Parents' Guide to

Unit 13

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Intense military shooter rewards shots to the head.

Game PlayStation Vita 2012
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

unit 13 puts players in a tactical game. it focuses more on strategy rather than going all out guns blazing. expect a decent story with fun linear gameplay. the violence is not graphic and my friend's 12 year old son was happy with this title and loves the characters and story rather than gameplay.

age 12+

ok for 12 years olds? i think so.

I think that this is an great game not to violent and is suitable for 12 and up it is not gory at all.

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Unit 13 is a thrilling third-person military shooter that plays like a cross between Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and more "stop and pop" shooting games (like Gears of War 3) that has you hide behind objects, such as walls and crates, and pick the right time to return fire with enemies. While some of the enemy A.I. is questionable, the tense solo missions are varied -- falling into categories like "covert," "deadline," "direct action," and the very tough "elite" -- while the online multiplayer mode, clever scoring system, and leaderboards expands the game's playability and longevity even further.

While not quite as good as Sony's Uncharted: Golden Abyss, this B+ grade PlayStation Vita shooter is fun and frantic. Along with the aforementioned shortcomings, the $40 price tag for this game is also an issue; a mobile game that costs almost as much as a home-based console game is outrageous, so players might want to pick it up as a weekend rental.

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