With that said,ages 15 and up is best chosen for this mature rated game,but the main concern in this game is definitely the violence,language much iffy compared to brutal takedowns and moral choice of finishing enemies....i hope this review helped some uncertain parents. You're Welcome! :)
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Teen, 14 years old Written byCyro Ford December 3, 2013
AGE
14
QUALITY
 

played the game not bad at all

splinter cell blacklist is a amazing game the language can be turned off the violence is choice of lethal or non lethal and most violence is in cut scenes which can be skipped i Give the game a recommended age of 14-15
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Kid, 9 years old October 1, 2013
AGE
10
QUALITY
 

not bad

great game for everyone except campaign multiplayer? go right ahead
What other families should know
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Safety and privacy concerns
Teen, 13 years old Written byTheRagingViper December 3, 2014
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING

Tom Clancys: Splinter Cell Blacklist

Tom Clancys: Splinter Cell Blacklist, was a VERY good game in my opinion. There are not many games who can do the stealth correct. I thought that taking cover, shooting from behind cover, as well as ducking from cover to cover was very well done. You can go through the entire game without killing a single person (Other than people killed in cut scenes) this is where the stealth aspect is put into the game. Weapons such as sleeping gas, to tear gas, can immobilize enemies as you sneak past. The campaign was fairly easy, playing on 'Normal' to 'Easy'. Once you switch to 'Hardened' and 'Perfectionist', the game becomes a lot more enjoyable and challenging. For people who get aggravated easily, I would recommend thinking twice about multiplayer. As a "Newbie" there are many secrets and tricks you would not know. It would become annoying to play against the level 56s (The highest level in the game) who have played the other splinter cells, and/or already know the ropes. The community is small on PC and you get the know the regulars. Going from "Hey this person isn't that good at the game." to "Oh, this guy again, lets leave." to even "Oh this hacker again. Lets leave." I want to tell you, there are about 5 well known hackers and Ubisoft does not take action to it. The people playing multiplayer hardly ever speak on mic or chat unless helping teammates find out where "hostiles" are or to cuss at one another for being good. There is enough action in the game... maybe a little to much... I say this because playing the game will force you to; watch as a man being electrocuted before you save him, kill dogs to protect yourself, slit the throats of others and hear the blood draining out of the cuts, and much MUCH more. Overall, the gameplay and just the game itself is very well done. 4/5.
What other families should know
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Teen, 13 years old Written bynbzimm365 October 25, 2014
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING

Good Game but NOT for Kids

The game is good. It has good features and good plot, but it should not be played by kids younger than 16, 14 should be the minimum if someone is going to play it. It has lots of gore and lots of bad language.
What other families should know
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Kid, 12 years old September 7, 2014
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING

Awesome splinter cell!!

Phenomonal story, awesome graphics, but the violence is for mature teens. The blood is definitly not good for little kids. The language, not good. But apart from that very good game.
What other families should know
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Teen, 14 years old Written bymad gamer July 13, 2014
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING

not that bad

First of all before the parents think this is bad it not the game lets you choose non lethal weapons like stun guns and sleeping gas the game is not as dark and brutal as conviction. Its fun hiding in shadows calling enemies to spook them using cool gadgets like a remote control drone used to scout areas or a proximity mine that emits a harmless shock overall its how your kid plays the game I never kill in the game at all
What other families should know
Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Teen, 17 years old Written byJackSmith880 April 10, 2014
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING

Awesome!

At first my parents were wondering if it was the right choice,but after a while they really liked it.They even played online with me.It is not too violent;using smoke grenades and tranquilizer guns against enemies.I think if parents are considering letting their son/daughter play this game it is a good choice because it uses stealth and tactics(dont forget the amazing graphics).If your child if fairly responsible they will be fine with this. Thanks : )
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
Teen, 16 years old Written byaweasomekid1010 December 13, 2013
AGE
13
QUALITY
 

Aweasome game great for teens 13 and up

This games great at first I thought it was going to be inappropriate however I soon realized its not bad at all! Its so cool using sleeping gas and sneaking around in the darkness. The guy also its just killing people for no reason like other games (gta) too!I think thirteen and older will be completely fine with this game!
What other families should know
Great role models
Too much violence
Teen, 17 years old Written byProfesserCrouch October 4, 2013
AGE
10
QUALITY
 

The Sixth Installment

Splinter Cell Blacklist. The sixth installment to the S.C series. Don't trust common sense media unless it comes to movies. They rate EVERY game inappropriate for children. These people obviously do not under stand the word " Option ". They always say all this stuff is rained upon you and you cannot stop. Okay, so listen. This is a great stealth game! It is fun! You really need to play this game. But that isn't what you came here about, is it? No. You came to see if it is appropriate. Well let me tell you, Sam Fisher is a positive role model because he is fighting spies for the government and taking down bad guys. Language may be an issue. Just turn down the volume. Well, all I have for today! Gonna go play some more!
What other families should know
Great role models
Too much swearing
Teen, 16 years old Written byFunpun September 5, 2013
AGE
12
QUALITY
 

Fun game

Awesome game, pretty violent though
Teen, 13 years old Written byMattyB4578 August 23, 2013
AGE
14
QUALITY
 

A fantastic game with gritty themes

It is a really great game if you are a fan of the series. Yes it is violent but it is always because they are bad and if they live thousands of Americans will die. It is bloody and gritty at times but also shows a side to killing that isn't nice and is important to realise it affects people unlike call of duty or assassins creed. Overall it is a fantastic game for mature 13 year old or most 14 year olds depending on the kid.
Teen, 16 years old Written bywillman72 August 20, 2013
AGE
14
QUALITY
 

splinter cell age review

this game has violence but not as much as any other teen rated game and language is medium in the game but there is low drug use.we give our childs army men toys and when it comes to army games there not much difference between toys and games as boys will allways bee influenced by war so it would be good to give them games with positive role models and this games has sam fisher a father deticated to his country and daughter. and the game is basically sneak so violence can be avoided.
What other families should know
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking