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By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Violence against Nazis at center of over-the-top shooter.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 18+


This game is not for children of any age and not for squeamish adults. Expect extreme violence and gore. Extreme nudity and adult situations. Swearing, drinking, drugs. HARD R rating.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+

A violent shooter.

Wolfenstein is violent, Even from the front cover. Lots of blood,decapitation and our old favourite. Dismemberment! Its one of the goriest you can buy in the FPS genre. Its pretty boring gore as well. The language is moderate. But there is some swearing. Overall its not really that violent in nature. Because the dismemberment looks stupid and unrealistic. You electrocute people too!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (10):

If you can forgive the lame story, slow cut-scene movies, and some enemy A.I. (artificial intelligence) that's not too smart, Wolfenstein offers some intense (and quite bloody) fighting sequences and very fun, over-the-top boss battles against superhuman foes. The single-player story should provide many hours of intense combat, but the myriad of multiplayer modes -- Team Deathmatch, Objective, and Stopwatch -- all help add to the game's replayability. Our top pick is Stopwatch, which pits two teams against one another to see which side can complete its objectives faster; each team has a soldier, media, an engineer, and a Veil power. Wolfenstein might not be the best game of the year, but it proves to be a very good one that should certainly satiate fans of first-person shooters.

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